Posts tagged ‘OS X’

Fonts Manager 3 – The Complete Font Management System for Mac

Match Software has released Fonts Manager 3 for Apple OS X El Capitan and macOS Sierra. Fonts Manager is a complete font management system for users who need to manage large font collections.

 

Fonts Manager 3 - The Complete Font Management System for Mac

It supports instant activation of single fonts or entire folders, support of iCloud Drive, DropBox and Google Drive, and compatible with Adobe Creative Cloud and QuarkXPress. Each font can be visualized in continuous sizes 8-500 with the user own phrases.

The developers say the app has been used to manage font collections of over 100,000 fonts, with no noticeable slow down. Fonts can be immediately accessed via their beginning letter, and a fast search function is also available.

 

Fonts Manager 3 is $19.99 for download delivery. Fonts Manager 3 is immediately available in the Mac App Store, as well as on the Fonts Manager site, where users can download a fully functional 30 days evaluation copy. Fonts Manager is offered in English, French and Spanish.

SummerFest 2016: DEVONthink Pro Office and More for a Terrific Price

DEVONtechnologies and eleven independent software companies have announced SummerFest 2016. For a limited time, customers get 14 productivity applications and selected ebooks for a terrific price, including Aeon Timeline 2, BBEdit, Bookends, DEVONthink Pro Office, HoudahSpot, Nisus Writer Pro, PDFpen, Scapple, Scrivener, Storyspace, Take Control Books, Taskpaper, TextExpander, Tinderbox and WriteRoom.

 

SummerFest 2016: DEVONthink Pro Office and More for a Terrific Price

 

Apps Include:

* Aeon Timeline 2: The timeline tool for creative thinking
* BBEdit: Power tool for text
* Bookends: The reference manager you’ve been looking for
* DEVONthink Pro Office: Document management reinvented
* HoudahSpot: Powerful file search
* Nisus Writer Pro: The powerful word processor for OS X
* PDFpen: Powerful PDF editing
* Scapple: Quickly capture and connect ideas
* Scrivener: Grow your ideas in style
* Storyspace: Serious hypertext narrative
* Take Control Books: The answers that you need now
* Taskpaper: Make lists and get organized
* TextExpander: Type more with less effort
* Tinderbox: The tool for notes
* WriteRoom: Write without distractions

 

“Our customers love to create something new. And for this, they collect, organize, structure, delete, note, write, and – finally – perfect. With the apps that we have put together for you in this SummerFest, handcrafted by creators for creators, you can do this without the computer getting in the way of your creativity”, says Eric Bohnisch-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”, comments Rich Siegel, founder of Bare Bones Software.

 

“We’ve published over 120 practical books covering the most important Mac- and iOS-related apps, tasks, and technologies, including titles on DEVONthink, PDFpen, Scrivener, and TextExpander. All these books were created using Nisus Writer Pro, and for the TidBITS side of our business, we rely entirely on BBEdit for writing and editing articles. If you take your text seriously, do yourself a favor and invest in the tools and training that let you focus on the best way to convey your ideas to the world.” – Adam Engst, publisher of Take Control Books.

 

Customers learn more about about the SummerFest 2016 promotion on the DEVONtechnologies SummerFest page and on the official promotion page. Other participating companies also run their own landing pages accessible from their web sites or blogs.

InPreflight for Adobe InDesign Available at 50% off on MacZOT Until June 21

Zevrix Solutions offers InPreflight Pro, its document preparation solution for Adobe InDesign, available for 50% off on MacZOT until June 21. The offer can save buyers $50 off the normal price.

 

InPreflight for Adobe InDesign Available at 50% off on MacZOT Until June 21

Described by Macworld as “delightfully simple to use”, InPreflight combines batch packaging, quality control and graphic reports which go well beyond InDesign’s basics. For example, auto-packaging lets users collect shared links of multiple documents into one folder thus helping graphics and print professionals save significant disk space and production time.

InPreflight Pro offers the following key features:

 

Batch-packaging:
* Collect multiple InDesign documents automatically
* Package all shared links into one folder, saving gigabytes of disk space and hours of production time
* Send packaged jobs automatically to remote and local servers using seamless integration with the company’s transfer tool Deliver

 

Quality control:
* Quickly check InDesign fonts, colors and links for common errors
* Use preflight presets for different projects
* Uncover hidden issues, such as image compression, embedded fonts and illegal link locations

 

Graphic preflight reports:
* Print graphic reports and save them as PDF files
* Detailed paragraph styles report for typography professionals

 

InPreflight Pro is available from MacZOT at 50% off until June 21 only for $49.98 (USD). A trial version is available.

PDF Studio 11 isthe Advanced PDF Editor for Mac

Qoppa Software has released version 11 of PDF Studio, their powerful, easy to use PDF editor for Mac OS X. PDF Studio 11 adds a number of new features including Spell Check, Non-Latin OCR Languages, Output Preview, and Enhanced Print Dialog.

By popular request, PDF Studio now comes with a Spell Checker. Spell check highlights misspelled words when creating text annotations, typing annotation comments, and filling interactive form fields. Users are able to set various options including highlight color, ignore all caps or numbers, and add/edit custom words to the dictionary. PDF Studio 11 offers 9 different languages options and even support spell checking more than one language at the same time! Languages supported are Arabic, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish.

