November 2015 Archived News - From newest -> oldest...

Transmit 4.4.10 adds Transmit Disk compatibility
Posted 11/30/2015 at 23:13 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Transmit 4.4.10 adds Transmit Disk compatibility for OS X 10.11.

Appocto Introduces Censorate for Mac OS X
Posted 11/30/2015 at 15:15 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Appocto today introduces Censorate, a new addition to their popular series of smart applications for the Mac OSX platform. With no effort and within seconds, anyone can easily pixelate, blur or hide sensitive or unwanted areas in images. With Censorate, it is super simple to either blur, pixelate or hide any part in any image, and with no need for advanced photo editing tools. It's perfect for users who who frequently post on social media like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Shuff - the interactive messenger in real time - V2.1 on Thursday 12/3
Posted 11/30/2015 at 15:15 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
The Paris based Shuff team today announces the up-and-coming release of Shuff 2.1, an update to their innovative namesake social networking app for iOS devices. This interactive, real-time messenger maximizes interactivity and cooperation between users by offering them the ability to follow a conversation letter by letter, as it is typed. Users also can draw on the same board in a Drawroom, add some stickers, share their position, send pictures. Shuff 2.1 will be available on 12/3.

Instant Backup Now Supports Mac OS X El Capitan: Manual FTP Backup Tool
Posted 11/30/2015 at 15:14 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Toronto based Zevrix Solutions today announces Instant Backup 1.8, a compatibility update to its simple and affordable solution to manually back up selected data to FTP and locally. Instant Backup is designed to back up the most important and sensitive active projects and files - the ones users don't want to take any chances with. And FTP backup assures that the data won't be lost in the case of theft, fire or flood. The new version makes Instant Backup compatible with Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan.

Timer TV - The timer app for Apple TV
Posted 11/30/2015 at 15:14 UTC in Apple TV by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apimac has announced the availability of Timer TV, a timer app for Apple TV. Timer TV is the app you need in your living room, in the gym at school, at work, and anywhere can serve a comfortable and convenient timer on the TV screen. You can choose from three pre-set themes that fit perfectly to the various requirements: Steel: the professional theme, suitable for the workplace and education; Energy: the perfect theme for physical activity; Snow: fits perfectly in contemporary contexts.

Orb is a slick drag and drop radial contextual menu for OS X
Posted 11/28/2015 at 19:33 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
ZoomingCube Interactive today introduces Orb 1.0, its new productivity app developed exclusively for Mac OS X. Orb is a drag and drop, radial contextual menu that allows you to quickly open files with various applications without having to drag them all the way to your Dock. Orb features a special Preview that displays an enlarged preview of image at the center of the menu. A Direction Sensing feature allows default application to be placed in the direction of gesture.

24U released 24U Appearance OSAX 4.0.1
Posted 11/28/2015 at 19:33 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
24U Software today announces 24U Appearance OSAX 4.0.1 for Mac OS X. This popular scripting addition allows AppleScript script writers to interact with users via dialogs, notifications, alerts, progress indicators, and floating messages without the need to use a complex development tool, such as Xcode. Version 4.0.1 ensures that scripts created on older OS X will still work, even on the new OS version, and brings support for OS X 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, and 10.11, improved memory management and more.

Remoter - Remote Access your Computer from iPhone, iPad or Mac
Posted 11/28/2015 at 19:33 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
North Carolina based Remoter Labs has announced that the Remoter suite of apps for iOS and OS X will be on sale for Thanksgiving and Black Friday (Remoter VNC will be free, Pro and Mac versions 75% off). Remoter allows users to remotely control Macs, Windows or Linux PCs using the open standard VNC, RDP, SSH and Telnet protocols, right from their devices. This update brings important fixes and improvements, including a better SSH Key Manager and support for El Capitan and Windows 10.

PDF Checkpoint 1.7.14 Improves PDF Image Preflight
Posted 11/28/2015 at 19:32 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Toronto based Zevrix Solutions today announces PDF Checkpoint 1.7.14, a maintenance update to its PDF preflight and conversion solution. Remarkably fast, PDF Checkpoint automatically preflights, exports as images, splits and optimizes multiple Adobe PDF files. The software can also convert the color mode of PDF documents, assign ICC profiles, downsample resolution and compress images. The new version improves reliability of image preflighting and fixes a stability issue on Mac OS X El Capitan.

