Apple releases Aperture plug-in programming kit
Third-party programmers now can get started creating plug-ins for the company's Aperture software for editing and cataloging photos.
Apple on Monday released its software developer kit to let programmers.
OK, I recognize it's not the, but it's still important for the "creative professional" market to which Apple has catered for years.
This tool is designed to let others extend the abilities of Aperture, a move that adds some spice to its competition with geotagging tool.. Adobe has scads of third-party companies that create plug-ins for regular Photoshop, but Lightroom still lacks the equivalent for important editing functions. However, many have extended Lightroom's abilities with export functions, image-processing presets, and even a
Among those creating plug-ins for Aperture are Tiffen, Digital Film Tools, Nik Software, Image Trends, and PictureCode, Apple said.