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Aperture – Updated

Apple have just pushed through the latest update to Aperture for Mac. This is version 3.4.2 and includes a host of improvements, check out What’s New below. This is a free update, if you have previously downloaded this app. If not, you can download it here. It retails for $79.99/£54.99.


What’s New?



• Photos received via My Photo Stream or shared streams can now be added directly to other shared streams
• Multiple email addresses can now be copied and pasted in the “Shared with” field for shared streams
• When more than five subscribers “Like” a photo in a shared stream, all their names are now displayed correctly
• The Info panel for a shared stream now includes an Unsubscribe button
• The status line in the toolstrip now displays the number of new photos added to a shared stream
• Faces are now properly detected on photos imported into a library from a shared stream
• Adjusted photos added to shared streams are now published with EXIF metadata properly preserved
• Addresses the reliability of Shared Photo Streams when switching between iPhoto and Aperture with the same library
• Custom keyboard shortcuts are now properly preserved when upgrading from earlier versions of Aperture
• Double-clicking a photo in Viewer-Only mode now correctly toggles to the Browser view
• Addresses a problem that could prevent the Viewer from displaying images with correct color after Auto White Balance and Auto Enhance are applied
• Addresses an issue that could cause JPEGs exported with a custom ICC profile to render incorrectly
• A dialog now displays progress when deleting large numbers of photos using the Empty Aperture Trash command
• Fixes a problem that could cause duplicate detection on import to fail when the “Auto-Split Projects” option is enabled
• RAW files are no longer displayed in the Import window when the “JPEG files only” option is enabled
• Key photos made from panoramic images are now displayed at high resolution
• Addresses a problem that could cause the Info panel in the Inspector to display the wrong metadata view
• Fixes an issue that could prevent Microsoft Outlook from being used to email photos from within Aperture
• Improves stability when working with AVCHD video files
• Fixes a problem with using the Zoom navigator on a second display
• Addresses issues that could cause web journals to export incorrectly
• Includes stability improvements

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