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Photo app and iCloud, everything has vanished

My old iMac went totally dead on me; all I was getting was the flashing question mark folder. So I sent my Mac off to be looked at and they told me the hard drive was completely wiped clean; as in no ...
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How to make the “Pictures” folder a folder again

Question: Is it possible to change a package directory into an ordinary directory, and how? Context: I was copying an old iPhoto library to my "~/Pictures" folder from an external drive, but I ...
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iPhoto Mountain Lion Crash

I have a Early 2009 iMac 20-inch running OSX 10.8.5. Recently, when I try to iPhoto, it opens for a short time, loads the photos and then it crashes. When I look in the crash report, there is a ...
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Can I safely delete iPhoto from my MacBook Pro if I have the Photos app?

For about a year now I've been using the Photos app my MacBook Pro (OS X El Capitan 10.11.5). Before Photos, I used iPhoto for a couple of years. I only started using Photos once it shipped with newer ...
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iPhoto Upgrade Catch 22

Friend running MacOS 10.7.5 wanted to update the OS but stick with iPhoto. So, we updated to Mavericks before realizing that she had an “old” version of iPhoto, version 9.1.5, which I figured we could ...
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Photos deleted after iPhoto migration

OSX El Capitan 10.11.13 2.9 GHz Intel Core i7 At the end of 2014 my hard drive crashed and i got it recovered professionally, the photos that where on my hard drive where still on iPhoto after i got ...
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Download iPhoto on Mac OS X 10.6.8

I dont seem to have iPhoto on my Mac and can't find a link to download it, only to update it.
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How can I still use keyboard buttons for sound while in iPhoto?

When I'm using iPhoto, the hard audio buttons on the keyboard (previous, pause, next) no longer apply to iTunes. Suddenly, they do things in iPhoto instead. Things like play and pause slideshows, ...
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How to move iDVD images back into iPhoto

I made an iDVD from iPhoto travel pictures. Then my harddrive crashed and I lost all my iPhotos. Can I "download" the iDVD images back into iPhoto? If not, can I print some pictures off of the iDVD?
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Deleted photos from phone when transfering to macbook, how to get back on phone?

I transferred photos from my iphone to my macbook, but turns out the photos were deleted from my phone after the transfer. So now I have the photos on my macbook but not on the phone. I'm trying to ...
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~/Pictures Bloated Size

I am planning on backing up my pictures When I got to ~/Pictures it shows 168.57GB Size and then two libraries iPhoto and photos as shown below. I thought these were just links so total of all my ...
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Upload a custom screensaver to apple tv 4th gen

We've got an apple tv in an office setting, when people first come into the room we'd like to have our logo displayed on the apple tv. Ive created a png image with the logo and a black background. ...
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All my files and pictures got lost or deleted while installing the OS X El Capitan software

All my files and pictures got lost or deleted while installing the OS X El Capitan software! Is there a way to get at least my iPhoto Library back? I have not made a back up before. Thanks for your ...
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With OS X , is there a way to create a 640 x 640 image out of a 500 x 640 image?

Some website requires the user to "crop" the photo, but sometimes you'd like to keep it original. Using OS X alone, can a a 500 x 640 photo be enlarged to 640 x 640 (with white or black bars at the ...
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com.apple.MediaLibraryService error in Console.app – how can I reset or edit its plist?

Does anybody know how I can reset com.apple.MediaLibraryService? I don't have any CPU or battery drain issues with it, but I can't synchronize photos to my iPhone anymore. As soon as I start iTunes (...
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How do I convert my Photos library to actual files and folders with no quality loss?

I spent a lot of time organizing my iPhoto Library with Events. Now, my events have been converted to "Folders" in the new Apple Photos system. I moved them up a level (making them Albums), and I've ...
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iOS and OS X Photos.app - duplicate photos

when adding new photos to my OS X Photos.app and afterwards sync my iPhone with my Mac I see every photo I just added twice on the iPhone: One synced via iTunes and the other one via Photostream. Once ...
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Fix horizon line in Photos (as in iPhotos)

I recall that it was possible with iPhoto to rotate an image by a small amount, just a few degrees, to rectify the orientation of an image. This is useful to make sure that pictures taken at, say, the ...
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Can't download update for iPhoto?

Upon attempting to open iPhoto.app, a window in Finder opens "The version on this Mac is not compatible with OS X Yosemite. Download the latest version for free from the Mac App Store." App Store ...
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Alternate application for using the Photos library?

The new Photos application is great for viewing photos. However it's not great for editing them or organizing them, I dearly miss Aperture for that. Is there any alternate photo application that can ...
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Can I import photos from a locked iPhone to Mac?

I recently messed up my iPhone and my screen's busted. I can't tap anything, but it'll tap randomly anywhere and everywhere. So I can't type my passcode and I'm trying to get all my photos back ...
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How to delete all files in Pictures folder after I moved all the pics to external HD

I am not a Mac owner and am only helping a friend. He bought a new external HD and he wanted to backup all of his pictures (he uses iPhoto). So, I drag and dropped the Pictures folder onto the HD (...
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iPhone Photos Not Recognised on macbook

I was having problems with import and delete with my iPhone to my macbook (delete after import button not showing on any photo apps, fixed it by turning iCloud photos off on the iPhone) but now when I ...
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How can I download all photos in an album and retain the ordering?

