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Elmedia Player Gets New Features and Improvements

Eltima Software today is proud to announce the release and immediate availability of Elmedia Player version 6.7, the company’s popular multiformat video player for OS X. With vast support for different file types, one can play AVI, FLV, SWF, WMV, MOV, MP4, MP3, DAT, FLAC, M4V, MPG, MKV, and more. Multiple audio tracks are supported, even the external ones, as well as different types of subtitles.


Elmedia Player offers such essential conveniences as float on top option; easily switch to and from the full screen mode, and can fit the image to screen. This new version also adds support for macOS native full-screen mode. Playlist creation and management is very simple. Elmedia Player also has a variety of settings that can help improve video image and sound quality: adjustable playback speed; syncing subtitles and audio with video; flexible audio tuning with the graphic equalizer; video color settings; the image can be flipped, mirrored, rotated in any direction, and reverted to original. Also this multiformat video player can make screenshots of any moment in the movie as well as convert the whole movie into the series of images.


Elmedia Player supports AirPlay both directions; can either stream or receive content. A new addition for Elmedia AirPlay functionality is the support for VobSub (.sub/.idx) subtitles for streamed videos. Some AirPlay issues also got fixed, like image not being displayed when streaming certain videos. For international users, Elmedia makes usage simple by adding new localizations all the time. This update adds Swedish, Korean, Polish and Italian localizations.


Elmedia: multiformat video player 6.7 is $9.99 and available worldwide through the Mac App Store in the Video category.

The Path Rush Coming Soon

LHD Games, the developers of acclaimed mobile game Twisty Board (named by Apple in the App Store’s monthly Top 10 Best Arcade Games), are proud to announce the up and coming release of The Path Rush, a fast-paced and addictive reaction based game. Launching 23rd Feb 2017 for iPhone and iPad, with the Android version following on 16th March 2017. The app will be available to download from the App Store and Google Play.

The Path Rush Coming Soon

Players must use precise reactions to navigate a block through the 3-dimensional maze, making turns and jumps to avoid obstacles and survive as long as possible. Make a move too early or too late and the block will fall by the wayside, therefore turns must be timed to perfection to ensure progress.


The Path Rush features two main game modes:
* “Levels” challenges players to complete 150 levels of increasing length and difficulty. To complete a level the player must successfully navigate to the goal; failure to turn or jump at the right time sends the player back to the start, or alternatively coins can be used to resume play from the last position.


* “Endless” offers a never-ending maze where players must aim to record the highest score possible. Each successful turn scores one point, however the pressure mounts the further into the endless maze the player navigates.


To assist users their block can be powered up using coins (which are earned via gameplay or by watching in-app videos). Coins can also be used to continue play from the last position and get closer to completing the level or gaining a high-score.


Other features include:
* Arcade-style 3D graphics
* Fast and smooth gameplay
* Ever-changing in-game colours
* Test co-ordination and reactions
* Win coins
* Global leaderboard
* 150+ levels


The Path Rush is coming 23rd Feb 2017 for iPhone and iPad and will be available worldwide in the App Store. An Android version will follow on 16th March 2017 and available on Google Play.

Powerful, Easy-to-Use Option Pricing Tool FairOption Updated to v2.0

FairOption, the acclaimed app that helps traders and investors take advantage of the flexibility, diversity, control, and portfolio protection of holding a position in stock or index options, is now available in a new version that provides support for later iPhone screen sizes and iOS versions.

Powerful, Easy-to-Use Option Pricing Tool FairOption Updated to v2.0

Developed by experienced trader Miles Hitcham, FairOption is a powerful, yet easy-to-use tool that generates option pricing calculations using the Nobel Prize-winning Black-Scholes model, or the relatively more flexible Binomial lattice mathematical model (with a customizable number of accuracy time-steps).


Weekly, monthly and quarterly options can all be priced, with or without dividends, for either US or European exercise styles, and FairOption’s rapid updating capability can be set to automatic or manual. If desired, traders can also verify and compare pricing models vs. standard external systems and pre-populated example calculations, plus they can drill down to view all call and put options to see their Greek sensitivities (e.g. Delta, Theta, Gamma, etc.). And since there are no spreadsheets to download, traders don’t expose their device to security risks such as macro malware and other threats.


While the rigorous back-end engine has earned praise from both experienced and new traders alike, a key feature that categorically separates FairOption from anything else in the app world is its outstanding interface and display design. Unlike other apps that treat user experience like an afterthought – and subject traders to a dizzying and confusing wall of data” FairOption takes full advantage of Apple’s innovative Core Data technology and animated dynamic display techniques, and all screens are optimized for either portrait or landscape (traders who choose the latter get access to additional scrollable expiry data columns).


“A growing number of traders worldwide are either currently taking, or are interested in taking, a position in stock options,” commented Miles Hitcham. “FairOption is a useful, responsive and interactive app that helps both new and experienced traders hedge investment positions, which mitigates their risk, or to reduce their capital investment obligation, and can potentially lead to huge profits and substantial income.”


