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May 2005 Archived News

iEmulator 1.7.6 (Posted 5/31/2005 at 2:20 PM)
iEmulator 1.7.6 is a high-performance PC emulator for Macs running OS X 10.3.0 or later. It has been tested with Windows 98, 2000, XP and various flavors of Linux. iEmulator is a fantastic low-cost solution for Mac users that require the use of Windows-only applications.

NewsFire 1.1 (Posted 5/31/2005 at 2:15 PM)
The latest build of NewsFire 1.1 includes improved smart feed refresh behavior and flagged appearance fix.

Snapz Pro X 2.0.2 (Posted 5/31/2005 at 12:31 PM)
Snapz Pro X 2.0.2 includes MacOS X 10.4 ("Tiger") compatibility, fixed a bug that could cause Snapz Pro X to not include the audio and/or microphone track in recordings unless you clicked on the "Settings..." button for the compressor after rebooting and more.

QuickTime 7.0.1 (Posted 5/31/2005 at 12:03 PM)
QuickTime 7.0.1 provides several important bug fixes, a security enhancement, and improved compatibility with Final Cut Studio. This update is recommended for all QuickTime 7 users. For detailed information on the security enhancement, please visit this website:

FAXstf Pro 10.6 (Posted 5/27/2005 at 2:39 PM)
FAXstf Pro 10.6 now supports Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger.

EyeHome 1.6 (Posted 5/27/2005 at 12:25 PM)
EyeHome 1.6 includes Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger compatibility and many other updates.

Mad as Hell - Switching to the Mac (Posted 5/26/2005 at 11:11 AM)
Mad as Hell - Switching to the Mac is an article detailing a switch to the Mac due to the security concerns of WinTel stating that it "represents the greatest violation of the basic tenets of information security and has become, indeed, a national economic security risk."

Pages 1.0.2 and Keynote 2.0.2 (Posted 5/26/2005 at 8:41 AM)
Apple released Pages 1.0.2 which addresses issues with page navigation and organization and Keynote 2.0.2 which corrects a security issue.

OmniGraffle 4 (Posted 5/26/2005 at 8:39 AM)
OmniGraffle 4 features a new interface with consolidated inspectors: Eighteen inspectors have been consolidated to three inspector windows, each with tab-like buttons. A new utility drawer contains the new outline view, and lists canvases and their layers. Other new features include include a new dynamic outline view, diagram styles, a bezier curve drawing tool and improved import and export support.

QuarkXPress 7 (Posted 5/26/2005 at 8:37 AM)
QuarkXPress 7 will utilize open standards and provide users with more design features, job-driven workflow capabilities and multi-channel publishing, according to the company.

PasswordWallet 3.1 (Posted 5/26/2005 at 8:06 AM)
PasswordWallet 3.1 has been updated with a number of fixes and additions. PasswordWallet 3.0.4 for Palm OS has also been released.

ASM 2.1 (Posted 5/25/2005 at 12:33 PM)
ASM 2.1 fixes some long standing bugs and also improves compatibility with Panther and Tiger.

WireTap Pro 1.1.0 (Posted 5/24/2005 at 5:55 PM)
WireTap Pro 1.1.0 includes Mac OS X 10.4 compatibility, a "dual recording" mode allows you to record both Microphone and Mac audio simultaneously, a built-in equalizer with useful presets for optimal recordings, a Tivo-like "one-off timed recording" feature that allows you to record with a time delay and more.

Business Card Composer 3.1 (Posted 5/24/2005 at 9:23 AM)
Business Card Composer 3.1 delivers Tiger compatibility, adds new paper layouts from Avery and supports new card stock from Conqueror.

NewsFan 1.8 (Posted 5/24/2005 at 8:59 AM)
NewsFan 1.8 includes support for Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger.

Fetch 5.0 (Posted 5/24/2005 at 8:58 AM)
Fetch 5.0 includes SFTP, StuffIt, Bonjour (Rendezvous), Unicode, resuming uploads, Automatic Passive Mode, and a simpler and more productive user interface.

PowerMail 5.2 (Posted 5/24/2005 at 8:57 AM)
PowerMail 5.2 includes support for Spotlight, Safari HTML-rendering integration, integration with SpamSieve, improved performance and interface enhancements.

DisableTigerFeatures (Posted 5/24/2005 at 8:55 AM)
DisableTigerFeatures allows you to disable Dashboard and/or Spotlight.

