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Aperture 3 Crashing After 10.8 Mountain Lion Update.

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Jul 28, 2012 2:11 AM

I just upgraded to Mountain Lion 10.8. Aperture 3 is now crashing almost every time I open it. Also, the system itself is rebooting randomly after an aperture crash. Anyone experiencing this?  I have rebuilt the Aperturen Library 3 times and it keeps crashing. =( Help please.

MacBook, Mac OS X (10.7.1)
  • mende1 Level 10 Level 10 (89,480 points)

    Update it to 3.3.2. This version has got compatibility with 10.8

  • kisuke3 Level 3 Level 3 (910 points)

    The first time you open aperture after the upgrade to Mountain lion, it will prompt you to upgrade your aperture library. Did this happen to you?


    Reinstall Aperture.

  • MyMacIsBrokenAgain Calculating status...
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    Jul 30, 2012 9:02 PM (in response to kisuke3)

    I get the beach ball of death and need to force quit apperature 3.3.2.  After a couple crashes, it eventually works for a couple minutes or tasks before it gives me the dreaded beach ball.

  • flyingdave Calculating status...

    I am having the same problem with Aperature 3.3.2 and Mountain Lion.  I have reloaded Aperature and it worked for a little while.  I deleted the preferences in the library folder as well.  It was working fine until I turned on Photostream and now it crashes everytime I open it.  Aperature now crashes about 5 seconds after opening every time.

  • dan_801 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    I'm having the same problem. I'm running Mountain Lion and since the latest Aperture 3.3.2 it's been crashing on me. A few seconds into it i get the ball of death. Acctually it's not aperture - the whole system crashes on me - freezes up completely and I cannot access any other app - not even the mouse will move. Hard reset required.


    I've tried to rebuild library that crashes the system too.

  • Dragon73 Calculating status...

    I just posted that I can't even get my iMac to upgrade Aperture to 3.3.2!  Maybe I shoudn't even be bothering.  Currently with 3.2.2, everything seems to be working fine... but for the life of me, the system wont let me run the update.  The App store updater keeps insisting that I have Aperture already purchased and wont run the upgrade.  Maybe they have disabled the update since there are so many issues after Mountain Lion??

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    Sep 10, 2012 12:29 PM (in response to Dragon73)

    Hello, same problem. I just posted a question. Have you found the solution since then ?

  • Vincent57Th Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Hello, Thanks a lot. I will try tomorrow and let you know, it is getting late here.


    good night

  • Vincent57Th Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Hello I'm back. It was helpful. Many thanks


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