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Rebuilding iPhoto library causes issues with iTunes photo sync

I recently had a nasty problem with my iPhoto library that I corrected by rebuilding it. This restored missing/corrupted photos and fixed several other inconsistencies, so iPhoto is working properly ...
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Why my photos are missing in iPhoto events but not in Aperture projects?

All my iPhoto events are empty. If I open a event there are no photos in it. But when I use the Photos perspective I can see all my photos! In Aperture I see all my photos in the Photos perspective ...
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Does iPhoto copy all photos from Photo Stream, or just make references?

When using Photo Stream on the iPhone, you have access to the last 1,000 photos taken, or the last 30 days of photos (source). That same rule applies to all iOS devices, and beyond the 30-day window, ...
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How do you create an alias for iPhoto package folders in mountain lion?

Has the ability to create aliases to folders inside the iPhoto package file been disabled or removed? I used to sync up my LightRoom library with iPhoto by using an alias to the Originals/Masters ...
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Camera Roll Duplicates

Why do I have 2 of every picture side-by-side in my Photo Library? I don't edit or rename pictures at all. All I do is take pictures. Then sync phone to my Mac with iTunes. But Photo Library on ...
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How can I burn a slideshow to a DVD in its present form in iPhoto 2011?

Using iPhoto 2011. I was going to export my slideshow as a Quicktime movie, then burn it to DVD in iDVD. However when I get 3/4 of the way through my 20 minute slide show presentation, the video goes ...
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can I get the “date” of a photo with iPhoto on iOS?

I would like to know what date some of the photos on my iPhone were taken. Does iPhoto for iOS let me do that?
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Sync single photos from Mac to iPhone

I'm trying so send photos from my Mac onto my iPhone. I don't want to sync whole folders. Is it possible to "sync" single selected photos without deleting all the others? Granted, "sync" is the ...
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How do I get photo albums to sync via iCloud?

I seem to remember photo albums that I created/edited on my iphone syncing via icloud with iphoto and my ipad. After a full restore and update, I can no longere make this work. Please help.
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Doing a clean install of Lion on a system purchased with Snow Leopard results in iPhoto lost. How to recover?

I am not terribly dependent on iPhoto, but I'd prefer not to purchase it via the App Store, as I already owned the app in Snow Leopard. However, now that I have done a clean install of OS X Lion (did ...
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iPhoto claims there is an update available

iPhoto came with my Mac. It is currently version 9.1.1. When I open iPhoto, it pops up: "An iPhoto update is available. Would you like to open Software Update?" Then it offers me to start Software ...
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Aperture (iPhoto) quick view

I’ve put all my photographs into Aperture’s photo library which means that in the Finder they are hidden in a special folder, making it virtually impossible to quickly browse the photos there. On the ...
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A faster way to move photos from one event to another existing event in iPhoto?

When I drink a beer I enjoy I like to snap a photo of it with my iPhone. I keep an event in iPhoto called Beer and in to this event go all those photos I snap. Over time the Beer event has started to ...
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Synchronize 2 different iPhoto libraries

I need a tool/script to synchronize two different iPhoto libraries between two Mac books. By now I want to have common albums with my mother and myself. Is there anything to do this automatically via ...
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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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Can I change the resolution of a png from 120x120 to 180x180?

I have a 120x120 png and I need it to be converted to a 180x180, is this possible using iPhoto or other Apple software for a mac? I do not care if the picture turns out good or not I just need it to ...
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Syncing iPhoto between two machines?

I would like to sync my iPhoto library from my Mini to my MBP. I've noticed that iPhoto simply stores all data into one iPhoto Library file. Can this be synchronised? or there are dependancies hidden ...
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Photostream/Photo import duplicates

If I use photo stream and later plug my iPhone into the computer. Will I end up with a bunch of duplicates? Or will it import from my phone only any photos that weren't previously uploaded, for ...
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Connecting iPhoto to external drive

Would it be possible to create iPhoto "repository" on an external USB hard drive, so that every time I would plug the drive I launch iPhoto, I could manage my photos?
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Why use iPhoto instead of manually saving images?

I would like to know whether there are any advantages to using iPhoto on Mac for my pictures taken on my iPhone. For the past few years I have simply exported all images via Image Capture which stores ...
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Moved iPhoto Library: Need to point iMovie in the right direction

my friend has moved her iPhoto 08 Library from an external HD. She has some iMovie 08 projects which reference iPhoto movies. How can I update iMovie to the new location of the iPhoto library. We no ...
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Apple apps are not free anymore for new iPad Air

I recently bought an iPad Air, as as I launched App Store for the first time it gave me an offer to download premium apple apps for free. Though I clicked on download now but due to slow connection ...
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Why does iphoto say “Image Cannot Be Edited. This photo or container may be read only”?

Not sure what's going on here. I just imported some photos from my iphone that I took about an hour ago. I have it set to automatically import via iCloud so they were of course already on my Mac ...
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how to stop iphoto from organising photos (physically relocating)?

