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1Password for Mac 6.8.3
Posted 10/14/2017 at 2:34 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
1Password for Mac 6.8.3 makes the communication between 1Password and the web browsers Chrome and Firefox has been made much more reliable; fixes a graphical glitch that occurred in detached 1Password mini detail windows affecting some Macs running macOS 10.13. {OPM-5137} and fixes a crash during first-run setup for Mac App Store users.

App Tamer 2.3.3 can speed up Time Machine and adjust process priorities
Posted 10/13/2017 at 19:51 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
St. Clair Software is happy to deliver an update today for App Tamer, its Macintosh utility that manages applications to yield more efficient CPU usage, increased battery life and quieter operation. App Tamer's unique AutoStop capability automatically slows down or pauses applications when you switch away from them, and then restarts them when you click back to them. Version 2.3.3 offers a new option to speed up Time Machine backups and addresses a number of other issues.

Pixelmator for iOS 2.4 Cobalt adds support for iOS 11
Posted 10/13/2017 at 19:51 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
The Pixelmator Team today releases Pixelmator for iOS 2.4 Cobalt, a major update to its full-featured, powerful, and fast image editor for iPad and iPhone. Pixelmator offers everything you need to create, edit, and enhance your images. Codenamed Cobalt, version 2.4 brings full support for iOS 11, adds support for Drag and Drop so you can move images and graphics between Pixelmator for iPad and other apps more easily than ever, includes support for importing HEIF images, and more.

Pixelmator 3.7 Mount Whitney brings full support for macOS High Sierra
Posted 10/13/2017 at 19:51 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
The Pixelmator Team today releases Pixelmator 3.7 Mount Whitney, a major update to its full-featured, powerful, and fast image editing app for macOS. Pixelmator offers everything you need to create, edit, and enhance your images. Pixelmator 3.7 Mount Whitney brings full support for macOS High Sierra, adds the ability to launch Pixelmator from the Photos app and save edits back to your original image, features support for importing HEIF images, and more.

PopChar X 8.2 with layout enhancements and High Sierra compatibility
Posted 10/13/2017 at 19:51 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Ergonis Software today releases PopChar X 8.2, 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. With version 8.2, Ergonis made a great job in enhancing and refining the recently released version 8 of PopChar X. Ergonis Software is also pleased to announce that all Ergonis macOS products are fully compatible with High Sierra.

Dropshare 4.7 - Major Update to macOS File Sharing Tool
Posted 10/13/2017 at 19:50 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Independent software developer, Timo Josten today announces Dropshare 4.7, a major update to his popular secure file sharing tool developed exclusively for macOS. Dropshare is a menu bar application for Drag & Drop upload files, screenshots and even directories to many supported hosting providers, including Dropshare Cloud. Version 4.7 introduces screenshot annotations, additional hosting providers, improved screen recordings and many more changes.

Pixelmator 3.7 includes macOS High Sierra support and more
Posted 10/07/2017 at 23:59 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Pixelmator 3.7 Mount Whitney brings full support for macOS High Sierra, adds the ability to launch Pixelmator from the Photos app and save edits back to your original image, features support for importing HEIF images, and more

Dejal Time Out 2.3 Enhances the Postpone and Skip Options
Posted 10/02/2017 at 20:44 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Dejal today announces Time Out 2.3, an update to their popular break reminder app for macOS. Using a computer for hours on end can lead to eye, back, and neck strain. Time Out 2 offers users gentle reminders to take breaks, allowing them to stretch and relax. Version 2.3 adds the ability to show the number of times each break has been postponed, skipped, and/or done today, and can set daily limits on postponing and skipping. There's also a mini-pie-chart option, and High Sierra compatibility.

Disk Drill Now Supports macOS 10.13 High Sierra and APFS
Posted 10/02/2017 at 20:43 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
CleverFiles today releases Disk Drill 3.5, a groundbreaking update to their well-known data recovery app for macOS. Featuring a state-of-the-art algorithm, CleverFiles is an incredibly powerful software recovery solution. Version 3.5 now enables support for Apple's new APFS file system, as well as adds full data recovery support for iOS 11. The user interface has been improved and is even easier than ever including added hints to help guide users to successful recovery of their lost files.

FontAgent 8 Adds New Previews, Search, High Sierra and Typekit Support
Posted 10/02/2017 at 20:43 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Insider Software today announced the immediate availability of FontAgent 8 for Macintosh, which adds support for macOS High Sierra and Adobe Typekit, as well as many new capabilities to its long list of industry-leading font management features. New V8 functionality includes faster font previews and search, an all-new Tile View, a more powerful Table View, searchable font tags and comments, automatic font cache clearing, and auto-activation plugins for Adobe Creative Cloud and QuarkXPress 2017.

