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Aperature Library Could Not Be Opened

After much research about the right photo organization tool to use, I decided to download Apple’s Aperture v3’s 30-day trial version before investing the $200 to buy it.  Right away it installed flawlessly and allowed me to create a library on my Western Digital (MyBookWorld II Edition) network drive. Yippee!  I spent the next 4 hours importing my images, also located on my WD drive, into the library and naming faces.  I was very pleased.  Then life got in the way and I couldn’t return to Aperture for about a week. That’s when IT happened. I launched Aperture and got the message “There was an error opening the database for the library ‘<file path and name of library>’. The library could not be opened because the file system of the library’s volume is unsupported.” Excuse me?!? All I did was walk away from it for a week and all of a sudden my WD drive is unsupported? When I tried to create another library onto the same network drive, I got the message that the drive wasn’t in a supported format.  Huh?  Didn’t it just create one on it about a week ago? <sigh> Back to googling the forums again…for … Continue reading

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