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Cannot import video into iMovie

I have an avi file that takes 350mb; I go into iMovie and i create a new project, then i create a new event and then i click on import video, i go to the right directory, to the avi file and click on ...
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How can I import external data into HealthKit?

I have a few apps that may not be updated to support iOS 8 and HealthKit, but they do offer CSV export of data they have stored. Is there any way to import historical data into HealthKit and ...
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Import Google Reader subscriptions into Flipboard

Is there a simple way to import my rss subscriptions from Google Reader(GR) into Flipboard(F). I know i can read the subscriptions in F, but want to really import them into F so i can access it in F ...
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Aperture to automatically import videos

Is it possible to have Aperture import videos alongside pictures when importing from a phone. It can handle videos, but when it shows me the list of things to import, only pictures are displayed.
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What's the best way to import DVD into iMovie 11?

My got a new Mac for Christmas and I'm trying to help her import a bunch of DVDs with home movies transferred from VHS into iMovie 11. Google turns up several results but most are trying to sell you ...
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How do I import photos from my iPhone when using iPhoto in full screen mode on Lion?

In non-full screen mode your iPhone shows up in the left side bar under the 'Devices' area. In full screen mode there is no left side bar. I tried File -> Import to Library... but there's no iPhone ...
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What is the optimal setting for importing CDs?

When you use iTunes to import a CD you have several options -- "AAC Encoder," "AIFF Encoder," etc. I'd like to have the best possible sound quality and avoid any sort of lossy compression. Which ...
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How to import an old iPhoto 09 library to iPhoto 11?

I have found an old iPhoto 09 library on a back up folder and I want to import its content to my newly purchased iPhoto 11. Is this possible? If yes, how is it done? By the way: I tried to import it ...
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How to gracefully import CSV files into Numbers.app v3?

I have a process, which has worked faithfully for years in Numbers '09, whereby I download my Bank account data in CSV format, then drag that data directly into my Numbers sheet (after creating an ...
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Why can I not edit some photos Imported from an iPhone to Windows Vista?

Lots of people are complaining about this issue on the Apple Support forums. Some people have some work-arounds but there aren't any explanations of what's going on. I've checked out permissions ...
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Is there any reason not to enable Error Correction in iTunes?

When importing CDs in iTunes you have the option to enable error correction. With the exception of the obvious potential for slower import speeds... is there any reason not to have this enabled?
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Can Numbers ’09 import an Excel XML file?

Can Numbers ’09 (part of the iWork suite) import XML files? Specifically, the format created by Excel when exporting as "XML Spreadsheet 2003." I can't just use Excel's native format because the ...
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How can I import contacts into iPhone from Palm Centro?

I'm planning on purchasing an iPhone 4, and I want to know the most direct method of copying my contacts from my Palm Centro to my iPhone. Extra points for solutions that work on Linux.
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How can I launch an Automator workflow upon import in iPhoto?

I use iPhoto to import images from my iDevices and the photos go to the iPhoto library folder. When I import from my DSLR, I place photos in a folder I organize myself by date and events. I would like ...
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When re-importing music in iTunes, is there a way to set “Replace Existing” as the default and skip the dialog?

I lost a big chunk of my iTunes library due to a disk failure. The database is fine, but the song files are missing. Luckily for me, iTunes will let me reimport the CDs and preserve my existing ...
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Change from Windows Import to Picasa

Whenever my iPhone is plugged in, my Windows7 laptop imports the pictures and videos from it. I want to change this to using Picasa because the Windows importer creates a folder based on the date and ...
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How to not compress inserted pictures in Powerpoint 2011 for Mac?

I am trying to make a presentation for a conference, and am facing a problem that I cannot solve. I have a powerpoint presentation initially created with Powerpoint 2010 for Windows. I am facing ...
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Aperture: during Import, keys to check/uncheck an image?

In Aperture 3, at the beginning of the Import process, one can select/check or unselect/uncheck images one by one. But it requires the mouse. In the Viewer view, during that selection process, I can ...
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How effective is Itunes “error correction” for CD imports?

I have not been able to find out how the Itunes "error correction" option works. There are more effective programs out there for bit perfect rips but I prefer the speed and ease of use of Itunes. Does ...
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Will the new iPad (bought in Korea) work in the USA?

I want to buy the new iPad (iPad 3) in Korea with both the WiFi- and cellular service, but I was wondering if this configuration will work on the Verizon Network in the US? According to Korea's Apple ...
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Trying to convert Sony MiniDV tape (DCR-TRV19) to iMovie '09. Audio clipping is driving me nuts

Folks: I'm running Mac OS X (10.7.2) and iMovie'09 on my 27 inch imac. I'm using a Sony dcr-trv19 that is connected via firewire to the camera. The audio, overall, comes in synced (time) fine; ...
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Are there any physical differences between regional versions of the iPhone 4s?

I'm in the market for an iPhone 4S to replace my older iPhone and iPod. If I took a Christmas holiday in America, the cost of a US phone is substantially less than a UK phone at current exchange ...
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Export Outlook Emails (Mac) to Gmail

I'm looking to export emails from Outlook and Entourage from Macs, and import them into Gmail (Google Apps). Any suggestions? Found really simple solutions for Mac Mail and Outlook for Windows, but ...
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How do I import an MP4 video created using the GoPro Hero Camera into the iPad?

I have recorded some videos using the GoPro Hero Camera set at 960p resolution and 48 frames per second. These videos come out in MP4 format and I an play them on my computer (PC) just fine. However ...
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How to import Apple Mail accounts?

