Apple Posts Full List of Changes in Aperture 3.1.1 !

Those who’ve stumbled upon Apple’s Aperture 3.1.1 listing on support.apple.com/downloads should not be fooled by the rather short changelog posted by the Mac maker as a summary of the purpose of this new release.

 Apple Support document / technote header

Apple has done much more than address compatibility with the iLife Media Browser, improve reliability when upgrading existing Aperture libraries, and address issues with publishing photos to MobileMe, Facebook and Flickr, according to a separate Apple Support document titled “Aperture 3.1.1: Release notes.”

Labeled TS2518, the technical note in question was last updated December 9, 2010, and contains the full scoop on Apple’s Aperture 3.1.1 release, as well as details on previous updates to the professional photography solution available exclusively to Mac OS X users.


Apple notes that the Aperture 3.1.1 Update “improves overall stability and performance, and also includes [...] specific fixes.” These are dished out as follows:

iLife ’11 Compatibility
· Fixes an issue that could cause iMovie ’11 to stop responding while scanning the Aperture library for video clips.
· Addresses issues that prevented the Aperture library from appearing in the Media Browser of other applications.

Import
· Resolves an issue that could cause Aperture to quit unexpectedly when a camera was plugged in to your Mac.
· Fixes a issue that in rare cases, could cause image files to be deleted when dragging a folder containing both images and text files from the Finder into Aperture.
· Resolves an issue that could prevent images added to a library using the "Import Folders as Projects and Albums" option from being imported correctly.
· Addresses an issue that caused Aperture to quit unexpectedly if you cancelled an import when using the "Import Folders as Folders and Projects" option, and when the source folder contained one or more non-image files.
· Aperture no longer quits unexpectedly when importing an iPhoto library after having opened the import window with an iPad connected.

Upgrade
· Addresses an issue that could prevent the Aperture First Aid from opening correctly after upgrading a library from 3.0 to 3.1.
· Resolves an issue that could cause Aperture 3.1 to quit unexpectedly while upgrading an Aperture 3.0 library.

Adjustments
· The Noise Reduction adjustment brick now correctly displays Radius and Edge Detail sliders when applied using a Quick Brush.
· Fixes an issue that caused Adjustment Presets applied using a keyboard shortcut to reset existing adjustments on an image.
· Lift & Stamp HUD now correctly displays the word Brushing next to each listed adjustment that has been applied using a brush.

Web Publishing
· Aperture now correctly sets the "Photos Viewable by" setting for images published to your Flickr Photostream.
· Addresses an issue that could cause Aperture to stop responding when deleting a published web album from the source list.
· Aperture no longer uploads images to Flickr Pro accounts as Web Size when the Size setting in Aperture is Actual Size.
· Fixes an issue that could cause a MobileMe account to be removed from the Aperture source list if the account password was changed at www.me.com.

Slideshows
· Fixes an issue that could cause Aperture to quit unexpectedly when the "Fit Slideshow to Main Soundtrack" button was clicked.

Vaults
· Fixes an issue that could sometimes cause Aperture on a computer with Mac OS X v10.5.8 Leopard to stop responding while updating a vault stored on a network volume.
via[softpedia]

Download Aperture Update (Free):

Apple Aperture description:

Offers everything you need to work with images after a shoot, from organizing to publishing

You’ve taken a great shot. Now you’re ready to make it even better. Aperture gives you all the tools you need to turn your photography into so much more.

Featuring a RAW-focused workflow, Aperture makes RAW as easy as JPEG, letting you import, edit, catalog, organize, retouch, publish, and archive your images more effectively and efficiently than ever before.

Aperture offers everything you need for after the shoot, delivering the first all-in-one post-production tool for photographers. From capture to output, you work directly with your RAW files, never having to first convert them into another format before viewing, adjusting, organizing, or printing them.

And with the most powerful image processing in the world, Aperture is fast, whether you are working with RAW, TIFF or JPEG images.

Aperture supports the RAW formats from all leading digital camera manufacturers (including Canon and Nikon) and provides optimized support for such market leading cameras as the Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II, Canon EOS 20D, and Nikon D2x as well as the highly popular Canon Digital Rebel and Nikon D50. It also supports the Adobe DNG format.

Note: You will have to login with your Apple ID and to enter your Aperture serial number to get this Aperture update.
Here are some key features of "Apple Aperture":
Optimized for speed:
· With a superfast search engine and Quick Preview mode for rapid-fire photo browsing, Aperture offers sizzling end-to-end speed even when working with large libraries.
Intuitive and accessible:
· With its streamlined user interface, Aperture puts library, metadata, and adjustment controls in one tabbed inspector; makes better use of screen real estate; and provides direct access to your iPhoto library from within Aperture.
Powerful image processing:
· Enhance your photos using an expanded suite of adjustment tools including Recovery, Vibrancy, Vignette, and a soft-edged Retouch brush - all with the highest-quality RAW processing.
Superior integration:
· Instantly publish a .Mac Web Gallery for viewing via the web, iPhone, iPod touch, or Apple TV; design and order beautiful custom books; and access your Aperture library from within iLife, iWork, or Leopard Mail.
Requirements:
· 1GB of RAM (2GB of RAM required for Mac Pro)
· DVD drive for installation
· 1GB of disk space for application and documentation
· 7GB of disk space for Sample Library
Limitations:
· 30 days trial
What's New in This Release: 
Addresses overall stability and performance issues, and also includes specific fixes that:
· address compatibility with the iLife Media Browser
· improve reliability when upgrading existing Aperture libraries
· address issues with publishing photos to MobileMe, Facebook and Flickr
via[softpedia]

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