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Backing up just photo files from Photos library

A similar question was asked before but doesn't go into the detail I am looking for- Backing up Photos library to external hard drive I would like to backup my Photos library but I don't want to use ...
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iOS 9 Photos in on-phone album in random order: how to rearrange or sort?

I created a new album in my phone and added about 90 photos to it that I've taken over the past year -- all in-phone: no iTunes, no computer, no iPhoto... When I open that album, all the photos are in ...
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Read geotagging data from iphone photos exif data

I shoot photos with my iPhone and localization services are active. When I open a photo from my Mac Preview (tools > show inspector > exif) I can't see any geotagging data. BUT, when I open the ...
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Sync didn't work Iphone 5s

My mother recently had to restore her Iphone 5s, before we did that we checked when was the last time the device backed up to Icloud, that was supposed to be "yesterday" at that time. So we restored ...
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How to delete the originals of edited images in Photos on iPad?

I use an iPad running iOS 9.3.1 and an iPad Air running iOS 9.2.1. I shoot pictures and edit them. How I can erase the originals in a direct way? Not valid the following solutions: Take a screen ...
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Getting photos back onto device after upgrade from old iPad mini to iPad pro

Several weeks ago I traded in an old iPad mini for a new iPad Pro 9.7. They did a full backup in store to a new iCloud account then a restore to the new device. Everything seemed ok, apart from ...
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Managed Photos Library - Can I use app to delete originals from hard drive?

I use Apple Photo to kickstart my workflow of reviewing and tagging photos. I do "manually manage" my pictures (i.e., what some call the "referenced option) vs. copying them to the Photos library ...
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Photos & Optimise Mac Storage

I always kept all the photos on my laptop. Now my space is getting low and I decided to switch to "Optimise Mac Storage" How can I trigger the optimisation? The disk is full Filesystem Size ...
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Does saving an image to the Camera Roll keep the original photo date?

Let's say I have a photo in Dropbox that was taken in 2014, and it's 2016 right now. If I go that picture using the Dropbox app and send that photo to the Camera Roll on iOS, would that picture go ...
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How to prevent iPhone SE from always uploading burst photos?

I have turned OFF the "Upload Burst Photos" option in both Camera and iCloud settings, but they are still always uploaded to my Photo Stream. I absolutely do not want such photos to upload ...
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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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Live Photos Metadata

I've been trying to transition from Apple Photos to a plain folder tree (and then use dropbox). For this to be useful, one needs a good naming scheme. I did a bit of googling and using Hazel seems ...
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Move photos from iCloud Drive to Photos on iPad

I've uploaded about 1200 photos to iCloud Drive. In Drive, it's not possible to view them properly. You have to open each photo, close it, open the next etc. I would expect better, but apparantly it ...
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IOS App that allows you to takes photos every X seconds and saving it in the camera toll (no time lapse)

community Is there an IOS app that allows you to capture photos every X seconds and automatically saves it in the camera roll (not like a time lapse that puts it in a single video) Thanks a lot! :)
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How do I download my photostream photosto my laptop

I was able to download my camera roll but not my photo stream. how do I download my photo stream?
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MacBook Pro running 10.11.3 making a strange hick-up noise

I have a MacBook Pro running 10.11.5 that suddenly began making a strange metallic hick-up noise a few days ago. I does not move from its spot, picked up or even jostled. I noticed that when copying ...
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Do I need to keep the iPhoto Library.migratedphotolibrary

In my Pictures directory I have Photos Library.photoslibrary and iPhoto Library.migratedphotolibrary. When I open Photos all my images from iPhoto on Mavericks appear to be there. Do I need to keep ...
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How to turn off icloud photos and download the photos to iphone

I'm trying to download all of the photos off of iCloud and onto my phone. I have gone onto Settings-iCloud-photos-Download and Keep Originals, but it doesn't seem to have downloaded any of them. I ...
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iOS 9.3.1: Dropbox 6.2 doesn't appear in Activities in Photos

From the Photos app in iOS 9.3.1, Dropbox does not appear in the list of places where I can share photos. I've tried clicking on the three dots at the right of both activities bars, and Dropbox is ...
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iPhone 5 missing photos on camera roll

Last night I started deleting about 900 photos on my camera roll in order to free up some space, everything was working just fine until I finally tried deleting all the contents on my Recently ...
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Deleted .aae files and now the related photos are gone

I was manually copying my photos from my iPhone 6 running iOS 9.3.1 onto my Windows 8 laptop and deleted all the .aae files associated with the various JPEGs before copying them over. I immediately ...
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Share link for a photo from icloud or photos app

There used to be a way to get a direct link to a photo in iCloud and share it. I was surprised to see this still isn't possible from the photos app so i went to the iCloud website and i still can't ...
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How can I clear my iPhone of all photos and re-sync?

I have iCloud Photo Library which is supposed to optimise its storage on my iPhone. But it doesn't. It's currently taking up about 25 GB of storage. I decided that in order to reset its usage, I'd try ...
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How do I access icloud photo gallery to transfer photos?

