How to Upload Photos on Facebook From iPhoto

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How to Upload Photos on Facebook From iPhoto
Upload photos to Facebook from iPhoto. (photos image by danimages from

iPhoto is the photo storing and editing program on Apple computers. The application will store and allow you to organise your photos by time, place and event description. Once you download the Facebook exporter, transferring photos from iPhoto to Facebook is simple. There is a button at the bottom of iPhoto that will allow you to upload pictures directly to your Facebook account.

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Things you need

  • Newest version (1.0.6) of Facebook exporter for iPhoto
  • Mac OS X 10.4 or later
  • iPhoto 5 or later

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  1. 1

    Go to and click on "downloads" in the top menu bar. Type in "Facebook exporter for iPhoto." Download the software by clicking on the "Download Now" button. The software is free of charge.

  2. 2

    Double click the downloaded file to unzip it. Double click the installer package to start installation. Open iPhoto, after installation. You will see a "Facebook" tab in the bottom right hand side of the screen.

  3. 3

    Click on the Facebook tab. On the screen that pops up you will be given options to choose specific photos or albums within iPhoto to export to Facebook.

  4. 4

    Add a caption, if you wish in the "caption" field. To tag someone in a photo, click over their face and choose their name from your list of Facebook friends to the left of the photo, you can narrow the names by typing in the name of your friend.

  5. 5

    Hit the "export" button after you have picked your photos, added captions and tagged the people you choose. The photos will be considered "pending" after you have exported them. You will be able to give them final approval before they are visible on your Facebook page.

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