ConceptDraw Office v4 Supports macOS High Sierra
Posted 10/02/2017 at 20:43 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
CS Odessa announced today that its popular business graphics and project management suite of ConceptDraw products are fully compatibile with the Apple's latest desktop operating system macOS 10.13 (High Sierra). ConceptDraw Office remains the world's premier cross-platform productivity solution. Its integrated mind mapping, project management, and business diagramming applications provide a flexibility and depth of functionality unparalleled in a product of its cost.

Cocoatech Releases Path Finder 7.6 (macOS High Sierra Edition)
Posted 10/02/2017 at 20:43 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based Cocoatech today announces Path Finder 7.6, a free update of their popular file browser for users running macOS High Sierra 10.13. 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 7.6!

ChronoSync 4.8.1 is macOS High Sierra Ready
Posted 10/02/2017 at 20:42 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Florida based Econ Technologies today announces ChronoSync 4.8.1, now supporting macOS High Sierra and the new Apple File System (APFS). Use ChronoSync 4.8.1 to backup your Mac boot volume before upgrading to this major release of macOS. Be sure to take advantage of the new features such as Assistants that guide you through the process of configuring a Synchronizer Task, simplified Schedule entry and editing, and the new 'Validate...' step to check backed up data.

Twocanoes Software announces that Boot Runner 2 is High Sierra Ready
Posted 10/02/2017 at 20:42 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Twocanoes Software announces macOS High Sierra compatibility for Boot Runner 2. Boot Runner is the ideal OS selection manager for dual boot Macs. It offers a customizable startup screen and remote boot control, ensuring Windows or other operating systems are available to receive critical security updates at the right time. Boot Runner 2.2 includes customization options to make the startup selection screen easy for users to choose the OS environment that they need.

Twocanoes Software announces that Winclone 6 is High Sierra Ready
Posted 10/02/2017 at 20:42 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Twocanoes Software announces MacOS High Sierra compatibility for Winclone 6. Winclone is the essential solution for cloning and migrating Boot Camp on 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 Pro features stand-alone package installation for mass deployment of Boot Camp in enterprise environments.

SyncMate 7 is out: supports Android 8, iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra
Posted 10/02/2017 at 20:42 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Eltima Software releases SyncMate 7, an updated version of their powerful synchronization tool for OS X. SyncMate allows syncing Mac computers with iOS and Android devices, other Macs, MTP devices, as well as with online storage accounts such as Google, Dropbox, iCloud and Microsoft Services, including Outlook, Office 365 Home and Business accounts. The latest version of SyncMate features support of Android 8 (Oreo), iOS 11 and macOS 10.13 (High Sierra).

Maintain Releases Cocktail 11.0 (High Sierra Edition)
Posted 10/02/2017 at 20:41 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Maintain today announces Cocktail 11.0 (High Sierra Edition), a new edition of Cocktail for users running macOS High Sierra 10.13. Cocktail is a general purpose utility for macOS that lets users clean, repair and optimize their Macs. This version adds compatibility with macOS High Sierra 10.13 and contains miscellaneous bug fixes, improvements and enhancements as well as updated Automator actions and Help files. It also comes with an automatic Pilot mode and much more.

Graphic Inspector Now Supports macOS High Sierra: Image, Vector Checkup
Posted 10/02/2017 at 20:41 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Zevrix Solutions announces Graphic Inspector 2.4, a compatibility update to company's quality control solution for images and Adobe Illustrator files. Graphic Inspector can quickly locate documents with specific resolution, color, spot channels, fonts and other attributes. The app can is the only tool on the market that can check both images and vector files. With the new version Graphic Inspector is upgraded to 64-bit architecture and introduces support for the upcoming macOS 10.13 High Sierra.

1Password for Mac 6.8.2
Posted 9/24/2017 at 12:51 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
1Password for Mac 6.8.2 update fixes a number of issues including Fixed custom keyboard shortcuts. {OPM-5268}; Fixed an issue where passwords with special characters could cause a hang during account setup. {OPM-5279}; The setup window now sets a minimum window size to prevent it from being smaller than it needs to be. {OPM-5273}; Fixed an issue that could prevent sync from succeeding. {OPM-5286}; Corrected a problem where one-time passwords would be generated incorrectly if the secret contained percent-encoded spaces. {OPM-5276}; Fixed a crash that would occur if your only 1Password.com account was a guest account and you tried to save a new login using the browser extension. {OPM-5271} and Fixed an issue where 1Password could crash during initial setup. {OPM-5269, OPM-5270}.