Guest PC 1.4 (Posted 5/24/2005 at 7:58 AM)
Guest PC 1.4 includes Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger compatibility and supports Linux/Unix installations. Now the built-in Setup Assistant can create Linux/Unix configurations for further use. This release now also includes German, French and Italian localized versions.

Shellac 1.0 (Posted 5/23/2005 at 8:48 AM)
Shellac 1.0 lets you run powerful UNIX tools within Mac OS X Automator workflows: cat, cut, grep, head, paste, sort, tail, uniq, wc and more.

Mulberry 4.0 (Posted 5/23/2005 at 8:36 AM)
Mulberry 4.0 features calendaring and scheduling, internationalization support, as well as new icons, a configurable toolbar and a message quick search capability.

Project Organizer 1.0 (Posted 5/23/2005 at 8:34 AM)
Project Organizer 1.0 allows developers to open XML copies of their projects, sort the items in the Project window in whatever order they want, and then save it back to XML. REALbasic can then import the organized version.

You Control: Desktops 1.1 (Posted 5/20/2005 at 9:29 AM)
You Control: Desktops 1.1 allows you to create virtual desktops that allow you to extend the functionality of Mac OS X and includes support for Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger.

Konfabulator 2.0 (Posted 5/20/2005 at 9:28 AM)
Konfabulator 2.0 features new widgets, updated version of existing widgets, widget messaging and more.

MacJournal 3.1.1 (Posted 5/20/2005 at 9:17 AM)
MacJournal 3.1.1 has been updated with a number of bug fixes and includes Tiger compatibility.

Mariner Write 3.7 (Posted 5/20/2005 at 9:17 AM)
Mariner Write 3.7 has been updated with a number of bug fixes and includes support for Japanese.

Amnesty Widget Browser 0.75b (Posted 5/19/2005 at 11:43 AM)
Amnesty Widget Browser 0.75b is a utility that allows Dashboard widgets to live directly on your Desktop via a convenient icon in your system menu bar.

ScreenShot Plus 1.2 (Posted 5/19/2005 at 9:33 AM)
ScreenShot Plus 1.2 uses Apple's tool to do the capturing, but allows you to scale the capture and select a format, jpeg, tiff, psd, and more! You can even attach the capture to an email in one step.

PowerSchool 4.2 (Posted 5/18/2005 at 3:09 PM)
PowerSchool 4.2 is PowerSchool's most advanced offering to-date for the management of Alternative Education Programs (AEPs), particularly Continuing Education programs. With this new version, PowerSchool also announces certification with Apple's new operating system, Mac OS X Tiger.

Mail Factory 2 (Posted 5/18/2005 at 9:33 AM)
Mail Factory 2 is a new version of this tool to design and print envelopes, address and shipping labels which is Tiger-compatible and free for current Mail Factory users.

Merlin 1.3 (Posted 5/17/2005 at 2:36 AM)
Merlin 1.3 is project management software for the Mac OS X that offers traditional solutions and "magical" functions as well as integration with other Mac OS X applications.

SpamSieve 2.3.1 (Posted 5/17/2005 at 1:26 AM)
SpamSieve 2.3.1 includes a number of changes related to Apple Mail.

GarageSale 1.6 (Posted 5/16/2005 at 6:09 PM)
GarageSale 1.6 is a client application for the eBay online auction system that allows Mac OS X users to create auctions quickly using an intuitive mac-like interface, integrates with iPhoto and offers WYSIWYG text editing.

Transmit 3.2 (Posted 5/16/2005 at 6:07 PM)
Transmit 3.2 has added th following new features .Mac favorites syncing between computers (Tiger), support for working with local Smart Folders (Tiger), Automator actions - easily add FTP capabilities to your automator workflows (Tiger), a Transmit Dashboard Widget for quick uploads (Tiger), Spotlight searching of Transmit favorites (Tiger), re-introduced the "Use Queue for All Transfers" setting and Japanese localization.