The new release also introduces a brand new OCR engine, which offers support for non-Latin and CJK languages. A total of 46 new OCR languages are now available such as Chinese (simplified & traditional), Japanese, Hindi, Arabic, and many more.

 

The app also offers a new Output Preview including overprint simulation. Output preview is used to simulate how the document will look once printed using different color profiles such as CMYK, RGB, and grey. Overprint simulates how overlapping colors will look when mixed on the page.

 

PDF Studio 11 also offers additional improvements including a a New Enhanced Print Dialog, Welcome Screen, new rubber stamps (dynamic, preview, predefined and PDF stamps), quick text search (in addition to advanced search), major memory & performance enhancements, font improvements, and many more.

 

A demo of PDF Studio 11 is available at the Qoppa Software website.

Maintain Releases Cocktail 9.3.1 (El Capitan Edition)

Maintain has released Cocktail 9.3.1 (El Capitan Edition), the latest maintenance update for users running OS X El Capitan 10.11. The update is highly recommended for all users of Cocktail (El Capitan Edition).

 

Maintain Releases Cocktail 9.3.1 (El Capitan Edition)

 

Cocktail is a general purpose utility for OS X that lets you clean, repair and optimize your Mac. The app offers a mix of maintenance tools and tweaks, all accessible via an easy to use interface. Cocktail’s features are arranged into five categories that helps you manage various aspects of your computer. It also comes with an automatic Pilot mode.

 

What’s New:
* Added ability to change number of Recent Places in the Open and Save dialogs (Interface – General)
* Significant improvements on the “Clear applications caches” procedure
* Resolves a number of minor issues discovered in the previous release
* Updated Automator actions
* Updated Help files

 

Cocktail is $19.00 for a single user license, and is available for purchase from the Maintain website. A trial version is available for download. When unregistered, Cocktail runs in demo mode and will expire after the tenth launch.

Folx GO Mac OS X Download Manager Gets an Update

Eltima Software has released Folx GO 5.0, a new version of its popular download manager, available through the Mac App Store. Folx GO offers convenient downloads management, smart files organization, quick search for once downloaded files and much more. Version 5.0 features a meticulously revised interface with lots of newly added features, including improvements to overall downloading process and its management. Retina displays and the latest Mac OS X versions are supported.

 

Folx GO Mac OS X Download Manager Gets an Update

The PRO version of Folx GO is available through the in-app purchase for $9.99 (USD) and broadens the spectrum of what one can do. Splitting of downloads in up to ten threads, scheduling the downloads, controlling the speed for equal Internet traffic allocation, integration with iTunes, and so on.

The app now offers a password manager with the ability to automatically save and fill in the passwords for websites you are downloading from. The free version of Folx allows saving login data for two first websites, PRO version is unlimited.

 

Folx GO 5.0 is free, and is available through the Mac App Store. PRO features are available through the in-app purchase for $9.99 (USD) and add multiple benefits to download management.

SoundSoap Solo – New Desktop Edition of Audio Cleaner

California based audio technology company, Soundness has released SoundSoap Solo, a new desktop edition of their easy-to-use audio cleaning software for Mac and Windows.

 

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SoundSoap Solo is a new edition of the easy-to-use audio cleaning software that solves problems like unwanted hiss and background noises, electrical hum, rumble, and low volume in media files. SoundSoap Solo is ideal for anyone creating videos, action camera footage, screencasts, podcasts, music, or dialogue.

SoundSoap Solo makes it possible for average consumers with no audio expertise to fix audio noise problems. Users can open videos from various sources, and then send cleaned versions to social networks, text, or mail messages.

 

“Anyone posting videos to Facebook or using an action camera will benefit from using SoundSoap Solo”, said Steve Berkley, Founding Member of Soundness LLC. “We’re thrilled to continue making SoundSoap technology even more affordable and even easier to use.”

 

SoundSoap Solo includes the standalone application and costs $79 (USD). SoundSoap Solo is available now, and can be purchased and downloaded directly from Soundness online.

New MailButler Feature Offers New Direct Inbox

Feingeist Software GmbH has released MailButler 5349, the new version of its productivity boosting add-on for Apple Mail. MailButler offers a new Direct Inbox feature, which allows Apple Mail users to quickly and easily access their mailboxes.

 

New MailButler Feature Offers New Direct Inbox

A simple click on the MailButler icon in the upper menu bar will open a panel, which displays the last incoming emails for each of the user’s email accounts with corresponding options.

These emails can be processed directly in the panel using one of the following options:

* Delete
* Mark as Spam
* Reply
* Reply to All
* Forward
* Mark as Read/Unread
* Mark with a Flag
* Create a Note

 

MailButler already offers such features as:

* Email Tracking: allows you to know if the recipient has actually opened your email
* Email Scheduling: lets you schedule your emails to be sent at a specific date and time in the future
* Emails To Notes: allows you to easily convert your emails into notes
* Upload to Cloud: allows you to effortlessly send attachments independent of their size

 

MailButler is available for download from the Feingeist website.