Currently Being ModeratedOct 30, 2013 10:16 AM (in response to delitoo)
Try running the iPhoto Library Upgrader (version 1.1).
Make sure you are using iPhoto Upgrader version 1.1 iPhoto Library Upgrader 1.1
If so, go to your Applications/Utilities folder and double click the iPhoto Library Upgrader 1.1, then follow the steps. After the process finishes try launching iPhoto again.
Currently Being ModeratedOct 31, 2013 10:21 AM (in response to photosb189)
Drat! No luck. I got a message "your library can open with the current version of iPhoto and does not need to be prepared." Yay! I thought everything was good to go. Tried to open iPhoto and got the same message "the photo library needs to be updated..." Click "update" or "cancel" results in application shutting down.
Currently Being ModeratedOct 31, 2013 2:24 PM (in response to Old Toad)
Old Toad, I did what you recommended to no avail. The same thing happens. I tried "Repair Permissions" and got quite a shock because iPhoto opened with only the pics from my very first version of iPhoto, which is about 10% of my photos. I opened Aperture and all the photos are there. after that, iPhoto goes back to the same messages and shut-down.
Currently Being ModeratedNov 1, 2013 5:41 AM (in response to Old Toad)
Achgt! Here's what happens:
1) dialog box
2) click on option 4
3) message: I need to upgrade the library to work with new version of iPhoto (paraphrased)
4) click yes or cancel, program shuts down.
I tried the library upgrader again, same message (paraphrased): this library is already upgraded.
It seems like one side of my computer brain is not talking to the other side.
Currently Being ModeratedNov 8, 2013 1:12 PM (in response to delitoo)
Nothing you suggested worked. However, after my last, Achgt!, I got an idea. I checked the "incompatable" folder and I found a subfolder of iphoto pics. I dragged that to the trash, and voila, now iphoto opens. Only thing now is, I'm afraid to empty the trash.