Mac OS X 10.4.1 Update (Posted 5/16/2005 at 6:05 PM)
The 10.4.1 Update delivers overall improved reliability for Mac OS X v10.4 and is recommended for all users. It includes improvements for: file sharing using AFP and SMB/CIFS network file services, using DHCP in wireless networks, user login when accessing LDAP and Active Directory servers, core graphics including, updated ATI and NVIDIA graphics drivers, synchronization with .Mac, Address Book, iCal, Font Book, Mail, and Preview applications, Dashboard widgets:, Address Book, Flight Tracker, Phone Book, and World Clock, creating and burning disk images using Disk Utility and compatibility with third party applications and devices. For detailed information on this Update, please visit this website:

NetNewsWire 2.0 (Posted 5/13/2005 at 6:33 PM)
NetNewsWire 2.0 includes the following features: Tabbed browser, Searching, Podcasts and enclosures, Smart lists, Flagged items, Synchronization, Bloglines syncing, Search-result subscriptions, Widescreen view, Persistence, Scripting and Automator, Scripted feeds, HTML Differences, Activity window, Dinosaurs, Inline summaries and datelines and Versatile headlines list.

Firefox 1.0.4 (Posted 5/12/2005 at 11:08 AM)
Firefox 1.0.4 is a security update that is part of our ongoing program to provide a safe Internet experience for our customers. We recommend that all users upgrade to this latest version.

DVD Player 4.6 (Posted 5/12/2005 at 11:01 AM)
DVD Player 4.6 delivers added support for DVD Studio Pro 4 authored HD DVDs. It is recommended for all users of DVD Player.

Throttled Pro 1.0 (Posted 5/12/2005 at 10:44 AM)
Throttled Pro 1.0 optimizes your internet connection and provides "QoS (Quality of Service)" to Mac OS X.

Drop Drawers X 1.6.6 (Posted 5/11/2005 at 9:49 AM)
Drop Drawers X 1.6.6 includes compatibility with the brand new version of OS X and a fix for the problem with items dragged from the Finder.

BBEdit 8.2.1 Update (Posted 5/11/2005 at 9:48 AM)
BBEdit 8.2.1 Update includes a number of bug fixes but no new features or enhancements.

Pooch 1.6 (Posted 5/11/2005 at 9:46 AM)
Pooch 1.6 leverages new features of OS X "Tiger", introduces new support for distributed/grid-style computing, user-defined node lists a la iTunes "playlists". All this with a renovated Network Scan window and extended AppleScript support.

Macintosh Explorer 4.3.1 (Posted 5/11/2005 at 9:45 AM)
Macintosh Explorer 4.3.1 includes support for Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger.

Shrook 2.2 (Posted 5/11/2005 at 9:40 AM)
Shrook 2.2 includes support for Mac OS X 10.4, full attachment support with iTunes and iPod integration for podcasts, access to podcasts from iPod Notes menu, spotlight support, support for self-signed HTTPS certificates, improved feed support and various minor improvements and bug fixes.

EyeTV 1.8 (Posted 5/11/2005 at 9:38 AM)
EyeTV 1.8 is fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger and includes: improved export: H.264 support on Mac OS X 10.4 and export presets for iTunes and PlayStation Portable were added; iDVD export preset was changed to export MPEG-4 recordings directly without re-encoding

Toast Titanium 6.1 Updater (Posted 5/11/2005 at 9:37 AM)
Toast Titanium 6.1 Updater is available which has a number of fixes and includes support for Mac OS X 10.4.

Timeline 1.0 (Posted 5/11/2005 at 9:34 AM)
Timeline 1.0 creates timeline charts suitable for trial exhibits, school projects, video documentaries, and more.

Norton AntiVirus 10.0 (Posted 5/10/2005 at 8:25 AM)
Norton AntiVirus 10.0 offers new features as well as compatibility with Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger. New features include a Dashboard widget for Tiger which provides information on local virus protection and an overview of global threats.

PGP Desktop 9.0.1 PB1 (Posted 5/10/2005 at 8:20 AM)
PGP Desktop 9.0.1 PB1 includes support for Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger.

MaxMenus 1.4 (Posted 5/9/2005 at 1:08 PM)
MaxMenus 1.4 includes support for Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger.

LiteSwitch X 2.5 (Posted 5/9/2005 at 1:07 PM)
LiteSwitch X 2.5 is a keyboard application switcher for Mac OS X and is now compatible with Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger.

CNBC on Mac OS X 10.4 (Posted 5/9/2005 at 11:36 AM)
Apple has posted a CNBC new story on the release of Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger.

AppleJack 1.4 (Posted 5/9/2005 at 9:17 AM)
AppleJack 1.4 is a user friendly troubleshooting assistant for Mac OS X. With AppleJack you can troubleshoot a computer even if you can`t load the GUI, or don`t have a startup CD handy. AppleJack runs in Single User Mode and is menu-based for ease of use. It now support Mac OS X 10.4.

