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BBEdit 12.1.4 includes enhancements and fixes
Posted 7/06/2018 at 17:45 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
BBEdit 12.1.4 adds support to the x-bbedit URL scheme for opening files and contains a number of fixes such as updates to the built-in PHP completion tags.

24U Software releases 24U SimpleFile Plug-In 3.0.3
Posted 7/05/2018 at 15:32 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
24U Software today releases 24U SimpleFile Plug-In 3.0.3, an important update to their plug-In for managing files and folders directly from FileMaker Pro or FileMaker Server. With 24U SimpleFile Plug-In your solution can easily create, delete, copy, move, and rename files and folders anywhere on your hard disk, on the FileMaker Server's hard disk, or any other network connected shared folder. Version 3.0.3 fixes an issue causing a crash on macOS 10.13 High Sierra.

AirBeamTV launches Mirror to Mac for screen mirroring from iPhone to Mac
Posted 7/05/2018 at 15:32 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
AirBeamTV today introduces Mirror to Mac, a new iPhone and iPad application for screen mirroring from iOS devices to Mac. It is the first app to allow for wireless screen mirroring, without the need to install an additional receiver application on the Mac. After enabling Screen Recording in Control Center, users can connect to the Chrome Browser on their Mac. Then slide up Control Center from within any app, firmly press and hold the screen recording button and start mirroring.

Keep It 1.4 adds Markdown editing, encrypted items, and more
Posted 6/25/2018 at 19:55 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
UK based Reinvented Software releases Keep It 1.4, an update to their popular notebook, scrapbook and organizer for macOS. Keep It is ideal for writing notes, saving web links, organizing documents, and finding them again. Version 1.4 adds Markdown editing and previewing, encrypted items, word counts for notes and other editable text documents. The Mac version also gains the ability to open anything in a window, show margins for any editable text document opened in its own window, and more.

Code Obsession releases Observatory 1.3 for macOS
Posted 6/25/2018 at 19:55 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Organize your astronomical images with Observatory. Plate solve, automatically tag and overlay millions of galaxies, variable stars, confirmed exoplanets, and other objects. Nondestructive calibrate, register, stack and process. Observatory includes Quick Look & Spotlight plugins for FITS, XISF (PixInsight) and SBIG images, supports these and many other image formats and lets you search and download images directly from professional astronomical image archives. Now with SkySafari integration.

Moth Software announces Mail Archiver X 4.2
Posted 6/25/2018 at 19:54 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Moth Software today announces Mail Archiver X 4.2 for Mac OS X, an important feature update to their app designed as a companion to the user's email application. Particularly valuable for businesses and individuals alike, Mail Archiver X allows consolidation, archiving, and permanent storage of emails. Emails may be saved in the application's native database format, or in Evernote, Filemaker, PDF, mbox, or Text. Version 4.2 adds support for directly archiving to PDF and allows filtering.

Default Folder X 5.2.5 supports Mojave, adds options
Posted 6/25/2018 at 19:54 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
St. Clair Software releases Default Folder X 5.2.5 today, an update to their award-winning utility for Mac OS X. Default Folder X enhances the file dialogs of all Mac OS X applications. It provides fast navigation to files, convenient previews, integrated Spotlight tagging and more. Default Folder X's custom keyboard shortcuts put favorite and recent folders at your fingertips. Version 5.2.5 delivers preliminary support for Mojave, folder sorting options and manual access to default folders.

Little Snitch 4.1
Posted 6/16/2018 at 23:16 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet

Little Snitch 4.1 adds Rule Group Subscriptions, Improved display of inactive rules in Little Snitch Configuration, Focus Mode and more. Note: This version does not support the developer preview of macOS Mojave (10.14). Use the latest Little Snitch 4.1 Nightly Build on macOS Mojave.


Apple announces updates to Apple TV 4K
Posted 6/04/2018 at 23:15 UTC in Apple TV by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apple TV 4K will receive support for Dolby Atmos that with a compatible sound system can send three-dimensional audio around and above you with pinpoint precision, more content from major cable providers and Autofill your saved passwords securely from your iOS devices.

Apple announces watchOS 5
Posted 6/04/2018 at 23:10 UTC in Apple Watch by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
watchOS 5 including Activity Competitions to compete against friends, improvements to automatic workout detection, advanced running features, Podcasts, Walkie-Talkie for one-on-one conversations, Siri to proactively suggesting relevant content and shortcuts at the right time and place throughout the day, improvements to notifications and Student ID Cards for accessing facilities at participating schools.

Apple announces macOS Mojave 10.14
Posted 6/04/2018 at 23:05 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
macOS Mojave includes new features such as Dark Mode, Dynamic Desktop that shifts the desktop based on the time of day, Stacks to organizing your files into related sets, improvements to screenshots, Continuity Camera to automatically send photos from your iPhone to your Mac, FaceTime call with up to 32 people, security improvements, improvements to Siri including control of Homekit devices as well as the News, Home, Stocks and Voice Memos apps from iOS now on your Mac.

