Apple today updated both of its photo editing and management platforms. Aperture has been updated to version 3.4.4 while iPhoto has been updated to version 9.4.3. The updates contain several bug fixes and stability improvements and can be downloaded via the Mac App Store or Software Update.

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Aperture 3.4.4:

-Addresses an issue that could cause Aperture to quit unexpectedly during image import
-Nikon P7700 RAW images are now displayed correctly in the Import window
-Thumbnails with version names longer than 250 characters are now displayed correctly
-Fixes an issue that could cause multiple warning dialogs to appear when web albums are synced after waking from sleep
-Addresses an issue that could cause Aperture to quit unexpectedly when uploading photos to Photo Stream
-Shared Photo Stream invitation lists now scroll correctly
-Includes stability and performance improvements

iPhoto 9.4.3:

-Photos can now be deleted from My Photo Stream by dragging to the Trash
-Photos can now be exported from Photo Stream using the Export command in the File menu
-RAW images manually imported from My Photo Stream are now editable
-Fixes a bug that could cause manually-rotated photos to appear unrotated when shared to Photo Stream
-Addresses an issue that could cause iPhoto to quit unexpectedly while syncing to Facebook
-Resolves an issue that could cause calendar text to appear at the wrong font size, resulting in order cancellation
-Fixes an issue that could cause books to have an incorrect number of pages after rearranging two-page spreads
-Includes stability improvements

Aperture is available for $79.99 on the Mac App Store. [Direct Link]

iPhoto is available for $14.99 on the Mac App Store. [Direct Link]

Top Rated Comments

cambox Avatar
104 months ago
If Apple are indeed going to continue with their own software they need to make a statement to that fact. No one can believe that Apple are now serious about their software, the writings on the wall and its about time people woke up to this.

Apple make hardware and their own OS to service THEIR hardware, they did make software but are obviously making an exit from this. A few have said that software companies obviously make more updates and versions as they are software companies only.. Exactly! Apple did make some fab software but its old and flaky and not current. Do you want the list?

Wake up and make provision to move libraries of data as you will be left using outdated software and in some cases hardware (Mac Pro). I love apple but enough is enough.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
zedsdead Avatar
104 months ago
Apples mac apps are all in serious need of updates.

Namely, iWork, Aperture, and Logic.

People still use their Macs for professional use.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
John.B Avatar
104 months ago
Aperture 3 was released three years ago, Apple. Three. Years. Ago.

All Aperture 4 would need to implement to clean Adobe's Lightroom clock would be to add proper built-in layers support (God knows Adobe won't cannibalize Photoshop sales by adding it to Lightroom). But instead Apple puts out yet-another point release with a few performance enhancements.

Edit: For everyone complaining about Raw support for their favorite camera, Apple publishes Camera Raw updates separately from iPhoto and Aperture updates -- which is the one thing they seem to be doing right vs. Adobe Lightroom.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Razeus Avatar
104 months ago
Let me rephrase, when was the last time Apple released an Aperture update and a raw support update on the same day?

Now you're just reaching for an argument. :rolleyes:
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Jacquesvw Avatar
104 months ago
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Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
JohnDoe98 Avatar
104 months ago
When is Apple going to support delta updates for its own Apps? Having to download a 1.12GB file for 8 minor fixes to iPhoto is ridiculous.

My iPhoto update was 177mbs. Wonder why urs was 1.12gb...
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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