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What do each of the files do inside of an iPhoto Library?

Inside my iPhoto library, there are many files and directories. -rw-r--r--@ 1 kevin staff 3.9M Jul 10 21:10 AlbumData.xml drwxr-xr-x 2 kevin staff 68B Dec 23 2013 Attachments drwxr-xr-x ...
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How to stop apps from opening automatically when I plug things in [duplicate]

I do iOS development work, and I can't stand how iTunes and iPhoto automatically open when I plug in a device. I don't want anything to ever open automatically when I plug something in. How do I ...
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Inserting several pictures into MS Word at once without using Media Browser

In Microsoft Word 2011, we can either "insert picture from file" or "insert from photo (media) browser". For users who do not have pictures stored in iPhoto or Photobooth, we are forced to use "insert ...
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Accidentally almost deleted iPhoto library

I was emptying out folders and deleting unnecessary items and as I went to my pictures folder I simply just dragged everything to the trash not knowing that my whole iPhoto library was there. When I ...
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Can I tell iPhoto to store photos in one directory within the library?

When I add photos to iPhoto 11, it copies them into its internal database. This is good, but it creates a bunch of numbered folders. Is there a way for me to tell iPhoto not to do that, and to just ...
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How does iPhoto synchronize photos between my macbook pro and my wife's one?

When my wife imports photos on her mac book pro, they are quickly synchronized in my own iPhoto. We share the same apple id, but I do not remember having set anything specific to have this ...
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Does OSX Lion come with iPhoto?

I need iPhoto, but I don't know if I deleted it or I just never had it to begin with. I'm currently running OSX Lion.
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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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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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Is there a way to sort photos by file size in iPhoto?

I have a bunch of photos and videos in iPhoto and I'd like to find the largest videos particularly to see if I can delete them to make some space. It seems strange that I can't find an option to do ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I transfer pictures from iPhoto to iCloud Drive?

I have 17000 pictures in my iPhoto library. How do I transfer them to iCloud Drive?
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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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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 ...