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Apple application for downloading images from scanners and digital cameras

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What tool exists to identify the RGB value of a pixel?

I need to get the RGB for a pixel that is in an image. Under Windows this is easy but is there a way to do this on Mac OS X?
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Why am I having this problem importing photos from iPhone to iPhoto?

I'm getting the error Error downloading image. iPhoto cannot import your photos because there was a problem downloading an image. when I "Import All..." from my iPhone. Trying to import individual ...
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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 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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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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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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How do I refresh the devices in Image Capture?

For some reason, Image Capture doesn't always update the list of devices after I plug in my iPhone. Sometimes restarting Image Capture works, and sometimes it does not. Does this have to do with the ...
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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), ...
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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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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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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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How to auto-import AVCHD video?

I need a way to just auto-copy AVCHD from my memory card to the Mac. The Image Capture and AutoImporter apps both work great for still photos and for MP4 video. Image Capture completely ignores AVCHD,...
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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Image Capture default action for *any* camera

I'm trying to implement a solution for a multiuser environment involving Image Capture and AutoImport. (10.6.8 with remote MCX). Our users often connect digital cameras to our Macs to download the ...
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Image Capture “Delete After Import” Disappeared

There used to be a checkbox when I import pictures from my camera that said "delete after import" or something like that. It's not there anymore. Any ideas?
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App for hi-res frame capture from a webcam

I need a simple app to capture single frames from a high-res webcam. Like PhotoBooth, but saves the full resolution of the camera is what I'm looking for. A similar question was asked here What app ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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How to scan an image (map) using only 256 colors?

Is there a way to can an image on OSX using only 256 colors rather than millions or billions? I am scanning maps which only use a few colors, so I think I want to keep the color depth low so there is ...
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macOS Mojave - cannot capture avatar for iCloud account via Camera on MacBook Pro

I found two issues after installation macOS Mojave. I have final 10.14 version. 1.I cannot take a picture for iCloud avatar using my buiit-in camera - black screen where it could show camera output (...
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Image Capture OS X 10.6 won't read from iPhone

Image Capture on Snow Leopard says the "iPhone is locked with code", and asks to unlock it before importing images. The most weird thing is that it can import just fine using iPhoto and it syncs ...
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iPhoto vs Photo stream vs Image capture

What is the difference between iPhoto/Photo Stream/ Image Capture? I hope, all the three is using photos. But WHAT is the difference?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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iPhone photos unidirectional sync?

How can I get all new photos/movies added to my iPhone to be auto-downloaded into a specified folder each time I connect the iPhone to my Mac? (without deleting the downloaded photos/movies from the ...
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How do you export still images from an MPEG?

I have Mac Mojave with the regular version of Quicktime (not Pro). How do I export my short MPEG to a series of frames/images where I can grab and keep one of the images? Note, I am looking for a ...
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How to make Image Capture import images as chunks rather than rearranging?

Why does Image Capture app in macOS rearrange the images when it imports them? I'm running macOS High Sierra 10.13.6. My old computer always imported images as they were taken. I could choose groups, ...
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Image/Movie conversion when transferring via Image Capture.app

I often use Image Capture.app to transfer photos and videos captured on my iPhone. While transferring, I noticed an overlay stating Converting "Image name" and Converting "Movie name". What is ...
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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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image capture importing more photos than is possible and size difference weird too

im having a sort of issue importing pictures and videos from my iphone. my iphone says that there are 2900 pictures and that they are taking up roughly 11 gigs of space. when i plug my iphone into my ...