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

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Any advice on troubleshooting instability in Mountain Lion OS X 10.8.4?

In all cases of crashes, I can SSH to the machine, but I can't figure out anything useful to remedy the situation. This freeze happened when sizing the crop in Aperture. Machine had been running for ...
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How can I get Aperture to use gmail for emailing photos?

I use gmail in a web browser. I don't use Mail at all. Except... In Aperture if I go share -> email it opens up Mail.app. Is there a way through configuration or through a helper app to get ...
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New Photos.app & iCloud photo library: how to save space on mac

I am migrating from aperture to the new photos. In aperture, I had my originals on an external hard drive (i.e. the library was local, but the originals were on the external drive). Now in iPhoto, I ...
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Can I clear my iPhone camera roll without losing any photo?

It seems to me that all photos taken with the iPhone go into: the iPhone Camera Roll the iCloud photo stream iPhoto/Aperture projects (e.g. "Photo stream for Decembre 2014") Can I clear completely ...
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Folder-based foto management software for local use

You'd think that there is more than enough foto management software out there. But for quite a while now, I have struggled to find MacOS software suitable for my requirements. The management ...
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Can Aperture open/view/edit a Photos library?

I'm currently using Aperture for all my photos, but I'm considering migrating to Photos to get better support for Burst photos and other such features. Once I've migrated, will I still be able to ...
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Alternate application for using the Photos library?

The new Photos application is great for viewing photos. However it's not great for editing them or organizing them, I dearly miss Aperture for that. Is there any alternate photo application that can ...
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Google Photos integration with Aperture

Started this topic out in Photography. May be more appropriate at Web Apps. Moderator: I don't have points to create the tags 'google-photos' nor the tag 'online-backup' but I think both would be ...
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Can I remove `Aperture Library.migratedaplibrary`?

I'm running into disk-space issues and decided to see if I could remove some files. The biggest directory I have is: 177G ~/Pictures/Aperture Library.migratedaplibrary I have migrated to the ...
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Where are photos stored in the new Photos app after importing from Aperture?

I have just upgraded OS X and opened the new Photos app to import my Aperture library. Everything went well (Photos work fine) but I am surprised to see that I didn't loose 100Gb free space on my HDD. ...
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How do Aperture stacks work in the Photos app?

What happens when an Aperture stack is imported into photos? It seems that all of the images in the stack get imported as individual images with no relation to one another. Can that possibly be right?
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Can Photos create a migrated Aperture library in a different location?

When you migrate an existing Aperture library to Photos, it creates a new Photos library with the Aperture content. Unfortunately it creates the new library in the "same folder" as the Aperture ...
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All images offline after clean install

I upgraded to OS X El Capitan via a clean install. While erasing the disk, I renamed it from Macintosh HD to Hard Drive. After installation, I copied all data from an external hard drive back into its ...
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Can I get Installer for Aperture 3.6?

Apple terminated Aperture at 3.6. Photos.app is the only replacement, for my uses it's far from ready. I want to be sure I can run Aperture 3.6 for at least 2 more years. I'd like an installer. We ...
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Failed upgrade to iPhoto 10.10.3 and Photos

I have 2 iPhoto libraries. Only the small one converted OK to iPhoto 10.10.3 so is accessible in Yosemite. When trying to convert/upgrade my large iPhoto library to 10.10.3 it failed/froze at 99% on ...
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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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Imported Aperture library into Photos, “Show Referenced File in Finder” does nothing

I just finished importing my Aperture library into Photos using the official import process. My Aperture library used referenced masters on an external drive, and I had my external drive connected ...
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Aperture and exporting videos and photos at the same time

I just bought Aperture, as a last ditch attempt to try and get a good export of all of my "projects" (photos and videos in many of the projects) into folders named by event/project. I tried first ...
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How do I import a second photo library into iCloud Photos?

Since my MacBook doesn't have enough disk space for all my photos, I took an external USB HDD and created a second photo library. That was back then with Aperture. Now I have moved to the new Photos ...
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How do I fix the duplicate libraries I think the new Photos app has made?

I used to use iPhoto, and my photo library was around ~40GB+ in size. When I upgraded to Yosemite, I was forced to use the "Photos" app which "migrated" my photos. When I open my home folder. The "...
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Aperture library on self-created FusionDrive: References are lost

I know it's a bit late to ask Aperture questions, but anyway... I run Aperture on an iMac with a self-created FusionDrive. The FusionDrive's volume is called FusionDrive, and it consists of an SSD ...
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How to import older Aperture photo library after setting up new Photos app and a new library

I was very timid to check out the new Photos.app, and therefore decided to just start a fresh library and have it sync what my phone had through iCloud Photo Library. After checking it out for a bit,...
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What does “referenced file offline” mean in Photos?

I have large numbers of files in my Photos from my recently migrated Aperture library that show a crossed out reference icon indicating that the "referenced file is offline". If I try to access ...
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Why do I need to “repair permissions” on my Aperture library in order to migrate to Photos?

