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December 2005 Archived News

EasyEnvelopes 1.0.2
Posted 12/31/2005 at 15:11 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
EasyEnvelopes 1.0.2 is a minor revision to the free envelope printing widget for MacOS X 10.4.

ScriptPaks for Safari 2.0 and Mail 2.0
Posted 12/30/2005 at 11:49 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
ScriptPaks for Safari 2.0 and Mail 2.0 install over 300 commands into iListen that allow the user to do virtually anything by voice in Mail and Safari they would normally do using keyboard shortcuts or menus.

Camino 1.0b2
Posted 12/30/2005 at 8:59 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Camino 1.0b2 is a heavily updated version of the native Mac OS X browser using Mozilla.org's Gecko HTML rendering engine and includes great improvements in rendering accuracy and speed, bookmarks and history management, preferences, plugin support and many other areas.

Komodo 3.5.2
Posted 12/30/2005 at 8:57 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Komodo 3.5.2 is an integrated development environment (IDE) for dynamic languages, providing a powerful workspace for editing, debugging, and testing your programs and support for Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, and Tcl on Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris and Windows.

Celestia 1.4
Posted 12/30/2005 at 8:56 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Celestia 1.4 is a free space simulation that lets you explore our universe in three dimensions traveling throughout the solar system, to any of over 100,000 stars, or even beyond the galaxy.

ScriptPak for Final Draft 7
Posted 12/29/2005 at 14:35 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
ScriptPak for Final Draft 7 installs almost 250 commands into iListen that allows the user to do virtually anything by voice in Final Draft 7 they would normally do using keyboard shortcuts or menus.

IPNetTunerX 1.4
Posted 12/28/2005 at 8:46 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
IPNetTunerX 1.4 is a modest application that allows you to optimize TCP/IP network performance under Mac OS X by tuning internal TCP/IP parameters to match your network environment and the latest version adds support for tuning SmallTree Gigabit Ethernet cards using "stegutil".

KnowledgeMiner 5.1.4
Posted 12/28/2005 at 8:44 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
KnowledgeMiner 5.1.4 is a data mining tool that enables anyone to use its unique form of modeling to quickly visualize new possibilities. It is an artificial intelligence tool designed to easily extract hidden knowledge from data.

PGP Desktop 9.0.4
Posted 12/27/2005 at 8:32 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
PGP Desktop 9.0.4 fixes a problem where SSL connections in some cases were creating multiple messaging services, which made it appear as if changes to the settings of these accounts weren't being properly set.

Unity 1.2
Posted 12/23/2005 at 13:58 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Unity 1.2 is a fully integrated game development tool that was designed from the start to ease editing.

PowerMail 5.2.2
Posted 12/23/2005 at 11:12 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
PowerMail 5.2.2 includes enhanced integration with FoxTrot Personal Search: PowerMail now makes its active and archived databases.

500 Days at the Helm: The Rise and Fall of Gil Amelio
Posted 12/23/2005 at 8:46 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
500 Days at the Helm: The Rise and Fall of Gil Amelio discusses Gil Amelio's time at Apple computer.

Dobry Backuper 1.3
Posted 12/22/2005 at 8:15 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Dobry Backuper 1.3 adds better support for entire system volume backup, improves backup info file writing reliability and fixes some minor bugs.

CipherWorks 4.0
Posted 12/21/2005 at 21:54 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
CipherWorks 4.0 is a utility that lets Mac users protect their data from unauthorized access. Built for OS X, this easy-to-use program allows users to encrypt and decrypt files, as well as password protect your hard disks, memory cards and other types of storage.

ScriptPak for GarageBand 2
Posted 12/21/2005 at 21:53 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
ScriptPak for GarageBand 2 installs almost 100 commands into iListen that allows the user to do virtually anything by voice in GarageBand they would normally do using keyboard shortcuts or menus.

Chat Transcript Manager 1.0.1
Posted 12/21/2005 at 12:21 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Chat Transcript Manager 1.0.1 will index all of your iChat and Adium X chat transcripts and allow you to find what you need in a snap.

FileMaker Pro 8
Posted 12/20/2005 at 16:19 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
FileMaker Pro 8 includes improvements in several areas, including scripting, calculations ODBC/JDBC, file options, printing, PDF, import, text editing, find, indexing] custom menus (FileMaker Pro 8 Advanced only), and tooltips (FileMaker Pro 8 Advanced only).

EV Nova 1.0.9
Posted 12/20/2005 at 16:18 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
EV Nova 1.0.9 has been updated and is available for download.

HistoryHound 1.9
Posted 12/20/2005 at 9:11 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
HistoryHound 1.9 now lets you search and display RSS feeds as well as web pages from your browser history and bookmarks. It also delivers stability, efficiency, and speed improvements in its indexing and searching of pages you've viewed in Safari, Internet Explorer, Firefox, OmniWeb, Camino, Mozilla/Netscape, Opera, and Shiira web browsers or the built-in browsers of the NetNewsWire 2 and PulpFiction RSS readers.

The Missing Sync for Palm OS 5.0
Posted 12/18/2005 at 13:49 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
The Missing Sync for Palm OS 5.0 includes better syncing with Address Book and iCal, contact photo syncronization, new folder sync conduit and iPhoto album and playlist syncing.

PHP Studio 1.1.1
Posted 12/18/2005 at 13:47 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
PHP Studio 1.1.1 sports a redesigned interface which better fits in with Tiger, Panther support, and an optimized parsing engine for interacting with PHP Documents.

