Install iphoto on new mac

Can you walk me through the steps? Is that true? Hi Roger, thankyou for the link, much appreciated. I have just sent them feedback with my query, concerning being able to copy photos. Regards Lynne. Nice tip, I had to do this a while ago to sort a library before importing it into Photos app. Any idea? I purchased an iMac in May and have El Capitain. All I got was Photos and have been unsuccessful at every attempt to install iPhoto on this machine. Those blood-sucking vampires have drained me of enough money over the years! Name required. Mail will not be published required.

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I never knew it was outdated until just now when it would not open. How was I to know this. Thanks Apple. Skip to content. Is this article useful? Yes No. Comments Facebook Tweet. Sep 20, at pm. Will deleting the new user cause any issues after reinstalling iPhoto? Mahesh Makvana. Sep 21, at am. Hi Biz, Once you get the iPhoto working on your Mac, you can delete the new user account as it is of no use now. Hope this helps!

Oct 3, at am. Hi Mahesh, I tried this method. Oct 3, at pm. Followed your instructions step-by-step and i got them back! And miss iphoto. Then install ilife again and imovie and garageband works well now. However iPhoto could not been updated. Says This update is not available.. I tried your constructions but it warns again. What I should do :S. Will it be OK to just type in a password. My iPhoto will open briefly then close with a message saying iPhoto quit unexpectedly.

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I currently have El Capitan OS. I followed the instructions and still do not see iPhoto in the purchased selection under my new sign in. What could I be doing wrong? I notice in my purchased the other update other than the El Capitan is Lion…could this be the reason? I appreciate any help…I cannot get to any of my photos.


Just upgraded to El Capitan from Mountain Lion. Was prompted to allow Library Upgrade with a warning that once updated the Library would not work with earlier versions of iPhoto. And I click it and nothing happens?? Hi, and thanks. However it is only partially functional. But iPhoto stopped uploading new photos to my photo-stream!!!

What to do? No Events, no Places, even Faces are broken. Photos is currently empty of most everything I need. How to get iPhoto to continue working against the PhotoStream? Any hint will be greatly appreciated. Surely this is rubbish. It would mean having the Events photos in one area, and new photos in Albums. I probably will go back to iPhotos, using this guide thanks in the next few days. Move iPhotos in the Applications folder to the trash and empty it.

Then reopen App Store and try again. You must first have a recent copy of iPhoto in your Applications folder for the App Store to recognize it as a purchased application easy as drag-and-drop from another mac. Once you have that and App Store recognizes it on open you can move that copy of iPhotos to the trash and empty it.

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You must first copy a recent version of iPhoto in your Applications folder from another mac or the internet for the App Store to recognize it as a purchased application. Just had a discussion with my daughter, who thinks it better to carry on with Photos, rather than get left behind. That is, unfortunately, rather fair to say. Hold down the option key while launching Photos and it should give you a dialog that will let you choose the library to open. Google how to rebuild the iPhoto library; this means you need to be able to run iPhoto, so you might have to get some expert help with doing all this stuff on a different computer.

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I would not assume a genius bar visit would be of much use. I am a mac consultant. I got iPhoto to open, but I cannot get it to recognize the iPhoto album i brought over from my previous hard drive.

Is there something else i am doing wrong? For me all worked ok just by going to App Store and opening iPhoto from previous purchases. Thanks for help. I have an old version of iPhoto 8. I can not upgrade iPhoto 8. For me, unfortunately, this method will not work. Is there still a way to get iPhoto back? I just updated to El Capitan and had the same issue with iPhoto as you did, its not showing up in my purchase list, mind you mine came with my McBook Pro when purchased.

Thanks for this post: it works for me on El Capitan. Would installing iPhoto from the discs that came with my computer work? I have iLife 09 discs as well as the ones that came with my computer. I want some advice about this before proceeding. Any tips would help. Thank you so so so much! I felt like dying after I installed ILife 11 then my Iphoto with all my albums and Facebook albums was gone! Have you? I am trying to know my way around Mac and it certainly is not easy. Actually I am trying to make a movie and for some reason I have Imovie 9. Great article, but I have a problem that is not addressed.

My iPhoto was installed from disk years ago. In other words, it was never purchased from the app store, so I have no past purchase to update. I think it is 2 hours away.

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Can I re-activate my existing version. The problem is that all the reading I did prior to upgrading to El Capitan and Photo vs. I was going to find all duplicates and clean the libraries before I converted to Photos. I am open for any suggestions you may have. Any other ideas? No, they just gave me some kind of dumb labor-intensive work around that got the photos moved over, but at the expense of losing all my organization. They still all exist on my computer, so I have only to find the time to create new folders of favorites, and then I can probably migrate those back to my iPhone.

I also somehow wound up with two of everything, which after years of using iPhoto means deleting thousands of photos. You realize, of course, that big issue here is that you are encouraging terrorists with your false judgments by advocating the view that America now pays ransoms to get its soldiers and sailors released. To the extent that your words are successful, you increase the risk to our own soldiers because that, of course, has always been the concern: if the bad guys start thinking the comparatively rich America will pay large ransoms to free prisoners, then prisoners and hostages will become a very desirable commodity to trade, rather than a hugely dangerous liability that is just an expense to feed.

Ross, I noticed you said to make a new user as admin but the picture in the example shows the user as Standard under the iPhoto Fix User. Does that matter? One other thing. It came on my computer. I hate photos and would like some advice on how to get IPhotos back. I had to use another mouse but while I was on the phone talking to Apple I mentioned trying to get iPhoto back on my computer.

She transferred me to someone and they checked remotely that I had a few files on my computer and talked with iTunes and gave me a code to redeem at the app store. They said it now makes it appear that I purchased the app. My library was re-added to it, etc. My old version is in the trash and they gave me a new version that works on my system. Thanks Ross, the first few steps took me no more than a minute.

Fantastic, I photo is the best, and running. There was an error in the App Store. Please try again later. Is there some way I can correct the hidden settings in iPhoto that are associating it with another Apple ID, and blocking the update? Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Simple Help. Trying to update… … seems to be futile. Fear not. Regardless — here are the steps to turn iPhoto back into a functional App. The App Store will open. Locate iPhoto. Click the Update button.

If all goes as planned, your Mac is now downloading and installing a functional version of iPhoto. Exit out of the App Store, and close down all open Apps saving work if needed etc. Click it. Click the Lock icon in the bottom left corner of the screen. Enter your password. So create the user and make sure the New Account: is set to Administrator. Make sure you select Use separate password , enter it twice in the spaces provided, and then click Create User. Now the new User account you just created will be listed with the other accounts on your Mac.

Sign in to the new account you just created. Once again open the App Store , sign in, go to your Purchases and locate iPhoto. Click the Install button next to it. May want to grab yourself a beverage. Rachel Maney May 11, , pm. Seth Williams May 18, , pm. Ross McKillop May 22, , am. Seth Williams May 24, , pm. Jordan May 27, , am.

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