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Agen Schmitz

Agen Schmitz

Agen Schmitz has worked within the Apple eco-sphere since helping manage speaker content for Thunder Lizard Productions in the mid-90s. After spending time at Amazon in the early 2000s (as senior editor for the Electronics and Camera & Photo stores), he has continued to focus on e-commerce content and works with a variety of brands across retailers. Agen lives in Seattle with his wife and son (who, sadly, has moved onto Windows for gaming), loves making monthly music mixes, and is always dreaming of Iceland.

Transmit 5.10.2 Agen Schmitz No comments

Transmit 5.10.2

Adds new AWS S3 storage regions from around the globe. ($45 new, free update, 35.4 MB, macOS 12+)

Fantastical 3.8.4 and Cardhop 2.2.13 Agen Schmitz No comments

Fantastical 3.8.4 and Cardhop 2.2.13

Maintenance release with bug fixes for the calendar and contact management apps. ($56.99 annual subscription, free update, 70/30.4 MB, macOS 11+)

Quicken 7.3.1 Agen Schmitz 2 comments

Quicken 7.3.1

Adds a new Bills & Income card to the Home Dashboard. ($35.99/51.99/77.99 annual subscription, free update, 3.2 MB, macOS 10.15+)

OmniFocus 3.15 and OmniOutliner 5.12 Agen Schmitz No comments

OmniFocus 3.15 and OmniOutliner 5.12

Update the Omni Group's task management and outlining apps with improved compatibility with macOS 14 Sonoma. ($49.99/$19.99 new, free update, various sizes, macOS 11+)

Alfred 5.1.3 Agen Schmitz No comments

Alfred 5.1.3

Updates the keyboard-driven launcher for issues related to macOS 14 Sonoma. (Free for basic functionality, £34 for Powerpack update, 5.3 MB, macOS 10.14+)

SuperDuper 3.8 Agen Schmitz No comments

SuperDuper 3.8

Brings full support for macOS 14 Sonoma, plus several bug fixes. ($27.95 new, free update, 9.7 MB, macOS 10.10+)

Safari 17 Agen Schmitz 4 comments

Safari 17

Adds new Profiles feature, enhances Private Browsing, and adds support for multiple tab selection. (Free, various sizes, macOS 10.12+)

DEVONthink 3.9.3 Agen Schmitz No comments

DEVONthink 3.9.3

Brings improvements to quoting, working with custom metadata, and viewing computer code in Markdown. ($99 new, free update, 134 MB, macOS 10.14+)

Scrivener 3.3.3 Agen Schmitz No comments

Scrivener 3.3.3

Brings improvements and compatibility with macOS 14 Sonoma. ($49 new, free update, 126 MB, macOS 10.13+)

Acorn 7.4.3 Agen Schmitz No comments

Acorn 7.4.3

Brings new features, improvements and bug fixes to the image editor. ($39.99 new, free update, 21.1 MB, macOS 10.14+)

Mimestream 1.1.2 Agen Schmitz No comments

Mimestream 1.1.2

Fixes bugs related to macOS 14 Sonoma. ($49.99 annual subscription, free update, 12.1 MB, macOS 12+)

Zoom 5.16.1 Agen Schmitz No comments

Zoom 5.16.1

Updates the video conferencing app with numerous improvements and bug fixes. (Free, 112 MB, macOS 10.10+)

Default Folder X 6.0 Agen Schmitz 7 comments

Default Folder X 6.0

Major upgrade for the Open/Save dialog utility that brings support for macOS 14 Sonoma and introduces a new Quick Search window. ($39.95 new, upgrades available, 17.2 MB, macOS 10.13+)

SpamSieve 3.0 Agen Schmitz 7 comments

SpamSieve 3.0

Major upgrade for the spam-filtering utility adds compatibility with macOS 14 Sonoma. ($39.99 new, $19.99 upgrade, 46.4 MB, macOS 10.13+)

Unite 5.0.1 Agen Schmitz No comments

Unite 5.0.1

Major upgrade for site-specific Web browser app that turns Web sites into customizable, native Mac app. ($29.99 new, $19.99 upgrade, 15.6 MB, macOS 12+)