iWork, iPhoto, iMovie & Aperture receive updates for Apple's Mountain Lion
With the yesterday’s Mountain Lion launch, Apple updated its iWork productivity suite, as well as iPhoto, iMovie and Aperture. Updates for Pages, Numbers, and Keynote include support of the high-resolution Retina display on the next-generation MacBook Pro.
New features in Pages 4.2, Numbers 2.2, and Keynote 5.2 according to Apple, are:
iCloud: Store documents, spreadsheets and presentations in iCloud and keep them automatically up to date across your Mac, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and the Web. Changes made to a document on one device automatically appear on all your other devices.
Dictation: Speak words, numbers, or sentences and watch them appear in your document, spreadsheet or presentation.
As for iPhoto 9.3.2, the update adds new sharing options with the Messages application and Twitter, and it also features performance and stability improvements.
Aperture 3.3.2 supports compatibility with Mountain Lion, and contains following improvements:
- The update addresses issues that could affect performance when entering and existing Full Screen mode
- Auto White Balance can now correct color using Skin Tone mode, even when Faces is disabled
- Projects and albums in the Library Inspector can now be sorted by date in addition to name and kind
- Includes performance and stability improvements
iMovie’ changes, according to Apple, are:
- Fixes an issue related to third-party QuickTime components that could cause iMovie to quit unexpectedly
- Resolves stability issues when previewing MPEG-2 video clips in the Camera Import window
- Fixes an issue where audio was not included when importing MPEG-2 video clips from a camera
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