Date: Thursday, July 14th, 2011, 04:56
Category: News, Software
Early Thursday, Apple released version 3.1.3 of Aperture, its pro-grade image editing application. The new version, a 292 megabyte download, offers the following fixes and changes:
- Improves reliability and performance when syncing web-published albums.
- Slideshow exports are now handled as a background operation.
- Crop tool now correctly supports use of gestures to define crop size.
- Gesture support can now be enabled or disabled in Preferences.
- Fixes an issue that could cause a blank sheet to display when placing a book or print order.
- Published MobileMe, Facebook and Flickr albums now appear in a Web section in the Projects Inspector.
- Shift-clicking snapshots on the Faces corkboard now allows you to make contiguous selections.
- Metadata presets are now correctly applied to imported audio files.
- Fixes an issue that could cause Aperture to quit unexpectedly when trimming audio in full screen mode.
- Resolves various issues when adding names to Faces using accented, Japanese, Korean or Simplified Chinese characters.
- Improves stability when browsing video clips.
- Addresses reliability of library repair and rebuild.
Aperture retails for US$199 and requires an Intel-based Mac running Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later to install and run.
If you’re tried the new version and have any feedback, let us know via the comments.