Apple has updated Aperture, its professional photo editing app. Among the fixes and changes, you can now delete photos from Photo Stream.
Photo Stream was introduced in iOS 5. The process allows you to take a picture with your iOS device and immediately share that photo with your other devices and computers via iCloud.
Apple describes the process as follows: “iCloud automatically pushes a copy of that photo over any available Wi-Fi or Ethernet connection to the Photos app on your iOS devices, iPhoto or Aperture on your Mac, and the Pictures Library on your PC. You can even view your Photo Stream album on your Apple TV. So you can show off your shots to friends and family from whichever device you’re using at the time.”
However, until the recent update to iOS 5.1, once you took a photo, you could not delete it from Photo Stream without various hacks or quirky steps.
To update Aperture, run software update.
What’s New in Aperture 3.2.3
- Photos can now be deleted from Photo Stream
- Addresses minor issues related to performance and stability
Included in Aperture 3.2
- Addresses compatibility with iCloud and iOS 5
- Resolves an issue that could cause the “Loading” indicator to reappear in the Viewer when cropping a photo
- Aperture now automatically relaunches into Full Screen mode if the application was in Full Screen mode when last quit
- Pinch-to-zoom gesture now automatically activates Zoom mode in the Viewer
- Left and right swipe gestures can now be used to navigate between photos in the Viewer
- Microsoft Outlook can now be chosen in Preferences as the application used by Aperture for emailing photos
- Fixes a problem that could cause Aperture, running on OS X Lion, to quit unexpectedly when using brushes to apply adjustments
- Loupe now correctly displays magnification levels between 50-100%
- Fixes an issue that could cause Aperture, running on OS X Lion, to display the incorrect color profile on externally edited images
- Import window now includes an option to delete photos from iPhone and iPad after they have been imported into Aperture
- The Lift & Stamp tool now displays the correct cursor icons when being used in Split View and Viewer only modes
The update is recommended for all users of Aperture 3.
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