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How do I change the Apple ID on iPhoto?

I gave my Macbook Pro to my partner, after reinstalling OSx on the laptop. My info was deleted by me before reinstalling the OS, but my Apple ID still shows up in iPhoto.
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Moving iPhoto to external drive on a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) with 8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3

I bought a Seagate external HD 500gb with my Mac. Recently started using Photoshop and Lightroom, which take up a ton of space. I was thinking of moving my entire iPhoto to the Seagate to free up ...
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iPhoto Smart Album for non-geotagged photos?

Is it possible to make a Smart Album in iPhoto that gathers all the photos without any location info, to facilitate geo-tagging them? I can't seem to find "lack of location" as a filtering option on ...
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Restore my iPhoto library even if I didn't make a backup? [closed]

I've recently formatted and reinstalled Snow Leopard on to my Mac and unfortunately all the photos in my iPhone library are now gone. I had never made a backup for the machine or for my iPhone 5W. I ...
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Missing photos from iPhoto

Some of my photos disappeared from iPhoto recently. I did not delete them or format the hard drive. I have been a mac user since 2003 and am fully aware of the mac os and how it stores files. However ...
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Downloading an old version of iPhoto onto Mac OSX Lion (10.7)

I'm in a very frustrating situation. About a year ago I acquired a white Macbook (model A1181, 2007 version) running OS X Lion. I was using it happily until last week, when my hard drive suddenly ...
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Does online backup work well for OSX?

My external drive recently died, and my local backup failed (a string of bad bad luck). Good thing I have offsite backup, done with one of those cloud backup companies (backblaze). Right now I'm ...
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iPhoto 9.6 — Projects not working after upgrade

After upgrade to iPhoto 9.6 / Yosemite, none of the books are working in any way. I click on them, and they highlight, but nothing happens (no freeze -- just no response). I have tried all ...
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Reconcile faces with facebook contacts

I started tagging faces before iphoto supported facebook integration. As a result, I have many people tagged with non-facebook tags, just with their string names. Is there any way to batch-edit these ...
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Unnamed faces in my oven

Iphoto is putting a high number of unnamed faces in pictures of food in my oven. It's not happening in other pictures, at least I can't see another pattern. Why is this happening and how can I ...
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How to ignore faces permanently in iPhoto?

How to tell iPhoto to ignore the specific faces permanently if I want to ignore them. When I click close button it doesn't work, because the next time when I find faces, THE SAME faces appear again ...
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Lost iPhoto when switching from Yosemite to Maverickes

I have downgraded from Yosemite to Mavericks because Yosemite made my desktop Mac very sluggish. In doing so it completely eliminated iPhoto in iTunes (which I need). I have researched, read forums ...
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screensaver causes error “share does not exist on the server” to endless loop

I've been trying to learn to automate my home Mac environment with Applescript. I've had some success, but am running into seemingly inconsistent and troublesome errors. In order to diagnose the ...
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IPhoto List View

I'm using IPhoto 9.x and was wondering if there was such thing as a list view (much like details view in finder) so that I can easilly see modified date on photos that I have yet to import. Anything ...
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How to either simultaneously delete photo from photo stream and all devices; or

how to designate a photo not to go to the cloud at all. I'll do something like take a picture of an item at Costco to look it up on the net later. But I don't want the picture bumped to the cloud, ...
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Is there a way to download the iphoto 9.6 update/installer for an offline upgrade?

upgrading my mom's mac to yosemite - her internet connection is slow. Would like to put the updater/installer on a USB drive. on the apple site, there are direct downloads for older versions of ...
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iPhoto Library Picker

OK I have been upgrading and moving things around between computers for years and in that time I have managed to have a lot of duplicates in the iPhoto Picker: I have consolidated the libraries down ...
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Automator: Delete source images after importing them is not working

I have an automator script that takes photos from a particular folder and adds it to a particular album in iphotos. One of the function block used is Import Files into iPhotos. with the option ...
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Adding a photo to iPhoto by right clicking in the Finder

How does one add iPhoto to the list of choices when right clicking on a photo in the Finder?
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Remove photo from iPhoto slideshow

I have created an iPhoto slideshow and posted it to iCloud with public access. I now want to remove a photo. I went back to the slideshow source list in iPhoto and when I click on the slideshow ...
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Why are my Events in iOS 8 iPhoto in a completely random order?

Since upgrading to iOS 8, I've noticed that the Events list inside iPhoto is no longer in reverse chronological order. In fact, it's not in any order at all. This makes the Events system almost ...
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iPhoto not launching after upgrading to OS X 10.10, Yosemite

Ever since I migrated to a new Macbook Pro Retina (MacBookPro11,2) and to OS X 10.10, iPhoto won't run. I was running OS X 10.8 on a Macbook Pro (MacBookPro7,1) before. I have tried uninstalling ...
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Where (how) can I print exported Cards (or books) from iPhoto

I designed a holiday greeting card in iPhoto (which is great) but I wanted to see if there was a cheaper option for printing. I'm able to export the card as a PDF by CTRL + right-clicking on the ...
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iPhoto error on one event

My iPhoto files are fine except for one event. The thumbnails look good but when I click on them I get the big exclamation point error message. How can I correct/rebuild this one event?
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How to put an image from PC to iOS 8 iPhone camera roll?

I have a picture on my PC that I want to put into my Camera Roll. PC is vista so I can't install iCloud onto the computer. I have iCloud but when I log in I don't see anything about photos. I see ...
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How may I quit iPhoto without saving modifications?

