Apple has shipped an essential software update for iLife 08, iLife Support 8.2.

The 9.7MB download supports system software components shared by all iLife 08 applications to improve their stability and performance, Apple explains.

Apple has introduced a raft of updates for the components of its iLIfe 08 suite, shipping patches for iPhoto, iWeb, iMovie and GarageBand in recent weeks.

The update is available through Software Update and for direct download from Apple's website.