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iPhoto 1.1.1: Information and Download

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Welcome to iPhoto 1.1, the essential tool for organizing and sharing your digital photographs. With iPhoto you can easily import photos from your digital camera, organize them for fast retrieval, and share them with family and friends. You can order professional prints of your photos from Kodak, and you can even order a hardcover keepsake book of your favorite images from directly within iPhoto. iPhoto 1.1 gives you more powerful file name management, enhanced photo editing, new ways to share your photos, and more.

What's new in iPhoto 1.1

With iPhoto 1.1, you can

  • Email your photos using Apple Mail.
  • Adjust brightness and contrast to improve the appearance of your photo.
  • Retain and display EXIF data (image and camera information about each photo).
  • Automatically create an album by dragging a folder of photos into the Photo Library list.
  • Import directly from a Photo CD or Picture CD.
  • Import a group of photos as separate film rolls by dragging a folder with subfolders into the photo viewing area.
  • Set your desktop image from within iPhoto.
  • Set your screen saver from within iPhoto.

For a complete list of new features and improvements in iPhoto 1.1, see iPhoto Help, available in the Help menu when iPhoto is open.


iPhoto 1.1 requires Mac OS X version 10.1.2. or later

To make sure you have the latest version of Mac OS X, choose System Preferences from the Apple menu, then click Software Update. Click Update Now to retrieve updates for your system. After you install an update, it's a good idea to click Update Now again to make sure you've gotten all the updates that are available.

iPhoto 1.1 requires a Macintosh with built-in USB ports, 400MHz G3 processor or better, and 256 MB recommended for optimum performance.

For a list of printers and digital cameras that work with iPhoto, see the iPhoto Web site at

Ordering services are available in U.S. and Canada only and require the English-language version of iPhoto.

Installing iPhoto

If you have previously installed iPhoto, then running iPhoto 1.1 will update your previous version and will also update your iPhoto library to a new format that is not compatible with iPhoto 1.0. It is recommended that you back up your iPhoto library folder, which is located in your Pictures folder.

If you receive a message that you do not have sufficient privileges to install this software, click the lock icon in the installer and enter an administrator's name and password. The administrator's name is shown in the Users pane of System Preferences. For more information, see Mac Help available in the Help menu.

For help using iPhoto, open the application and then choose iPhoto Help from the Help menu.Visit the iPhoto Web site at

A note about copyright

This software may be used to reproduce materials. It is licensed to you only for reproduction of non-copyrighted materials, materials for which you own the copyright, or materials you are authorized or legally permitted to reproduce. If you are uncertain about your right to copy any material, you should contact your legal advisor.

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