Aperture Update 3.1

I’ll post my thoughts on the “Back to the Mac” event soon, but I just wanted to get this info about Aperture out there.

Apple has updated Aperture to version 3.1. Here are the software update notes:

This update improves overall stability and performance, and addresses compatibility with iLife ’11. It also includes a number of specific fixes in the following areas:

  • Performance when opening large libraries
  • Performance when exporting heavily-adjusted images
  • Importing iPhoto Libraries
  • Relinking to referenced images after importing an iPhoto Library
  • Importing photos and videos from iPhone or iPad
  • Upgrading libraries with images containing Spot & Patch adjustments
  • Duplicate detection of audio and video files
  • Face detection on RAW+JPEG pairs
  • Rendering of thumbnails used in Faces view
  • Rendering of images scaled to below 100% in Viewer
  • Image quality on straightened images
  • Applying Red Eye correction
  • Rendering thumbnails when reprocessing masters
  • Searching libraries containing a large number of keywords
  • Applying photos to GPS track paths
  • Export of GPS data when using Export Metadata command
  • Handling of color profiles in Print dialog when using Loupe
  • Applying and removing slideshow Photo Effects
  • Slideshows containing video clips
  • Tethered capture
  • Library database reliability
  • Library repair
  • Updating vaults

The update is recommended for all users of Aperture 3.

For detailed information on this update, please visit this website:http://support.apple.com/kb/TS2518

I’m downloading now. TONNES of great updates. I’ll update this post with my thoughts after testing it out a bit over the weekend.

Check Software Update for the download.

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