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Program for finding duplicate photos?

I used to use Visipics and completely loved it, it's simple yet powerful. However it's only for Windows which I have abandoned. Are there any OS X (Lion) programs that do the same? I'm sure there are, ...
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How can I open a photo in mail that is missing it's extension?

My security camera sends jpgs that are missing the filename extension ".jpg" Is there any way to view these images on my iPhone?
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MacBook Pro, OS X El Capitan - Photo Problems

I'm new to MacBooks and I take a lot of pictures. One of the things I appreciated of my previous Windows computer was that the photo organization was great. On my Mac, when I download my photos into ...
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Photos can't be deleted from iPhone

There are some photos on my iPhone 6 plus that I want to get rid of but I can't. When I click the photo the trash-can disappears. When I click edit a note pops up saying these photos are not editable. ...
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How do I copy all photos from Photos App to an external drive?

After searching here, I'm still confused about how the Photos App library works. I'd like to copy (or simply move) all of my photos (10k+) from the Photos app to an external drive, so that I can then ...
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I cant get into my iphone 5c, becuase the screen doesnt work, and i want to recover my photos

my phone recently broke, and the screen when I touch it doesn't do anything. But other than that it works, I receive messages and what not and it shows up on the screen, and the buttons work too. I'm ...
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Reverting back to Mavericks from El Capitan

Ever since I downloaded El Capitan I have lost the ability to Drag & Drop photos into Pages documents I am creating. Also in Pages, Certificate templates, for example, are not able to be edited. ...
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How to sync only those photos that were taken this year?

In my Photos.app (Mac), photos were taken from 2013, all of which are supposed to be synced to iCloud since OS X upgraded to EL Capitan. It's not possible to sync all to my iPhone because the total ...
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Saving photo in Messages to camera roll

I am trying to save a picture onto my camera roll, but when I message or email the picture to myself and try to save (click on the box with an arrow) the only options I get are to copy, print, or save ...
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Importing photos without using the OS X Photos app

I would like to import my photos off my camera without using the OS X Photos app and locate my photos direct in the Finder so I can store them in folders, edit them in Photoshop etc. (i.e. do whatever ...
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I want to delete Photos for OS X and just use lightroom. HOW do I do this?

I get this error every time I insert an sd card from my DSLR. It opened my sons external library, and when unplugged, I guess it is trying to connect to it. I know I could create a new library; but ...
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How much overhead (%) space requires migrating a iPhoto library to a Photo library?

After migrating an iPhoto Library to a Photos App Library, they see actually share space by using hardlinks. So even the Finder says each folder use some amount of space, they are actually sharing it. ...
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Old phone cannot connect to computer, the “computer connection” icon appears on phone

I would like to get some pictures and audio out of an AT&T SGH-a687 phone onto my Mac computer. I first tried connecting it to a New PC Studio on a PC, but there was a problem after transfer 2 ...
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What is a software or app that extracts old flip phone data to a Mac via USB?

UPDATE, here is how I got the photos out. I'm looking for a software, preferably free, that can extract old flip phone data to a MacBook Pro. I have some photos and sound recording saved on my ...
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How to find a .peg file on iPhone?

I found this problem showing up on El Capitan Photos. Does anybody know how to find the .peg file? Additionally, I think this error is related to why some of my photos are not being imported into ...
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How to save photos from old Samsung AT&T flip phone with white screen (corrupted gpu) to my MacBook Pro?

UPDATE: This is how I got the photos out. I have some precious photos (family children) and sounds (baby voices) stored on my old Samsung AT&T SGH-a687 phone, not the SD card, that is ...
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I can't export shared photos from Photos. Why not?

This seems like it should be the most basic of functions. I have some shared photos in Photos. They were taken by someone else and shared with me on iCloud. I can see them all on my Mac. But I ...
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How to upload photos taken from iPhone to iCloud Photo Library?

I want to upload photos I take in iPhone to iCloud Photo Library automatically. I set iCloud Photo Library to on in iPhone's Photos & Camera Settings. However, although all photos I capture using ...
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App to stream photos from my Network share to SmartTV via iPhone

I have photos on my network drive. I want to stream them to a SmartTV; something like: On my iPhone Open network share Find folder with pics Stream to DLNA/SmartTV The only app I've found so far ...
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Uploading photos from Macbook Pro to Facebook after El Capitan upgrade

I updated to El Capitan after hearing warnings to back up my photo files first. I did back them up, and the file is right where it was before, with all the photos in it. The problem is that I can't ...
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How do I preview a Live Photo using the keyboard in Photos.app?

The ability to playback Live Photos in Photos.app is a nuisance at best. So far I've only been able to play them by hovering over them with my mouse, either over the 'Live' tag in the bottom left hand ...
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Metadata on photos lost

I recently updated from iOS 8 to iOS 9 and jailbroke. My device was previously jailbroken and my camera roll was in tact. All the photos were correctly time stamped and the meta data was correct. When ...
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Photos App: iPhone Photos not showing up when attempting to import

I have my iPhone setup to open Photos app when I connect my iPhone to my Macbook Pro. I also have Dropbox automatically importing my photos when connected too. Dropbox has no problems importing my ...
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iPhoto Migrated library [duplicate]

I have a Macbook Air 128 Gb and its always short on hard disk! Since Photos app came out, I started using it. I did the initial migration of iPhoto to Photos app (don't know which settings i chose). ...
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How to verify that the transfer of photos/videos from an iPhone went well?

Tranferring photos from the iPhone to another device, like a NAS or a computer, in some cases fail, either because of a network error or a file-system error on the different devices involved in the ...
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How do I transfer my iPhone photos/videos to a NAS with afp-protocol?

