Utility - Latest Releases
TastyApps announces Vortex 1.3
Sep 02, 2014 - TastyApps today announces Vortex 1.3, an update to their popular productivity app for OS X. Vortex brings a new level productivity to the Mac. Dozens of Actions for the things you do most are instantly available via Drag N Drop or shortcut keys. You can quickly convert image or audio files, translate text or emails, add images and files to emails, compress or uncompress archives, and uninstall applications. Version 1.3 introduces a new streamlined stable interface and more customizing options.
BatchOutput for Microsoft Excel Free on BitsDuJour Today, August 29
Aug 29, 2014 - Zevrix Solutions announces that BatchOutput XLS, its popular output automation solution for Microsoft Excel on Mac OS X, is available free of charge on the discount website BitsDuJour today, August 29 only. In addition to batch printing and PDF exporting, the software lets users carry out professional PDF production directly from Excel eliminating the need for time consuming post-processing. BatchOutput XLS also offers variable file names, PDF security, Quartz filters and more.
Jettison 1.4.1 - Auto-eject your disks before your Mac sleeps
Aug 28, 2014 - St. Clair Software has released Jettison 1.4.1, an update to their application that automatically ejects external drives before your Mac goes to sleep. It eliminates the hassle of manually ejecting Time Machine backup drives, network server volumes and flash drives. Just close the lid of your MacBook and Jettison does it for you! Version 1.4.1 includes improvements to Jettison's logic for ejecting and remounting drives, as well as support for Yosemite's "dark mode" menubar.
Maintain Releases Cocktail 7.6 (Mavericks Edition)
Aug 27, 2014 - Maintain has released Cocktail 7.6 (Mavericks Edition), the latest maintenance update for users running OS X Mavericks. Cocktail is a general purpose utility for OS X that lets users clean, repair and optimize their Macs. This version adds ability to disable DNS prefetching in Safari and ability to hide users with unique identifiers below 500 in the login window. It also adds new QuickTime Player settings and addresses an issue in which Cocktail may not detect quinary (en4) network interface.
PopChar X 6.6 supports Unicode 7.0, shows characters in Unicode context
Aug 19, 2014 - Ergonis Software today released PopChar X 6.6, a new version of the company's award-winning tool for efficiently exploring fonts as well as finding and inserting special characters. With PopChar, thousands of special characters are only a few clicks away. PopChar X 6.6 supports the brand-new version 7.0 of the Unicode standard, is prepared for Apple's next-generation Mac OS Yosemite, and offers a list of further improvements and enhancements.
Mac Backup Guru 2.0 Launches
Aug 13, 2014 - UK based MacDaddy today announces Mac Backup Guru 2.0 for OS X, an update to its innovative utility designed to back up files and disks reliably and simply. Mac Backup Guru offers advanced features, such as bootable backups, synchronised volumes and folders, and a Snapshot mode that uses system hard links to save space. The interface is designed to be simple to understand and clutter free, so that novices and professionals alike can take advantage of its powerful features.
BatchOutput for Microsoft Word Is Now Available on Mac App Store
Aug 11, 2014 - Zevrix Solutions announces that BatchOutput DOC, its output automation solution for Microsoft Word, is now available on Mac App Store. BatchOutput automates printing of multiple documents and allows to carry out professional PDF production directly from Word, eliminating the need for time consuming post-processing. In addition to batch printing users can split Word documents into single page PDFs, reduce file size, protect PDF on different levels and optimize image resolution and compression.
iPhone SMS Backup - Export or save SMS/iMessages from your iPhone to Mac
Aug 10, 2014 - mTouchLabs today introduces iPhone SMS Backup, an application for Mac or PC that allows you to easily copy text messages (SMS/iMessages) from your iPhone directly to your Mac. The software is able to convert the SMS database in Excel, CSV and HTML formats, offering the possibility to browse them easily from your computer using any application like a text editor or Microsoft Excel. You can sort your messages based on multiple criteria, leveraging the sorting feature of a tabular format.
Three New Ways to Manage Bookmarks on the Mac
Aug 05, 2014 - Macintosh users now have three new ways to manage bookmarks in their web browsers. Sheep Systems has announced three new apps: Smarky, Synkmark and Markster have been spun out of BookMacster, its master bookmarks manager app for the Mac. The three new apps are each focused on a particular use case, giving average users just what they need in a simplified app. All apps are compatible with Apple's iCloud, and correctly push changes to iOS devices when exporting to Safari.