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AirBeamTV launches MacOS app Bundle Sale

AirBeamTV announces their annual MacOS app Christmas Sale. With AirBeamTV’s Mac app pack you will get 9 different Smart TV screen mirror apps for the price of 3 in the Mac App Store, covering all major brands.



AirBeamTV’s screen mirroring apps for Mac provide an easy way to stream movies, apps or presentations to almost any Smart TV. With the app you can mirror your MacBook, Mac or iMac on your TV of choice. No need for HDMI cables or additional adapters. The following apps are part of the bundle:

  • Mirror for Samsung TV
  • Mirror for LG TV
  • Mirror for Roku
  • Mirror for Sony TV
  • Mirror for Panasonic TV
  • Mirror for Chromecast
  • Mirror for Philips TV
  • Mirror for Amazon FireTV
  • Mirror for Android TV


AirBeamTV screen mirroring apps runs on Mac, MacBook, iMac, Mac Mini & Mac Pro and requires MacOS 10.10 (Yosemite) or newer.
Mac App Bundles on the Mac App Store require MacOS 10.14 (Mojave) or newer.


You can buy AirBeamTV’s MacOS bunde in the Mac App Store or the separate apps as free trial directly from their website. A single app costs $9.99 in the Mac App Store. With AirBeamTV’s MacOS app bundle, they offer a staggering 65% discount.

Fitness Trainer Adds New Workouts and Features

GREEAL e.U. announces Fitolog – Fitness Activity 5.0.1, the update to their all-in-one fitness training app for iOS and Apple Watch devices. Fitolog doesn’t require users to create a profile, and uses a simple process of logging a users’ fitness data and displaying it in easy to understand graphs.


Fitolog uses the iPhone or Apple Watch to monitor and log a user’s exercise and other activities, warning the user if there is no progress, help them to keep their workouts consistent, stay motivated, and track their progress. The app can also share all exercise data with Apple’s Health app. Fitolog is an excellent option for users new to the fitness arena, by offering helpful workout tips, exercise demos, and more.


“There is one thing that keeps people from reaching their fitness goals – consistency! You can have the best trainer or coach in the world and the best nutrition plan, but if you do not stick with it consistently, it is all for nothing,” says the app’s developer, Yauheni Hrynchyk. “Fitolog will help you to keep your workout schedule consistent, stay motivated, and track your progress.”


Fitolog offers everything users need. The app displays all of the information in simple to understand graphs, displaying progress via photos. Each exercise or activity has its own unique benefit for the user’s health.


The all-in-one app takes the place of multiple apps. Users that spend their days staring at a computer screen, smartphone, or tablet can be affected by digital eye strain, eye exercises can help that. Eye exercises will strengthen weak eye muscles, improving blood circulation and muscle tone.


Features Include:

  • Create custom workouts
  • Record and monitor body weight
  • Photo history for 4 different poses and ability to compare them with body weight progress graph
  • 84 preloaded exercises
  • Create custom exercises
  • Audio prompts guide you through workouts
  • Create workout music playlists and play them during workouts
  • Share all bodyweight records and workout data with Apple Health
  • Track workouts using just the Apple Watch or with the iPhone
  • Suitable for all body types and fitness levels
  • No need to create a profile, get started immediately
  • 36 preloaded workouts
  • Graph of Active Calories Burned, Workouts and Sleep Analysis. Data is red from Apple Health
  • Activity Ring of workout day
  • Select model (male, female)


Exercise selections are suitable for all body types and fitness levels. Folks that are new to exercise and fitness, can take advantage of the apps useful workout tips and exercise instructions with demos.


If location services are activated, users can record not just the time and distance automatically, but also to record their route and display in on the map. For users that would rather not use location services, the app will record distances using the iPhone and Apple Watch motion detectors, which also works great with steppers and treadmills.


While exercising, its important to stay hydrated, Fitolog allows users to set a daily water consumption goal, and to easily add their water intake. The app allows users to track their water consumption on a graph, and provide notifications to remind users about their water intake.


