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Agen Schmitz

Agen Schmitz

Agen Schmitz is a freelance writer and editor with a lot of Amazon time under his belt. Since leaving Amazon in 2003 (as senior editor for the Electronics and Camera & Photo stores), Agen has continued to work within the Amazon eco-sphere to help vendors bring clarity to their marketing content. He lives in Seattle with his wife and son, and is always dreaming of Iceland.

BBEdit 12.6.4 Agen Schmitz No comments

BBEdit 12.6.4

Maintenance update with a grabbag of improvements and bug fixes for the long-standing text editor. ($49.99 new, free update, 13.9 MB)

Fantastical 2.5.8 Agen Schmitz No comments

Fantastical 2.5.8

Maintenance update for the calendar app now sorts event alerts by when they will appear. ($49.99 new, free update, 16.2 MB)

KeyCue 9.3 Agen Schmitz No comments

KeyCue 9.3

Small maintenance release that also celebrates the 15th anniversary of the keyboard shortcut and emoji tool. (€19.99 new, free update, 4.0 MB)

Pixelmator Pro 1.3.4 Agen Schmitz No comments

Pixelmator Pro 1.3.4

Adds new Free Transform and ML Match Colors features. ($39.99 new, free update, 171.5 MB)

Microsoft Office for Mac 16.25 Agen Schmitz 5 comments

Microsoft Office for Mac 16.25

Adds display of email attachments to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. ($149.99 new for one-time purchase, $99.99/$69.99 annual subscription options, free update)

Default Folder X 5.3.7 Agen Schmitz No comments

Default Folder X 5.3.7

Improves handling of file dialogs that are as large as the screen and improves how the toolbar handles multiple-display Macs. ($34.95 new, free update, 8.7 MB)

Safari 12.1.1 Agen Schmitz No comments

Safari 12.1.1

Patches numerous security vulnerabilities. (Free)

Security Update 2019-003 (High Sierra and Sierra) Agen Schmitz 16 comments

Security Update 2019-003 (High Sierra and Sierra)

Patches the ZombieLoad vulnerability in Apple’s last two operating systems. (Free, various sizes).

Tinderbox 8.0.1 Agen Schmitz No comments

Tinderbox 8.0.1

Maintenance update to the recently upgraded note-taking assistant and information manager. ($249 new, free update, 34.5 MB)

Little Snitch 4.3.2 Agen Schmitz No comments

Little Snitch 4.3.2

Brings a variety of improvements and bug fixes to the network traffic management utility. ($45 new, free update, 39.0 MB)

Piezo 1.6.0 Agen Schmitz 1 comment

Piezo 1.6.0

Improves the reliability of audio recording under heavy loads. ($19 new, free update, 8.8 MB)

ScreenFlow 8.2.3 Agen Schmitz 1 comment

ScreenFlow 8.2.3

Maintenance release for the screencast recording and video editing app focused on bug fixes. ($129 new, free update, 54.3 MB)

DEVONthink 3.0 Public Beta Agen Schmitz 3 comments

DEVONthink 3.0 Public Beta

Major new release of the information management app with a revised interface, enhanced automation, and hundreds of new features and improvements. ($99/$149/$499 new, upgrades available, 88.1 MB)

Luminar 3.1 Agen Schmitz No comments

Luminar 3.1

Improves the Accent AI smart image enhancement feature. ($69 new, free update, 18.4 MB)

LaunchBar 6.11.1 Agen Schmitz No comments

LaunchBar 6.11.1

Maintenance release with bug fixes and improvements for the keyboard-based launcher. ($29 new, free update, 15.7 MB)