Apple Updates Aperture to 3.0.1 with Several Fixes & Improvements

ApertureApple released Aperture 3.0.1 on Wednesday, an update for the photo management and correction software that addresses a number of issues and includes several improvements. This includes fixes to updating one's Aperture libraries from previous versions, several printing issues, and improvements to facial recognition processing.

The list of improvements:

  • Upgrading libraries from earlier versions of Aperture
  • Importing libraries from iPhoto
  • Importing photos directly from a camera
  • Memory usage when processing heavily-retouched photos
  • Face recognition processing
  • Adding undetected faces using the Add Missing Face button
  • Printing pages containing multiple images
  • Printing photos and contact sheets with borders and metadata
  • Editing photos using an external editor
  • Display of images with Definition and Straighten adjustments applied
  • Zooming photos in the Viewer and in the Loupe using keyboard shortcuts
  • Accessing Aperture libraries on a network volume Selecting and moving pins on the Places map
  • Adding and editing custom locations using the Manage My Places window
  • Switching between masters when working with RAW+JPEG pairs.

The download is 29.41MB, and can be downloaded through Apple's Support site. Users with Aperture 3 installed should find that it shows up in Software Update.

Thanks to our friends at MacUpdate for the heads up on the release.