The app’s built-in food tracker allows users to set daily food consumption goals, as well as add calorie and protein intake. A periodical graph allows easy progress checking.


Whats New in 5.0.1:

  • Basic Yoga workouts
  • Workout for eyes
  • Commercial break workouts
  • Calisthenics series of 9 Level pushups program to master one arm push up
  • Time Under Tension concept workout
  • 3 levels of High knees workout
  • New simple workouts for better health
  • Motivation notifications
  • Notifications for workouts
  • Notifications for water intake
  • On screen tips
  • Add custom music to workouts


“With Fitolog you can train anywhere, literally anywhere without the use of any equipment or gym membership,” continues Yauheni. “Fitolog will not only keep you fit and feeling full of energy, it’ll also help you live a long, healthy, and active life.”


Fitolog – Fitness Activity 5.0.1 is free and is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Health and Fitness category. Auto-renewable subscriptions are available via convenient in-app purchases. 1-month is $2.99, 3-months is $7.49, 6-months is $13.99 and 1-year is $24.99. USD (or an equivalent amount in other currencies).

Avalanche for Mac brings Aperture and Lightroom Photo Libraries 

CYME team announces the release of Avalanche 1.0, the new photo migration software for macOS. Avalanche is designed to convert catalogs of photographs from one application to another while keeping the organisational structures intact, ensuring all metadata flows without losses and image adjustments are replicated with the best possible results.



The first version of Avalanche focused on providing a solution for photographers with photos stuck in Apple Aperture that isn’t supported anymore by Apple. Since the release of Catalina, Aperture users can’t rely on launching Aperture anymore to access their photo libraries. Avalanche allows a smooth transfer of the libraries towards other applications : today towards Lightroom or folders and soon towards other applications like Luminar, CaptureOne and others.


“We designed Avalanche because we were not satisfied by the existing solutions – when they existed – to migrate our many photo catalogs out of Aperture.” says Matthieu Kopp, CYME co founder and CTO. “We realized that being able to switch our preferred cataloging/app was important as many great photo edition apps exist in this space. Being able to move all our images with metadata, organisation structure and some edits was opening new perspectives and giving us a much wanted freedom of choice.”


But Avalanche does not stop here. “We wanted to ensure that everything that was present in the source catalog was converted even if it looked hard or impossible. Therefore Avalanche converts Faces and recreates them, not as keywords like other solutions do, but as real face detections in the destination catalog. Avalanche not only does a great job at opening and converting those catalogs, but we added some unique Machine Learning capabilities to transfer a number of adjustments. And when Avalanche estimates that a picture has adjustments that are too complex to migrate, it places the image in a dedicated album for the user to review after conversion.”



  • A browser interface to easily find all catalogs on all connected volumes
  • User friendly conversion screen with detailed information about the content to be converted and detailed progress monitoring
  • Detailed reporting screen and a conversion log in the form of a CSV file to easily find out what errors were encountered (missing files, corrupted database situations, …)
  • Aperture Masters and Versions copies are fully converted into masters and virtual copies in Lightroom
  • Videos and video versions are fully converted into master videos and virtual copies in Lightroom
  • Albums: simple albums are recreated in the target catalog. Smart albums are not converted
  • Face definitions and face detections are fully converted in Lightroom
  • All customs annotations, flags, ratings, color labels are converted
  • Keywords are converted with full support for hierarchies
  • All IPTC and EXIF metadata is supported; Avalanche even harvests EXIF data from the master files to enrich the target catalog.
  • Projects, Folders, Stacks are recreated in Lightroom
  • AI powered adjustments: WB temperature and tint, exposure, contrast, vibrancy, saturation, black & white levels, highlights and shadows are converted using Machine Learning (ML)
  • Curves are converted
  • Images converted to black and white are properly migrated and ML is used to infer the proper color mix from color space to Black and White
  • Conversion options letting you decide how to handle referenced files, videos, etc.
  • The choice of folder hierarchy for the copied master files


Avalanche for Lightroom is $59 USD and is available exclusively through the developer store. Review codes are available to qualified journalists upon request.

