Aperture, photo management software from Apple. A competitor to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.

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Aperture: Library over multiple Hard Drives

I switched to Aperture some time ago. And right now, the moment has come that I want to save some space on my internal hard drive. What I found on the Apple website is this: I can't seem to find ...
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Zoom in/out keyboard shortcuts for Swedish keyboard?

I could not get the keyboard shortcuts for zoom in/out in Aperture 3 on my Swedish Keyboard. According to the documentation it should be Command+= and Command+- I have searched the Internet, but it ...
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Aperture: Import content of smart folder

Is there any way to import the content of Smart Folder into Aperture library? Or may be choose any criteria during importing, like file kind, date etc. BTW: Can I see a size of all checked files? ...
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Downgrading Aperture 3.4.3 library to 3.0

Is there a way to open an Aperture 3.4.3 library in Aperture 3.0?
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Aperture and Rosetta problem

I've had to buy an older Intel Core Duo Macbook to replace a stolen one. I've installed Aperture 2.1 from an old disc. It won't open, I get a message saying something like: "You can't use this version ...
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View original full-resolution image in Aperture 2.0

I want to do the comparison of image quality of 2 lenses, with different settings. For this purpose I need to do the pixel level comparison. But Aperture stores originals of the files internally ...
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Why my photos are missing in iPhoto events but not in Aperture projects?

All my iPhoto events are empty. If I open a event there are no photos in it. But when I use the Photos perspective I can see all my photos! In Aperture I see all my photos in the Photos perspective ...
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Aperture library won't sync through iPhoto to an iPad

I used to work on Aperture in an old computer. Then, I got a new Retina MBP, and decided to just stick with iPhoto and test it out. Since now iPhoto could just natively open my old Aperture library, ...
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How to publish the Places map from Aperture with geotagged pictures?

So I have a set of pictures taken along the way of a road trip. They were taken with an iPhone so they're geotagged but we could be dealing with manually geotagged pics, doesn't matter. I want to ...
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Syncing Aperture between Macs

I recently started dividing my Aperture work between my home iMac, and my MacBook Pro. The problem here is that, whenever I want to do a makeshift sync, I export the edited photos from one Mac as an ...
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Apple Aperture Tutorial

I am looking for a good Aperture tutorial and would appreciate some recommendations. Which tutorials can you recommend?
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Can Aperture be migrated or reinstalled from iMac to MacBook Pro (which has no DVD drive)?

Can Aperture be migrated or reinstalled a new MacBook Pro which has no DVD drive? Would target disk mode work to simply copy the file? I think Aperture usually runs an "installation" rather than just ...
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How to replace images in iPhoto with higher quality versions?

I use Aperture for photo editing and processing, but prefer iPhoto for keeping a gallery of my pictures. For a long time, I used the built-in tools in iPhoto to "Import from Aperture Library". What I ...
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Aperture : unreadable JPEG on Mountain Lion

After upgrading to Mountain Lion, some pictures in my Aperture library are unreadable. Aperture says the format isn't supported. I made some test and noticed that even the Finder, QuickLook or ...
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Why is Aperture showing thousands of Rejected, but there are only 3 there?

My Aperture is showing 2.5k Rejected photos (count), but when I view the album, there are only 3 there. I tried rebuilding the database. I also tried switching and viewing the library in iPhoto, ...
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Can I work with iPad iPhoto Journals from my desktop Mac?

iPad iPhoto journals are great... If my photos live primarily on my iPad. In my case though, they are on my iPad when I am traveling but end up on my Mac at home for long term storage. So if I make a ...
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Publish an Aperture smart album to Facebook

I can easily create a smart album with the 5-star rated images on a certain date. I would like to share those with a Facebook photo album but the share command is greyed out when I have a smart album ...
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Write a comment or description for an image in Aperture

I have a ton of new pictures in Aperture (from a vacation.) I am trying to figure out the most productive way for me to crank through them and add a comment or new title. What I have seen calls up a ...
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External hard drive frequently ejects itself when using Aperture

I have a brand new external hard drive which frequently ejects itself on a regular basis (every ~20 minutes or so), seemingly only when I have Aperture open (my Aperture library is located on the ...
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How to export all projects from Aperture?

I would like to export all of the projects from Aperture to a directory in my computer. Since I have many projects (100+), I don't want to export them one by one. Is there a way to batch export them ...
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Apple Aperture - Batch edit

I'm just editing a time lapse video I shot and have to change the exposure on about 1000 files. Is there a was in Apple Aperture to batch edit files?
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What workflows help when using Photo Stream to import from iOS to Aperture?

When I take a picture on my iPhone, the photo is going to PhotoStream and to Camera Roll. My way of importing the pictures to my Mac was just to go in the PhotoStream folder of Aperture, and copy the ...
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Why are my images exported to flickr at a lower resolution when I asked for “Actual size”?

When I export a bunch of images to Flickr by using the built-in share to flickr, I see the images getting exported but they all appear as max 1024 pixels on either side. I did select "Actual size" ...
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Google Earth coordinates and Aperture place

I'd like to geo-tag some already-imported photos in Aperture. To get the correct location, I'm using Google Earth. However, when I copy/paste the coordinates into Aperture Places, the maps shows a ...
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How can I export Aperture projects to folders that are named according to library project names?

