Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Apple Systems and Services > OS X

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Sep 30, 2005, 06:45 PM   #1
gekko513
macrumors 601
 
gekko513's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Importing photos from camera without iPhoto?

I'm traveling with my PowerBook and my Canon camera.

Just now I wanted to import pictures from the camera, but then I realised that I don't have iPhoto on the PowerBook since I did a clean install of Tiger some time ago.

Is there a way (or a free application) that will let me import pictures from a Canon IXUSi to Mac OS X Tiger without using iPhoto?

(I have Photoshop Elements, but I didn't find a way to use that for importing)
gekko513 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Sep 30, 2005, 06:48 PM   #2
mpw
Guest
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Quote:
Originally Posted by gekko513
I'm traveling with my PowerBook and my Canon camera.

Just now I wanted to import pictures from the camera, but then I realised that I don't have iPhoto on the PowerBook since I did a clean install of Tiger some time ago.

Is there a way (or a free application) that will let me import pictures from a Canon IXUSi to Mac OS X Tiger without using iPhoto?

(I have Photoshop Elements, but I didn't find a way to use that for importing)
You should have an 'Image Capture' application in Tiger.
mpw is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Sep 30, 2005, 06:52 PM   #3
gekko513
Thread Starter
macrumors 601
 
gekko513's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Quote:
Originally Posted by mpw
You should have an 'Image Capture' application in Tiger.
Great! Thanks!
gekko513 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Oct 1, 2005, 08:42 AM   #4
GreeneGirl7
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Oxford, England
Your camera make work differently, but when I plug in my camera (USB), an external drive shows up. I can open it up and drag whatever pics/movies I want off my camera onto my internal hard drive.
__________________
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
* iBook G4, 10.4.8, 60GB, 768MB
* White 80GB iPod Video
GreeneGirl7 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Oct 1, 2005, 10:30 AM   #5
MisterMe
macrumors G4
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: USA
Quote:
Originally Posted by gekko513
I'm traveling with my PowerBook and my Canon camera.

Just now I wanted to import pictures from the camera, but then I realised that I don't have iPhoto on the PowerBook since I did a clean install of Tiger some time ago.

Is there a way (or a free application) that will let me import pictures from a Canon IXUSi to Mac OS X Tiger without using iPhoto?

(I have Photoshop Elements, but I didn't find a way to use that for importing)
IIRC, this model does not comply with the USB automount standard. If this is the case, you will have to use Canon's ImageBrowser utility. If the camera uses removeable memory cards (aka digital film), then you can get a card reader and then use GraphicConverter, iPhoto, Photoshop Elements, or the Finder to download your images.
__________________
Neither a borrower nor a lender be
For loan oft loses both itself and friend
William Shakespeare from Hamlet
MisterMe is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Oct 1, 2005, 10:42 AM   #6
mkrishnan
Moderator emeritus
 
mkrishnan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Quote:
Originally Posted by MisterMe
IIRC, this model does not comply with the USB automount standard.
Yeah, Canons mostly don't. But that will not stop Image Capture from handling the camera.
__________________
Mohan
mkrishnan is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Oct 1, 2005, 11:30 AM   #7
kiwi-in-uk
macrumors 6502a
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: AU
Quote:
Originally Posted by mkrishnan
Yeah, Canons mostly don't. But that will not stop Image Capture from handling the camera.
Yeah. It deals with my Canon A60 and S2 IS ( ) just fine.
kiwi-in-uk is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Oct 1, 2005, 11:57 AM   #8
QCassidy352
macrumors G3
 
QCassidy352's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Boston, MA
Quote:
Originally Posted by mkrishnan
Yeah, Canons mostly don't. But that will not stop Image Capture from handling the camera.
I actually like the fact that canon's don't do that. Nothing to drag and eject...
__________________
"If Jesus Himself came back to earth and turned water to wine, half of MacRumors would say 'meh, this is red. I wanted white.'"
QCassidy352 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Oct 1, 2005, 12:01 PM   #9
Flying Llama
macrumors 6502a
 
Flying Llama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Los Angeles
Quote:
Originally Posted by mkrishnan
Yeah, Canons mostly don't. But that will not stop Image Capture from handling the camera.
Hmm, good to know...

llama
__________________
.__......__...._______......______....______
|..|.....|..|...\__......\..../..........\..\__.....\
|..|.....|..|....../..__..\_.|..Y...Y....\.../..__..\_
|..|__..|..|__..(____..../|__|__|..../..(____..../
|____/.|____/.........\./...........\./...........\./
Flying Llama is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Oct 1, 2005, 06:04 PM   #10
MisterMe
macrumors G4
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: USA
Quote:
Originally Posted by QCassidy352
I actually like the fact that canon's don't do that. Nothing to drag and eject...
One of the advantages of having your camera support USB automount is that it allows you to easily upload images and other files to your camera. Having to click on the eject icon is a small price to pay for this convenience.
__________________
Neither a borrower nor a lender be
For loan oft loses both itself and friend
William Shakespeare from Hamlet
MisterMe is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > Apple Systems and Services > OS X

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Taking hours to simply import photos from iphone to iphoto tennismanclay iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting 2 Dec 21, 2010 04:44 AM
Importing photos from Aperture to iPhoto. svkrzn Mac Applications and Mac App Store 0 Dec 8, 2010 02:58 PM
Errors when importing photos from windows to iphoto jfaulkner78248 Mac Applications and Mac App Store 1 Mar 9, 2008 06:51 PM
iPhoto imports duplicates from camera when shooting RAW justflie Mac Applications and Mac App Store 6 Feb 1, 2008 11:34 AM
Importing pictures from camera to iPhoto MACDRIVE Digital Photography 4 Dec 25, 2006 08:34 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:20 AM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC