transferring photos from a mac to a macbook...

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by oisin4, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. oisin4 macrumors newbie

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    i just bought a new aluminium macbook and i want to transfer my entire iphoto gallery on my iMac to the iphoto on my Macbook. i also have most of the photos on my iphone, but not in the camera roll album. any suggestions on how i do this would be great!
     
  2. snessiram macrumors member

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    Oct 10, 2008
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    I haven't done it myself but I believe you have to copy "YourUserName / Pictures / iPhoto Library" to your new mac. If you just replace the (emtpy) library on your new mac it will probably work fine. If it doesn't work: launch iphoto while holding down the option key, click "choose library" and point it to your copied library.
     

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