Apple releases Aperture 1.5.2 Update

Apple today released Aperture 1.5.2 Update which addresses issues related to overall reliability and performance in a number of areas, including:

• Contact sheet printing
• Smart Albums
• Watermarks
• Lift and stamp
• Image export
• Versions created using an external editor

This update is recommended for all Aperture users.

Note: If you haven’t already done so, it is strongly recommended that you also download the Digital Camera RAW Support Update 1.0.1, which is available on the Apple Downloads support page at

The Digital Camera RAW Support Update provides RAW file format compatibility for the following digital SLR cameras:
• Canon Digital Rebel XTi / 400D / Kiss X Digital
• Nikon D80
• Pentax *ist DS

The Digital Camera RAW Support Update also addresses the following issues:
• Handling of large Canon RAW files (.CRW)
• DNG compatibility on Intel-based Macintosh computers
• Lines sometimes appearing in images exported from Aperture

Aperture 1.5.2 Update is available via Software Update and also as a standalone installer.

More info and download link (131MB) here.


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