How do I transfer my iPhone photos/videos to my NAS? I can connect to my NAS using afp-protocol. My current solution is to mount the NAS on my MacBook using cmd-k in Finder, then by using Image ...
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Photos disappeared from Photos app on all devices without deleting them.

Recently went travelling and due to full storage on iPhone was uploading frequently to MacBook. The issue that has been discussed a lot where photos couldn't be deleted from the iPhone without ...
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What is the purpose of the PhotoStreamsData folder?

The folder PhotoStreamsData contains the same photos as the DCIM folder, only with a slightly lower resolution. Why create (almost exact) duplicates? Is it only to save some space on iCloud? Can I ...
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Reconnecting System Photos Library to iCloud Photo Library

I need assistance reconnecting my Photo Library back to iCloud Photo Library. My Photos Library is currently set to be my System Photo Library and it lives on an external HD. It had been connected to ...
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How can I see what photo the photos app is currently downloading from iCloud?

I am trying to create a photo book in the new photos app, but it keeps hanging 'downloading photos from iCloud'. I see under preferences, it is downloading '1 item from iCloud', which appears to be ...
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Easy photo management

My wife and I own several devices on which are stored thousands of photos: a Windows 7 laptop, an iPad2, an iPhone 4S, and iPhone 5 and a MacBook Pro. The Windows 7 laptop is our legacy system - we ...
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Photos app shows iPhone has new images to import but they aren't new

When plugging my iPhone in to USB the Photos app opens (I'm using OS X El Capitan). Photos shows I have two new photos on my iPhone I need to import. The problem is they are not new. In fact, the only ...
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Can I prevent “Photos” app from loading? [closed]

I really dislike using "photos" app it is simply an un needed app for me because I have minimal HD space and do not need a back-up and do not want a cloud back-up either. I would love it if I could ...
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Still shot from video on iPhone

I took a video with my iPhone 5s. I would like to print one frame of this video as a still picture. I tried taking a screen shot of it, but ended up with the menu on the top and bottom of the picture. ...
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Can I attach a photo to an email from a shared photo stream?

Can I attach a shared photo from my photo stream on my pc to an email? Can I select a photo to upload online from a photo in my shared photo stream? I can access the photo stream and photo but when I ...
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Canon SLR photos not uploading from iPhoto to Photo Stream

I uploaded photos from my Canon SLR camera to my iPhoto library last night at 7pm and it is the next day (3pm) and my photos have yet to show up in my Photo Stream album. I have taken pictures with ...
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Does iPhoto hang on to images when Optimise Mac Storage setting is used in Photos.app?

Situation: I've migrated from using iPhoto to Photos.app on the Mac. I am using iCloud Photo Library I have both a MacBook and an iPhone connected to the iCloud Photo Library Both devices have the ...
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When migrating from iPhoto to Photos my trainer deleted Photos library rather than iPhotos library

OS X Yosemite v. 10.10.5... When migrating from iPhoto to Photos my trainer deleted Photos library rather than iPhotos library. What needs to be done to correct?
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How can I force my iPhone to download optimized size photos (not just thumbnails)

I have plenty of free space on my iPhone but not enough to download all originals of my entire iCloud photo library. Therefore I chose "Optimise iPhone Storage". However, instead of using the free ...
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Why do I still see my manually-deleted photos in Photos in OS X El Capitan

So the question is really simple. I am using Photos app on my mac, without the knickknacks like Photo Stream, iCloud etc. The exact location of photos is the default one: /users/xxx/Pictures/Photos ...
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my passport for Mac on a PC

I have photos on My Pass0port for Mac and attempted without success to download other photos using my Acer which uses Windows 10
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How to crop a photo in inches on iPad?

You can crop photos in the Photo app, like "square", "3:2" etc. but are those in inches? Or just ratio? How do I crop a photo in x-inch by y-inch on iPad?
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Photo Metadata Editing / Editor

Are there any apps for OS X that can edit photos metadata (such as keywords, etc.) without all the bells and whistles of full stack photo management apps (such as Lightroom, iPhoto, etc.) with the ...
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If I turn off Photo stream will I lose photos?

I have an Apple laptop, iPhone 7 and older iPad. I synced their photos via iCloud but I don't like photo stream because if you delete a photo on one device you delete from all. And I've already lost ...
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Get my photos on all my devices

I want all my photos from icloud to appear on all my devices. I've turned on icloud onto all my devices but they are all out of sync. This is quite strange, is this expected behaviour? I've read I ...
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Is icloud suitable to store my photos as a backup

I'm trying to imagine what would happen in this scenario. I have all of my photos stored in icloud. On my iMac I have photos set to "Store originals" rather than "Store optimised". On my iphone I have ...
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See all my photos on my iphone without having the files on there

I have an imac at home and it has all of my photos on it. As it stands I also have these photos sitting on my iphone as well. My iphone has limited storage so I wanted to know if there was a way to do ...
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App or Service to Automatically Backup Photos in iCloud Photo Library?

This is my situation: MacBook and iPhone both using Photos.app and both using iCloud Photo Library Neither device has enough local storage to keep the originals, so they're both set to the Optimize ...
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Live photos the hard way

I've just got myself a shiny new iPhone 6s and as a photographer I want to make my own Live Photos with my DSLR. Is it possible to somehow combine a photograph and two video clips (one from before the ...
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How can I remove photos from an iPad Min without having to restore it?

My iPad mini is overloaded with pictures. I would like to delete them without having to restore the device and lose years of my iBook annotations. Is there a way to get these photos off my iPad mini ...