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TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 10 October 2016

iFinance 4.1.3 -- Synium Software has released iFinance 4.1.3, fixing a couple of issues related to iCloud synchronization. The financial management app ensures that databases synchronized via iCloud are only opened if all data has been downloaded, and it lets you disconnect databases from iCloud. The update also improves importing of iFinance 3 databases, fixes an issue computing French RIB numbers, and adds the Namibian dollar as a currency selection. Synium has extended the 50 percent discounts for both iFinance for Mac and iFinance for iOS through 30 October 2016, with the Mac app priced at $19.99 (normally $39.99) and the iOS app priced at $4.99 (regularly $9.99). ($39.99 new from the Mac App Store, free update, 25 MB, release notes, 10.10+)

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PDFpen and PDFpenPro 8.2 -- Version 8.2 of PDFpen and PDFpenPro from Smile adds a couple of welcome new features to the PDF editing apps. Both editions now support iCloud sync, enabling you to sync documents automatically with other Macs as well as PDFpen for iOS, and the feature works with licenses purchased from either the Mac App Store or the Smile Web site. According to this Smile blog post, you will likely find duplicate items in your library after launching version 8.2, but you can delete those duplicates. Additionally, both editions now support tabbed windows in macOS 10.12 Sierra — turn them on by selecting View > Show Tab Bar. ($74.95/$124.95 new with a 20 percent discount for TidBITS members, $30 upgrade, free update from version 8.0, 70.4/71 MB, release notes, 10.10+)

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DEVONthink 2.9.5 -- DEVONtechnologies has updated all three editions of DEVONthink (Personal, Pro, and Pro Office) to version 2.9.5 with workarounds for a variety of issues introduced with the overhauled PDF library in macOS 10.12 Sierra. The three editions of the personal information manager also now include thumbnails in notifications, enable you to zoom videos to 25 or 50 percent, add recurring schedule for every X minutes, allow you to bring back dismissed alerts (see Preferences > General), speed up cleaning of Dropbox and WebDAV sync stores, and improve reliability of moving items to external folders. To avoid data loss, DEVONthink Pro and Pro Office no longer let you create and synchronize databases in the Desktop and Documents folders in Sierra if these folders are synchronized by iCloud Drive. (All updates are free. DEVONthink Pro Office, $149.95 new, release notes; DEVONthink Professional, $79.95 new, release notes; DEVONthink Personal, $49.95 new, release notes; 25 percent discount for TidBITS members on all editions of DEVONthink; 10.9+)

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