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Apple Desktops Discussion of Apple's desktop machines including Mac Pro, iMac, Power Mac, and mini

Mac Pro or iMac i7?


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Aperture has the ability to quickly switch between libraries. You can set up an encyrpted Disk Sparse Image and put your Aperture Library containing your tattoo pics in it. When you want to use it you open the disk image file using the password and then switch to it in Aperture.

You set up the sparse image using disk utility.
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Aperature doesn't come with the Mac though, does it?

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It is like 'an optional extra' as when you purchase a motor vehicle. You can donload Aperture 3 and trial for 30 days free. I am another who switches off at night.


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both great machines, youll be fine with either. all depends how much money you have really.

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Aperature doesn't come with the Mac though, does it?
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All things considered right now, I think based on y'alls excellant advice (and of course Mister Wallet), I'm going to go for the iMac i7 for now. Maybe we'll go Mac Pro in a year or two? The kids will probably need more of a computer at the point anyway and perhaps then I'll go Mac Pro and give them my iMac. We'll see. Thanks!

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Good luck with the optical drive!

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