All of my iPhone photos are now in the Cloud, and when I hook the phone up to the computer I cannot see the photos or transfer them off. Phone storage now shows full. How can I get to the photos to ...
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Grey Clouds on iPad photos

(Sorry, the Instagram photo is apparently too big to upload. Basically its got the same cloud as the one in the Kik picture) On Instagram, when I go to post a photo, all of my photos have grey clouds ...
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How do I identify the device where the photos came from?

I have an iMac with OS X El Capitan and I use the iMac to sync the photos on my iPhone. I live with my girlfriend and she also has an iPhone. This week my girlfriend synchronized her pictures on the ...
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migrating to 250GB SSD, need to dump local Photos

I just purchased a new iMac with 250GB Flash storage, and need to dump some media on my old desktop to make the Time Machine backup fit onto the new Flash drive. I have a 200GB iCloud plan, and all ...
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iPhone seems to have to “download” all my recent photos, but iCloud is turned off

I normally let my recently taken camera pictures sync with Dropbox. Since the sync wasn't happening, I started to investigate. It seems that my recent pictures aren't stored on my iPhone. When I try ...
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Howto clean Photo Folder

I opened Photo. I deleted all the pictures. Then I emptied the "Deleted images". My Photo app is apparently empty. I open finder, the photo library package is around 7GB an subfolders are full of ...
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How to select photos which are not tagged or set face(s) in Photos?

In Photos there are not a selector called "Face is empty" or "Tags is not set", so what should I do?
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Run Automator script when new files are added

I'm trying to make an automator script to import photos in Photos.app that are in my DropBox folder. Nothing spectacular you'd say - true. But I can't get it to work. On a change in the folder, the ...
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How to transfer photos automatically from iPad to OS X El Capitan?

Back on my old Mountain Lion Macbook Pro, I used Photo Stream to automatically transfer all my photos from my iDevices to iPhoto on my computer. Basically I'd take the photo, then an hour or so later ...
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Deleting photos from iCloud Photo Library without removing from specific device

I have a number of devices all syncing to my iCloud Photo Library.. which has now run out of space. What I want to do is have all of my photos in the Photos app on my Mac and delete older photos from ...
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iPhone Photos storage error

I have an iPhone 6 with 16GB of storage, and it has been saying there isn't enough space on my device (mainly because I had 6,000 photos in my album with was taking up 8GB). So went on my Mac and ...
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How to import Live Photos, in full resolution jpg form, from 6s to Windows Computer

I've researched this, but can't find the exact answer I'm looking for. My wife has a IPhone 6s and has taken many pictures that are apparently "Live Photos". I tried importing her pictures in to ...
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Does “Masters” folder in Photos package contain everything?

Theres a folder called /Masters in the Mac Photos App, when you "Show Package Contents". I was wondering if this contained all Photos and Video including Hidden content. One recommended way I've seen ...
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Is there a decent way to display fotos from directories?

I do not want to use the "Photos" app and the "Preview" app. The "Preview" app only displays one photo at a time (unless you select all of them with CMD-A). I am missing the Windows program where you ...
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Moving iCloud Photo Library / incorrect metadata date

I want to move my iCloud Photo Library to my own server. I'm not really sure will I only use my cloud server for picture sharing or just use it as a backup, but still want to move this 120Gb into my ...
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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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“HIdden” photos still visible

I would really like to know what is the point of putting photos into the "hidden" album if they can still be seen in both the camera roll and photostream albums? They are not actually hidden !
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Can I extend internal iPad storage?

Running out of space to store photos on our iPad 2. Is it possible to plug in an external storage device, move photos to it, and then be able to access those photos as if they were stored internally?
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Folder-based foto management software for local use

You'd think that there is more than enough foto management software out there. But for quite a while now, I have struggled to find MacOS software suitable for my requirements. The management ...
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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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In Yosemite, suddenly the application Photos is not open anymore

Photo.app does not open when clicked on in the dock or in the list of apps. Message comes up "The application "Photos.app" is not open anymore". How can I re-open it?
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Backup picture using FreeFileSync

I would like to backup my pictures using FreeFileSync, I say pictures because i want to migrate both iPhoto and photos libraries till i figure which one i want to keep I have my reasons not to use ...
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How to remove all pictures from the Photos app and put them in a folder?

I want to store some pictures that I had in a camera in a folder on my mac, but when I inserted its memory card on the the respective USB port, the app Photos opened up, and there was the option to ...
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How to permently delete images from Photos?

I've read online to delete images from a mac which you have imported through the Photo's app that you must Launch the Photos app on your Mac. Go to the File > Show recently deleted menu item. Click ...
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Suddenly photos from icloud.com won't download onto my PC

My daughter is abroad. Our plan was for me to backup the pictures she takes onto my computer here in case her iphone is lost or stolen. Our plan has been working great. Every day I go to icloud.com, ...
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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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Converting RAW into JPEG in Photos

Is there a way, in Apple Photos, to convert a lot of RAW pictures into JPEGs and delete the RAW version, to save space? I'm looking for an automatic way of converting all RAW pictures into JPEG as I ...