Release of FileTools, flexible file wrangling for OS X
Posted 11/25/2015 at 18:41 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
UK software developer, EchoMist today announces the up-and-coming release of FileTools, a new powerful and flexible new file wrangling application for OS X. FileTools aims to address problems encountered by anyone who has to manage large numbers of files with powerful but simple to use solutions. FileTools also allows you to send the location directly to their computer so that they can access it with a single click. FileTools will be available on the Mac App Store from 30/11/15.

Hyperbolic Releases Tidy Up 4.1.8: The Duplicate Finder for Expert Users
Posted 11/25/2015 at 18:41 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Hyperbolic Software today announces Tidy Up 4.1.8, the latest version of the award-winning duplicate finder and disk tidying utility. Tidy Up has become a must-have utility to reclaim disk space being taken up by duplicate files and packages. Tidy Up locates duplicate items using a wide range of criteria including owner application; time created or modified, name, label, extension and content. Version 4 introduces many new features to this already comprehensive tool.

TopXNotes is the Mac Note Tool for power user note takers - Review
Posted 11/25/2015 at 18:41 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Tropical Software has announced that TopXNotes Mac note organizer has been awarded a splendid 10 out of 10 in Dennis Sellers' a full review in AppleWorld. TopXNotes is an award-winning, full-featured personal information manager. Create, view, organize, and instantly access your Mac notes with TopXNotes. In AppleWorld's first full review of TopXNotes, Mr. Sellers thoroughly explored TopXNotes' hybrid Apple note organizer and password-protector and more.

Little Snitch 3.6.1 fixes numerous issues
Posted 11/25/2015 at 16:26 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Little Snitch 3.6.1 fixed a bug which caused a kernel panic on some OS X El Capitan installations; fixed a bug related to iOS Simulator apps where tvOS apps in the simulator would not show connection alerts and would lead to a crash in Little Snitch Configuration and Network Monitor; and fixed a bug which caused Until Quit rules to remain active after quitting the related application.

MoneyWiz 2.2 adds 3D Touch, iPad Split Screen and is now iPad Pro ready
Posted 11/24/2015 at 0:20 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
SilverWiz Ltd today releases MoneyWiz 2.2, an update of the popular money manager for iOS, Mac and Android. Simplify your financial life with MoneyWiz. Have all your accounts, budgets and bills in one place! With powerful reports, worldwide online banking and instant sync between all your device. For iOS, MoneyWiz added support for 3D Touch, iPad Pro and iPad Split Screen. The update is the result of months of work and adds many new features as well as stability improvements.

ProCommander dual-pane interface file manager for Mac OS X is on sale
Posted 11/24/2015 at 0:19 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Romanian based Solaz Dazen srl today announces the recent price reduction of ProCommander 1.0 dual-pane interface manager for Mac OS that allows users to organize and move files quickly. This affordable and easy-to-use file management tool integrates keyboard shortcuts and provides support for drag-and-drop commands as well as copy-and-paste commands. Individuals are able to sync two folders and the program will keep them synchronized.

Stroom Releases Update for Stroom on iOS and Announces Premium Service
Posted 11/24/2015 at 0:19 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Vancouver based Stroom Inc. today releases Stroom 1.1.0, a major update to its social news platform for iOS devices. Stroom is a news-focused social platform that puts news discovery and reporting into the hands of the people, allowing them to share unfiltered and unbiased breaking news with the rest of the world through live streaming and pre-captured media. Garnering feedback from Stroom's growing user base, version 1.1.0 brings many exciting new features and improvements to the app.

Aura, the ultimate Mac app for Gmail, today updated for El Capitan
Posted 11/24/2015 at 0:19 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Crosscoded today announces Aura 1.2.0, an update to the ultimate Mac app for Gmail. Aura is the missing link between a web app and a native client for Gmail users, with support for up to six accounts, global hotkeys, native notifications, selective notifications for important messages and per-account unread message counts in your menubar. With full support for El Capitan, Aura now gives users global hotkeys for creating new e-mails, open e-mail links in your default e-mail account and much more.

