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Apple application for downloading images from scanners and digital cameras

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What is the native program OSX load to edit the screenshots?

When creating a screenshot with Cmd+Shift+3 or Cmd+Shift+4, a smaller version of the screenshot image appears at the corner of the screen. When clicking the image, the full-sized screenshot image pop ...
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Error attempting to drop a photo from Image Capture into Photos

macOS 11.2.3 (20D91) Photos Version 6.0 (330.0.150) Image Capture Version 8.0 (1106) When I attempt to drag and drop a photo from Image Capture into Photos I receive the The application “Photos.app” ...
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MacOS (Big Sur) Image Capure - How to change default “Import To” directory/folder?

When I launch Image Capture the "Import To" dropdown always defaults to "Pictures". I would like to change this to always default to my "Downloads" directory. I actually ...
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Phantom Images showing in image capture

macbook pro catalina 10.15.7, iphone 7 ios 14.2. Here is a screen of some pictures in the camera roll that were taken with the phone. When i connect the phone to the mac book pro and open image ...
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Detect whether clipboard item is image data using AppleScript

This started because I wanted to be able to paste screenshots or pictures copied from Safari into Finder folders. Here are the steps to get to where I am: Install pngpaste using brew install pngpaste....
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Image Capture doesn't complete photo deletion on phone

This issue has created a lot of frustration, so I'm hoping someone here might have the answer. I'm using Image Capture to work with some photos on my iPhone. When I select one or more photos on the ...
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Is there a way to prevent Image Capture from rendering thumbnails?

When I connect my iPhone to Image Capture it tries to render thumbnails for as many as it can (of 57 thousand photos/videos). This overloads my Mac's processor and gets the fans whirring really loudly ...
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Image Capture: Why does the photo count not match “All Photos” on iPhone

When I open the Image Capture app to copy photos from my iPhone to my Mac, I want to copy exactly all the photos in my "All Photos" section However when I open Image Capture app, it shows 266 items ...
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Image Capture on mac won't delete photos/videos off iPhone [duplicate]

My iPhone is running of of space so I connected it to my mac, ran Image Capture, chosen the ~40ish biggest videos on my phone (sort by size), click delete, app shows "Deleting...", then it disappears (...
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Why does Image Capture scan tiff files with different compression formats?

I'm scanning some old family photos using Image Capture. I want a lossless image using TIFF and LZW compression. What I'm seeing, thanks to the tiffutil -info <file> command, is that the .tiff ...
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Import iPhone Camera Roll non-destructively using Image Capture?

Firstly, to clarify what is meant by "non-destructively" in this context: Without losing access to all photos contained within burst shots Without losing the ability to revert to originals Without ...
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Pictures are not shown on Mac

I can connect the iPhone to my Mac via USB. The photos.app opens but my pictures are not displayed and I cannot download them. Is there a way to fix this? I already reset the permissions but this ...
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Where the captured signature is stored in my mac?

I just captured a signature using Preview. Where the signature image is stored? I want to have it.
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Recover obscured pixels

If I screenshot something on my phone and scribble out the text: Is it possible to get the text back? Are there computer programs that can analyse that jpg to see what’s under the scribble.
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How can I obfuscate a small section of a image on macOS?

How can I obfuscate a small section of an image on macOS? I would like to obfuscate private information in an image before I share it. Is there a way to do it on macOS?
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Why does Image Capture import fewer pictures than it counted?

I recently used Image Capture to get a backup of my iOS Camera Roll, and noticed a discrepancy. In the footer of the app, Image Capture notes the number of items on the device, or the number selected ...
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Shortcuts for “Overview” and “Scan” buttons in Image Capture

I was manually scanning a couple of documents. It's tedious work, partly because it's manual, and party because I needed to make an overview scan first and then the actual scan in Image Capture. This ...
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Image Capture takes a long time to import and convert photos and videos from iPhone to MacBook

On a MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017) running macOS High Sierra I have connected an iPhone X via a Lightning cable and am transferring all the photos and videos taken with the iPhone to a folder I created ...
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Need help with importing Camera Roll images from iPhone to Mac

I’m trying to pull images off of my Camera Roll on my iPhone 6s with iOS 11.2 to my Mac locally and not using iCloud as I won’t sign up for that. I would like to use the Image Capture program or ...
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How to copy a transparent PNG file to iPad from a Mac

When copying a PNG file with transparent background to an iPad or an iPhone using an application like iTunes, the image is copied to the device but the transparent background turns white. I have ...
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Sierra - Image Capture PDF file size too large

Since upgrading to MacOS Sierra, the PDFs I scan with Image Capture are much larger. My typical settings are 8.5x11 size, 300 DPI, "Text". With Yosemite, an average page of text was around 100KB. ...
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Shrink all images in pages document

I have a huge (filesize) pages document, which I suspect is due to all the images in it. The images were copied from elsewhere and pasted in. A lot of the images are original resolutions of 1080 ...
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Copy screenshot to Google Drive Document

This question is related to this one : Mac (OS X 10.9.2) no longer saving screen shots If I use only cmdshift it works as expected, a new image is created on my desktop. If I only want to copy it to ...
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How can I delete Image Capture's history of past “Scan To” folders?

