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I have a Mac that doesn't have iPhoto installed on it, which I use for syncing with my iPhone. Is there any way I can copy images from my phone to my Mac (other than email) without purchasing a copy of iPhoto?

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I have iPhoto on my mac and never purchased it. I always thought it comes along with OS X for free. – cregox Feb 23 '11 at 14:16
@Cawas it comes with every mac (ie. pre-installed), but not on the install DVDs – Loïc Wolff Feb 24 '11 at 9:05
@loic well, I rather use picasa anyway! ;-P – cregox Feb 24 '11 at 15:14
@loic @Cawas there usually is now two DVD's that come with every Mac, the OS install and the Applications install. – jmlumpkin Feb 25 '11 at 17:42
@jml yes, with every Mac. But when I bought (snow) leopard, it wasn't on them – Loïc Wolff Feb 25 '11 at 18:13
up vote 22 down vote accepted

Use Image Capture. You'll find it in your Applications folder. It's surprisingly robust, and it's made by Apple.

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Will this extract video as well? **edit, it will – Jonnybojangles Feb 20 '12 at 17:51
great, iPhoto is changing photo size and etc. so this i great solution – CroiOS Apr 17 '15 at 10:56

You can also use Preview, go File -> Import from iPhone.

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You can also try apps like DropPhox which will sync your pictures to Dropbox as soon as you click them. Very handy!

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