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Finding Photos is a Snap on Your iPhone With Fototriever

Adda Ventures, Inc. has released Fototriever 1.0, their new photo organization and management app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. The app makes taking, tagging, finding and retrieving your photos easier than ever. The first-of-its-kind app uses voice-activated technology, allowing users to tag their photos by voice or text as soon as they’re taken.

 

 

When users wish to find a particular photo, they simply speak the name of the event into the iOS device, and the app quickly finds and displays the photo. No more searching and scrolling through endless photos, simply speak or enter search text, and the photo is quickly found.

 

By using Fototriever photographers can avoid the frustration of repetitive swiping to find their images. The user tags the photos as they’re taken (or they can be tagged at a later time), using the traditional formula of “how,” “what,” “where,” and “when.” The app allows creating tags either by the traditional keyboard method or by using the iPhone’s microphone to speak the tags.

 

Once the photos have been tagged, a photographer can then use voice commands to instantly find an image. For example, saying “Birthday, Zoo, Jonathan, March 2018” or any one of these words will instantly bring up all photos that have been tagged of Jonathan’s birthday at the zoo in March. Even years later, images can quickly be found with simple voice or text command. “See it, say it, save it.”

 

Main Features of Fototriever:
* Quickly tags photos as they are created, using voice or text
* Voice or text tag any photo already in your Photo Library
* Retrieve any photo anytime by voice or text
* Share photos by AirDrop, email, text, or social media
* Print images to AirPrint-compatible printers
* Totally free, no in-app purchases or subscriptions needed

 

Pricing and Availability:
Fototriever 1.0 is free and is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Photo and Video category. For more information about the app, visit the Fototriever website. Download Fototriever today and never have to hunt for a photo again. Happy photo taking with Fototriever. For more information, or to schedule an interview with the developers, contact Scott Lorenz of Westwind iPhone App Publicity.

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24U Phidgets Plug-In 3.1 for FileMaker Pro Now Available

24U has released 24U Phidgets Plug-In 3.1 for FileMaker Pro 14 through 17. The popular plug-in for integrating FileMaker solutions with hardware devices, such as relays, environmental sensors, RFID, and more, now brings support for iOS and re-designed examples.

 

What’s new in version 3.1:
* Version for iOS lets custom FileMaker apps control Phidgets directly from iPhone or iPad
* Better and nicer examples for exploring 24U Phidgets Plug-In even on iPhone or iPad

 

Benefits of the new feature:
Having the plug-in included in native iOS apps allows FileMaker developers to incorporate interaction with Phidgets devices even into custom FileMaker apps running on iPhone or iPad. The new improved examples let developers easily learn and test 24U Phidgets Plug-In even on iPhone or iPad and better understand how to use it in their apps.

 

About 24U Phidgets Plug-In:
24U Phidgets Plug-In allows FileMaker Pro to interact with various Phidgets boards to let a custom app control physical devices and physical devices to control the custom app. 24U Phidgets Plug-In allows FileMaker Pro users to:

* Read and write RFID tags to track goods, assets and people
* Capture sensor data to collect environmental data such as temperature or force
* Control servo motors to automate moving parts of robots and machines
* Read digital and analog inputs to control your solution by physical controls
* Set digital outputs to switch lights and other electrical devices
* Display text on an LCD display to create custom user interface such as cashbox
* Set analog outputs to control electronic equipment
* Compatibility with VINT lets you use the latest Phidgets devices

 

Sample uses of 24U Phidgets Plug-In:
Existing customers use 24U Phidgets Plug-in in a wide range of different industries, including compliance testing of electrical equipment, sorting sheep, opening door to gym for customers identified by RFID loyalty card, or robotics prototyping.

 

Pricing and Availability:
24U Phidgets Plug-In 3.1 is immediately available for download free of charge as a fully functional 14-days trial version, which can be activated after purchasing a license code. Licenses for 24U Phidgets Plug-In start at $79 per user and device or $249 (USD) per user with unlimited devices. Licenses for iOS apps start at $499 (USD) per app with up to 20 users. Optional Premium Support and Implementation service are available with the purchase of 24U Phidgets Plug-In 3.1.

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Keep It 1.6 Update Brings Text Recognition, Improved Notes, PDF Editing, More

Keep It is a notebook, scrapbook and organizer, ideal for writing notes, saving web links, organizing documents, and finding them again. Available on Mac, iPad and iPhone, Keep It is the destination for all those things you want to put somewhere, confident you will find them again later. Keep It is the successor to Together, a brand new app that preserves the very best of its predecessor, but recast for today and the future.

