Questions tagged [iphoto]

iPhoto is a photo organizer and editor for Mac that is part of the iLife suite of apps that come bundled with new Mac and are also for sale individually

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Mac Photos app stuck on “Restoring from iCloud”

I have about 110,000 photos and videos in my Photos library, synced to my Mac with iCloud with "download originals" turned on. Sync was working fine until a few days ago. I accidentally opened my ...
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Hide/Delete “Unable to Upload” album in Mac Photos (Catalina)

I am backing up my Photos library to another Mac (which I don't intent to switch on iCloud Photos - I have big issues with, see discussion iCloud Photos not in sync with Mac) running Catalina. The ...
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iPhone not syncing old iCloud photos

Our iPhone doesn't sync with old iCloud photos. It only syncs the past 5 years or so. How can you force a full sync? My devices have a lot of space I believe.
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How to delete all photos on a phone based on certain criteria (ie not screenshots, not favorites, created before a certain date)?

I want to delete some photos on my phone while keeping others. Basically I want to delete all photos except for those that are screenshots, those that are favorited, or those that were created after a ...
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How do I share an entire album in iCloud photos? Not just individual pictures [duplicate]

I have several albums with photos taken on an iPhone, which I view and work with at https://www.icloud.com/photos/. I can select individual pictures and create a share link, and I do this all the time....
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Deleting Photos From “Photos” App Does Not Delete Them From Local Drive

I have some photos and I want to remove some of them by first previewing and then removing, like I always do on Windows. Because "Preview" does not let me look multiple photos and "Quick Look" has no ...
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Permission Errors on High Sierra and Apple Photos

My Macbook Pro (2015 w/SSD) running High Sierra has been having permission problems. I've been importing a huge amount of pictures from subdirectories of my home into Apple Photos. Most of the time, ...
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How does Photos determine whether a photo is a duplicate?

When you use Photos to Import new images and video and click Review for Import, the application reviews the selected images and displays them for confirmation. The display is split into "Already ...
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Within Photos, delete the RAW file from a “RAW+JPEG” linked pair?

I shoot using the RAW+JPEG capture option on my non-iPhone camera. When I import these images via Photos for Mac, the RAW+JPEG files are added to my iCloud Photos Library as a linked pair. They are ...
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iCloud photos all synced onto iphone

I've turned on iCloud photos on my Macbook but once I backed up my iPhone, all my iCloud pictures have synced backed onto my iPhone and now I have duplicates of most my pictures. I've tried to select "...
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Copy iCloud Photos library to a clean install

I'm doing a clean install on a new HD for various reasons, and I'd like to move my 700GB Photos library over. I also want the library to continue to sync with iCloud. Since the existing library is ...
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How to move Photos Library and associated iPhotos Library to another drive without breaking links?

I wish to move my Photos Library to a secondary drive, both formatted with APFS. I still have the iPhotos Library from where the pictures were imported. I'm concerned that when moving the Photos and ...
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Unidirectional sync from iOS device to iCloud Photo Library

I have an older iPhone with limited storage. I use it as a "distraction free" version of my main phone for the gym. I've deleted almost all apps except for Music and Podcasts. I want to be able to ...
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How to get date when photo is clicked from android phone and is transferred to iPhone via Xender?

I have clicked few pictures from my android phone few months back. Today when I transferred those photos to my iPhone, it shows me created date as today. Is there a way in iPhone to get actual created ...
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Apple Mac IPhoto clear trash

I’ve read some stuff on here about emptying the trash can in iPhoto but it keeps locking up .. 35 thousand images in trash but will not go .. any help appreciated. With a standard windows pc I can run ...
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Adjust precision (Year, Month, Day, Time) of iCloud Photos EXIF metadata?

I'm importing a number of older non-iPhone photo collections into my iCloud Photos Library via the Photos app on my Mac. These were taken either on early digital cameras or are from scanned film. In ...
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How to upload photo library (of photos not taken with this iPad) from iPad to iCloud or Google Photos

I have an old iPad that has about 8,000 photos on it, most of them not taken with this iPad, but rather synced from a Mac at a time when iPhoto on Mac was still a thing (before Photos.app and before ...
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How to skip files with ditto command line utility?

I'm trying to import a large (100GB+) iPhoto library located on a seemingly faulty external drive, that always yields an error -36 when I attempt to copy the library using Finder. I therefore tried ...
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Photos app message: “This library contains items that need to download from iCloud Photos.”

When dragging a photo from an email message to the Photos app, this message appeared: The full message in dialog reads: This library contains items that need to download from iCloud Photos. ...
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How to import photos from new iPad 5 Mini to old 2015 MacBook Air, OSX 10.9.5

I'm trying to import photos from a new iPad that uses the newer Photos app to an old 2015 MacBook Air (OSX 10.9.5) that only has the old iPhotos app, but it's not working. I keep getting an error on ...
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Why is Photos not suggesting new Faces in the People Album?

When I first began using the People / Faces feature in iOS and Mac Photos, the app automatically listed a bunch of people. I added names for all the people I knew. I thought this was a near-complete ...
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Why are photos so much larger locally than in iCloud

I noticed that the photos stored locally are substantially larger than the same library stored locally on my Mac. My local library is a whopping 187 GB – but the one on iCloud is only 121.8 GB. This ...
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Hard Drive Full, can't figure out why

My mac recently started to indicate that the startup disk was full. I went thru and cleaned out all the disk images and videos and other large files that I could find. Emptied trash. Emptied downloads....
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Photos (aka iPhoto) failed to import all stills and videos from my camera. Why?

