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Questions tagged [photos]

Questions about editing, managing, or creating photos.

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How do I convert stereoscopic 3D photos (.sjpg, side-by-side, interlaced) to Facebook-compatible depth-map+stereo pair .heic 3D?

*.heic is the "new jpg" being pushed by Apple, Samsung, etc. It is a improved image format. Facebook not only supports glTF 3D models, but also now supports iPhone 7 & iPhone 8 3D photos, which ...
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Where to find Mac pictures after a computer hard drive crash?

This is my problem, my computer's hard drive crashed and I am currently using Linux to try and find my photos and back them up, but I can't find the file where most of the photos are. I did find some ...
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Retaining Photo Ratings from Windows Live Photo Gallery on new Photos App

I'm running Windows 10. I'd like to use the 1-5 ratings of the photographs I made using Windows Live Photo Gallery -- which appear to be written into the file metadata as I can see these ratings in ...
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photo viewer with exif rotation and comment editor [migrated]

We have about one gigabyte sized collection of family photos. For each photo we would like to specify rotation angle (90 DEGREES or -90 DEGREES) and a one-line comment. There are individual image ...
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Updating folder path in Windows 10 Photo App

After several weeks work putting together a holiday video using the Windows 10 Photo App when I now open the app it can no longer find any of my photos. Every file in the Storyboard shows the sad ...
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How to rename jpg files in all folders within a main folder?

The jpgs files's name would be the same as the folder that contain them and if there is more than one, they would be renamed adding 1, 2, 3 and so on at the end.. Something like this: folderA ...
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Google account photo in chrome taskbar

How do I remove my Google account photo in chrome browser taskbar as of 9-20-18. It is taking of valuable space. I do not want to log out of my google account just hide the photo from always being ...
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Google Photos sync to Windows

Ok, this is a long shot but let's see if is anyone have an answer. I'm using Google Photos and the Windows desktop app "Backup and Sync". When I upload a picture on my computer (e.g. from my camera) ...
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Using OneDrive as “Pipeline” to Move Photos to my PC (but not Store the Photos on OneDrive)

I like that OneDrive can easily sync photos to my desktop Win 10 PC. My PC is my central repository of all my photos. I'm not looking to use OneDrive as the final destination - just a "pipeline" to ...
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Is it possible to reset the facial recognition within the Windows Photos app?

I like the facial recognition feature introduced into the Photos app in Windows 10; however, something is causing it to fail occasionally, and on restarting the app, indexing does not continue. ...
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How to disable Suggested Folders on Windows 10?

Windows 10 scans the disk to find folders containing music, pictures or videos in order to generate a list of "suggested folders" for the Photos, Groove and Movies & TV apps. A quick internet ...
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Image copy with batch

i want to copy the images located in C:\Users\%USERNAME%\Pictures in a specific folder with batch, I try with this code but it don't work: xcopy /s/e "C:\Users\%USERNAME%\Pictures\" ".\"%USERNAME%\...
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Choose default photo viewer app to open from Windows Camera

History: I recently began getting errors when trying to open images in the default Microsoft Photos app. It turned out I'm not the only one with the problem and I'm not the only one who is unable to ...
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On my mac, how can I upload my photo library when my library is significantly larger than my disk?

I got 300GB photo library on an external backup tape which I would like to store in the iCloud photos application. I am subscribing to the 2TB iCloud storage plan. I was hoping photos to upload the ...
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Select all pictures on story board Story Remix in Photos on Windows 10

As i know there is a new video creator Story Remix embedded in Windows 10 (Windows 10 Fall Creators Update). I have a bunch of pictures more than 1000. Actually they are the frames from the gameplay ...
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Push local photos to google photos [closed]

Formerly I used Google Photo Uploader to just push my local photos from the laptop to google photos. That's exactly what I need. No syncing etc., only one-way push. Unfortunately after urging the ...
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iPhone Photos import to Windows 10 PC not working

I would like to troubleshoot my inability to import photos from iPhone to Windows 10. I am an advanced user struggling to find relevant help on the internet since most results are unusable masked ...
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How can I view photos of my iPhone on Windows WITHOUT transferring them?

When I open the DCIM folder of my iPhone on Windows 7/10, I can choose between: Preview: opens the image with Windows' default preview (?) program. I can jump to next/prev photo and delete the ...
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How do I get pics downloaded to PC

How do I get my photos to go from my One drive to PC in nice neat folders that I keep everything in?
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Gimp 2.10 preview doesn't work

The preview function does not work when opening a new file. Click "open" choose the file to open. Then choose from a long list of photos in that file. The "preview" function does not show the photo ...
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Windows 10: Most efficient way of getting around “The library, drive, or medial pool is empty” errors while copying photos from Android?

I have a Google Nexus 5. The camera app seems to like to generate corrupted jpg files. Maybe 1-2% of the files seem to be corrupted. Usually I wait several months before transferring the photos to ...
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How to create a printed photo album on Windows 10

I am looking for a simple (and, of course, cheap) way to create a printed "photo album" on Windows 10 Home. I can get the "Photos" app to create an "album" (a bit flaky, but adequate), but there is ...
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How to automatically crop and cut an image into several images using ImageMagick?

How to automatically crop and cut an image into several images using ImageMagick? Hello, Let's say I have an image with four circles of slightly different shape like so: O o o O Is there a way to ...
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Filter out camera or album in Mac Photos

I import photos from my daughter's camera into the Photos app, along with (many more of) my own. I created a Smart Album for her camera type so that all of her photos wind up in a separate album. I ...
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How to gather photos and videos from different Photo Libraries?

