Yummy FTP update trounces Transmit, flogs ForkLift, in head to head test
Posted 4/01/2015 at 12:31 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
UK based Yummy Software today releases Yummy FTP 1.10.2, an update to their popular FTP + SFTP + FTPS file transfer client for OS X. Yummy FTP focuses on speed, reliability and productivity. Its highly tuned multi-connection file transfer engine is coupled with an intelligent recovery system to automatically handle most all file transfer issues and more. Amongst a host of other improvements, Yummy FTP dramatically reduces transfer times in tests against popular rivals.

Mac Backup Guru 4.0: Improved Finder Copy & Paste, Incremental Snapshots
Posted 4/01/2015 at 12:30 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Mac Backup Guru 4.0 adds its own versions of Copy & Paste to the Finder's contextual menu. Its implementation has 3 main advantages over the standard menu items: The first is that it makes accurate and reliable copies that work with huge file sets, allowing for an entire disk to be copied and pasted and for it to be bootable afterwards. The second is it that the copy and paste is resumable. And the third is that it is faster. It is the only third party software that makes Incremental Snapshots.

Karelia Software Releases The Hit List for iPhone 2.2
Posted 4/01/2015 at 12:30 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Karelia Software releases The Hit List for iPhone 2.2, now with a new Share extension to automatically create a new task of a URL or text shared from another app. The Hit List for iPhone v2.2 update builds upon the recently introduced, exciting The Hit List for iPhone 2.0, a massively re-imagined version of its popular task management app, which includes unlimited access to The Hit List Sync Service. The version 2.2 update is available immediately at no charge to The Hit List for iPhone 2 users.

Ohanaware release Magic for OS X - A new photo effect application
Posted 4/01/2015 at 12:30 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Ohanaware Co., Ltd. today announces Magic, their latest Photo enhancing application for OS X. Featuring Ohanaware's 3rd generation Toning engine, Magic was designed to improve the luminosity and colors of a photo based upon traditional photography techniques. Sixteen 1-Click Styles are included in Magic, making it quick and simple to alter the photo's look with one tap on the trackpad or mouse. Magic features a Yosemite inspired interface and utilizes the visual effects of OS X 10.10.

Econ Technologies Releases ChronoSync 4.6
Posted 4/01/2015 at 12:30 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Econ Technologies has released ChronoSync 4.6, the complete Mac backup, bootable backup, and folder synchronizing app. ChronoSync 4.6 has been built to be better than it was before. Better, Smarter, Faster. The app takes backup and synchronization performance to a whole new level with SmartScan, an advanced algorithm for analyzing a volume for changes. ChronoSync 4.6 includes over a dozen major new features and more than 50 minor enhancements and fixes.

24U announces Cryptor for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
Posted 3/30/2015 at 13:46 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
24U Software introduces Cryptor 1.0, a new mobile application for iOS devices. Cryptor can encrypt or decrypt the current contents of the user's clipboard as well as data provided to it by other applications through an URI or HTTP request. This makes the app a great companion for FileMaker Go and others. Users can easily encrypt or decrypt via the clipboard to protect any text or image manually, with multiple encryption keys that allow for sending encrypted data to someone else and more.

LinkOptimizer 4.9.36 for Adobe InDesign Improves Photoshop Processing
Posted 3/30/2015 at 13:46 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Toronto based Zevrix Solutions today announces LinkOptimizer 4.9.36, a maintenance update to its workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. LinkOptimizer allows users to reduce the size of InDesign links and speed up processing by automatically eliminating excess image data, performing essential image adjustments and converting file formats. The new version improves the reliability of Photoshop image processing and addresses some issues related to settings presets management.

GoodTask 2 has been updated to fully feature Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite
Posted 3/30/2015 at 13:46 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Haha Interactive today announces GoodTask 2, an important update to their popular to-do/task manager application for Mac OS X. GoodTask works on top of Apple's stock Reminders app. Completely re-imagined to fully feature Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, GoodTask 2 has been rebuilt from the ground to make it more powerful with better usability. Love your stock Reminders app but feel like you need some more? Get GoodTask 2 and it's done. Now on sale at 25% off.

Little Snitch 3.5.2
Posted 3/27/2015 at 1:46 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Little Snitch 3.5.2 defined some icons to better match the look of OS X Yosemite; When using OS X Mavericks (10.9) or later, Little Snitch Agent, Network Monitor, and Configuration should not cause the discrete GPU (“High Performance GPU”) to be activated anymore, especially on Mid 2010 MacBook Pro; Fixed: In Little Snitch Configuration, when pressing ⌫ while no rule was selected, the last rule was selected; Fixed spontaneous horizontal scrolling of text in the Connection Inspector window of Network Monitor; and Fixed: Closing the Connection Inspector window did not preserve its position on screen.