Highlight 1.0 (Posted 5/9/2005 at 9:15 AM)
Highlight 1.0 let you import items to the Spotlight index via Drag & Drop which are not indexed by default (for example the /System folder). It can also display Spotlight related info for items as GUI frontend for the mdls terminal command.

AOL Service Assistant 1.0 (Posted 5/9/2005 at 9:14 AM)
AOL Service Assistant 1.0 is for AOL members and makes it easy to set up your Mac OS X applications to work with the AOL service.

MMEmail (Posted 5/6/2005 at 2:35 PM)
MMEmail is a user-friendly send email plug-in for FileMaker Pro 7 and later.

iListen 1.6.8 (Posted 5/6/2005 at 9:30 AM)
iListen 1.6.8 has many enhancements including new features to support Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger.

iClip 3.5.4 (Posted 5/6/2005 at 9:29 AM)
iClip 3.5.4 enables users to quickly store, organize, and access snippets of information without having to save them as entire documents and is now Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger ready. In addition, they also have an upcoming iClip lite Dashboard Widget.

Captain FTP 4.0.1 (Posted 5/6/2005 at 9:25 AM)
Captain FTP 4.0.1 is compatible with Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger.

StuffIt Deluxe Mac 9.0.2 (Posted 5/4/2005 at 9:59 PM)
StuffIt Deluxe Mac 9.0.2 has been released and is available for download as a 9.0.1 to 9.0.2 updater.

Tiger Cache Cleaner 3.0 (Posted 5/4/2005 at 9:50 PM)
Tiger Cache Cleaner 3.0 is a utility designed to provide easy access to numerous Mac OS X maintenance and utility options.

Retrospect 6.0.212 Installer (Posted 5/4/2005 at 9:49 PM)
Retrospect 6.0.212 Installer is required for those running Mac OS X 10.4 while a future version will add support for two new file system-related features of Mac OS X Tiger: extended Metadata and Access Control Lists (ACLs).

iSkin mini (Posted 5/4/2005 at 9:19 PM)
iSkin mini announced the mini "Shades", colored screen protection for your iPod mini, featuring subtle but resonating colors for your iPod mini display.

Mellel 1.9.1 (Posted 5/3/2005 at 10:37 AM)
Mellel 1.9.1 offers Tiger (Mac OS X 10.4) compatibility, Danish, Italian and Greek localisations and bug fixes.

Yummy FTP 1.1 (Posted 5/3/2005 at 8:46 AM)
Yummy FTP 1.1 provides a host of new features and enhancements including: Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) compatibility, New icons, Enhanced FTP Browsers & previews, Remote editing app per document type, Full support for the Growl notification system, Server to server transfers, Schedulued synchronizations and transfers, Batch transfers, Link navigation, AutoRoute technology, Built-in remote editor and more.

New iMac G5 (Posted 5/3/2005 at 8:42 AM)
Apple announced a new iMac G5 with up to a 2GHz PowerPC G5, built-in AirPort Extreme and Bluetooth wireless connectivity, Mac OS X 10.4 "Tiger," faster graphics, a new 8X SuperDrive with double-layer support, built-in Gigabit Ethernet for faster networking and 512MB of memory across the line.

JiWire 1.0 (Posted 5/2/2005 at 2:27 PM)
JiWire 1.0 uses a comprehensive directory of over 63,400 Wi-Fi hotspots in 99 countries, JiWire makes it easy to find free and paid locations where you can connect with your AirPort-equipped PowerBook.

LaunchBar 4.0.2 (Posted 5/2/2005 at 10:12 AM)
LaunchBar 4.0.2 adds compatibility with Mac OS X 10.4 as well as other features.

Dasher 1.0 (Posted 5/2/2005 at 10:11 AM)
Dasher 1.0 is a Preference Pane that will launch Dashboard in Tiger after a certain amount of system idle time.

iMaginator 1.0 (Posted 5/2/2005 at 10:10 AM)
iMaginator 1.0 is a low cost image processing power house for Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger. With over 106 filters and effects at your fingertips, you can instantly combine text, images, filters and effects to turn photos into art and QuickTime movies.

Tiger World Premier Gallary (Posted 5/2/2005 at 10:08 AM)
Apple has posted a number of photos from the Tiger World Premier last Friday.

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