Advancing the Art and Technology of
With more than 100
new features, the new Final Cut Studio advances the art and
technology of filmmaking with innovations that help you work
faster, collaborate more efficiently, and finish brilliantly.
Organise photos using Faces.
Faces makes it faster and easier to search thousands of photos for
shots of a particular person.
- Supports the complete Faces
feature set in iPhoto and preserves Faces snapshots and assigned
- 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
Find a face in a
automatically detects faces in your photos. Once a face is detected
and identified, Faces can recognize that face and then scan your
entire library — or individual projects — to find
others just like it. It can even find a specific face in group
shots. The more you use Faces, the smarter and more accurate it
gets, making it easier to find shots of a particular
Put a name to the
When Faces shows
you an unidentified face, simply type in the person’s name.
When you export your final images, the name is embedded as a
Aperture takes Faces further
Aperture 3 expands on the power of Faces in iPhoto
’09. Not only can you view the people you name across the
entire library, you can now see them in individual projects. And
the new Show Unnamed Faces pane displays all the
detected-but-not-yet-named faces in a project to help you easily
Explore your photo library
Now you can use GPS location data to explore your photos by the
places they were taken. Better still, find them on an interactive
- Extends and enhances the Places
feature set introduced in iPhoto and preserves all data imported
- 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
- Allows easy adjustment of
location data by dragging pins to a new location on the
Organize your library by
location, location, location
shooting with a GPS-enabled camera, Aperture 3 uses reverse
geocoding to convert location coordinates into familiar location
names, then displays those locations on the Places map. If
you’re using a separate GPS tracking device, the path of your
photo journey appears on the map when you import a track log. You
can even extract locations from iPhone tracker apps or your iPhone
photos. Which means you can instantly find all your Yellowstone
photos, for example, without typing the word
“Yellowstone.” Photos can be organized by country,
state, city, or a point of interest such as Old Faithful or the park visitor center.
Put your photos on the
If a photo doesn’t include
GPS metadata, simply drag the photo to the spot on the map where
you shot it. A pin appears. Then, when you’re searching for
photos, use the map’s navigation menu to quickly find the
location. When you click the pin, Aperture displays all the photos
If you need to change the
location of your shot, drag the pin on the map across the street or
across the country. The GPS data associated with the photo updates
automatically, so you know where your photos are at all
Perfect images with
New non-destructive, edge-aware brushes let you selectively apply
powerful adjustments to photos.
- A set of 15 Quick Brushes
handles the most common touch-up tasks, such as dodging and
- Nondestructive adjustments can
be modified anytime.
- Built-in edge detection lets you
easily paint adjustments into specific parts of an
- 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.
Brushes let you paint in a
wide range of effects to selectively fine-tune your photos. With
precise control of the size, softness, and strength of each brush,
you can adjust only the parts of the image you want, leaving the
rest untouched. For example, you can burn the green of a palm leaf
lying on a beach to decrease the exposure and make it darker,
without touching the rest of your photo. Or you can dodge just its
shadow to increase the exposure and bring out the detail of the
sand. No matter how much you change an image, you can always go
back to the original.
Brush in special
Never before have so many
special effect options been so easy to use. Smooth skin, change the
color of the sky, blur the background, sharpen lines, intensify
colors, and more.
Quick Brushes for quick
Fifteen Quick Brushes handle
the most common touch-up jobs with just a few strokes. Dodge and
burn, for example, or add a polarizing effect. Smooth imperfections
in skin, reduce saturation, or sharpen detail. All Quick Brushes
are easily accessible from the tool strip.
Brush inside the
The Detect Edges option helps
you make adjustments exactly where you want them. Say your image is
of a dark mountain skyline against a red sunset. The brush actually
sees the edge of the mountain, so you can brush color into the
silhouetted mountain without splashing color into the sky. Or
darken the red of the sunset without affecting the mountain. Detect
Edges makes retouching easier and saves you time.
imaging effects with adjustment presets.