 

Keep It 1.6 Update Brings Text Recognition, Improved Notes, PDF Editing, More

 

Keep It 1.6 adds text recognition for scanned PDFs and images, support for importing from a scanner, and Continuity Camera to import directly from an iPad or iPhone, along with improvements to notes, PDF editing, and lots more.

 

Keep It 1.6 can now recognize printed text in images and scanned PDFs. Keep It does this on your Mac using the latest machine learning, computer vision and image processing technologies for the most efficient and accurate results. To complement this new capability, Keep It can now import PDFs or images from a scanner, or directly from your iPad or iPhone using Continuity Camera in macOS Mojave, rotate and remove pages in PDFs, and rotate images.

 

Keep It 1.6 includes further improvements to notes and text editing in general. Notes can now contain dividers, and it’s also possible to show attached images at a smaller size. Keep It will also preserve dividers when importing from Evernote. Insert the date and time, in notes, rich text files, plain text files and Markdown documents.

 

Keep It 1.6 includes many other smaller new features and improvement. Its Share extension can now create items in formats other than notes. Strikethrough and underline text in PDFs. Names in the item list or thumbnails now wrap for up to two lines. It’s now possible to search for items by generic types of media such as images, audio and movies rather than a specific file type. View rich text files in Dark Mode on macOS Mojave.

 

Pricing and Availability:
Keep It for Mac 1.6 requires macOS 10.13 High Sierra or later, and is available as a free 15-day trial. A license for Keep It for Mac costs $49.99, and will include all Keep It Version 1.x updates. Together 3 users can purchase a $24.99 upgrade, or get a free copy if Together 3 was purchased during its final 6 months on sale. Keep It is also available on the Mac App Store, also with a free trial, and a choice of one-time purchases to buy Keep It, upgrade from Together, along with monthly ($2.49) or yearly ($19.99) subscriptions. Keep It for iPad and iPhone is available separately with either monthly ($1.49) or yearly ($9.99) subscriptions.

 

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iFlicks 3 Video Metadata Editor and Conversion Now Available for for macOS

Indie developer, Jendrik Bertram has released iFlicks 3, a major update of the popular iFlicks for macOS. iFlicks is the best and most complete video and metadata handling solution available for macOS. There is no easier way to add you video files to iTunes or Plex, so you can watch them on your iOS devices or third party media players.

 

iFlicks 3 is the third major release of iFlicks, which brings you a bunch of new features and improvements.

 

It is now possible to process videos containing HEVC content just as quick as H.264. Direct passthrough of HEVC tracks from mkv files to m4v now only takes seconds, just like it has always worked for H.264 tracks. This works just as quick for all your HD content, no matter if 4k or 1080p. Additionally you can use iFlicks 3 to encode video tracks to HEVC. To make use of this feature you need at least macOS High Sierra, as it is the first version to natively support HEVC. On the newest generation of Macs, video encoding can even make use of the T2 Chip to perform encoding as fast as possible.

 

To provide even more flexibility to our power users, it is now also possible to create custom presets with different settings from the builtin ones. It is also possible to use these custom presets together with the immensely powerful rule system to create an even more customised workflow.

 

As additional bonus iFlicks 3 has a tweaked interface incorporating countless improvements. The most notable ones being full Dark Mode support on macOS Mojave, as well as Touch Bar support for MacBook Pro.

 

Leading Metadata Handling
* Automatic lookup for Movie and TV Show metadata
* Finds beautiful Artwork, including squared Artwork for TV Shows
* Automatic lookup for subtitles and chapter titles
* Behaviour completely customisable using a extremely powerful Rules

 

Powerful Video Processing
* Extremely fast and lossless passthrough for H.264 and HEVC
* High Quality encoding capabilities for H.264 and HEVC
* Dedicated presets for Apple Devices like iPhone, iPad and Apple TV
* HD support (4k, 1080p, 720p)
* Encoding of Stereo and Surround Audio tracks
* Supports all common video formats like mkv, mp4, m4v, mov, avi, mpg and many many more
* Subtitle and Chapter support

 

Extensive Automation Possibilities
* Support for Custom Presets based on user preferences
* Watch Folders to pick up and automatically process files added to monitored folders
* Extremely powerful rules to customise the complete workflow
* AppleScript support for even more fine grained control

 

Intuitive User Interface
* Just drag videos to iFlicks and hit start to process the videos
* Clean interface to get you started without distractions, Advanced functionality just a click away
* Tightly coupled with iTunes. Just drag items from iTunes to iFlicks to update metadata

iFlicks 3 is available as subscription and one-time payment version. The one-time payment version is available from the Mac App Store for US $34.99, the same price as iFlicks 2 before. Prices may vary by location.

