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TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 3 October 2016

Default Folder X 5.0.7 -- St. Clair Software has released Default Folder X 5.0.7, resolving a crash that occurred at startup with macOS 10.12 Sierra. The Open/Save dialog enhancement utility also corrects problems related to handling minimized Save dialogs, brings back a hidden preference that makes file dialogs start in the topmost document’s folder when exporting or printing, and fixes a bug that could cause an inoperative file dialog to be left on the screen. ($34.95 new, $14.95 upgrade from version 4, TidBITS members save $10 on new copies and $5 on upgrades, 8.1 MB, release notes, 10.10+)

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Airfoil 5.1.2 -- Rogue Amoeba has released Airfoil 5.1.2 to correct a problem where connections to Apple TVs running tvOS 10 would drop after approximately 4 minutes, as well as to banish an erroneous “No buffer space available” message that would appear in macOS 10.12 Sierra. The wireless audio broadcasting app also improves detection of speakers that have disappeared from the network, fixes a bug that displayed pixelated album artwork, and makes adjustments so FaceTime can be captured in Sierra. Additionally, Airfoil now requires Instant On to capture audio from iTunes due to changes made in iTunes 12.5 (a prompt will appear if needed). ($29 new with a 20 percent discount for TidBITS members, $15 upgrade, 14.1 MB, release notes, 10.9+)

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