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TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 19 January 2015

Coda 2.5.2 — Panic has updated its Coda Web site development tool to version 2.5.2, a maintenance release that provides additional performance and stability. The update also improves dragging and dropping items in the Clips sidebar, fixes a bug that caused some Clips placeholders to change a document’s encoding, improves autocomplete and highlighting (particularly for Python, JavaScript, and SCSS), fixes several bugs related to external Git changes, ensures that code folding automatically scrolls to keep context visible, and improves CSS override with better selector matching. ($99 new, free update, 84.5 MB, release notes, 10.7.5+)

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CrashPlan 3.7 — Code42 Software has released CrashPlan 3.7 with handy additions for those running OS X 10.10 Yosemite. The update adds Yosemite compatibility to the CrashPlan app code signing process, and you can now open the app directly from the menu bar item. Additionally, the Forgot Password link on the Use Existing Account sign-in screen has been updated to the correct password reset page. Most significantly, CrashPlan no longer supports 10.5 Leopard. There’s no need to download CrashPlan 3.7 manually, as the app should upgrade itself automatically in the coming days if it hasn’t already — the
version number is displayed prominently in the app’s splash screen and Settings > Account screen. (Free with a 30-day trial of CrashPlan’s online backup service, 51.8 MB, release notes, 10.6+)

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Moneydance 2015 — The Infinite Kind has released Moneydance 2015, a major upgrade to the company’s personal financial management application. The new version brings a significant redesign to the user interface, giving it a simpler, more modern aesthetic and adding high-resolution graphics for Retina displays. A new storage system fully encrypts data (including attachments) and the app now supports syncing your data to Dropbox or any shared folder (the capability to add another computer to the peer-to-peer syncing system will be added in coming weeks). Moneydance 2015 for the Mac is complemented by a free universal iOS app that also syncs transactions to Dropbox. If you have a license for Moneydance 2014, you can upgrade to Moneydance 2015 for free. If you purchased Moneydance 2012 or earlier, you can upgrade to Moneydance 2015 for $24.99. A free trial with no feature limitations is available if you want to test switching from another personal finance application. ($49.99 new, free update, 70.9 MB, 10.7+)

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Typinator 6.4 — Ergonis has released Typinator 6.4 with support for nested expansions, enabling you to embed one expansion within another. For example, you could insert a previously formatted signature at the end of a mail template expansion. The update also provides a workaround for an issue in Safari that produced incomplete expansions in certain Web forms, fixes a problem that caused termination of expansions with input forms, and works around an issue with the Bartender menu bar organizer that caused the Typinator window to open after switching to an empty space. (€24.99 new with a 25 percent discount for TidBITS members, 6.9 MB, release notes, 10.6.8+)

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