Version 2.0 supports the latest screen sizes and iOS versions while retaining backwards-compatibility to earlier versions going back to iOS 7.1.


FairOption 2.0.0 is $12.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Finance category.

ArtOptimizer for Adobe Illustrator Now Supports Creative Cloud 2017

Zevrix Solutions today announces the release of ArtOptimizer 2.7.10, a compatibility update to its workflow automation solution for Adobe Illustrator. The only tool of its kind on the market, ArtOptimizer eliminates the excess image data of picture links and performs essential image adjustments, thereby helping users save disk space, accelerate document output and cut overall production costs.

ArtOptimizer for Adobe Illustrator Now Supports Creative Cloud 2017

The new version makes ArtOptimizer compatible with the recently announced 2017 release of Illustrator CC featured as part of Adobe Creative Cloud. The update is offered free of charge to the licensed ArtOptimizer users. The same version of ArtOptimizer can be used with any version of Illustrator from CS3 and later.


ArtOptimizer is a powerful automation solution for users of any trade, whether it’s print, prepress, web design or publishing on mobile devices.


For example, with just a click of a button users can:

* Scale image links in Photoshop to match their dimensions in Illustrator
* Change image resolution to 300 dpi
* Convert RGB files to CMYK
* Apply sharpening filters
* Merge layers or delete hidden ones
* Run a Photoshop Action on each image


In the end of the processing ArtOptimizer reimports images to Illustrator at 100% in their precise position. As a result users can save gigabytes of disk space and countless hours of optimizing images manually, accelerate document printing and exporting to PDF, speed up file transfer to service providers, reduce job turnaround and cut costs through faster processing.



ArtOptimizer 2.7.10 can be purchased from Zevrix web site for $119.95 (USD), as well as from authorized resellers. Trial is also available for download. ArtOptimizer requires Mac OS X 10.5-10.12 and Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop CS3-CC 2017. – Visual Music Dance Show for iOS – Now in 3D and VR version 10 enters the third dimension and now supports Google Cardboard-compatible VR headsets. is the premiere visual music dance show, made for and by music lovers all around the world. You can watch, and visually dance along to, over 5,000 hit songs in a variety of genres, like EDM, R&B, Alternative, Country, and Rock. And you can make and publish dances to your favorite songs, too! - Visual Music Dance Show for iOS - Now in 3D and VR

Key features of
* Connect with your Apple Music or Spotify subscription to watch thousands of dances for free
* Tap, swipe, and swirl your fingers across the screen to dance along, creating dynamic and kinetic visuals in realtime
* 3D Touch and Apple Pencil are fully supported
* You can move around the new 3D stage in realtime, with either simple orbit movements or full 6DoF Drone controls
* Use your favorite Google Cardboard VR headset to watch dances in true 3D
* Also supports AirPlay and AppleTV to watch dances in HD 10.0 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Entertainment category. The app can be supported with several “Pro” features via in-app purchases.

Station 1.3 – Multilevel Dock for macOS

True North Software today is very proud to announce the release of Station 1.3, the company’s multilevel (hierarchical) launcher for macOS. Station promotes a more natural organization of applications and documents into folders. With nested folders, you can arrange items in Station in a way that fits your workflow with an uncluttered look and feel. Scalability is greatly increased through logical groupings thus increasing the sheer number of items that can be added to Station without having to shrink the launcher size.

Station 1.3 - Multilevel Dock for macOS

Productivity is increased because related items can be grouped together into a single folder. For example, one folder can contain work related items and another folder gaming items. Another useful feature of Station is the ability to launch, all at once, the items in a launch folder. This is useful when switching between tasks like business and spreadsheets to graphics work. With ten levels of folders available, enough space is provided to spread out even the most diverse set of applications and documents.


What’s New for Version 1.3:
* Added support for macOS transparency and Station specific transparency
* You can now create a “folder icon” for a folder by holding down the option key and dragging an item to the folder icon
* Added automated backups and snapshots of the Station data allowing you to restore to any backup
* The preferences window was rearranged
* Minor refinements and bug fixes


Station Features:
* Up to ten levels of folders can be shown
* The size of the icons can range from 24 to 64 points
* An alias folder can be created from any existing folder
* Icons can be assigned to folders to give them a more distinctive feel
* All applications and documents in a folder can be launched all at once
* Station can be displayed on the left, right or bottom side of the screen
* Folders automatically open after a short delay when you drag items over them
* Station can be displayed statically (always shown) or automatically hidden when not needed
* The display name of a folder can be renamed (e.g. “untitled” to “Graphics”)
* Scrollbar support for launch panels that exceed screen dimensions
* Embedded open folder icon can now be either blue or red
* Auto collapse of folders after launch of an item
* Select any color for the panel background color
* Station will automatically launch at login
* Fullscreen and multiscreen support


Station 1.3 is priced at $14.99 (USD) and is available on the True North Website through FastSpring or through the Mac App Store in the Productivity category. A demo version is available from the True North Website.

