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Topic: Software

Hands on: ScreenFlow 7 update turns the screen recording app into a video suite

08/18/2017, 02:08 pm

Extensive editing, titling and annotation features recently added to ScreenFlow 7 make it a serious production tool.

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Hands on: Due 2.5 for iPhone bolsters Apple Watch reminders and fixes more sync issues

08/13/2017, 03:08 pm

The persistent, nagging To Do app Due adds watchOS 3 features in its latest version 2.5 update to keep you working, and focused on your critical task at hand.

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Hands on: Find anything fast on your Mac with the Atlas Recall app and service

08/12/2017, 01:08 am

If you wrote it, read it or saw it on your Mac, Atlas Recall can find it again swiftly and easily. One of AppleInsider's overloaded staffers gives it a whirl.

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Writing tool Ulysses for macOS, iOS shifts to monthly $4.99 subscription model

08/10/2017, 04:08 pm

Effective immediately, writing tool Ulysses is switching to a subscription model after having been a paid app for iOS and macOS since launch.

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Hands on: Screen sharing tool Screens 4 for macOS and iOS gains Touch Bar support, improved file transfer

08/10/2017, 03:08 pm

Screens 4 by Edovia lets you see and control the screen of one Mac from another. Wherever you are in the world, you can get your own files, see your own documents and even run apps you don't have with you.

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Hands on: LiquidText 3.0.11 changes how you annotate documents on the iPad

08/06/2017, 01:08 am

It's hard to go back to an more ordinary PDF annotator after using LiquidText, but it is not the ultimate PDF tool for the iPad.

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Avid makes limited version of movie editing tool Media Composer free for macOS

08/01/2017, 02:08 pm

Video editing company Avid has released a cut-down version of its composition software for free, in the form of "Avid Media Composer | First" for both Apple's macOS and Microsoft's Windows.

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Hands on: Default Folder X for macOS transforms how you use and retrieve documents

07/29/2017, 03:07 pm

AppleInsider didn't think Open and Save dialogs needed fixing, but it turns out that they could be improved -- and this app does it so well you might get addicted.

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Hands On: Fantastical 2.4 for Mac adds attachments, Facebook calendar integration

07/22/2017, 03:07 pm

Fantastical 2.4 for Mac adds key new features, and AppleInsider checks to see if the $50 entry price is worth it.

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Interact Scratchpad 1.0.2 brings refined contact data mining to macOS

04/30/2017, 01:04 pm

Interact Scratchpad makes adding contacts fast and accurate, bringing the best features of the iOS app to the Mac.

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A very false narrative: Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Apple's iPhone

04/26/2017, 04:04 pm

It's hard to escape the media pronouncements that iPhones are now boring again after Samsung unveiled its latest Galaxy S8, Apple's Mac business is being overshadowed by more exciting Surface Windows PCs from Microsoft and that Apple Watch is a disappointing dud. But all of those media narratives are wrong, here's why.

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Evernote for macOS gains iOS features on MacBook Pro Touch Bar

04/12/2017, 02:04 pm

The latest update to Evernote brings bug fixes and simple 2016 MacBook Pro Touch Bar support to the popular note-taking and organizational app.

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1Writer 2.5.1 for iPad blurs the line between note-taking and word processing

03/10/2017, 12:03 pm

AppleInsider examines the latest update to 1Writer that brings improved keyboard functionality, plus Dropbox, and Markdown support to the iOS-exclusive writing tool.

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FileMaker Cloud arrives in Europe, Middle East, and Africa months after US launch

03/08/2017, 10:03 am

The Apple-owned FileMaker has expanded the availability of its FileMaker Cloud service to countries outside North America, with customers in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa now able to use the cloud-based server platform for their apps.

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Apple-issued developer certificate expires, causing crashes in 1Password and other apps

02/20/2017, 09:02 am

The consequences of an Apple-issued security certificate expiration combined with a change made by Apple, is leading to some apps purchased outside the app store like 1Password, PDFpen, and Soulver for Mac to require reinstallation with a new version before coming back to life -- but the issue may have lasting consequences for some software.

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Revamped SoundSource 3.0.0 brings quick audio source & output switching back to Mac after 5-year hiatus

02/17/2017, 02:02 pm

A pair of old OS X audio routing applications have regenerated, and have merged to form the new SoundSource 3.0.0 by Rogue Amoeba -- and AppleInsider takes a look at the offering.

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Hands On: New Setapp service brings subscription apps to the Mac

01/27/2017, 10:01 am

For one monthly fee Mac users can have full use of 61 apps using the subscription-based SetApp. AppleInsider investigates whether "software as a service" is a good model, and delves into the financials of it for mainstream users.

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Hands On: Air Display 3.0.3 turns your iPad into a wireless second screen for your Mac

01/26/2017, 02:01 pm

The Air Display app combo for iPad and macOS is one of several options to expand your Mac's desktop to the iPad -- AppleInsider examines a wireless way to connect the two and expand your macOS screen.

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Wine reaches milestone version 2.0 release, with 64-bit support and Retina compatibility for macOS

01/26/2017, 10:01 am

The team behind Wine, a tool that allows Windows programs to run on macOS and other operating systems, has released version 2.0 of the open source software, with 64-bit support for macOS included as part of 6,600 changes.

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Hands on with Airmail 1.5, managing Apple Mail, Gmail, and Exchange on iOS

01/15/2017, 05:01 pm

Users can connect a series of Airmail functions to speed up your work, and weed out important emails from the less-so. AppleInsider shows you how, and when, to use the app.

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