When I first started using Aperture – one of the main complaints I heard from actual working pros, was that you couldn’t export the XMP data. It took me a while to notice this, but Apple actually listened and Aperture 2.0 offers XMP out. Now exported versions created with the Export>Master command can include IPTC […]

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The latest revision of Aperture addresses issues related to the performance and overall stability of Aperture 2, and includes fixes that cover upgrading libraries from earlier versions of Aperture, publishing .Mac Web Gallery albums, Preview generation and deletion, and creating and ordering books. There are a host of other minor bug fixes included in the […]

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Apple has released a list of cameras that are capable of shooting tethered to the computer while using Aperture 2.0. While this isn’t a feature that will be widely used, it is important to a vocal minority and Apple needs to think about updating the list to include the newer top-of-the-line cameras from Canon and […]

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Aperture 2.0 has a very streamlined interface using an all-in-one Inspector that has just three tabs. It’s very accessible and easy to use. It takes less space and even works in Full Screen mode. This is great. I love Aperture’s Full Screen mode. Now you can access the Inspector (Hit “W”) from Full Screen and […]

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Just a note for those of you upgrading to Aperture 2.0. The first thing Aperture 2.0 does when you open it is offer to convert your existing Aperture 1.x library, and once this is done, there’s no going back. In my limited experience – there’s nothing to fear. The speed increase is amazing. _______________ This […]

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In the most recent OSX updates, Mac OS X 10.5.2, Apple adds support for RAW files from the Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III, Canon PowerShot G9, Hasselblad CF-22, Hasselblad CF-39, Leaf Aptus 75s, Nikon D3, Nikon D300 and Sony Alpha DSLR A700. _______________ This post sponsored by the Digital SLR Store

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I’ll be getting my 2.0 copy this week. In the mean time, I downloaded the trial copy while waiting and I have to say that in the few minutes I played around, I was very impressed. The new database code makes the whole program feel faster. Other new features I really like: Export photos to […]

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