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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.

Parallels Desktop 17 Agen Schmitz 2 comments

Parallels Desktop 17

Major upgrade for the popular virtualization software brings speed enhancements and support for macOS 12 Monterey and M1-based Macs. ($79.99 annual subscription for standard edition or $99.99 perpetual license, 311 MB, macOS 10.13.6+)

Pixelmator Pro 2.1.3 Agen Schmitz No comments

Pixelmator Pro 2.1.3

Introduces a new PSD engine for improved support of Photoshop PSD files. ($39.99 new, free update, 352 MB, macOS 10.14.4+)

Firefox 91 Agen Schmitz 15 comments

Firefox 91

Enhances cookie clearing logic to prevent hidden data leaks and make it easier to see which websites are storing local information. (Free, 127 MB, macOS 10.12+)

Timing 2021.5.1 Agen Schmitz No comments

Timing 2021.5.1

Renames "tasks" to "time entries" to reduce the potential for confusion. ($42 annual subscription, free update, 34.6 MB, macOS 10.13+)

1Password 7.8.7 Agen Schmitz 5 comments

1Password 7.8.7

Adds support for the new Magic Keyboard with Touch ID on M1-based Macs. ($64.99 new, free update, 75.8 MB, macOS 10.13+)

Quicken 6.3.1 Agen Schmitz No comments

Quicken 6.3.1

Introduces a new investment dashboard to the personal financial management app. ($35.99/51.99/77.99 annual subscription, free update, 97 MB, macOS 10.13+)

Alfred 4.5 Agen Schmitz 1 comment

Alfred 4.5

Introduces the Universal Actions feature, including over 60 default actions to get you started. (£23 new, free update, 4.9 MB, macOS 10.11+)

Ulysses 23.1 Agen Schmitz No comments

Ulysses 23.1

Refines blog publishing features and reworks the writing session history. ($49.99 annual subscription, 31.3 MB, macOS 10.14.4+)

Art Text 4.1 Agen Schmitz No comments

Art Text 4.1

Introduces new vector drawing tools for improved logo design. ($29.99 new, free update, 748 MB, macOS 10.14+)

ScreenFlow 10.0.3 Agen Schmitz No comments

ScreenFlow 10.0.3

Maintenance update following the recent major upgrade to the screencast recording and video editing app. ($149 new, free update, 85.4 MB, macOS 10.15+)

DEVONagent 3.11.5 Agen Schmitz No comments

DEVONagent 3.11.5

Revises a large number of plug-ins to restore or improve their capabilities as well as renames some for clarity. (Free/$4.95/$49.95, free updates, various sizes, macOS 10.10+)

Safari 14.1.2 Agen Schmitz 8 comments

Safari 14.1.2

Patches three WebKit-related security vulnerabilities. (Free, various sizes, macOS 10.15+ and 10.14+)

Security Update 2021-004 Catalina and 2021-005 Mojave Agen Schmitz 7 comments

Security Update 2021-004 Catalina and 2021-005 Mojave

Patches security vulnerabilities in Catalina and Mojave. (Free, various sizes, macOS 10.15.7 and 10.14.6)

Zoom 5.7.3 Agen Schmitz No comments

Zoom 5.7.3

Consolidates the Search and Jump To bars into a single unified search. (Free, 25.3 MB, macOS 10.10.9+)

iStat Menus 6.6 Agen Schmitz No comments

iStat Menus 6.6

Improves support for M1-based Macs and the Magic Keyboard with Touch ID. ($9.99 new, free update, 28.9 MB, macOS 10.11+)