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How do I recover damaged photos on a microSD card?

I have bought a microSD card from eBay, and I have taken some photos with my mobile. At the time I could see them, but after some time some of them cannot be opened. 1) How can I still recover them? ...
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Images / Photos and text boxes jump to top of page

Images / Photos, text boxes and text boxes with images embedded in them jump to top of page in some cases and not others. "Control + arrow keys" have no effect. It is even difficult to drag None of ...
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best way to quickly share multiple photos without permanently hosting them

I find that I'm often asked to share lots of photos with someone, enough that uploading each one individually to them gets tedious when I would like to drag and drop the whole bunch. I could put them ...
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Clustering personal photos

I just performed photo recovery on my compromised hard drive. Now I have a folder with 20,000 photographs (each file has the same date) I'd like to find a free piece of software that would cluster ...
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What's the best solution for sharing a photo library in a home network [closed]

I'm looking for the best solution for sharing our family photo library on our home network. I first looked at Lightroom, but it has the problem of not wanting to work over the network. Basically, I ...
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How to compare multiple photos quickly

Usually, I take always 2-4 photos in a row instead of one - then try to pick the best one. But once the differences are very small, it's hard to tell which photo is better by simple looping using ...
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How to transfer photos from a Galaxy SIII to a Mac computer? [closed]

How can I connect my Galaxy S III to my Mac? I am unable to transfer photos from my phone to my Mac.
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Why do inserted photos not stay where I put them in Openoffice Writer 4.0?

I am trying to write an illustrated memoir of a recent trip, inserting photos into the text, sometimes several photos per page. Once my document gets to be more than about 10 pages, the photos seem to ...
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Cropping a circular area in a photo [closed]

If you look closely , it has white borders all over (see here). Now my question is , is there any software (free) that can help me crop out the circular area of the button. I have: Windows 7 with ...
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Take photos in rapid succession on Mac OS X

I have a MacBook with running Snow Leopard. Is there a way that allows me to take rapid fire photos with the camera? PhotoBooth sort of has this feature, but it only takes 4, and they are combined ...
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Downloading photos from Facebook group pages

I'm trying to set up an easy way for folks to share photos for a reunion, then use those photos in a slideshow. Since everybody is on facebook, that would be the preferred method. There is already a ...
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Windows application to apply photo filters like mobile apps?

Today we have lots of mobile application to apply cool filters to our photography with just one ..touch. It is cool and comfortable, but i would like to use some easy-to.use windows application to do ...
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How to go through images in Windows 8 Photo app when launched from explorer

The Windows 8 photo app is for going through photos. I can also launch this app when doubleclicking an image in explorer. The problem is, when I open a photo in a folder which also contains other ...
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Camera Cards and Gimp

I have three camera cards: white, 18% gray, and black. These are used to fix the colors of the photos that are taken. I took a picture with all three of these cards at the beginning of the shoot. My ...
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How to download all my photos on Flickr account?

I have two Flickr accounts A and B. I'd like to download all my photos on account B (without having to manually download one by one), ideally in their original sizes of course, and upload them to A. ...
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How to upload an entire hard drive of photos into Google+ Photos?

I have a ton of photos (50GB+) that I would like to upload into Google+ Photos. Using the upload tool is very painful, as I have to go into each folder and drag and drop the pictures into the upload ...
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I seem to have multiple copies all over my desktop & external hard drive? [closed]

I have multiple copies of all my music and photos duplicated in all related program files, plus in my documents, which is seen in several locations on the internal hard drive & my external HD. ...
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Unable to transfer photos from camera to computer (Windows 7)

I am unable to transfer photos from my camera (HP Photosmart M547) to my computer running Windows 7. The computer recognizes the camera as a removable drive (see below), but it does not detect any ...
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Backup photos from Google Plus?

I'm interested in using Google Plus to backup my photos online, but I'm nervous about trusting my backup to only one location. I'd like a way to automatically download my Google+ photos from the web ...
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How to ensure the authenticity of a picture?

Many times I face images on the Internet or spread on social networks like Facebook and twitter. How to check that those images are right I mean not processed in photoshop? Firstly I check that ...
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Name suggestions stopped working in Picasa 3.9

Today, I've upgraded to Picasa 3.9 and name suggestions stopped working as before. When I was adding person to a photo, there was a list of suggested names ordered by highest probability. The same ...
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How to show more Exif info in Windows tooltips?

Windows file browser, explorer, shows a tooltip with some info of the file when I stop mouse pointer over the filename or preview icon. For photos the tooltip shows resolution, date+time, camera ...
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Hide Facebook Photos on Windows 8 tile

I have many albums on my Facebook with privacy level set as "only me, so that albums that only I can see. I do not want them automatically appearing on my Windows 8 Photos Tile as anyone who uses my ...
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How can I remove the EXIF tags/metadata from several images at once?

I have a 6,000+ photos. I want to remove a the tags from these photos. I know how to do it one photo at a time. But wondering, what is the way to do mulitple files at a time? Thanks
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Mass edit photos to add watermark [closed]

I am looking to add my logo to around 500 pictures as watermark or something similar, Anyone care to recommend a tool.
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Can a picture file be renamed based on a unique barcode contained within the picture?

