Apple updates iPhoto and Aperture for Mac with Photo Stream improvements, bug fixes, Safari and Java

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Today, Apple has released software updates for the Mac version of iPhoto and for Aperture. The updates both focus on bug fixes and improvements.

Notably, both apps were given improvements and fixes for Photo Stream integration. iPhoto now has easier image deleting and exporting from Photo Stream, while Aperture has a bug fix related to Shared Photo Streams.

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Safari and Java were also updated with improved security (release notes below). Notably, the new update introduces controls to specify which websites can use Java – something that should help prevent malicious websites from exploiting the never-ending stream of Java exploits.

Full release notes below:

iPhoto 9.4.3:

• Photos can now be deleted from My Photo Stream by dragging to the Trash

• Photos can now be exported from Photo Stream using the Export command in the File menu

• RAW images manually imported from My Photo Stream are now editable

• Fixes a bug that could cause manually-rotated photos to appear unrotated when shared to Photo Stream

• Addresses an issue that could cause iPhoto to quit unexpectedly while syncing to Facebook

• Resolves an issue that could cause calendar text to appear at the wrong font size, resulting in order cancellation

• Fixes an issue that could cause books to have an incorrect number of pages after rearranging two-page spreads

• Includes stability improvements

Aperture 3.4.4:

• Addresses an issue that could cause Aperture to quit unexpectedly during image import

• Nikon P7700 RAW images are now displayed correctly in the Import window

• Thumbnails with version names longer than 250 characters are now displayed correctly

• Fixes an issue that could cause multiple warning dialogs to appear when web albums are synced after waking from sleep

• Addresses an issue that could cause Aperture to quit unexpectedly when uploading photos to Photo Stream

• Shared Photo Stream invitation lists now scroll correctly

• Includes stability and performance improvements

Additionally, Apple has updated Safari and Java with the following improvements:

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