August 2016 Archived News - From newest -> oldest...

Weather Front 1.1 - A Hyperlocal Weather App and Widget for iOS
Posted 8/20/2016 at 12:41 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
UK based iOS developer, James Shaw is excited to announce the release of Weather Front 1.1, a hyperlocal weather app for iOS. With weather data provided by, Weather Front provides current conditions, minute-by-minute rainfall predictions and hour-by-hour forecasts. Version 1.1 introduces an all-new today widget that provides super quick access to today's forecast right from iOS' notification center. The app's UI has been designed to ensure an intuitive, user friendly experience.

Apple Mail Add-On MailButler Presents The New Unsubscribe Feature
Posted 8/20/2016 at 12:41 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Berlin-based Feingeist Software today announces MailButler, an important update to the popular Apple Mail add-on for macOS. Among the various functionalities, version 6407 introduces the new time-saving Unsubscribe feature. Now, if a MailButler user doesn't want to receive a newsletter anymore, he or she just needs to press the unsubscribe button, which appears at the top of the email. MailButler will automatically unsubscribe the user from that newsletter.

Unmarked Software Releases TextSoap 8.1 Update
Posted 8/20/2016 at 12:41 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Washington based Unmarked Software today releases TextSoap 8.1, a major update to their award winning macOS productivity tool designed to automate the tedious task of manually cleaning up text. TextSoap effortlessly processes text from endlessly different formats. Based on customer feedback, version 8.1 brings user interface improvements and adds significant new features. The new options are available for all find and replace fields, either in the text editor window or with custom cleaners.

KeyShade Password Manager Released for Mac and iOS
Posted 8/20/2016 at 12:40 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Indie development house, Rayner Software today introduces KeyShade 1.0, their new password and information manager for Mac and iOS. Featuring automatic backup and cloud sync functionality, KeyShade is a safe repository for the most sensitive information, offering a secure, encrypted database for managing website logins, bank accounts, credit cards, and notes. Its entire user interface exists within one menu on the menubar. Everything in KeyShade is protected by a single master password.

DEVONthink 2.9.2 & DEVONthink To Go 2.0.1: Sync improvements and fixes
Posted 8/20/2016 at 12:40 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
DEVONtechnologies LLC today announces DEVONthink 2.9.2, an important updates to its intelligent information and document manager for Mac OS X. DEVONthink saves all your documents, keeps them organized, and recalls them whenever you need them. The update also includes DEVONthink To Go 2.0.1, its iOS counterpart. DEVONthink 2.9.2 and DEVONthink To Go 2.0.1 bring several enhancements to their fast, flexible, and robust sync engine, including synchronization improvements and bug fixes.

Hydra 4.0 Brings Metal Support for HDR Imaging on macOS
Posted 8/20/2016 at 12:40 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Mons based developer, Creaceed today announces Hydra 4.0, a major upgrade to their powerful HDR app for Mac OS. Hydra lets anyone create beautiful high-dynamic-range (HDR) images by merging multiple exposures, effectively capturing both dark and bright subjects to make it more natural or to enhance scene drama. Optimized for Metal, Hydra comes with a modern user interface and a brand new tone mapper which is faster, more accurate, and gives more control for fine tuning the details.

Merlin Project 4: Welcome to the team
Posted 8/20/2016 at 12:39 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
ProjectWizards, Inc. has released Merlin Project 4 and Merlin Server 4, the market-leading project-management software for Mac OS X. Merlin Project 4 and Merlin Server 4 for Mac take collaboration to a new level: Manage your team projects with more ease and efficiency than ever before on macOS and iOS. ProjectWizards is also introducing the new, trailblazing "Work Areas" feature in Merlin Project 4, allowing work on a project to be divided into a private and public work area.

Intelligent Apps releases iSummary - Extract Summaries of News and More
Posted 8/20/2016 at 12:39 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Raleigh based Intelligent Apps, LLC today introduces iSummary 1.0, their new productivity app for quickly obtaining extracted summaries of news and other documents on iPhone, iPad or iPod. The app aims to dramatically improve users' mobile news reading experience. The artificial intelligence algorithm locates the most relevant facts in a story and generates short summaries that help the reader quickly grasp the main points from a document.