Little Snitch 4.0.3
Posted 9/24/2017 at 12:33 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Little Snitch 4.0.3 added preferences option for showing data rates either in Bytes/s or Bits/s, more prominent indication if a filter is currently active and added support for full screen mode.

iPhone X
Posted 9/12/2017 at 23:29 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
iPhone X includes an edge to edge 5.8‑inch Super Retina OLED screen with accurate, stunning colors, true blacks, high brightness, and a 1,000,000 to 1 contrast ratio; Face ID to replace Touch ID; durable glass front and back; Surgical‑grade stainless steel; Wireless charging and water and dust resistance.

iPhone 8
Posted 9/12/2017 at 23:24 UTC in iPhone by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
iPhone 8 includes all‑new glass design, an improved camera, wireless charging and a more powerful chip.

Apple Watch Series 3
Posted 9/12/2017 at 23:22 UTC in Apple Watch by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apple Watch Series 3 includes cellular and wifi connectivity to stay connected when away from your phone, GPS and Altimeter and more.

Apple TV 4K
Posted 9/12/2017 at 23:17 UTC in Apple TV by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apple TV 4K lets you watch movies and shows in 4K HDR and includes apps like Netflix, Hulu, and ESPN.

LastThink Releases Visualize Global TV Online 1.3 for iOS
Posted 9/12/2017 at 23:16 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
LastThink today announces Visualize Global TV 1.3, their highly customizable TV application for iOS devices. Anyone can directly access their favorite TV channel and watch diverse films, news, programs from their iPad, iPhone and iPod touch anywhere and anytime. Vibes are smart TV and movie playlists. Users can easily record their favorite films, news, talk shows, programs and more. Users can also share what they are watching via Facebook.

iLocker Provides Password-Controlled App and File Security for macOS
Posted 9/12/2017 at 23:16 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Miami-based security solutions company, ProtectStar today announces iLocker for Mac 1.0, their new password-protected app and file security utility for macOS. The app allows users of shared Mac computers to easily password protect any app, file, or folder on their Mac's hard drive. Parents can drag and drop apps or files into the iLocker window, set a password, and their selections are protected from unauthorized access by their offspring. The app also supports the MacBook Pro's Touch ID sensor.

PDF2Office for iWork 2017 - PDF Converter for Pages, Keynote and Numbers
Posted 9/12/2017 at 23:16 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Recosoft Corporation today ships PDF2Office for iWork 2017, the latest version of its PDF to Apple Pages, Keynote and Numbers conversion utility for macOS. PDF2Office for iWork allows you to recover, reuse and re-source the content stored in PDF files. This easy-to-use solution converts PDFs to Numbers, Keynote and Pages files by recreating the layout of the document; forming paragraphs; applying styles; regrouping independent graphic elements; extracting images; creating tables automatically.

Introducing Pixelmator Pro - the world's most innovative image editor
Posted 9/06/2017 at 1:28 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
The Pixelmator Team today unveiled the up-and-coming Pixelmator Pro 1.0, a brand new app that aims to redefine image editing on the Mac. Codenamed Whirlwind, Pixelmator Pro promises professional-grade editing tools in an incredibly intuitive and accessible design. It includes a modern single-window interface, nondestructive, GPU-powered image editing tools, machine learning-enhanced editing features and much more. Pixelmator Pro is coming exclusively to the Mac App Store this fall.

Maintain Releases Cocktail 10.4.3 (Sierra Edition)
Posted 9/06/2017 at 1:27 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Maintain today announces Cocktail 10.4.3 (Sierra Edition), the latest maintenance update for users running macOS Sierra. Cocktail is a general purpose utility for macOS that lets users clean, repair and optimize their Macs. This version adds ability to easily add menu extras (menulets) to the macOS menu bar. It also fixes compatibility issues with Little Snitch 4 and addresses an issue in which Cocktail may fail to disable virtual memory swapping.

Mailbutler starts beta testing of their Gmail and Apple Mail extension
Posted 9/06/2017 at 1:27 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Berlin based Mailbutler GmbH today announced that the company is looking for active Gmail and Apple Mail users to test the latest beta version of their email plugin, which is scheduled for launch at the end of September. Mailbutler is a supercharged personal email assistant, which is now going to be available not only for Apple Mail, but also for Gmail. Mailbutler keeps native interface of the email client, and improves its functionality by adding to it an array of helpful tools.

B-Eng introduces Compare Anything 1.0 - Compares Any Files On A Mac
Posted 9/06/2017 at 1:27 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
B-Eng today introduces Compare Anything 1.0, the company's new productivity application for OS X. Compare Anything is a stand-alone utility that was designed specifically to compare files of any type. Easily compare two files and check for them for differences. Files to compare can either be selected via the Finder or by entering directly the path in the corresponding entry line. Specifics of the two files are then listed in a split window where the differences are high-lighted.

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