Aperture 3 - Technical Specifications

Aperture 3 - Technical Specifications

System Requirements

Minimum

One of the following Intel-based Mac computers with Intel Core 2 Duo, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7, or Xeon processor:

  • Mac Pro
  • MacBook Pro
  • MacBook
  • MacBook Air
  • iMac
  • Mac mini

Operating system:

  • Mac OS X v10.9 (or later)

Memory:

  • 2GB of RAM
  • 4GB of RAM required for Mac Pro

Other requirements:

  • 1GB of disk space for application and documentation

Recommended

  • Mac computer with an Intel i3 processor (or faster)
  • 4GB of RAM
  • Mac OS X v10.9 (or later)

File Formats

Native RAW import and editing of images from leading digital cameras and camera backs (See RAW support page for model listing.)

  • .ARW, .CR2, .CRW, .MOS, .NEF, .RAF, .RAW, .SRW, .TIF, .OLY, .FFF, .3FR, .DNG1

Compatible with all major still image formats

  • JPEG, GIF, TIFF, PNG, PDF, PSD2

Input/Output

  • Import images directly from cameras and storage devices
    • CompactFlash I, II, and Microdrive
    • Memory Stick and Memory Stick Duo
    • Secure Digital, MultiMedia, and SmartMedia cards
    • xD Picture cards
  • Import from multiple cards simultaneously
  • Drag files in from any volume (preserves Finder folder hierarchy)
  • Browse and import directly from iPhoto library
  • Capture images directly from tethered Nikon or Canon cameras3

Wide Support for RAW Formats from Leading Cameras

Aperture 3 supports the RAW formats from more than 150 digital cameras and camera backs. Aperture also lets you work with most DNG files.4 Shoot JPEG? Using Aperture, you can import JPEG images from virtually all digital cameras.

Canon

  • EOS 1D
  • EOS 1D Mark II
  • EOS 1D Mark IIN
  • EOS 1D Mark III
  • EOS 1Ds
  • EOS 1Ds Mark II
  • EOS 1Ds Mark III*
  • EOS 1D Mark IV*
  • EOS-1D C***
  • EOS-1D X**
  • EOS 5D
  • EOS 5D Mark II*
  • EOS 5D Mark III**
  • EOS 5DS R****
  • EOS 5DS****
  • EOS 6D***
  • EOS 7D
  • EOS 7D Mark II****
  • EOS 10D
  • EOS 20D
  • EOS 30D
  • EOS 40D
  • EOS 50D*
  • EOS 60D**
  • EOS 70D***
  • EOS 500D*
  • EOS D30
  • EOS D60
  • EOS Digital Rebel XS/Kiss Digital F2/1000D*
  • EOS Digital Rebel/Kiss Digital/300D
  • EOS Digital Rebel XT/Kiss Digital N/350D
  • EOS Digital Rebel XTi/Kiss Digital X/400D
  • EOS Digital Rebel XSi/Kiss Digital X2/450D
  • EOS Kiss Digital X3*
  • EOS Rebel SL1 / 100D / Kiss X7***
  • EOS Rebel T1i*
  • EOS Rebel T2i EF-S / 550D / Kiss X4**
  • EOS Rebel T3 / 1100D / Kiss X50**
  • EOS Rebel T3i / 600D / Kiss X5**
  • EOS Rebel T4i / 650D / Kiss X6i**
  • EOS Rebel T5i / 700D / Kiss X7i***
  • EOS Rebel T5 / 1200D / Kiss X70***
  • EOS Rebel T6i / 750D / Kiss X8i****
  • EOS Rebel T6s / 760D / Kiss 8000D****
  • EOS M***
  • EOS M2***
  • EOS M3****
  • EOS M10****
  • PowerShot G3 X****
  • PowerShot G5
  • PowerShot G5 X****
  • PowerShot G6
  • PowerShot G7 X****
  • PowerShot G9*
  • PowerShot G9 X****
  • PowerShot G10*
  • PowerShot G11*
  • PowerShot G12**
  • PowerShot G15***
  • PowerShot G16***
  • PowerShot G1 X**
  • PowerShot G1 X Mark II***
  • PowerShot Pro 1
  • PowerShot S60
  • PowerShot S70
  • PowerShot S90**
  • PowerShot S95**
  • PowerShot S100**
  • PowerShot S110***
  • PowerShot S120***
  • PowerShot SX1 IS**
  • PowerShot SX50 HS***
  • PowerShot SX60 HS****
  • sRAW**
  • mRAW**

DxO

  • DxO One****

Epson

  • R-D1
  • R-D1x*

Fujifilm

  • FinePix S2 Pro
  • FinePix S3 Pro
  • FinePix S5 Pro
  • FinePix X100**
  • X-A2****
  • X-Pro1***
  • X-A1***
  • X-E1***
  • X-E2***
  • X-E2S****
  • X-M1***
  • X-T1***
  • X-T10****
  • XQ1****
  • XQ2****
  • X20***
  • X30****
  • X70****
  • X100S***
  • X100T****

