SIPS Workflows

SIPS is a suite of tools for working with images that is built into macOS and makes for useful additions in photography workflows on Mac.

Screenshot of ImageOptim preferences for removing metadata from images

How to Strip Out Metadata from Photos on Mac

There are several options for removing image metadata for privacy on Mac, from standalone apps to highly versatile command-line tools. Here’s a rundown of some of the best options.

How to Use macOS SIPS to Batch Resize Images

There are many ways to resize images. On Mac, SIPS is an especially good option for working with large batches of images. It’s a free command-line tool that’s baked into macOS.