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If I use iPhoto for iOS to edit a photo from my photostream or one of the albums which is synched from my desktop iPhoto library, it shows up in a special "edited" album in iPhoto for iOS.

Is there a way to have the edited version sent back to my computer? Or accessed from the iOS Photos app?

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If you tap the "Share" icon, you have the option to send photos to the Camera Roll or to share them with iTunes:

This interface is quite flexible, you can send the currently selected photos, all the photos, or choose the photos you want to share. Sharing with iTunes creates a folder in the "Apps" section of your device in iTunes that you can save from:

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Might this answer also address this question?… – bmike Mar 23 '12 at 3:12

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