Apple Aperture, the photo management software, regarded as 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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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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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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A script to automatically split an Aperture library

My Aperture library contains a ridiculous amount of pictures (well over 30 000) which means it is extremely slow whatever the hard-drive and computer I use. I want to split my library into separate ...
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Can someone on my network access my Aperture app and how do I prevent it?

I am on a network at an office I am visiting. I opened my Aperture app and plugged in my camera to import some photos. When I hit import the tab opened showing my camera and another computer on the ...
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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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What happens to iPhoto originals in Aperture?

iPhoto and Aperture can use the same library. When you edit a photo in iPhoto, it duplicates the photo and keeps the original. Aperture on the other hand saves only the edits and not a new file. What ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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: 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How can I use the Media Browser in Pages 5 to import pictures from Aperture?

On Pages 5, how can I easily import pictures from Aperture? On the Media button, it says: No Photos To add photos, go to iPhoto. Is there any way I can view my Aperture albums there, rather ...
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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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How do I configure Aperture to upload image location information to Facebook?

All of the discussion I can find online suggests that an image in Aperture with location information that is uploaded to Facebook (using Aperture's Facebook integration) should have a location ...
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Delete all pictures in an album from library in Aperture

I have created smart albums, the content of which I have exported to new libraries. I now wish to delete the pictures in these albums from the Aperture library. Is there a way to delete all pictures ...
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Videos from iPhone to MBA automatically? Not in Aperture

Do videos appear automatically somehow to Macbook Air after shooting them with iPhone? Currently, I get photos to Aperture but I cannot see videos there and actually I don't want to get them there ...
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How do I remove empty projects in Aperture 3?

For whatever reason, I have a whole bunch of Aperture projects without any photos in them. Is there a way to select projects based on the number of photos in them? I looked around in Automator but ...
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How do I find a photo by keyword in Aperture?

There is a lot of info about how to add keywords and flag pics in Aperture, but once you have done that, how can you use those attributes to locate your photos?
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Aperture Library plugins hierarchy search results

I ran into a sitation where I wanted to search for images that had a certain keyword, but I wanted the results to follow the folder/project/album hierarchy. So basically I wanted the keyword search ...
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Aperture: Can I get crop, redeye, straighten and quickbrush icons on toolstrip in browser mode

Aperture version 3.2.4 In view mode (one image takes up full window) and in split mode (film strip of previews on one edge) I have icons in the tool strip for icon group starting with 'crop' In ...
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Aperture 3 and iPad 3

Running ios6 on my iPad and aperture 3 on Mac. I'm trying to figure out the iPad photo app. I understand photostream and albums. I think I understand that if I tell aperture not to delete the pix ...
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Aperture Vault says I have referenced files but I can't find them. Where are they?

I have a mid 2012 Macbook Pro Retina running Mac OS X 10.9 and Aperture 3.5. My library is around 12,000 files. I have a vault setup on an external hard drive. Everytime I update the vault I am ...
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Tagged people in images uploaded to Facebook by Aperture are absent

When I tag someone in an image in Aperture and then uploaded it using Aperture's integrated Facebook sharing feature, the image behaves as if the person is tagged (e.g., an attempt to tag the person ...
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Synching Aperture Libraries

I use Aperture on two MacPros and one iMac in three different locations on OSX 10.8.5. I would like to be able to edit the images in any location and access the edited version from any other location. ...
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Photo Stream uploads while “Automatic Upload” unchecked

Photo Stream keeps on uploading new pictures from Aperture even though "Automatic Upload" is unchecked in the Settings (both in Aperture & iPhoto). So far my only solution was to block the ...
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Aperture's 'Recent' menu items does not change.

I have a folder containing 300+ photos lodged in the 'Recent' section of Aperture's Inspector menu and can't see how to remove it. You'd think it would disappear automatically after a given time, but ...
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Aperture: Importing images into subfolders

It seems Aperture does not (or no longer?) allow importing images into subfolders of an image folder on disk. Here's what I'm trying to do: I have a set of images on an SD card. Clicking "Import" ...
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Use a mac Mini server to host Aperture Library

I got two iMac and one Mac Mini server, last year I moved my Library to the Mac Mini, and change the path on Aperture (3.4.4) to use that library instead of using my local one. It works like a ...
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Slideshow display in Aperture

Having had a certain amount of frustration with the iphoto-11 slide show dept, I decided to get Aperture and see if the grass was greener on the other side. I imported the whole shebang, and my slide ...