iPhoto for iPhone and iPad updated for iOS 6, includes many new features

iPhoto for iPhone and iPad have been updated with support for iOS 6 and also includes a slew of new features including coaching tips, new ink effects, support for 36.5 megapixel photos, and more.

  • Added support for iPod touch (4th generation and later)
  • Coaching tips have been added to the Help system on the iPhone and iPod touch
  • Effects now include six new Apple-designed ink effects such as Chalk and Palette Knife
  • Images up to 36.5 megapixels are now supported*
  • Full resolution photos can now be imported via iTunes File Sharing
  • Tag albums can be created by adding custom tags to photos
  • "Updating Library" alert appears less frequently
  • Multiple photos can now be saved to the Camera Roll at one time
  • Cropping presets now use detected faces to determine composition
  • Tilt-shift and gradient effects can now be rotated
  • Facebook sharing now supports single sign-on in Settings
  • Comments can be added more easily when posting photos to Facebook
  • Videos can be uploaded to Facebook
  • Locations and friend tags can now be set when posting photos to Facebook
  • Comments and locations can be set on individual photos when sharing a group of photos to Facebook
  • Any photo previously posted to Facebook can be more easily replaced with a more current version
  • A notification is now displayed when an upload to Facebook completes in the background
  • Photos can now be shared directly to Cards, iMovie, and other supporting apps
  • Journals now include new layout options
  • Fonts and alignment of text in journal items can be modified
  • New style and color options are available for Note and Memory items in journals
  • Journal Note and Memory items can now be resized
  • Dividers can be added to break journal pages into sections to control the reflow of layouts
  • A new Swap mode makes it easier to change the placement of items in a journal layout
  • You can now place a pin on a journal map when no location data is present
  • Links to journals can now be shared directly to Facebook and Twitter, and via Messages
  • Links to remote journals can now be shared even if the journal was created on another device
  • A new Publish Changes button provides control over when to update your journal
  • An overlay displaying month and year now appears when scrolling in Photos view
  • Photos can now be sorted by date and can be filtered using new criteria
  • Photos view now includes a Power Scroll strip for high-speed scrolling
  • Grid of thumbnails can now be expanded to multiple rows in portrait orientation

Whew! What a list? What's your favorite new feature?

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dloveprod says:

That's a nice list of updated features.

pererau says:

"Updating Library" alert appears less frequently
Multiple photos can now be saved to the Camera Roll at one time

Hallelujah!!