Here’s Every Single iOS App Apple Updated In The App Store Today [Roundup]

Here’s Every Single iOS App Apple Updated In The App Store Today [Roundup]

A lot of Apple’s own apps got updated in the App Store this afternoon.

Following the public release of iOS 6 and OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2 earlier today, Apple has pushed a host of notable updates for many of its additional iOS apps in the App Store. Apps like Podcasts got iCloud sync and iOS 6 support, while smaller updates have been seeded to bring simple iOS 6 compatibility. Other popular apps from the iLife and iWork iOS suites received updates today too.

Here’s a list of all the iOS app updates Apple released today:

iPhoto 1.1:

• Added support for iPod touch (4th generation and later)
• Coaching tips have been added to the Help system on the iPhone and iPod touch
• Effects now include six new Apple-designed ink effects such as Chalk and Palette Knife
• Images up to 36.5 megapixels are now supported*
• Full resolution photos can now be imported via iTunes File Sharing
• Tag albums can be created by adding custom tags to photos
• “Updating Library” alert appears less frequently
• Multiple photos can now be saved to the Camera Roll at one time
• Cropping presets now use detected faces to determine composition
• Tilt-shift and gradient effects can now be rotated
• Facebook sharing now supports single sign-on in Settings
• Comments can be added more easily when posting photos to Facebook
• Videos can be uploaded to Facebook
• Locations and friend tags can now be set when posting photos to Facebook
• Comments and locations can be set on individual photos when sharing a group of photos to Facebook
• Any photo previously posted to Facebook can be more easily replaced with a more current version
• A notification is now displayed when an upload to Facebook completes in the background
• Photos can now be shared directly to Cards, iMovie, and other supporting apps
• Journals now include new layout options
• Fonts and alignment of text in journal items can be modified
• New style and color options are available for Note and Memory items in journals
• Journal Note and Memory items can now be resized
• Dividers can be added to break journal pages into sections to control the reflow of layouts
• A new Swap mode makes it easier to change the placement of items in a journal layout
• You can now place a pin on a journal map when no location data is present
• Links to journals can now be shared directly to Facebook and Twitter, and via Messages
• Links to remote journals can now be shared even if the journal was created on another device
• A new Publish Changes button provides control over when to update your journal
• An overlay displaying month and year now appears when scrolling in Photos view
• Photos can now be sorted by date and can be filtered using new criteria
• Photos view now includes a Power Scroll strip for high-speed scrolling
• Grid of thumbnails can now be expanded to multiple rows in portrait orientation

*36.5MP images supported on iPhone 5 and third-generation iPad

iMovie 1.4:

• Three new trailers — Adrenaline, Coming of Age, and Teen
• Add photos to any trailer and have them automatically animate with the Ken Burns effect
• On iPad, open the Precision Editor to create split audio edits
• Play clips in the Video Browser before adding them to your project
• Create a slideshow by sharing photos from iPhoto for iOS
• Tap the help icon to display Coaching tips
• 1080p HD upload resolution is now available for sharing to YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, and CNN iReport
• Audio recordings captured in a project now appear in the Audio Browser for easy access

GarageBand 1.3:

• Create custom ringtones and alerts for your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch*
• Import songs from the Music library on your iOS device
• Play or record with GarageBand in the background while using other apps**

Keynote 1.6.2:

• Support for iOS 6
• Ability to open a presentation in another app

Numbers 1.6.2:

• Support for iOS 6
• Ability to open a spreadsheet in another app

iTunes U 1.3:

iTunes U 1.3 adds support for iOS 6. This version also provides:

• A new single day view to see all of your posts and assignments due on a particular day.

Find My Friends 2.0:

• Location-based alerts (requires iOS 6)
• Friend Suggestions
• Favorites

Find My iPhone 2.0:

• Lost Mode (available on devices running iOS 6 or later)
• Battery Charge indicator
• Forever login (On iOS 6, if the account used to log in is the same as the iCloud account configured on the device

Cards 2.0:

• Universal app with native support for iPad
• Six beautiful new letterpress holiday card designs
• New layouts support up to 3 photos on a single card
• Mail customized cards to up to 12 recipients in the same order
• Images in iPhoto can be shared directly to Cards
• Automatic image sharpening improves print quality
• Enhanced Card History view on iPad
• Improvements to address verification
• Improvements to the checkout process

Podcasts 1.1:

Podcasts 1.1 adds support for iOS 6. This version also provides:

• Automatically keep your podcast subscriptions up-to-date between devices using iCloud
• A new setting to choose to automatically download new episodes only when on Wi-Fi
• A new setting to choose whether to play episodes by oldest to newest or newest to oldest
• Pull to refresh a subscription to check for new episodes on iOS 6
• Additional performance and stability improvements

Apps only updated with iOS 6 compatibility:

You can grab all of these updates for free in the App Store.

  • Matthew Gonzales Landry

    I had 15 apps that needed updating. That’s whack…

  • buffta

    Forgot Pages and iBooks. I had to update these from the full details page of these two as they didn’t show under updates.

  • Martin Dobson

    Thank goodness they updated Cards, I use that one all the time. :-\

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