Maintain Releases Cocktail 9.1.1 (El Capitan Edition)
Posted 11/21/2015 at 4:58 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Maintain announces Cocktail 9.1.1 (El Capitan Edition), the latest maintenance update for users running OS X El Capitan 10.11. Cocktail is a general purpose utility for OS X that lets users clean, repair and optimize their Macs. This version adds ability to delete locked or inaccessible items using SRM secure delete. It also includes improvements on the "Purge inactive memory" procedure and a number of bug fixes. The update is highly recommended for all users of Cocktail (El Capitan Edition).

Cocoatech releases Path Finder 7.3 - an Anniversary update
Posted 11/21/2015 at 4:58 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based Cocoatech today announces Path Finder 7.3, a free update of their popular file browser to celebrate its 14th Anniversary. The update includes a long time requested feature: Saved Searches. 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. Anniversary discount coupon available.

Graphic Design App Candy Apple Updated to Version 1.8
Posted 11/21/2015 at 4:58 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based 128bit Technologies today announces Candy Apple 1.8, an important update to their sweet vector based graphic design and illustration app designed for Mac OS. Perfect for novice or pros alike, Candy Apple lets anyone create drawings, logos, banners, buttons, icons and more. Version 1.8 fixes a printing issue that would only partially print the design. For a limited time, you can save 50% to celebrate the new version.

Tropical Software releases TopXNotes 1.8.1
Posted 11/21/2015 at 4:58 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Tropical Software today announces TopXNotes 1.8.1, an update to their popular note taking app developed exclusively for Mac OS X. TopXNotes is an award-winning, full-featured personal information manager. Create, view, organize, and instantly access your Mac notes with TopXNotes. Version 1.8.1 is our most stable, easiest-to-use version of TopXNotes, with performance enhancements and bug fixes. TopXNotes 1.8.1 keeps your notes synchronized between TopXNotes for Mac and TopXNotes for iOS.

Apple TV Screen Sharing App turns Siri Remote into Mac Trackpad & Remote
Posted 11/17/2015 at 20:42 UTC in Apple TV by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
IOSPIRIT GmbH today introduces the Remote Buddy Display for Apple TV. Remote Buddy Display is the brand-new Remote Buddy companion app for tvOS that brings your Mac apps onto the new Apple TV's screen through high-speed screen sharing while turning the Siri Remote into a trackpad, keyboard and remote to control them. Pick from Remote Buddy's huge library of app-specific actions, launch, switch and quit apps right from your Apple TV.

El Capitan Server - Control & Collaboration, Available in iBook Store
Posted 11/17/2015 at 20:42 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Carbon Technologies, LLC today introduces "El Capitan Server - Control & Collaboration," written by Reid Bundonis and available exclusively in the Apple iBooks Store. Control & Collaboration is the second book in the El Capitan Server series and extensively covers Profile Manager, Users, Groups, and File Sharing, including the new iOS File Sharing features of OS X Server. This is an essential guide to successfully deploying and managing OS X Server as an MDM server and domain controller.

Social Sharing App, Codepix, Reinvents How Users Interact with Content
Posted 11/17/2015 at 20:41 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Austin based CodePix Inc. today officially launches CodePix 1.2.1 for iOS. CodePix makes it easy for users to create their own privacy based on what their friends know. The app lets users send photos and messages that can only be revealed with a gesture or text passcode. CodePix does not require users to recreate their social network on its platform. Users can share CodePix posts directly or through common social media channels like Facebook and Twitter.

Starmap 2 Astronomy App for iOS, Apple Watch, and Apple TV Devices
Posted 11/17/2015 at 20:41 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Indie developer, Frederic Descamps today announces Starmap 2 version 1.2, an important update to his astronomy app for iOS, Apple Watch, and Apple TV devices. Starmap offers sky watching tools that are perfect for stargazers of any level. The app offers the power of a professional sky atlas in a convenient app. Version 1.2 makes the app available on the Apple TV, allowing the app to be used as a teaching aid in classrooms, as well as a display attraction in television retailer showrooms.

FoldersSynchronizer 4.3 - Sync and Backup on OS X
Posted 11/16/2015 at 18:44 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Paris based Softobe today announces FoldersSynchronizer 4.3, an update to their popular tool to sync and backup on OS X. FoldersSynchronizer lets you sync and backup files, folders, disks and boot disks. It grants several powerful options like Timers, Multiple Folders, Filters, Exclude Items, Auto-Mount Volumes, AppleScripts, Conflicts Management, File Copy Preview, execute an incremental or an exact copy, include locked files, log files and so much more.