I'm copying the old Mail folder over a fresh OS install. I Copied over ~/Library/Mail & ~/Library/Application Support/Mail Mails and mailboxes imported all right ( even better results than using ...
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iTunes sync stuck on step 5: Importing Photos

When I'm trying to sync my iPad 4 (iOS7) using my Macbook (Mavericks) it stucks on the stage "Importing photos". It was syncing for more than 9 hours with absolutely no progress until I cancelled it. ...
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how to open and modify eps with gimp

I use GIMP a lot for my work, especially for modifying figures in EPS format to put in my latex documents. However I don't know how to configure GIMP to open EPS files. In fact if I try to open an EPS ...
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Remove duplicate smart playlists in iTunes

Background: I relocated my music library to a different hard drive on my Mac. In order to sync iTunes, I exported the playlist, edited all the file paths to the new location, and imported it back ...
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Import music into iPhone without deleting everything

My OSX crashed and I installed it completely new (no backup). Now I wanted to import some music into my iPhone and it seems it is not possible. Every time I get the warning that everything get deleted ...
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Core Graphics on a 2013 Mac Mini

My python script imports from quartz.coregraphics. Is core graphics included on 2013 Mac Minis? I ask because import works on macbook pros running snow leopard and mavericks, but fails on a mini from ...
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Import and create iPhoto Event from folder name

I would like to automatically import a folder to iPhoto (eg. with Automator). The Event Name should be the name of the folder with the images. Is this possible with automator?
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Problems importing an calendar event into iCal

I'm trying to import a calendar event from an ics file into iCal/Calendar: Event details SUMMARY:Class: ACCT 1001 1 Lecture(1829) Start date and time: 30/08/2012 and 3.00 PM End date: 12/12/2012 ...
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Recreating iTunes .itl database from .xml file without itunes copying songs?

I have a Library.xml file, and want have its contents in iTunes. If I follow the recommended "File -> Library -> Import Playlist" option for this, it tries to copy all my songs into the iTunes Media ...
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Mail.app import from Entourage failed

I am trying to import my entire folder structure from Entourage 2008 to Mail on a Mac running OS X 10.5.8. First I tried to export the whole email database from Entourage to the Desktop as a .rge ...
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How to have Finder open 'Pictures' folder upon iPhone connected and photos imported with AutoImporter.app?

I have a nifty setup on my MacBook Pro, where, upon connecting my iPhone, I have AutoImporter.app (/System/Library/Image Capture/Support/Application/AutoImporter.app) automatically import whatever ...
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Is it possible: Automator workflow for date based file import?

I'd like to know if the following is possible with Automator. I want to be able to move any files, but in my special case videos and photos, from any possible device ( iPhone, iPad, SD card, but ...
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How do disable light-speed slideshow of photos when importing into iPhoto from iOS device?

When importing photos from an iOS device into iPhoto (v9.6 if it matters), iPhoto displays each picture in its window one picture at a time (each for a fraction of a second), like a nervous ...
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Non-extractable private key in Keychain Access.app

The manual page for /usr/bin/security on OS X 10.9 indicates that there is a -x option for security import to specify that private keys are non-extractable after being imported. How is this ...
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iPhone Camera Roll has created .XMP files causing photo import crashes in Windows

Somehow, my iPhone 5 (iOS 6.1.2) has created .XMP files for some images on my Camera Roll, and these .XMP files are causing import errors in both Picasa 3.9 and Windows XP Scanner and Camera Wizard. ...
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Reset Aperture Import Locations (paths for referenced masters)?

I run Aperture 3.5 (latest at the time of writing this) and I use referenced masters. Over the time I've changed my directories now and then and all my files are now neatly stored on one drive in one ...
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How to get iPhoto to resume recognizing already imported pictures after Mavericks upgrade

After upgrading to OS X 10.9 Mavericks, I was unpleasantly surprised when I plugged in my camera SD card to try to upload a few new picture I have taken. I always keep the photos on my SD card as a ...
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How to import iPhone pictures directly to Flickr to save space?

I don't like to keep pictures on my small Macbook Air SSD nor on my iPhone, so I am wondering is there a way to upload iPhone pictures directly to my Flickr account without having to import them on my ...
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Enabling “Copy items to the iPhoto Library” in iPhoto

I've been using iPhoto for some time but I had disabled Copy items to the iPhoto Library option at the beginning. Now I decided to let iPhoto manage all my pictures. I enabled Copy items to the ...
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Import H.264 videos into Final Cut Pro X

I tried to import an H.264 video into Final Cut Pro X without success. The software tells me that the file is not importable. VideoSpec shows me the following video track parameters: Format: ...
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How to auto-import AVCHD video?

I need a way to just auto-copy AVCHD from my memory card to the Mac. The Image Capture and AutoImporter apps both work great for still photos and for MP4 video. Image Capture completely ignores ...
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Preview often does not allow import from iPad?

I am finding that sometimes in Preview, under File there is an option for Import from iPad. But sometimes it is not there at all (as of late) and I can find no way to make it appear e.g. by quitting ...
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How can I retroactively import files into my Itunes library?

How can I get Itunes to move everything to my library retroactively. When I add new songs, it copies them to my library but I have a lot of music that I added before I discovered I could enable the ...
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How to duplicate the content of a MiniDV to a DVD?

I'd like to save the content of some miniDV tapes to DVDs. I can use iMovie to do it, but iMovie creates a lot of video files and sort them by date. It will be a titan job to reorder them by hand and ...
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Imported contacts are empty

I have an odd problem. I got an iphone5 and of course, I want all my contacts from my nokia into my iphone, I imported the contacts into outlook, then exported to an csv file, then imported to gmail ...
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Does iTunes put my iTunes account information in track files when I import CD albums?

Does iTunes put my iTunes account information in track files when I import CD albums? I never shared any music because I prefer to buy original CDs but if someone stoles some files of mine can my ...