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TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 9 November 2015

ClamXav 2.8.7 — Canimaan Software has issued ClamXav 2.8.7 with improved recognition of the Time Capsule data volume and Recovery HD. It also adds the capability to reorder the items in the source list, fixes a ClamXav Sentry crash on Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard when using the Screenshot Plus dashboard widget, fixes an issue that would add the same item to the source list multiple times, and fixes an incompatibility with using the Shift key to reset preferences and Command-Shift-S to start a scan from the Finder. ($29.95 new, free update, 21.4 MB, release notes, 10.6+)

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OmniFocus 2.3.1 — The Omni Group has released OmniFocus 2.3.1 with several fixes for the Getting Things Done-inspired task management app. The update ensures that dragging an action to the last position in a project no longer creates a new project, no longer triggers synchronization immediately upon new item creation, fixes a crash that occurred when closing a full-screen window with an edited note, fixes problems with text wrapping and clipping in some localizations, and prevents a crash that occurred after typing “off” in the Chinese localization. Note that the Mac App Store edition of OmniFocus remains at version 2.3 as of this writing. ($39.99 new for Standard edition and $79.99 for Pro edition from The Omni Group Web site, $39.99 for Standard edition from Mac App Store (with in-app purchase option to upgrade to Pro), 25.1 MB, release notes, 10.10+)

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Postbox 4.0.8Postbox has released version 4.0.8 of its eponymous email client with several improvements and bug fixes. The update improves the usability for URL autocomplete in Compose, fixes a regression that caused an issue with File and Image views, reduces interface jitter introduced with show/hide links in the Accounts/Folders pane, improves the first load results for Contacts in the Compose Sidebar, adds Protocol Logging to the Trouble-Shooting Panel, and fixes an issue where Control-clicking a folder and selecting New Folder or New Subfolder would default to the parent folder. ($15 new, free update, 25.6 MB, release notes, 10.9+)

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Voila 3.9.2 — Global Delight has released Voila 3.9.2, which adds compatibility with OS X 10.11 El Capitan. El Capitan users will need to reinstall the audio device in order to make video recordings with computer audio. The update also fixes a bug that prevented the menu title from being captured in El Capitan, resolves an issue where Voila couldn’t retain changed window sizes in El Capitan, and improves performance. ($29.99 new from Global Delight with a 25 percent discount for TidBITS members or from the Mac App Store, free update, 32.9 MB, release notes, 10.8+)

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Evernote 6.2 — Evernote has released version 6.2 of its eponymous information management app with a redesigned note editor toolbar and window view, enabling the app to be shrunk in order to use Split View in OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Work Chat has been moved to the bottom of the sidebar, and a new note-sharing infrastructure has been implemented to improve reliability. The update also adds some text-editing shortcuts, including typing an asterisk to start a bulleted list or a number to begin a numbered list. If these automated shortcuts aren’t to your liking, you can press Command-Z to return to unformatted text. Evernote 6.2
now requires OS X 10.9 Mavericks or later. (Free from Evernote or the Mac App Store, 61.3 MB, release notes, 10.9+)

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TextExpander 5.1.3 — Smile has released TextExpander 5.1.3 with smoother snippet expansions in Save dialogs when running OS X 10.11 El Capitan. The update no longer presents the Secure Event Input warning for apps excluded from expansion, eliminates some obscure crashes, updates Chrome’s uni-bar Accessibility identifier, updates the pasteboard type ignore list for Office 2016, and resolves a bug that could result in “absurd statistics.” ($44.95 new with a 20 percent discount for TidBITS members, free update, 17.1 MB, release notes, 10.10+)

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