Golden Hill Software has released CloudPull 2.6.1 with a big change — the Google data backup application will no longer be available through the Mac App Store. Previously, Golden Hill had released CloudPull 2.6 with added support for OS X 10.10 Yosemite, but Apple rejected that version from the Mac App Store. The app will now be available exclusively from the Golden Hill Web site after John Brayton (Golden Hill’s owner and developer) decided not to work around the issue at the heart of Apple’s rejection and instead focus on delivering CloudPull directly (and more quickly) to his customers. CloudPull 2.6.1 will honor Mac App Store purchases and will import data from the Mac App Store edition. The latest version runs on 10.9 Mavericks and 10.10 Yosemite; CloudPull 2.5.5 remains available for those running 10.7 Lion or 10.8 Mountain Lion. ($24.99 new with a 20 percent discount for TidBITS members, free update, 9.7 MB, release notes, 10.9+)
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