How to move music and photos to new Mac using Time Machine


Time Machine is one of the feature introduced in the OS X 10.5 leopard and users can use this feature very simple and easy. By using this feature it is possible to back up the files on your Mac device easily, simply we can say this is the great one of the great feature to recover the files on your Mac device. In this article let us see how to move music and photos to new Mac using Time Machine.

  • Initially open the external drive that houses the Time Machine backup folder (Backups.backupdb)
  • Open Backups.backupdb and navigate to the latest folder.
  • Drill down to your Users folder, and find the Music or Pictures folder
  • Launch the Music folder and find the iTunes folder, or open the Pictures folder and find the Photo library.  You can then drag either item to your Mac’s Music or Pictures folder, depending on which one you wish to restore.

Time Machine backups offer lots of flexibility. You can access and restore individual data during the initial OS X setup process, you can restore directly from the Time Machine section of the menu bar and restore individual files, or you can do so manually via Finder as explained above.


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