Apple Announces Aperture 1.5

Apple held their Photokina Media Event today and announced Aperture 1.5.

Aperture 1.5 provides more iLife integration, plug-in support for Internet services, and advanced library and editing features. The new features are summarized on this page. Improvements include:

Flexible Library Manangement
iLife '06 and iWork '06 Integration
Export Metadata Automatically
Advanced Color Controls
Edge Sharpen
Speed Metadata Entry with Presets
Improved Loupe
iPod Sync
and more...

It is a free update to existing Aperture owners and should be available later this week. Apple's website has been updated to reflect the new version.