The question: Is it normal for a MacBook to time-out and go to sleep in the middle of a photo import session? Is it really necessary to intervene to keep the MacBook from going to sleep to prevent it ...
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Copying old photos from an iPhone to a PC

A couple years ago, I switched from Android to iPhone 7 Plus. The person helping me at the Sprint store transferred all my photos from Android phone onto their computer, and then to my iPhone. I need ...
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How can I access the photos in the iPhoto library from a different computer time capsule?

I have with me the time machine from my previous computer. I would like to browse the iPhoto library which is in this backup, ideally without restoring the entire library on my new computer, and ...
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Photos.app is not syncing to iCloud

Photos app is not syncing to iCloud. I stopped Avast, as it was blocking it. Now, however, I'm getting several other logs when I search Console.app for cloudphotos In order of appearance upon launch ...
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Huge file when exporting iPhoto slideshow

I am creating a slideshow in iPhoto, my slideshow contains about 70 images, each image is about 10MB. When selecting Export to 1080p, it says that it needs more than 20GB of disk space to export. This ...
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How do I download full resolution photos on my iphone (8+) to use offline? [duplicate]

I used to keep all of my photos (literally 40K or so) on my iPhone. I did eventually fall into the iCloud trap, and have still not figured out a way to assure that a healthy number of my full ...
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Adding photos to Shared Album, using the web

I have some photos on a linux computer that I would like to add to a Shared iPhotos Album. So I thought I would log in to my icloud.com account and add them there. To my surprise, the shared albums ...
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Photos Shared Albums - photo dates are incorrect?

While on vacation, my wife and I each took a number of photos on our respective iPhones. To combine our photos after our trip ended, she moved them all to a shared album. I then imported these into ...
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Order synced photos by date on Windows PC

I'm trying to sync photos ordered by folders as year/date but it syncs only by year: Previously I remember that it synced images by date into separate folders inside yearly but now I cannot find this ...
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How to select all iCloud photos for download in web brower?

I would like to learn how to select all icloud.com photos so that they can be downloaded via Firefox on Ubuntu and backed up on a NAS. If this is not possible (iCloud economics has incentive not to ...
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Making Photos use more memory when it is running in the background for People Tagging tasks [duplicate]

Is there a way to make the Photos app perform more computations when it is running in the background? Basically, I read that People Tagging happens when the computer is plugged and when Photos is not ...
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How can I use iPhoto in lieu of Photos in macOS Sierra?

I really dislike macOS's Photos.app (thought I could get use to it), but would like to use iPhoto again. It's in my apps, but was replaced with a more current version when my stuff was installed onto ...
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I can't upload certain images to Photos

If I take a screenshot on my desktop or save an image from Preview I cannot upload these images to my Photos. If I drag them into the Photos app on Mac they will not sync to my devices. I also tried ...
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Where can iPhoto '11 be downloaded?

I just set up an old white Macbook (early 2008) with a fresh install of OS X 10.7.3, which I think is the most recent version that will run on it. I was surprised to see the installer did not include ...
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Configure Memory (Photos) titles to have a specific date format (M-D-Y or Y-M-D)

Is it possible to change the way Photos is naming the memories? Basically, it is quite stupid to name it using Day-Month-Year order, since an export of the memories using the option "Create subfolder ...
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Meaning and origin of this error upon transferring photos from iPhone onto Photos on Mac?

From time to time I would like to be able to save WhatsApp photos (on my iPhone) into Photos (on my Mac). Here is how I proceed: On my iPhone I allowed WhatsApp to access my Photos (read and write). ...
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MacBook Air 2017 Photos App Not Detecting Some Photos From iPad 5

I am trying to import videos from my iPad 5 (running iOS 12.0.1) to my 2017 MacBook Air (MacBookAir7,2 running macOS High Sierra 10.13.5) through the Photos app and half of my iPad's photos aren't ...
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My iPhoto library takes way too much space on my Mac Air. Can I upload it to the iCloud?

So, the iPhoto library (not to be confused with the "Photos library") takes almost 30 gigs on my 250 gb macbook air. I am curious, I've managed to upload the Photos library to the iCloud reducing it's ...
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How to remove/delete geo-location meta data from photos?

Occasionally someone emails me a photograph with their geo data included. I don't record this on my photos, so it's weird to have just one image randomly include location. In previous versions of ...
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Extract list of titles from iPhoto album

I have a large collection of photos on iPhoto (not Photos) and am currently in the process of mounting them in photoviewer on my own website. I have an HTML markup template in an Excel file and have ...
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Macbook disk space show as used photos library space that is stored in an external SD

I have moved my photo library into an external SD card and now that library is configured as the system photo library. The problem is that my Macbook shows that the hard drive is still using an ...
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Does copying a migrated iPhotos library use extra space, given that iPhotos and Photos Libraries are hardlinked?

If I have migrated an iPhoto Library to Photos (on an external disk, so independent of the computer with the apps), and then make a copy of the iPhotos Library, will I be using additional disk space? ...
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Risk of altering folder structure in Apple Photos?

I've used Apple iPhoto and now Photos for many years, and now have a library of about 32,000 photos and videos. Right now that library is on an attached drive with no rights, so family members can log ...
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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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Connected other iPhone to MB to backup…could my old photos have transferred to the phone?

A bit of an unusual question maybe. A friend needed to set up her new iPhone but doesn't have a computer and is restricted to mobile data at the moment. She wanted to back up her old iPhone to use on ...
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Photos on Mac not syncing with iCloud – ThermalPolicy: Must not proceed

The Photos app on my Macbook hasn't been syncing for a while, ~6 months. I just came from holidays and added photos from my camera to it and again, nothing. Photos is stuck at "Uploading..." but there ...
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A MacOS app to backup All Photos in iCloud to External Drive

I have more than 140 GB of photos & videos. On my Mac I have only 256 GB of storage so I chose "Optimize Mac Storage" to make more room. I have a NAS with a lot of available storage (it has ...