Aperture and iPhoto Updated with Performance Enhancements and Bug Fixes

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  1. MacRumors macrumors bot


    Apr 12, 2001

    Apple today updated both of its photo editing and management platforms. Aperture has been updated to version 3.4.4 while iPhoto has been updated to version 9.4.3. The updates contain several bug fixes and stability improvements and can be downloaded via the Mac App Store or Software Update.


    Aperture 3.4.4:
    iPhoto 9.4.3:
    Aperture is available for $79.99 on the Mac App Store. [Direct Link]

    iPhoto is available for $14.99 on the Mac App Store. [Direct Link]

    Article Link: Aperture and iPhoto Updated with Performance Enhancements and Bug Fixes
  2. Razeus macrumors 601

    Jul 11, 2008
    LOL, no RAW support for the 7100 Apple?

    This is not the update Aperture users are looking for...
  3. kwikdeth macrumors 6502a

    Feb 25, 2003
    Tempe, AZ
    Was just gonna post on the lack of D7100 support...
  4. Jacquesvw macrumors regular

    Sep 12, 2012
    Glad to see Apple didn't completely forget about Aperture. I guess the Lightroom announcement reminded them...
  5. e-coli macrumors 68000


    Jul 27, 2002
    Must be in response to the Lightroom 5 beta announcement. ;)
  6. Johnchapin macrumors member

    Jun 8, 2008
    Update Policy

    What if I buy A3 now. How long, if any, will A4 be a free upgrade? :confused:
  7. convergent macrumors 65816


    May 6, 2008
    Raleigh, NC
  8. jadot macrumors 6502


    Apr 6, 2010
    Just buy Aperture 3, and put a little away every month for the next few years - you'll be able to pay for Aperture 4 when it's released then, and likely have some money left over...


    In the wake of Adobe's announcement, Apple's next instalment of the Aperture upgrade cycle debacle is perilously close to farcical.
  9. manu chao macrumors 601

    Jul 30, 2003
    Can you tell me when was the last time that an Aperture update contained raw support for new cameras?
  10. gusnyc macrumors 6502

    Sep 18, 2007
    New York City
    Aperture lagging...

    I really thought Aperture was going to be left to die. Before this update the performance was horrendous. I have to say that in the first 10 minutes or use after the update there is a big improvement in performance.

    But I think Aperture is lagging behind Lightroom. I downloaded the beta yesterday, and some of the functionality is very impressive.

    I can only wish Apple is taking Aperture seriously. Photostream is a big deal to me. If I move to Lightroom, I will miss it tremendously.
  11. Razeus macrumors 601

    Jul 11, 2008
    Sure. Never. Does that mean Apple couldn't put out the compatibility update out with the rest of their updates today? Especially updates that pertain to iPhoto and Aperture. That's just me thinking logically.


    Why would you miss it? You can configure LR to export to iPhoto and have configure iPhoto to automatically put new photos in Photostream.
  12. manu chao macrumors 601

    Jul 30, 2003
    Let me rephrase, when was the last time Apple released an Aperture update and a raw support update on the same day?
  13. Razeus macrumors 601

    Jul 11, 2008
    Now you're just reaching for an argument. :rolleyes:
  14. manu chao macrumors 601

    Jul 30, 2003
    My point is that is unrealistic to expect a raw support update on the same day as an application update. Thus everybody who is disappointed by no raw support update appearing today, was having unrealistically high expectations and was setting him or herself up for that.
  15. zedsdead macrumors 68040

    Jun 20, 2007
    Apples mac apps are all in serious need of updates.

    Namely, iWork, Aperture, and Logic.

    People still use their Macs for professional use.
  16. EarlR macrumors newbie


    Sep 29, 2011
    San Diego
    Oh, Joy! I just purchased iPhoto Library Manager to solve some of the issues resolved in the update!
  17. Chupa Chupa macrumors G4

    Chupa Chupa

    Jul 16, 2002

    You are 100% correct manu chao given that Adobe updated Aperture weeks ago with RAW support for the 7100. This is ridiculous.
  18. mrow macrumors member

    Aug 15, 2009
    When is Apple going to support delta updates for its own Apps? Having to download a 1.12GB file for 8 minor fixes to iPhoto is ridiculous.
  19. JohnDoe98 macrumors 68020

    May 1, 2009
    My iPhoto update was 177mbs. Wonder why urs was 1.12gb...
  20. bedifferent macrumors 603


    Jan 8, 2009
    It's a great app to use, don't worry, it'll come in handy :)
  21. ghostface147 macrumors 68000


    May 28, 2008
    Sweet! It fixed the photos in events being out of order on my phone.
  22. phoenixsan macrumors 65816


    Oct 19, 2012
    We will....

    see, sometime, a full fledged version of Aperture? Not an iOS one nor a fiasco as the initial FCPX....

    Hope sometimes dies hard....:(:eek:

  23. BlueParadox macrumors regular

    Sep 3, 2010
    Melbourne, Australia
    I think the 1.12gb size was a combined update for the Aperture, iPhoto, and Safari. Perhaps 177mb was for iPhoto only...?
  24. gusnyc macrumors 6502

    Sep 18, 2007
    New York City
    Can you configure Lightroom to share the library with Aperture or to export to Aperture instead of iPhoto?
  25. fangsunflower macrumors newbie

    Apr 17, 2013
    glad to hear this, i like iphone!!

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