iphoto unable to prepare video for export

  • iphoto unable to prepare video for export
  • How to move all iPhoto video files to an external disk

If your suffer from “iphoto unable to prepare video for export”

  1. Make a “smart album” in the iPhoto with the condition “Photo is Movie”. With this, you get all movies into your new smart album.
  2. press info (for check how much MB they’re occupied)
  3. Simply drag&drop movies out of the iPhoto (long time)
  4. ensure (double check) they are really OK
  5. move the movies from the smart-album into the Trash
  6. empty

if you can export, do the following operations:

1: Make a “smart album” in the iPhoto with the condition “Photo is Movie”.
2: Select a movie in the smart album created at step 1.
3: Press a (select all)
4: Choose Export in the File/Menu
5: In the Export Dialog, choosekind:Original then Export
(optionally, you can choose subfolder :Event Name. This will put the movies in folders based on the event name)

This will export all your movies.

 

 


inspired by the following links:

https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/15777/how-to-move-all-iphoto-video-files-to-an-external-disk-or-a-nas

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