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Software Watchlist – Mac App Updates

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)

Doug McLean No comments

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

Doug McLean No comments

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

Doug McLean No comments

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)

Doug McLean No comments

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

Doug McLean No comments

Apple Server Diagnostics 3X106

This update helps test servers running Mac OS X Server 10.6 for hardware issues. Free, 20.2 MB

Doug McLean No comments

DoorStop X Security Suite 2.3

Focuses on improved compatibility with Snow Leopard and adds both iPhone/iPod touch content and a security information Twitter stream. $79 new, free upgrade for users who purchased version 2.2 after 28 August 2009, 15.8 MB

Doug McLean No comments

iPhoto2Twitter 1.6.1

Minor update allows shorter Mobypicture URLs, leaving more room for tweeting. €4.95 new, free update, 566 KB

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Business Card Composer 5

Major update adds hundreds of new business card designs, a refreshed interface, and new editing tools, plus integration with Google Maps and support for 2D barcodes. $34.95 new, $19.95 upgrade, free update for version 4 users who purchased after 1 August 2009, 55.9 MB