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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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All my files and pictures got lost or deleted while installing the OS X El Capitan software

All my files and pictures got lost or deleted while installing the OS X El Capitan software! Is there a way to get at least my iPhoto Library back? I have not made a back up before. Thanks for your ...
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How to put an image from PC to iOS 8 iPhone camera roll?

I have a picture on my PC that I want to put into my Camera Roll. PC is vista so I can't install iCloud onto the computer. I have iCloud but when I log in I don't see anything about photos. I see ...
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Why doesn't iPhoto open automatically upon SD card insertion?

Inserting a SD card no longer opens iPhoto. When I open iPhoto, it does not show the SD card in the left pane. This program has done this without a problem until recently. The preference under ...
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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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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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How to sync iPhone photo albums to iPhoto

I'm using iPhone4 and the latest iOS. I've created albums and categorized my photos into the albums. Question is, how can I then sync the photos WITH the albums into iPhoto?
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How do I transfer a photo in Preview to iPhoto?

I have a Photo in Preview. How do I move it to iPhoto?
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With OS X , is there a way to create a 640 x 640 image out of a 500 x 640 image?

Some website requires the user to "crop" the photo, but sometimes you'd like to keep it original. Using OS X alone, can a a 500 x 640 photo be enlarged to 640 x 640 (with white or black bars at the ...
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Backup/sync Mac photo to external hard drive

It's already making me crazy - as a newbie with Mac. I have problem with backup/sync of my pictures. I would like to backup pictures from Photo library (Photo app) to external HDD but more like sync. ...
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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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iPhoto failed to download

After upgrading to Mountain Lion on my MacBook Pro, I noticed an update was available for iPhoto '11 (version 9.4) I went to App Store -> Updates and it downloaded and than hung. The message I ...
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How can I upload my whole iPhoto-Library to flickr?

Is there any plugin or other tool that I can use to upload my whole iPhoto Library to flickr? What do I need to do with that tool?
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How to manually edit locations in iPhoto 9.5 ('11) in a bigger window?

With the previous versions of iPhoto, I was used to add a location for an album or batch of pictures taken during the same outdoor trip (backcountry skiing or alpinism tour for instance). My camera is ...
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Export iPhoto library onto Time Machine?

I have Time Machine, and am looking to have iphoto continuously and automatically back up my pictures. (I have so many images and would like them safely on a hard drive). I had to drag/copy my iPhoto ...
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MacBook updated to OS X Yosemite version 10.10 and experiencing problems with hard drive & iPhoto

I updated my MacBook to OS X Yosemite version 10.10. Everything seems to be fine... apart from: My WD hard drive won't open now - it appears on screen, allows me to enter the password to unlock and ...
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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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com.apple.MediaLibraryService error in Console.app – how can I reset or edit its plist?

Does anybody know how I can reset com.apple.MediaLibraryService? I don't have any CPU or battery drain issues with it, but I can't synchronize photos to my iPhone anymore. As soon as I start iTunes ...
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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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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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iPhoto isn't working on my 2011 MacBook Pro with OS X Lion

I don't know why but my iPhoto on my dock just has a picture of some pencils and an ø through everything and it was the same thing when I looked at it in the applications. When I try to open it, it ...
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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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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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How do I convert my Photos library to actual files and folders with no quality loss?

I spent a lot of time organizing my iPhoto Library with Events. Now, my events have been converted to "Folders" in the new Apple Photos system. I moved them up a level (making them Albums), and I've ...
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iOS 8.1..camera roll and photostream / deleted pictures

Before the update, photos saved to camera roll would automatically go to photostream, too. You could then delete them from camera roll but they would remain on your photostream. Now, you can still ...
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How to select a photo from Mac OS photos from an open/attach dialogue box

When in messaging apps such Telegram Messenger I sometime want to attach a photo. In these cases I am presented with a dialogue box like the below: As the photo is invariably in my iPhoto (or more ...
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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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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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iOS and OS X Photos.app - duplicate photos

when adding new photos to my OS X Photos.app and afterwards sync my iPhone with my Mac I see every photo I just added twice on the iPhone: One synced via iTunes and the other one via Photostream. Once ...
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Fix horizon line in Photos (as in iPhotos)

I recall that it was possible with iPhoto to rotate an image by a small amount, just a few degrees, to rectify the orientation of an image. This is useful to make sure that pictures taken at, say, the ...
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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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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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Can't download update for iPhoto?

