Aperture 2.1.3 update

Aperture 2

Apple released an update for its professional photo editing software Aperture making the version to 2.1.3. Available today as a free software update from Aperture site or Apple Software Update, this update is recommended for all Aperture 2 users.

Aperture 2.1.3 improves overall stability and provides fixes for issues related to database integrity and compatibility with specific file types.

Aperture 2.1.3 is available immediately as a free software update to current Aperture 2 users.

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Aperture 2 features

Aperture 2

This update improves overall stability and provides fixes for issues related to database integrity and compatibility with specific file types. The issues addressed include:

Nikon images imported directly from a camera now display thumbnails correctly in the Import window.
Fixed an issue that could cause duplicate image versions to be created after rebuilding a library.
Fixed a library issue that prevented operation of the Relocate or Consolidate commands in some circumstances.
The update is recommended for all users of Aperture 2.

For detailed information on this update, please visit this website: http://support.apple.com/kb/TS2683

Apple is offering Aperture 2.1.3 a 30 day free trial.

Aperture 2.1 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 upgrading from Aperture 1.x.

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. Aperture 2.0 was released in early February 2008, then in March 2008, Aperture 2.1 was released with open plug-in architecture allowing photographers use specialised third-party imging software from right within Aperture.

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


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