iLife 11 for Mac Announced

Today at the Apple Back to the Mac event, Apple [AAPL] announced iLife 11. This new version costs $49 for those buying it now, or comes free for those who buy a Mac from today onwards.

New features of iLife 11 include a new version of iPhoto (version 11) that brings the app to full screen mode on the Mac. New features show that the software can email photos, themes, and more easily integrate with Facebook and Flickr. Books can more easily be created with this new version as well as letterpress photo cards. 12 new themes are also included allowing you to make better slideshows for your pictures in full screen.

Also included in the update is iMovie 11 that aims to make movie editing easier. New features revealed show there are new ways to manipulate sound with single mouse clicks. Also the ability to create Holywood style trailers is included where you pull segments of movies in to a template. Overall, it looks quite impressive for those who want a bit more from their home movies.

Next up was GarageBand 11 that brings more advanced features to the software such as the ability to work with Flex Time to extend musical notes as well as matching the rhythm across several instruments.

Overall its an impressive set of features at a decent price. Full details of the software can be found over on the Apple site.

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