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Software Watchlist – Mac App Updates

Affinity Designer, Photo, and Publisher 2.5 Agen Schmitz 1 comment

Affinity Designer, Photo, and Publisher 2.5

Adds support for variable fonts and a new QR Code Tool to all three apps. (Various prices new, free update, various sizes, macOS 10.15+)

Lightroom Classic 13.3 Agen Schmitz No comments

Lightroom Classic 13.3

Erase unwanted objects and imperfections in photos using the Generative Remove tool. ($9.99/$19.99/$59.99 monthly Creative Cloud subscription, free update, macOS 12+)

HandBrake 1.8 Agen Schmitz No comments

HandBrake 1.8

Collects a number of macOS-specific improvements for the open-source video conversion program. (Free, 41.4 MB, macOS 10.13+)

SpamSieve 3.0.4 Agen Schmitz No comments

SpamSieve 3.0.4

Brings performance improvements and bug fixes to the spam-filtering utility. ($39.99 new, free update, 49.5 MB, macOS 10.13+)

Default Folder X 6.0.7 Agen Schmitz No comments

Default Folder X 6.0.7

Maintenance release with improvements and bug fixes for the Open/Save dialog utility. ($39.95 new, free update, 17.4 MB, macOS 10.13+)

FastScripts 3.3.2 Agen Schmitz No comments

FastScripts 3.3.2

Maintenance release for the macOS scripting utility. ($$39.95 new, free update, 4.8 MB, macOS 10.15+)

Little Snitch 5.7.6 Agen Schmitz 1 comment

Little Snitch 5.7.6

Improves detection of Wi-Fi networks for Automatic Profile Switching in macOS 14.5 Sonoma. ($45 new, free update, 32 MB, macOS 11+)

Audio Hijack 4.4.1 Agen Schmitz No comments

Audio Hijack 4.4.1

Introduces a new Audio Device Selection section for enhanced audio capture through Application blocks. ($64 new, free update, 37.1 MB, macOS 14.4+)

Safari 17.5 Adam Engst No comments

Safari 17.5

Patches a security vulnerability in Ventura and Monterey. (Free, various sizes, macOS 12+)

Carbon Copy Cloner 7.0 Agen Schmitz 18 comments

Carbon Copy Cloner 7.0

Major new release for the drive cloning and backup utility loaded with new features and enhancements. ($49.99 new, $24.99 upgrade, free update, 23.6 MB, macOS 13+)

1Password 8.10.32 Agen Schmitz No comments

1Password 8.10.32

Maintenance release brings a variety of improvements and bug fixes to the password manager. ($35.88 annual subscription, free update, 4.8 MB, macOS 10.15+)

BBEdit 15.1 Agen Schmitz No comments

BBEdit 15.1

Renames ChatGPT Worksheets to AI Chat Worksheet with preferences that provide settings to select alternative services. ($59.99 new, free update, 29.7 MB, macOS 11+

Bookends 15.0.2 Agen Schmitz No comments

Bookends 15.0.2

Adds barcode scanning capabilities to the reference management tool. ($74.99 new, free update, 114.3 MB, macOS 10.13+)

Mactracker 7.12.15 Agen Schmitz 3 comments

Mactracker 7.12.15

Adds detailed information about the latest MacBook Air models and several legacy Apple products. (Free, 216.8 MB, macOS 10.12+)

Fantastical 3.8.16 Agen Schmitz 2 comments

Fantastical 3.8.16

Brings a bevy of bug fixes to the calendar app. ($56.99 annual subscription, free update, 66.4 MB, macOS 11+)