Bead Calculator Available Now With Apple Watch Companion App
Posted 11/16/2015 at 18:44 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
UK based Radical Fraction Ltd. today announces Bead 1.0.2, an update to their advanced calculator app for iOS devices. Perfect for helping professionals, teachers and students with math calculations, Bead has been designed to combine the sophistication of a spreadsheet with the ease-of-use of a desktop calculator. Bead includes a companion Apple Watch App which provides counter, stopwatch functions and dynamically updates calculations in the main app.

Reggie Ashworth announces VidConvert 1.6.2 - Video Conversion made Easy
Posted 11/16/2015 at 18:43 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Independent software developer, Reggie Ashworth today announces VidConvert 1.6.2, an All-New El Capitan update to his popular video converter for Mac OS X. VidConvert is a video converter designed to make converting your videos simple and easy. VidConvert will convert just about any type of video into one of the many popular formats of today. Creating videos for your iPhone or iPad, for your Mac or TV, or formats such as DivX and MPEG are just a click away with VidConvert.

BBEdit 11.1.4 is a focused maintenance update
Posted 11/15/2015 at 2:07 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
BBEdit 11.1.4 is a focused maintenance update to address issues reported in BBEdit 11.0 through 11.1.3.

HoudahSpot 4.1 - File Search Tool Gets Upgrade and French Localization
Posted 11/13/2015 at 22:32 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Houdah Software today announces HoudahSpot 4.1, a major update to the popular file search utility for OS X. HoudahSpot is an essential tool for Mac users who work with thousands or hundreds of thousands of files. It builds upon Spotlight and adds a powerful criteria editor, customizable results display, search templates, preview of text matches and more. HoudahSpot 4.1 brings new features and a French localization. HoudahSpot is now availble in English, German and French language versions.

DEVONagent 3.9.3 with new scripts and updated for El Capitan
Posted 11/13/2015 at 22:32 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
DEVONtechnologies, LLC updates all editions of its Internet search and research tool DEVONagent. Available in three editions, DEVONagent is a smart internet search agent. It queries search engines and crawls web sites. It then post-filters the results and presents the results in a multitude of ways. The new version adds new Safari scripts for DEVONagent Pro, plays videos fullscreen, and updates two plugins. The updates are free and recommended for all users.

Numerics supports iPad Pro and Apple Pencil on launch
Posted 11/13/2015 at 22:31 UTC in iPad by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Cynapse announces the availability of Numerics 4.2, their popular business dashboard app for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch & Apple TV, is now updated to support the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil. Numerics processes and creates dashboards by fetching metrics from a variety of services on the device, without using any servers. Version 4.2 also adds 3D Touch Support for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus and integrates with a new service - Intercom, a customer communication platform.

File Transfer App Deliver Express Now Supports Mac OS X El Capitan
Posted 11/13/2015 at 22:31 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Toronto based Zevrix Solutions today announces Deliver Express 2.5.3, a compatibility update to its automated solution to send and share files across the Internet and local networks. Deliver Express processes files automatically from watched hot folders and can serve multiple users on a network with a single copy of the program. The software offers email notifications, file compression, detailed history and more. The new version makes Deliver Express compatible with Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan.

Mozart 2 Pro for iOS Released
Posted 11/09/2015 at 17:28 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
New York based RoGame Software announces the release of Mozart 2 Pro for iOS. Mozart is a tool for musicians of all kinds to improve their music reading skills in an entertaining casual game and has been around since the early days of the first iPhone. The new pro version features an overhauled game engine, 5 new instruments, 128 instrument sounds and looks better than ever. 14 new and important features make Mozart 2 Pro the must-have music reading game for students and professionals alike.

Beamer 3.0 - Stream Video from a Mac to Apple TV and Chromecast Devices
Posted 11/05/2015 at 17:26 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Tupil today announces Beamer 3.0, a major upgrade to their Mac OS X video streaming app. Beamer 3.0 allows users to stream any video file from a Mac to any Apple TV or Chromecast or Google Cast-supported HDTV. The app streams video directly, so it will be played natively on the streaming devices. Version 3.0 brings support for Chromecast devices, quick selection of playback options, a redesigned interface, improved playlist controls, new sound playback and subtitle options, and more.

