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Software Watchlist – Mac App Updates

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PDFpen and PDFpenPro 5.6

The PDF manipulation software gains more control of names associated with PDF notes and comments, can view documents at actual printed size, and improves selection accuracy and rotation-related issues. ($59.95/$99.95 new, free update, 41.2 MB)

Adam Engst 3 comments

TextExpander 3.3.4

Fixes several bugs related to Dropbox syncing and changes how TextExpander works when using input methods that combine keystrokes. ($34.95 new, free update, 5.7 MB)

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KeyCue 6.0

Keyboard cheat sheet utility gains user-defined shortcut descriptions, plus canned shortcut descriptions for InDesign and Photoshop. (€19.99 new, free upgrades, 2.0 MB)

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Fetch 5.7

The venerable file transfer software gains numerous small but welcome refinements. ($29 new, free update, 11.3 MB)

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Fantastical 1.1

The calendar utility adds editing and deleting of events, as well as adding and editing notes and support for iCloud calendars. ($19.99 new, free update, 1.1 MB)

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Aperture 3.2

Adds support for iCloud and several new gestures, along with other minor changes and bug fixes. ($79.99 new, free update, 635.76 MB,)

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Lion Recovery Update

Improves Lion Recovery and fixes a problem with Find My Mac when using a firmware password. (Free, 431.91 MB)

Adam Engst 3 comments

Security Update 2011-006 (Snow Leopard and Snow Leopard Server)

Addresses numerous security vulnerabilities across the entire operating system. (Free, 136.28 MB for Snow Leopard / 144.91 MB for Snow Leopard Server)

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Safari 5.1.1 (Snow Leopard)

Improves JavaScript performance, addresses excessive memory usage, and fixes a number of bugs. (Free, 47.05 MB)

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iPhoto ’11 9.2

Adds iCloud support, navigation gestures, and a display of previously imported photos. ($14.99 new, free update, 357.18 MB)

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GraphicConverter 7.4

Adds support for numerous new formats, several conversion and browsing features, and a number of new options. ($39.95 new, free update, 100 MB)

Marco Tabini No comments

Sparrow 1.4

The new email client gains proper conversation thread ordering, pull-to-refresh, several user interface improvements, and improved performance. ($9.99 new, free update, 12.0 MB)

Jeff Carlson No comments

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.5 and Camera Raw 6.5

Adobe’s professional photo manager and camera raw plug-in for Photoshop CS 5 support several new camera models, add profiles for lenses to correct distortion and chromatic aberration, and fix bugs. (Free updates; Lightroom 3.5: 103 MB; Camera Raw 6.5: 93.1 MB)

Adam Engst 6 comments

Firefox 7.0

Features improved performance in several situations, hides the http:// URL prefix in the address bar, and makes other minor changes. (Free, 28.2 MB)

Marco Tabini No comments

PopChar X 5.3

The font utility gains support for the Apple Color Emoji font in Mac OS X Lion, along with improved compatibility with desktop spaces. (€29.99 new, free update, 2.3 MB)