Apple has updated its professional photography application, Aperture, raising the software to version 1.5.4.

Aperture offers photographers an advanced RAW image workflow, professional project-management capabilities, compare and select tools, nondestructive image processing, and versatile printing and publishing.

The Aperture 1.5.4 update is required in order to use the application with iLife '08, which Apple is shipping now. The company recommends the update for all users.

The software weighs in as a 129.7MB download.