Apowersoft Mac Screenshot released for Mac OS X 10.6 and above
Posted 3/25/2015 at 16:54 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apowersoft LTD today announces Apowersoft Mac Screenshot, a simple yet feature-packed screenshot utility for Mac OS X. Specially designed for those who desire to take snapshots of anything displayed on Mac, this all-round screen capture tool is likewise feasible to make quick edits, upload screenshot to free cloud space and share image online. It provides image annotation, allowing the user to add arrows, line, circle, text, highlight and more based on their needs.

Splice 2.3.1 is now available in the Mac App Store
Posted 3/25/2015 at 16:54 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
North Carolina based einstein's legacy v2.0, LLC today announces Splice 2.3.1, an update to their popular movie management utility for Mac OS X. Splice helps professional and amateur video content creators who need a simple, easy-to-use tool for organizing and joining a collection of video clips together into a single movie. The 2.3.1 update introduces enhanced Full Screen support, tighter integration with the User Notification Center, improved progress reporting and better error handling.

Beezwax Announces The New InspectorPro 5 for FileMaker
Posted 3/25/2015 at 16:54 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based Beezwax Datatools, Inc. today announces The New InspectorPro 5, a major update of the leading developer tool for FileMaker solution analysis. InspectorPro works quickly to identify hard-to-find issues, compare database versions for changes, and identify all dependencies, unreferenced items and more. Version 5 offers 64-bit DDR parsing, detailed version comparison highlighting, three new interactive visualization tools, WebDirect compatibility reports and a streamlined UI.

App Tamer 2.0.5 makes your Mac run cooler, quieter and longer
Posted 3/25/2015 at 16:53 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
St. Clair Software today introduces an update for App Tamer, its Macintosh utility that manages applications to deliver 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. This version fixes a compatibility issue with Safari and improves its user interface and usability.

Maintain Releases Cocktail 8.2 (Yosemite Edition)
Posted 3/25/2015 at 16:53 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Maintain has released Cocktail 8.2 (Yosemite Edition), the latest maintenance update for users running OS X Yosemite. Cocktail is a general purpose utility for OS X that lets users clean, repair and optimize their Macs. This version adds ability to clear the hibernate (sleepimage) file, contains improvements on the "Clear User caches" procedure and adds compatibility with upcoming OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite. The update is highly recommended for all users of Cocktail (Yosemite Edition).

Aqua Data Studio 16 Released With Enhanced Visual Analytics
Posted 3/24/2015 at 15:17 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based AquaFold, Inc. today releases Aqua Data Studio 16, a major upgrade to its universal database management and analytics software, giving users more charts, features, capabilities, and options to produce the data visualizations they need. With support for newer versions of natively supported database vendors, the latest version introduces new chart types, and more options to current charts, making it quicker and easier for users to understand and execute on their underlying data.

App Wrapper 3.3 for OS X, update to popular app post processor
Posted 3/23/2015 at 12:42 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Ohanaware Co., Ltd. today announces App Wrapper 3.3, an important update to their popular App Store preparation tool. App Wrapper was designed to simplify the process of preparing applications for submission to the Mac App Store and deploying on web sites. App Wrapper features a GUI for adding the required App Store properties, creating high resolution icons, code signing an application, placing an app into a App Sandbox & packaging it in a signed installer or creating a zip file and much more.

Safari 8.0.4
Posted 3/20/2015 at 3:58 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Safari 8.0.4 includes fixes for WebKit where an inconsistent user interface may prevent users from discerning a phishing attack and multiple memory corruption issues existed in WebKit.

Security Update 2015-003 includes fixes
Posted 3/20/2015 at 3:57 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Security Update 2015-003 includes fixes for IOSurface and iCloud keychain.

iPhoto 9.6.1 improves compatibility with new Photos app
Posted 3/20/2015 at 3:56 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
iPhoto 9.6.1 improves compatibility with new Photos app when migrating photos as well as other fixing other issues.

Print Messages or Export SMS as PDF from iPhone using SMS Export Plus
Posted 3/19/2015 at 18:50 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
mTouchLabs today announces SMS Export Plus 1.7, their productivity app exclusively for iPhone and iPod touch. SMS Export Plus allows you to print, backup iMessages and SMS from your iPhone. Messages can be save as PDF using SMS Export Plus. You can archive and maintain records of all your messages at a single location in Excel file. Browse all backup messages in the .xls file very easily. You can filter messages by sender or sort messages by time and date.