HDRtist NX released exclusively for macOS

Ohanaware Co., Ltd. announces the release of HDRtist NX 2.2, a major update to their flagship High Dynamic Range Imaging software product for the macOS operating system. This version includes 26 improvements & 20 fixes/workarounds. Improving the user experience & capabilities of the product, while cracking down on issues. HDRtist NX2 is the fourth major revision of their HDR software, covering 10 years, allowing for a significantly improved engine, modern interface, and extendable functionality.



Major changes in 2.2:

  • 6 New Gradient masking filters, with linear or radial gradients, enabling spot alterations
  • 6 existing filters updated with gradient masking
  • New Noise suppression options in Polaris and extra filter
  • New White Balance extra, for localized corrections and proving a new algorithm
  • Added 16 new blend modes for various filters
  • Improved the hardware options, with a new automated function
  • Cut, Copy & Paste filters between documents
  • More meta data options, including Keywords, the ability to ignore original camera meta data
  • Various interface changes, improving the user experience throughout the application
  • Added an extra 7 1-Click Styles
  • 20 bug fixes and workarounds for various issues


Why HDRtist?

  • 8th Gen detail enhancing tone mapper, with Tone Mapping To The Edge
  • 128-BPP processing uses ^4 more resolution for detail enhancing than some competitors
  • Dehaze & “Highlights & Shadows Pro” to reveal hidden details in the highlights
  • 40 1-Click styles to save time & provide inspiration
  • More than 25 built-in Extras; some expand on existing functions while others are used to add stylistic effects to HDRs
  • Gradient masking provides spot fixes and localized adjustments
  • Works with multiple exposures, single images and improved support for single RAW images
  • Advanced cropping tool, with multiple aspect ratios, fixed sizes & free-form option
  • Editable HDR format, with save history
  • Optimized interface provides a gorgeous high resolution preview area
  • Multiple views for comparing the processed HDR with original exposures

DEVONtechnologies and 11 Companies Give Discount at WinterFest

DEVONtechnologies and other makers of genuine Mac software have teamed up for their traditional year-end celebration Winterfest of hand-crafted software for writers, designers, and thinkers. Apps created by real people, not faceless corporations, and designed to work together. A basket of carefully selected applications, not a meaningless bundle of random products.



Customers buy any of the participating products with the exclusive discount by using the common coupon code WINTERFEST2019 in the respective company’s online shop. More information about the WinterFest 2019 offer is available on


For a limited time, software offered at a fair price and directly from the people who make them:

  • DEVONthink 3: Brand new upgrade to the best Mac information manager
  • DEVONagent Pro: Your personal research assistant
  • Aeon Timeline: The timeline tool for creative thinking
  • BBEdit: Power tool for text
  • Bookends: The reference manager you’ve been looking for
  • Hook: Work smarter
  • HoudahGeo: Photo geocoding and geotagging for Mac
  • HoudahSpot: Powerful file search for Mac
  • ImageFramer Pro: Your art, showcased
  • Nisus Writer Pro: Powerful word processing for your Mac
  • Panorama X: Collect, organize and understand your data
  • PDFpen: Powerful PDF editing
  • SpamSieve: Powerful email span filtering
  • Storyspace: Serious hypertext narrative
  • TextExpander: Type more with less effort
  • Tinderbox: Visualize and organize your notes, plans, and ideas
  • Trickster: Your recently used files, at your fingertips


WinterFest assembles many best-of-breed tools for writing, creating, and researching on the Mac. These innovative applications use the latest research and engineering to address the most challenging facets of knowledge work. Each of them is the work of a small design team or a passionate designer, bringing devoted craftsmanship to a field too often dominated by corporate blandness.


