Apple’s iLife ’09 creativity suite include updates to the iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, iWeb, and IDVD products made famous for being pre-installed on Macs. iMovie ’09 received the a new Precision Editor mode, video stabilization, animated travel maps and improved drag and drop functionality. iPhoto ’09 now recognizes GPS tags, face detection and face recognition technologies for improved indexing of photos. GarageBand ’09 has added instruction modes with 18 lessons on how to play piano and guitar, bolstered by the star power of Sara Bareilles, John Fogerty, Norah Jones, and Sting.
All new Macs will come preloaded with iLife ’09, and users can upgrade their previous versions via download for $79.