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How do I take a .jpg photo instead of .mov

What are you viewing this on? If Windows, it will break a Live Photo into component parts, photo & video, because it cannot keep the 'live' part together with the actual photo. Only Mac can do ...
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Photos Places screen - how to show as grid

The issue is that whenever I click the mouse is not totally still. Thus if I click one it starts a click and drag. If I go through contortions to make the mouse totally still then I do get the places ...
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NextCloud sync'd photos do not show up in Photos app

This is a very common type of question here. The sandbox security model causes this split in one app’s somewhere being different than another apps somewhere by default. Sandboxing means each app can’t ...
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What's the actual, proper way to transfer uncompressed photos from iOS?

There is a way to transfer photo files from the iOS device to your MacOS device by way of running the Image Capture app from the MacOS device. This application has import by selection or Import All ...
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"Import" from shared album converts HEIC to smaller JPG

By size, are you referring to the file size or pixel size? Converting HEIC to JPG at the same resolution (pixel size) would actually increase the file size, because HEIC files much more compact. The ...
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How to delete photo from Album and Library at the same time?

Deleting photos from an album only deletes them from that album, not from the library or from any other albums they are in (A photo can belong to more than one album). Deleting photos from the library ...
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How to delete photo from Album and Library at the same time?

You have to delete it from the library to delete the photo. To speed this up, use the Keyword Manager to make a keyword for deletion and assign a keyboard shortcut. Tag the photos and then move on or ...
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Troubleshooting problem with My Photo Stream not syncing

I have the same problem. Nothing works to fix it. I called Apple and they said that it is a known issue and their engineers are working on solving it. Software update will not solve it, not even new ...
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How to get all Apple Photos file names

If you end up wanting a tool that looks at all the metadata and intelligently picks the larger or HEIC or edited / unedited copy of the photos and also keeps your albums sane while it removes the ...
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How to get all Apple Photos file names

Since your duplicates don't have any EXIF data, would it help if you created a smart album of photos with Focal length-is-Empty (AND Aperture, ISO, Camera model, Shutter speed are empty) conditions? ...
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Quick and easy way to batch convert multiple HEIC to png or jpg on macOS?

Use ImageMagick to produce JPGs that are the same quality as the the original HEIC files. I found @stevec's answer using sips produces very low resolution images that were basically useless for my ...
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