Apple Aperture Version 3 is available now. The newest major release of Appleâ€™s photo editing and management software touts over 200 new features including Faces, Places and Brushes.
Building on the innovative Faces and Places features introduced in iPhoto â€™09, Apple says Aperture 3 makes it even easier and faster to organize large photo libraries. The company adds, Aperture 3 introduces new tools to refine your photos including Brushes for painting image adjustments onto parts of your photo, and Adjustment Presets for applying professional photo effects with just one click. Stunning new slideshows let you share your work by weaving together photos, audio, text and HD video.
â€œMillions of people love using iPhoto to organize, edit and share their digital photos,â€ said Philip Schiller, Appleâ€™s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. â€œAperture 3 is designed for both professionals who edit and manage massive libraries of photos and iPhoto users who want to take their photos further with easy-to-use tools such as Brushes and Adjustment Presets.â€
Aperture 3 retails for $199; $99 to upgrade.