New Life for iLife and iWork
Apple is breathing new life into a few of their projects. It seems that Apple is hoping to revitalize iLife and iWork by offering them for free.
There is a new life for iLife. Apple announced today the iLife will be free with a new iOS or Mac purchase.
Updates have been done to iPhoto, iMovie and Garageband.
Iphotos now moves faster and smoother thanks to 64 bits. iPhoto has gotten a new look to go with the new iOS, it is now black and gray instead of silver. There is a new app called Book which works with iPhoto and allows you to design books on your phone or tablet which Apple will print and send to you, for a fee.
Imovie has a new look and now allows you to share your videos on your social networks. There are some new effects such as picture in picture, a new browser and special slow-mo controls for 120fps video captured on the iPhone 5S. A new feature is iMovie Theater that takes clips and lets you put them in a simple page.
Garage Band has doubled their tracks from 8 to 16 and 64-bit devices can handle up to 32 tracks. It has a new look. An in-app purchase includes 14 more drummers and instruments.
The has gotten its biggest update ever. Pages, Numbers and Keynotes have been totally reworked for iOS 7 and will be released today. The program works with Mac and will be free with any new Mac or iOS.
Some of the new tweaks include content sensitive keyboards as well as an inspector on the side of the screen in the Mac App that puts contextual controls there, based on what you’re doing. Numbers gets a new object-based design and interactive charts. The biggest updates here seem to be collaboration features that allow you to share documents through iCloud or the Apples iWork Beta service online.
Using iCloud will even let PC and Mac users collaborate. The whole iWork system is free.
Originally posted 2013-10-22 20:06:04.