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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 can I view and delete photos on my iPhone using my windows 7 computer

Deleting photos on my iPhone 4 is slow and the small screen limits my ability to assess the photo quality. I would like to use view and delete bad photos which are on the iPhone with the convenience ...
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Automating the scanning of graphics files for corruption

Does anyone know of a good program that can scan graphics files (particularly JPG, GIF, and PNG) for corruption? Preferably, it would be able to scan a bunch of photos automatically and have some ...
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How does Google+ Photos know the location where the photos were taken in? [migrated]

I took a photo in the UTC +2 time zone with my Samsung. I then uploaded it to Google+ Photos. Then Google Photos automatically created a "story" for me, which is a compilation of various photos (that ...
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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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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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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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Recovering deleted photo's original name from an SD card

I know that many tools to recover deleted photos from an SD card exist, but does one also recover the original photo ID, like DSC000754.JPG?
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Open new photo in already open Windows Photo Viewer

I would like to find a way to open a specific, random, new image in an already open Windows Photo Viewer window (not to pop a new one with the new picture). The image files might be in the same ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Software to clean up photos of whiteboards and documents? [closed]

I take a lot of photos of whiteboards, blackboards, and so on for teaching purposes (examples online through May 2010). I'm interested in cleaning them up for archival purposes, preferably using ...
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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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Is there another option to Picasa with similar ease of use and simplicity? [closed]

On a previous post, I had asked about multiple installations of Picasa. The answers tended to be more trouble than they were worth, so I'm on to option 2: Is there a good alternative to Picasa I ...
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Is there a way to have separate installations of Picasa on the same computer?

I use Picasa on my laptop to organize personal photo albums that I share with friends, and work photo albums that I use for project photos. I don't need any sort of heavy photo-editing software, so ...
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How do you make the Windows 8 Metro Photo Viewer open up faster?

I just installed Windows 8.1. Every time I try and open an image, the photo viewer metro app fills the screen for about a second before the image is displayed. Is there any way to make the app start ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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What is the simplest way to send a large batch of pictures to a distant friend or colleague? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you sync photos with your family? What is the simplest way to send a large batch of pictures to a friend, colleague or to a group? I know about social sites ...
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Slideshow screensaver in Win-7 vs. XP

Since I skipped Vista, this may be an old question, I don't know. In XP, the built-in SlideShow (Photos) screensaver would randomly rotate among images not just in the directory specified in the ...
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Windows 8 - Photo app tile - Can't set picture for tile

Prior to the windows 8.1 update I was able to choose any given photo from my pictures library and set it as the tile to appear on my start screen. However, as soon as I updated my laptop, the photo I ...
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Photo Collage made out of smaller pictures [closed]

Is there an application that can take a bunch of small pictures and convert it to bigger (higher resolution) collage? Ideally it should be a native app that can run on a mac.
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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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Does mogrify copy images that fall through resize filter?

I want to run the following command: mogrify -path /somepath -resize '1600x1600>' * are Images, that don't exceed the size of 1600x1600 copied to /somepath? (I am asking, since they would fall ...
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Find and mark center point of JPG/TIF images?

Is there a way for me to easily find and mark with a dot the center point of an image/photo? I have no specific requirements for what software to do this (though I currently only have access to Gimp ...
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Looking for a good simple free/open source photo editor? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Looking for a good free image editor I need a program that can do the following: Open up an image either JPG or GIF. Resize the image (constraining proportions, and ...
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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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Restore Picasa people tags

I have loaded Windows 7 to my laptop. Before doing this I backed up all my pictures using the Picasa backup utility. I then ran a restore on the clean Windows 7 install. I then installed Picasa 3.5 ...
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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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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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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 ...