Back to the Mac: iPhoto ’11

At today’s Back to the Mac event, Steve announced iLife ’11. In this post, I’ll overview iPhoto ’11.


In the new version, there will be a more fleshed-out full screen mode. You can now do more without looking at the app chrome. Your library, Faces, and Places all have full screen capability now.

Facebook integration is now better than before. Frankly, this is extremely important in today’s market. All the hip kids are using Facebook. iPhoto will now pull down your albums from Facebook regardless of how you updated it. Best of all, it will also pull down any comments on your photos directly into the app. Cool, huh?

It now has a brand new in-app email interface. You no longer have to export your pictures to to send them to friends. You can now share your photos without leaving iPhoto.

Also, the professional printing interface has been revamped. It is beautiful and completely full screen capable. Best of all, Apple is introducing the ability to order letter-pressed cards. This is really great news for the crafty folks in the Mac community.

Grant is a writer from Delaware. In his spare time, Grant maintains a personal blog, hosts The Weekly Roar, hosts Quadcast, and writes for video games.