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Software Watchlist – Mac App Updates

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Captain FTP 6.2

Adds support for Growl, a new virtual folder, and a new XML parser library. ($29, $19 upgrade, 11.8 MB)

Doug McLean 4 comments

MacSpeech Dictate 1.5.6

Adds a Dictation Preferences pane that offers the capability to enable or disable the Auto Cache Document feature for TextEdit and Microsoft Word, and includes other minor changes made since version 1.5.2. ($199 new, free update for purchases since 1 April 2009, $54.95 upgrade for earlier versions)

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BBEdit 9.3

Enhances the Projects feature, improves FTP/SFTP browsing, and introduces a new command-line utility called bbfind for performing multi-file searches. ($125 new, free update, 16.1 MB)

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Sandvox 1.6.5

Improves support for certain SFTP and WebDAV servers and enhances Snow Leopard compatibility for the iMedia Browser component. ($57 Regular/$97 Pro, free update, 26.8 MB)

Doug McLean 2 comments

Kaspersky Anti-Virus For Mac 1.0

This first release of Kaspersky's Internet security utility aims to prevent Macs from harboring and passing on Windows viruses. ($59.95 new, 49.4 MB)

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DiscLabel 6.1

Adds support for Flickr accounts, improves layers functionality, and adds new keyboard shortcuts. ($35.95 new, free update, 23.2 MB)

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BusyCal 1.0.3

Fixes a number of bugs, several of which cause crashes, and tweaks a handful of minor features. ($40 new, free update, $10 upgrade for BusySync users, 4.5 MB)

Joe Kissell 3 comments

Parallels Desktop 5

Significantly improves performance, especially for 3D graphics; supports Windows 7; offers better integration with Mac OS X; supports multi-touch trackpad gestures. ($79.99 new, $49.99 upgrade, 219 MB)

Doug McLean 2 comments

TweetDeck 0.31.3

Adds a new notification system, support for keyboard shortcuts, a new column for Followers, and a slew of bug fixes. (Free, 2 MB)

Adam Engst 2 comments

Electric Sheep 2.7b18b

Brings back multiple display support and fixes a variety of performance- and usability-related bugs. Free, 16.6 MB

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iTunes 9.0.2

Adds support for Apple TV 3.0, improves accessibility, and adds a dark background color option in Grid View. Free, 85.82 MB

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Default Folder X 4.3.2

Fixes a number of issues with Snow Leopard and enhances tracking of recently used folders. ($34.95 new, free update, 10.7 MB)

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Wireless Mouse Software Update 1.0 for Leopard and Snow Leopard

Enables users to take advantage of the Magic Mouse's special multi-touch features. Free, 36.22/63.92 MB

Doug McLean 2 comments

VMware Fusion 3

Adds 64-bit optimization for Snow Leopard users, Windows 7 support, a simplified process for porting a physical Windows installation to a virtual Mac installation, and better support for graphically intense applications. ($79.99 new, $39.99 upgrade, 186 MB)

Matt Neuburg No comments

ScreenFlow 2.0

ScreenFlow 2.0 adds transitions and other valuable editing features to this superb screencast-making software. $99 new, $29 upgrade, 7.8 MB