OMG. I hate Aperture. There appears to be NO way to get at your photos without opening aperture, and if Aperture will not start--becomes unresponsive and crashes-- there is no way to get your photos?????? OR IS THERE? Everything is up to date... and running leopard on the computer in my sig. How can I fix the crashing problem????? Please help! Thanks. ******SOLVED!!!!******** I used time machine and restored the library from a few days ago. AND BINGO!!!!!!