Apple announces iOS 12
Posted 6/04/2018 at 22:43 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
iOS 12 is designed to make your iPhone and iPad experience even faster, more responsive, and more delightful including performance updates, FaceTime video and audio with up to 32 people at once, customizable and new Animojis, camera effects, ARKit 2 with support for multi user gaming, Screen Time to better understand usage, improved notifications, Do Not Disturb enhancements, Photos improvements, Siri integration with third party apps, privacy improvements and more.

Pixelmator Team releases major update to Pixelmator Pro
Posted 6/01/2018 at 19:00 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
The Pixelmator Team today releases Pixelmator Pro 1.1, a massive update to the world's most innovative image editing app for Mac. Pixelmator Pro features a modern single-window interface, nondestructive, GPU-powered image editing tools, machine learning-enhanced editing features, and more. Version 1.1 adds a modern way to easily prepare images for the web, brings machine learning-powered Auto Color Adjustments, Touch Bar support, a new Slice tool, SVG support, a new Tutorials page and more.

Twocanoes Releases Winclone 7 Boot Camp Imaging App for macOS
Posted 6/01/2018 at 19:00 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Twocanoes Software has released Winclone 7, a major upgrade to its award-winning Boot Camp imaging and migration software for the Mac. Fully compatible with Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10, Winclone makes it easy to clone, migrate, and backup Windows installed on a Mac. Winclone 7 features incremental imaging, a brand new interface, support for Microsoft MDT/SCCM and automatic configuration of Windows during the imaging process.

The new iShredder Mac 2 Offers Military Grade Data Deletion
Posted 6/01/2018 at 19:00 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Miami based developer, ProtectStar today announces iShredder Mac 2, their new military grade data deletion tool for macOS computers. iShredder securely deletes data using methods that meet and exceed government, military, and industry standards. Users simply drag-and-drop files, folders, or drives to the app and press the "Shred" button. iShredder then completely eliminates any chance for data reconstruction, even by government agencies.

Popular Note Taking App Agenda Comes to iOS
Posted 6/01/2018 at 18:59 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Momenta B.V. today announced that Agenda is launching for iOS on Tuesday, 29th May, 2018. Agenda is a date-focused note taking app for iOS and macOS, which helps you plan and document your projects. With its unique timeline, Agenda gives you a complete picture of past, present and future, driving your projects forward. The notes in Agenda are beautifully styled, and include powerful features like tags, lists, and links. It is now available for preorder in the App Store.

Cocoatech Releases Path Finder 8.0
Posted 6/01/2018 at 18:59 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based Cocoatech today announces Path Finder 8.0, a long awaited major update of their popular file browser. Path Finder allows you to view hidden files, compare, merge and synchronize folders, batch rename and batch select files, use Dual Pane and full keyboard navigation to browse your file system and much more. Path Finder is extremely customizable and allows you to work how you want. Become a master of file management with Path Finder 8.0!

SkyVPN Released VPN for Mac with Unlimited Traffic
Posted 6/01/2018 at 18:59 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based Sentry Secure Communication releases SkyVPN 1.0.5, a maintenance update to their popular private network application service for macOS. Version 1.0.5 improves the user experience with minor bug fixes. SkyVPN allows you to access all content from your Mac with the fastest and most stable VPN Servers. All your information will stay safe and protected because your data will be encrypted and your online activities will remain completely anonymous.

PopChar X 8.3 now with WYSIWYG font names and other UI improvements
Posted 6/01/2018 at 18:58 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Ergonis Software today released PopChar X 8.3, an improved version of the company's award-winning tool for finding and inserting special characters and exploring fonts. PopChar makes typing of unusual characters easy without having to remember keyboard combinations. The new version 8.3 offers a couple of smart user interface improvements, like WYSIWYG font names, the option to remember the selected font for all applications instead of separately per application, and more.

Funter 4.0 is Now Available for Download from the Mac App Store
Posted 6/01/2018 at 18:57 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Nektony announced today the official launch of Funter 4.0 in the Mac App Store. Funter is a popular free tool designed specifically to hide and view hidden files and folders on Mac. The app gives anyone the ability to switch a file or folder visibility in one click, making it hidden or unhidden. The app searches for files in system folders and package contents, even where Spotlight never looks. With Funter, Mac users can easily find, move and delete any file, including system and browser caches.

PDFpen 10.1 Improves Filling Forms, Link Visibility, AppleScript
Posted 5/18/2018 at 12:43 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based Smile today releases PDFpen and PDFpenPro 10.1, an update to its all-purpose PDF editing tool for macOS. Users can easily add signatures, text, and images, make changes and correct typos, OCR scanned docs, fill out forms and more. Easily mark up documents with highlighting, underscoring and strikethrough. Version 10.1 offers an improved form filling experience, better link visibility, and control over image opacity, as well as scripting access to some of the features in v10.

