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Import into Aperture 3 without moving files

I like managing my own files, and this is definitely possible with Aperture 3. But there seems to be two ways to import into Aperture: either by dragging and dropping, or importing one folder at a ...
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320 views

Export my entire Aperture library into nested folders in the format YYYY/MM/DD

I'd like to migrate my photo library out of Aperture, but still use it to edit photos. I'd like to export the masters and the modified versions of all my photos into standard Finder folders in the ...
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What is the difference between Aperture and Adobe Lightroom? [closed]

In terms of user experience, handling, expandability (support for third-party plugins such as Photomatix), ability to seamlessly publish to Flickr/Picasa etc? Apple has a temporary action - buy an ...
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Browsing Pictures on a Mac

After many years using linux, I decided to buy a mac. Now my main problem is: how do I synchronize pictures within my linux machines and the mac? I have been using digikam in linux, and I like it ...
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919 views

What is the simplest way to backup a large (Aperture) photo library automatically to a different physical location (presumably through the cloud)?

I have about 10k pictures, (close to 50GB) on my MacBook Pro, all stored in an Aperture Library. I run time machine (on Snow Leopard if it matters), so they're backed up hourly to my time capsule, ...
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468 views

Aperture and networked drive: thinks images are offline

I keep my photos on a networked drive (wireless), and they are referenced by Aperture. Aperture seems to not try very hard to look for this drive. Usually I have to open the network drive in Finder ...
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609 views

Can Spotlight or Media Browser index metadata contained in iPhoto or Aperture in Mac OS X?

It seems silly to go to all the trouble to assign "Face" data to thousands of photos, but not make it possible to use that data to locate them outside of that application. Is there any way to get ...
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2answers
822 views

Photo Management Software for OS X That Supports Multiple Library Locations

I'm looking at the possibility of changing our photo management software. Thinking about Aperture or Lightroom. And want to know if either supports: Having folders/libraries on separate ...
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Deleting a tag from lots of images at once in Aperture?

Aperture makes it easy to tag lost of pictures at once by just selecting all the images, and the dragging and dropping tags from the tags pallet onto the selected images. But when you need to do the ...
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Aperture Project naming conventions?

I am looking for some good advice on naming conventions for organizing and naming projects in Aperture. I recently switched from using iPhoto to using Aperture, and am really having trouble ...