Upon attempting to open iPhoto.app, a window in Finder opens "The version on this Mac is not compatible with OS X Yosemite. Download the latest version for free from the Mac App Store." App Store ...
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Alternate application for using the Photos library?

The new Photos application is great for viewing photos. However it's not great for editing them or organizing them, I dearly miss Aperture for that. Is there any alternate photo application that can ...
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Can I import photos from a locked iPhone to Mac?

I recently messed up my iPhone and my screen's busted. I can't tap anything, but it'll tap randomly anywhere and everywhere. So I can't type my passcode and I'm trying to get all my photos back ...
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How to delete all files in Pictures folder after I moved all the pics to external HD

I am not a Mac owner and am only helping a friend. He bought a new external HD and he wanted to backup all of his pictures (he uses iPhoto). So, I drag and dropped the Pictures folder onto the HD ...
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iPhone Photos Not Recognised on macbook

I was having problems with import and delete with my iPhone to my macbook (delete after import button not showing on any photo apps, fixed it by turning iCloud photos off on the iPhone) but now when I ...
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How can I download all photos in an album and retain the ordering?

I have a photo album with about 200 photos and videos that I've carefully ordered. (The order doesn't correspond to the order in which I took the pictures; I moved things around using the technique ...
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What is the maximum/optimized size of the OSX photos.app library?

I was using aperture with referenced images. The aperture library is about 20gig, the folder containing the referenced images is 200gig. I exported versions of a selection of my pictures (6000) and ...
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Remove some photos (or videos) from iPhoto without deleting from Flickr

I have a very large iPhoto library with photos and videos shared to Flickr using the built-in iPhoto/Flickr integration. I've run into problems with the size of my iPhoto library (>100GB) so I'm ...
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How to find third-party photo extensions

I want to find if there is any iphoto extension can share photos on google photos. Therefore I check https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT205245 it says Use the Mac App Store to find and install ...
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How can I prevent iPhoto from opening everytime I plug my iPad/iPhone?

How can I prevent iPhoto/Photos/Image Capture from launching everytime I plug in my iPad/iPhone?
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iCloud access through browser

My iphone takes photos, automatically uploads them to the cloud in a cool way and then they arrive on my iPhoto without me having to do anything - that's excellent but is it also possible for me to ...
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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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Can I delete photos from iPhoto and delete originals that aren't in the iPhoto folder?

I like the simplicity of iPhoto and all the nice ordering features. But, since I like to manage my library myself (folder names etc) I have not selected the option to import my photos to iPhotos' ...
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Сheck for duplicate photos on Apple devices

Here's the thing, I have iPhone, iPad and Mac. On each device there is a bunch of photo copies. Is it possible to find and delete photos from my iOS devices that are on my Mac?
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Problems with duplicate photos on Photos app

I've been trying to shrink my Photos Library with no luck. I have some duplicate photos, inherited from the iPhoto days, as the result of syncing my iPhone photos via iCloud and making a local copy of ...
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Why is iphoto creating un-deletable albums?

When I sync all my photos to my mac mini iphoto then goes and creates albums on my iPhone like: Events, Last 12 Months and Last Import among others. I do not want these albums on my iPhone at all.... ...
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New Apple Photos app and iCloud: uploading archived libraries

As my macbook doesn't have enough storage for my family photos and videos, every 1-2 years I'd start a new iPhoto library, and will place the old one on an external USB disk. I have 4-5 iPhoto ...
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How do I move photos from Photos to Documents without converting from RAW to JPG? [duplicate]

I bought a Mac this week. I uploaded several hundred pictures into Photos. I then drag and dropped them into folders under Documents (for organizational purposes). Unfortunately, the RAW files were ...