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How would I go about repairing this photo?

I have a few photos that appear to be corrupted slightly. Is there anyway to fix them? In particular this file is a PNG file. I have one attached that show what happened to them. ...
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How to search by image on my computer? [duplicate]

In a similar way to Google's search by image, I want to search on my PC. I have a similar photo with me, but not the exact one. How to do this?
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is it possible to upload an album from picasa to google photos without creating duplicates? [migrated]

Suppose I have 100 photos in Google Photos and that I also have those same 100 photos locally on my computer (synced via Google Drive). If I (locally) use Picasa to create an album containing, say, ...
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Using Photos.app on OSX, how can I set the image size when mailing to friends?

I have just migrated to OSX 10.10.4, and started to use Photos.app instead of iPhoto. In mailing photos to friends from Photos.app, Windows users are receiving them at a greatly reduced size, and they ...
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Unshrinkable windows/dialogs like Photos, in Yosemite - can I make them smaller?

I saw this question on Superuser, from 9/14: On Mac OS X, some windows are a fixed size (eg. Photo Booth): Is there a way I can make them smaller to take up less space on a smaller screen?" I ...
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Most of my photos have uploaded to Google photos, but not by me

How can it be that most of my photo archive has uploaded to Google photos without me every knowing it? I have no idea how they got there, and no idea how to stop this from happening again. If it ...
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What causes windows to stop using all selected photos in desktop slideshow

I have my Windows 7 desktop set to run a slideshow (shuffle turned on) with the contents of a folder that currently contains 148 photos. The problem is that every now and then, it stops cycling ...
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How to batch resize many photos - but keep timestamp intact?

I have thousands of photos in many folders. I want to batch resize them to e.g. 3000px on the longest dimension and keep the timestamp intact. I have used the wonderfully simple tool Phatch to resize ...
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Export layer of photoshop as is?

Please forgive me if this is a stupid question but I could not for the life of me figure this out. I followed this tutorial on adding weathered looks to your artwork and it worked wonderfully. The ...
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SD card asking to be formatted half way through copying

I have a Nikon D3300 with a 4GB SDHC card. I went out the other day and took about 5 photos to test it, copied them to my pc (windows 7), and all worked fine. I went on another trip today and took ...
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Software that takes an image as input and searches a specified directory for similar images

I'm looking for a program that lets me input an image and then search a directory for visually similar images (much like Google image search, except it compares the image with my the local files in ...
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Disable auto launching of Photos application on Mac OSX Yosemite

I'm aware that there are solutions existing that allow you to prevent auto launch of applications such as iphoto or the newer replacement, Photos on a per device basis through the UI of Photos itself, ...
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How to download Google 360 Photo Sphere as 1 image?

How can I download Google 360 Photo Sphere ? I checked out developer tools and every photo sphere is stitched together with tens or hundreds of images, it would take a long time to put them all ...
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Simple directory access permissions in Cherokee webserver?

On my cherokee webserver on a raspberrypi, I have several directories containing photos from different occasions in different directories like /Photos/Holiday /Photos/Zoo /Photos/KidsBirthdayParty ...
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iCloud backup not backing up from photos mac

I've paid the extra to store my photos in iCloud, I seem to have two libraries and despite trying to change the backup to the larger library it isn't backing up the set of photos I want. I've tried ...
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How to obtain the latitude and longitude of a photo using Photos on Macbook?

My photo library on my Macbook has recently been migrated into the new Photos app. What I would like to do is be able to find the exact latitude and longitude data of my photos, but when I look at the ...
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Import iPhoto backup to Photos (Yosemite)

I just installed fresh new Yosemite on my MacBook Pro and I realized, there's no iPhoto anymore, but I have moved whole "iPhoto Library" folder to my external hdd. How can I get all the photos from ...
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How to get Windows Photo Gallery?

I currently use Picasa for managing photos in my windows 7 pc. But, I would like to switch from Picasa to something else and I think Windows Photo Gallery would be a good option. The problem is it ...
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Photos & Carousel - folder structure in finder?

I am thrilled about Photos (Apple) and Carousel (Dropbox). However, I see there is a MAJOR inconvenient that I don't seem to get myself around. It's great to be able to group the images in albums and ...
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How to make a text document image just black and white without grey color, grey background, folding lines, and paper wrinkles? [closed]

If a text document (or a form) is scanned or taken as a photograph and emailed to somebody, the image when printed, could have a grey background, grey folding lines (of the paper), and wrinkles or ...
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How to play a *.GIF animated photo only 1 time in HTML?

I have a webpage and a *.GIF photo that is 5s. I want to play this *.GIF photo 1 time. I mean I want to play that *.GIF photo and after 5s, I want to pause it. How can I do that?
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Quickly delete all floating picture in Excel sheet

I have a lot of photos in my Excel sheet. I want to delete them all - currently Ctrl-A just select all cells. How can I select all photo objects?
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Extract frames from video and set timestamp on images

I want to extract frames every 10 seconds from a video and geotag these frames using a GPX track. On my Windows 8 computer I have tools to extract the frames (FFMPEG), set image timestamps (ExifTool) ...
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Cannot open pictures or videos in Windows 7

A couple of days ago my laptop battery drained and shut down. After attempting to turn on, normal boot resulted in a black screen with startup sound. I then followed a guide which led me to restart in ...
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Delete iphone photos using windows explorer - safe for phone?

I've plugged my iphone4s into my computer and found my dcm picture folder, copied pictures to another folder using windows explorer.... My question. Is it safe for my phone if I delete photos on my ...
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I don't have a scanner. How can I clean up a photo of a piece of paper?

