Apple Unveils New Upgraded iLife ’11

iLife ’11 with Major Upgrades to iPhoto, iMovie and

Apple today introduced iLife ’11, a major upgrade that gives Mac users
even more great ways to create and share photos, movies and music.
iPhoto ’11 has a whole new look, with stunning full screen modes for
Faces, Places and Events. iMovie ’11 makes it easier than ever to edit
videos and quickly transform them into fun theatrical trailers for easy
posting online. GarageBand ’11 introduces new ways to improve your
playing and create great sounding songs with Flex Time and Groove
Matching. Free with every new Mac, iLife ’11 is available as a $49
upgrade for existing users.

“iLife is widely regarded as the best suite of ‘Digital Life’
applications in the world, and iLife ’11 makes them even better,” said
Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “iLife now makes it easier than ever to create
books and letterpress cards, make amazing movie trailers from your
personal videos and post them online, and make your band sound far
better or teach yourself piano or guitar.”

iPhoto ’11 features stunning new full screen modes that take advantage
of your Mac’s brilliant display for browsing, editing and showcasing
your photos. Sharing your photos is easier than ever in iPhoto ’11,
whether you send them by email using one of eight beautiful themes, post
them to your Facebook wall with a single click, or play them in full
screen with one of 12 professionally designed slideshows. iPhoto ’11
features a completely new approach to creating books and cards with a
sleek carousel interface, intelligent book layout and a bookshelf that
displays all your projects. New letterpress cards let you combine your
photos and text with elegant imprinted designs to create unique wedding
invitations, birth announcements, holiday greetings and more.

iMovie ’11 helps you turn your videos into captivating Hollywood-style
trailers that are fun to watch and share. You can choose from 15
different genres including Adventure, Romantic Comedy and Epic Drama,
each one complete with its own unique titles, graphics and cinematic
soundtrack. Powerful new tools make it easy to selectively adjust audio
levels and apply sophisticated visual effects like flash and hold,
instant replay and jump cuts with a single click. People Finder analyzes
your videos and marks sections containing faces, so you can quickly
find the perfect clips for your trailer or movie. iMovie ’11 also adds
exciting new themes that make your videos look like professional news or
sports programs. 

GarageBand ‘11 includes two new ways to fix or change the timing of your
recordings. Flex Time lets you move, stretch or shorten individual
notes by clicking on just the part of the audio waveform you want to
change, without affecting the rest of the recording. With Groove
Matching, you can select any track as the “Groove Track” and all other
tracks will instantly match its rhythmic feel. GarageBand ’11 adds seven
authentic-sounding new guitar amps, five fun new stompbox effects, and
22 new Basic Lessons for piano and guitar. The new “How did I Play?”
feature listens while you play along with any lesson, highlights
mistakes and tracks your progress to help you become a better musician. 

Pricing & Availability:
iLife ’11 is available immediately for a suggested retail price of $49
(US) through the Apple Store (, Apple’s retail stores and
Apple Authorized Resellers. The iLife ’11 Family Pack includes five
licenses and is available for $79 (US) and the Mac Box Set which
includes iLife ’11, iWork and Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard is available
for $129 (US). 



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