Here are the latest updates for Mac OS X apps.

Zevrix Solutions ( has announced BatchOutput XLS 2.1, a feature upgrade to its output automation solution for Microsoft Excel on Mac OS X. The upgrade introduces new output controls for printing and exporting to PDF.

Jumsoft ( has released Book Palette 1.1, an update to its template assortment for Apple’s iBooks Author. Book Palette provides templates for various e-book styles, from textbooks to a classic cookbook. The new additions feature a number of Jumsoft’s familiar designs for Keynote, adapted for iPad books, along with two fresh layouts for a children’s book and a gothic novel.

Tidy Up! ( — which allows you to search for duplicate folders — has been updated to version 2.3.8. The upgrade includes various bug fixes.