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Iphoto quit unexpectedly and now won't open

I have Iphoto '11 9.4.2 and OS X 10.8.5 Twice iPhoto opened then quit unexpectedly. I clicked reopen to rebuild which it did twice but now all I get is the menu bar and iPhoto doesn't open. I ...
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How do I copy all photos from Photos App to an external drive?

After searching here, I'm still confused about how the Photos App library works. I'd like to copy (or simply move) all of my photos (10k+) from the Photos app to an external drive, so that I can then ...
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Why is it that iPhoto nor image capture recognize that I have images or videos in my iphone?

I have an iPhone 6s which I am trying to get the images and videos from to my computer. Usually I used to get them through iPhoto or Image Capture. However, now neither of the apps recognize that my ...
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iphoto and iphone

I transferred my photos from the iphone to my mac. questions: 1. How do I copy, transfer or delete more than 1 at the same time?to a new carpet, album or usb? 2. Once in my mac computer i need to ...
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How much overhead (%) space requires migrating a iPhoto library to a Photo library?

After migrating an iPhoto Library to a Photos App Library, they see actually share space by using hardlinks. So even the Finder says each folder use some amount of space, they are actually sharing it. ...
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Stopped sync of photo's with iTunes, iPhone still claims little storage is used due to sync

I recently stopped the synchronisation of photo's with iTunes on my iPhone. My iPhone removed all photo's it was still showing thanks to this synchronisation, but it still claims some storage is used ...
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El Capitan and old iPhoto backup

Migration from time machine back up. OS of old and new El Capitan) What will happen with all my photos in iPhoto of the back up? Will they be transferred with migration, or should I first install ...
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Migration from Time Machine backup to new MacBook

My MacBook that backed up to Time Machine was stolen. El Capitan was installed. On the new MacBook I first had to upgrade from Yosemite to El Capitan. Then I started migration. It was nearly ...
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Uploading photos from Macbook Pro to Facebook after El Capitan upgrade

I updated to El Capitan after hearing warnings to back up my photo files first. I did back them up, and the file is right where it was before, with all the photos in it. The problem is that I can't ...
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iPhoto Migrated library [duplicate]

I have a Macbook Air 128 Gb and its always short on hard disk! Since Photos app came out, I started using it. I did the initial migration of iPhoto to Photos app (don't know which settings i chose). ...
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Notification when like own photo shared album

When i post a photo in my shared album and i like that photo nothing happens. Nobody in that group gets an notification or someting.. But someone else can like the photo and than works the ...
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Reconnecting System Photos Library to iCloud Photo Library

I need assistance reconnecting my Photo Library back to iCloud Photo Library. My Photos Library is currently set to be my System Photo Library and it lives on an external HD. It had been connected to ...
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Limit iCloud Photo Library space usage on iPhone

Is there anyway limiting the amount of space iCloud Photo Library uses? It seems to use as much space as is available on my iPhone l I really like having the HQ pics on my Mac and I like how it's ...
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Canon SLR photos not uploading from iPhoto to Photo Stream

I uploaded photos from my Canon SLR camera to my iPhoto library last night at 7pm and it is the next day (3pm) and my photos have yet to show up in my Photo Stream album. I have taken pictures with ...
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Does iPhoto hang on to images when Optimise Mac Storage setting is used in Photos.app?

Situation: I've migrated from using iPhoto to Photos.app on the Mac. I am using iCloud Photo Library I have both a MacBook and an iPhone connected to the iCloud Photo Library Both devices have the ...
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If I turn off Photo stream will I lose photos?

