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iPhoto for iOS, Updates for iMovie and Garageband Go Live on App Store

Earlier today, Apple announced iPhoto for the iPad and iPhone, saying it would launch today. Keeping to its word, iPhoto is now available for purchase. [Direct Link]

Additionally, updates to iMovie and GarageBand are now live as well.
With iPhoto for iOS, Apple brings Multi-Touch to photography in a breakthrough way. Browse, edit, and share your photos from your iPad or iPhone, like never before – all the powerful tools you need are at your fingertips. And with iCloud, you can share your experiences as stunning photo journals.

Use simple gestures to quickly sort through photos and find your best shots. A powerful set of Multi-Touch tools helps you perfect color and exposure, crop, straighten, and retouch images. Enhance pictures by adding beautiful, Apple-designed effects with just a tap. Or use fingertip brushes to apply adjustments exactly where you want them. In addition to posting photos to Facebook, Flickr, and Twitter, you can beam photos between your iPhone and iPad, stream photos and slideshows to your Apple TV with AirPlay, and use iCloud to publish photo journals to the web to share your stories with friends and family in a whole new way.

iPhoto is a universal app available for $4.99 on the App Store. [Direct Link]

iMovie is a universal app available for $4.99 on the App Store, and is a free upgrade for current owners. [Direct Link]

GarageBand is a universal app available for $4.99 on the App Store, and is a free upgrade for current owners. [Direct Link]

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35 months ago

My question is...with the iPad 3....will you FINALLY be able to transfer HD 1080p video shot with a canon dslr like the T3i to the ipad via the Apple cam kit....and then BE ABLE TO EDIT THAT VIDEO IN IMOVIE?!!!! Lol

Thats all i wanna know. Love my ipad 1st gen....but skipped the ipad 2nd gen cause it couldnt do this. I am a photographer/videographer/blogger who travels alot, and I LOVE the form factor of the ipad and all it does.

But this is the one sticking point for me. I know there will always be things a laptop or desktop can do that an ipad isnt meant for....however...Tim Cook keeps stressing about a "Post PC world"....and this is a real world application. People shoot high quality video with dslrs and would like to edit that video while on the road. It seems like the umbilical cord has been cut btwn the ios devices and computers with the icloud and syncing....but not being able to load and edit video directly onto your ipad keeps the device stuck in the umbilical cord days. I find it very annoying.

The new retina display and faster speed make it the perfect device to edit videos while on the road.


You can do this, they updated iMovie a few months ago to support this.
Rating: 12 Votes
35 months ago
Dumb question:

Can this iPhoto somehow access iPhoto on your mac over WiFi or anything?
Rating: 10 Votes
35 months ago

Just a heads up, apparently you can't run iPhoto on the iPad 1:

"Requirements: Compatible with iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPad 2 Wi-Fi, and iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G.Requires iOS 5.1 or later."

Didn't want someone to buy it over the desktop iTunes and then find out after the fact.


Thank you for mentioning it. You just saved me wasting some money.

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This is bloody annoying. If you try to install it on an iPad 1st Gen it produces a pop-up stating that you need a front facing camera - Why /

Are we expected to believe that all the photos used in the Apple demo were taken on an iPad ? No, of course not - they were up loaded onto the iPad the same as the 1000's on mine, - so why can't I have use of the app ?


I'd say the "front facing camera" requirement is Apple-speak for "the iPad 1 is far too crippled in the RAM department for you to even think about running this app. But lol, as if we're just going to come right out and say that".
Rating: 10 Votes
35 months ago
Just a heads up, apparently you can't run iPhoto on the iPad 1:

"Requirements: Compatible with iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPad 2 Wi-Fi, and iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G.Requires iOS 5.1 or later."

Didn't want someone to buy it over the desktop iTunes and then find out after the fact.
Rating: 9 Votes
35 months ago
wouoldve been nice if iphoto replaced the stock photos app
Rating: 9 Votes
35 months ago

Just a heads up, apparently you can't run iPhoto on the iPad 1:

"Requirements: Compatible with iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPad 2 Wi-Fi, and iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G.Requires iOS 5.1 or later."

Didn't want someone to buy it over the desktop iTunes and then find out after the fact.


This is bloody annoying. If you try to install it on an iPad 1st Gen it produces a pop-up stating that you need a front facing camera - Why /

Are we expected to believe that all the photos used in the Apple demo were taken on an iPad ? No, of course not - they were up loaded onto the iPad the same as the 1000's on mine, - so why can't I have use of the app ?
Rating: 8 Votes
35 months ago

Dumb question:

Can this iPhoto somehow access iPhoto on your mac over WiFi or anything?



I too think this would be awesome.
A great way to rate/tag/edit photos while on the sofa and away from the iMac.
and have these photos reside/amended on the Main Library.

If you want to save locally on the iPad you can do that too.
Rating: 7 Votes
35 months ago

In the keynote, the guy showing iphoto for iPad, is he same (insert bad word here) who brought us "Final Cut PRO X"...

What I want to know is, if I download iPhoto for ipad, and i get the camera connection kit and start editing photo's on my ipad, will they transfer to Aperture and or iPhoto so I can edit them more?


He's Randy Ubillos. He certainly did bring you Final Cut Pro X. He also brought you the original Final Cut, and Adobe Premiere, and the new iMovie... He is a genius who somehow wrote most video editing software packages! If you edit videos with a computer, you have a lot to thank him for as he is a founding father of video editing on computers, even if you don't like one particular version of one particular piece of software that he wrote!
Rating: 7 Votes
35 months ago
When will Apple port Xcode?
Rating: 6 Votes
35 months ago

Dumb question:

Can this iPhoto somehow access iPhoto on your mac over WiFi or anything?


You know even after so many years, even after the widescale launch of iCloud, Apple has still not understood how to communicate b/w apps in real time. There's no way you can store the content of a more than 3-4 big albums on an iPad. You're going to run out of memory. There's got to be a way to just see, as in peek the contents of the app when connected on the same network. OK. Sorry for the rant. More like iTunes sharing. :wtf:
Rating: 6 Votes

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