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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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Videos from Shared Album Not Appearing in iPhoto

A friend recently shared an album with me on Photostream. The album contains videos only. I clicked on the invitation and was able to successfully view the videos within the album on my iPhone. On my ...
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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 can I prevent iPhoto from opening everytime I plug my iPad/iPhone?

How can I prevent iPhoto from launching everytime I plug my iPad/iPhone?
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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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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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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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Terminal Command Line to find corrupted files

I do have just one corrupted photo into my Photos Library. Is there is any UNIX command line that I can use in terminal in order to scan my Photos Library Folder and find out which file is corrupted? ...
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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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How can I remove my old iPhoto library after migrating to Photos?

I upgraded to Yosemite and migrated my iPhoto library to the new Photos app. I'm happy with Photos and don't plan to go back to iPhoto. This Apple support article makes it clear that the photos don't ...
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How do I solve the Error Code -36?

I deleted some photos from iPhotos and Photos libraries that I should not have. I want to restore these from my Time Machine back of a couple days ago. When I do this I keep getting the following ...
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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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A problem with using the iphoto library upgrader tool

I'm running OSX 10.9.4, and IPhoto 9.5.1. I have an old iphoto library (pre 7.0) on a time-machined backup external drive and wanted to access the photos on it. I tried to 'Switch' to it in IPhoto, ...
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After Mountain Lion reinstall, iPhoto and other apps won't work

I had to reinstall Mountain Lion from the disk utility because my macbook pro would not boot. After the reinstall, iPhoto and several of my apps will not start. What can I do?
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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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3 referenced files in your library will not upload to iCloud Photo Library error

Select referenced files in your library and choose “Consolidate” from the File menu to copy the original files into the library. I get the following error messages when I try and sync my Photos ...
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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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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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Why does it take a long time to upload photos to Flickr using iPhoto '11?

I take a lot of photos and use iPhoto to manage everything. I also have a Premium Flickr account where everything gets sent to in order to have an online presence. Whenever I use the 'Share' option ...
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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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How to delete photos from iPhoto/Phots with a particular filename format?

I have a phone that stores 2 images every time I take a picture. One is a high resolution photo and the other is a low resolution photo. When I connect my phone to the mac, it imports all the photos ...
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How to remove photos from a device which have been imported previously in iPhoto?

I have imported all photo's from my phone (Samsung Wave 525) to iPhoto. As I was using iPhoto for the first time, I did not want to delete all photos at the end of importing, preferring to check ...
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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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Managing Photos Library

I have a new-ish Macbook Air with limited HD space. I take a lot of photos as a wannabe photographer. Even if I had more HD space, eventually I'd run out of space. I have and use Photostream, but I'm ...
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Photos app - moving pictures and re-associating

I have been organizing years of photos and photo albums into Apple's new Photos app. I recently picked up a new SSD to just handle my photo collection. I moved all of the photos to that drive. Now the ...
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Can I delete the iPhoto Library? [duplicate]

Now that I am using Photos in OS X Yosemite, can I delete the old iPhoto library to free up some space?
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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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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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Where are my iPhone photos after importing with iPhoto?

I took photos on my iPhone and I imported them to my Mac. They don't show up in finder. Where are they located on the Mac? I'm pretty sure I used iPhoto.
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Delete album from Photos.app

I have a Macbook Pro running Yosemite, but no iPad or iPhone. Photos.app transferred the entire contents of my iPhoto libraries, but I cannot see how to delete an unwanted event. Although I am using ...
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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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How do I fix the duplicate libraries I think the new Photos app has made?

I used to use iPhoto, and my photo library was around ~40GB+ in size. When I upgraded to Yosemite, I was forced to use the "Photos" app which "migrated" my photos. When I open my home folder. The ...
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iPhoto on Mac doesn't download the full iCloud photo library

My iCloud account is already set up and contains several years worth of photos. If I log in to my iCloud account from a new iPad, I understand that only the last 60 days worth of photos will be ...
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Why do iPhone photos have Microsoft in Exif data?

Wandering around Spain, I took a lot of pictures with an iPhone 5s, latest IOS. Uploaded into the new Photos (which is IMHO a step backward from iPhoto). Dragged from Photos into a directory, and ...
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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 do I maintain photo filters (e.g. Noir) when transferring from iPhone to iPhoto on MacBook?

I love using my 5c photo filters but when I go to download photos into iPhoto on my MacBook Pro from my iPhone, the filters disappear. All my photos end up in color. How do I maintain the filters?
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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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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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iTunes sync stuck on step 5: Importing Photos

When I'm trying to sync my iPad 4 (iOS7) using my Macbook (Mavericks) it stucks on the stage "Importing photos". It was syncing for more than 9 hours with absolutely no progress until I cancelled it. ...
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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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On connecting device - iTunes or iPhotos must not open

Whenever I connect my iPhone/iPad/iPod to MacMini, It automatically launches iTunes & start syncing every time. I am a developer & I frequently need to connect/disconnect different devices. ...
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Error in importing videos

iPhoto in my Mac mini pops an error, upon trying to import video from the camera: /Users/Pat/Pictures/iPhotoLibrary.photolibrary/Import/Masters/Roll 1/EK000003.AVI Can’t import the videos ...
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When plugging in iPhone, iTunes and iPhoto open on my Mac

So, I've seen this question and tried to follow it... but it happens regardless. And to top it all off, iTunes gives me a grave warning now everytime I plugin my phone "if you do not authorize this ...
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Compress iPhoto movies for archiving

Is there any automatic way (or a good script) to compress the videos you import to iPhoto? I currently import the pictures and videos from my camera, and the videos are not compressed at al, and take ...
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How do I Batch Change a group of photo names on new Photo app?

On the old iPhoto, you used to select Batch Change from dropdown menu after highlighting a group of photos and you could rename them and it would append a number. Now I can only find ways to re-name a ...
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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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Automatically create monthly Photo Stream albums in the new photos app

Back in iPhoto, when using Photo Stream with my iPhone, photos would automatically be put into albums in the main page, one for each month. Eg Dec 2014 Photo Stream followed by another album called ...
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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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How to duplicate-check between iPhoto Library and Photos Library *and* move non-duplicates from iPhoto -> Photos?

I'm working on merging a 11000+ image iPhoto Library with a Photos Library - with the purpose of pushing it to iCloud Photos. I'm not exactly sure how to proceed. I know that my friend has new images ...