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Photos for OS X: How to generate album automatically at import

In iPhoto I relied heavily on the events feature. I had about 100 events. In Photos for OS X I'm totally ok with the new albums that replaces events somehow. But I am looking to automatically create ...
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iPhoto does not import photos from iPhone after switching the library to external storage

On a Mac running Yosemite, I moved my iPhoto library to an external hard disk, just by cut and pasting it. After running iPhoto, it could not find the local library anymore and asked me for the ...
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Merging iPhoto libraries [duplicate]

I am currently running MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014) with Yosemite 10.10.2 For iPhoto I have a current library and 2 older libraries and now wish to: Merge all three into one iPhoto ...
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With New Photos app on Mac, how do I manage photos on my iPhone?

I have 2 iMacs at office and at home; an iPhone, and an iPad. I recently installed the new Photos app on both iMacs. In both cases, I'm using iCloud Photo Library. So - any new photos I take on my ...
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Photos stopped uploading to iCloud. What can I do?

After updating to OS X 10.10.3, I opened Photos.app and imported my iPhoto library. Around ~3,000 photos were uploaded to iCloud, but the upload process stopped before the remaining 7,200 photos were ...
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Photos back to iPhoto?

Is there a way to get iPhoto back after installing Photos? When I upgraded to Yosemite 10.10.3, it installed Photos. I am not really liking the format or the design.
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iPhoto won't open

When I tried to open iPhoto, it says that I needed to update to the latest version. Im using OS X Yosemite system. When I search on App Store it says that "The item you've requested is not ...
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Does migrating to Apple's new Photos app actually double my storage requirements?

I was using Disk Inventory X to visualize my hard drive storage and help me find some extra space. It appears that iPhoto Library takes 52.0 GB and Photos Library takes 49.4 GB. Is this a known ...
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Importing an iPhoto library in Photos

I had an iPhoto library in a non-standard folder and it was not recognised by Photos (which is OK). I would now like to import all the photos and then delete the old library. How? If I open Photos ...
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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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Shared photo library moving into new photos app?

With the new app photos for mac, I'm getting a little confused. I didn't have that many photos in my iPhoto library, and yet it says that it is uploading 4000, where are those photos coming from? Are ...
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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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Last Import stuck in iPhoto Events folder after migrating to Photos app

I've just updated to the new Photos app on OS X and migrated my iPhoto library to the new app. While getting used to all the changes, I've noticed a problem: it seems that the Last Import album is ...
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Do I need iPhoto when I have Photos?

After I updated from 10.10.2 to 10.10.3 on my mac, the new Photos app was added. What i'm asking is can iPhoto do any thing that the new photos app can't? Basically, should I keep using iPhoto or ...
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Download iPhoto for Yosemite?

How can I download the last iPhoto version for Yosemite? Looks like any links are invalid now that Photos is out. And upgrading a pre-Yosemite version does not work. There is an update button but it ...
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Can I delete my local photo library now that all my photos are on iCloud?

I updated to the new OS X last night and uploaded my 70gigs worth of photos to iCloud. I plan on doing a backup on my raid as well, just to be safe, but am I okay to delete all my photos that are ...
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Duplicate Photo library for Photos & iPhoto

Just came across this, seems as Photos created a duplicate of the iPhoto database instead of just using that one. Now I'm stuck here with two 50+ GB libraries, eating up space on my HDD. I think ...
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iPhone reports 6GB of photos I can't find

My gallery is totally empty but in my usage it appears that 6.3 GB are used by 'photos and camera' and when i click on photos and camera photo stream is 4 KB and photo library is 6.2 GB.
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How to remove photos on my iPhone directly from iPhoto?

I'm using iPhoto '11 (version 9.4.3) on a Mac running (10.8.5). I often need to remove a lot of poor quality photos on my iPhone from within iPhoto (ex.: 50 photos to remove). I want to manage this ...
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Sort and remove duplicate photos

I have been trying to collate all my photos & remove the duplicated ones. I have purchased a few apps but none do the job properly, they are still there the next day, I have 3 hard drives so ...
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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 ...
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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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Looking for a grandma-safe way to create two-fold greeting cards

My Mom (+ 70) longs for the day when her Windows Paint Shop program would walk her through creating a 2-fold 8 1/2 x 11 card. She could assemble the card one page at a time and not think about what ...
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Is the original photo in an iPhoto library still saved if I trash the photo after dragging it to the desktop?

If I move a photo from iPhoto to the desktop, and then trash, is the original still saved in the library?
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OS X - How do I remove photos from my iPhone using the Photos app after import?

OS: OS X 10.10.3 (Yosemite) Machine: Macbook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012) iPhone: 5s on 8.2 (12D508) So I import all photos/videos off of my iPhone to Photos on a daily basis after upgrading from iPhoto ...
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Photos sync from iphotos to iphone

I downloaded all my photos from iPhone to Macbook Pro, and now that I have a new iPhone, I want to download from my iPhoto's photo album to my iPhone. How do I do that?
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Accidentally deleted iPhoto and lost all of my photos, how can I get the photos back?

