iPhoto for Windows

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by stevearm, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. stevearm macrumors 6502a

    Nov 15, 2007
  2. rogersmj macrumors 68020


    Sep 10, 2006
    Indianapolis, IN
    I don't see it happening; iPhoto is not only dependent on a lot of OS X libraries (a *lot*), but a big part of it is also integration with the other iLife apps...which Windows doesn't have. iTunes for Windows is already kind of a dog because of all the extra stuff Apple has to compile in, and iPhoto would probably be many times worse.

    EDIT: Not to mention that the "wow factor" of the iLife apps, how easy it is to make photo albums and web sites and music and videos, is what helps Apple sell a lot of Macs. They're not going to give that advantage to Windows. They're going to limit the gateway drug to iTunes/iPod I think, and that's it.
  3. bay2sacto macrumors member

    Nov 6, 2008
    You could use Picasa which is kinda the closest thing to iPhoto Windows has.
  4. Michael CM1 macrumors 603

    Feb 4, 2008
    You could use Windows Photo Gallery

    [[insert laughter]]
  5. drichards macrumors 6502a


    Nov 30, 2008
    10.5 server in a VM running iPhoto on Windows. Booya.

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