Before Dawn Solutions ( has acquired Braxton’s Link Tester — a Mac OS X link tester — from its original author, Braxton Sherouse, effective immediately. BLT, renamed Better Link Tester, will join the skEdit editor in Before Dawn’s development tools offerings.

In fact, the company has already announced BLT 1.0.4. The main new features in the release are: an integrated error reporting mechanism; an integrated application updates; and a new licensing mechanism.

All current users will receive a free upgrade; you will receive an email with instructions on how to update your license to work with the new version. For new users the cost is US$24.95.

Starting immediately, use the email address for support and purchasing issues and questions. Starting immediately, customers will contact Before Dawn Solutions directly for support and purchasing issues and questions. The BLT website has been integrated into the Before Dawn Solutions web site, which includes forums, blogs, FAQs, and other application information.