Haul Cargo Across America In 18-Wheelers with Truck Simulator USA

Ovilex Soft’s massive nation state of more than 600,000 Facebook fans – along with over 100 million users around the world who have downloaded the company’s roster of stunningly realistic 3D driving simulator apps – can clear their calendar for hundreds of hours of fun, now that that the much-anticipated Truck Simulator USA has arrived.


Available at no cost for both iOS (App Store) and Android (Google Play), Truck Simulator USA is a certainly a worthy addition to the Ovilex Soft family. As usual, the aspect that leaps out from the moment the app launches are the spectacular graphics. Whether they’re taking a sidelong view of a mammoth 18-wheeler or peering out from behind the windshield at the road ahead, users will be in awe at the level of detail. From the subtle halo around the illuminated headlights, to the greenish hue of a roadside cactus on a desert highway, to photographic-realism of the pavement and asphalt markings – and the list goes on Truck Simulator USA is a master class in design. And still, that’s just the start.


The glory of all Ovilex Soft’s apps is always the gameplay and UX, and Truck Simulator USA exceeds expectations on both fronts. Users get to select and customize a wide range of trucks, and then hit the open road and haul their cargo such as cars, gravel, food, fuel, and more – throughout USA, Canada or Mexico. There is night and day driving, various climate conditions and environments (such as sunny, cloudy, rain, snow, mountain, desert, and so on).


There are also multiple driving controls, including tilt steering, gears, handles, buttons, levers, headlights, and a virtual steering wheel that uses AI and physics to create an ultra-realistic driving experience. There’s also a manual transmission with H-shifter and clutch, lifelike engine sounds that roar and hum accordingly, and the possibility of incurring visual and mechanical damage just like a real professional American trucker.


Users can head out on a journey across the country or continent, join a convoy in the multiplayer mode, or see if they have the business acumen and driving skill to succeed in career mode. Users can also request new trucks via Ovilex Soft’s social pages.


Truck Simulator USA 1.2.0 is Free and available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category. There is also an Android version available on Google Play.

Twocanoes Software Releases SD Clone 3 for Mac

Twocanoes Software is proud to announce the release of SD Clone 3, an upgrade to its SD Card cloning software for Mac. SD Clone 3 includes new features for cloning memory cards faster and easier than ever, including enhanced capabilities to shrink SD card data, verify card capacity and clone a single card to multiple cards simultaneously. SD Clone 3 supports flash media used in digital signage, industrial machinery, mobile phones, cameras and many other electronic devices.


What’s New in SD Clone 3
* Verify SD card media
* Clone SD cards to compressed image files
* Back up valuable SD card data
* Restore images to disk images
* Restore images and disk images to SD cards
* Restore an image to multiple SD cards simultaneously (Pro license)
* Detect locked SD cards
* Safely unmount SD cards and disk images
* Toolbar for easy access to important functions like shrink, expand, verify and eject
* Link to online image repositories, tutorial videos and in-app purchasing options
* Reveal image location in Mac Finder
* Drag and drop image files
* Shrink SD cards
* Save SD cards to compressed image files
* Mount and clone disk images
* Shrink and expand disk images
* Clone from large to small SD cards
* Clone disk images to SD cards
* Clone disk images to compressed images
* Automatically expand last Linux partition when restoring to large SD cards
* Free version of SD Clone 3 restores images to SD cards
* Optimizations and bug fixes


SD Clone 3 supports SD, micro-SD and other flash media formats commonly used in embedded devices, cameras, digital signage and other electronic devices.


Internet-connected (IoT) sensors, cameras, gaming consoles, mobile and other embedded devices rely on removable flash media to boot operating systems and to store data. Flash media can be variable quality and subject to loss or damage. SD Clone 3 for Mac makes it easy to verify, back up, clone and restore flash media data on the Mac.


SD Clone’s shrink feature makes it possible to safely clone larger cards to smaller cards. During cloning operations, SD Clone 3 automatically expands the file system to use all available space on the card. SD Clone’s Supercharged Raspberry Pi Mode is optimized for cloning Raspbian file systems quickly and easily.


New in SD Clone 3 is the toolbar for quick access to frequently used functions for expanding, shrinking, ejecting, verifying, locating image files and links to online tutorial videos and popular image repositories.


“We are thrilled about the new features in SD Clone 3,” said Russell Scheil, Managing Director at Twocanoes Software. “It’s a Swiss army knife for flash media backup and duplication.”


SD Clone 3 retails for $39.99 USD (Personal license) and a Pro license for $99.99 USD. A free download is available on the Twocanoes Software website. Purchase includes one year of maintenance and technical support. Visit Twocanoes Software online to learn more about SD Clone 3.