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Topic: Software

Hands On: Keyboard Maestro 8.0.4 speeds up working on your Mac

12/10/2017, 11:12 am

The keyboard and keystroke automation tool update brings along more than 100 new and refined features.

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CrossOver 17 ships, lets Mac users run Windows versions of Microsoft Office 2016, Quicken 2017

12/07/2017, 02:12 pm

CodeWeavers has released a major update to CrossOver, a tool for running Windows application on macOS, with version 17.0.0 of the utility including support for Microsoft Office 2016 and Quicken 2017, among other improvements.

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MindNode 5 for Mac is a compelling new update to the mind mapping app suite

12/05/2017, 02:12 pm

The latest update to MindNode 5 for Mac and iOS brings small refinements, large features, and a redesign to the mind mapping stalwart. AppleInsider offers a closer look.

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Hands On: Scrivener 3.0 further refines the writing, research process on the Mac

11/26/2017, 08:11 pm

AppleInsider gets a published author to take a look at the Scrivener update, with new highlights including a much called-for rewrite of the app's Compile feature, and an interface modernization.

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Hands On: Cardhop by Flexibits attempts to rein in the mess that Apple's Contacts can be

11/19/2017, 08:11 am

Just as Fantastical does some excellent things over and above the default Calendars application, Flexibits Cardhop delights with some new tricks beyond what Contacts can do.

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Pixelmator Pro coming on November 29 for introductory $59, new Vectormator app teased

11/07/2017, 12:11 pm

The Pixelmator developers have turned to Apple's CoreML machine learning toolset, and are releasing image editing suite Pixelmator Pro on November 29 for an introductory price on macOS of $59, with an iPad version coming soon.

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Blizzard 'Overwatch' installer may herald macOS version coming soon

11/04/2017, 07:11 pm

An executable which appears destined for a macOS version of shooter "Overwatch" has been discovered -- but after completing an install process, the binary delivered appears to be for Windows.

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Hands-on: Apple's iTunes can be confusing, but TuneInstructor just makes it worse

10/09/2017, 12:10 pm

TuneInstructor is ostensibly designed to organize iTunes and play your music -- but a lack of coherent English tutorials and bizarre user interface choices make it bewildering.

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Parallels Desktop 13 for Mac gains APFS, HEVC, VR support in update

10/05/2017, 09:10 pm

Virtualization solution Parallels Desktop 13 for Mac was updated on Thursday to take full advantage of hardware and software technologies supported by macOS 10.13 High Sierra, including the Apple File System and HEVC codec.

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Facebook testing Workplace Chat apps app for Mac and PC

10/05/2017, 08:10 pm

Social networking monolith Facebook quietly launched beta versions of dedicated Facebook Workplace Chat apps for Mac and PC that incorporate screen sharing, as well as the usual list of basic chat client features.

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Adobe debuts Photoshop and Premiere Elements 2018 with focus on computer vision

10/04/2017, 09:10 am

Adobe on Wednesday issued the latest versions of its consumer level photo and video editing software, Photoshop Elements 2018 and Premiere Elements 2018, with a slew of fresh features, many of which are powered by all-new content intelligence capabilities.

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Hands on: OmniFocus update exploits powerful new features in iOS 11

09/19/2017, 02:09 pm

The latest version of the Omni Group not only updates for iOS 11 compatibility, but also takes advantages of changes to Siri and the addition of drag and drop.

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Hands On: Mellel 4 targets Mac and iPad Microsoft Word users with indexing and outlining

09/17/2017, 01:09 pm

The popular but niche word processor chiefly used by academics and technical authors has just been updated, with 95 new features.

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Pixelmator Pro image tool with CoreML, Metal 2 enhancements coming in the fall to iOS, macOS

09/05/2017, 10:09 am

The Pixelmator developers have turned to Apple's CoreML machine learning toolset, and are releasing Pixelmator Pro in the fall to directly combat Photoshop's market dominance.

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Hands on: PDFpen 9.1 for macOS adds more tools for editing and exporting

08/26/2017, 03:08 am

Users get improved controls, and can decide what other people see in the latest version of the PDF manipulation and markup tool.

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VMware Fusion 10 will include High Sierra support, use Metal for graphical boost when it ships in October

08/22/2017, 10:08 am

VMware has revealed new editions of its VMware Fusion and Fusion Pro virtualization software, with version 10 bringing compatibility with newer operating systems, a boost to virtual machine graphical performance with Metal support, and the ability to use the Touch Bar in virtual machines.

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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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