Thread: Importing iPhoto into Aperture?
06-15-2011, 02:16 PM #1Importing iPhoto into Aperture?
I am starting Aperture. I already had all my photos in iPhoto. They are a LOT OF PHOTOS. I am importing the iPhotos into my new Aperture. Where do I go to delete my old iPhoto library? I don't want duplicates.
06-15-2011, 02:40 PM #2
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For iPhoto 11 you can trash the item named iPhoto Library in the Pictures item of the Finder's sidebar, or launch iPhoto with the Option key held down and create a new library.
Of course make sure all your photos have been transferred over to the new Aperture library first.
06-15-2011, 03:54 PM #3
Thanks. I imported all my photos into my Aperture library. I deleted my iPhotos library. Oddly enough, it still says iPhoto Library in my Aperture! Is that normal? Should I rename it?
Also, can I do all the things with Aperture that I did with iPhoto? I would like to upload my photos to Facebook. I see the Facebook logo but it does not allow me to do anything. I also see the same Face Place options in Aperture that iphoto had. Can I make my PhotoBooth export to Aperture like it did for iphoto?
And why does it say iPhoto Original on the bottom left of the photos when I imported those photos into Aperture and deleted the iPhoto library?
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