Skip to content
Thoughtful, detailed coverage of everything Apple for 30 years
and the TidBITS Content Network for Apple professionals

Software Watchlist – Mac App Updates

Doug McLean 1 comment

Things 1.2.8

Fixes bugs that could cause syncing problems, program freezes, or crashes. ($49.95 new, free update, 8.3 MB)

Doug McLean No comments

WireTap Anywhere 1.0.6

Enhances compatibility with PowerPC-based Macs running Tiger and improves input meters. ($129 new, free update, 12.5 MB)

Doug McLean 2 comments

27-inch iMac Graphics Firmware Update 1.0

Addresses flickering and image corruption in 27-inch iMac displays. (Free, 683 KB)

Doug McLean No comments

Keyboard Maestro 4.0.1

Fixes slow typing speeds when simulating keystrokes, a crashing bug affecting Leopard users, and a bug that could cause multiple engines to run at once. ($36 new, $18 upgrade from 3.x, free update, 7.6 MB)

Doug McLean 2 comments

Mail Services Update 1.0

Improves mail service reliability and performance for users running Mac OS X Server 10.6.2. (Free, 20.59 MB)

Doug McLean No comments

Firefox 3.5.6

Addresses a handful of critical security vulnerabilities, including several crashing bugs. (Free, 17.6 MB)

Doug McLean No comments

Pro Tools 8.0.3

Adds support for Snow Leopard and includes a refreshed interface, more audio tracks, and an added Score Editor. (New purchase and upgrade prices vary widely.)

Doug McLean No comments

Hazel 2.3.5

Enhances renaming capabilities, improves copying and moving files, and brings integration with Yazsofts's Speed Download. ($21.95, free update, 3.9 MB)

Doug McLean 2 comments

Epson Printer Drivers 2.2 for Mac OS X 10.6.1

Includes the latest printing and scanning software for Epson printers used under Mac OS X 10.6.1. (Free, 546 MB)

Doug McLean No comments

Lexmark Printer Drivers 2.2 for Mac OS X 10.6

Includes the latest printing software for Lexmark printers on Mac OS X 10.6. (Free, 121 MB)

Doug McLean No comments

TypeIt4Me 4.2.1

Includes Snow Leopard support, the capability to sort by labels, improved clipboard behavior, and refined expansion capabilities. ($27 new, $9 upgrade, 7.5 MB)

Doug McLean 1 comment

VMware Fusion 3.0.1

Enhances video and 3D graphics support, adds support for Ubuntu 9.10, increases 64-bit support, and fixes over 50 bugs. ($79.99 new, free update from 3.0, 186 MB)

Doug McLean No comments

Things 1.2.6

Improves compatibility with iCal syncing, adds support for Quick Entry autofill for Microsoft Entourage, and fixes a few crashing bugs. ($49.95 new, free update, 8.3 MB)

Doug McLean 3 comments

Keyboard Maestro 4.0

Refreshes the user interface, adds 64-bit support, improves hot key capabilities, and adds support for Growl notifications. ($36 new, $18 upgrade, 7.6 MB)

Doug McLean No comments

BusyCal 1.1

Adds 64-bit Snow Leopard support, mini-month calenders to the source list, support for three-finger scrolling, and several bug fixes. ($40 new, free update, 6 MB)