I want to upload an Aperture library to a FTP/SFTP server for use with Zenphoto. Since Aperture doesn't have it built in, and since uberupload doesn't appear to exist any longer, I figured it would be ...
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iPhoto '09 referenced library - modified files are saved locally?

I've been trying to organise my photos better on a NAS (QNAP) that is exposed as an AFP share. I've copied all the JPEGs into an organised structure on the NAS volume manually. I'd like the files on ...
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ZEVO ZFS and Aperture

I'ld like to use ZEVO (ZFS) on my Storage-Device. There shall the Aperture-Library be stored. Are there any issues using an Aperture - Library on ZFS formatted device. Thanks allot
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organize pictures into destination folders automatically based on date

I have a ~50000 pictures: located in multiple folders not organized, there are duplicates source contains videos, but I need only pictures I would like to organize all of them into subfolders ...
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What is a method for sharing an Aperture library?

As a group (work, family,...), you produce an Aperture library on your computer. Others (spouse, coworker...) in the group now want to access and edit this library from other computers. Any ...
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How to export a growing Aperture Smart Album repeatedly without creating duplicate files

I have a smart album in Aperture which contains a steadily growing set of pictures, which I want to share with others. To do that, I use Dropbox and export the smart album every now and then to my ...
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Aperture: use iptc tags for face recognition

I have about 10'000 pictures with iptc tags. Aperture shows this tags after the pictures have been imported. Most of the tags are person names. Is there a way to use this tags to assist face ...
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how to keep low-res photos handy, while archiving high-res versions?

I have a laptop with a 256Gb SSD that always seems to be full. A lot of my disk space is used by photos (in Aperture and iPhoto). What I really want is to have low-res versions of all my photos on ...
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Selectively control when Aperture/iPhoto opens

Both Aperture and iPhoto have a setting of whether to open "when a camera is connected." I want this option to be checked, but I don't want it to consider my iPad a camera. How can I enable it for ...
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Batch editing metadata in Aperture

In Aperture 3.2.2, is it possible to batch edit photos' metadata? For three days, my camera's clock was one year ahead but with the correct date, and I want to set them right all at the same time.
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Using a Mac Mini as a central photo repository

Is it possible to setup a mac mini as a central photo repository and have all the tagging and extra info follow to the other computers on the network? Or would each computer have to access iPhoto on ...
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How to move from Aperture to iPhoto

What's the best way to import my Aperture library to iPhoto?
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How to force include files in Time Machine

I'd like to force-include some files in Time Machine. Specifically I want to force-include "iPod Photo Cache" and "Thumbnails" in my Aperture Library. I have checked this file: ...
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Installing Aperture from the App Store when a previous version is installed

I have installed Apple Aperture some time ago using a serial (likely pirated) that I searched for on the internet. Now, I want to purchase a legal version through the App Store, but it is seeing the ...
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Hosting a remote Aperture image library on a Mac mini server

We take a lot of pictures, and it would be very convenient for us if we were able to organize all of our pictures into one massive, remote "Aperture image repository." So, I got this idea to get a Mac ...
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Apple Certified Trainer [closed]

I want to become an Apple Certified Trainer in Aperture and teach at an AATC over the summer as a job. This AATC told me that if I can get certified, then there's a job waiting for me because as of ...
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Why does Aperture keep forgetting my preference to enable Photo Stream?

I enabled Photo Stream as soon as the feature was available in Aperture 3.2.2, yet sometimes I have to remind the app that I want Photo Stream enabled. I confirm that I want to enable Photo Stream ...
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When syncing photos to iPhone or iPad through iTunes from Aperture, it syncs the wrong (original) versions. Why?

I have an album, let's call it "Europe Trip 2011" within which, in Aperture, I have done at least some degree of editing to all of its pictures (exposure, saturation, curves, etc). As we all know, ...
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Aperture previews not showing up using shared aperture library

My wife and I both have our own user profiles on a shared MBP, I have also set up Aperture to look at a library within the shared user folder and we both have full read/write permissions. The problem ...
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How to convert Aperture license to app store license? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I update apps that I've already purchased through the Mac App Store? Long ago I bought the retail box version of Aperture and have been steadily upgrading until ...
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How frequently is Photo Stream synced to Aperture?

I've been experiencing considerable delays between the time I take a photo and the time it shows up in Aperture's synced Photo Stream. Specifically, the photos show up on other devices that consume ...
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What do the Photo Stream settings in Aperture do?

I understand that the iOS 5 Photo Stream is a collection of all of the recent photos taken on all iOS 5 devices in a given account, synced with those devices through the cloud. It is not clear to me, ...
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How does one reorganize one's entire Aperture library from scratch?

I imported pictures into Aperture from iPhoto and since then, added a lot of new ones. I'd like to start over because the dates on the tags/folders in which the pictures are organized are not ...
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Why is iTunes only syncing some of the pictures (seemingly randomly) in each Aperture Event to my iPad?

When I sync my iPad, a random selection from each event is there after I sync. Some events seem to have all of them, some have only one (of hundreds), some have a minority percentage. And there's no ...
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Aperture to automatically import videos

Is it possible to have Aperture import videos alongside pictures when importing from a phone. It can handle videos, but when it shows me the list of things to import, only pictures are displayed.
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Aperture (iPhoto) quick view

I’ve put all my photographs into Aperture’s photo library which means that in the Finder they are hidden in a special folder, making it virtually impossible to quickly browse the photos there. On the ...