Apple has released Aperture v 3, its professional photo management and raw conversion application only for Mac.
Announced improvements/additions should be more than 200 (Apple said), where notable ones are the following:
- a new non-destructive brush with automatic edge detection (similar to Adobe Lightroom brush with auto-mask feature);
- adjustment presets;
- full-screen view:
- new slideshow with support of video (also HD), what is still missing in Adobe Lightroom v2 and beta1 of version 3;
- a new Faces and Places option for respectively Face detection and geotagging.
The new version costs 199 $ (in the US) or 99$ for upgrade from previous versions.
Full announcement on Apple website at this link.