Apple iLife '09 is a great application suite for simple media organizing and editing, and the addition of features like face recognition, geotagging, and music lessons makes it worth the update.
If you don't already have iLife and you deal with digital media, you should get iLife '06. If you have an older version, think carefully about whether the new features are worth the price.
Apple iLife '08 is a fine, affordable media-editing suite that should keep beginners and hobbyists happy when managing pictures, videos, songs, and podcasts, but those seeking to fine-tune movies should look elsewhere.
Apple's revamped productivity and lifestyle software is free, and full of new features. But some users are howling over what's been taken out.
Apple has introduced a new generation of its iWork and iLife suites of apps, and they'll be available for free with every new Mac or iOS device purchase.
Apple's Eddy Cue shows off revamped versions of the company's iLife suite. iPhoto, iMovie, and GarageBand are all getting new looks, including new editing features for iMovie.
Alongside the iPhone announcements yesterday, Apple also made its iWork and iLife iPhone and iPad apps free to all new device purchasers, backdated to the start of September.
At its iPad event Tuesday, Apple announced updates for iLife and iWork.
Updates for Apple's work and play software for iOS briefly appeared on the company's Web site over the weekend, just ahead of Apple's special event.
Apple pushed out some updates to each of the iLife apps today to address some small bugs and add a couple of useful features.