8 features a new photo app for Mac




This week, Apple released a test version of the application for processing and storing photos Photo for Mac , which is designed to replace iPhoto. The first had the opportunity to test the new program registered Apple developers . Further, the company plans to release a public beta and the final version will Photography this spring for users who have installed the platform OS X Yosemite.


The plans to stop supporting the application photo gallery iPhoto, released 13 years ago, and tools for professional photo processing Aperture, Apple said last year. The new application will provide the majority of users Photos more opportunities to work with images.

1. Mediatheque iCloud

If you turn in your library settings, integration with iCloud, the pictures will be downloaded to the cloud service Apple. Free will be stored first 5 GB of content for downloading large amounts necessary to purchase a subscription: 20 GB for $ 0.99 per month, 200 GB for $ 3.99, 500 GB for $ 9.99 or 1 TB for $ 19.99.


2. Synchronization of edits between iPhone and Mac

Photography program is closely linked with all the “apple” devices via iCloud. “Mediatheque iCloud» provides ubiquitous synchronization images. So, if a picture on the camera iPhone, it appears in the photo on the Mac. If you adjust the frame through the program on OS X, the changes will appear on the screen of your smartphone or tablet almost instantly. And if you need to go back to the source by pressing the button, the same thing will happen to the iPhone with the iPad.


3. Improved filters

Apple suffered in the desktop version of the photo some tools from the mobile application. In total, the program has eight filters: Mono Tint, Noir, Dissolve, photochrome, process, transport, and for a moment. Among the tools available in the program: Improving, rotation, filters, fixes and updates. Trimming allows you to crop the picture to the desired format: Arbitrary, 16: 9, 8:10, 5: 7 and others. In section three friends for color points: Light, Color and B & W with the ability to adjust the brightness, contrast, exposure, shadows, black point, etc.

4. User-friendly interface

The program looks and works much the same as the previously launched application Photos on the latest models iPhone and iPad. It has a “flat”, a simple and intuitive interface. In terms of ease Photo better than iPhoto and Aperture. The user gets access to the familiar interface, the same filters and effects will only use one program instead of two.


5. Quick work regardless of the size of the library

In addition to a more user-friendly and modern interface, Photos for Mac characterizes performance than can not boast the same iPhoto. When working with a library of tens of thousands of photos, the program maintains high performance.

6. Easy Sharing

In the photo on the Mac is convenient to share photos with friends and family through social networks and Internet services. Sharing button gives you access to dozens of instruments, including Mail, AirDrop, Facebook and Twitter. Thus liked to share pictures can be just a click.


7. Automatic cropping images

Photo – it’s not just fotomenedzher, but also a tool for editing images. Button to “improve” allows “make nice” one-click, and Revert to Original – cancel all changes. You can change the aspect ratio of the image, rotate, apply filters, adjust contrast, brightness, color, etc. There is even the option Auto Crop to automatically crop the picture, in accordance with the rule of thirds.

8. Printing photo books

With the new application, you can print photos. Projects section provides the ability to create greeting cards, calendars and other products, and order photo books to be printed.


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