Apple releases iPhoto 9.5 update

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Date: Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013, 23:45
Category: News, Software

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Pretty much everything got an update today, iPhoto being part of that “everything”.

On Tuesday, Apple released its iPhoto 9.5 update. The update, a 1.15 gigabyte download from the Mac App Store, adds the following fixes and changes:
– 64-bit support.

– The Places feature now uses Apple maps to display photo locations.

– Adds support for iCloud Photo Sharing, including the ability to post videos to shared photo streams and the ability to have multiple subscribers contribute to a shared stream.

– Adds support for iOS 7 camera filters applied to photos imported from iOS devices.

– Includes a new, streamlined interface for printing.

– Replaces the Create menu with an updated Share menu providing access to all sharing options, including print products such as books, cards and calendars.

– Fixes an issue that could cause iPhoto to quit unexpectedly when sharing an edited photo from a MacBook Pro with Retina display.

– Addresses an issue that could cause iPhoto to show incorrect file type and size information for imported TIFF and PSD files.

– Comment sheet now appears correctly when sharing multiple photos to a new or existing photo stream.

– Fixes an issue that caused photos with specific color profiles to display incorrectly on iOS devices after being shared via iCloud.

– Captions instead of version names are now synced between iPhoto and Facebook for newly-created albums.

– Privacy settings can now be managed when sharing photos from iPhoto to a Facebook Timeline.

– Videos up to three minutes long can now be shared to Flickr.

– Addresses an issue that could cause photos synced to iPhoto from Flickr to appear rotated incorrectly.

– Fixes an issue that could cause photos synced to iPhoto from Facebook or Flickr to be duplicated and reposted.

– URLs in the photo comments field can now be clicked to open the corresponding links.

– Improves reliability when working with custom locations in the Places feature.

– Improves reliability when copying and pasting photos to a new event.

– When a single photo is selected in an album, clicking the Trash button in the contextual menu now removes the photo from the album rather than from the library.

– Includes stability and performance improvements.

iPhoto 9.4.3 retails for US$14.99 requires an Intel-based Mac running Mac OS X 10.9 or later to install and run.

If you’ve tried the update and noticed any changes, please let us know.

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