“Our customers are no casual users. They work with our app every day. They collect things they receive or find online, organize them in DEVONthink, and give them a structure. Then they switch to other apps to create. Some write in Nisus Writer or Storyspace; some others move to Tinderbox to make sense of their thoughts.” – Eric Boehnisch-Volkmann, President of DEVONtechnologies


“No matter what craft you’re pursuing, there is no investment more useful, productive, or gratifying than a set of finely crafted tools and trustworthy reference materials.” – Rich Siegel, Bare Bones Software


“You don’t discover inspired design in focus groups. Artisanal software is filled with ideas, ambition, and a passion to make things right. Using all these tools together lets our team build better software while engaging the rest of the research community.” – Mark Bernstein, developer of Tinderbox


DEVONtechnologies offers 25% discount on DEVONthink and DEVONagent Pro. The discount can also be used for purchasing upgrades but cannot be combined with other others like, e.g., the student & educators discount. WinterFest 2019 officially starts on December 19th, 2019, and ends on January 7th, 2020. Participating companies may choose to keep their offer open longer. Customers can find more information about the promotion on the official WinterFest page at the Eastgate website.

ChronoSync 4.9.7 For macOS is Updated


ChronoSync 4.9.7 improves reliability and fixes a handful of minor bugs. Customers will notice additional Readiness Warnings to highlight potential issues, such as trying to create a bootable backup to FireWire drives on macOS 10.15 (Catalina). Also, Backblaze B2 extremely large file backups are more reliable since fixing a problem were individual files that take more than 24 hours to upload could fail.



Duilio Proni, President of Econ Technologies, Inc. said “While many of the changes in this release of ChronoSync appear minor, they improve the user experience and reliability.” He went on to say, “I would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude for our customers that continue to support Econ. I wish each and every one a joyous and safe holiday season. We expect great things for 2020!”


ChronoSync, the multipurpose Mac App for local and cloud backup, bootable backup and folder synchronizing is designed to work on macOS version 10.11 and newer. Full working trial licenses are available or purchase ChronoSync for $49.99. ChronoAgent, the indispensable companion app to ChronoSync, allows any Mac to accept direct, secure, high performance connections from any ChronoSync Mac or any InterConneX iOS device to access or transfer data for only $14.99 (USD). Full working trial licenses are available for either App. InterConneX is the file storage, file management, and file sharing iOS app for the iPhone and iPad.


Owners of ChronoSync can install the update immediately for free! If you don’t already own ChronoSync, download today and start the 15-day free trial to learn how ChronoSync is your best long-term backup investment for Mac.

SheetPlanner for Mac Brings Several Features With New Update

SheetPlanner Software LLC releases SheetPlanner 1.2, an update to their popular planning, project and task management application for macOS. SheetPlanner helps anyone organize information, make long range plans, manage projects, and track everyday tasks.



The new version of the app brings numerous improvements. New features include the ability to select multiple items in a list, a new picture column type that allows you to store images, custom cell styles, and so much more.


“The previous version of SheetPlanner made it easy to plan and manage projects on your Mac, as it made it simple to plan and visualize your long term goals, helping to keep projects and tasks on schedule,” says SheetPlanner Software CEO Peter Davey. “The new version of the software offers improvements and new features that make the app more powerful than ever!”


With SheetPlanner, users can easily plan and visualize their goals and create project tasks and schedules using the app’s convenient timeline and calendar views. Users can quickly view all of their tasks and their duration and the sequence they need to be completed in.


Features Include:

  • Outliner with columns – Add text, numeric, date, picture or list columns
  • Keep inline notes using the built-in full text editor
  • Customize row styles using custom fonts, size, and color
  • Focus on a row, or a row and its children, transverse row hierarchy via the handy path bar
  • Create Smart Filters using simple or complex criteria, save them for future use
  • Search outlines across columns from the toolbar, save the search as a Smart Filter
  • Sort outlines by any column and order
  • Link documents and folders, whether they’re stored locally or in the cloud
  • View documents via Quicklook or in tabs
  • Link to web pages via quicklook or in a tab of their own
  • View an outline in multiple tabs simultaneously in any combination of views
  • View a monthly view of outline rows using assigned dates
  • Convenient heat-mapped yearly calendar shows activities starting and ending for each date
  • Timeline allows viewing and adjusting of key dates for each task on a convenient horizontal timeline
  • Cells, columns, rows, calendars and timeline can all be customized
  • Convenient import and export functionality can export in .CSV or .OPML format
  • Copy and paste information to and from Excel and Numbers spreadsheets
  • Personalize the Outline view using green bar, yellow notepad or green notepad themes
  • Easy to use templates for business, educational, and personal use
  • macOS Mojave dark mode


