Photography: What's New in Aperture 3.3 and iPhoto in Version 9.3
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What's New in Aperture 3.3
- New unified photo library for both iPhoto (v 9.3 or later) and Aperture; no import/export required; Faces, Places, slideshows, albums and web sharing work across both applications
- Support for AVCHD video has been added
- Aperture now lets you use camera-generated previews for faster browsing of RAW files immediately after import
- Highlights & Shadows tool has been updated to deliver higher-quality results and work with extended range data
- A new Auto Enhance button has been added to the Adjustments panel
- White Balance tool now includes Skin Tone and Natural Gray modes to simplify color balance
- Auto button has been added to the White Balance tool for one-click color balancing
- Set Desktop command has been added to Share menu so you can set a desktop background from within Aperture
- A new Manual option allows you to drag and drop projects to customize sort order in the Projects view
- New preference allows you to set the background brightness of the full screen browser
- Facebook, Flickr, and MobileMe albums are now displayed as thumbnails in the main window when accounts are selected in the source list
- Minor terminology changes, including "Original" instead of "Master" and "Info" instead of "Metadata"
- Source list includes a new "Recent" section, showing Last Import and recently-viewed projects
- Raw Fine Tuning is no longer displayed in the Adjustments panel by default
- Faces can now be named by dragging them from the Unnamed Faces browser to existing snapshots on the corkboard
- The Faces corkboard now includes a menu that allows you to set the order of face snapshots
- Newly designed monochrome source list and toolbar icons
- Addresses numerous issues related to overall performance and stability
The update is recommended for all users of Aperture 3.
What's New in Version 9.3
• iPhoto can now open libraries from Aperture 3.3 or later
• AVCHD video is now supported
• The Description field now automatically expands as needed when entering text
• You can now flag a photo in Magnify (1-up) view by clicking a Flag icon displayed in the upper left corner of the photo
• Keywords and titles are now preserved when exporting files with embedded GPS location data
• A new Export option allows you to automatically organize exported photos into subfolders by event
The update is recommended for all users of iPhoto '11.