I have an Apple laptop, iPhone 7 and older iPad. I synced their photos via iCloud but I don't like photo stream because if you delete a photo on one device you delete from all. And I've already lost ...
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Get my photos on all my devices

I want all my photos from icloud to appear on all my devices. I've turned on icloud onto all my devices but they are all out of sync. This is quite strange, is this expected behaviour? I've read I ...
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Photo app in Yosemite

I just had Yosemite loaded onto my laptop and there is no Photo app (nor iPhoto). I do have ImageCapture, but I would like to work with my albums in either Photo or iPhoto. Can't find it at the ...
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Managing Photo Librarys on NAS and Albums on local drive

I have a NAS system and want to move my photos library to this NAS since there are more and more photos are coming. There are tons of howtos on the internet, so I don't think this is a problem. What ...
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Moving iPhoto and iMovie libraries

Wife has been using iPhoto/Photos and iMovie for storing family photos and videos for roughly 5 years. Have about a 300 GB iMovie library and 100 GB iPhoto library. MacBook Pro is getting full (less ...
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problem emtying iphoto trash after photo installed

I have upgraded to photo, but kept my old iPhoto images. There are plenty of them and now space is an issue so I want to delete some. I have successfully moved them to the external hard drive and have ...
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Photos: Search all photos captured by a particular device (iPhone 5s)

Is there any way in the new Photos app to search for all images taken from a particular device? I want to export all my iPhone images out of Photos app. Currently my library has images imported from ...
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Retrieving files from a Time Machine backup on another computer

My MacBook Air was stolen recently and I need to retrieve the iMovie and iPhoto libraries from a previous backup of the MacBook (done a few months ago) which sit on the external hard drive connected ...
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What are my options for storing iPhoto libraries on an external wireless drive?

My wife and I both have Macbook Airs with relatively small internal HDs. The biggest space hog for both of us is our iPhoto libraries. What are my options for storing our libraries on an external, ...
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iPhoto - find all photos that look like this photo?

All, is there a way in iPhoto to find all the photos that look like a given photo? I suppose I could use Face, but it's actually not for a face, so that's a bit strange. For example, I'd like to tag ...
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iCloud made my photo low-quality!

I want you guys to help me about this.. I was turn on my iCloud Photo Library for a while. I chose " Download and keep original " and they uploaded all of my photo and this is the problem... They ...
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iPhotos disaster

I apparently had too many (3600) photos on my SD card to upload them via Image Capture so I used iPhoto. Upload went well but iPhoto erased my SD card. I want to use to those photos outside of iPhoto ...
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Deleting photos off an iPhone after import

I imported around 4000 pictures to my iPhoto around a year ago but I kept them on my iPhone and now I want to delete them. Is there a way to delete them besides doing it by hand?
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How to access photos on disk image from “Photos”

With the iPhotos app on my Mac Mini I was able to access a specially created disk image for all my photos. I have upgraded to Yosemite and now iPhotos reports it is no longer valid and I must use ...
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OSX Photos never created a .migratedphotolibrary from my iPhoto-library

First time I launched Photos in Yosemite it imported everything from my iphoto.photolibrary and made a new Photos-library (photos1.photoslibrary). Now, much later, I opened the same old iPhoto library ...
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synchronize Photo with iPhone

I recently reset my iPhone and I'm trying to synchronize my photo gallery to the iphone. Everything works fine when I try to import the photo from iphone but, it seems only the photo taken until last ...
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My macbook pro (2011) updated to OS X 10.10.5 and Photo was installed. Most of my older Photo events are missing

When Photo app opened, it did show up a "iPhoto events" tab, but most of my latest photos were missing. Tried the following: 1. I checked the Apple support communities and found that this was a ...
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Photos.app creates blank images after importing iPhoto library

I imported a not very large (40 GB) iPhoto library into the new Photos app. Photos created a bunch of white images when importing some photos in that library: The metadata on these blank photos ...
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How to convert all photos in iPhoto library to no bigger than 1920x1920 resolution?

My wife has a MASSIVE iPhoto library -- thousands of snapshots of her cat and food and flowers, vacation photos, and so on, all taken at the highest resolution on her digital camera (up to 12 ...
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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 [duplicate]

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?