Organize photos using Faces.
Aperture 3 expands and enhances the face detection and recognition technology introduced in iPhoto, letting you manage and organize photos by the people in them.
- Supports the complete Faces feature set in iPhoto and preserves Faces snapshots and assigned names.
- Embeds assigned names as keywords when exporting images.
- Shows faces that have been detected but not yet named.
- Displays assigned faces within projects, making it easier to find photos of specific people.
Learn more about Faces and other new features
Explore your photo library with Places.
Aperture 3 features robust GPS support and built-in geotagging, letting you organize and explore photos based on where you took them.
- Extends and enhances the Places feature set introduced in iPhoto and preserves all data imported from iPhoto.
- Lets you drag photos to an interactive map to add location data.
- Adds location data to photos when you import it from a third-party GPS tracking device or iPhone.
- Allows easy adjustment of location data by dragging pins to a new location on the map.
Learn more about Places and other new features
Perfect images with brushes.
Retouch photos nondestructively using edge-aware brushes that let you easily apply or remove image adjustments from selected parts of your photos.
- A set of 15 Quick Brushes handles the most common touch-up tasks, such as dodging and burning.
- Nondestructive adjustments can be modified anytime.
- Built-in edge detection lets you easily paint adjustments into specific parts of an image.
- Powerful effects can be added with a series of brush strokes: for example, add spot color to black-and-white photos, blur backgrounds, smooth skin, and selectively darken or lighten any part of a photo.
Learn more about Brushes and other new features
Add professional imaging
effects with adjustment presets.
In Aperture 3, you can instantly give your images a custom look or emulate a variety of processing styles with ready-to-use imaging presets.
- Apply any combination of adjustment settings, including Auto Exposure and Auto Levels, with a single click.
- Choose from dozens of ready-to-use presets, easily create your own presets, or import presets from friends and colleagues.
- Adjust images using presets that emulate processing styles (such as cross-processing) and camera looks (such as instant, toy, or antique).
- See the results of any preset in a live preview window before applying it to an image.
Learn more about imaging effects, adjustment presets, and other new features
Navigate your entire
library with a full-screen Browser.
With its new full-screen Browser, Aperture 3 offers an innovative way to browse and navigate your entire library — no matter what the size — and quickly find your photos.
- Take full advantage of your widescreen display to browse projects and image thumbnails in a clean, uncluttered, full-screen interface.
- Use the Library Path Navigator to move among folders, projects, and albums, easily navigating even massive photo libraries.
- Navigate all your projects, albums, and folders without leaving the full-screen Browser.
- Double-click any thumbnail to instantly see the photo full screen.
Learn more about the full-screen Browser and other new features
Create stunning multimedia slideshows.
Use professionally designed themes to weave together photos and HD video clips, producing amazing slideshows with just a few clicks.
- Add text to slides using your choice of fonts, styles, and colors.
- Build a layered soundtrack with location audio clips and music tracks.
- Use any of the themed slideshows from iPhoto ’09 or choose from two new themes (Photo Edges and Watercolor Panels) in Aperture 3.
- Choose borders, padding, and background colors; add title slides between photos.
Learn more about slideshows and other new features
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