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Figuring out what Photo Stream is uploading exactly

Even though I have unchecked the Automatic Upload of Photo Stream on Aperture (same on iPhoto), I can see through Little Snitch that it is hogging my upload bandwith constantly. When I wait (hours, ...
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Compress iPhoto movies for archiving

Is there any automatic way (or a good script) to compress the videos you import to iPhoto? I currently import the pictures and videos from my camera, and the videos are not compressed at al, and take ...
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A script to automatically split an Aperture library

My Aperture library contains a ridiculous amount of pictures (well over 30 000) which means it is extremely slow whatever the hard-drive and computer I use. I want to split my library into separate ...
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Sharing large library of Photos and Videos (currently in iPhoto) in different macs at home

currently I have iPhoto on my mac (mountain lion). the library is more than 350 GB (and growing fast). It is only on my computer, but my wife wants to have acces to the pictures too, not only ...
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Can iPhoto create a board book?

I'm looking to make a board book for my 2 year old son. I don't see any obvious settings in iPhoto that lets me choose the paper thickness. It is pretty important to me because my son loves to tear ...
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How do I move my iPhoto library to an external drive available through Time Capsule?

Like many others, the number of photos that we are storing these days is growing. Also, we have multiple iPhoto libraries on various computers. So it makes sense to consolidate photos into a ...
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Can't select an iCloud Photo Stream for Screen Saver

I used to choose an iCloud Photo Stream of mine for my screen saver. But now, when I go to my screen saver settings, there is no option to choose an iCloud Photo Stream, but only Apple's default ...
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How to export photos from a folder in iPhoto, preserving the album structures in the folder?

I have put several albums into a folder in iPhoto. Can I export the photos in this folder, so that the exported directory structure will be like folder/ album1/ album2/ ... Thank you.
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Getting an iPhoto book project created on an iPhone to another device like a Mac or iPad

I can't find an option for exporting my iPhoto book project off my iPhone. I tried looking for a share option, I've checked iCloud to see if it is saved there, I looked in photo streams. I'm hesitant ...
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Dates in my iPhoto library are wrong

Since some time the dates in my iPhoto library have all changed to the day my library was created. The pictures still appear chronologically in the events screen but they all show the creation date ...
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How to force iMovie to create iPhoto video thumbnails in the background?

I import my videos from my camera into iPhoto along with the stills. Then I use iMovie to create videos from them. Unfortunately every time I open iMovie to get some work done it wants to go through ...
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iPhoto 8 alternative

I kind of like iPhoto 8, but it's unmantained, is there an alternative that: runs on 10.6 imports iPhoto library (events, albums, Facebook albums, hidden photos), and works more or less like iPhoto ...
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iPhoto 9.4.2 crashes on startup and reboots MacBook Pro 10.8.2

When I attempt to open iPhoto (9.4.2) on my MacBook Pro (10.8.2) iPhoto crashes and it reboots my laptop. iPhoto will open if I boot the MacBook Pro in safe mode. What could be going wrong?
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iPhoto refuses to open, even after deletion and reinstall

Here's the error message: Dyld Error Message: Library not loaded: /Library/Frameworks/NyxAudioAnalysis.framework/Versions/A/NyxAudioAnalysis Referenced from: ...
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Force images to synchronize from an iPhone to a Mac

My sister in law would like to synchronize photos from her iPhone to her Mac. When she connects the iPhone to her Mac, iTunes starts up but photos don't synchronize. I tried taking a couple of ...
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Can't save all photos to iPad air from photostream

It might sound strange but trying to save the photo portfolios to my iPad using photostream to transfer from iMac, noticed that in one of the folders not all the photos were saved. Repeated several ...
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How to batch download and process camera roll

My camera roll is taking up way too much space on my iPhone, but I like having all my pictures. Every time I connect my iPhone to my computer, I would like to download/save new photos on my Mac, ...
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What is com.apple.medialibraryservice.xpc?

Occasionally when I am using iPhoto an app with a generic white Lego piece icon opens on the dock with the name "com.apple.MediaLibraryService.xpc". Activity Monitor lists it as "(Not Responding)" ...
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Is there a way to recover an older version of my iPhoto database?

I tried uploading a photo from iPhoto to Facebook and the upload failed. I tried again, and it appeared to fail. Blaming my internet connection, I tried again. The upload worked. Then I took a look at ...
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Changing Photo thumbnails

We have one photo that overrides all the photos in iphoto thumbnails. When we pull the photo up it is different than what is on the thumbnail. We want to get rid of the thumbnail photo and have the ...
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Export iphoto library onto time machine?

(Any assistance would be appreciated) I have time machine, and am looking to have iphoto continuously and automatically back up my pictures. (I have so many images and would like them safely on a ...
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Delete old “Faces” and other data and thumbnails in iPhoto 9.5.1

I split my iPhoto Library into two by: Duplicating it Deleting most old photos from the new one I will continue to use (and emptying the iPhoto trash) Deleting the photos from the archived one that ...
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Aperture 3 - Faces - Is there a way to change a person's name across all photos?

I have many of photos of someone tagged using the "Faces" feature in aperture 3. They've changed their name since getting married, and I'd like to update my photos in aperture to show their married ...
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Mountain Lion lost my photo and all photos

I had snow leopard installed on my mac and things like garage band. I have downloaded and installed mountain lion and now have lost iPhoto with all my photos, these included everything from my ...
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What happens to iPhoto originals in Aperture?

iPhoto and Aperture can use the same library. When you edit a photo in iPhoto, it duplicates the photo and keeps the original. Aperture on the other hand saves only the edits and not a new file. What ...
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In iPhoto, convert MJPEG videos to H.264?

