Apple's iLife 09 is available and features major upgrades to iPhoto, iMovie and GarageBand, with new ways to organize and manage photos, create movies and learn to play music.
iLife 09 is included with every new Mac and is available as a $79 upgrade for existing users through the Apple Store (www.apple.com), Apple's retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers.
iPhoto ?09 builds on the ability to automatically organize photos into Events by adding Faces and Places as new ways to easily organize and manage your photos using face detection, face recognition and GPS geo-tagging technologies. iMovie 09 expands on the fast movie creation introduced in iMovie 08 by adding the depth users want through powerful easy-to-use new features such as the new Precision Editor, video stabilization, advanced drag and drop, and animated travel maps. GarageBand ?09 introduces a new way to help you learn to play piano and guitar with 18 basic lessons and optional lessons from top artists such as Sara Bareilles, John Fogerty, Norah Jones and Sting.
iLife 09 also includes iWeb ?09 for authoring custom websites and iDVD 09 for creating DVDs. iWeb 09 adds new iWeb Widgets, such as iSight video and photos, a countdown timer, YouTube video and RSS feeds. New integrated FTP publishing allows you to publish your website to virtually any hosting service and updates to your site can now be automatically added to your Facebook profile.
You can see step-by-step demonstrations of iLife 09 features by browsing video tutorials at www.apple.com/ilife/tutorials