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Software Watchlist – Mac App Updates

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)

Doug McLean No comments

Things 1.3

Adds a new Mixed Projects feature, addresses two minor bugs, and makes several localization improvements. ($49.95, free upgrade, 8.7 MB)

Doug McLean No comments

MainStage 2.1.1

Improves overall stability, enhances support for 32-bit Audio Unit Bridge plug-ins, and fixes a long list of minor bugs and issues. (Free, 207 MB)

Doug McLean No comments

LogMeIn Pro2

Brings previously unavailable Pro features to the Mac such as file sharing and transfer, folder synchronization, remote-to-local printing, and desktop sharing. ($69.95 per year, multi-computer discounts available)

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)