Back up your data before updating to iPhoto ’11

“We’ve been getting an unusually large amount of user submissions about issues when upgrading from iPhoto ’09 to iPhoto ’11,” Seth Weintraub reports for 9 to 5 Mac.

“Specifically, some people are losing some or all of their photo libraries when upgrading,” Weintraub reports. “Also, iPhoto ’11 drops support for older AppleTVs as well as photo calendars.”

Weintraub reports, “Back up your photos and videos before doing the $49 iLife ’11 update.”

Full article, with a possible solution for some issues, here.

MacDailyNews Take: As always, back up your data before updating anything.

64 Comments

  1. Not impressed with this iLife upgrade… The audio stuff in iMovie was a VERY welcome addition, but all the trailer templates are just weird – I wanted a more pro-capable iMovie, not fun, goofy templates for the family vacation. iPhoto upgrade was just a MEH (again, mostly more ways to sell us products), and ZERO upgrade for the only website/blog maker Apple produces (iWeb) is truly pathetic.

    Reality distortion field officially de-activated — I can see iLife for what it is and I’m disappointed.

  2. Not impressed with this iLife upgrade… The audio stuff in iMovie was a VERY welcome addition, but all the trailer templates are just weird – I wanted a more pro-capable iMovie, not fun, goofy templates for the family vacation. iPhoto upgrade was just a MEH (again, mostly more ways to sell us products), and ZERO upgrade for the only website/blog maker Apple produces (iWeb) is truly pathetic.

    Reality distortion field officially de-activated — I can see iLife for what it is and I’m disappointed.

  3. I don’t even think about backups any more thanks to Time Machine. And in case of fire or theft, I image my Time Capsule every couple weeks on a drive that I keep in my safe deposit box.

  4. I don’t even think about backups any more thanks to Time Machine. And in case of fire or theft, I image my Time Capsule every couple weeks on a drive that I keep in my safe deposit box.

  5. You have to be careful with iTunes too. One upgrade lost me loads of my old 78s – all from rare shellac – pre-copyright 1920s! – luckily I still had everything on MDs and other drives… Now I never trust iTunes. It has its own mind.

  6. You have to be careful with iTunes too. One upgrade lost me loads of my old 78s – all from rare shellac – pre-copyright 1920s! – luckily I still had everything on MDs and other drives… Now I never trust iTunes. It has its own mind.

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