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Software Watchlist – Mac App Updates

Jeff Carlson 2 comments

Safari 4.0.5

Improves performance for Top Sites and stability for third party plug-ins and sites with forms and SVG images, as well as fixing a problem with some Linksys routers. A host of security fixes are rolled in, too. (Free, sizes vary)

Adam Engst 2 comments

TextExpander 3.0

Simplifies snippet creation and editing, can prompt the user for variable data while expanding snippets, offers snippet syncing via Dropbox, and provides new search options. ($34.95 new, $15 upgrades, free for those who purchased after 1 November 2009, 4.5 MB)

Doug McLean No comments

DEVONthink and DEVONnote 2.0

Both programs receive a refreshed user interface, tagging capabilities, enhanced annotations for PDFs, and improved compatibility with Snow Leopard. (Pricing varies, 17.5/10.6 MB)

Doug McLean No comments

Default Folder X 4.3.6

Adds support for Flash- and AJAX-driven dialogs, utilizes Sparkle for software auto-updating, and improves the handling of recently used folders in Carbon applications. ($34.95 new, $14.95 upgrade, free update for owners of version 4.x or 3.x owners who purchased their copy after 1 June 2007, 9.7 MB)

Doug McLean No comments

Mactracker 5.1

Adds a new Compare function, enhances the search engine, and updates its model listings. (Free, 25.1 MB)

Doug McLean No comments

BusyCal 1.2.2

Improves meeting invitation and response behavior, enhances support for certain Outlook files, and fixes a number of crashing bugs. ($49, free update, 6.8 MB)

Doug McLean No comments

Mailplane 2.1.5

Adds support for Gmail's upgraded "separate window" feature, improves Growl compatibility, and re-enables attachment uploading for Flash 10.1b3 beta testers. ($24.95 new, free update, 7.6 MB)

Jeff Carlson No comments

ProKit 5.1 (Leopard and Snow Leopard)

Corrects a handful of issues in Apple's professional applications such as Final Cut Studio and Aperture.

Jeff Carlson 2 comments

Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 3.1

Extends raw image support in Aperture 3 and iPhoto '09 for 11 current cameras. (Free, 6.77 MB)

Doug McLean 1 comment

PDFpen 4.6 and PDFpenPro 4.6

Adds OCR support for 11 European languages and fixes a handful of minor bugs. ($49.95/$99.95 new, free updates, 45.9MB/46.1 MB)

Doug McLean No comments

Keyboard Maestro 4.1

Expands in-program support, enhances macro sort capabilities, and improves menus and menu navigation. ($36 new, free update, 8.8 MB)

Doug McLean No comments

Camino 2.0.2

Updates the Gecko rendering engine, expands options for keyboard shortcuts, and improves Flash- and ad-blocking capabilities. (Free, 15.8 MB)

Doug McLean 4 comments

Firefox 3.5.8

Fixes a handful of critical security vulnerabilities. (Free, 19 MB)

Doug McLean No comments

TweetDeck 0.33.2

Extends the API call limit, adds a new Column Navigator feature, enhances search capabilities, and expands support for previewing media-content. (Free, 2 MB)

Doug McLean No comments

VMware Fusion 3.0.2

Fixes a serious compatibility issue with Mac OS X 10.6 Server. ($79.99, free update, 407 MB)