Maintain Releases Cocktail 9.1 (El Capitan Edition)
Posted 11/04/2015 at 17:14 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Maintain has announced Cocktail 9.1 (El Capitan Edition), the latest maintenance update for users running OS X El Capitan 10.11. Cocktail is a general purpose utility for OS X that lets users clean, repair and optimize their Macs. This version adds ability to repair disk permissions and ability to reset home directory ACLs. It also contains new "Force Empty Trash" (with ability to securely empty the Trash) Automator action and resolves a number of other issues discovered in the previous release.

Improved Find My Stuff App Expands To International Markets
Posted 11/04/2015 at 17:14 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
UK based Open Media LLC today announces Find My Stuff 1.2, an important update to their popular navigation app for iOS devices. Find My Stuff helps people keep up with their valuable belongings. Version 1.2 offers many innovative features, including the ability to be used by international users. Improved battery usage features have been added in order to make the app run more efficiently. A new alert feature has been added to improve the effectiveness of real-time alerts.

Clock For TV - The Missing App for the Apple TV
Posted 11/04/2015 at 17:13 UTC in Apple TV by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apps For All today introduces Clock for TV 1.1 for Apple TV. The brand new Apple TV comes with a lot of useful apps and features, but interestingly a clock was left out of the TV. Clock for TV brings an elegant and easy to configure solution to show date and time on your Apple TV. Featuring both analog or digital modes, you can use it to quickly check the time, or you can use the unique slow movement feature and make Clock for TV your informative screensaver.

Sound Siphon 2.0.2 brings Free Public API for Mac Audio Capture
Posted 11/04/2015 at 17:13 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Static Z Software today announces Sound Siphon 2.0.2, an important update to their popular audio capture application for Mac OS X. Sound Siphon makes your Mac's audio output available as an audio input device. The most exciting part of this release is the new Public API for third party developers, enabling them to access Sound Siphon's unique application audio capture abilities. Now it is possible for any developer to quickly add the ability to record application audio to their own Mac app.

eWallet Password Management App Adds Multitasking on iPad
Posted 11/04/2015 at 17:12 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Michigan based Ilium Software today announces eWallet 8.2, an update to their popular productivity app for for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch devices. Version 8.2 has been completely updated to support the new mulitasking features in iOS 9 on the iPad and new iPad Pro. eWallet now takes advantage of the Slide Over and Split View multitasking features so that the eWallet screen can now be shared with Safari, Mail, Photos, or any other app that supports these new features.

InSili.co Introduces iSwift 2.0 - Objective-C to Swift converter for OSX
Posted 11/04/2015 at 17:12 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
InSili.co today introduces iSwift 2.0, an important update of its automated Objective-C to Swift conversion tool, developed exclusively for Mac OS X. iSwift offers automatic as-you-type conversion of your Objective-C sources to Apple's Swift language along with a full-featured Objective-C editor. Featuring an intuitive, easy-to-use interface, iSwift is the best way to convert and translate your existing Objective-C files - Cocoa or iOS - to Swift on the fly.

PopChar X 7.3 supports skin tone variants in Apple Color Emoji
Posted 11/04/2015 at 17:11 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Ergonis Software today released PopChar X 7.3, an improved version of the company's award-winning tool for finding and inserting special characters and exploring fonts. With PopChar, thousands of special characters are only a few clicks away. PopChar X 7.3 allows to select skin tone variants of all applicable symbols of the Apple Color Emoji font. It improves the organisation of Unicode blocks and fixes a few user-reported issues and improves compatibility with El Capitan.

AirBeam now available on the AppleTV for free
Posted 11/04/2015 at 17:11 UTC in Apple TV by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Appologics today announces AirBeam for tvOS, the AppleTV version of their popular video surveillance App for iOS and OSX. AirBeam streams live video and audio from the built-in cameras of iPhones, iPods, iPads, Macs to the AppleTV. The initial release of AirBeam for tvOS supports already many unique features known from the iOS application such as remote video recording, motion detection, still image capture and many more. AirBeam for tvOS is available on the AppleTV App Store for free.

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