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Consolidating 2 iphoto libraries

This way you can open Aperture and i Photo libraries while using any of the two applications.

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Before you get started, it’s important to open each of the i Photo libraries you’d like to get merged at least one time in the app i Photo 9.3 and its later versions.I'm sure there will be discrepancy but I don't think there's any good way to calculate that.Big gotcha I just discovered if your library has referenced images. If you have referenced images when doing this merge you get the message telling you that you need to consolidate the images first before they will upload to i Cloud Photo Library. I’ve already merged my existing Aperture and i Photo libraries.I’d like them to all be in the same place, so I’m super grateful for your instructions on how to merge them.But, once I do, will it work both ways and then put allllll my photos that have now merged with the i Cloud photos onto my phone?? In addition to content writing, Poland is also a fiction writer.

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This means that if you wish to consolidate libraries, you might find yourself jumping through hoops; however, there is a relatively simple way to get this done.

This approach will undoubtedly take a long time, and will require you essentially duplicate your library contents more than once to consolidate them import them all into the second library.

will be updated as a new product called Power Photos. It all sounds great in theory - but not so great if it comes with a hefty monthly “subscription” fee for Apple to hold your photos.

It will be able to merge libraries among other things the original i Photo Library Manager can do. The closest guesstimation would be the size of your Aperture library, plus the size of your originals folder if you work referenced.

Essentially, if your library is synced to i Cloud, you can use i Cloud to do the merge.