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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 12.1.5 Agen Schmitz No comments

BBEdit 12.1.5

Bug fix release for the venerable text editor. ($49.99 new, free update, 13.1 MB)

Luminar 2018 1.3 Agen Schmitz No comments

Luminar 2018 1.3

Enhances the Raw Develop filter with improved handling of the Lens and Transform effects. ($69 new, free update)

Bookends 13.1.1 Agen Schmitz No comments

Bookends 13.1.1

Adds support for displaying both citation and bibliography styles in the formatted display pane. ($59.99 new, free update, 49.1 MB)

Farrago 1.2 Agen Schmitz No comments

Farrago 1.2

Adds MIDI support to Rogue Amoeba's soundboard application. ($39 new, free update, 14.1 MB)

Keyboard Maestro 8.2.2 Agen Schmitz No comments

Keyboard Maestro 8.2.2

Maintenance release for the automation and clipboard utility with a small collection of tweaks and bug fixes. ($36 new, free update, 22.4 MB)

Security Update 2018-004 (Sierra and El Capitan) Agen Schmitz No comments

Security Update 2018-004 (Sierra and El Capitan)

Patches a number of vulnerabilities in Apple’s last two operating systems. (Free, various sizes)

iTunes 12.8 Agen Schmitz No comments

iTunes 12.8

Adds support for AirPlay 2 multi-room audio and HomePod stereo pairs. (Free, 263 MB)

Safari 11.1.2 Agen Schmitz No comments

Safari 11.1.2

Resolves multiple WebKit vulnerabilities and patches an address bar spoofing issue. (Free)

Fission 2.4.2 Agen Schmitz No comments

Fission 2.4.2

Fixes a rare but serious bug that occurred when saving a ringtone or publishing to SoundCloud. ($29 new, free update, 9.0 MB)

BusyContacts 1.2.14 Agen Schmitz No comments

BusyContacts 1.2.14

Fixes a hang when switching between smart filters. ($49.99 new, free update, 7.8 MB)

Pixelmator 3.7.1 Agen Schmitz No comments

Pixelmator 3.7.1

Adds support for exporting images in HEIF format. ($29.99 new, free update, 78.8 MB)

Audio Hijack 3.5 Agen Schmitz No comments

Audio Hijack 3.5

Adds broadcasting capabilities to the app's audio recording features (due to the retirement of Rogue Amoeba's Nicecast). ($49 new, free update, 16.8 MB)

Final Cut Pro X 10.4.3 Agen Schmitz No comments

Final Cut Pro X 10.4.3

Maintenance update with a smattering of refinements for the professional video editing app. ($299.99 new, free update, 3.00 GB)

Merlin Project 5.0.1 Agen Schmitz No comments

Merlin Project 5.0.1

Major upgrade for the project management app brings Kanban boards and improved resource pool management. ($149 annual subscription, free update from version 5, 27.8 MB)

Scrivener 3.0.3 Agen Schmitz No comments

Scrivener 3.0.3

Provides a long list of fixes for the writing tool. ($45 new, free update, 106 MB)