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Aperture 3.5 released, adds iCloud photo sharing, Maps support + more


In addition to the other flurry of software releases today, Apple has released Aperture 3.5. The update includes a slew of bug fixes and small enhancements -- along with some pretty noticeable ones as well. Among the bigger enhancements: iCloud Photo Sharing is supported, Apple Maps is now used for Places, and support for publishing and syncing galleries directly to a SmugMug account has been added.

The full release notes are below. Aperture 3.5 is a free download to those that have version 3.0 or higher. Users who don't own it can purchase it from the Mac App Store for US$79.99.

What's New in Version 3.5
• Adds support for iCloud Photo Sharing, including the ability to post videos to shared photo streams and to have multiple subscribers contribute to a shared stream
• The Places feature now uses Apple maps to display photo locations
• New integration with SmugMug, with support for publishing and syncing galleries directly to a SmugMug account
• Adds support for iOS 7 camera filters applied to photos imported from iOS devices
• Fixes an issue that sometimes resulted in Retouch adjustments not being applied to exported images
• Addresses an issue that could cause the black and white points in Curves to shift incorrectly when using the eyedropper tools
• Fixes a problem that prevented caption data from being embedded correctly when exporting versions of some RAW file types
• Improves reliability when adding names to Faces
• Addresses an issue that could cause Aperture to hang after adjusting a very large panorama
• Fixes a problem that could prevent memory cards or hard disks from ejecting properly after import when clicking the Delete Items button
• Improves reliability of slideshows on a 15" Macbook Pro with Retina display
• Addresses an issue that could cause thumbnails to display incorrectly in the iLife Media Browser
• Videos up to three minutes long can now be shared to Flickr
• Captions instead of version names are now synced between Aperture and Facebook for newly-created albums
• Improves reliability when printing a light table
• Fixes an issue that could prevent adjusted images from being published to My Photo Stream
• Includes stability and performance improvements

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