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Troubleshooting for flash or iLife related beachballs or system hangs?

My wife and I share her iMac, using two separate user accounts. My account is used almost exclusively for browsing the web. My wife's account hosts a large iTunes library, our iPhoto libraries (...
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Show photo dates when reviewing faces

Is it possible to see the date of a photo when I'm confirming additional faces in iPhoto? It's nearly impossible for me to tell my kids apart in some of their photos, but since they were born three ...
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Why did time machine not backup all my iPhoto pictures, how can I know when my backups are incomplete?

My iPhoto library recently became corrupted to the point iPhoto wouldn't load and none of the repair options would fix it (those that come up if you are pressing option+command when you launch iPhoto)....
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Rotated Photos in iPhoto dont sync rotated to iOS

I imported some pictures from a Nikon camera and then rotated them in iPhoto. I then used iTunes to sync those photos to iOS. They did not sync with the new rotated position. Any ideas on why not?
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iPhoto '08 doesn't play video when double-clicked

When I import videos from my iPhone into iPhoto '08, I can't play the video inside of iPhoto. The iPhoto Help says to double-click a video to play it, but that doesn't work. As a workaround, I select ...
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Duplicate libraries iphoto/photos issues. Why Finder miscalculates the free space available?

As I upgraded to Yosemite, Photos appeared as the suggested picture handling app. I decided to stay with iPhoto for many reasons, mainly events and overall look. I noticed that the picture library ...
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Not all photos available for importing from Apple Iphone

I import my iPhone 5s's photos to my Windows 10 HP computer almost every day. However, not all my photos import. For example, I took 15 photos since my last import. When I click "Import photos", my ...
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Keep the liked photos on the computer, while the photo library is moved on the external drive

From time to time I move my photo library to the external drive because I'm running without space on my macbook—that's expected since it gets bigger and bigger while importing videos/photos. From ...
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Camera photos are uploaded are in iPhoto on iMac but are not moving to cloud to access from iPad or iPhone

This is a new problem. I have uploaded my photos from camera to iPhoto. These usually turn up in my photos on my iPad and iPhone shortly after. It has been 2 days and still no sign. I have checked all ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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/...
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How can i place photo albums into my family folder so i can see them on apple tv 4gen?

I want to see all my photos on the apple tv photos app. I have 30,000 saved in iCloud and they are in about 1000 different folders. As far as I can see, you can't save folders within a folder in the ...
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Need help converting back to iPhoto from Photo in OS X Yosemite 10.10.5

Need help converting back to iPhoto from Photo in OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 - has anyone accomplished this? I have seen videos of people doing with with earlier versions, but my iPhoto in Applications has ...
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Reversing Photos consolidate

You can import photos into Photos without copying them into the Photos library. You can then use Consolidate to copy them into the library at a later date. Is there any way to do the opposite? Move ...
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Photos - Preview works, but corrupt on import

I'm trying to import photos from a canon 7d camera. One the camera, the photos are fine, in photos in the import preview the photos are fine, but when I import they get corrupted. I've tried multiple ...
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How do I confirm storage usage in Photo/iPhoto and iCloud backup?

When I view more info on my Photos library it us using 229GB. The iPhoto Library is 207GB. When I check iCloud photos & videos usage there is 188GB. I have completed a full iCloud photos ...
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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 haven'...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...