Hasselblad

  • CF-22*
  • CF-39*
  • CFV-16*
  • H3D-31*
  • H3D-31II*
  • H3DII-50**
  • H4D-40**
  • Hasselblad CFV-50c****
  • Hasselblad H5D-50c****
  • Lunar***

Kodak

  • DCS Pro SLR/n*

Konica Minolta

  • DiMAGE A1
  • DiMAGE A2
  • DiMAGE A200**
  • Maxxum 5D
  • Maxxum 7D

Leaf

  • AFi 5
  • AFi 6
  • AFi 7
  • AFi-II 6*
  • AFi-II 7*
  • Aptus 17
  • Aptus 22
  • Aptus 54S*
  • Aptus 65
  • Aptus 65S*
  • Aptus 75
  • Aptus 75S*
  • Aptus-II 6*
  • Aptus-II 7*
  • Valeo 22
  • Valeo 17
  • Valeo 11

Leica

  • Digilux 2
  • Digilux 3
  • C (Typ 112)****
  • M***
  • M8
  • M8.2*
  • M9**
  • M Monochrom***
  • M Monochrom (Typ 246)****
  • S2**
  • X1**
  • D-LUX 2
  • D-LUX 3
  • D-LUX 4**
  • D-Lux 5**
  • D-Lux 6***
  • D-Lux (Typ 109)****
  • Q (Typ 116)****
  • S (Typ 007)****
  • SL (Typ 601)****
  • V-LUX 1
  • V-Lux 2**
  • V-Lux 4***
  • V-Lux (Typ 114)****
  • X2***
  • X-U (Typ 113)****
  • X (Typ 113)****
  • X Vario (Typ 107)****

Nikon

  • 1 AW1***
  • 1 J5****
  • 1 S2****
  • 1 V3***
  • D1
  • D1X
  • D1H
  • D2H
  • D2Hs
  • D2X
  • D2Xs
  • D3*
  • D3s*
  • D3X*
  • D4**
  • D4S***
  • D5****
  • D40
  • D40x
  • D50
  • D60*
  • D70
  • D70s
  • D80
  • D90*
  • D100
  • D200
  • D300*
  • D300s
  • D500****
  • D600***
  • D610***
  • D700*
  • D750****
  • D800**
  • D800E**
  • D810***
  • D810A****
  • D3000
  • D3100**
  • D3200**
  • D3300***
  • D5000*
  • D5100**
  • D5200***
  • D5300***
  • D5500****
  • D7000**
  • D7100***
  • D7200****
  • Df***
  • COOLPIX 8800
  • COOLPIX 8700
  • COOLPIX 8400
  • COOLPIX P6000
  • COOLPIX A***
  • COOLPIX P330***
  • COOLPIX P340***
  • COOLPIX P7000**
  • COOLPIX P7100**
  • COOLPIX P7700***
  • COOLPIX P7800***
  • Nikon 1 J1**
  • Nikon 1 J2***
  • Nikon 1 J3***
  • Nikon 1 J4****
  • Nikon 1 S1***
  • Nikon 1 V1**
  • Nikon 1 V2***

Olympus

  • E-1
  • E-3*
  • E-5**
  • E-30*
  • E-450**
  • E-600**
  • E-620**
  • E-P1**
  • E-P2**
  • E-P3**
  • E-PL1**
  • E-PL2**
  • EVOLT E-300
  • EVOLT E-330
  • EVOLT E-400
  • EVOLT E-410
  • EVOLT E-420*
  • EVOLT E-500
  • EVOLT E-510
  • EVOLT E-520*
  • C-8080 Wide Zoom
  • C-7070
  • C-7000
  • OM-D E-M1***
  • OM-D E-M5**
  • OM-D E-M5 Mark II****
  • OM-D E-M10***
  • OM-D E-M10 Mark II****
  • PEN E-P5***
  • PEN E-PL1s**
  • PEN E-PL3**
  • PEN E-PL5***
  • PEN E-PM1**
  • PEN E-PM2***
  • PEN Lite E-PL6***
  • PEN Lite E-PL7****
  • SP-570 UZ*
  • STYLUS 1***
  • STYLUS SH-2****
  • STYLUS TG-4 Tough****
  • STYLUS XZ-2***
  • XZ-1**