1Password for Mac 6.3.2 includes new features and improvements
Posted 8/14/2016 at 13:09 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
1Password for Mac 6.3.2 adds the ability to copy 1Password Documents across accounts, Wi-Fi Server has been renamed to WLAN Server, Improved the behavior of 1Password mini during Mac App Store updates, Added support for 1Password account device reauthorization during initial setup, Improved VoiceOver navigation when the sidebar shown, Improved the handling of 1Password accounts whose domains have changed and Improved app launch time in certain circumstances.

View, Annotate and Convert Visio drawings on a Mac with VSDX Annotator
Posted 8/08/2016 at 19:35 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Nektony today introduces VSDX Annotator 1.1, a unique tool, designed to let anyone open, preview and annotate Visio drawings on Mac OS. VSDX Annotator can open multi-paged documents, giving users the possibility to turn pages, switch layer visibility, view shape data and hyperlinks. There is a total of 12 annotation tools, including adding notes, comments, titles, shapes, arrows, graphic files and more. You can also convert the file to a PDF or send it in PDF format via email from the menu bar.

BBEdit 11.6
Posted 8/05/2016 at 19:58 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
BBEdit 11.6 is a feature update which includes many changes and workflow enhancements as well as fixes to address issues reported in BBEdit 11.0 through 11.5.2.

Arq Backup 5.1.9 includes fixes and enhancements
Posted 8/05/2016 at 12:47 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Arq Backup 5.1.9 added logging for error conditions during backup; Changed next backup time calculation for daily backups so that it's at the chosen hour even if a backup has already happened today; Fixed an issue where daily backup may not begin on computer wake if computer was asleep at the scheduled backup time; If user has chosen specific network interfaces and current network interface can't be determined, do not back up; When deleting a Dropbox folder, recursively delete the contents first to work around a Dropbox issue.
If backing up to a local folder, skip checking whether we're on an allowed network; and When browsing other backup sets, fixed an issue where too much cached information was being cleared, causing browsing to be very slow every time.

MacWise Version 15.3 Released -Terminal Emulation for Macintosh
Posted 8/01/2016 at 20:29 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Texas based Carnation Software releases MacWise 15.3, an update to its terminal emulation software for Macintosh. MacWise allows a Macintosh to be used as a terminal, connected to a host computer directly, by modem, local area network or over the Internet with telnet or ssh secure shell. MacWise emulates ADDS Viewpoint, Wyse 50, Wyse 60, Wyse 370, Televideo TV 925, DEC VT100, VT220 and Prism terminals. This version is compatible with El Capitan Mac OS and is backwards compatible to Snow Leopard.

Moth Software announces Mail Archiver X 4.0
Posted 8/01/2016 at 20:28 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Moth Software today announces Mail Archiver X 4.0 for Mac OS X, an 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 4.0 adds support for archiving from multiple email clients and IMAP accounts.

Duplicacy for Mac - A Free and Efficient Deduplication Cloud Backup Tool
Posted 8/01/2016 at 20:28 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
New York-based Acrosync LLC today announces Duplicacy 1.0, their next-generation cross-platform cloud backup tool for Mac OS X. Duplicacy uses a lock-free deduplication method, so it can easily backup multiple clients to most popular cloud-based storage services, without the need for any file locks. The app also offers the ability to perform backups to local hard drives, SFTP servers, and NAS boxes. Duplicacy offers an elegantly designed GUI that features easy one-page backup configuration.

Bare Bones Software Releases TextWrangler 5.5
Posted 8/01/2016 at 20:28 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Bare Bones Software releases TextWrangler 5.5, a significant update to its powerful, general purpose text editor for Mac OS X. Version 5.5 offers many performance improvements, refinements to fit and finish, and changes to streamline workflow in specific areas, such as Find Differences. In all, this new version includes more than 250 new features, changes to existing features, and fixes. TextWrangler 5.5 requires Mac OS X 10.9.5 or later, and is available immediately from Bare Bones Software.

fournova releases Tower 2.4 for Mac
Posted 8/01/2016 at 20:27 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Berlin based software company fournova today announces Tower 2.4, an update to the company's popular Git client for Mac. Tower provides the user with a beautiful and powerful interface that combines all the important features that Git has to offer. The new version now comes with support for Microsoft's Visual Studio Team Services as well as Team Foundation Server. Tower for Mac has become one of the most popular tools amongst Git users and is used by over 70,000 customers worldwide.

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