The new version 3 of Clean Text for iOS supports URL Schemes automation
Posted 5/18/2018 at 12:43 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apimac today announces Clean Text 3 for iOS, the new release of the popular app to reduce text cleanup and processing time. Clean Text is used by thousands of iPhone and iPad users to automate cleanup and editing text from text files, PDFs, documents from word processors, web pages, emails and other text material. The new version takes advantage of URL Schemes support which let other apps supporting this technology (like Workflow) to launch Clean Text via a link and perform actions.

Merlin Project Pro starts public beta phase now
Posted 5/18/2018 at 12:42 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
ProjectWizards today releases Merlin Project Pro, the successor to its professional project management software for macOS. With the Kanban board, Merlin Project Pro fills the gap to agile project management & supports the Kanban in a clever way. This combines the traditional management of large projects with the ease of the agile approach. Merlin Project Pro makes hybrid project management a reality on the Mac. Merlin Project Pro is initially released as a public beta version for final testing.

Compositor 1.2 - WYSIWYG LaTeX Mac app adds support for LaTeX 3
Posted 5/18/2018 at 12:42 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Austrian indie developer, Karl Traunmueller today released Compositor 1.2, an update to the Mac app that brings real-time WYSIWYG capabilities to the LaTeX document preparation system. Compositor delivers the same convenience and productivity of any modern word processor. Zero-turnaround, real-time typesetting. Version 1.2 is now compatible with LaTeX 3, improves resilience of the internal typesetting engine, and updates the bundled LaTeX distribution to TeX Live 2018.

File Cabinet Pro 6.3 Major Update Out - 85% Off for the Month of May
Posted 5/18/2018 at 12:42 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Florida based Writes for All Inc. today announces File Cabinet Pro 6.3, an important feature update to their powerful file manager for macOS. File Cabinet Pro allows anyone to open, move, rename, tag, trash, copy and paste files, all from a popover window that appears from the menu bar. This useful utility serves as a convenient place for users to store files they access often, as it completely eliminates desktop clutter. Version 6.3 is a significant update, offering several new features.

Putty for Mac 9.0.0 has been released
Posted 5/18/2018 at 12:42 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based WinOnMacs today announces Putty for Mac 9.0.0 for MacOS. Version 9.0.0 is another major release, fixing minor bugs and font rendering. Putty is one of the Best Terminal Emulators available today. It Supports different types of Network Protocols such as SSH, FTP, SCP, Telnet and more. Official versions of Putty are available on Unix-like platforms, and now it's widely available for Mac systems running OSX 10.9.5 or higher.

SyncSpace 6: Collaborative Canvas for Concept Creation
Posted 5/18/2018 at 12:41 UTC in iPad by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
The Infinite Kind todays announce a major update to SyncSpace, its drawing and collaboration app for iOS. SyncSpace 6 provides a basket full of enhancements, making it the most powerful tool for sharing visual ideas across teams of any size. SyncSpace takes collaborative drawing an even larger step forward. Think of it as an infinite shared whiteboard where everyone can express their ideas through sketches, photos, text, web pages, and maps on the same canvas.

Streets 4.0: Street View App Adds Drag and Drop and Live Panorama Mode
Posted 5/07/2018 at 23:43 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
FutureTap GmbH today releases Streets 4, an update to their street level view browser app for iPhone, iPad & Apple Watch. Anyone can navigate to any 360 degree panorama simply by dropping a pin on the map or by searching for an address or contact. A selection of more than 2000 spectacular locations such as national parks, museums & underwater panoramas are available in a gallery as well. Panorama coverage is visualized with a blue map overlay and favorite panoramas can be organized in folders.

Archisketch 3.0 Adds Collaboration, Advanced Colour and Much More
Posted 5/07/2018 at 23:42 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Archisketch 3.0 major new upgrade released with features for more granular control for all, plus exciting new infrastructure for Plus Pack add-ons that bring advanced colour capabilities in Colour Plus Pack and collaboration in iCloud Plus Pack to scale-aware sketching app on iPad for architects and designers. Free to try with 1 project and 50 shapes; $14.99 for unlimited projects and shapes, or $24.99 unlimited with both plus packs. Customers upgrade free, plus packs extra. Req: iOS 11.

SecuritySpy 4.2.4 - Update to macOS CCTV Software
Posted 5/07/2018 at 23:42 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Ben Software today announced the release of SecuritySpy 4.2.4, an update to the premier multi-camera video surveillance software for the Mac. With powerful and flexible recording features, motion-activated events, and remote monitoring and configuration, SecuritySpy is designed for demanding video surveillance applications. This version adds many new features and improvements, including improved playback of captured footage, web interface improvements, and bug fixes.

Apple discontinues Airport and Time Capsule lines
Posted 4/30/2018 at 12:59 UTC in Apple by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apple has official discontinued its Airport and Time Capsule lines of Wifi routers after current stock sells out. Hardware and software support will continue to be provided for the time being.

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