Panasonic

  • DMC-LC1
  • LUMIX CM1****
  • LUMIX DMC-FZ50
  • LUMIX DMC-FZ70****
  • LUMIX DMC-FZ72****
  • LUMIX DMC-FZ100**
  • LUMIX DMC-FZ150**
  • LUMIX DMC-FZ200***
  • LUMIX DMC-FZ300 / DMC-FZ330****
  • LUMIX DMC-FZ1000***
  • LUMIX DMC-G1**
  • LUMIX DMC-G2**
  • LUMIX DMC-G3**
  • LUMIX DMC-G5***
  • LUMIX DMC-G6***
  • LUMIX DMC-G7****
  • LUMIX DMC-G10**
  • LUMIX DMC-GF1**
  • LUMIX DMC-GF2**
  • LUMIX DMC-GF3**
  • LUMIX DMC-GF5**
  • LUMIX DMC-GF6***
  • LUMIX DMC-GF7****
  • LUMIX DMC-GH1**
  • LUMIX DMC-GH2**
  • LUMIX DMC-GH3***
  • LUMIX DMC-GH4***
  • LUMIX DMC-GM5****
  • LUMIX DMC-GM1***
  • LUMIX DMC-GX1**
  • LUMIX DMC-GX8****
  • LUMIX DMC-FZ35**
  • LUMIX DMC-FZ38**
  • LUMIX DMC-L1
  • LUMIX DMC-LX1
  • LUMIX DMC-LX100****
  • LUMIX DMC-LX2
  • LUMIX DMC-LX3**
  • LUMIX DMC-LX5**
  • LUMIX DMC-LX7***
  • LUMIX DMC-TZ60****
  • LUMIX DMC-TZ61****
  • LUMIX DMC-TZ70****
  • LUMIX DMC-TZ71****
  • LUMIX DMC-ZS40****
  • LUMIX DMC-ZS50****
  • LUMIX DMC-ZS60 / DMC-TZ80****

Pentax

  • 645D***
  • 645Z****
  • *ist D
  • *ist DL
  • *ist DL2*
  • *ist DS
  • *ist DS2*
  • K-r**
  • K-x**
  • K-3***
  • K-3 II****
  • K-5**
  • K-5 II***
  • K-5 IIs***
  • K-7**
  • K-30***
  • K-S1****
  • K-S2****
  • K10D
  • K20D
  • K100D
  • K100D Super*
  • K110D
  • K200D
  • K2000/K-m*
  • MX-1****
  • Pentax Q***

Samsung

  • GX-1L
  • GX-1S**
  • GX-10*
  • GX-20*
  • NX10**
  • NX11**
  • NX100**
  • NX200**

Sony

  • A7R Mark II****
  • Alpha 7***
  • Alpha 7R***
  • Alpha DSLR-A230**
  • Alpha DSLR-A330**
  • Alpha DSLR-A380**
  • Alpha DSLR-A390**
  • Alpha DSLR-A450**
  • Alpha DSLR-A500**
  • Alpha DSLR-A550**
  • Alpha DSLR-A850**
  • Alpha ILCE-3000***
  • Alpha ILCE-7S***
  • Alpha ILCE-7S II****
  • Alpha ILCE-5000***
  • Alpha ILCE-5100****
  • Alpha ILCE-6000***
  • Alpha ILCE-6300****
  • Alpha ILCE-7M2****
  • Alpha NEX-3**
  • Alpha NEX-5**
  • Alpha NEX-C3**
  • Alpha NEX-3N***
  • Alpha NEX-5N**
  • Alpha NEX-5R***
  • Alpha NEX-5T***
  • Alpha NEX-6***
  • Alpha NEX-7**
  • Alpha NEX-F3***
  • Alpha SLT-A37**
  • Alpha SLT-A57**
  • Alpha SLT-A58***
  • Alpha SLT-A65**
  • Alpha SLT-A68****
  • Alpha SLT-A77**
  • Alpha SLT-A77 II***
  • Alpha SLT-A99***
  • Cyber-shot DSC-RX100***
  • Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II***
  • Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III***
  • Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R***
  • Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II****
  • Cyber-shot DSC-RX10***
  • DSC-F828
  • DSC-R1*
  • DSC-RX1***
  • DSC-V3
  • DSLR-A100
  • DSLR-A200*
  • DSLR-A290**
  • DSLR-A300*
  • DSLR-A350*
  • DSLR-A560**
  • DSLR-A580**
  • DSLR-A700*
  • DSLR-A900*
  • NEX-VG20**
  • RX10 Mark II****
  • RX100 Mark IV****
  • SLT-A33**
  • SLT-A35**
  • SLT-A55**

  1. DNG files must be generated by the Adobe DNG Converter with the “Convert to Linear Image” option turned off.
  2. Aperture maintains but does not display layer and alpha channel information in PSD files.
  3. Tethering requires compliance with standard protocols that are not supported by all camera models.
  4. Aperture works with most DNG files generated from cameras that support this format and with DNG files generated by the Adobe DNG Converter with the “Convert to Linear Image” option turned off.

RAW Support Requirements

Aperture 1.5 or later with Mac OS X v10.4.11 Tiger or Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard or later.

* Requires Aperture 2 or later with Mac OS X v10.4.11 Tiger or Mac OS X v10.5.2 Leopard or later.
** Requires Aperture 3 or later.
*** Requires Aperture 3.4 or later.
**** Requires OS X Yosemite and Photos or other supported imaging applications.
***** Nikon RAW L format only.