Recently I've been asked to print a piece of paper, sign it, scan it and then send it back via email. Unfortunately I don't own a scanner. I'm hoping I can take a photo of the paper and then ...
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How to recover deleted photos from Samsung phone

A family member deleted every photo off my Samsung Galaxy III, does anyone know how I can recover the photos by connecting my phone to my computer? Notes: The photos are not on a card. Some ...
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Windows 8.1 photo downloading/importing Picasa has wrong dates

When downloading photos using Picasa, for some reason Picasa seems to choose random dates for the photos. We like to put photos in folders based on date, and they are just not right. There's nothing ...
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Linux command line/app to compare sets of folders against one another

I have many photos organised in folders. I also have an "Uncategorised" folder for photos before they are organised. I've found that many (but not all) photos in Uncategorised have now been organised ...
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How to get Word 2010 to auto number blocks of photo inserts

I commonly have to upload/insert photos into word documents as a set of photos for reports, anything from 50 photos to 1,000 photos at a time, which I want to give a number reference. With Word 2003 ...
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Does taking a screenshot take less space than a taking a photo?

After watching my sister use Snapchat to take a photo and then taking a screenshot of the result instead of taking it using the built in camera app, I was wondering what possible benefits this had for ...
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Changing default folder where Picasa saves laptop camera shots

While typesetting my math notes in latex, I sometimes use Picasa to make my laptop-camera take photos of hand-drawn figures. These are then included into my latex notes. However, Picasa always saves ...
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My old PC died: How can I find my “edited” photos from Picasa on an old hard drive & move them to the new PC?

A nearby lightning strike took out my motherboard and my power supply unit, but did not damage my hard drive. I have a new PC and have the old hard drive hooked up to it with a dock. I had thousands ...
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How to easily locate photo opened in Windows 8.1 Photo App

Short story Where on disk is the photo I'm looking at? tldr; My daughter is scrolling through all photo's we have using the Windows 8.1 Photo App. She has a photo maximized on screen and is ...
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Deleting photos from DropBox folder shared with other students

My history teacher has shared a DropBox with all of his students. I was syncing my iPad when the imported pictures was also uploaded into the DropBox folder, and I had to manually delete them from the ...
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How to keep ink from drying out

I will not be using my HP Photosmart for 2 and a 1/2 months. Should I enclose entire printer (unplugged)in sealed plastic to prevent the ink and heads from drying out?
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iphone 5c pictures automatically synched to my home pc computer photo gallery

my college students iphone 5c pictures are being sent to my home pc's photo gallery without the owners knowledge. Does anyone have any idea why this is happening?
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Ubuntu - Automagically import and rename iPhone photos/videos

I've been using Shotwell to import my iPhone photos, however, Shotwell itself can't: 1) Auto import upon mount 2) Rename imported photos and videos After snooping around, I found Rapid Photo ...
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Photo Organizer that works from many computers to one file server

I have a file server in the closet. It runs Ubuntu, and exports my photo library as NFS4 and SMB. I have children and a wife who all also want access to these photos. Right now, the archive has the ...
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Macbook - Using Gimp

I created a transparency background after scissor select but I find when I use this picture on a brochure cover a box of a different CMYK to the cover is seen - its faint but when enlarged it can be ...
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Suddenly can't open photos in Mac

Yesterday I have renamed all my photos in Macbbok using adobe Bridge. But I noticed today that I can't open large numbers of jpeg files. A few are okay, and normally view-able. but others are showing ...
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Windows 8 Wallpaper Retrieval

I have a favorite picture as my wallpaper on a Windows 8 laptop. Sadly, the original picture was destroyed. How can I retrieve it and save as a jpg for sharing with others? I have tried the ...
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Tags of other peoples names that have nothing to do with the file

I am asking this here because you are set up the way I wish all were set up. Straightforward. So, I will do the same. None of the possible questions on this site that popped up as related to mine ...
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Windows 7 rename files by manually dragging into place

I need to manually rename a bunch of photo files so that they make more sense in sequence (I am an artist and I need to put the reference photos in the correct order so that the model appears to be ...
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Filesystem on sd-card lost

Last time I want to bring my photos from SD-card (Sandisk Ultra SDHC 32 GB) to my computer (windows), my computer said that there is no file system on the card and I should format the card. Also my ...
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Software to link up photos in a line to form one image

I have several (around 50) photos of multiple sections along a river, each with a metre stick in the photo for scale. I need a way to link these photos up in a single image, whilst being able to crop ...
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Windows Home Server 2011 Photo Viewing Only App - No Write Acess

I currently use Windows Home Server 2011 to store photos that I have taken, and allow people to connect to my server through their laptops using Windows Explorer to view my photos. But this introduces ...
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Quality options for printing photos in MS WORD 2010 not found

Whenever i print a document with an image in MS WORD 2010 using my printer, it comes out lighter than that of the screen. It's as if the image's saturation went down by two levels. The image looks ...
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Picasa 3.9 Mac OSX shared database on network drive or external hard drive or nas

Hey I am trying to have both my mac mini osx 10.9 and mbp share the same Picasa library with the ability to add and edit photos (not simultaneously) to the same collection. On Picasa 3.9.137.163 in ...
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Photo icons have generic picture only

When going to a JPG photo folder OS C drive and opening it to view photos in an icon mode the icons only show a generic picture. If I click on the icon then the actual photo comes up. It seems like ...