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MacRumors
Sep 3, 2013, 04:05 PM
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Apple has released small updates to iPhoto (http://www.apple.com/apps/iphoto/), iMovie (http://www.apple.com/apps/imovie/), and GarageBand (http://www.apple.com/apps/garageband/), addressing compatibility issues within iPhoto and iMovie and minor performance issues in GarageBand.

While it is unclear what the compatibility update fixes, it is likely related to Apple's upcoming iOS 7 operating system, which has been available for developers since June 10.

http://images.macrumors.com/article-new/2013/09/iphoto_imovie_garageband.jpg
iOS 7 introduces (http://www.macrumors.com/2013/06/10/apple-announces-ios-7-with-major-design-overhaul/) a number of design changes along with features like a revamped Notification Center and a new Control Panel. Apple's apps will likely get larger iOS 7 updates after the OS is released later this month.

While Apple is expected to feature iOS 7 during its September 10 iPhone event (http://www.macrumors.com/2013/09/03/apple-issues-invitations-for-september-10-media-event/), the operating system will likely be provided to the public shortly before Apple's new iPhones are released (http://www.macrumors.com/2013/08/28/t-mobile-employee-blackout-dates-support-september-20-iphone-release-date/) on September 20.

All three of the apps can be downloaded from the App Store for $4.99.

-*iPhoto (http://appshopper.com/photography/iphoto) [Direct Link (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/iphoto/id497786065?mt=8)]
-*iMovie (http://appshopper.com/photography/imovie) [Direct Link (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/imovie/id377298193?mt=8)]
-*GarageBand (http://appshopper.com/music/garageband) [Direct Link (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/garageband/id408709785?mt=8)]

Article Link: iMovie, iPhoto and GarageBand Receive Small Updates Ahead of iOS 7 (http://www.macrumors.com/2013/09/03/imovie-iphoto-and-garageband-receive-small-updates-ahead-of-ios-7/)



Battlefield Fan
Sep 3, 2013, 04:07 PM
Apple still needs to find a better way to merge camera and iPhoto galleries. :mad:

xlost6
Sep 3, 2013, 04:07 PM
I just checked the App Store to see if there was any updates needed and these three along with Shazam app showed up. I did update!

Superdrive
Sep 3, 2013, 04:16 PM
I was hoping for an updated iOS 7 style icon. It couldn't have gotten worse.

Harrycooke
Sep 3, 2013, 04:17 PM
Apple still needs to find a better way to merge camera and iPhoto galleries. :mad:

Perhaps an IAP would work well.

But I'd settle for free + bundled.

dmorgan
Sep 3, 2013, 04:19 PM
I was hoping for an updated iOS 7 style icon. It couldn't have gotten worse.

That is what is wrong with the new icon redesign in iOS7. Everything now is so inconsistent.

Unless they will be updated further down the road...

nutmac
Sep 3, 2013, 04:24 PM
While it is unclear what the compatibility update fixes, it is likely related to Apple's upcoming iOS 7 operating system, which has been available for developers since June 10.

Considering the UI isn't at all updated for iOS 7, I find that suggestion highly improbable.

CrazyForApple
Sep 3, 2013, 04:34 PM
i want complete new designs real soon

Radio
Sep 3, 2013, 04:42 PM
Does camera roll = movies still?

musika
Sep 3, 2013, 04:56 PM
It'll be interesting to see what Garageband looks like once Ive and his Fisher Price team get a hold of some of those graphics.

macnisse
Sep 3, 2013, 04:59 PM
Downloading update now...

Done. Works fine.

rockosmodurnlif
Sep 3, 2013, 05:12 PM
Mindboggling that iPhoto for iOS and iPhoto for Mac don't sync across iCloud.

mdelvecchio
Sep 3, 2013, 05:21 PM
I was hoping for an updated iOS 7 style icon. It couldn't have gotten worse.

i dont really understand icon rage. the icons are professional and they open the apps...what more do i want?

Shrink
Sep 3, 2013, 05:23 PM
i dont really understand icon rage. the icons are professional and they open the apps...what more do i want?

OMG!

Blasphemy! :eek:



BTW: Totally correct, IMO.;)

TommyA6
Sep 3, 2013, 05:27 PM
I was hoping for an updated iOS 7 style icon. It couldn't have gotten worse.

The icons will be updated when iOS 7 is released (or shortly after).

autrefois
Sep 3, 2013, 05:28 PM
Time was, a man could expect a full update to the iLife apps every year to year and a half.

Does this minor update mean we're likely going to be stuck with the current releases on iOS and Mac for the foreseeable future?

iLife '11 on the Mac has, despite the name, been stalled since October 2010.

iMovie, GarageBand, and iPhoto for iOS haven't ever received a major new release. They've been around since mid 2010, early 2011, and early 2012 respectively and only have received point updates...

seamer
Sep 3, 2013, 05:42 PM
Is that $5 for all three or all three are $5 each?

