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

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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 ...
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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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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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Is there any way to get iphoto metadata (faces, tags) onto the file information?

So faces, places, tags, appear in the jpeg metadata? I want to be able to find them in spotlight, have them if I change programs, etc. If not, does anyone know whether aperture 3 can do this?
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Safari's “Add image to iPhoto Library” creates new event each time

I recently discovered the "Add image to iPhoto Library" option in Safari's context menu. The problem is, despite the setting in iPhoto saying events are 1 per day, it create a new event for each ...
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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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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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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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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 & 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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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 printing PDFs sideways

When I print to PDF from iPhoto (7.1.5), my scans (which are all portrait) all end up sideways in the PDF file. I've searched high and low for some setting that will alter this. The only one that I ...
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Multiple iphoto slideshows on multiple monitors

I have a 3 monitor setup and would like to run slideshows from 3 different albums on the different monitors. Is this possible?
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 5: How can I get the top-level display back in rolls (thumbnails) mode?

This is on my parents' PPC, running OSX 10.4.something, and iPhoto 5 (no upgrade available because they bought the machine 2 weeks before Apple moved to Intel). They used the prefs to show the # of ...
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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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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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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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iPhoto library too big - recompression of images possible?

my iPhoto has become way too big over time. I'm looking for a way to recompress it, say bringing down the size of the average image from 3 Mb to 1 Mb (just simple JPEG recompress) without losing ...
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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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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 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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Why can't I see my existing albums in the Facebook Exporter for iPhoto plugin?

So I've installed the Facebook Exporter for iPhoto plugin. In iPhoto, when I select some pictures and click on "Export..." in the "Share" menu, I have a new tab "Facebook" now. After I click the "Log ...