Export Assistant for iPhoto™ Installation
You are downloading the Shutterfly Export Assistant for iPhoto, a tool that makes it faster and easier to transfer pictures to Shutterfly directly from iPhoto. This one-time installation takes just a minute or two.

  1. If you are running iPhoto, please exit the application prior to installing the Shutterfly iPhoto Export Assistant.

  2. Download the Shutterfly Export Assistant for iPhoto. The plugin will work with Mac OS 10.6 and iPhoto 8 onwards. To check your Mac OS version, click the Apple icon in the top left of your screen, and select "About this Mac." To check your iPhoto version, select iPhoto > About iPhoto from the program's menu.

  3. The installer window will launch automatically. If you get an error message, you may need to adjust your security settings. In System Preferences > Security & Privacy > General, choose "Allow applications downloaded from: Anywhere."

  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process.

  5. Launch iPhoto again to begin transferring your pictures to Shutterfly.

To Use Shutterfly Export Assistant for iPhoto:

  1. From within iPhoto, select individual pictures or an entire iPhoto Event to upload to your Shutterfly account.

  2. Select the "Export" function under the iPhoto "File" menu.

  3. Click on the "Shutterfly" tab in the iPhoto Export window.

  4. If you are not signed in, click on the "Preferences" button and click "Sign In..." to enter your Shutterfly user name (e-mail address) and password.

  5. Select a name for your Shutterfly album and type it into the "Add to new album" field. Or select an existing album in your account.

  6. Choose your desired upload speed:
    • Actual Size - Uploads full-size pictures. Recommended for poster-sized prints and cropping.
    • Faster - Resizes pictures to 2000 pixels. Recommended for 8x10 prints and all photo books, cards and calendars.
    • Fastest - Resizes pictures to 1600 pixels. Recommended for 4x6 prints and online sharing.

  7. Click the "Export" button to start uploading.

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