Still using Aperture? It might be time to give it up. Apple announced Aperture will not get support from future MacOS past Mojave and have issued a support document encouraging Mac-based shooters to migrate their photo libraries. Aperture was a popular alternative to Adobe programs like Photoshop and Lightroom first introduced in Apple stopped updating the program in and soon, the software disappeared from the App Store as the tech giant promoted its replacement, Apple Photos. Aperture was an imaging and photo management software program that gave professional and advanced amateur shooters powerful tools, including support and fine-tuning of RAW files, options for custom printing and publishing, web galleries and an array of tools to adjust colors, increase sharpness and correct chromatic aberration. It gave photographers intuitive management tools for creating project libraries, slideshows and, in later versions, an ability to work with video and audio files. The support page , published Monday, provides instruction on migrating Aperture libraries to Photos or Adobe Lightroom Classic. Adobe Lightroom Classic has a built-in function for converting Aperture libraries into Lightroom catalogs. Apple is expected to announce a replacement for Mojave in September.
We need it back!!!! Lightroom is not optimised well for macs Rating: I really tried to like photos, but its really for the insta- facebook generation, not the iPhotos and Aperture crowds that brought people to Apple with proper tools and functionality. Im just getting sick and tired of apple's nonchalantness, it used to work well under Steve, but that's when the magic died and apple really doesn't have a clue. Lol, just a rant. Lightroom is good, I still use photos to hold my large library of photos from the past few decades. If Aperture is all you know, you won't be able to understand this.