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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 ...
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Disable iPhoto auto launch when connecting an iPhone in Yosemite [duplicate]

iPhoto starts launching when iPhone is connected even though it never used to before Yosemite. Steps described in: On connecting device - iTunes or iPhotos must not open does not work in Yosemite. ...
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Photos are suddenly duplicated between iPhoto and Aperture; any methods to de-dupe?

I have a library for iPhoto and a separate library for Aperture. A random sampling of hundreds of events (ex: "Jun 22, 2014") which consists of thousands of photos are suddenly appearing in ...
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Share photos from iPhoto to iOS devices on LAN without iCloud

I have an iMac running OSX 10.10 and iPhoto v9.6. I have multiple iOS devices, mostly running iOS 8. How can I let the iOS devices browse the photos on the iMac without physically storing the files on ...
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Burst images will not upload when sharing to iCloud via iPhoto

I took burst photos with my iPhone 6. Plugged into iMac, iPhoto opens, I pull all the images off my phone and into a new iPhoto event, they are no longer on my phone. Now I want to share them using ...
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How do I transfer a photo in Preview to iPhoto?

I have a Photo in Preview. How do I move it to iPhoto?
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How to delete photos from iPhoto album (not only removed from album)?

In iPhoto, select some photos in an album, delete them only remove the photos from the albums (but are not actually deleted). How can I delete photos (move to Trash) inside iPhoto albums (like ...
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How to add GPS data to photos?

When I make photos with iPhone, these show GPS latitude + longitude in many software. My normal camera has no GPS. How to add GPS info to these photos?
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Photo streams linked

i imported my photos and videos to iPhoto on my daughters Mac to save some videos for her. Now both of each of our photos on our photo streams are going to both phones, both past and present. Please ...
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iPhone (And iTunes) shows 1GB of photos, but I don't have any

iPhone 5S, running iOS 8.0.2. For some reason, I've got 1GB of photos that show up on my iPhone and in iTunes, but I can't delete them. I used iPhoto to sync them off my phone. I also had iPhoto ...
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iPhoto takes long time to import Photos and Videos

From a software standpoint why iPhoto sometimes takes so long to import Pictures and Videos? Example Scenario: on the iPhone 5 - iOS 7 there are: 2851 Photos in Camera Roll 1000 Photos in Photo ...
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Syncing photos from iPhoto on a Mac to Photos under iOS8

iTunes used to have an option for syncing an iPhoto library with one's iPhone. This seems to be gone now, leaving only the option of syncing a folder of pictures from one's Mac. Is there some way to ...
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Transfer all videos from iphone to macbook pro without usb cable [duplicate]

Both my USB ports have broken on my macbook pro. And I need to delete all my photos and videos to update the IOS on my iphone. Using iPhoto I have managed to get all the photos across how can I now ...
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Why won’t iPhoto open my iPhoto Library any more?

My copy of iPhoto has stopped opening my iPhoto Library. When I open iPhoto, it shows me an empty “Which photo library do you want iPhoto to use?” window. This happens if I open iPhoto normally, or ...
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iPhoto create an album for every event

I recently purchased a new iMac and imported my entire photo collection into iPhoto (about 40000 photos). These were organized as folder YYMMDD - Event Name, about 1000 folders in total. iPhoto ...
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Why does my iPhoto masters file taking up a lot of storage?

I want to clear some storage from my Mac and it shows that my masters file is 94.7GB, however I only have 2500 pictures and the iPhoto software says it takes up 15.8GB. Why is the masters folder so ...
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Using Lightroom as external editor for iPhoto, how to save image back to iPhoto

I setup iPhoto to use Lightroom 5 as the external editor. Now when I open an image in iPhoto and click edit, it opens in Lightroom and asks me to import the image. Once I click import and make my ...
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Application bundle installation problem on Mavericks!

I own a Macbook Pro in May, 2011 and got two DVD with it. One for installing OS X and another for Application Install. I'm currently running OS X Mavericks and now I want to install applications that ...
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My Photo Stream got polluted - how to rebuild from scratch?

