iPhoto is a photo management app from Apple that comes with every Mac. It is part of the iLife suite.

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How do I import photos from iPhoto on an old macbook?

I have an ageing macbook which contains all my photos in iPhoto. I'd like to migrate that onto a windows platform (my new laptop has Windows 8.1 but I also have a NAS running on linux which has ...
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Copy Photo from iPod to MacBook using Apple Software

I'm trying to pull a photo off my iPod. The iPod is connected to my MacBook. I don't usually use photos, so I'm struggling. The iPod is showing up under iTunes, but there's no "Photo" category. So I ...
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iPhoto - Export item in the File menu greyed out

I tried to export some pictures from my iPhoto library. Clicked on File, then saw the export item was greyed out. Any reason for that? I use iPhoto '11 if it is of any help. Edit: After importing ...
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How to access remote iPhoto Library with FileVault on?

After turning on FileVault on my MBA with Mavericks I can no longer access the iPhoto Library that I have on an external drive. It asks my to upgrade the iPhoto Library. But, accessing it from my MBP ...
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Does partitioning iTunes and iPhoto libraries make my Mac faster? [duplicate]

I have a iMac (early 2009) with 2,66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 4 GB 1067 MHz DDR3 640GB 7200-rpm Serial ATA hard drive If I create a partition for the iTunes library and another one for the ...
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iPhoto import conumdrum

I have an iPhone, I have a Mac OS X, and I have iPhoto. I want to be able to plug my iPhone into my Mac and have it import my photos to the Pictures folder on my hard drive, not iPhoto's special photo ...
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File type associations on OS X for Citrix Online Plugin

I would like to associate .ICA files with Citrix online plugin, which is positioned at /Library/Application\ Support/Citrix/Citrix\ online\ plug-in.app/Citrix.app. How to do it? The problem is, in ...
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How to get iPhoto on OS X?

I recently bought a MacBook Air on Craigslist. It came with the manual, warranty, and a reinstall drive. When I reconfigured the computer with the software to make it my own, I no longer had iPhoto, ...
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iPhoto Library: Remove its package-status?

[related to this question] I want to access this folder: /Users/me/Pictures/iPhoto Library/Masters but Picasa cannot find it because it's in a "package." How can I make it not a package? Will ...
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Mass migration of EXIF GPS data (a.k.a. Escape from iPhoto)

I am trying to move my library of photos (over 12000) out of iPhoto for use in Adobe Lightroom and would like to include the GPS data I've added to the photos using iPhoto's in-app feature (This data ...
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iPhoto very slow to load photo library

iPhoto on my iMac is very slow to load because of a very large master library (about 50,000 photos). Is there any way to split the master library into 2 or 3 parts so that only one part (with the ...
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Applescript to play multiple iphoto slideshows

I would like to present an iphoto slideshow that repeats/loops until I decide to advance it to the next slideshow that then repeats until I then advance it to the next group of slides and so on. ...
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How to move a window taller than the screen to access the bottom?

I am running OS X Mountain Lion. I have an application called iPhoto Library Manager that spit out an error long enough to take up more than the screen. The continue button is at the bottom of the ...
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If FAT32 has a 4 GB file size limit how was I able to copy my 13 GB iPhoto Library file onto this drive?

It's a 32 GB FAT32 USB thumb drive, and it seems to be having no trouble with my 13 GB iPhoto Library file. I thought there was a 4 GB file size limitation on this file system format?
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How to delete pictures fully from within an album

I am using iPhoto 11 and need to sort out and tidy up my library. Currently it has 17,500 photos and I really need to get rid of all the unwanted items. I realise that there is a distinction between ...
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Why can't I save a photo to some other directory in iPhoto?

Is there some good reason why there is no "Save As" menu item in iPhoto? If I want to share a photo to a different Facebook account, I need access to the photo! iPhoto as a program seems determined ...
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Ghost of device returns after being ejected from iPhoto

When I launch iPhoto on my Mac mini, my camera chip appears as a device even though it is not connected. After ejecting it with a Control click and eject, it appears again the next time I launch ...
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Missing all my Iphoto pictures

I have a Apple Macintosh running OSX 10.6.8. I have used iphoto since I bought my computer. I can't find my pictures - this happened once before and all I did was a "search" but that isn't working ...
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iPhoto 09 hangs or crashes on startup

I have iPhoto 09 (version 8.1.2 build 424) that either hangs when opened from the dock, or crashes when opened by clicking on iPhoto library. I tried the following to troubleshoot: made a copy of ...
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iPhoto 7 - upgrade to Snow Leopard -> no video playback

iPhoto 7.1.5 - working faithfully in 10.4 and 10.5, suddenly has forgotten how to play video after an upgrade to 10.6 (Snow Leopard). Apple's solution for iPhoto 08 is to install a newer version of ...
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Can't open iPhoto because may be damaged or incomplete

I tried installing iLife '11 even though I unknowingly already had it installed and I quit midway through the process. Now my iPhoto is screwed up and it has a white disabled picture for an icon. ...
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iPhoto 11 duplicates files when importing from “Auto Import” subfolder

I was looking for a way to make iPhoto import my pictures from the hard disk and remove the copies, or use 'move' instead of 'copy' in the first place. I'm using iTunes "~/Music/iTunes/iTunes\ ...
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Sync an iPhoto library with specific folder(s)

My aim is to sync all files that I add to a specific album in iPhoto 11, to a folder on the Mac. I will then use cron & rsync to shovel the files to a gallery server. Now, I did find the How to ...
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iPhoto is rejected: These apps cannot be accepted on this computer

I'm trying to install the latest version of iPhoto on OS X 10.7. In the app store the label shows "Accept". If I click on the button, i enter my Apple-ID, unfortunately this does not start the ...
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How to Sync photos from SkyDrive to iPhoto

I'm running OSX (Lion) as my home computer, and use iPhoto ('11) for photo management. Windows Phone 7.5 automatically uploads photos to SkyDrive when taken - and I'd like to automatically sync these ...
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How do I get the Google Maps URL from an iPhone photo?