Catalog 1.3.5
Posted 12/18/2005 at 13:46 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Catalog 1.3.5 introduces drastically improved stability when batch indexing and importing, as well as a slew of performance enhancements.

IcoNVader 2
Posted 12/16/2005 at 8:01 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
IcoNVader 2 is a funny screen saver which will unleash an invasion of icons on your Mac. They will bounce around, flip over and finally explode in a kind of soap bubble effect.

Salling Clicker 3.0.1
Posted 12/14/2005 at 13:18 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Salling Clicker 3.0.1 includes support for over 100 devices, Wifi-connectivity for better range, network sharing extending Salling Clicker's reach around your home network and enhanced looks.

ScriptPak for iDVD
Posted 12/14/2005 at 8:52 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
ScriptPak for iDVD installs over 50 commands into iListen that allows the user to do virtually anything by voice in iDVD they would normally do using keyboard shortcuts or menus. This replaces the previous iDVD ScriptPak, which was compatible with iDVD 3.

A Better Finder Rename 7.0.5
Posted 12/14/2005 at 7:48 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
A Better Finder Rename 7.0.5 corrects teething problems identified after the entirely rewritten version 7 was released and in particular the tool now supports file names that contain forward slashes or composed unicode characater sequences correctly, the hotkey component (if previously installed) is now upgraded automatically, minor UI and sorting glitches were also fixed.

Yahoo! Widget Engine 3.0
Posted 12/12/2005 at 8:46 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Yahoo! Widget Engine 3.0, formerly known as Konfabulator, includes nine new widgets including the Yahoo! Maps Widget, Picture Frame, Yahoo! Search Widget, Yahoo! Mail Widget and Yahoo! Notepad Widget.

ChronoSync Widget
Posted 12/09/2005 at 9:01 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
ChronoSync Widget lets you view a list of synchronizations and their scheduled times. You can open and run any of the synchronizations listed.

KidsBrowser 3.3
Posted 12/08/2005 at 8:50 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
KidsBrowser 3.3 allows children to surf the Web without the risks of being exposed to harmful or pornographic websites.

CatSlapper 1.0
Posted 12/08/2005 at 8:47 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
CatSlapper 1.0 makes installing and managing multiple Jakarta Tomcat instances a snap�and fun! Cat Slapper lets you add your own configurations, customizing every detail.

Kitchen Companion 100
Posted 12/07/2005 at 13:26 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Kitchen Companion 100 will let you scan a product's barcode and then connect to an online database of over 300,000 grocery items to look up details on the product's name, brand, category, shopping section and size. Users can then print out a categorized shopping list, or send the list to an iPod, PDA or mobile phone.

Unison 1.7.1
Posted 12/07/2005 at 12:26 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Unison 1.7.1 includes binary uploading so you can just drag and drop to post a binary, with one-click segmenting & PAR2 creation.

iSkin Duos For The iPod Nano
Posted 12/07/2005 at 12:23 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
iSkin Duos For The iPod Nano features a dual layer shock-resistant silicone skin that guards against bumps, scratches, dirt, and other unwanted elements, ensuring your tunes keep playing no matter where you go.

OmniGraffle 4
Posted 12/07/2005 at 11:33 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
MacCentral has a review of OmniGraffle 4 Professional from The Omni Group.

ScriptPak for iMovie HD
Posted 12/07/2005 at 8:33 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
ScriptPak for iMovie HD installs over 75 commands into iListen that allows the user to do virtually anything by voice in iMovie they would normally do using keyboard shortcuts or menus.

A Better Finder Attributes 3.9
Posted 12/07/2005 at 8:33 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
A Better Finder Attributes 3.9 makes the reading of the EXIF shooting date and time of
digital pictures both substantially faster and more reliable.


FMrobot 1.6 for Macintosh
Posted 12/06/2005 at 18:01 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
FMrobot 1.6 for Macintosh automates the process of creating tables and fields in FileMaker .fp7 databases, including bringing over fields with their field types and their field definitions (calculations, auto-enter values, validations, etc.).

Swift Publisher 1.1
Posted 12/06/2005 at 8:53 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Swift Publisher 1.1 improves multipage document handling (for brochures and catalogs) and adds group selection among other enhancements.

Captain FTP 4.4
Posted 12/06/2005 at 8:52 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Captain FTP 4.4 is designed to cooperate with brand new software tool called CrowzNest which acts as a lookout and monitors local folders for activity. When a file is changed or added to the Hot Folder CrowzNest will detect the change and submit the file to be automatically uploaded using Captain FTP's Transfer Manager.

RbApp 1.0.3
Posted 12/05/2005 at 10:45 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
RbApp 1.0.3 include foreign language support in RbEdit running on Macintosh and the addition of the new QuickHelp 2.0 Viewer for presenting contextual online help in REALbasic applications.

Christmas Crisis
Posted 12/02/2005 at 10:15 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Christmas Crisis is a free game for Mac OS X 10.2 and later. Santa's fallen ill, and won't be able to make all of his deliveries without your help. It's your duty to deliver at least 70% of your present quota to each town. Avoid aircraft and deliver presents in the race against time.

QuickCRC Mac OS X 1.0
Posted 12/01/2005 at 9:14 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
QuickCRC Mac OS X 1.0 is used to discover, collect and document class information like responsibilities, attributes and collaborations between classes. CRC cards are popular among developers using agile development methods or as a front end to UML.

ScriptPak for iPhoto 5
Posted 12/01/2005 at 8:13 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
ScriptPak for iPhoto 5 installs over 100 commands into iListen that allows the user to do virtually anything by voice in iPhoto that they would normally do using keyboard shortcuts or menus.

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