The subscription versions are available from the Website and Mac App Store:
* iFlicks Basic: $0.99 monthly, $9.49 annually
* iFlicks Plus: $2.49 monthly, $18.49 annually

Special upgrade pricing will be in place for the yearly subscription versions:
* 50% Off until end of February 2019
* 25% Off until end of March 2019

 

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24U Software’s 24U FM Bench 1.3 Now Available for FileMaker Pro

24U Software has updated 24U FM Bench to version 1.3 which now includes code-signed 24U Toolbox Plug-In 3.0.3 with many new features and improvements. Featuring a 4-step process that to boost the overall speed, 24U FM Bench is a complete optimization solution.

 

Get the best performance out of FileMaker Pro by optimizing your solutions and achieve 100+% speed gains in almost no time. No more compromises!

 

* Detective benchmarks user solution – It measures how long everything takes and stores the measured values in a log for further analysis.

 

* Bottleneck finder finds the bottleneck of user solution – It calculates the total time spend within each script over a specific time period and tells you which script consumed the largest part.

 

* Session browser lets you examine individual user sessions – User can see every single action that was measured within each session and how long FileMaker spent executing it. This great not for optimization but even better for troubleshooting. Can be seen what users were doing when.

 

What’s new in version 1.3:
24U Toolbox Plug-In 3.0.3 is now included with 24U FM Bench. This new version of the plug-in brings several new features and improvments, including compatibility with latest operating systems and the FileMaker plarform. The plug-in is now also code-signed. Code-signing is a security feature that allows user to verify the identity of the plug-in publisher and that the plugin has not changed. This makes it easier to deploy FM Bench in environments with strict security rules, where only code-signed software is allowerd to be installed.

Licenses for 24U FM Bench start at $197 per seat and $1177 (USD) per server. Volume discounts are available for 5 or more seats.

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24U Software Updates All of Their FileMaker Pro Plug-ins

24U Software has released new updates of all currently available plug-ins for the FileMaker platform. The just released versions of the following plug-ins are now code-signed for macOS, Windows, and iOS:

* Gonector
* 24U SimpleDialog Plug-In
* 24U SimpleFile Plug-In
* 24U Phone Companion Plug-In
* 24U Phidgets Plug-In
* 24U Simple Talk Plug-In
* 24U Toolbox Plug-In
* 24U SimpleSound Plug-In
* 24U SimpleHASP Plug-In

Code-signing is a security feature that allows user to verify the identity of the plug-in’s publisher and that the plug-in has not been modified by maliciuous software such as virus. This is not only safer for everyone but also makes it easier to deploy solutions using 24U’s plug-ins in environments with strict security rules, where only code-signed software is allowerd to be installed.

 

Code-signing is becoming one of security measuers required, by default, by the latest version of the macOS and Windows operating systems, so this update is recommended to all users in order to maintain better compatibility with future versions of the operating system and the FileMaker platform.

* Gonector – Gonector is a FileMaker plug-in that allows a native application for iPhone or iPad to communicate directly with mobile hardware devices. Being able to interact with professional mobile devices enables you to use the FileMaker platform to create a POS, Inventory and lots of other heavy-duty mobile business apps with friendly, fast, and reliable user interface.

* 24U SimpleDialog Plug-In – Display professionally looking custom input dialogs and progress dialogs. New version added Pause and Cancel buttons to progress dialogs and input dialogs for iOS.

* 24U SimpleFile – 24U SimpleFile Plug-In lets user FileMaker solutions easily access files stored anywhere on your hard drive, server, or network, allowing your users to keep their files and documents organized without ever leaving your solution’s user interface.

* 24U Phone Companion Plug-In – Robust telephony integration for FileMaker Pro. New version adds support for VOIP systems by directly controlling SNOM telephones. Make calls by clicking a button you avoid calling wrong numbers

* 24U Phidgets Plug-In – Control hardware devices and read environmental sensors, read & write low-frequency RFID tags. New version added support for VINT, stepper motor and more.

* 24U Simple Talk Plug-In – Custom internet client and server inside FileMaker Pro. Recently released new version added 64-bit support.

* 24U Toolbox Plug-In – Stable and reliable client & server-side plug-in providing a set of handy functions for your daily use, such as Execute SQL, running system scripts etc. New version adds support for iOS and FileMaker Cloud, and GetAsHTML.