Dozens of new adjustment presets give your photos a wide range of
looks. In just one click.
- 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.
Fix adjustment presets sharpen images, pump up vibrancy, perform
quick exposure shifts, make easy white balance changes, and recover
blown highlights. You can also experiment with a variety of
effects, from sepia to cross process color shifts to
black-and-white in different contrast grades. Apply any combination
of adjustments with a single click. And because adjustments are
non-destructive in Aperture 3, another click can remove effects and
return your photo to its original state.
Experiment with different processing techniques and
How would your photo look in sepia? Or in high-contrast black and
white? What if the shot had been taken with a toy camera?
Adjustment presets let you apply these effects and others instantly
to a single photo or across an entire project.
Instantly see adjustments
in a preview screen.
It’s easy to see how different adjustment presets will change
your image. Move your cursor over the different preset options, and
a pop-up window previews the image in each effect as quickly as you
Create your own
you’ve created just the right look for a photo and want to
apply it across a project, Aperture 3 saves you hours of work. Just
save your refinements as an adjustment preset and apply it wherever
and whenever you like. You can also import adjustment presets
created by other Aperture users or export your own to
Navigate your entire
library with a Full-screen Browser.
Take advantage of your Apple display to get a big, uncluttered,
full-screen view of your library.
- 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
- Double-click any thumbnail to
instantly see the photo full screen.
Browse through your entire library in the full-screen Browser,
quickly moving from project to project without leaving full-screen
view. Make selects and compare them side by side. Zoom from 25
percent to 1000 percent to study details. Even browse your video.
All on your brilliant Apple display.
No obstructions, no
to see your photos, not control panels. The Aperture 3 Vanishing
HUD feature lets you temporarily hide the Adjustments inspector so
you can work on your photos full screen, with nothing in the way.
Just select the control you want and hold down the Shift key.
Everything but that control melts away, leaving you an unobstructed
view of your work.
Instantly browse through
With Aperture 3, browsing through your library becomes a visual
feast. Use the Library Path Navigator to instantly move between
projects, then view resizable thumbnails using every inch of your
screen. Not only is it easier to find what you’re looking
for, you get a beautiful view of all the great shots you’ve
The complete picture. At an astounding price.
The must-have upgrade
to Apple's industry-leading production suite, Final Cut Studio
brings together the latest versions of four powerful, integrated
products: Final Cut Pro 5, Soundtrack Pro, Motion 2 and DVD Studio
Final Cut Pro 5
Real-time editing for DV, SD, HD, and film.
Make videos and movies
in any format with Final Cut Pro 5, a major upgrade to Apple's
award-winning video editing application. It features powerful new
multicamera editing, native HDV support, precision editing tools,
scalable real-time effects processing, advanced real-time color
correction and image manipulation filters and audio control surface
Precision audio editing. Powerful sound design.
Pro, Apple's revolutionary new audio editing and sound design
application. Use action-based editing to creatively design new
sounds, instantly repair imperfect location recordings, add perfect
sound effects or musical Apple Loops, save hours bringing audio in
and out of your video editor thanks to seamless integration with
Final Cut Pro and more.
Advanced animation. Instant gratification.
Motion 2 is Apple's
award-winning professional motion graphics application offering
breakthrough functionality and seamless workflow to artists,
editors and independent producers. Whether you're animating
broadcast graphics, corporate presentations, feature film titles,
or DVD menus, you'll find an original, fresh toolset and new
features such as GPU-accelerated rendering, amazing new filters and
effects and more.
DVD Studio Pro 4
Redefining professional DVD authoring. Again.
you produce demo reels, complex commercial titles or anything in
between, DVD Studio Pro 4 offers simple, powerful tools for
authoring DVDs. The latest upgrade introduces the next-generation
of DVD delivery with HD DVD support for both H.264 and HDV and
advanced authoring options like Alpha Transitions and multiple
video and audio tracks.