Simon 3.6.1 -- Dejal has released with improved compatibility with OS X 10.9 Mavericks, plus new Notification Center and History plug-ins. Additionally, the system-monitoring tool brings a rewritten Twitter plug-in (along with a Twitter Update default notifier) that works with the latest Twitter API and uses Internet Accounts from System Preferences so you don’t need to enter your Twitter credentials in Simon. The update also adds support for escaping braces (curly brackets), square brackets, and custom date/time formats in report templates, adds a MySQL default service, and considers the check frequencies for successes and failures when calculating the Up Time percentages. A quick 3.6.1 release fixes a few minor bugs. ($49–$499 new, free update, 12 MB, )
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Pixelmator 3.1 -- The image-editing app has been updated to version 3.1 (nicknamed Marble) with a couple of improvements aimed at the new Mac Pro. It adds support for 16-bit-per-channel images, and it’s able to utilize the Mac Pro’s dual graphics processors simultaneously to accelerate composition rendering for faster and more responsive performance (see this  for more). Pixelmator also adds  as its on-demand printing partner, enabling you to order prints (as well as notecards, posters, and more). The update also adds a bevy of layer styles improvements, brings back a number of effects (including Pointillize, Pixelize, Mandala, Concert, and more), improves the stability of the effects rope, improves support for RAW image files, ensures that text stays visible on grouped text layers that are duplicated, and banishes the “Low disk space” message when it’s clear that your computer has ample storage space. ($29.99 new from the , free update, 36.7 MB, )
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DEVONthink and DEVONnote 2.7.3 -- DEVONtechnologies has updated all three versions of (Personal, Pro, and Pro Office) and  to version 2.7.3, with DEVONthink gaining support for importing items from Yojimbo. (Note that this new feature is available only if you’ve purchased DEVONthink directly from DEVONtechnologies, and not the .) The three editions also add filtering by date plus time, support for iWork documents containing Quick Look previews when exported as a Web site, improve the speed and reliability of the Quick Look panel on OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and 10.9 Mavericks, and fix an issue that caused slow indexing and importing of items dragged from the Finder to the Sorter.
The Pro Office edition improves support for ScanSnap, improves the reliability and performance of email archiving, and enhances the Web interface to make it more compatible with iOS devices. DEVONnote receives the date plus time filtering addition and several user interface improvements and fixes. (All updates are free. DEVONthink Pro Office, $149.95 new, release notes; DEVONnote, $24.95 new, ; 25 percent discount for  on DEVONnote and all editions of DEVONthink.); DEVONthink Professional, $79.95 new, ; DEVONthink Personal, $49.95 new,
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Default Folder X 4.6.3 -- St. Clair Software has released TidBITS members, free update, 11.2 MB, ), which corrects a problem with the path pop-up menu disappearing in Save As dialogs on OS X 10.9 Mavericks. It also improves last-used-folder tracking to ensure that Pro Tools, Pages, InDesign, Microsoft Word, and other applications default to the correct folder when first opened. Other changes include a bug fix related to the “Open and Save to the same folder” option and a change to the SetSaveName AppleScript command so it works with UTF-8 encoded text. ($34.95 new, $10 off for
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Intermission 1.0.3 -- Rogue Amoeba has released, adding full support for OS X 10.9 Mavericks to the audio utility that enables you to pause and rewind up to 3 hours of live audio on your Mac. (If you’re not familiar with it, check out why Josh Centers is a fan in “ ,” 11 October 2013.) The update also resolves an issue where Bluetooth audio devices could cause static, improves compatibility with the Soundflower audio extension, and makes several unspecified small fixes. ($15 new with a 20 percent discount for , free update, 5.9 MB, )
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PDFpen and PDFpen Pro 6.1.3 -- Smile has updated its
tel: links), modify the Save command to ensure that changes can’t be made to a locked document, fix a bug that caused rotation to display pages outside of the
canvas, and no longer prompt for OCR when in viewing mode. ($59.95/$99.95 new with a 20-percent discount for , 52.5/53.3 MB, )
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iTunes 11.1.4 -- Apple has released with a bit of a mystery. The release notes claim that this update adds the capability to view your Wish List while viewing your iTunes library. Previously, your Wish List was available only when viewing the iTunes Store, by clicking the My Wish List link on the main screen of the store. Although Apple didn’t call this out, iTunes now features a three-lined “hamburger” button at the top right corner below the search bar, and clicking it displays your Wish List. You’ll also find a list of songs that have been played through iTunes Radio here, as well as a history of recently accessed previews. Other changes include improved support for Arabic and Hebrew localizations and the usual unspecified stability improvements. iTunes 11.1.4 is available as a direct download from  or via Software Update. (Free, 222 MB)
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BBEdit 10.5.8 and TextWrangler 4.5.6 -- Bare Bones Software has released and  with a healthy list of shared fixes for customer-submitted issues. Of particular joy for TidBITS staff, the two text editors fix several bugs that erroneously changed a document’s line endings to “Classic Mac (CR)” (identified and reported by Adam Engst and Matt Neuburg). The two updates also fix a bug where bzip2-compressed files were not read correctly, a couple of issues associated with FTP logging, and a bug in the Fortran function scanner. BBEdit 10.5.8 also modifies the way unsaved or untitled documents use line breaks to improve compatibility when previewed using an external helper that isn’t a Web browser (such as , the Markdown previewer). ($49.99 for BBEdit, free update, 12.9 MB, ; free for TextWrangler, 9.8 MB, )
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iMovie 10.0.2 -- Apple has released Mac App Store, free update, 1.94 GB) with fixes for unspecified issues that were causing the video editor to crash. The update also fixes two sharing issues: one that would cause sharing to fail outright and another where the Share button would not respond. Other changes include fixes for instances of blank project thumbnails and high-resolution images that appeared green, plus resolution of a problem where the Crop, Ken Burns, and Map features were not accessible on Macs using certain languages. iMovie 10.0.2 now requires OS X 10.9.1 Mavericks. ($14.99 new from the
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