Here are the latest updates for Mac OS X apps.
MacXDVD has announces MacX Video Converter Pro 3.5.0 (http://www.macxdvd.com/mac-video-converter-pro/), an update to their conversion solution for Mac OS X. MacX Video Converter Pro gives anyone the ability to convert a vast array of video formats, including MKV, M2TS, AVCHD, AVI, MPEG, MP4, H.264, MOV, FLV, RM, RMVB, WebM, and more. The professional presets provide maximum visual comfort while playing videos on leading devices. Version 3.5.0 offers support for the new iPad, as well as improved conversion speed and stability.
Bas Meijer has released Read4Me 1.6.2 (http://www.litebeam.net/litebeam/read4me/read4me.html) for Mac OS X. The app lets user proofread with audio, create voice-over tracks for presentations, and create audiobooks to listen to on the road. With version 1.6.2, Read4me includes a tagging palette to change voices, or speed and to tune the speech synthesis.
Dale Gillard has served up WPXO 1.1 (http://dalegillard.com/wpxo.html), an update to his companion application for Microsoft Office for Mac. It’s a app for your Mac’s menu bar that’s all about speed and convenience when using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook. Version 1.1 lets you show between 10-50 documents in WPXO’s menu and sort these alphabetically, by date modified and by document kind.
Seagate has provided a firmware upgrade for the GoFlex Satellite that will improve battery life, lift the restriction on the number of devices that can connect to the drive at one time provide a pass through for Internet access when connected to the drive. The upgrade is a free download available for GoFlex Satellites drives in the field and is available at http://macte.ch/8Cau7 .