Apple has updated iDVD, iMovie HD and iPhoto, part of the iLife suite.

iDVD 5.0.1 addresses issues related to stability and compatibility with iPhoto slideshows and iMovie HD. It is 2.6MB.

iPhoto 5.0.2 solves problems with iPhoto book layout, multiword searching, iDVD slideshow integration and slideshow performance and photo editing on G3 systems. It is 5.5MB.

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iMovie HD 5.0.2 addresses issues with video and audio synchronization for DV projects. Other issues addressed include audio in PAL widescreen; sharing (exporting) HDV to videocamera tape; synchronizing with HDV 720p content; importing video from a DV videocamera when using analogue passthrough or recording live video; compatibility with some analogue-to-digital converter boxes; capturing video with Hi-8 (Digital 8) devices; placing titles over DV content; playing iPhoto slideshows that include protected content; and opening iMovie 4 projects that use speed-adjusted clips.


These updates to three of Apple's iLife '05 applications come days before Apple is due to display it's wares at NAB, the World's largest electronic media show.

At last year's NAB Apple launched Motion, and announced Final Cut HD, Shake 3.5, DVD Studio Pro 3, and various updates to its pro video apps including Cinema Tools, Compressor, and LiveType,

The company also introduced the new Xsan Storage Area Network File System, and announced updates to its PowerBook and iBook lines at the time.

For up to the minute NAB news stay tuned to Macworld this weekend.