After installing Apple Photos as part of the 10.10.3 update and attempting to migrate my Aperture library I get an error message about "permissions" on my Aperture library: What does this mean and ...
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Do either iPhoto or Aperture allow me to keep my photo files in a quite “normal” directory structure?

I would like to switch from picasa to iphoto or aperture. However, I have heard (and googled) that, to some degree, these programs don't keep your photos as normal photo files in your drive's ...
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Aperture overwrites files with same name

My canon camera was setup with filename numbering to 0001. When the camera reached the 9999, it restarted the numbering to 0001. I didn't noticed the file names since I just import my picture with ...
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why is aperture filling up my local mac disc when exporting a video to external drive?

I`m exporting a 1 hour slide show from aperture with music. I`ve outputted a 720p ipad version (done), now doing a 1080p HD version export. It gets to about 65% (twice) then gives me an error that ...
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Photos are suddenly duplicated between iPhoto and Aperture; any methods to de-dupe?

I have a library for iPhoto and a separate library for Aperture. A random sampling of hundreds of events (ex: "Jun 22, 2014") which consists of thousands of photos are suddenly appearing in Aperture....
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My AppStore Updater wants to install the latest RAW update over and over again

Somehow my OS X AppStore is caught in a loop. It wants to install the RAW updates for Aperture and iPhoto over and over again. What should I do?
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iTunes mixes up Aperture and iPhoto

I use iPhoto for my mobile (iPhone, iPad) pictures and I have a separate library in Aperture for the pictures I take with my DSLR. Until now I was just transferring my mobile photos to iPhoto. Now I ...
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RAW images not supported in Aperture after Time Machine restore

After restoring from a Time Machine Backup all of the RAW images in my aperture library show as "Not supported", even though they did work on my old laptop (where the backup was made). Here is what I ...
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AppleScript to make the preview image become the master in Aperture library?

Recently I accidently deleted the folder that contained most of my Aperture library (I didn't think they were refenced, I assumed they were all in my library file, but unfortunately this was not true) ...
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Does Photo Stream update later if computer is offline?

I shoot with a DSLR on the road and import the photos on my laptop MBP to edit them. Sometimes, the laptop is not in a wifi zone when I import the photos (physically from SD card), and they do not ...
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Add casual material such as screenshot fast to Final Cut Pro video? How? From Desktop?

I am able to add pictures from iPhone and Aperture to Final Cut Pro and I would like to fast add screenshots. I tried to do this from Desktop and no such option. How can I fast add casual material ...
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Aperture showing videos with odd lines, how to see videos nicely in OSX?

I imported my tennis couching videos to Aperture but Aperture shows them with odd lines while QuickTime Player more nicely shows them. Which software should I use for videos because Aperture is ...
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Why is dragging photos to my Flickr icon confused with Photostream upload?

This is really weird. I recently upgraded from OS X 10.8.5 to 10.9.2, and from Aperture 3.4.2 (whatever was most current under Mountain Lion) to Aperture 3.5.1. Today I tried dragging a photo from my ...
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Sever integration of Aperture in iWork

I'm using both Aperture and iWork (Numbers in particular). The thing is my aperture library is kind of big (about 1000 albums with 10 to 100 photos each) and I noticed that when I use Numbers, a lot ...
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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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Automatically delete photo from Photo Stream when deleted in iPhoto or Aperture

After importing photos I quickly delete all the duplicate photos & bad ones. However they all still make their way to my Photo Stream and stay there even after I've pruned the bad photos. Is ...
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Mac App Store downloading apps again and again

I recently upgraded to Mavericks. I updated all the Apple Apps like Aperture, Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Voice-Update, Xcode 5. And they updated gracefully. But whenever I am starting my Mac from a ...
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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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In Aperture, is there a way to confirm faces in bulk?

In the Aperture 3 "Faces" view, when clicking on a person, there is a section "John may also be in the photos below". By clicking on the "Confirm Faces" button, you have the ability to click on each ...
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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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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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Figuring out what Photo Stream is uploading exactly

Even though I have unchecked the Automatic Upload of Photo Stream on Aperture (same on iPhoto), I can see through Little Snitch that it is hogging my upload bandwith constantly. When I wait (hours, ...
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Import images from HTC to Aperture

I have a HTC Desire X and I would like to import the images to Aperture (some are on device, some on card). Unfortunately, the device is not connected as mass storage even when HTC Sync Manager is on. ...
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Reconnect Aperture masters with different filename?

I lost a lot of data and recovered the photos that I could using Stellar Phoenix. I got a lot of the photos back, however I'm struggling to reconnect them in Aperture. If I select a single image, it ...
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Aperture 3 - Faces - Is there a way to change a person's name across all photos?

I have many of photos of someone tagged using the "Faces" feature in aperture 3. They've changed their name since getting married, and I'd like to update my photos in aperture to show their married ...
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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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Reset Aperture Import Locations (paths for referenced masters)?

I run Aperture 3.5 (latest at the time of writing this) and I use referenced masters. Over the time I've changed my directories now and then and all my files are now neatly stored on one drive in one ...