Category: Updates

Lightroom mobile Adds Selective Brush, New iPad Interface, and More

Adobe updated Lightroom mobile to add selective brush tools, a Details panel, and a new iPad interface.


iLife ’11 on the New Mac App Store

Apple today released Mac OS X 10.6.6, notable for including the Mac App Store. I think the App Store is a great thing for most Mac users, providing a clean, understandable way to buy and install applications. (I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve helped someone with a Mac who has been confused about ...


iMovie Crashing with Aperture 3? Now Fixed

Aperture 3, Apple’s pro photo application, has had a bumpy start since its release in February. Unfortunately, one of the early casualties was iMovie ’09, which could crash when building thumbnails of movie files in Aperture’s library. That problem is now fixed with iMovie 8.0.6 and Aperture 3.0.2. They’re available as standalone downloads or via ...


iMovie ’09 8.0.5 Released, Supports New iFrame Format

Apple today released iMovie ’09 8.0.5. In addition to improving support for importing video captured using the latest iPod nano, this version introduces support for iFrame, a video format employing H.264 video and AAC audio compression. According to Jim Dalrymple at CNET and Peter Cohen at The Loop, iFrame is a format developed by Apple. ...


Apple Releases iMovie ’09 8.0.4

iMovie ’09 8.0.4 is out and deals with three issues: Video captured on the iPhone 3GS in portrait orientation is now rotated correctly. Adding multiple beat markers in some languages no longer causes instability. Using the fine-tuning editing controls beyond stabilized portions of a clip no longer freezes iMovie. Kudos to Apple for providing specific ...


Wow: New Hidden Features in iMovie ’09 8.0.3

[I just posted the following article at TidBITS.] iMovie ’09 8.0.3 Adds New Hidden Features Apple released iMovie ’09 8.0.3 this week, a seemingly minor update that “addresses general compatibility issues, improved overall stability and fixes a number of other minor issues.” However, I’ve discovered that this small iteration turns out to have two new ...


iMovie ’09 8.0.3 Fixes Clip Speed Bug

[Update: According to a source I trust, the bug has not been fixed. I haven’t been able to replicate it in a project where I originally saw the bug, however.] It appears that Apple fixed an unusual but maddening bug in iMovie ’09 8.0.3. As I detailed in “iMovie ’09 Tip: Speed Clips 2,000%,” the ...


iMovie ’09 8.0.3 and iDVD 7.0.4 Released

Apple updated iLife ’09 today, touching everything except iWeb (and GarageBand, which was updated earlier this week). According to Apple’s release notes, iMovie ’09 8.0.3 “addresses general compatibility issues, improved overall stability and fixes a number of other minor issues,” including: Support for 720p AVCHD Lite cameras and camcorders Deleting a beat marker no longer ...


iMovie 8.0.2 Fixes Crashing and Full-Screen Bugs

Apple has just released iMovie 8.0.2, which fixes an annoying problem where iMovie ’09 would crash at launch if any project files are 0 KB. Also addressed is a bug where full-screen mode wasn’t available for all systems. Kudos to Apple for providing that information in the release note. (I expressed my frustration at the ...


More Changes in iMovie 8.0.1

I just updated my TidBITS article with two new pieces of information about what’s changed in iMovie ’09 8.0.1. I’m running short on time today, so I’ll just paste the relevant sections here (green indicates new material). Interlacing Bug Fixed — Here’s something I think Apple would want to trumpet loudly. It fixed a bug ...