February 11, 2008
Leopard 10.5.2 improves Photoshop, LR compatibility
I’m happy to see that Apple has released the 10.5.2 update to Mac OS X Leopard (check Software Update under the Apple menu). The update addresses some snags reported in using Photoshop CS3 and Lightroom on the new OS:
- Typing values into the options bar in Photoshop (e.g. to set brush size or crop dimension) is no longer problematic.
- Prior to 10.5.2, some Apple apps (Finder, Aperture, iPhoto, Preview) could crash or fail to read some complex XMP metadata, such as Lightroom develop snapshots. That problem has been fixed.
I’ve just installed the update, so I don’t have more detailed notes to share right now. That said, Macworld’s Dan Frakes enumerates some of the user-friendly tweaks featured in this rev.
Moments in time: Frozen Grand Central & more
Playing with our sense of time:
- Improv Everywhere recently staged some captivating performance art in NYC’s Grand Central Station, in which 207 people froze in place for five minutes. I’d love to see a time lapse view of the happening. [Via]
- IKEA makes superb use of slow-mo video in this new interactive catalog. The Flash UI lets you drag the image to change angles or change rooms. Motionographer offers some comments.
- oobject features time lapses of people playing with Wiis. [Via]
- Flickr use Apres makes intimate use of long exposure (more).