Apple Aperture 3.01 announced - includes support for more Micro Four Thirds cameras

Apple Aperture 3.01 update details

Here are details of a large batch of improvements and fixes that comprises Apple Aperture 3.01. Of interest to FTU readers is the inclusion of Olympus Pen E-P1/2, and Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 RAW file compatibility:

About Aperture 3.0.1

This update improves overall stability and addresses a number of issues in Aperture 3, including:

  • 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.

About Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 3.1

 This update extends RAW image compatibility for Aperture 3 and iPhoto 09 for the following cameras:

  • Hasselblad H3DII-50
  • Leica M9
  • Leica X1
  • Olympus E-P1
  • Olympus E-P2
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1
  • Pentax K-7
  • Pentax K-x
  • Sony Alpha DSLR-A500
  • Sony Alpha DSLR-A550
  • Sony Alpha DSLR-A850

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