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Aperture 3.4.4 Library Problem

2649 Views 32 Replies Latest reply: Jun 13, 2013 11:16 PM by léonie RSS
  • léonie Level 8 Level 8 (46,350 points)
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    Apr 29, 2013 9:34 AM (in response to omancini)

    The reason why I renamed the Aperture Library was to trick Aperture and force the app to create a brand new Library as default. I rather rename files than send them temporarily to the trash can... I may empty the bin accidentally and regret for ever .


    Renaming your library can be problematic, if you are using Time Machine for backups. The next backup will have to rewrite the whole library copy. The best way to create a new library is to launch Aperture with the ⌥-key held down and to use the "other/new" option from the panel that will pop up.

  • léonie Level 8 Level 8 (46,350 points)
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    Apr 29, 2013 1:27 PM (in response to omancini)

    Since it is the same in all accounts, and since you already reinstalled Aperture, I'd reinstall the system.


    If the Client Combo (OS X Lion Update 10.7.5 (Client Combo)) does not suffice, try the recovery:


    OS X: About OS X Recovery

  • firstlaunch Level 3 Level 3 (610 points)
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    Apr 30, 2013 9:50 AM (in response to omancini)

    Since you were able to open the library in iPhoto, I suggest trying to re-open that same library back in Aperture. It's possible that it will open now after beign opened in iPhoto.

  • Ironman70 Calculating status...
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    Jun 2, 2013 5:06 PM (in response to omancini)

    I have exactly the same problem, and have tried all of thes steps above with the same result. 


    Aperture hangs on trying to open my library although the menu bar is active.  Have tried all three aperture repair options without any success. 


    Just wondering if anyone has found a solution to this yet (or if Apple have recognised they have a problem with A3.4.4)?


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