I have a lot of Photos.app libraries and i want to gather all photos & videos in same folder. Is there any way to do it with Terminal? ps. Libraries are in an external drive and not using as ...
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Use Picasa to copy non-duplicated photo's from DVD to hard drive

As a result of changing PC's over the years and not placing much value in photo organization, I have about 50 DVDs/CDs with photos which are very poorly organized using inconsistent directory ...
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Google Photos sync uploader shows successful upload but photos are not appearing on the website

I installed and configured the sync client on my desktop yesterday. It shows everything except one large video has uploaded. When I visit the website, nothing is there. I've tried loading the website ...
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How can I get my iPhone photos to sync?

I occasionally have trouble synchronizing my ±20k photo album to my iPhone, where (new) photo albums aren't added, or only show up as empty albums. Does anyone else have this problem and more ...
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How do I stop the Windows 10 Photos app (and Runtime Broker) from pegging my cpu?

Every so often I'll notice my laptop fans kick into high gear for apparently no reason and my keyboard starts responding slowly. Then I fire up Task Manager and see this... Photos and Runtime ...
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Is there a way to determine the source of a photo? [closed]

Is there a way you can tell if a photo was either taken with the users camera, saved from a website, or is a screenshot?
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Sandisk SD Card (32GB) Corrupted - Recover Data (Photos) if drive is unmountable?

I could really do with help recovering 500 or so photos from a corrupted SD Card. I was out taking photos in Iceland on a 12-month old SanDisk SD card. Whilst writing photos to the card, I got the ...
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Is there a photo capture app built into Windows10 or Windows 7?

My windows laptop has a camera built-in. Can I use it to grab a photo. Does windows come with an app to capture a photo like "Photo Capture" on mac? Thanks.
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Remove subfolders but keep files in windows for google photos [duplicate]

When you download photos using google takeout, it puts them in a ton of folders (606 for me). I want to get all of the 2000-ish photos from all of those folders and just put them in a single folder so ...
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Finding a visually similar image on local storage

I have a contact photo that I retrieved from google contacts. It's aspect ratio is 1:1 and resolution of 80 x 80 pixels. A few years ago I set it as a contact picture for one of my contacts but have '...
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How to copy HEIC files from iPhone (ios 11.1) to Windows PC

I need to transfer iPhone live photos, saved in HEIC, to my Windows PC. When I try to copy the photos in explorer, they get automatically transcoded to JPEG which I don't want (double lossy ...
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Timestamping photos based on filename?

(I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 but this isn't necessarily Ubuntu-specific which is why I'm asking here and not on askubuntu) I have a set of photos that I would like to date/time-stamp but some of them have ...
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Windows symlink multiple images to new folder, can't iterate through symlinks using Photos app, and Explorer does not display image thumbnails

I learned from this question how to make symlinks in Windows. I think Python actually uses the Powershell command New-Item under the hood to make symlinks in Windows. I make a bunch of symlinks that ...
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What are the “tmp” .RAW files showing up when importing pics from Android to Windows PC?

When importing photos taken from my Samsung Galaxy S6 into Windows 10, sometimes I get anomalous photos imported that are not in my camera's galaxy. The anomalous imported images vary in their ...
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Prevent Windows from copying pictures to my Android device

I had some pictures, a backup from a relatives computer, in my Pictures library / folder. Now it appears that they have been copied on my phone. Where can this behavior be changed ? I'd like to have ...
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AppleScript to get Photos.app Element

I've used this AppleScript snippet to get all elements in the Photos UI: tell application "System Events" tell process "Process Name" set visible to true return every UI element ...
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“Automatically enhance my photos” in Windows 10 Photos app no longer available?

Does anybody know, what happened to the "Automatically enhance my photos" option in the Windows 10 Photos app? I can't find it in my Photos app of the version 2017.39081.15820.0. Is this ...
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How can I lower the resolution of a large amount of stored .JPG files?

I have a large disk full of folders containing .JPG images, taken with a camera with a high resolution. For data efficiency and streaming purposes, I need to find a way to lower the resolution of the ...
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How do I transfer photos from Samsung SGH-T139 cell phone to Win 7 PC?

I have a Samsung SGH-T139 cell phone, and this phone has photos in it. I'm interested in copying these photos from my phone to my Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) PC. My phone plan is the T-Mobile "...
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How is Windows 10 auto tagging concepts/activities in my photos, and how do I disable?

I've just noticed that Windows 10 has created automatic collections of some of my photos. This question covered it creating albums (maybe just a semantic difference?) based on date/time which is ...
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Using ExifTool for Bulk Operations

I would like to have help please with ExifTool, for the following operations: I have thousands of pictures scattered across dozens of sub-folders. All sub-folders are nested under a single parent ...
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How can I view .HEIC photos on Linux?

How can I view .HEIC photos (the new default format on iOS 11) on a Linux desktop, without uploading them to some cloud service? Is there an image viewer, image converter, or browser with support for ...
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Windows 7: Search for all photos from a certain month from all years

How is it possible to view all photos taken from a certain month over the years? What I need is to view all photos taken in a certain month (e.g August) all over the years. I have all my photos ...
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Print Mac OS' Photobook

I have created a photo book via Mac's Photos. How can I print it out? Basically, I would like to get a physical photo book from the digital one.
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Where does the Windows 10 Photos app store its catalog files?

Where does the Microsoft Photos app store its metadata, such as album contents? I'd like to synchronize these files between two machines so both can access the "same" photo library. (The photos are ...
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Home digital picture frames network

I am looking to put up more than a few digital picture frames throughout the house. Although I am also looking for specific frames to use, I am asking here about what options there might be to achieve ...