I have a photo album with about 200 photos and videos that I've carefully ordered. (The order doesn't correspond to the order in which I took the pictures; I moved things around using the technique ...
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How do I move photos from Photos to Documents without converting from RAW to JPG? [duplicate]

I bought a Mac this week. I uploaded several hundred pictures into Photos. I then drag and dropped them into folders under Documents (for organizational purposes). Unfortunately, the RAW files were ...
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Problems with duplicate photos on Photos app

I've been trying to shrink my Photos Library with no luck. I have some duplicate photos, inherited from the iPhoto days, as the result of syncing my iPhone photos via iCloud and making a local copy of ...
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Large storage system for highly sensitive digital photo library [closed]

I need to find a software system that is compatible with both Mac and PC. I have about 2tb of data which needs to be organised, stored and backed up. The most important function apart from a high ...
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Сheck for duplicate photos on Apple devices

Here's the thing, I have iPhone, iPad and Mac. On each device there is a bunch of photo copies. Is it possible to find and delete photos from my iOS devices that are on my Mac?
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Photos app and iCloud

I have my photos saved in my 'Photos' application on my Macbook Air. I also have them saved on my iCloud (i can see them what i log on icloud.com). Now, if i delete photos from my 'Photos' application,...
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What is Photos Library.photoslibrary_prepare?

I noticed earlier today that I was using a lot more hard drive space than I expected, so I went looking for large folders. Under the Pictures library in my home folder, I see a file called Photos ...
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Can I delete images from Pictures folder? Are they redundant?

I have several gigabyte of images/photos in my Pictures folder on my Mac. I also have the Photos Library and iPhotos Library bundles. I believe all my images/photos would have been imported into the ...
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Iphoto uploaded my pics by itself?

I plugged my iPhone into my uncles MacBook and pressed trust on my phone. When I looked at iphotos, all of my pictures were on there even though I never synced them?! I have some private things on ...
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How do I migrate my photographs FROM Photos back to iPhoto?

I only recently figured out how to open iPhoto again (I hate Photos!) However, is there any way to migrate my newer photos uploaded to Photos (when I thought I had no other choice) to iPhoto? (When I ...
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Importing from iPhoto to Photos - Missing Metadata

I'm importing some photos from iPhoto into Photos, but it appears that most of the metadata isn't transferring. The process is to select File -> Import in Photos, select Photos at the bottom of the ...
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Make Time Machine-like backups of Photos onto external drive

I don't need to backup my whole disk but I want to backup my Photos once a month. From what I've read, Time Machine seems to work amazingly well so I was hoping for a similar solution for Photos. I ...
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How to quit iPhoto in the middle of importing photos

I plugged my iPhone into my Mac and it started importing photos from iPhone. It's been two days and I need to shut down my Mac. How do I stop importing the photos?
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Recreate iPhoto library package from contents

Yesterday I needed to copy an iPhoto library through the CLI. I forgot a slash and accidentally copied the contents of the library package instead of the whole package. Is there anyway to recreate ...
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Photos Having Trouble Accessing Files

I have a fairly large Photos library (35,000+ photos, 75+ GB), which was originally converted from an iPhoto library that I've been maintaining for many years. Many of the older photos are ...
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Is it safe to backup only the Photos.app library, and not the older iPhotos?

Question: Is it safe to take a backup of just the newer Photos.app library, or may it have some crazy dependencies into the older iPhotos library? Background: On my 479 GB HDD, 348 GB is used by "...
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How do I remove or delete a photo from an album, but not from the library?

How do I remove or delete a photo from an album on iPhoto, but not from the library? When I hit "delete", it asks "do you want to remove this photo from your album?", I answer "yes" but the photo ...
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How do I backup and external hard drive (iPhoto Library) to another external hard drive?

My iPhoto Library is on an external hard drive. I want to copy it to another hard drive as a back up. It looks like Time Machine only backups the internal hard drive and selected externals. I don't ...
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Delete picture from photos view, keep in albums

I don't have any Apple products, so sorry if this is an stupid question - I'm an assistant and have been tasked with solving this for my boss. When you open the photos app, you have two options at the ...
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How can I safely backup and remove Photos from MacBook (El Capitan)?

Sub question: Can this be done without a great deal of manual nonsense? I have over 100GB of Photos / Videos in my library after a couple years of imports from my iPhone. While I know that most of ...
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How to extract all the photos used in my calendar projects in Photos app

Each year, I created a calendar project (in iPhoto, then Photos). I would like to be able to create an album of all the photos used in those calendars. I guess they must be stored in one way or ...
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Where does Photos.app store the iPhone videos I've imported?

I use my iPhone to take photos and video, then import them onto my Macbook using the new Photos app. Now I'm trying to find the original videos so I can put them on an external hard drive for a ...
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How do I copy my Mac library / iTunes / iPhoto to my Transcend Jet Drive

I just got myself the Transcend Jet Drive to upgrade my MBP 13" retina with another 128 GB. Read a lot of reviews on that, still can't seem to understand how it actually works. I am not a tech geek ...
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photo storage on iCloud?

OSX El Capitan -- I need to clean out my startup disk. I tried uploading all 11,000 items in my iPhoto to iCloud but I can't because I need more storage there. Which makes more sense, paying for ...
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Why can't I download photos from iCloud onto my computer?

My iPhone has 4,000 photos on it. iCloud is only backing up some of those even though i have plenty of space. I would like to put all of those photos on my computer so that I can print and use them ...
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Sync iMac deleted from “Photos” app with iPhone - Sync Delete

I'm trying to have the images I took on my iPhone be deleted from when I delete them in the "Photos" app or the "iPhotos" app, which still handles some files. How do I Auto Download all pictures/...