Adobe Releases Photoshop Mix Version 1.1

Photoshop Mix Update

Adobe has released a new update for Photoshop Mix, which is a free app for the iPad. New features in version 1.1 include the following:

  • Image Swap, enabling users to change the order of layers in a Mix project by dragging and dropping thumbnails
  • Redesigned undo and redo experience enabling for more creative freedom
  • Full round-trip editing capabilities between Photoshop Express and Photoshop Mix
  • Ability to save full resolution files to the user’s local camera roll
  • Support for large panoramic files, as well as PNG file formats

Photoshop Mix is available here on the iTunes App Store.

Apple Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 5.06

Aperture 3

Apple has issued an update to Digital Camera RAW to version 5.06, which adds RAW image compatibility for the following cameras to Aperture 3 and iPhoto ’11.

You can download the update from Apple’s website.

Adobe Releases Guide for Moving from Aperture to Lightroom

Switch from Aperture to Lightroom

With the recent news that Apple is killing off Aperture, many users are flocking to Adobe Lightroom, while others are waiting it out to see what Apple has in store with its new Photos app due in OS X 10.10 Yosemite.

In the mean time, Adobe has created a guide for those who are interested in transitioning from Aperture to Lightroom. You can download the guide here on Adobe’s website. While Adobe pushes pretty heavy for the Creative Cloud Photography plan on the page where you find the guide, you can still buy a perpetual license for Lightroom.

Apple Updates MacBook Pro Retina Models

MacBook Pro Retina 2014

Apple has updated its MacBook Pro Retina line with new processors and more memory. The new models received faster versions of Intel Haswell processors and entry-level models had their RAM doubled.

All 13″ models now feature 8GB RAM in the standard configuration, while all 15″ models now start with 16GB RAM. Additionally, the high-end 15″ model is now priced $100 less for the standard configuration at $2499.

The 13″ model can be configured with up to a dual-core 3.0GHz Core i7 processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.5GHz, while the 15″ model can be configured with up to  a quad-core 2.8GHz Core i7 processor with Turbo Boost speeds up to 4.0GHz.

Check out all the new models here at B&H Photo.