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Topic: Mac App Store

Pixelmator releases version 3.2 'Sandstone' with 16-bit support and new Repair Tool

05/22/2014, 09:05 am

The Pixelmator Team on Thursday revealed the newest version of their popular Photoshop alternative for Mac, bringing a number of enhancements that now allow users to work with 16 bits of color per channel, easily remove unwanted objects from images, and lock specific layers.

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Apple updates GarageBand for Mac with MP3 export option, improved accessibility

03/20/2014, 02:03 pm

Apple's music creation tool for Mac, GarageBand, was given a minor update on Thursday which reintroduces the ability to export songs in the MP3 file format, while also offering new drum sounds and enhanced accessibility.

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Microsoft releases free OneNote information organizer on Apple's Mac App Store

03/17/2014, 11:03 am

Microsoft on Monday released an all-new Mac OS X edition of its popular OneNote application for free on the Mac App Store, taking the venerable digital notebook cross-platform amid stiff competition from Silicon Valley startup Evernote.

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Microsoft to release free version of OneNote for Mac later this month - report

03/12/2014, 11:03 am

In an effort to directly take on popular cross-platform note taking application Evernote, Microsoft will finally be bringing its OneNote service to the Mac later this month in the form of a free app, according to a new report.

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Pixelmator 3.1 gains dual-GPU & 16-bit image support with Apple's new Mac Pro

01/23/2014, 10:01 am

A major update for popular OS X image editing application Pixelmator hit the Mac App Store on Wednesday, with version 3.1 boasting a number of improvements designed for Apple's new Mac Pro, including dual GPU support for more fluid performance.

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The team behind Mac image editor Pixelmator plays David to Adobe's Goliath

11/09/2013, 12:11 pm

What began as a spark of inspiration between two brothers has grown into one of the most popular image editing applications in the world, and the team that brought it to life has done so from one of the software industry's least likely locations.

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FileMaker discontinuing Bento, will remain available to buy through Sept. 30

07/31/2013, 10:07 am

Apple subsidiary FileMaker, Inc., announced this week that it will discontinue development of its Bento consumer database application in order to better focus on developing its remaining products.

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iTunes estimated to rake in in $2B per year, thanks to Apple's software division

03/22/2013, 02:03 pm

Once a break-even business used to drive sales of Apple's high-margin hardware, the iTunes Store is now estimated to be raking in more than $2 billion per year, due largely to the inclusion of its in-house software development teams.

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Apple tweaks App Store with Editor's Choice picks, App of the Week promotions

05/25/2012, 02:05 am

Apple has made some minor adjustments, such as the addition of Editor's Choice picks and a free App of the Week, to the App Store in order to improve the discoverability of apps.

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Rumor deemed false, apps using global hotkeys to remain in Mac App Store

05/17/2012, 07:05 pm

Contrary to an early Thursday report that claimed Apple would be banning apps that use global hotkeys from the Mac App Store, new information asserts that no such change will be implemented.

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Inside Sandboxing: how Apple plans to make the Mac App Store as secure as iOS

02/09/2012, 05:02 pm

Apple is approaching its deadline for requiring that all apps sold in the Mac App Store be sandboxed for security, a policy that is drawing complaints from certain developers.

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Windows Store discounts, optional subscriptions to undercut Apple's App Store

12/07/2011, 02:12 am

Microsoft released new details of its Windows 8 plans on Tuesday, differentiating its upcoming Windows Store from Apple's own App Store and Mac App Store by offering a 20/80 revenue split to developers after their first $25,000 in sales and allowing third-party in-app purchase and subscription options.

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Apple's App Store, Mac App Store arrive in 33 new regions

07/22/2011, 11:07 pm

Apple has expanded availability of the App Store and Mac App Store to 33 more countries, bringing the grand total to 123.

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Adobe arrives on Mac App Store with Photoshop Elements 9

07/20/2011, 12:07 am

On the eve of the launch of Apple's Mac OS X Lion, rival software maker Adobe has released a version of Photoshop Elements 9 for the Mac App Store.

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Apple begins approving first Lion-ready Mac App Store Apps

07/14/2011, 07:07 pm

The first Lion-capable apps have begun to appear throughout the Mac App Store in preparation for the forthcoming release of the eighth incarnation of Mac OS X.

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Apple releases Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5 and Compressor 4 on Mac App Store

06/21/2011, 08:06 am

Apple on Tuesday released Final Cut Pro X, which it touted a "revolutionary new version" of the video editing software, for $299.99 on the Mac App Store, along with Motion 5 and Compressor 4 for $49.99 each.

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Developer build of OS X 10.6.8 preps for Mac App Store install for Lion

05/30/2011, 12:05 am

Newly surfaced details from a developer build of Mac OS X 10.6.8 provide more evidence that Apple plans to release Mac OS X 10.7 Lion through the Mac App Store.

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Top Mac App Store apps generate 50% as much revenue as top iPad apps

03/18/2011, 09:03 pm

Just two months after Apple's launch of the Mac App Store, the 300 bestselling Mac apps already generate, on average, 50 percent of the revenue of the top 300 iPad apps.

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Microsoft offers free 30 day trial of Office for Mac

01/25/2011, 05:01 pm

Rather than listing Office for Mac on the Mac App Store, Microsoft is offering a new 30 day free trial for the suite, something that can't be done through Apple's App Store.

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Pixelmator reports $1 million haul from Mac App Store in just 20 days

01/25/2011, 04:01 pm

Less than three weeks after listing Pixelmator on Apple's new Mac App Store, its developers report grossing a million dollars from the title, while Microsoft and some other big Mac developers have yet to engage the new online market.

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