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LoopInsight reports that Apple's new iPhoto for iOS has hit 1 million users in the 10 days from its launch:
Apple told me today that its newest iOS app, iPhoto, hit 1 million users in less than 10 days after its release. It's important to note that figure is users, not downloads. It's quite possible that one user downloaded the app multiple times, but Apple isn't counting those, only the unique users.
At $4.99 per sale, that comes to $4,990,000 in revenue over that time.

Apple launched iPhoto in early March alongside the new iPad announcement. iPhoto for iOS runs on both iPad and iPhone and provides a Multi-Touch interface to browse, edit and share photos from your iOS device. [Direct Link]

Article Link: iPhoto for iOS Hits 1 Million Users in 10 Days
 

stukdog

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I've really enjoyed the app, though there was more of a learning curve than I expected. When I put the app in front of my wife, it took some time to really get it down.

I was also glad to see that it can take images bigger than the 19 megapixel limit...in a round about way. (a blog post on how it works with larger images)

It's also crazy that a company can have a side project to a side project to a side project and still make $5m in a month.
 
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nfl46

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And the money just keeps rolling in. The executive board at Apple must be smiling. $$$$$$$!
 
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iBug2

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Jun 12, 2005
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Apple really has to hurry bringing in those cool features to iPhoto for Mac and Aperture. None of those apps has the "display similar images" feature iPad iPhoto has, and that's a really useful feature. Something I've been doing using 3rd party apps for years. But having the ability inside the app will simplify workflows by a long shot.
 
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fertilized-egg

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Dec 18, 2009
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Our family absolutely love the program. Photogene, Photoforge and others were nice, but iPhoto is much more polished and easier to make adjustments. We have mostly ditched the big camera and sticking with the workflow of iPhone 4S -> Photostream -> iPad -> sharing sites because it's just so easy to make changes to the pictures and upload them to share with family and friends.

It won't happen but I would really like to see an iOS based mirrorless camera with iCloud built-in.
 
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fel10

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Feb 2, 2010
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Loving the app. So many cool features, and for 5 bucks, it's a steal. I'm so glad I waited and didn't get the Photoshop app.
 
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bacaramac

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Dec 29, 2007
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They really need a way to work with your iPhoto library on iMac when on home Wi-Fi. Similar to how home sharing works on iPhone/Apple TV. It would be nice to be able to play with main iPhoto library and not what is just in the cloud or on device.

Great app though.
 
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vsilves

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Mar 21, 2012
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Non-destructive editing

Sounds like I'll have to buy it. I've been debating for days if I should. Not sure about iPhoto for iPad. But the iPad's Photos app does non-destructive editing. When I imported a photo stream picture into Aperture it showed that the photo had been auto enhanced in an iOS device and I could undo/redo the edit!

Anybody can report something similar for more drastic edits such as cropping and other alterations with iPhoto?
 
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ericrwalker

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Oct 8, 2008
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Yes, I bought it....it wasn't easy putting it on an iPhone with 5.0.1 either. I had to trick my the App store into thinking it was on 5.1.
 
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Small White Car

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I can't wait for the iPad apps and Mac apps to start syncing in a very tight way.

I want to see my iOS iPhoto mirror my Mac's iPhoto library precisely. Each and every photo and album...the same. Naturally, it won't contain all the actual files, but it will show tiny thumbnails of everything...then, just like with iTunes Match, I can request which albums I want to beam over ot my iPad, and which ones I want to remove. Really, more like turning them "on" and "off" than anything else. They're always all on the Mac, but only some of them live on the iPad.

Then, because edits are non-destructive, I want ALL edits to sync both ways. If I edit a photo on the iPad and my wife edits the same photo on the Mac at the sam time then both devices should have BOTH versions after a minute, and that should only take a few KB of data to accomplish, since it's all just meta-data.

This is how iOS and Mac OS will merge...not by becoming the same OS, but by the internal connections within apps. It looks like Mountain Lion is pushing iWork this way...I hope there's plans for everything else, too.
 
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macatak911

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I can't wait for the iPad apps and Mac apps to start syncing in a very tight way.

I want to see my iOS iPhoto mirror my Mac's iPhoto library precisely. Each and every photo and album...the same. Naturally, it won't contain all the actual files, but it will show tiny thumbnails of everything...then, just like with iTunes Match, I can request which albums I want to beam over ot my iPad, and which ones I want to remove. Really, more like turning them "on" and "off" than anything else. They're always all on the Mac, but only some of them live on the iPad.

Then, because edits are non-destructive, I want ALL edits to sync both ways. If I edit a photo on the iPad and my wife edits the same photo on the Mac at the sam time then both devices should have BOTH versions after a minute, and that should only take a few KB of data to accomplish, since it's all just meta-data.

This is how iOS and Mac OS will merge...not by becoming the same OS, but by the internal connections within apps. It looks like Mountain Lion is pushing iWork this way...I hope there's plans for everything else, too.

Have you figured out a syncing solution? I have all my edited photos on the iPad and i want to get them back to my comp
 
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Small White Car

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Have you figured out a syncing solution? I have all my edited photos on the iPad and i want to get them back to my comp

Nothing great yet. It's mostly a "work then move" kind of application right now.

I eagerly await a "work as stuff syncs" solution, but I think that's still 6 - 18 months away. I don't know how much of this is part of Mountain Lion and how much is waiting for the 2013 Mac OS.

I think it is inevitable, though.
 
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SeanMcg

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Jun 1, 2004
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When you save the edited photo to your iPad's Camera Roll, it will show up in PhotoStream on you Mac's iPhoto, if you are using iCloud. Not ideal if you were looking to have the original and edited versions synched up, but still kinda cool.
 
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Getitdone

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Jan 24, 2012
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iPhoto Journal Issues

I love the iPhoto app on the iPad and have had great success in editing photos.

I have, however, run into several problems using the Journal feature. Photos disappear out of the "published" journals. This is a major problem. With each update to the journal more pictures disappear randomly from the published journal pages.

Also, discovered yesterday that a recipient opening your invitation to view a Journal through Hotmail will be brought directly to the Apple iPhoto page. There is a problem with the way Hotmail interprets the link.

Hope the Journal issues, in particular, get sorted out soon as the finished product on my iPad really is awesome.
 
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Stang68

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May 29, 2007
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Just bought my iPad yesterday and I'm wondering if I should buy iPhoto. I love it on my computer, it's where I store all of my pictures. But why would I edit pictures on my iPad? What's the point? I don't plan on taking any pictures on my iPad; does that mean people are actively syncing photos to their iPad just so they can edit them?

Can someone explain the logic?
 
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iBug2

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Jun 12, 2005
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Just bought my iPad yesterday and I'm wondering if I should buy iPhoto. I love it on my computer, it's where I store all of my pictures. But why would I edit pictures on my iPad? What's the point? I don't plan on taking any pictures on my iPad; does that mean people are actively syncing photos to their iPad just so they can edit them?

Can someone explain the logic?

No, ofc you don't edit them in your iPad if they are on your computer to begin with. But if they are already on your iPad, no need to sync to your computer to edit them.
 
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314631

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May 12, 2009
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iDeaded myself
Consumers have spoken they want the most feature-rich and powerful applications on their iOS devices. iPhoto is the most incredible photo application available on any mobile platform.
 
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