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How to backup photos app on Mac?

I used to use iPhoto but then Apple scrapped it and introduced Photos app. Earlier to backup my library I would copy the iphoto library to external hard disk, but after this new introduction I have ...
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Failed upgrade to iPhoto 10.10.3 and Photos

I have 2 iPhoto libraries. Only the small one converted OK to iPhoto 10.10.3 so is accessible in Yosemite. When trying to convert/upgrade my large iPhoto library to 10.10.3 it failed/froze at 99% on ...
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How to automatically back up and archive my photo library?

I have a Macbook Air. I love it, but the hard drive is too small to fit my entire photo library. At this point the hard-drive is full and I need to find a way to move the files to a back-up location. ...
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Can I delete photo files from Mac desktop after import to Photo?

I'm using Yosemite's Photos app (switching from iPhoto). I had a bunch of image files (about 200) on my desktop which I imported with the new Photos app. I want to clean up my desktop, as all the ...
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Does turning off 'sync from iPhoto' remove my photos?

If I've downloaded my photos onto iPhoto and turn off 'sync from iPhoto' on iTunes, will I loose any photos on iPhoto?
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Unable to run/upgrade iPhoto after upgrading to OS X Yosemite

I just downloaded OS X Yosemite on my Macbook Pro. When I try to open my IPhotos I get a message telling me the version on my computer is not compatible with OS X Yosemite and to download a new ...
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Prevent Photos, iTunes, etc. opening when new device is connected

Sometimes it is necessary to use my mac to install apps being developed on to other people's iOS devices, meaning that it frequently has new iOS devices plugged in. Whenever I plug in a new device 2 ...
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How can I take photos off my iPhone automatically?

I shoot a lot of photos and videos so my iPhone fills up often. The way I deal with it now is a time-wasting chore. I connect my phone to my computer. Dropbox automatically sucks my photos & ...
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Import photos from external disk into iCloud Photo Library via MacBook Air with not enough HD space

I have 60 GB of photos on an external hard disk. I also have a MacBook Air with an empty iPhoto app. The MacBook has 15 gigs left of HD space. Can I import these photos directly into the iCloud Photo ...
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Can someone help me quit iPhoto on my Mac?

So I opened iPhoto to upload some photos. Then mid-download it stopped working. Now I can't shut down my computer or quit the iPhoto app!! Can anyone help me?
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Backup/sync Mac photo to external hard drive

It's already making me crazy - as a newbie with Mac. I have problem with backup/sync of my pictures. I would like to backup pictures from Photo library (Photo app) to external HDD but more like sync. ...
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Moving Files From iCloud to Windows 7

When I log in to iCloud, select 48 pictures, and press download, only 4 get downloaded. I also tried to sync the PC with my iPhone. Only the last 30 pictures are on the iPhone. I want to move the ...
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iPhoto app deleted but the photos are still showing in Media files

I have deleted the iPhoto app, because I no longer use it. However, the photos (all 2000 of them) are still accessible when I try to insert media on Pages or Evernote or Keynote. I want to permanently ...
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Photos preview thumbnails missing on import from android camera

When I connect my android camera to my MacBook and go to the Photos import screen all thumbnails from my photos are missing.. There's a placeholder displayed instead. Probably something to do with ...
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Photo library will not fully upload to iCloud from computer

I'm trying to upload my entire photo library to iCloud before my computer completely breaks down. There have been internet connection issues (among other problems) and I'm trying to back up my photos ...
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Finding photos on OS X 10.10.4

Ever since I updated my MacBook to OS X 10.10.4 a lot of my current uploaded photos from 2015 (iPhoto) can not be found? Am I able to get these back?
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How do I see the queue of untagged faces in the new Mac Photos App?

In the old iPhoto, I could go to a screen to see a queue of faces that hadn't been tagged, with tag suggestions. In the new Photos App, whilst I can tag photos, I can't find the bit where I get the ...
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GarageBand, iPhoto re-install?

I had to have my 2011 MacBook Pro wiped out and re-installed because of malware. I noticed that my previous package--iMovie, GarageBand, and iPhoto--is not longer installed. I checked online forums ...
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OS X Yosemite Photos App: Is there a way to collapse collections/moments under single cover photo?

In the old iPhoto, you could browse Events (now broken up into Collections and Moments) with each event represented by a single cover photo. You would then double-click on the Event to see its photos. ...
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How to share large size images from Photos app via Mail

It used to be possible to email photos from iPhoto in several meaningful sizes: full size, large, medium, small. Those sizes still exist ostensibly, but when selecting "large," the size is nearly ...
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All of my photos from iPhoto have disappeared!

I come back home and go to iPhotos to print out a picture and there is nothing there except a big blank screen and in the top corner it says "Which photo library do you want iPhoto to use? To open, ...
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my Photo Booth randomly came on

I fall asleep with my macbook on sometimes, watching a show or listening to music and I have woken up with my Photo Booth on several times, which for some reason creeps me out because the light turns ...
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Restore Photos/Videos Back to iPhone Camera Roll

If you connect the iPhone to Windows, it comes up in the Computer as a digital camera and lets you Copy/Move photos/videos easily from there, you don’t need to use Photos on the Mac. If, after ...
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How to stack photos versions and master on Photos

I'm trying to get the Aperture like view in Photos Albums view. I want to display versions (modified photos) of the master photos stacked in a single preview (the key photo) like it happens in ...
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Parts of iPhoto library unviewable after moving library to external hard drive

In order to free up space on my computer, I copied my entire iPhoto library to an external hard drive (all 60 GB of it), and then deleted what was on my computer. While most of the photos can be read ...
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How can I restore my faces after upgrading from iPhoto to Yosemite Photos?

After upgrading from iPhoto to the Photos app in Yosemite all of my tagged faces have disappeared and it wants me to start over. Is there any way to get them back? I still have a time machine backup ...
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iPhoto does not recognise the photos on the SD card of my new camera.

I am running Lion on iMac and iPhoto is up to date. my new camera is a sony a6000. The photos show up in the import window, even with an image of the camera, but when I ask iPhoto to import them it ...
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Copy iPhoto library

I have two Macs: an iMac (20-inch Early 2008) with Mac OS X Lion 10.7.5 and a MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012) with OS X Yosemite 10.10.3. Both computers back up to a 2TB Time Capsule. I need to copy ...
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Restored from time machine, photos in one big pile

Our iMac (OS X Yosemite 10.10) got a new hard drive a few weeks ago, and I used Time Machine to restore from LACIE. Everything seems fine, except for the photos (I guess it's iPhoto '11, it says ...
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Terminal Command Line to find corrupted files

I do have just one corrupted photo into my Photos Library. Is there is any UNIX command line that I can use in terminal in order to scan my Photos Library Folder and find out which file is corrupted? ...
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How do I solve the Error Code -36?

I deleted some photos from iPhotos and Photos libraries that I should not have. I want to restore these from my Time Machine back of a couple days ago. When I do this I keep getting the following ...
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How to delete photos from iPhoto/Phots with a particular filename format?

I have a phone that stores 2 images every time I take a picture. One is a high resolution photo and the other is a low resolution photo. When I connect my phone to the mac, it imports all the photos ...
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3 referenced files in your library will not upload to iCloud Photo Library error

Select referenced files in your library and choose “Consolidate” from the File menu to copy the original files into the library. I get the following error messages when I try and sync my Photos ...
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Videos from Shared Album Not Appearing in iPhoto

A friend recently shared an album with me on Photostream. The album contains videos only. I clicked on the invitation and was able to successfully view the videos within the album on my iPhone. On my ...
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Photos app - moving pictures and re-associating

I have been organizing years of photos and photo albums into Apple's new Photos app. I recently picked up a new SSD to just handle my photo collection. I moved all of the photos to that drive. Now the ...
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Can I delete the iPhoto Library? [duplicate]

Now that I am using Photos in OS X Yosemite, can I delete the old iPhoto library to free up some space?
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Managing Photos Library

I have a new-ish Macbook Air with limited HD space. I take a lot of photos as a wannabe photographer. Even if I had more HD space, eventually I'd run out of space. I have and use Photostream, but I'm ...
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iPhoto library was deleted, had me create a new library. Went into Finder & don't have the “Masters” folder. Where are my original photos?

I did a little research, & I found numerous websites directing me to go to iPhoto on Finder, right click, & click on "Show Package Contents". When I click on it, I am directed to a folder that ...
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iPhoto on Mac doesn't download the full iCloud photo library

My iCloud account is already set up and contains several years worth of photos. If I log in to my iCloud account from a new iPad, I understand that only the last 60 days worth of photos will be ...
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How do I fix the duplicate libraries I think the new Photos app has made?

I used to use iPhoto, and my photo library was around ~40GB+ in size. When I upgraded to Yosemite, I was forced to use the "Photos" app which "migrated" my photos. When I open my home folder. The ...
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How do I maintain photo filters (e.g. Noir) when transferring from iPhone to iPhoto on MacBook?

I love using my 5c photo filters but when I go to download photos into iPhoto on my MacBook Pro from my iPhone, the filters disappear. All my photos end up in color. How do I maintain the filters?
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When plugging in iPhone, iTunes and iPhoto open on my Mac

So, I've seen this question and tried to follow it... but it happens regardless. And to top it all off, iTunes gives me a grave warning now everytime I plugin my phone "if you do not authorize this ...
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How to duplicate-check between iPhoto Library and Photos Library *and* move non-duplicates from iPhoto -> Photos?

I'm working on merging a 11000+ image iPhoto Library with a Photos Library - with the purpose of pushing it to iCloud Photos. I'm not exactly sure how to proceed. I know that my friend has new images ...
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OS X Mavericks: Update from iPhoto 9.4.3 to iPhoto 9.5.1 when unable to do so via Mac App Store

am using an OS X Mavericks iPhoto 9.4.3 and trying to install iPhoto 9.5.1 - but when I load up iPhoto 9.4.3, it states that I should update to iPhoto 9.5.1 - I click "Go to Software Update", am ...
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How to upload photos from iPhoto to Google Photos?

Google Photos is a wonderful service. I have thousands of photos stored inside iPhoto on my MacBook. What's the suggested way to upload photos from iPhoto to Google Photos?
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Photos on iCloud are not streaming

I've had iCloud set up for streaming photos. I just updated to iOS8 and now my iPhotos on my Mac book are not streaming on my iPhone. In fact, now there are no photos on my iPhone. How do I get ...
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Delete album from Photos.app

I have a Macbook Pro running Yosemite, but no iPad or iPhone. Photos.app transferred the entire contents of my iPhoto libraries, but I cannot see how to delete an unwanted event. Although I am using ...
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How did my deleted iCloud photos end up in the new Photos app?

so i've just upgraded to OS X Yosemite, which comes with the new Photos app. and i am scared! the minute i opened the app, it prompted me to log in to the iCloud and started downloading some old ...
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Automatically create monthly Photo Stream albums in the new photos app

Back in iPhoto, when using Photo Stream with my iPhone, photos would automatically be put into albums in the main page, one for each month. Eg Dec 2014 Photo Stream followed by another album called ...
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New Apple Photos app and iCloud: uploading archived libraries

As my macbook doesn't have enough storage for my family photos and videos, every 1-2 years I'd start a new iPhoto library, and will place the old one on an external USB disk. I have 4-5 iPhoto ...