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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.

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iMovie ’11 9.0.8

Fixes an issue related to third-party QuickTime components that prevented iMovie from opening. ($14.99 new, free update, 1.08)

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Java for OS X 2012-005 and Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 10

Patches vulnerabilities recently identified by Oracle. (Free, 67.2 MB and 81.9 MB)

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Adobe Illustrator CS6 16.0.1

Maintenance release improves overall stability with a variety of targeted fixes. ($599 new, free update, 5.8 MB)

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Adobe Photoshop CS6 13.0.1

Fixes two critical security vulnerabilities and improves stability. ($699 new, free update, 7.9 MB)

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Toast Titanium 11.1

Now built using Cocoa, the new release is compatible with Mountain Lion and shifts Web video capture exclusively to Safari. ($99.99 new, free update, 88.5 MB)

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Parallels Desktop 8.0

Major new release tightens integration between Mountain Lion and Windows, adding Dictation capabilities and Mountain Lion gestures to Windows apps, support for Windows notifications in Notification Center, and more. ($79.99 new, free update, 331 MB)

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Hazel 3.0.12

Maintenance update with a variety of fixes, plus added support for Mountain Lion’s Notification Center ($25 new, free update, 5.3 MB)

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Fantastical 1.3.3

Improves search speed and creation of recurring reminders, plus fixes syncing with Google Calendar on Mountain Lion. ($19.99 new, free update, 11.1 MB)

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Firefox 15.0

Improves problems with memory leakage caused by certain add-ons, provides smoother animations for game developers, and introduces silent background updates. (Free, 32.6 MB)

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Transmit 4.2

Adds support for Mountain Lion’s Notification Center, plus fixes graphics for Retina displays. ($34 new, free update, 27.8 MB)

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CloudPull 2.1.3

Improves error handling and retry logic to prevent backup failures, plus adds Retina display support. ($24.99 new, free update, 8.3 MB)

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VMware Fusion 5 and Fusion 5 Professional

Major new release supports Windows 8 and is optimized for Mountain Lion, including AirPlay Mirroring. Fusion 5 is now split into two apps, with the Professional version providing enhanced deployment and support features. ($49.99/99.99 new, 203 MB)

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OS X 10.8.1 Targets Bugs, Improved Battery Life

Mountain Lion gets its first maintenance update, which provides a small number of targeted fixes as well as a fix for a battery drainage issue experienced by many MacBook Pro and MacBook Air owners.

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OmniFocus 1.10.3

Resolves compatibility issues with Mountain Lion, including integration with Apple Mail. ($79.99 new, free update, 22.4 MB)

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ClamXav 2.3.2

Fixes an issue that prevented ClamXav Sentry from launching at login when running Mountain Lion. (Free, 16.9 MB)