Apple Updates Aperture To 3.1.3

Apple Updates Aperture To 3.1.3

Apple has just released an update for Aperture right ahead of tomorrow’s expected launch of OS X Lion. The update brings a long list of improvements, bug fixes, and last-minute tweaks to make sure it is ready for Lion. Read on for the full release notes:

From the release notes:

This update supports general compatibility issues, and also addresses overall stability and performance. Minor issues addressed include the following:

– Improves reliability and performance when syncing web-published albums
– Slideshow exports are now handled as a background operation
– Crop tool now correctly supports use of gestures to define crop size
– Gesture support can now be enabled or disabled in Preferences
– Fixes an issue that could cause a blank sheet to display when placing a book or print order
– Published MobileMe, Facebook and Flickr albums now appear in a Web section in the Projects Inspector
– Shift-clicking snapshots on the Faces corkboard now allows you to make contiguous selections
– Metadata presets are now correctly applied to imported audio files
– Fixes an issue that could cause Aperture to quit unexpectedly when trimming audio in full screen mode
– Resolves various issues when adding names to Faces using accented, Japanese, Korean or Simplified Chinese characters
– Improves stability when browsing video clips
– Addresses reliability of library repair and rebuild
Full details on the update, which weighs in at 292.02 MB and requires Mac OS X 10.6.6 or later, are available in the release notes.

The update is available via Software Update, as well as through the Mac App Store.