I recently imported some photos into iPhoto on my Mac that I didn't want to appear in My Photo Stream (and on my other devices). However, by default, iPhoto will add imported photos automatically. ...
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A problem with using the iphoto library upgrader tool

I'm running OSX 10.9.4, and IPhoto 9.5.1. I have an old iphoto library (pre 7.0) on a time-machined backup external drive and wanted to access the photos on it. I tried to 'Switch' to it in IPhoto, ...
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Cloud storage options for iPhoto's primary storage (not for backups)

My wife and I both have Macbook Airs with relatively limited internal hard disks. If we could just offload our iPhoto libraries, we'd be fine. What are some of the cloud storage options for iPhoto? ...
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Shared photos on a Photo Stream are not uploading to iPhoto

This is kind of perplexing. I have set up a Photo Stream and shared it with three others. When I add a photo to the stream from my phone or iPad, it will sync with and upload the photos to my other ...
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iPhoto 11 on Mavericks suddenly can not open library anymore

Suddenly my iPhoto can not open the library anymore. It says it does not have the required permissions to the library. I read many article already, also the official of Apple. However, nothing ...
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Photo printing from mac

What is the best way to print photos from Mac and pick them up manually in a local shop? In iPhoto, only option seems to be to have the pics shipped. Is there any plugin that would allow pick from ...
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Upgrading iPhoto 7

I have iPhoto 7.1.5, -came bundled with my MacBook when I purchased it. Am trying to upgrade to 9.5.1 - I have installed and run iPhoto Library Upgrader. I cannot seem to install the latest version ...
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Readable iPhoto library archive

I have a very large iPhoto library and a part of it is old and doesn't have to be modified. To distinguish this part from my whole iPhoto library I will name it "2000_archive". The version of iPhoto ...
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Cannot delete photos from Photo Stream; after deleting, they will restore in iPhoto

I'm trying to delete some photos from photo stream, but deleting from my iPhone 5 (iOS 7.1), iPod 5 (iOS 7.1), Macbook (OS X 10.9) and Mac Mini (OS X 10.9), the photos will show up again the next time ...
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How can I simply and quickly upload just 1 photo from my iPhone to a PC or Mac?

This is really frustrating. Occasionally, my work requires me to upload a photo from my iPhone (ios7) to a clients PC or Mac. I used to simply email it to my Gmail account and download it from the web ...
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On iOS 8 how do you access hi-res photos when you have the optimize photos on? [closed]

I the iOS 8 beta 5 they introduced the new option option, Optimize iPhone Storage keeps lower resolution copies of photos on device, and stores original high-res photos in iCloud. How do you access ...
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iTunes mixes up Aperture and iPhoto

I use iPhoto for my mobile (iPhone, iPad) pictures and I have a separate library in Aperture for the pictures I take with my DSLR. Until now I was just transferring my mobile photos to iPhoto. Now I ...
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error in importing videos

iPhoto in my Mac-Mini pops an error, upon trying to import video from the camera, says: /Users/Pat/Pictures/iPhotoLibrary.photolibrary/Import/Masters/Roll 1/EK000003.AVI Can’t import the ...
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IPhoto And Photo streaming

What happens to the photo stream pictures [monthly] in IPhoto? Do they stay as an event ? Do they erase after a certain period of time?? Do I need to do something else to them?
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IPhoto: how to reflect changes from an event into an album?

I have created an album that contains all the pictures from an event. Can I add a new picture into the event and see the new picture added into the album?
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How to sync EXIF data and date information from iPhoto to original files and flickr

I've recently started a process of scanning old photo albums. I had settled into a nice workflow scanning a few images at a time and using iPhoto to add descriptions and change the dates, thinking ...
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iPhoto only sees some of my camera roll photos

When I connect my iPhone to my MacBook Pro to view the photos in iPhoto, it only sees 1007. When I look at my albums on my phone, my Camera Roll has 1146 (47 of them being videos). There are a few ...
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SD Card won't open iPhoto but SD card icon appears on my desktop

Until just recently I've been able to import photos from my SD card into iPhoto without problem. Now when I insert the same card into the SD slot, an icon appears on my desktop, but the "import ...
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iPhoto 10 : is there still a way to subscribe to rss feed?

I thought there was a menu entry in iPhoto to subscribe to RSS feeds. I can't find it anymore. Is there still a way to do so in iPhoto 10 ?
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How do I prevent iPhoto library from freezing up during upgrade?

I recently updated my iMac to Mavericks and also updated iPhoto. After updating, I have tried to open iPhoto, but it says library needs to be updated before opening. It starts the updating but only ...
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What do each of the files do inside of an iPhoto Library?

Inside my iPhoto library, there are many files and directories. -rw-r--r--@ 1 kevin staff 3.9M Jul 10 21:10 AlbumData.xml drwxr-xr-x 2 kevin staff 68B Dec 23 2013 Attachments drwxr-xr-x ...
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Which metadata files should I back up to ensure my iPhoto library is consistent?

Recently iPhoto decided to delete all metadata about my library, removing all of the albums, rotation information, and other metadata that was stored with my photos. Fortunately the photos were still ...
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Syncing iPhoto between two machines?

I would like to sync my iPhoto library from my Mini to my MBP. I've noticed that iPhoto simply stores all data into one iPhoto Library file. Can this be synchronised? or there are dependancies hidden ...