How to Sync iPhoto and Windows

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iPhoto is a piece of software used on Macintosh computers. It can be used to view and edit any photograph on your computer; it also allows you to send and receive photos via Facebook and e-mail. In order to synchronise the photos on iPhoto with a Windows-based PC, transfer them via e-mail or via an external device.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

Things you need

  • iPod cable
  • iTunes

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  1. 1

    Locate the iPhoto icon on your program toolbar. Click it to start the program.

  2. 2

    Hold down the command key and select the photos you wish to send.

  3. 3

    Click "Share" on the toolbar and choose "Email" from the pop-up menu.

  4. 4

    Select the email account you wish to use and follow the onscreen instructions to set it up.

  5. 5

    Type your own e-mail address in the "To" field and click "Send."

  6. 6

    Access your e-mail account on the Windows PC to download the photos.


  1. 1

    Connect your iPod to your Mac using the iPod cable. Wait for iTunes to open.

  2. 2

    Click your iPod on the sidebar, then click the "Photos" icon.

  3. 3

    Select "Sync Photos From" and choose "iPhoto" from the list.

  4. 4

    Select the photos you wish to sync and click "Sync." Click "Eject" and unplug the iPod.

  5. 5

    Connect the iPod to your PC and wait for iTunes to open. Select your iPod from the device list and click the "Summary" tab.

  6. 6

    Select "Enable Disk Use" and click "Apply."

  7. 7

    Open "Computer" and double-click the drive allocated to your iPod. Open the "Photos" folder. Click and drag the photos to your desktop.

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