SheetPlanner 1.2 offers numerous improvements and new features. Among the new features is the ability select multiple items from a drop down list enabling the population of multiple values in a list column cell. You can also type in the cell to auto-complete items, separating multiple with commas.


List cells for parent rows now offer a Summary value calculation, that results in all of the values used by child cells.


The new Picture column type allows users to include images in a cell. Picture cells are displayed as a thumbnail and can quickly be viewed in full via Quick Look. Images can be dragged or pasted into Picture cells. Picture cells can be a fixed size, fit to the width of the column or the height of the row.


Custom cell styles provide the ability to to set custom styles for individual cells via the Format menu and in a newly enhanced style editor in the inspector


“SheetPlanner was originally created to provide users with an easy way to track everything they need to complete their tasks and accomplish their goals. The new features in version 1.2 makes that easier than ever,” continues Peter. “Users can take advantage of the app’s 21-day free trial to ensure SheetPlanner is the right app for their needs. I’m confident they’ll buy it once they’ve tried it.”

SheetPlanner 1.2 is a free update to users of 1.0 and is available worldwide from the Mac App Store. A 21-day free trial is available. Users can continue to view documents in read-only mode after the trial has expired. A convenient in-app purchase of $49.95 will unlock the app’s full features after the trial has expired. SheetPlanner 1.1, is also available on SetApp. Review copies are available to journalists upon request.

Starmaps, LLC Captivating Puzzle Game Cipher Set released

Starmaps, LLC introduces Cipher Set 1.1, their puzzle game for iOS. Cipher Set is a puzzle game composed of nearly 100 levels. It is built with the player’s thought-process in mind to convey a specific idea through a moment of epiphany, with plenty of fun surprises. Cipher Set is non-linear, with levels that can be explored and completed in many orders. The rules of play are discovered along the way, with new operations introduced in subsequent levels.



Each puzzle level is an idea encoded in a grid of blocks, which posses varying functions. Along the way the player must navigate and manipulate these blocks, which teleport, rotate, swap, shift and much more. The objective of the game is to realize how to manipulate the blocks in order to create a path through each level so that the exit can be reached. Levels are carefully designed so that trial-and-error play will not yield success, instead encouraging the user to think creatively about potential solutions, with the ultimate goal being a flash of insight.


Cipher Set is an excellent platform for those wanting to flex their brain power and for those who enjoy the satisfaction of deciphering puzzles. With its vast collection of steadily introduced ideas, and its approach that emphasizes discovery over speed, Cipher Set promises to keep players of all ages intrigued and immersed. Additionally, Cipher Set contains pleasant visuals and mesmerizing musical effects. Tapping the game’s elements produces endless pleasing and unique melodies.


Cipher Set offers a generous amount of free levels for the user to enjoy- nearly 1/3 of the game. Players who enjoy the puzzle challenges can pay $1.99 for the remainder of the game. Cipher Set aims to appeal to the novice or avid puzzler who understands a solution’s ah-hah moment to be a communication of ideas between the player and developer.


Key Features:

  • Nearly 100 thoughtfully crafted, challenging puzzles
  • Original and unique game mechanics
  • Untimed play
  • Engaging musical elements
  • Generous amount of free content
  • Rewards with hundreds of “ah-hah!” moments
  • No-tutorial, user-discovered game play
  • Broad age appeal


Cipher Set 1.1 is free and is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category. A convenient in-app purchase of $1.99 USD (or an equivalent amount in other currencies) is available to unlock the full game.