Apple Updates iPhoto to Version 8.1.2 with iPad Support, Syncing Improvements

A pple updated iPhoto ‘09 to version 8.1.2 Tuesday, an update that adds iPad support and offers syncing improvements. The update is a 13.6MB download through Software Update in Snow Leopard.

Apple’s patch notes:

  • Import
    • Resolves an issue that could sometimes cause iPhoto to quit unexpectedly when connecting an iPhone 3GS.
    • Resolves an issue that prevented an Event thumbnail from being created when an import included only video clips.
  • iPod nano Support
    • Displays the iPod icon for iPod nano (5th Generation) correctly in the Source list.
  • Syncing
    • Resolves an issue that prevented syncing photos to iPhone, iPod, or AppleTV if a slideshow in the library used a song containing an ampersand (&) in the filename.
  • iPad Compatibility
    • Enables support for importing photos from iPad to your iPhoto library, as well as syncing photos to iPad.