Forum Question: How To Recover Deleted Programs ‘iPhoto’ on a Mac

Your video’s are fantastic. I find that they are detailed and easy enough to understand, so thank you for that.
Just wanted to ask you how can you recover a deleted program ‘iPhoto’ from a MAC. My kids were messing around deleted the program and all the pictures within. Can you advise Please. Many Thanks
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Leroy Elliott

Comments: 6 Responses to “How To Recover Deleted Programs ‘iPhoto’ on a Mac”

    9/26/11 @ 11:25 am

    You’ll need to re-install iPhoto from the discs that came with your Mac or the iLife discs you may have used to upgrade.
    But it is unlikely that they deleted both the application iPhoto and your iPhoto library. That would take quite a bit of pre-meditated research and skill. Once you install iPhoto it will most likely find your library and resume where you left off.
    Also: are you sure they deleted the application? Perhaps they just moved the shortcut to the application from the Dock?

      Sam Sayger
      9/27/11 @ 9:33 am

      Probably. you can simply do a search in “Finder” to locate.

    jj
    12/15/11 @ 9:39 pm

    i lost or delete iphoto and my entire iphoto library need help i buy thjis mac use

      12/15/11 @ 10:33 pm

      If you deleted it and you don’t have a backup anywhere, there is probably not much you can do. If it is very important, you should stop using your Mac now (every second your Mac is on it could be overwriting files) and take it to a disk recovery expert. It will cost a lot, and probably won’t work, but it would be your only option.

    broken_mac
    5/21/12 @ 6:59 pm

    suddenly my iphoto just disappeared. all of my photos are now missing, gone or jumbled lost on my mac.
    i dont know why this happened and i ceratintly didnt delete iphoto myself.
    i cant find the app anywhere, not even through finder or applications.
    HELP!

      5/21/12 @ 10:27 pm

      iPhoto the app and your iPhoto Library are two different things. Like a word processor and a document.
      Re-install iPhoto and it shouldn’t be a problem.

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