Typinator 6.5 handles smart substitutions even smarter
Posted 3/19/2015 at 18:50 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Ergonis Software today announced the release of Typinator 6.5, a new version of their popular text expander. The new version adds a helpful new feature that lets you define the way how the system-wide "smart substitutions" settings for quotes, dashes, etc. are handled within Typinator. French speaking Typinator users will love to hear that Typinator now also accepts French quoting style (with double angle quotation marks and non-breaking spaces) in the marker for nested abbreviations.

Pixelmator 1.1 Introduces Watercolor Painting Technology
Posted 3/19/2015 at 18:49 UTC in iPad by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
The Pixelmator Team today releases Pixelmator 1.1 (codenamed Aquarelle), a major update to its easy-to-use, fast and full-featured image editor for the iPad. Pixelmator gives everything you need to create, edit, and enhance your images, letting you work seamlessly between Mac and iPad. Version 1.1 comes with a unique watercolor painting technology, a collection of artist-designed watercolor brushes, a new Color Picker, twice as fast painting performance, and more.

Print Window 5.2 - Update to Simple Yet Powerful Window Printing Utility
Posted 3/19/2015 at 18:49 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Searchware Solutions has announced Print Window 5.2, an update to their window printing utility for Mac OS X. Seamlessly integrated with the Mac OS X Finder, Print Window allows users to print a file listing of folders with a simple key command (or other methods of triggering a file listing). In addition to adding full Mac OS X Yosemite support, version 5.2 makes numerous improvements to add even greater versatility to this powerful, but easy-to-use tool.

Twocanoes Ships Winclone 5; Adds Backup for Boot Camp
Posted 3/19/2015 at 18:49 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Twocanoes Software today announces Winclone 5, the premier Boot Camp cloning and migration solution for the Mac. Winclone helps everyone who uses dual boot Macs with Boot Camp by making it easy to create snapshots, clone partitions or migrate Boot Camp systems and more. New in Winclone 5 is Winclone Backup, a simple-to-use utility for backing up mission-critical Boot Camp user files and a new consumer edition, Winclone Basic for easy, no-frills Boot Camp backup.

TimeTag 2.0 for Mac now available: Track time easily
Posted 3/18/2015 at 19:17 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Dallas based Capparsa today announces TimeTag 2.0, an update to their popular, intelligent timesheet application for Mac OS X. Offering simple time keeping with powerful results, TimeTag intelligently organizes and groups all your time records so you can quickly see how your time was spent at a glance. Exporting is simple, and generates spreadsheets or reports to import to other apps or services. Version 2.0 brings an iPad-like interface to the Mac, and makes it even faster and easier to use.

Power APP adds low latency Bluetooth Speaker support to Air Microphone
Posted 3/16/2015 at 16:23 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Power APP today announces Air Microphone 2.1.0, an important update to their popular productivity app for iOS devices. Air Microphone enables the iPhone or iPad to serve as a convenient, handheld microphone to connect to a public address system with built-in equalization. The connection is made via Bluetooth or AppleTV, and the live audio can be amplified for an audience through the TV's sound system. Version 2.1.0 allows to connect direct directly to Bluetooth enabled sound systems.

Life Inventory iOS Apps for iPhone, iPad & iPod touch Explained
Posted 3/16/2015 at 16:22 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Massachusetts based independent developer James Hollender explains his Life Inventory apps. Using an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch, users can learn more about themselves than they ever thought possible, and only at a small fraction the cost of a single office visit to a therapist. Originally designed for 12-steppers as a Moral Inventory it was discovered the inventory would also be of benefit to anyone, which is why the name has changed from "Step 4 Moral Inventory" to "Life Inventory".

Tether locks and unlocks your Mac
Posted 3/15/2015 at 16:30 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Tether will lock your Mac when you're not there and spring it back to life whenever you return by using an iOS and OS X app and bluetooth.

Arq Backup 4.10.1 adds support for Google Cloud
Posted 3/15/2015 at 15:54 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Arq Backup 4.10.1 adds support for backing up to Google Cloud Storage Nearline.

Office 2016 for Mac Preview fixes issues with Excel and Outlook
Posted 3/15/2015 at 15:42 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Office 2016 for Mac Preview fixes an issue that can cause Excel to stop responding to mouse clicks and fixes program crashes that occur when you start Outlook.

Manage your documents even more efficiently with DEVONthink 2.8.4
Posted 3/12/2015 at 13:46 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
DEVONtechnologies, LLC today updates all editions of its intelligent information and document manager DEVONthink as well as the smart notebook DEVONnote. DEVONthink and DEVONnote are all about efficiently managing large document collections and knowledge bases. Version 2.8.4 simplifies moving documents into the database, enhances smart groups, and improves performance and reliability. The updates are free and recommended for all users.

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