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Using offline photo library management software

Aug. 31, 2020 -

After encountering the umpteenth ‘magic’ bug while managing my iPhone’s photos, I was done with it. Apple came a long way since it launched iPhoto (the predecessor of iCloud Photos). But for something as valuable as my personal memories, I want to be in full control. Read along to learn how I migrated my photo library away from the iCloud, using free, open source software.

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Steve Jobs introducing the original iPhone in 2007 as ‘ultimate digital device’
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Introducing iLife in 2002 - shown on an iMac G4 - designed to be fun, easy and powerful
Importing new photos from my camera is easy - very much like the Apple iPhoto ad from 2002!
Importing new photos from my camera is easy - very much like the Apple iPhoto ad from 2002!
My entire photo library on a single SD card - unbelievable!
My entire photo library on a single SD card - unbelievable!
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