Questions tagged [aperture]

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

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Making a portable version of an Aperture Library

I'm going on holiday. I want to copy my aperture library to an external disk, work on my keywording while I'm gone, and copy the library back, when I get back. In principle I don't have to copy the ...
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Is Aperture compatible with High Sierra upgrade process?

If I update the newest software version to 10.13 and apply all security patches, will it delete my Aperture program?
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Aperture crop tool stopped working

I just got back from a hike, slurped the pix off my camera to my Mac, and can no longer crop my pix: The usual shortcut C leaves the cursor as an arrow, not the crossed carpenter's squares. If I add ...
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iOS Photo Removal

Is it possible to remove photos from iPhone using the Terminal line of command? I've been struggling with Image Capture (not making the "delete" icon available) or even Aperture or iPhoto (not being ...
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Aperture AppleScript to flatten keyword heirarchy?

Aoerture allows you to have a keyword hierarchy. Unfortunately if you choose ("write keywords to masters" it doesn't apply the upper elements of the hierarchy, but only the leaf node. To get around ...
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Photos unable to consolidate referenced photos

I recently imported my Aperture library of 17,000 referenced images into Photos. Initially, they were referenced in Photos as well. Since I plan to upload my entire library to iCloud Photo library I ...
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Photo library app recommendation

With the new Photos in macOS High Sierra, Apple restored some of the former iPhoto/Aperture functionality (always-on sidebar, improved auto-organization [into moments, still no user-defined events ...
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Photos.app Very Slow at Consolidating

I've had a referenced library of photos in Aperture for years, but after moving to Photos (2.0 on Sierra), I wanted to consolidate them so they could be on iCloud Photo Library along with the photos I ...
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AppleScript for lifting & stamping latitude & longitude of photos onto themselves

After repairing my Aperture library, I have over 3000 photos with latitude and longitude information whose place displays as "Unnamed location" on the map. If I lift and stamp the data using Shift+...
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Is there a way to resize on drag and drop in Aperture?

My photos are mostly 4000 x 6000 pixels. I want to email smaller ones. I use gmail in a browser. Right now to do this I need to: Select pictures Export versions - select a size Navigate in finder ...
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Aperture can't see certain files for importing

Directory of miscellaneous jpegs that I want to bring into Aperture to keyword and export at web resolutions. So they are on /Volumes/Bugkiller/temppix When I go to import them, the directory ...
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How can I rename my files with datestamps in Aperture and keep them in order?

Here's the problem: If I shoot in continuous mode, I can have several images per second. Aperture will happily import these and rename them with Date @ Time, but subsequently sorting either by ...
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OSX suddenly hangs/beachballs all the time - possibly caused by windowserver or aperture?

Since a day, my Macbook Pro has (quite suddenly) become very slow. Of course, this is just a couple days before a major deadline :-). Any help would be appreciated! If there any questions I can answer,...
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Is there a way to sort in Aperture based on an arbitrary Exif or IPTC field?

While I can search on lots of stuff, I don't seem so sort on much. At present in Aperture you can sort on rating, date, filename, label, keywords, file size, version name, orientation. The keywords ...
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Aperture keeps asking about locked keyword file

Because I keep creating keywords not in my hierarchy I've taken to keeping the keyword file locked. I keep getting asked about a keyword that I stopped using earlier this evening, consolidating it ...
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How can I use the keyword box to add keywords to a sequence of pictures without using the mouse?

I'm running Aperture 3.6 on Yosemite on a Mac Pro. In aperture-tip-rapid-keywording Scott claims that command right-arrow moves the selected image to the next image, while leaving the cursor in the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How can I delete original photos locally and retain the low-res versions?

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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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 such ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Aperture 3 Library from pre Mavericks to Mavericks

I made a backup from all my files including my Aperture library. After moving to Mavericks (clean install), there is a new Aperture version and I am not able to import my old library getting the ...
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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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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 ...