Aperture: About the 2.1.4 software update

Aperture 2.1.4

This update addresses general compatibility with Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard, improves overall stability, and fixes a number of issues involving import, web publishing, and the creation and ordering of books. This update is recommended for all users of Aperture 2, and is required to run Aperture 2 on Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard.

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Automatic Software Update

Choose Software Update from the Apple () menu to automatically check for the latest Apple software.

Manual Update

Apple Support Downloads offers a standalone installer that you can use instead if you wish.

What's new in this update?


Addresses general compatibility with Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard.


Addresses an issue from Aperture 2.1.3 that prevented the "Do not import duplicates" option in the import window to properly detect and filter out duplicate photos.

MobileMe Support

Addresses an issue that caused JPEG images to be compressed when uploading photos to MobileMe, even when the "Actual Size Images" option was selected.


Addresses an issue that could cause dust jackets to render incorrectly when switching between the softcover and hardcover options with the Stock Book theme.

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