Does Photos work on Apple Silicon?

✅ Yes, Full Native Apple Silicon Support reported as of v6.0

May also be known as Photos or Apple Photos

App Bundles

com.apple.Photos

v6.0
✅ Yes, Full Native Apple Silicon Support
🖥 Supported Architectures X86, ARM
Full Info Plist
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