Thank you for your help.
I started a case number with Phase One and they replied:
I am sorry to hear that you are having such issues. We have seen an occasional conflict between the new Media Pro preference settings and the older Expression Media 2 preferences.
What usually helps in such situations is to delete the following files from your user account Library/Preferences folder
Then delete the Media Pro application from your Application folder and download the Media Pro from our website (or open the DMG if you still have it downloaded) and install it into Applications again.
Please make sure that Expression Media 2 is not running and then launch Media Pro.
I hope this will provide an acceptable solution to the problem. If not, please let us know and we will try to find another way how to satisfy your needs.
With kind regards,
Phase One Technical Support
I did as they suggested and Media Pro still does not launch.
I am okay with Expression 2, just out $59 for the upgrade, at some point in the near future I imagine they will solve the problem with an update and then I can address the main issue they claimed to have fixed, the database size.
iView and Expression are both limited to 128,000 items and 2 gigabyte catalog size. Back in the iView days I sent several emails requesting the ability to build a bigger database, one big catalog going back to day one of digital, one long scroll through a decade of time, how sweet is that.
Phase One claims to have lifted the limit, please I want to build that catalog, I want to scroll that roll.
Any suggestions will be appreciated and tested.