Not sure how I did it, but iPhoto is gone from my computer, along with all of my 800+ photos. How can I get my photos back? I reinstalled iPhoto and signed in, but it is empty.
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iPhoto treats two identical video cameras in totally different ways

I own two Canon Vixia HF G20 video cameras. The two cameras are, as far as I can tell, configured in completely identical ways. And yet for some reason when I connect them to my Mac to import video, ...
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How can I send a set of photos from iPhoto using my gmail address?

I can email photos from iPhoto as follows: Click on an event to open the folder. Select photos (with shift and command). Choose Email... from the Share menu. This will send an email from my ...
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iPhoto not launching after upgrade to Yosemite, I don't know how to execute the fix

I migrated a MacBook pro to a new iMac with Yosemite. I then upgraded iPhoto to v 9.6, and when I try to launch iPhoto, it does not launch, stating: iPhoto cannot be opened because of a problem. I ...
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iphoto: deleting photos from iPhone doesn't work

Even if iPhoto tells me all the files are deleted, I can still find them on my iPhone under All Photos. There has to be a way to delete all pictures without separately selecting them on the small ...
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How to delete photos only from one device?

As I have limited storage on my iPhone, can I delete photos from my iPhone and they will still remain on the iCloud? Or can they be accessed on my iPad which has more storage? I think when I have ...
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Sync photos between iPhone and OS X

I want to import photos I made on an iPhone to a MacBook so that I can, firstly, keep a copy on the phone (to be able to quickly show photos to someone), and, secondly, to be able to delete photos ...
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What photo management application can I migrate to that would preserve iPhoto's face detection data?

I've used iPhoto for many years and found that it was suitable for what I wanted to do. Since Apple has discontinued iPhoto and Aperature in favor of their new Photos application, I'm seriously ...
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What are “Photo Stream” events in iPhoto?

They seem to have redundant copies of all my other photos, but bundled into month groups? I have iCloud turned off in iPhoto. But maybe I used to have it turned on. Are the photos copies? Or just ...
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Can I clear my iPhone camera roll without losing any photo?

It seems to me that all photos taken with the iPhone go into: the iPhone Camera Roll the iCloud photo stream iPhoto/Aperture projects (e.g. "Photo stream for Decembre 2014") Can I clear completely ...
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Transferring iPhoto movies into iMovie

I have transferred iPhoto movies into iMovie by first copying them to a folder on desktop, trimming them and then importing into iMovie. Now, however, if I move that newly created folder of movies on ...
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Photo viewer for Mac that can rotate (and save) pics while browsing folders

I am coming from Win and I am so disappointed by Mac's usability so far. My current problem is with maintaining photos. I usually take lot of pictures with my DSLR and I want a very simple solution ...
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How do I change the Apple ID on iPhoto?

I gave my Macbook Pro to my partner, after reinstalling OSx on the laptop. My info was deleted by me before reinstalling the OS, but my Apple ID still shows up in iPhoto.
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Moving iPhoto to external drive on a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) with 8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3

I bought a Seagate external HD 500gb with my Mac. Recently started using Photoshop and Lightroom, which take up a ton of space. I was thinking of moving my entire iPhoto to the Seagate to free up ...
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iPhoto Smart Album for non-geotagged photos?

Is it possible to make a Smart Album in iPhoto that gathers all the photos without any location info, to facilitate geo-tagging them? I can't seem to find "lack of location" as a filtering option on ...
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Missing photos from iPhoto

Some of my photos disappeared from iPhoto recently. I did not delete them or format the hard drive. I have been a mac user since 2003 and am fully aware of the mac os and how it stores files. However ...
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Downloading an old version of iPhoto onto Mac OSX Lion (10.7)

I'm in a very frustrating situation. About a year ago I acquired a white Macbook (model A1181, 2007 version) running OS X Lion. I was using it happily until last week, when my hard drive suddenly ...
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Does online backup work well for OSX?

My external drive recently died, and my local backup failed (a string of bad bad luck). Good thing I have offsite backup, done with one of those cloud backup companies (backblaze). Right now I'm ...
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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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Unnamed faces in my oven

Iphoto is putting a high number of unnamed faces in pictures of food in my oven. It's not happening in other pictures, at least I can't see another pattern. Why is this happening and how can I ...
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How to ignore faces permanently in iPhoto?

How to tell iPhoto to ignore the specific faces permanently if I want to ignore them. When I click close button it doesn't work, because the next time when I find faces, THE SAME faces appear again ...
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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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screensaver causes error “share does not exist on the server” to endless loop

I've been trying to learn to automate my home Mac environment with Applescript. I've had some success, but am running into seemingly inconsistent and troublesome errors. In order to diagnose the ...
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How to either simultaneously delete photo from photo stream and all devices; or

how to designate a photo not to go to the cloud at all. I'll do something like take a picture of an item at Costco to look it up on the net later. But I don't want the picture bumped to the cloud, ...