If you have Aperture 3 installed, check Software Update. Apple has released a small update for the program, which addresses problems where HD video clips played during slideshows were becoming unsynchronized with the accompanying audio track after performing trimming functions on the clip.… Read more
Apple has recently updated a few knowledge base articles that address problems with running Aperture 3, addressing low power on USB devices, Boot Camp 3.0 upgrade problems, and keyboard shortcuts for various power options.… Read more
Apple has released a small update to their Pro application support, which addresses problems with memory leaks, odd scrolling behavior, and misplaced interface element.… Read more
MacFixIt Answers is a feature from MacFixIt in which we answer questions e-mailed to us by our readers. We have been getting many questions from our readers, and we hope to share our correspondence so everyone may benefit from and contribute to them. This week we have questions about application names being announced on launch, managing the boot chime volume, and properly implementing Web exports from iPhoto and Aperture.… Read more
Mac users looking for more raw image support in Aperture 3 and iPhoto '09 just got close to a dozen new cameras added via a 7.2 MB update that went out late Thursday afternoon. It adds raw support for these cameras:Hasselblad H3DII-50 Leica M9 Leica X1 Olympus E-P1 Olympus E-P2 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 Pentax K-7 Pentax K-x Sony Alpha DSLR-A500 Sony Alpha DSLR-A550 Sony Alpha DSLR-A850
Apple has released version 3.0.1 of Aperture, only recently after the initial 3.0 version was released. This update improves on a number of features in Aperture 3.0, including importing and upgrading libraries from previous versions of Aperture and iPhoto.… Read more
Apple got a lot of things right in iPhoto '09, and in the latest version of its higher-end, $200 Aperture software it's tried to replicate that same success. But did it work?
The short answer is yes. What might be more surprising to an iPhoto user is how similarly easy to use these features are in Aperture, despite being far more powerful.
Some of the carryovers include facial recognition, geotagging, and integration with third-party sites like Flickr, Facebook, and the company's MobileMe subscription service. Out of that bunch, facial recognition and geotagging are likely to be the most familiar. Where things get interesting are the extra features Apple has added to both of these, and a handful of other tools that can be found within iPhoto. Read on to get the details.… Read more
Apple has updated a few knowledge base articles that address problems with the Aperture 3 update, disc-burning issues with iDVD, reinstalling the Server Diagnostics utilities on the Mac Mini server, and managing noises in newer iMac models.… Read more
Alongside Aperture 3, Apple also updated its software for handling a range of raw photo formats this week with support for two out of three of Panasonic's Micro Four Thirds compact cameras and some other models.