I have a collection of about 3,000 photographs that represent my company's product line. Each picture is taken inside a special light box. A unique barcode representing the product is generated, ...
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is there image viewer software without window large borders?

I am looking image viewer software without like very large border of window, I don't need any type of toolbar or anything just simple image viewer, if there is no Top bar to close minimize or maximize ...
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How to star pictures so that only starred can be exported/copied?

What is an ideal system for starring nice photos that enables to select only the starred pictures in Explorer or other programs? E.g., any software stack where user can go through 2k photos, select ...
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After data recovery software needed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I recover lost/inaccessible data from my storage device? I accidentally deleted all files from one of my hard drives. I have recovered most of the files, but ...
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Ultimate way to use Picasa in a home network

I've been trying a lot of approaches but still didn't find any effective solution. I want gigs of photos in a network drive (a IOMega Home Media Network Drive, plugged to my wifi router). I'd like to ...
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My USB says it has 15.7GB of space used but inside all the folders are empty

My USB says it has 15.7GB of space used but inside all the folders are empty!! I was updating my computer from Vista to Windows 8, so I had to save all my files somewhere so I got this 32GB memory ...
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Win8 Delete Files on Device when Importing

Win8 has the native "Import Photos and Videos" app but also has a similar functionality in the WinRT environment in the Photos application. The native application has an option to delete files on ...
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How can I get my jpgs to display again? [closed]

Somehow jpgs on my photo blog sites* are no longer displaying FOR ME - they seem to still work the same as always for others. http://montereyscenics.posterous.com/ and ...
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What can I do about my kaputt posterous site? [closed]

I have a posterous photoblog here: http://montereyscenics.posterous.com/ that is still reachable, but no longer displays the photos; also, most of my archives seem to be missing. At first I thought it ...
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Software for tagging arbitrary files [closed]

I'd like a program that allows me to tag and organize arbitrary binary files, without having to modify them or move them around. Also, the files could be stored on a local HDD or on a DVD or any other ...
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Way to auto resize photos before uploaded to cloud service?

I love using auto syncing services to have my photos taken with my smartphone stored on a cloud storage service. One problem though is that the photos are uploaded in high resolution and takes up a ...
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Measure object in a photo, without a smartphone

I see a number of apps for measuring size of objects in photos -- if one has a smart phone. I don't. Are there any online services which can do same? Or program for Windows PC? No 100mb trial ware ...
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Make a mosaic picture out of 900 images [duplicate]

I have ~ 900 pictures (mostly photos) of varying sizes. Now I want to create one big picture that includes all 900 pictures in a small thumbnail-like resolution. The tool should automatically resize ...
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How can I sync photo folders in my laptop with my 4s iphone?

I have about 50 folders on my laptop with various pictures in them e.g. 2006 Germany World Cup. Upto the 4S I was able to manually copy the folders back and forth using Windows explorer, but this ...
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Eliminating lines on a scanned photo (from a slide)

I am restoring an old photo for my father and am having some trouble. The photo was an old slide and no matter how many times and how many ways I scanned it, lines going across the picture always ...
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How can I tell if my Picasa “legacy storage plan” is going to auto renew or not?

Around 11 months ago I paid Google (via Google Wallet) $5 for a year of 20GByte photo hosting on Picasa (or maybe I mean "Picasa Web"; I don't actually use the Picasa app). I can't remember if there ...
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Windows 8 index photos on NAS and show in Photos app

I have most of my photos on a NAS drive on the same network, just got a Windows 8 laptop and wanted to link my photos folder on the NAs drive to the Windows 8 photos app, anyone have a clue how to do ...
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Remove a persistent background photo in slide show sent to me for editing

I've been sent a slide show to edit but I can't remove the background photo from Slide 1 and it doesn't show up in slide masters either. If I deselect slide backgrounds in the format background tab, ...
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Bring back Windows 7 Photo Viewer in Windows 8?

In Windows 8, it seems the old Windows 7 Photo Viewer has been replaced by the Photos app, or at least I can't find it - the wikipedia page states it is included in Windows 8... The Photos app ...
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Using photos from network drive with Windows 8 photo app

I have photos on my network drive that I want to display (in live tiles preferably in the photo app). Under c:\users\paul\pictures I have made a link to them, using mklink /d: And this works fine ...
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How to rescue from an SD (SDHC) card that I can't reformat (possible hardware failure)

I have a transcend 16GB SDHC card and a lot of photos on it that I'd like to recover. When I plug it into the SD card reader, it takes a while for the Mac to even recognize that there's a disk ...
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Transferring photos from Mac to iPhone5

I've got a MacBook Pro on 10.7.5 and I'd like to transfer photos from my computer to my iPhone5. What's The easiest way to do so?
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Catalog/organize photos from a folder

I need to access my files faster, if I have some categories like Nature or Nature->Flowers it would be very useful. I have tried a few apps: ACDSee is good, but I need to catalog the files from a ...
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People tagging in photos in Linux

I have recently started (once again) to fiddle around with Linux, currently running Kubuntu 12.04. I have a rather big library of Photos, a lot of which have people tags set up in Windows Live ...
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How do you backup 340GB worth of pictures? [closed]

It's around 10 years worth of pictures so what's the best way to backup that? If I would upload it to the cloud (would that be S3, Glacier or some other cloud storage) with my 2.5MBit upload, it would ...