How to Import iPhoto Library into Aperture

Posted October 7, 2007 at 5:37pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 40927 views
TO IMPORT ENTIRE IPHOTO LIBRARY

Step One
Open Aperture by selecting its icon in the dock or double clicking its icon in the Applications folder.


Step Two
Select File : Import : iPhoto Library... from Aperture's menu.


Step Three
The import window will appear and should have the iPhoto library already selected. If not, then navigate to the location of the iPhoto.


If you would like to leave the photos in the iPhoto library without copying them over to Aperture then select In their current location from the Store Files dropdown. Otherwise leave it as In the Aperture Library.


Click Choose to start the import.

A popup window will appear showing the status of the import.


Step Four
Once the import is complete you will be able to access your iPhoto Events etc from the Projects Pane to the left side of the Aperture window.



TO IMPORT SPECIFIC IPHOTO IMAGES

Step One
Open Aperture by selecting its icon in the dock or double clicking its icon in the Applications folder.

Step Two
Select File : Import : Images.. from Aperture's menu.


Step Three
From the import window that appears you can select the directory that contains your images.




Step Four
Select the images you would like to import.

Step Five
If you would like to leave the photos in the iPhoto library without copying them over to Aperture then select In their current location from the Store Files dropdown. Otherwise leave it as In the Aperture Library.


Step Six
Click the import button to import the selected images.


Step Seven
A popup will appear asking you to confirm your import. In my case I was only importing one image so i selected the Import 1 Image button.


Step Eight
Once import is complete a Import Complete popup will appear. Click Ok to close the popup.


Step Nine
You will now be able to find the image by using the Projects Pane on the left hand side of the Aperture window.
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Sarah - February 11, 2009 at 8:34am
Thanks very much for that. I was stressing out about how to import new Events that were in my iPhoto library into Aperture. I already had the majority of my library in there so I didn\'t want to import the whole thing again.
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