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Software Watchlist – Mac App Updates

Adam Engst No comments

iPhoto ’09 8.1.2

Adds support for syncing photos to and from the iPad, fixes a number of tricky bugs. (Free update, 13.30 MB)

Adam Engst No comments

AirPort Utility 5.5.1

Fixes bugs related to importing configurations and propagating MAC address control lists. (Free, 10.24 MB)

Doug McLean No comments

PDFpen 4.6.1 and PDFpenPro 4.6.1

Improves OCR accuracy, enhances compatibility with certain scanners, and resolves a text-annotation drawing issue. ($49.95/$99.95 new, free updates, 45.9 MB/46.1 MB)

Doug McLean No comments

QuickTime 7.6.6 for Leopard

Provides general reliability improvements for iMovie and fixes numerous security vulnerabilities. (Free, 68.63 MB)

Doug McLean No comments

Keyboard Maestro 4.2

Improves macro functionality, adds MIDI triggers and actions, and fixes several minor bugs. ($36 new, free update, 9 MB)

Jeff Carlson 1 comment

Security Update 2010-002

Applies important security fixes throughout Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard. (Free, download sizes vary.)

Adam Engst No comments

Mailplane 2.1.6

Adds support for Rapportive and for the iWork '09 applications' Send via Mail menu items, and fixes a few minor bugs. ($24.95 new, free update, 6.7 MB)

Jeff Carlson No comments

Aperture 3.0.2

Improves stability and fixes problems through the application. ($199 new, free update, 69.83 MB)

Jeff Carlson 1 comment

iMovie ’09 8.0.6

Fixes a crashing problem caused by generating thumbnails of movies from the Aperture 3 library. (Free update, 35.84 MB)

Adam Engst 1 comment

SpamSieve 2.8.1

Improves accuracy, enhances integration with Apple Mail in a number of ways, fixes several crashing bugs, and clarifies documentation. ($30, free update, 6.4 MB)

Matt Neuburg 1 comment

Panorama 6 Preview

Goes Intel-native; adds automatic crash recovery and easy revert-to-saved, along with heavily revamped user interface. ($299, $139.95 upgrade, 51.6 MB)

Doug McLean No comments

Firefox 3.6.2

Addresses a critical security vulnerability, several other minor security threats, and unspecified stability issues. (Free, 19 MB)

Adam Engst 1 comment

BusyCal 1.2.3

Fixes cosmetic bugs, bugs related to syncing with Google Calendar, and no longer removes attachments and to-dos from WebDAV calendars. ($49, free updates, 5.6 MB)

Doug McLean 2 comments

Phone Amego 1.1.14

Adds support for Growl, fixes private caller ID info numbers, and improves several features of the Call Window. ($20, free update, 2.7 MB)

Doug McLean No comments

VMware Fusion 3.1 Beta

Improves support for graphics-intensive applications, large virtual machines, USB connections, and Boot Camp. (Free public beta)