Many years ago I considered ditching picasa for iPhoto but stuck with it as I didn't want my pics being physically rearranged on the disk (Picasa is rightly okay with your pictures being where you ...
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iPhoto pictures lost, then found - how to save them to hard drive

My iPhoto library became corrupted and no longer opened in iPhoto. (No, unfortunately I don't have a backup on Time Machine or other.) I thought the 26,000 photos were lost (since the iPhoto Library ...
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iPhoto: How to make an “Abroad” smart album

I want to make a smart album that includes all photos with location information but excludes my home country. But filtering out a certain country just includes all photos without location information. ...
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toggle playPause for iPhoto, script problem, probably global variable

I need toggle playPause for iPhoto, so I wrote this script global isPaused try get isPaused on error set isPaused to false end try tell application "iPhoto" if slideshow running then ...
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Some photos in iPhoto showing as grey triangle with exclamation mark

I am unable to view/access some photos - I get a grey triangle with an exclamation mark in it.
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Do either iPhoto or Aperture allow me to keep my photo files in a quite “normal” directory structure?

I would like to switch from picasa to iphoto or aperture. However, I have heard (and googled) that, to some degree, these programs don't keep your photos as normal photo files in your drive's ...
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After 10.9 upgrade, settings keep getting deleted

Got an exceedingly odd one here. I have installed 10.9 on four machines now and each time I have seen it wipe out the login.keychain and sometimes after that it also wiped out some preferences, but ...
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I can't use the iPhoto library as desktop backgrounds on Mavericks

Since updating to Mavericks, I can no longer select my iPhoto library (9.4.3) as source for the desktop background. In the left hand list, the iPhoto entry is present, but no folders and if I select ...
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New Mac User needs help installing Picasa and then importing all i photos into picasa with correct titles

Have i photo with pictures in named folders. Want to install Picasa. When I did this picasa imported all the iphotos with goofy names, not like the iphoto names. would like to install picassa then put ...
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Subscribing to a Photo Stream in iPhoto 11

I've been struggling to view photos from a subscribed photostream in iPhoto 11. I'm running OS X 10.7.5 and iPhoto 11 9.4.3 and I've been following this guide: To subscribe to a shared photo ...
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How to delete the originals of edited photos on iPhoto 11?

I have a 200 GB iPhoto library. Using the tips from this website: http://james.wikidot.com/blog:69 I tried to delete all original photos on iPhoto that I don't need anymore. I ended up with a 130 GB ...
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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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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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iPhoto crashes at launch?

Whenever I open iPhoto, I get this error : Any idea how to fix this ? Error log : Process: iPhoto [52263] Path: /Applications/iPhoto.app/Contents/MacOS/iPhoto Identifier: ...
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PhotoStream on iPhoto-MacBook is different from PhotoStream-iPad

I see so many pictures that I have took with iPhone on iPad Photo Stream. But today I also wanted to activate PhotoStream on iPhoto on MacBook. So did I ! but the images it has downloaded are just ...
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how do I share photos on the web with iPhoto / iCloud?

I have a new Mac (Mountain Lion) with iPhoto '11. I want to share photos on the web. In the past, I would launch iWeb and build a little photo album web page. My understanding was that if I ...
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Import and create iPhoto Event from folder name

I would like to automatically import a folder to iPhoto (eg. with Automator). The Event Name should be the name of the folder with the images. Is this possible with automator?
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iPhoto problem after upgrading to Mountain Lion

I had an iMac running Snow Leopard. When I upgraded to Lion, iPhoto didn't recognize the photo database and I spent a year organizing it again. The error message I received was something like: "iPhoto ...
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How to retrieve deleted photos (duplicate) from iphone?

Recently i have imported my pics from iPhone in iPhoto and it asked me for deleting duplicate pics and i chose yes. But the problem is it has deleted some pics which i wanted but according to iPhoto ...
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is there anyway to directly email videos or upload a video from iphoto to youtube?

When i download images and video from my iphone everything shows up under pictures in my iphoto library. When i open iphoto i can scroll through pictures and videos but when i click on a video, i can ...
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How can I transfer pictures from a Macbook Pro to an iPad I don't own?

My parents would like to have a copy of most of the photos that are stored within iPhoto. I can't find the files on the hard drive, and don't know the best way to transfer them to an iPad that isn't ...
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How do I automatically resize all iPhoto pictures above a certain size?

I have many photos managed by iPhoto that are over 16 megapixels, much larger than I need. I'm running low on hard disk space and I'd like automatically resize all images over a certain ...
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Automatically expose underlying files in iPhoto

My wife and I use a blog on Blogspot to post pictures and videos of our kids for our far-flung relations. Recently, we have had issues with posting videos from iPhoto to the blog. The blog uses a ...
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I can't update iPhoto

Iphoto was acting strangely, and was unable to open a valid iPhoto library that worked just fine with another copy of iPhoto on an external drive created with Superduper from my original disk. I'm ...
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How can I restore photos from my ipad?

My computer -- with its attendant photo library -- was stolen, and now the only copy I have of many pictures is on my ipad. How can I transfer those photos to my new mac? I tried the instructions ...
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Keeping photos between Lion and iOS synchronised

I own iPhoto on both platforms. Is it possible to keep the photos synchronised between the phone and mac? I don't mean simply transferring them from phone to mac when WIFI is available. I want when ...
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Browse iPhoto library in photoshop or bridge

For whatever reason you cannot browse your iPhoto library from Photoshop. I had hoped CS6 would have added something but no. I have been looking for years and can't believe no one has written a plug ...