How to Upload Photos from Mac to SmugMug?

Smugmug is a popular photo and video sharing website which is used to upload HD photos & videos to share them with family and friends. It allows you to upload unlimited number of .jpeg, .gif and .png files to SumgMug account. It has a file size limitations while uploading photos. The uploading file size limit is 50 MB and 100 megapixels for each photo. If your file exceeds those limits, then SmugMug recompress it to bring it within the limit. SmugMug supports .jpeg files and can be ordered as prints and gifts. It does not support .png files for prints and gifts.

Here are the steps to Upload Photos from Mac to SmugMug:

  1. Go to & sign in to your account. If you don't have an account, then create one.
  2. Once you have signed into your account, click "Upload" button located at top left corner of the window.
  3. Select "To New Gallery" option to create a new gallery & upload photos into it.
  4. A "New Gallery" window opens-up.
  5. Enter gallery name, description, privacy level & click "Enter" button.
  6. A "Upload to" window opens-up.
  7. A "File upload" window opens up. Browse & select photos which you want to upload.
  8. Click "Open" button.
  9. You will get a "Upload complete" message.
  10. If you want to upload more photos then click "Click to Browse" button.
  11. Click "Done" button.
  12. You have another option to upload the photos i.e "Drag-and-drop". Here you can simply drag your photos directly from your computer to a location in your SmugMug.
  13. All your photos will now be uploaded to SmugMug.

You can now install PicBackMan's SmugMug uploader for Mac from the website  and start backing up SmugMug Photos & videos.

253+ Reviews & Counting

Kip Roof testimonial Kip Roofgoogle photos flickr
PicBackMan does exactly what it's supposed to. It's quick and efficient. It runs unobtrusively in the background and has done an excellent job of uploading more than 300GB of photos to 2 different services. After having lost a lot of personal memories to a hard drive crash, it's nice to know that my photos are safe in 2 different places.
Julia Alyea Farella testimonialJulia Alyea Farella smugmug
LOVE this program! Works better than ANY other program out there that I have found to upload thousands of pictures WITH SUB-FOLDERS to SmugMug! Thank you so much for what you do! :) #happycustomer
Pausing Motion testimonialPausingMotionsmugmug
I pointed PicBackMan at a directory structure, and next time I looked - all the photos had uploaded! Pretty cool. I use SmugMug and while I really like it, the process of creating directories in is pretty laborious when you need to make 80+ at a time. This was a breeze. Thank you!
Gavin Whitham testimonialGavin Whithamflickr
PicBackMan was really easy to setup and has been running for 3 days now backing up all my locally saved photos to Flickr. My photos are really valuable to me so it's great to be able to have them easily backed up to a secure location.
 Jim Griffin testimonialJim Griffinsmugmug
It's AWESOME!! I have tens of thousands of pictures...and they are now successfully uploaded to SmugMug, where they are safely backed up, and I can edit and organize them. If you are hesitating about using PicBackMan, hesitate no longer...try it...and you'll be glad you did!!