Apple has just made updates to two of its multimedia apps: Garageband for the iPad and iMovie for the iPhone/iPad. The updates include bug fixes, improvements to performance and stability and other additional features.
GarageBand is a application that was originally available for the Mac OS X only, but earlier this year it was brought to the iOS (iPad only). GarageBand is a multimedia software application used to create music and podcasts and was released by Apple as part of the iLife software suite. For the complete documentation of the update, click here. Here are the new features that came with 1.0.1 update:
What's new in GarageBand for iPad 1.0.1?
- Support for audio output over AirPlay, Bluetooth devices and HDMI with the Apple Digital AV Adapter.
- Import of AIFF, WAV, CAF audio files and Apple Loops (16 bit, 44.1 kHz).
- Allows copy and paste of audio from supported apps into GarageBand.
- Addresses occurrences of GarageBand freezing while playing Smart Instruments.
- Improves overall stability and addresses a number of minor issues.
iMovie is a video editing software that allows Mac and iDevice users to edit and create their own home videos. Just like Garageband, iMovie was originally from the Mac OS and was ported by Apple to the iPhone 4 just last year, and for the iPad earlier this year. iMovie is also bundled with the iLife software suite. Version 1.2.1 brought these new features:
What's New in iMovie version 1.2.1?
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- Audio plays from your HDTV when using the Apple Digital AV Adapter.
- Video plays full screen from Marquee to your HDTV when using the Apple Digital AV Adapter.
- Resolves some cases of missing media in projects.
- Provides more accurate clip grouping by date in Video browser.
- Fixes an issue where a project's background music would not fade in or out.
- Additional performance and reliability improvements.