Apple Releases Aperture 3.0.1

Apple today released Aperture 3.0.1, addressing several issues with the latest version of its professional photo editing and management application released earlier this month.

This update improves overall stability and addresses a number of issues in Aperture 3, including:

- Upgrading libraries from earlier versions of Aperture
- Importing libraries from iPhoto
- Importing photos directly from a camera
- Memory usage when processing heavily-retouched photos
- Face recognition processing
- Adding undetected faces using the Add Missing Face button
- Printing pages containing multiple images
- Printing photos and contact sheets with borders and metadata
- Editing photos using an external editor
- Display of images with Definition and Straighten adjustments applied
- Zooming photos in the Viewer and in the Loupe using keyboard shortcuts
- Accessing Aperture libraries on a network volume Selecting and moving pins on the Places map
- Adding and editing custom locations using the Manage My Places window
- Switching between masters when working with RAW+JPEG pairs.

Full release notes for the update, which weighs in at 29.41 MB and requires Aperture 3 and Mac OS X 10.5.8 or 10.6.2, are also available.