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Apple Releases Aperture 2

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Apple today introduced Aperture 2, the next major release of its groundbreaking photo editing and management software with over 100 new features that make it faster, easier to use and more powerful. With a streamlined user interface and entirely new image processing engine, Aperture 2 also introduces new imaging tools for highlight recovery, color vibrancy, local contrast definition, soft-edged retouching, vignetting and RAW fine-tuning, and lets users directly post their portfolios on the .Mac Web Gallery for viewing on the web, iPhone, iPod touch and Apple TV. At a new low price of $199, anyone can easily organize, edit and publish photos like a pro.

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$199?! I thought all Apple supporters said that you only had to buy software for PCs, but Mac was "better". :rolleyes:
 
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Too bad they spent all these hours on making a "groundbreaking" photo editing program, only to find out that Photoshop is still better.
 

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$199?! I thought all Apple supporters said that you only had to buy software for PCs, but Mac was "better". :rolleyes:
What are you talking about? Who ever said that you don't have to buy any software for a Mac?

Too bad they spent all these hours on making a "groundbreaking" photo editing program, only to find out that Photoshop is still better.
And 10x more expensive.

But anyway, Aperture is actually aimed at a slightly different market. It's mostly aimed at semi-pro/pro photographer to use for importing, quick touch-ups, batch work and organization of their photos. It's not intended to be a full blown photo editor.
 
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What are you talking about? Who ever said that you don't have to buy any software for a Mac?
I don't remember who said it exactly, but that is one point that many apple supporters are saying
 

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I don't remember who said it exactly, but that is one point that many apple supporters are saying
They come with a lot of programs that would cost you $200+ to get the Windows equivalents, but I don't recall anyone saying that you never have to buy software for them. Where do you think Adobe Photoshop got it's start? It certainly wasn't on Windows.
 
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Im not buying anything with Apeture in the title IRL after playing Portal..