I have used Apple's Image Capture utility to scan to a few different folders on my local storage. As I use each folder, its name accumlates in the pop-up menu of "Scan To:" locations, as a sort of ...
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Importing photos from Photos app on iPhone to Mac

I'm trying to transfer (make a copy of) all of the photos/videos in my iPhone's Photos app (what I see under the Photos builtin) to my macbook laptop. If I go to Photos then "Import New Photo" or use ...
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Constant “please unlock iPhone” message in Photos 2.0

I recently upgraded my Mac Pro from Yosemite to Sierra, and whenever I plug in my iPhone 6s, both iTunes and Photos will open as they should. However within Photos (and Image Capture), I get a "...
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AutoImporter no longer import my photos, after switching to iOS 10.2

To automatically transfer photos from my iPhone 5S to a folder on my Mac (macOS 10.11.6), I had configured the macOS utility named AutoImporter.app. After upgrading my iPhone 5S from iOS 9.3 to iOS ...
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How can I have AutoImport.app automatically import my iPhone photos (like it did in the past)?

In the past I connected my iPhone to my Macbook, and I had AutoImport.app automatically import (and delete) all my photo's on my iPhone in a chosen folder. Somehow this workflow has stopped, and I don'...
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Image Capture asks for 'iphone to be unlocked' but when unlocked still dosnt work - issue with iOS 10 / OSX 10.8 compatibility ?

Ive got a mac mini running osx 10.8.5. To get images from my iphone onto the computer i used to use osx's built in Image Capture application to transfer them across as it allows me to drag and drop ...
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Set Image Capture to launch when I connect my mobile

In the past, when I connected my mobile, Image Capture launched. I have an Android device. At some point, I disabled this feature and now I need to set it back. Unfortunately, I am not able to find ...
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How Do I Import Burst Photos That Aren't Being Recognized By My iMac?

I own a 2007 Macbook running Mac OS X Lion, a 2009 iMac running Mac OS X Yosemite and an iPad Mini 2/iPhone 6 Plus both running iOS 9. None of my burst photos will import using Image Capture or Photos....
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How to install Image Capture by itself?

I was googling how to mass delete photos from my iPhone and the consensus was to use Image Capture. However, I couldn't find that application on my Mac. Is there a way I can install it individually? ...
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Adding photos to iPhone from Mac using image capture

Does anyone know of a way that I can put photos on my iPhone using image capture?
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iPhotos disaster

I apparently had too many (3600) photos on my SD card to upload them via Image Capture so I used iPhoto. Upload went well but iPhoto erased my SD card. I want to use to those photos outside of iPhoto ...
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Empty .MOV file, stuck on iPhone

After using Image Capture to copy all my photos and movies from my iPhone to my Mac, and deleting from the iPhone, I find I have one stubborn remaining file listed in Image Capture. It has a usual ...
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Image capture “import error (-50)” images import fine, but won't delete from phone?

My iPhone 5 recently broke, so I got an iPhone 5s. I restored from a backup using iTunes, and configured any remaining settings fine. Usually to take images from my phone's camera I plug the phone ...
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How do I import only new photos with Image Capture.

It used to be that if I connected my iPhone and clicked Import All in Image Capture, it would import only the new photos. Now it imports all the photos even though it recognizes that most of them are ...
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Why does Preview lower image-quality

I use photos from a digital camera and work with them in Photoshop/Lightroom. Today I again imported pictures from the camera into photos-app on my MacBook Pro, mid 2014, Yosemite 10.10.4/3 (I had the ...
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How can I get Image Capture autorun turned off when inserting media? OS X Yosemite 10.2.2, 2015

Every time I insert an SD card or a drive via USB, dang Image Capture pushes its way to the front of my screen. This is just since the Yosemite update--I can no longer find an option to only launch ...
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Why is Image Capture showing two copies of every photo in my iPhone camera roll?

I use Image Capture to import photos from my iPhone. I noticed recently that it shows two copies of every photo in the Image Capture window, both in list view and grid view. There is only one copy of ...
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How do I disable Image Capture (Yosemite) from automatically launching when I plug in my SD card?

I used to be able to disable it in iPhoto but now iPhoto is not part of the OS, I don't want to download iPhoto to just use it to disable itself and Image Capture. Any way to kill the auto pop out ...
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Stop Image Capture from opening when a new device is connected

Ok I get how to disable Image Capture from opening for a specific device, but I'm an iOS developer and I work with a lot of devices. Is there a way to stop this ruddy app from launching the first time ...
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Image Capture doesn't recognize iPhone 4S

Image Capture doesn't recognize iPhone 4S. I'm using OS X Mavericks and iPhone 4S 64 GB with latest iOS 7.1.2 iTunes detects the phone and can perform a backup. iPhoto and Image Capture do not see ...
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Why use iPhoto instead of manually saving images?

I would like to know whether there are any advantages to using iPhoto on Mac for my pictures taken on my iPhone. For the past few years I have simply exported all images via Image Capture which stores ...
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How can I troubleshoot an Epson Perfection 1260 scanner that won't play nice with Mavericks?

I'm trying to get an Epson Perfection 1260 scanner working with Mavericks. When I connect the scanner to my Mac it shows up fine in Printers & Scanners in System Preferences. It also shows up in ...
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How can I clear photos from an iPhone?

I'm trying to delete my camera roll, I imported in to iPhoto, then deleted all the photos with Image Capture. As soon as I open the Photos app on the iPhone it just starts downloading everything again....
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Prevent Image Capture from opening when a memory card is inserted [duplicate]

Every time I plug in a SD memory card, Image Capture launches, is there a way to disable this? I am running OS X Mavericks.
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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 do I use Image Capture to wirelessly scan to my Mac OS X?

How do I use Image Capture to wirelessly scan from Brother MFC-490cw flatbed to my Mac OS X? I go to Image Capture and get an Overview scan, but then cannot actually scan the image next. Wher
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Disable automatic “overview scan” in Image Capture

I have two scanners accessible from my machine (using Lion): a USB flatbed scanner, and a multifunction network printer. Whenever I launch Image Capture (either directly, or indirectly from Preview), ...