Are Aperture and iPhoto Libraries Truly Interchangeable?

Some photographers question the ability to move content seamlessly from iPhoto to Aperture, and back again. It almost sounds too good to be true.

In this 5-minute movie that I created for the title, Using iPhoto and Aperture Together, I compare how an iPhoto library looks in Aperture, and vice-versa. Do albums stay the same? What happens with Aperture folders in iPhoto? And will my slideshows play in either app? All of these questions, and more, are answered in this short movie.

More Aperture/iPhoto Tips and Techniques

To learn more about using Aperture and iPhoto together, visit my Using iPhoto and Aperture Together on Also, take a look at our Aperture 3 Learning Center. Tons of free content about how to get the most out of Aperture.

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