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Apple's iPhoto Downloads Top 1 Million

CUPERTINO, California—March 7, 2002—Apple® today announced that iPhoto, Apple’s breakthrough application that makes it incredibly easy to save, organize and share digital photos, has been downloaded more than 1 million times since its launch in January. Total distribution of iPhoto is even higher when calculated to include all of the copies that are distributed pre-installed on new Mac® computers. Designed exclusively for Mac® OS X, iPhoto is available as a free download at www.apple.com/iphoto.

“iPhoto is the missing link in digital photography and is revolutionizing how we save, organize and share digital photos,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. “With more than one million downloads in just two months, iPhoto has almost instantly become one of the most popular digital photo applications of all time.”

With iPhoto, users can now automatically create custom web pages of their photos; easily view their photos in full-screen, cross-dissolved slide shows accompanied by their favorite music; email their photos to friends and family; order professionally-processed Kodak prints and enlargements online; or easily create and order a custom-printed, linen-covered hard bound book of their photos online*.

Availability and System Requirements
iPhoto is available as a free download from www.apple.com/iphoto. iPhoto requires Mac OS X version 10.1.2 and a Macintosh® with a built-in USB port. A Mac with a 400 MHz PowerPC G3 processor and 256MB RAM is recommended. Online ordering services are available in the U.S. and Canada, and require the English-language version of iPhoto. For a complete list of compatible digital cameras and printers, visit www.apple.com/iphoto.

Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh. Apple is committed to bringing the best personal computing experience to students, educators, creative professionals and consumers around the world through its innovative hardware, software and Internet offerings.

*Ordering services available in U.S. and Canada; requires English-language version of iPhoto.

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Apple
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