Image Capture

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Image Capture Articles

macOS Image Capture Bug More Pervasive Than Originally Thought

Friday May 1, 2020 3:45 am PDT by
Earlier this week we reported on a bug in Apple's macOS Image Capture app that adds empty data to photos when imported from iOS devices, potentially eating up gigabytes of disk storage needlessly. Today, we're hearing that the bug in macOS 10.14.6 and later is a lot more extensive than was initially believed. NeoFinder developer Norbert Doerner, who originally discovered the bug, informed...

Newly Discovered macOS Image Capture Bug Can Fill Up Hard Drives With Empty Data

Tuesday April 28, 2020 5:16 am PDT by
A bug has been discovered in Apple's macOS Image Capture app that needlessly eats up potentially gigabytes of storage space when transferring photos from an iPhone or iPad to a Mac. Discovered by the developers of media asset management app NeoFinder and shared in a blog post called "Another macOS bug in Image Capture," the issue occurs when Apple's Mac tool converts HEIF photos taken by iOS...