Bitmin1991
Sep 3, 2013, 06:03 PM
I was hoping for an updated iOS 7 style icon. It couldn't have gotten worse.

Why would Apple update their icons to match iOS 7 when it isn't even publicly out yet? That would be so stupid to do.

QuarterSwede
Sep 3, 2013, 06:05 PM
Does camera roll = movies still?
Yes, they're there and still playable.

Is that $5 for all three or all three are $5 each?
$5/each.


iPhoto
Apparently they fixed the lack of saving progress bar in iOS 7. Looks as expected now.

Something new: the dialogs fly up from the bottom and then back down when done.

ArtOfWarfare
Sep 3, 2013, 06:15 PM
Time was, a man could expect a full update to the iLife apps every year to year and a half.

Does this minor update mean we're likely going to be stuck with the current releases on iOS and Mac for the foreseeable future?

iLife '11 on the Mac has, despite the name, been stalled since October 2010.

iMovie, GarageBand, and iPhoto for iOS haven't ever received a major new release. They've been around since mid 2010, early 2011, and early 2012 respectively and only have received point updates...

I'm content with the apps as they are. If you're looking for more features, then you should probably look into their $200 pro apps.

Personally, I want to see an iWork update. I want to see them finally add in the few features that I need Word and Excel for so that I can finally kick Office out of my life forever.

nagromme
Sep 3, 2013, 06:32 PM
i dont really understand icon rage. the icons are professional and they open the apps...what more do i want?

iOS 7's new icons are slightly larger. People want them slightly smaller again. I guess :confused:

zumajoe
Sep 3, 2013, 06:48 PM
i dont really understand icon rage. the icons are professional and they open the apps...what more do i want?

Oh I dunno, maybe a little consistency?

HoopTrundler
Sep 3, 2013, 07:23 PM
What ever happened with the rumor that the iLife apps would become free with the release of iOS 7? I'm still looking forward to that possibility...

smizzle
Sep 3, 2013, 08:48 PM
What ever happened with the rumor that the iLife apps would become free with the release of iOS 7? I'm still looking forward to that possibility...

I think the rumor was that iWork apps would be free since there are now free versions of those apps on iCloud.

ethanlee
Sep 3, 2013, 11:10 PM
I really, really hope they keep the skeuomorphism in the iLife for iOS apps! It's part of their charm and adds to their functionality!

ThunderSkunk
Sep 3, 2013, 11:53 PM
I just showed iMovie and iPhoto to a couple friends new to IOS. It was fairly embarrassing.

All this work Apple's done, it feels like got to 95% & just gave it a "good enough". iPhoto doesn't sync fully, Garageband can't open Garageband files, Videos on the iPad is so badly organized and arranged and incapable the iMovie app is almost completely useless.

Not good.

pancakedrawer
Sep 4, 2013, 03:31 AM
Mindboggling that iPhoto for iOS and iPhoto for Mac don't sync across iCloud.

I was waiting for the iOS7 update to fix this. Looks like Apple still don't get it.

vmachiel
Sep 4, 2013, 03:58 AM
iPhoto is so useless: all the edits I do don't sync back to iPhoto for Mac

Rogifan
Sep 4, 2013, 06:38 AM
I really, really hope they keep the skeuomorphism in the iLife for iOS apps! It's part of their charm and adds to their functionality!

There are places where skeuomorphism works..garage band is one example.

Lord Hamsa
Sep 4, 2013, 06:59 AM
I think the rumor was that iWork apps would be free since there are now free versions of those apps on iCloud.

Just a note, I've used the beta briefly, and "free" may be a bit misleading as it appears to count against your iCloud storage limits. So to use it seriously at all, you're likely going to need a paid iCloud account in order to store your files. It's probably going to be OK for casual use, though.

mikecorp
Sep 4, 2013, 08:16 AM
that the iCloud if not well integrated between IOS OSX and iCloud.

You create a gallery in iPhone but is way to difficult to send to iPhoto. Movie projects to iMovie in OSX is insane entire thing doesn't work.

Superdrive
Sep 4, 2013, 08:55 AM
Why would Apple update their icons to match iOS 7 when it isn't even publicly out yet? That would be so stupid to do.

Better tell Apple how stupid this move was:
http://www.macrumors.com/2013/08/22/find-my-iphone-updated-for-ios-7-breaks-app-for-non-developers/

ricosuave
Sep 4, 2013, 12:27 PM
Does anyone know why the sharing tab was removed in Preferences?

HoopTrundler
Sep 4, 2013, 02:26 PM
I think the rumor was that iWork apps would be free since there are now free versions of those apps on iCloud.

There was this as well: http://www.macrumors.com/2013/07/09/ios-7-beta-suggests-iwork-ilife-ios-apps-may-soon-be-free/

Bitmin1991
Sep 5, 2013, 04:06 PM
Better tell Apple how stupid this move was:
http://www.macrumors.com/2013/08/22/find-my-iphone-updated-for-ios-7-breaks-app-for-non-developers/

Forgot about that one.