Photography buffs using the-one-and-only Aperture 3 from Apple to brush up their works have a new update to install. Registered users who have noticed that Aperture keeps nagging them about a serial number are specifically targeted by this release.
Aperture 3.4.3 arrives just two weeks after the last incremental update, Aperture 3.4.2, which itself delivered a truckload of fixes and enhancements for users of Apple’s professional photo editing program.
The latest version, Aperture 3.4.3, is a much smaller update, but one that many customers will be glad to install to remove a nasty bug.
Apparently, some Aperture 3 installations require their users to enter a serial number to activate the software, despite its having already been purchased and activated for those respective accounts.
Aperture 3.4.3 “Addresses an issue that could cause a licensed copy of Aperture to prompt for a serial number with each launch,” according to Apple.
The update strangely weighs in at over half a gigabyte and is free to download on Macs running OS X 10.7.5 (the newest version of Apple’s 2011 Lion operating system), and OS X 10.8.2 (the latest Mountain Lion release).
Don’t be fooled, the hefty DMG file doesn’t contain anything else but the patch (and, of course, the dozens of new additions in Aperture 3.4.2 which this update supersedes).
“Aperture gives your photography the professional treatment it deserves, with more sophisticated tools to perfect your images and powerful ways to browse and choose your best shots,” according to Apple.
“And now that Aperture is optimized for the MacBook Pro with Retina display, it’s a whole new way to see everything,” the company adds.
Supported in Deutsch, English, Français, Chinese, Japanese and other languages, Aperture 3.4.3 is immediately available via the link below.
Those interested in picking up on Aperture can see the software in action with National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson at this address.