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Is there an easy way to export all movies from iPhoto into iMovie

Is there some easy way to just move all of my movies out of iphoto and into imovie?
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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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Scripting iphoto for face detection?

A coworker just asked me if I could help him script iPhoto, but I'm totally inexperienced with iPhoto and with scripting apps. He has thousands of photos and he needs to filter out those that do not ...
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iPhoto “passworded folder” mechanism

In iPhoto, I have all pictures I've ever taken, or opened from my email. It includes, for example, pictures of my gf showing me the underwear she is hesitating to buy, or anything else I might not be ...
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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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iPhoto - Removing image files that weren't taken by a camera

I recently attempted to import my archive of 20000 photos into iPhoto - unfortunately I found out that some of the imported images were not photos but things I downloaded from the internet. I would ...
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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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Can I add existing photos in my camera roll to a new photo stream?

I just got a new MacBook Pro with the current version of iPhoto, which supports Photo Stream. I have an iPhone 4, but never had Photo Stream enabled because my previous computer couldn't run the ...
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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 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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How to Move Photos out of an Event and into the Main section of iphoto?

I have created many events over the years of having my mac... and I am noticing that my events are becoming very jumbled from importing photos over the years and just tossing them into the closest ...
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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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Can I recover all my photos?

I backed-up my mac, then I decided to format it. After recovering my photos from the backed-up library, the pictures are all messed up - not in the right order and some are missing/corrupted. Is ...
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iPhoto library gone - instead I see the AlbumData.xml file

My iPhoto library has gone. When I start iPhoto, it ask for a new library. I use iPhoto '11 (version 9.2) and my iPhoto Library folder was packaged. Instead of the package, I now have a folder called ...
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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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How to import iPhone pictures directly to Flickr to save space?

I don't like to keep pictures on my small Macbook Air SSD nor on my iPhone, so I am wondering is there a way to upload iPhone pictures directly to my Flickr account without having to import them on my ...
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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 integrate social media (Facebook, Flickr, Instagram) in my photo workflow?

I currently use Picasa on OSX to sort and edit my photos. Then I upload to Facebook, Flickr, and Tumblr. I tag people on Facebook and Flickr separately; and I add locations separately; I add dates. ...
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iPhoto lost files

iPhoto has lost 40 years of valuable pictures! We are devastated. I have bought recovery software, re-built everything, searched and wept. If anyone knows how to get the photos back, even the small ...
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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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Why are Photo Stream process running, but photos only loads when iPhoto is opened?

I have a process called Photo Stream running, but I have been discovering that my photos in my photo stream only loads when iPhoto is opened. Why?
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After Mountain Lion reinstall, iPhoto and other apps won't work

I had to reinstall Mountain Lion from the disk utility because my macbook pro would not boot. After the reinstall, iPhoto and several of my apps will not start. What can I do?
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How can I recover photos from a damaged MacBook?

My grandson spilled orange juice on my MacBook and ruined it. I bought an iPad to replace it, but I had dozens of old family pictures stored in iPhoto on the MacBook. Is there any way I can recover ...
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Why is the time incorrect on my iPhone videos?

When I import my photos and videos into iPhoto, the videos usually have the wrong timestamp, possibly two hours after the actual time. I.e., if I take a video alongside a photo, the photo displays ...
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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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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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Why doesn't iPhoto show up in Spotlight search results?

Recently I noticed that if I do a Spotlight search (using the Spotlight menu on the menu bar), the iPhoto application is not included in the results. If I open a Finder window to the Applications ...
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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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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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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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How to create a white background to a jpg/png?

I have a jpg of some logo, but its background is not completely white, more like light-greyish, whereas I would like it to be perfectly white. I know how to select the background and also know how to ...
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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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OSX changing backgrounds- iphoto folder doesn't update

I have the background image on my OSX desktop set to change every x minutes- it chooses a random image within a specific iPhoto album. However, when I remove photos from that iPhoto album, the ...
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Is there a way of making iPhoto's Photo Stream one-way sharing?

Is there a way of making iPhoto's Photo Stream one-way sharing? As I don't want all the pictures I download from my regular camera on iPhoto to be shared with my iPhone or iPad.
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Manage iPhoto on external hard disk

Most of my Mac hard drive is filled with iPhoto pictures. I have an external USB hard drive. What to do? Just moving pictures from Pictures/iPhoto Library is not a perfect option as I want to have ...
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iPhoto “A photo Has been found in the iPhoto library that was not imported”

Every Time I launch iPhoto I get the following error message twice... 'A photo Has been found in the iPhoto library that was not imported, would you like to import it now' So i Click yes and then it ...
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Saving Photos in iPhoto to a flashdrive or other device

I would like to back up my photos from my iPhoto Library (right now, I have about 8,000) and all I have available at the moment is a 10G flash drive. Eventually, I would like to buy an external hard ...
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How do a create an iPhoto Smart Album of ANY of the names X, Y or Z but only for the year 2013

I'm trying to create a smart album that has "face is" with each member of my family the date range is a given year. In other words I'm trying to create a "yearly" smart album of just my immediate ...
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Why is my iPhoto Library size so much bigger than its contents?

I've stopped using iPhoto and want to extract my Originals and trash the library itself. After I pulled out my originals, I noticed that they're nowhere near the 8GB iPhoto Library size Finder is ...
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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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Accidentally Deleted my iPhoto Library

I accidentally deleted my iPhoto Library last night and cleared my trash as I saw I had 2 iPhoto Applications. Today when, I opened up my iPhoto, the only photos remaining were the ones from 2011. I ...
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iPhoto11 Pictures disappear after importing

After upgrading to iPhoto11, all the pictures i had at the time remained in my library, but now when i import photos from my camera memory card they only show up in last import, not in 'event's or ...
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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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What's the right way to backups photos when using iPhoto?

I have a folder called My-Photos where I have all my family photos. Now I opened iPhoto app and import all those photos. Then I have the photo file in 2 places: My-Photos folder which I have created ...
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Can i use iPhoto to trim my photos?

I scaned many photos to one image file. How can i cut it down to many pieces? Can iPhoto do that or is there any other free software suggestion?
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Can I recover iphoto after having lost it/accidentally deleted it?

I went to go look through my photos but after searching through all of my documents and throughout applications in the Finder I realized that iPhoto does not exist on my computer anymore. Is there a ...