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TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 29 February 2016

Banktivity 5.6.6 -- IGG Software has released Banktivity 5.6.6 with a number of bug fixes for the financial app formerly known as iBank. The update now correctly reports bonds in the account overview page, fixes a bug that showed transactions for all months when clicking on amounts in the June column of the Expense Timeline report, resolves an issue with duplicate transactions in an OFX file not being screened out, fixes an outdated Web browser user agent for, and uses HTTPS when retrieving historical prices. ($59.99 new from IGG Software and the Mac App Store, free update, 37.5 MB, release notes, 10.9+)

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Simon 4.2 -- Dejal Systems has released Simon 4.2 with a number of improvements to the server-monitoring tool, including an Exclude Block filter (which outputs the text outside the block, instead of inside like the normal Block filter) and difference analysis filters (including Extract List, Extract Changes to List, and Rich Text Representation of Changes filters). The update also brings several email and preview improvements, fixes an issue with uploading reports to remote FTP servers, resolves a crash that occurred when adding a new report with the Preview pane selected, updates the Sparkle updater framework, and adds new filter variables (including support for referring to prior filters). ($99 new, free update for version 4 licenses, $49 upgrade from version 3, 16 MB, release notes)

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