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Aperture 3 Faces do not recognize faces.

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jeunghun Calculating status...
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Oct 12, 2012 4:29 AM

Aperture 3 Faces detect faces but don't recognize faces. I typed many names on faces. But Aperture 3 ask me to type name for almost all the faces.

Picasa recognizes all the faces and ask me to type serveral names.

Is there any way to make Aperture 3 smart?



MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012), OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)
  • léonie Level 8 Level 8 (46,510 points)
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    Oct 12, 2012 5:34 AM (in response to jeunghun)

    Aperture also does recognize faces, but has to learn.


    My usual strategy is to name some sample images, the best shots of persons that I want to be recognized, then quit Aperture; relaunch, then open the "Faces" view and open the "Faces" stack of the newly labelled faces, then click "Confirm Faces". Usually by then there will be some more recognized faces waiting to be confirmed or to be rejected. If not, I label some more, but not all of them at once. Aperture needs time to learn.

  • léonie Level 8 Level 8 (46,510 points)
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    Oct 13, 2012 12:27 AM (in response to jeunghun)

    No, there are not any additional options, sorry. Maybe your Aperture Library needs rebuilding. You could try the Aperture Library "First Aid" tools and repair the permissions and the library, also rebuild the library. Aperture 3 User Manual: Repairing and Rebuilding Your Aperture Library


    Rebuilding may take a while, it is best be done over night. Also I'd check if your backup of the Aperture library is current and in working condition, before trying to rebuild.




  • Aye Es Oh Level 2 Level 2 (330 points)
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    Oct 15, 2012 10:21 AM (in response to jeunghun)

    It would be best to either right-click the library to "Open With" Aperture, or drag the library to the Aperture icon in your dock, if you have it there. Either way, as soon as Aperture begins to open, hold down Command and Option to bring up the "First Aid" dialog.

  • léonie Level 8 Level 8 (46,510 points)
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    Oct 16, 2012 7:57 AM (in response to jeunghun)

    Send feedback to Apple, JH.


    Your results are unusual and Apple should know about it.


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