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    Feb 20, 2018
    No iphoto?
    I had a video that I wanted to download from my phone to my Mac. Usually I would plug it in and iPhoto would pop up (which was kind of annoying most of the time).

    When I locate iPhoto in launchpad it has a circle with a line through it.

    It says the version of iPhoto installed on this Mac is not compatible with MacOS High Sierra. Blah blah blah, download the latest version.

    I clicked search the App Store and it says the item is not available. What’s up with this?

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    chscag's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    2017 27" iMac, 10.5" iPad Pro, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 7+, Numerous iPods, High Sierra
    iPhoto has been replaced by "Photos". The version of iPhoto that you have can no longer be used with High Sierra and you will be unable to download an update to it from Apple. Suggest get to know and use "Photos" instead. Either that or an alternative photo application.

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    Member Since
    Feb 20, 2018
    Ok, thanks.
    Any idea what I should be looking for? I entered “photos” in the App Store and there’s all kinds of stuff. Which pretty little picture should I click on?

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    Raz0rEdge's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jul 17, 2009
    27" i7 iMac, 15" Macbook Pro TB, 13" Macbook Air, iPhone 6S, iPod Nano 7th Gen
    Photos is already installed on your Mac. Search for it in Spotlight or find it in Finder or Launchpad. It looks like the picture below.

    Screen Shot 2018-04-27 at 4.22.16 PM.png

    Assuming you have an existing iPhoto library, you might want to read about migrating to Photos.

  5. #5

    Member Since
    Feb 20, 2018
    Dude! I’m an idiot. It’s been right in front of my face this whole time. I haven’t messed with photos or anything in quite some time, as you can probably tell. Got it up and running. Thanks.

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