iLife ’11 is the latest version of consumer media suite from Apple. It is not just about one thing, it is rather a great combination of various applications. But this time only three of those much loved apps were updated for the latest 2011 version. The three included in the latest version are – iMovie, GarageBand and iPhoto. For the first time since the launch of App Store, these three applications would be made available as independent programs. Their cost would be $14.99. Exclusively for Mac, this package is absolutely free. Although the users of a similar suite from Microsoft, namely Windows Live Essentials, are enjoying such luxuries that run on Windows PCs for free. If you are not satisfied with three applications in Apple iLife ’11, you need to shell out some more dollars from your pocket and you will get iWeb site design software and iDVD by paying a price of $49. But in this what won’t be included is the online component, MobileMe, for which you have to shell out $99 every year.
In all recently purchased Mac systems, iLife ’11 suite is already installed. A good news for all those who have purchased their computers after October 20, 2010 can get iLife by just paying $6.99. iPhone 4 is a lot more improved version. The full-screen view and integration with Facebook gallery makes the gadget all the more lovable. That’s not all, you are now also able to sync the photo galleries with MobileMe galleries. iPhoto is capable of doing much more than just photo editing and organizing.
iMovie ’11 boasted of a combined timeline-storyboard editing view right from the time it was launched. And the ’11 version is a much better form of that original application. A brilliant feature is the Hollywood-style trailer creation. Now you can just drag the clips into a template clubbed to a soundtrack. Not only this, the application also lets you share it with ease on YouTube, Facebook, or MobileMe.
GarageBand ’11 is not just like the professional options life Ableton Live or Pro Tools. It doesn’t cost as high as other high-end apps. With a new feature added, namely Flex Time, it lets you improve the quality of the performances by either stretching or compressing waveforms to make a better combination with your tune. All the guitar lovers have a lot to look forward to with new virtual amps and stomp boxes that would give them more acoustic possibilities and effects.
So by now you must have all judged what’s in store for you with Apple iLife ’11. Indeed, it would be nothing short of giving your gadget a fresh lease of life. With Apple iLife ’11, you will have a gadget full of fresh, fully-loaded content that will not only give you much more flexibility but also make your gadget all the more lovable.