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Removing video from iPhone to iPhoto.

825 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Jun 10, 2012 8:08 PM by Joel Haase RSS
Jason Fisk Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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May 20, 2012 12:10 PM

This used to be simple, i'd connect my iPhone via USB and it's would appear in the devices in iPhoto, i'd select what i wanted to transfer and click import. Not a problem, easy as pie, a sintch.


So why can't i do that now?


Has iCloud changed something.


I have my iPhone4 connected via USB right now, i have photos and a video, which is what i'm trying to transfer to my iMac, but nothing is coming up in iPhoto. I can't eMail the video to myself because it's to long. Before i'd use iPhoto to get the video my my iMac, but now it just ain't happening.


Is there something that i'm missing, a setting or something. I haven't tried this since Cloud so maybe it's that, but why.


Can someone help me please, i need to remove this video to my iMac to be edited (Properly) before being uploaded to the internet.

  • Terence Devlin Level 10 Level 10 (121,745 points)
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    May 20, 2012 12:48 PM (in response to Jason Fisk)

    Can you access the material with  Image Capture (in your Applications Folder)?

  • Joel Haase Level 1 Level 1 (50 points)
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    Jun 10, 2012 8:08 PM (in response to Jason Fisk)

    I have an iphone 4S, and I am having the same problem. Can't import photos into iPhoto or Image capture. In Image capture, i get the error message "an error occured while importing. The item 'IMG_0071.MOV" was not imported." in iPhoto I get "iphoto cannot import your photos because there was a problem downloading the image"

    I decided to use the USB cable that came with the iPhone instead of the cable I had been using before, which came with an ipod or something.
    All the images and videos downloaded instantly. So, i wonder if those USB cables are significant to the device they came with. I noticed my iPad will only charge with the cable it came with. Even though all the apple USB cables look exactly the same.

    Jason, try using the cable the phone came with and see if that does the trick.


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