I am working with a huge photo library and from time to time I experiment quick editing on some pictures. Sometimes I also make uncontrolled changes which apply on a set of pictures I can't correctly ...
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transferring photo modifications to iPhoto

When I transfer photos taken and edited on the iphone (iPhone 6, iOS 8.1.1) to iPhoto (9.6) on my mac (OS X 10.10.1), only the original picute is transferred but not the modifications. Is there a ...
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Photo with a title and quality?

I would like to print high quality photos with the following caracteristics: large size (greater than A3), accurate tuning of the color options, with a well presented title, keep a track of the ...
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Video sync from iPhone to Mac iPhoto

I cannot find the answer to this anywhere. Someone please help? Photos sync ok from the iPhone Photos app to iPhoto on my Mac via iCloud, however videos within this app do not. Is it possible to sync ...
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Transferring iPhoto to iCloud drive

I have been running out of hard drive space on my older MacBook Air. I decided to free up the 91gb of space that is my iPhoto. (I believe) I moved iPhoto in relatively easy fashion. I drug it from ...
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Time Machine won't backup a folder that was previously excluded

I was troubleshooting my wifes iPhoto library and rebuilt a duplicate library. I didn't want to fill up the 2TB external hard drive used for Time Machine, so I excluded the folder that contained only ...
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MacBook updated to OS X Yosemite version 10.10 and experiencing problems with hard drive & iPhoto

I updated my MacBook to OS X Yosemite version 10.10. Everything seems to be fine... apart from: My WD hard drive won't open now - it appears on screen, allows me to enter the password to unlock and ...
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Help With Lacie External Drive for Mac with TWO Users

My husband and I have one MacBook Pro but we each operate our own 'side' of the computer (as separate users). We are now out of space on our computer so I'm trying to copy over files from BOTH sides. ...
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How to get iMovie, iPhoto & garage band back after rebuilding system?

My hard drive malfunctioned and I had to have it replaced with a new one and reboot my Mac. Now iPhoto, iMovie and garage band have all disappeared and are no longer on my Mac. Is there any way to get ...
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Downloading/Sending video from my iphone to some other device in different ways

I have a very large video on my iphone that is pretty important to me, its over an hour long around 8 gigs big. I usually use image capture or iphoto to download my videos from my phone to my mac. ...
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iPhoto AlbumData.xml OriginalPath vs ImagePath

In the AlbumData.xml for some images in the Master Image List exists OriginalPath and ImagePath like: <key>94734</key> <dict> ... some lines deleted ... ...
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iPhoto pics can't be accessed

I have iPhoto 2011 on Mac Book pro. I have an iPhone 4. at some point my photos got synched from my MacBook pro to my phone. When I saw this, I deleted my phone pics. Now I cannot access any ...
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How can I automatically rotate hundreds of pictures with faces on them in iPhoto?

I have a lot of photos in iPhoto that are not correctly rotated. They do not have a horizon in the image, but they do have clear faces so an algorithm could use that as a reference point. I was hoping ...
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After installing Yosemite, opening iPhoto brings my iMac to a halt

After installing Yosemite I attempted to open iPhoto on my 2008 iMac. All my iMac does is show a white screen with a symbol of a file with a ? inside it. I cannot use my keyboard either. What ...
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Can I change the resolution of a png from 120x120 to 180x180?

I have a 120x120 png and I need it to be converted to a 180x180, is this possible using iPhoto or other Apple software for a mac? I do not care if the picture turns out good or not I just need it to ...
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My iPhoto Library has lost its index. Files are invisible, but still taking up space. Is there any way to retrieve them?

Okay--I've seen questions similar to this one, but not identical. So please hang in there while I try to explain this problem: Yesterday, I upgraded iPhoto to version 9.6. It seemed to be doing ...
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iPhoto iPhone photo import cache folder?

If I connect an iPhone to my Mac (any iPhone, whether one that is synced with my library or not), iPhoto will open and directly show the photos stored on this iPhone and allows to "Import Selected". ...
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How do I transfer pictures from iPhoto to iCloud Drive?

I have 17000 pictures in my iPhoto library. How do I transfer them to iCloud Drive?
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Will joining iPhoto libraries keep the face recognition data?

We have lots of photos on our MacBook, and it is very, very slow. We are in a kindergarten, so we use faces to help us put the photos in each child's folder. We have split our library and have two ...
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iOS 8.1..camera roll and photostream / deleted pictures

Before the update, photos saved to camera roll would automatically go to photostream, too. You could then delete them from camera roll but they would remain on your photostream. Now, you can still ...
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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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Importing a shared photo stream into iPhoto creates duplicate photos

I have a shared photo stream in iCloud with a couple thousand pictures. (This is not My Photo Stream, but a stream I created separately.) About half the pictures were shared by me and the other half ...
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Cannot locate 173 GB backups on hard drive

About my Mac Storage states that I have used 173 GB of my hard drive in backups. Where are these? My iPhoto library disappeared, and I have been unable to restore through Time Machine because it ...
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Can I change a photo behind iPhoto's back?

Well, can I change some of the photos in iPhoto's file tree, while iPhoto is not running, such that iPhoto's database does not get corrupt? I would like to change the file size of some of the ...
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iCloud Photo Library

I have 17000 photos in iPhoto. Can I shift my entire library to iCloud Drive or anywhere else ? Why is Apple making this iCloud business so complicated ? Why is the functionality not like Google Drive ...