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Software Watchlist – Mac App Updates

macOS Server 5.8 Agen Schmitz No comments

macOS Server 5.8

Brings enhancements to Profile Manager for configuring macOS and iOS. ($19.99 new, free update, 87.8 MB)

Safari 12.1 Agen Schmitz 2 comments

Safari 12.1

Streamlines Web site login when filling credentials with Password AutoFill and updates cross-site tracking protection with Intelligent Tracking Prevention 2.1. (Free)

Security Update 2019-002 (High Sierra and Sierra) Agen Schmitz 16 comments

Security Update 2019-002 (High Sierra and Sierra)

Patches 15 security vulnerabilities in Apple’s last two operating systems. (Free, various sizes)

Things 3.8.2 Agen Schmitz 1 comment

Things 3.8.2

Maintenance release of the task manager with a bevy of bug fixes and improvements. ($49.99 new, free update, 16.8 MB)

CleanMyMac X 4.3 Agen Schmitz 10 comments

CleanMyMac X 4.3

Adds the new Space Lens feature for building a storage map and revealing the biggest space wasters. ($89.98/$39.95 new, free update, 72.4 MB)

Firefox 66.0 Agen Schmitz No comments

Firefox 66.0

Adds a new Block Autoplay feature that prevents Web sites from automatically playing audio and video. (Free, 64.9 MB)

TechTool Pro 11.0.1 Agen Schmitz 2 comments

TechTool Pro 11.0.1

Major upgrade for the hard drive repair and system maintenance tool adds compatibility with macOS 10.14 Mojave. ($129 new, upgrades available)

Final Cut Pro X 10.4.6, Compressor 4.4.4, and Motion 5.4.3 Agen Schmitz No comments

Final Cut Pro X 10.4.6, Compressor 4.4.4, and Motion 5.4.3

All three apps improve reliability when sharing video to YouTube and convert media files that may be incompatible with future versions of macOS. ($299.99/$49.99/$49.99 new, free updates)

BBEdit 12.6.2 Agen Schmitz No comments

BBEdit 12.6.2

Maintenance release no longer prompts for sandbox access at startup for non-App Store builds. ($49.99 new, free update, 13.8 MB)

Mail Archiver X 5.0 Agen Schmitz No comments

Mail Archiver X 5.0

Long-standing email archiver updates mail parser and adds support for Dark mode in macOS 10.14 Mojave. ($44.95 new, free update, 151 MB)

MarsEdit 4.3 Agen Schmitz No comments

MarsEdit 4.3

Blog editor improves handling of uploaded GIF images. ($49.95 new, free update, 15.6 MB)

PopChar X 8.6 Agen Schmitz No comments

PopChar X 8.6

Maintenance update for the character discovery utility. (€29.99 new, free update, 4.9 MB)

Default Folder X 5.3.5 Agen Schmitz 1 comment

Default Folder X 5.3.5

Ensures correct operation of the Save dialog of macOS 10.14 Mojave's enhanced screenshot utility. ($34.95 new, free update, 8.9 MB)

Skype 8.41 Agen Schmitz 1 comment

Skype 8.41

Adds the capability to merge an incoming call with the current call. (Free, 93.4 MB)

Ulysses 15 Agen Schmitz No comments

Ulysses 15

Introduces a split-view editor, plus a new keyword manager and search capability. ($39.99 annual subscription, free update, 23.4 MB)