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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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how do i get OLD photos out of my photo stream folders

I have 700 photos on my photo stream (recovered after a lost phone! and older than 30 days) but I can't figure out how to download them. only the most recent (100-ish) photos upload to iCloud photos. ...
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OSX Screensaver photo repeat problem

I have an iMac running OSX 10.8.4 and I have a large collection of photos (10,000+) that I want displayed during the screensaver. I would like to see a uniform distribution of all photos. However, I ...
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photolibr is preventing my external disk eject

I have my Photos library in an external usb3 disk. Usually, photolibr prevents the disk from ejecting, even if Photos is closed: kukuruzasIII:yoAlcalde_mobile olmo$ lsof | grep DATOS photolibr 504 ...
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Combine photos from multiple people's iPhones into a single location?

My wife and I have different iCloud accounts. We would like to have the photos from all our iPhones (I have 2) to be combined in a single location. Is there any way to do this? I had thought we could ...
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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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(icloud photo sharing) Two phones, two cameras… one unified place to upload?

all I want is for photos from my wife's iPhone and my iPhone to background upload to the same place? My preference is to stay within Apple's ecosystem, but I will happily consider anything reliable....
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Are “Favorites” and edits synced with Photos for Mac/iOS?

I'm using the latest version of Photos on both of my iMacs, my iPhone, and two iPads. I'm also using iCloud for storage and syncing. So far - everything seems to work - when I take a photo on my ...
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Is iCloud Photo Library setting on OS X device-wide or per local Photo Library?

My wife has A TON of photos and I don't want all of them getting pushed to iCloud if I have iCloud Photo Library turned on. If I have a local System Library for current photos and an archive library ...
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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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Is there a way to pause and continue iCloud Photo syncing from command line?

Uploading about 600GB of photos to iCloud Photos over a 300KB uplink takes weeks but also creates network congestion that destroys any download bandwidth. The only obvious way to control it is to ...
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Photos are suddenly duplicated between iPhoto and Aperture; any methods to de-dupe?

I have a library for iPhoto and a separate library for Aperture. A random sampling of hundreds of events (ex: "Jun 22, 2014") which consists of thousands of photos are suddenly appearing in Aperture....
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Reconnect Aperture masters with different filename?

I lost a lot of data and recovered the photos that I could using Stellar Phoenix. I got a lot of the photos back, however I'm struggling to reconnect them in Aperture. If I select a single image, it ...
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in iPhoto, how to locate photos NOT in a particular photo stream?

I've noticed that if I add the same photo to a photo stream more than once, iPhoto is apparently not smart enough to recognize that it's a duplicate, and instead goes ahead and adds the photo a second ...
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How to only import JPG on iPad when shooting in RAW+JPEG

I shoot in RAW+JPEG mode. When I import photo to the iPad using the camera connection kit, it imports both versions of each file. Is there a way to only import the JPG version?
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How do I get my photos/videos off of icloud directly to an external hard drive?

I have a MacBook Air and a hard drive that is compatible. I have already moved all photos and videos from my computer storage to my harddrive so no issues there. My problem is that I can't figure out ...
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Can I safely delete iPhoto from my MacBook Pro if I have the Photos app?

For about a year now I've been using the Photos app my MacBook Pro (OS X El Capitan 10.11.5). Before Photos, I used iPhoto for a couple of years. I only started using Photos once it shipped with newer ...
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iCloud Photo Sharing extremely slow

I am trying to create a shared album in iCloud, containing about 750 photos and 50 short videos. Using Photos both on iOS 9 and El Capitan, the process of adding the photos to the album is extremely ...
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Is there a good solution for syncing photos between the Photos app and Amazon Cloud Drive?