In iPhoto, I've got some old MJPEG videos that don't transfer to my iPod Touch. I've got new videos that I took with my iPod Touch that are in the H.264 format, so they transfer fine, of course. How ...
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how to get Apple TV to start an iPhoto slideshow in the middle?

I have a photo album in iPhoto '11. To stream it to my Apple TV (3rd gen), I open iTunes '11 and do File > Home Sharing > Choose Photos to Share with Apple TV. I select my photo album from the ...
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How can I burn my iPhoto slideshow to DVD (to play in DVD player)?

I can't figure out the way to burn my iPhoto slideshow to a DVD so I can play in a DVD player. I am pretty sure this works out of the box but after googling, I only find paid software. I am happy to ...
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Date Taken changed to Import date in iPhoto

I am not seeing the answer for this problem - I imported 14K photos from my PC to Mac, had them ready and cleaned up, no dups, etc., then after importing, most of the photos do not have the correct ...
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lost iphone pictures after uploaded to iphoto

okay so my iphone was running out of space and i noticed i had over 1000 photos. like usual i upload them to my computer using image capture then at the bottom i click "delete pictures after" so they ...
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New photos added to iPhoto aren't available for creating books

Some time ago I started creating a book with iPhoto. Since then I uploaded new photos to iPhoto, but they are not available amongst the photos I can use to create the book. How can I have them ...
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Fix timezone for photos

Does anybody know a convenient way to fix a wrong timezone for a bunch of photos? I've taken a lot of photos with my camera, but forgot to set the right timezone. The pictures are JPG's and include ...
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How can I get the iMovie iPhoto Videos in Event Library to refresh?

Sometimes when I import videos from my iPhone into iPhoto and then open up iMovie, it doesn't show the videos I just imported. I've even tried closing both programs, rebooting my mac, opening iPhoto ...
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Show info for iPhotos Events without mousing over them

When I mouse over an iPhoto Event, under the Event's title it shows the date range for the photos, and the total number of photos in the Event. How can I force iPhoto to show this info for all events, ...
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How to create a slide show with photos from different iPhoto-libraries?

How do I create a slide show with photos stored in different iPhoto-libraries? Is it possible? Or do I have to import the photos to the same iPhoto library first?
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How to access IPhoto on my external hard drive

I can't access my Iphoto libraries from my hard drive. Every time I go to open the IPhoto file in the hard drive the error pops up as follows: "You can't open Iphoto Back up because it is in Time ...
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How to automatically cycle through OSX apps in full screen mode

I'm setting up a Mac Mini in my office primarily as a informational display. I would like it to automatically cycle through several active apps (iCal, preview or iPhoto, Safari, etc.). Basically, I'm ...
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In iPhone Photos, how do I sort photos in all Events by date descending (latest to earliest)?

In iPhone Photos, right now my photos in all Events are sorted by date ascending (from the oldest/earliest photo to the newest/most recent). But in iPhoto on my Mac, photos in all Events are sorted by ...
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Is there a way Spotlight can search for files in iPhoto folder?

I keep my iPhoto library in Dropbox. Sometimes Dropbox creates “conflicted copy” labelled duplicates of files (luckily, the library ignores those files and is working properly). I want to get rid of ...
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iPhoto '11 crash on library update after iPhoto '09

I've recently updated iPhoto to the latest version (i've had 8 version before) and no matter what I do it keeps crashing on library update (i've backed up the library before doing anything). After the ...
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Why do only my original photos sync to my iPhone and not the edited ones anymore?

Since I have moved a lot of my iPhoto library to an external HDD, when I sync my iPhone, I no longer get the edited version of the photos on my iPhone. I can manually sync the photos and I get all ...
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how to import collections from lightroom 4 into iPhoto without duplicating them in events?

i have imported all my original photos in folders from lightroom to iPhoto with success. now i have a folder on my harddrive with 'lightroom edits' which contains all my collections ( albums ) how can ...
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Add image to ipad / iphone photo libary using iexplorer or image capture

Im a big fan of iexplorer and image capture, to get files off my ipad / iphone as i find apple default offering, itunes / iphone, quite fiddly to work with. But i was wandering can i use iexplorer or ...
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iPhoto, Textedit, iCal and Preview problems - Keeps crashing when launched

im having issues with my mac i dont know whats causing this problem. whenever im going launch iCal it crashes same goes with TextEdit and preview too. iPhoto has issues too if launched, it it keeps on ...
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Can't sync iPod Touch 5G with iPhoto, Lightroom

I have a 5th-gen iPod Touch with a little more than 1000 photos. I connected it to Lightroom, and it only shows 159 photos. I tried to import those, and it said the photos couldn't be read. I ...
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iTunes does not synchronize iPhoto albums for Apple TV

The one liner here is, my iPhoto albums do not show up on my Apple TV. This only just stopped working. My iPhoto started up the other day, missing all of the albums. All the photos were still ...
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iPhoto events view broken after import, images missing

I'm running the latest iPhoto on a 10.8.2 Retina MacBook Pro and experience some strange import problems since the end of last month. My library holds more then 26.000 images right now and whenever I ...
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iPhoto doesn't get the gps data of photos

I have a photo camera which store the gps data for each photo. It seems to me me that iPhoto is not aware of the gps data when I import the photos. Is there anyway to make Places to work with the gps ...
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iPhoto 9.2.1 crashes on open

iPhoto 9.2.1 crashes within seconds of opening. I'm running OSX 10.6.8. I have tried deleting and re-installing iPhoto. I have also tried rebuilding the library using iPhoto Manager. Any ideas?
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Resolution of pictures hopping from iphoto to imovie to idvd

So, I've got this pretty big (12 minutes, 3sec/slide) slide show. I may be done with it. I may not. The show is composed of ten iPhoto-11 slideshows. Each one was set up 4:3, then exported, with the ...