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Help please! Best way to combine iPhoto and Aperture libraries in to one Aperture Library #1
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by John Giordani
August 13, 2012 - 10:24pm

Joseph replied to another post of mine with the following comment:

If you're done working with the iPhoto Library, I'd consolidate everything into Aperture. Having one library reference another is not something I like to see, as it is a big risk for future disaster. If you are unsure of how to do this, please start a conversation in the Forum and we'll help you through it.

I migrated from iPhoto to Aperture approximately a year and half ago. At that time, I followed Apple directions, and imported iPhoto library as referenced. I really don't use iPhoto anymore, so I suppose I should consolidate them.

Is this as easy as selecting all photos in Aperture and using Consolidate Masters?

Any pitfalls to look out for in the process?


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by PhotoJoseph
August 13, 2012 - 11:20pm


Yep, that’s all it (should) take. Your iPhoto Library will likely be inoperable after this, as I seriously doubt that iPhoto will track the move, but I’ve been surprised before!


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