Aperture 3.3: Some images appear to be blank in the Viewer after rotating photos in iPhoto


After you use iPhoto to work with a library created in Aperture, photos that have been rotated using iPhoto may appear blank in the Viewer when you open the library in Aperture again.


This is a known issue with photos in Aperture libraries that have been rotated with iPhoto. To resolve the issue: 

  1. Select the affected photos.
  2. Right-click or Control-click one of the selected photos.
  3. Press the Option key and choose Generate Previews from the contextual menu.


This document will be updated as more information becomes available.
Last Modified: Jun 11, 2012
  • Last Modified: Jun 11, 2012
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