Amazon Cloud Drive offers great pricing: Unlimited storage for $50 a year. Bundled with Amazon Cloud Drive (and with Amazon Prime) is a service that lets you make online photo albums, etc., which can ...
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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 file....
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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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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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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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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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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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iCloud Photo library broken

I have three Apple devices: an iPhone, iPad mini (both running iOS 9.2.1) and MacBook Air running El Capitan 10.11.3. I have a library of roughly 7000 photos, which has up to now seamlessly synced ...
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Is there a Mac app similar to the iOS Utiful app?

The Utiful app is a complementary photo library for iOS devices, enabling easy and fast organization of photos in folders. You can freely move photos between the Camera Roll and the Utiful folders (...
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How can I get iCloud Photo Library to use less storage space on my iPad?

My iPad only has 16 GB of space, and I have iCloud Photo Library switch on but set to "Optimise iPad Storage". However, my iPad is now showing "0 bytes" available, and my Photo Library is taking up 2....
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Photos app no longer sees my phone

I have an android phone connected using PTP over USB. (A Fairphone FP1) OSX used to launch Photo's every single time I plugged in the phone to charge, which was very annoying, so I unticked the box ...
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An app for iPhone to share photos as thumbnail galleries

I am using Dropbox to sync pictures from iPhone to my Macbook and that works nice. However, sometimes I take pictures just to post them on some forum and it would be great to have an app, where I ...
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El Capitan Photos Sync Problem

I have sync issues with Photos app on Mac. I am not sure when it started or what caused to it but for a long time (approximately more than 2 months) Photos app doesn't download new images from iCloud. ...
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Omitting photos when backing up an iphone to a macbook with itunes

I have a 64GB iPhone 6 and a MacBook Air with a 256GB disk, about 20GB of which is empty. There are about 24GB of photos and videos on the iPhone, all of which have been imported into the Photos app ...
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OS X Photos show old photos as new

A couple of days ago I noticed that Photos on El Capitan shows already imported photos as new photos, when I select an iOS device. The iOS devices are synced with the Photos library and contain the ...
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Photos library not showing in iTunes

I can't see any longer any Photos library inside iTunes->Phone->photos. Nor my full photos collection neither any newly created test library can be chosen in the option "Copy photos from" I don't ...
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How can I find the pictures I uploaded from an iphone on Mac?

I uploaded all my photos on my photo album to my Mac. My Mac is OS X 10.9.5, I've searched under images, folders, photos, and I cannot find the entire album yet when I type image onto the spotlight ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Sort by Favorites in Photos 1.01 for Yosemite

I have Photos 1.01 in Yosemite and I can't sort by favorited photos. I always used this to sort out the ones I want to share. It seems that they removed all sorting capabilities except in order by ...
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How to move photos or videos to another library using the Photos App

I'd like to safely move videos and some photos to another "Archive" library. (Then deleting them in the original library to keep it smaller) How do you do that? As far as I see it's easy to start ...
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Is there a way to rotate multiple photos at once in the camera roll?

In iOS on the iPhone I only see a way to select one photo at once in order to then rotate it in the Photos app. Is there a method or perhaps a third-party app that could perform this?
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Can I view my home network's iPhoto / Photos library on an Apple TV (4th gen)?

I haven't seen it mentioned anywhere yet, but I'm curious if the new 4th Gen Apple TV allows you to view your iPhoto/Photos library from a computer on your LAN like you could before without using ...
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Optimize Phone Storage: Underlying logic?

I've trawled the web for info on iCloud Photo Library's "Optimize Phone Storage" option on iOS, but can't figure out the exact logic applied. From Apple: iCloud Photo Library will automatically ...
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How to access photos on disk image from “Photos”

With the iPhotos app on my Mac Mini I was able to access a specially created disk image for all my photos. I have upgraded to Yosemite and now iPhotos reports it is no longer valid and I must use ...
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Photos changes file format with export

Drag and drop mov files to my external changes the file format. The new file is not the same size as when in Photos. Does this compression lose "fidelity" of the video?
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Why are all my photos in one Collection?

I recently imported a large collection of old family photos that my dad had scanned some years ago. Since they didn't have any date/time metadata of their own they all show the date I copied them onto ...