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Old Dec 27, 2012, 09:01 AM   #1
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Moving iPhoto library from 11 to 09

I have finally got my powermac setup nicely and want it to take over my iPhoto duties from my 2011 MBA.

I have iPhoto 09 on the PowerMac and can't load in the library.

I tried the right click, open package and drag in the master folder, but it still didn't work.

Am running updates now to see if that helps.

Any advice?
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Old Dec 27, 2012, 09:45 AM   #2
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The iPhoto database has been converted to a newer (different) format so I don't believe you can go back to 09.
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Old Dec 27, 2012, 05:03 PM   #3
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The iPhoto database has been converted to a newer (different) format so I don't believe you can go back to 09.
I found the answer,

I have to let iPhoto 09 make a new blank library first and then drag the masters folder from my iPhoto 11 library into the open iPhoto 09 window.

Now all my photos are importing.
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Old Mar 30, 2013, 12:14 PM   #4
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interesting
So why again are you in 09?
Sorry for my ignorance.
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Old Mar 30, 2013, 12:57 PM   #5
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interesting
So why again are you in 09?
Sorry for my ignorance.
Quoting the OP: "I have finally got my powermac setup nicely..."

Probably running Leopard.
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