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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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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 ...
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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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Combine photos from multiple people's iPhones into a single location?

My wife and I have different iCloud accounts. We would like to have the photos from all our iPhones (I have 2) to be combined in a single location. Is there any way to do this? I had thought we could ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to stack photos versions and master on Photos

I'm trying to get the Aperture like view in Photos Albums view. I want to display versions (modified photos) of the master photos stacked in a single preview (the key photo) like it happens in ...
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Parts of iPhoto library unviewable after moving library to external hard drive

In order to free up space on my computer, I copied my entire iPhoto library to an external hard drive (all 60 GB of it), and then deleted what was on my computer. While most of the photos can be read ...
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How can I restore my faces after upgrading from iPhoto to Yosemite Photos?

After upgrading from iPhoto to the Photos app in Yosemite all of my tagged faces have disappeared and it wants me to start over. Is there any way to get them back? I still have a time machine backup ...
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Restored from time machine, photos in one big pile

Our iMac (OS X Yosemite 10.10) got a new hard drive a few weeks ago, and I used Time Machine to restore from LACIE. Everything seems fine, except for the photos (I guess it's iPhoto '11, it says ...
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How to upload photos from iPhoto to Google Photos?

Google Photos is a wonderful service. I have thousands of photos stored inside iPhoto on my MacBook. What's the suggested way to upload photos from iPhoto to Google Photos?
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Photos on iCloud are not streaming

I've had iCloud set up for streaming photos. I just updated to iOS8 and now my iPhotos on my Mac book are not streaming on my iPhone. In fact, now there are no photos on my iPhone. How do I get ...
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iPhoto (v 9.2) freezes

I'm starting to experience freezes when I try to enhance, adjust or re-name photos. This happen in only one of my 2 libraries. It has about 20K photos. My smaller library has about 16K with no ...
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iPhoto '11 (9.2.3) import from camera ends up in random spot in Events

On a MacBook Pro running 10.6.8, when importing pix to iPhoto '11 (9.2.3), the resulting Events do not show up at the end of the Events screen. Instead, they are placed randomly, and to find them you ...
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iPad 1 viewing photos full size while making albums

With the small thumb sized picture it can be impossible to see people in groups or anything small clearly. Is there a way on the iPad 1 to view pictures full sized while putting them in to their ...
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Sync photos from iPhone to iPhoto, Duplicates

When I plug my iPhone into my Macbook iPhoto pops up as expected. All of the photos from my iPhone show up in the import screen of iPhoto also as expected. However, each photo has a double, so instead ...
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How do I Batch Change a group of photo names on new Photo app?

On the old iPhoto, you used to select Batch Change from dropdown menu after highlighting a group of photos and you could rename them and it would append a number. Now I can only find ways to re-name a ...
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Apple IMac, Yosemite, iPhoto, Old Masters

During a recent photo import to latest version of iPhoto on Yosmite something went terribly wrong and I had to abort, force quit, and my 200GB iphoto library contents 'Masters' are now showing up as ...
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iPhoto trashed photos back in Photos library

I Just upgraded from iPhoto to Photos, and it appears that all the photos that were in the trash in iPhoto are now back in the photo library in Photos. Do I have to go through and delete them all ...
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iCloud Photo Library out of sync

I tried using iCloud Photo Library, but now it is out of sync. There are albums on icloud.com that do not appear on my Mac's Photo.app. I would like for those albums to appear on my Mac. I tried ...
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iPhone, iOS 8.2, can't find photo stream: “Recently Added” album is missing

I'm just now trying to use photo stream for the first time, so maybe there's something I am missing about the way this works. I have pics on my mac, and I want to look at them on my phone. I take pics ...