How to Change Your Camera Import Settings in OS X


Every new Mac ships with iLife, which includes iPhoto, and automatically launches that application when you connect a camera. If you’d rather specify a different application for importing photos or video, or if you’d rather choose your importing app manually each time, here’s how.
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mike sanders

brilliant I have never used this app I will now use it eveery time I connect a device, thank you very much.
What a pity this little guy is so unsung.

James Young

I’m a big fan of the freeware system prefs extension Flexibits ‘Cameras’. It allows you to manage the default behavior (open iPhoto or not etc.) on a device-by-device level. Works with iDevices and cameras. Very handy:

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