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iPhoto 9.4.1

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Apple has released iPhoto 9.4.1 to improve synchronization of photos with iOS devices via iTunes and fix a problem with downloading and viewing photos synced from Facebook albums. The update also fixes two specific crashes: one when using the Export command and another when upgrading multiple books, cards, and calendars. Note that iPhoto 9.4.1 now requires OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2 or Lion 10.7.5. ($14.99 new from the Mac App Store, free update through Software Update or the Mac App Store, 757.62 MB direct download via Apple’s support page)

 

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Comments about iPhoto 9.4.1

WDHarris  2012-10-24 18:04
iPhoto 9.4.1 doesn't open when I attach my iPhone. The Pref is set for that to happen.