Aperture 2 released

Aperture 2

UniversalApple has released Aperture 2, the next major release of its groundbreaking photo editing and management software with over 100 new features.

Aperture 2 also introduces new imaging tools for highlight recovery, color vibrancy, local contrast definition, soft-edged retouching, vignetting and RAW fine-tuning, and lets users directly post their portfolios on the .Mac Web Gallery for viewing on the web, iPhone, iPod touch and Apple TV.

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Aperture 2 features

Major new features of Aperture 2 includes optimised for speed, intuitive and accessible, powerful image processing, and superior integration.

Like Aperture 1.5, Apple is offering Aperture 2 30 day free trial.

Aperture 2 requires any Mac with Intel processor, or iMac with 1.8GHz or faster PowerPC G5, Power Mac G5, or 15-inch or 17-inch PowerBook G4 with 1.25GHz or faster PowerPC G4 processor. 1GB of RAM is minimum except for Mac Pro which requires 2GB. Aperture 2 runs on Mac OS X 10.4.11 or 10.5.2 or later. Aperture 2 is available at a new low price - US$199 or just US$99 for upgrade.

Apple first introduced Aperture in October 2005 with a price tag of US$499, and released Aperture 1.5 as free update in September 2006 (then US$299). The last version Aperture 1.5.6 was released on 26 October 2007, addressing Mac OS X Leopard compatibility issue.

For more information about Aperture 2, please visit Aperture 2 website.

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