Resolution for error “you have made changes to your photo library using a newer version of iphoto”

iPhoto used on mac system is truly a relying application so far proper as well as safe management of photo in its library folder is concerned. Still, it may sound bitter, but is true is that error do come in the way of accessing the library post which it is found to be corrupt after displaying different error messages. These are generally encountered post upgradation of iLife suite of iphoto application. These mostly relate to permissions and once that is repaired the resolution of the issue is made itself and it is possible to continue with proper accessibility of the photos from the library and perform other relative actions.

Apart from that, in spite of almost no changes made to the drive or a failed hard drive being replaced with a new installation and so on may create differences with usual functionality of iphoto and conditions as such prevent iphoto from opening and may throw number of erroneous messages,

The iphoto library needs to be upgraded to work with this version of iPhoto. Your photo library will not be readable by previous versions of iphoto after the upgrade. The upgrade process may take several minutes depending on the number of photos in the library. Cancel or upgrade.

You can’t open your current photo library using this version of iphoto. You have made changes to you photo library using a newer version of iphoto. Quit and use latest iphoto version.

The very issue is most likely to take place on account of corruption of iphoto photo database preventing it from performing and opening as well. To fix the very issue repairing permission and rebuilding the library upon a backup being made helps a lot, for which command and option key is to be held together while iphoto launches.




Next it is required choosing the option –‘rebuild the iphoto library database from automatic backup’ and the process continued.

If this works and your iphoto launches and continue working properly further workouts is not required. if not the disk is to be verified with disk utility and fixed , which also includes checking for the disk permission , which follows as-

Applications -> Utilities -> Disk Utility and then the hard drive is to be selected and then choose repair permission in order to resolve the error.

You may also try using the very utility with verify disk option or repairing the OS X installation, though you may find the issue left unresolved as such it is required repairing iphoto library to fix error ‘you have made changes to your photo library using a newer version of iphoto.

iPhoto library recovery software thoroughly scans and analyses the issues acknowledged and take corrective action to fix it thereby allowing users to readily access the library photo.