* 24U SimpleSound Plug-In – Audio playback and MP3 ID3 metadata management. Latest version no longer depends on QuickTime and ID3 tags manipulation now works server-side.

* 24U SimpleHASP Plug-In – Secure hardware-aided protection of your data and intellectual property, using copy-protected USB dongles. New version is compatible with latest version of FileMaker and latest version of the Sentinel dongles.

All the updated 24U Plug-Ins are immediately available for download free of charge as fully functional 14-days trial versions, which can be activated after purchasing a license.

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Camera Guard Mac 3 Offers Improved Webcam Blocker and Mic Protection for Your Mac

ProtectStar has released Camera Guard Mac 3 for macOS, a new upgrade to their popular security solution. The app protects any Mac’s built-in web camera and mic from being accessed by hackers, trojans and spies including latest spyware. Version 3.0 brings improved protection against unauthorized access to the Mac microphone and webcam, plus it now offers users of shared Mac computers to easily pin protect any app on their Mac.

 

Camera Guard Mac 3 Offers Improved Webcam Blocker and Mic Protection for Your Mac

 

Camera Guard Mac app sits quietly in the background, monitoring the Mac’s built-in microphone and webcam for any unauthorized access attempts. The app efficiently blocks any detected attempts, while also alerting the Mac user to the attempts. The utility blocks both known and unknown attacks methods, thanks to its exclusive “Deep Detective” feature.

 

Users of shared Macs can pin protect their personal apps like Apple Mail, Photos, Contacts, Safari, and even games can be prevented from opening without the correct pin. With a quick entry of a 4-digit pin, the apps are protected from unauthorized access by other users. This new feature is the perfect solution for parents who share their Mac with younger family members and worry their kids might access things they shouldn’t.

 

Features Include:
* Web camera blocker
* Microphone protection
* Securely protects apps with a 4-digit pin
* Deep Detective (TM) protects against known and unknown attack attempts
* Protection against Mac ransomware
* Allow kids access to only specific games, and applications
* Schedule for each app or all apps to allow usage for specific days and times
* Pop-Up notifications regarding security breaches
* Logfile protocol tracks unauthorized attempts to start access apps and files
* Smart protection against ransomware threats
* Blocks execution of potentially malicious Java code
* Can be set to run at login for automatic protection

 

Camera Guard Mac 3 still includes ProtectStar’s exclusive “Deep Detective” feature, which monitors all attempted access to any protected Mac. While offering proactive protection that is similar to other companies’ firewall, Deep Detective also reports against both known and unknown attacks, via its modern heuristic methods.

Camera Guard Mac 3 Professional is $19.90 USD (or an equivalent amount in other currencies) and includes 12-months of updates/upgrades and technical support by ProtectStar’s Support Heros. A Care Plan option is also available for $49.00 USD, and includes 3-years of updates/upgrades and premium technical support by the ProtectStar Support Superheros.

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Streamline File Naming Workflow With Output Factory Server for InDesign

Zevrix Solutions has released Output Factory Server 2.1.16 a feature update to company’s output automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Output Factory Server automates InDesign production workflow by processing files from watched hot folders. The app offloads printing and exporting from InDesign to a central system leaving operator workstations free from the output process.

 

Streamline File Naming Workflow With Output Factory Server for InDesign

 

The new version abandons the approach in which output files were exported from InDesign with intermediate temporary names before being renamed to their final user-defined variable names. The exported files are now being created directly under their final names. This improvement helps users streamline their complex automation workflows where files created by Output Factory Server are being automatically picked up by other workflow components. The change also helps eliminate random system errors that could occur when renaming temporary files.

 

Output Factory Server is intended to run on a dedicated Mac station and can serve unlimited users via watched hot folders on a network. Users can create hot folders for different output targets such as hi-res PDF, color printing, EPUB files and so on.

 

The app offers the following key features:

* Output InDesign files automatically from hot folders
* Supports print, PDF, PostScript, TIFF, EPUB and other formats
* Output to multiple formats from a single hot folder
* Automatic email notifications
* Layer versioning
* Run custom scripts
* Variable output file names
* Automatic preflighting
* PDF security presets for different workflows

Output Factory Server 2.1.16 can be purchased from Zevrix web site for $699.95 (USD), as well as from authorized resellers. Trial is also available for download. The upgrade to version 2 is $350 for the licensed users of Output Factory Server 1.x and BatchOutput Server. Output Factory Server requires macOS 10.7-10.14 and Adobe InDesign CS5-CC 2019.

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