• Groundbreaking approach to image editing
  • Upgrade is free
  • Excellent new adjustments
  • Integrates with iLife and iWork ‘06
  • Versatile library-management options
  • Numerous interface and feature improvements


  • Various bugs, one potentially serious
  • Adjusting large Raw-format images can be slow on all but the fastest Macs and those with Apple’s recommended graphics cards
  • Needs more zoom options and keyboard shortcuts for adjustments
  • Can’t import XMP sidecar files
  • Inadequate printed documentation

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