I'm trying to find an easy way to get the URL (or pin) of a Google Map based on the GPS location attached to my iPhone images. I see the map for my pictures in iPhoto, but I cannot find any way to ...
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How do I change the date of all photos in one event to exactly the same date?

iPhoto changes dates of photos relatively. For example, I have two photos in an event. One has date 1-Mar and the other one 2-Mar. If I select them both and change the date to one day before, the new ...
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remote backup FreeNAS and photos on OS X Lion

I've built a NAS for my home backups using FreeNAS 8 with 5 HDs and RAIDZ1. Everything works great except I haven't yet figured out a long term solution for handling my photos. Currently I'm ...
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IPhoto without using the “photo library”?

I was wondering if anyone knew of a way to use iPhoto without having all the photos and movies lumped into one giant archive file but rather store them as individual files in subfolders (similar to ...
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iPhoto & iPhone Album order is different

I can't seem to find any answers to this, I have around 100 albums in iPhoto on my Mac, they are all synced to my iPhone, but on the phone they are just being displayed in a seeming random order. I ...
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Restoring iPhoto files from DVD back to the library

I've backed up iPhoto files on to DVD. How can I copy or export them from the DVDs when I open them in iPhoto? Do I need to import the files back into a new iPhoto Library each time to copy or ...
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Cannot upgrade applications on a used mac mini. “iPhoto is registered to different user”?

My computer was bought from best buy they say they wiped it clean it was a return from less than 10 days. When I put in my details on the mac everything went fine. There is an update for iPhoto and ...
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How to publish from iPhoto to windows live?

Is it possible to publish photos in iPhoto to Windows Live Photos? Is there a plugin to iPhoto that will enable this?
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Best practices for organizing iPhoto [closed]

I have been putting off the task of organizing my iPhoto library, with about 25,000 photos. Now that I am finally ready, what is the best method to organize? I like the idea of 'albums', but then the ...
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iPhoto '09 ignores EXIF

When I import photos to iPhoto, it uses file modification date instead of EXIF Original date. iPhoto's Extended photo info (⌥⌘I) shows no EXIF data. However, when I inspect the file using Preview.app, ...
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What version of iPhoto for Mac OS 10.4

What version of iPhoto would I need to run on Mac OS 10.4?
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How can I get a “Show in Finder” context menu option in iPhoto?

iTunes has a nice context menu, where one can right click, and select "Show in Finder". In iPhoto, one must go to the "File" menu, "Reveal in Finder..." (Where "Original" and Modified" are available). ...
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Is there a way to see just the videos from iPhoto?

My library is getting too large. I'd like to remove the videos so I can manage them separately. I suppose if there was a way to sort the library by media type, then I could drag all the videos to a ...
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How do I transfer my iPhoto library with keywords, events, albums and info intact?

I need to make space available on my MacBook Pro. Here is what I tried: I accessed the individual albums, clicked Select All then clicked File → New album on the iMac. It transferred the ...
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importing iPhoto library to Lightroom (preserving rating and events if possible)

I'm trying to switch to Lightroom, currently using iPhoto, so I'd like to import all my existing libraries while keeping photo ratings, events and tags too. Is there a way to do that? Ratings are ...
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Can someone suggest a workflow for transcoding videos in iPhoto from Motion-JPEG to something smaller?

I've shot a lot of video with "still" cameras over the years, and a lot of it is encoded with Motion-JPEG, which uses a lot of disk space per minute of video, compared to more efficient codecs such as ...
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How to migrate from iPhoto to Windows Live Photo Gallery?

I'm moving back from Mac to Windows and I want to take all of my photos with me. I'm specifically concerned about keeping event names, I don't so much care about Faces or Places. Is there anything I ...
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Copying Mobile Me Gallery photos into empty iPhoto

My hard drive died so I lost all of my data. However, I'd uploaded all my photos to Mobile Me Gallery. How do I bring them back from Mobile Me into my now empty iPhoto so they are restored back onto ...
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iPhoto backup on TimeCapsule using encrypted disk image

I have the following setup: Pics on my MBP Backups on my TimeCapsule iPhoto library alias pointing the real library on encrypted disk image Every time I open iPhoto, it mounts the encrypted disk ...
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iPhoto is showing information but not my photos

I have a Macbook Pro with the programm iPhoto, too. One day I tried to open my photos and I couldn't. I noticed then that there were all the information about the photos, but they were not opened. ...
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Move itunes and iphoto library to external hard disk

I'm running out of space on my MacBook Pro and would like to move my itunes and iphoto library to an external hard disk. What are the steps involved?
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iPhoto 09 hangs on startup

Every time I run iPhoto 09 on snow leopard it hangs after displaying the main window. The "beach ball" goes on forever and I have to force quit. Anybody knows what might be going on?
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Does iPhoto do lossless JPEG cropping?

If I crop a JPEG photo in iPhoto and then export it as JPEG, is the exported version re-compressed a second time, or does iPhoto somehow crop without re-encoding, thus avoiding further image ...
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Batch-Remove Specific Text from Photo Descriptions

I've recently upgraded to iPhoto '11 (couldn't resist the pricing on the new app store) and as I'm adding more meta-data to my library and generally organizing things (places, faces, etc... I hadn't ...
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In iPhoto, how can I disable the keyboard play button?

I use iPhoto '09 on my Mac. Every time I hit my laptop's play button while in iPhoto, instead of iTunes playing my audio, iPhoto goes into a photo loop. How can I get iPhoto to ignore the play ...