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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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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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iPhoto Library Picker

OK I have been upgrading and moving things around between computers for years and in that time I have managed to have a lot of duplicates in the iPhoto Picker: I have consolidated the libraries down ...
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Importing a shared photo stream into iPhoto creates duplicate photos

I have a shared photo stream in iCloud with a couple thousand pictures. (This is not My Photo Stream, but a stream I created separately.) About half the pictures were shared by me and the other half ...
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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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Display iPhoto library name in application title bar

I am working with multiple iPhoto libraries and it isn't always clear which one is currently open when launching iPhoto. How can I display the name of the iPhoto library in the application title bar ...
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Videos taken on the iPhone will not sync to the iPad

I have several hundred pictures and a hundred or so videos that have been taken with my iPhone 4 and 5s. (90%/10% split roughly). These are all in iPhoto and have imported fine. Everything can be ...
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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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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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Recreate iPhoto library package from contents

Yesterday I needed to copy an iPhoto library through the CLI. I forgot a slash and accidentally copied the contents of the library package instead of the whole package. Is there anyway to recreate ...
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How to increase speed between changing photos in Photos/iPhoto?

I am trying to view through the photos, but the process is painfully slow. How do you increase the speed of transition or remove the transition altogether so that when you press arrow keys or do ...
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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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iPhoto library was deleted, had me create a new library. Went into Finder & don't have the “Masters” folder. Where are my original photos?

I did a little research, & I found numerous websites directing me to go to iPhoto on Finder, right click, & click on "Show Package Contents". When I click on it, I am directed to a folder that ...
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Is it possible to keep using iPhoto in parallel with Photos?

Is it possible to keep using iPhoto after starting to use Photos?
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Make a slideshow in iPhoto 9.6.1 showing photos in random order

I want to make a slideshow that shows photos in random order, but I don't see the option to do it. I only have an option to sort images by name or date or things that do not apply.
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After installing Yosemite, opening iPhoto brings my iMac to a halt

After installing Yosemite I attempted to open iPhoto on my 2008 iMac. All my iMac does is show a white screen with a symbol of a file with a ? inside it. I cannot use my keyboard either. What ...
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iPhoto iPhone photo import cache folder?

If I connect an iPhone to my Mac (any iPhone, whether one that is synced with my library or not), iPhoto will open and directly show the photos stored on this iPhone and allows to "Import Selected". ...
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Why does my iPhoto masters file taking up a lot of storage?

I want to clear some storage from my Mac and it shows that my masters file is 94.7GB, however I only have 2500 pictures and the iPhoto software says it takes up 15.8GB. Why is the masters folder so ...
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Using Lightroom as external editor for iPhoto, how to save image back to iPhoto

I setup iPhoto to use Lightroom 5 as the external editor. Now when I open an image in iPhoto and click edit, it opens in Lightroom and asks me to import the image. Once I click import and make my ...
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“Read only” iPhoto library archive

I have a very large iPhoto library and a part of it is old and doesn't have to be modified. To distinguish this part from my whole iPhoto library I will name it "2000_archive". The version of iPhoto ...
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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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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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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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Lost iPhone pictures after uploaded to iPhoto

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 aren't ...
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Unable to install software updates

I have a white MacBook running OS X Yosemite 10.10.1. When I go to the Mac App Store > Updates tab, there are two updates listed: a combined "Software Update" that includes OS X 10.10.2, iTunes 12.1, ...
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iPhoto'11 v-9.6.1 - how to request all photos in a a given album

In a Ruby script I access the iPhoto database, I get a root_folder uuid from the RKFolder in the Library.apdb : @root_folder_uuid = @db.execute("SELECT uuid FROM RKFolder table WHERE name = ...
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App tied to other account in my purchase tab

Recently I got repaired my Late 2011 MBP from Apple Repair Program. I have a strange problem after that. One of my purchased app, iPhoto shows update. But iPhoto is not even installed on my Mac. When ...
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Using iMedia Framework

iMedia Framework by Karelia is used in a host of different applications to access media. Some versions (like that seen in HoudahGeo or Fotogafico) can access Aperture and iPhoto libraries, and ...
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.nef support in iPhoto 9.6 and Aperture 3.6

I've got a problem with raw files support for my Nikon D700 camera. Even though this camera is listed here both Aperture and iPhoto see .nef files as a white images. If I try to edit one, both apps ...
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In iPhoto, when I drag an “event” into an iCloud photo stream and then delete the photo stream, does that impact the original pictures?

I copied photos from my iPhone into my mac into iPhoto event. I then dragged that event into "iCloud" from within iPhoto under "SHARED": It gives me the choice to put them into: My photo ...
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iPhoto 9.6 — Projects not working after upgrade

After upgrade to iPhoto 9.6 / Yosemite, none of the books are working in any way. I click on them, and they highlight, but nothing happens (no freeze -- just no response). I have tried all ...
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Lost iPhoto when switching from Yosemite to Maverickes

I have downgraded from Yosemite to Mavericks because Yosemite made my desktop Mac very sluggish. In doing so it completely eliminated iPhoto in iTunes (which I need). I have researched, read forums ...
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Where (how) can I print exported Cards (or books) from iPhoto

I designed a holiday greeting card in iPhoto (which is great) but I wanted to see if there was a cheaper option for printing. I'm able to export the card as a PDF by CTRL + right-clicking on the ...
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Photo with a title and quality?

I would like to print high quality photos with the following caracteristics: large size (greater than A3), accurate tuning of the color options, with a well presented title, keep a track of the ...
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How can I automatically rotate hundreds of pictures with faces on them in iPhoto?

I have a lot of photos in iPhoto that are not correctly rotated. They do not have a horizon in the image, but they do have clear faces so an algorithm could use that as a reference point. I was hoping ...
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iPhoto takes long time to import Photos and Videos

From a software standpoint why iPhoto sometimes takes so long to import Pictures and Videos? Example Scenario: on the iPhone 5 - iOS 7 there are: 2851 Photos in Camera Roll 1000 Photos in Photo ...
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Why is the upgrade to GarageBand free but iPhoto requires a paid upgrade (after migrating from Snow Leopard to Mavericks)?

GarageBand and iPhoto are both iLife applications that came with Snow Leopard when I originally got my iMac. I have recently upgraded to Mavericks and both apps were in need of an update. So why is ...
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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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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 ...