Here are the latest updates for Mac OS X apps:

Akvis ( has announced Akvis Sketch 14 for Mac and Windows. The software converts digital photos into pencil sketches and watercolor, charcoal, and pastel drawings. Version 14 introduces the new Timeline feature, which creates stepwise shots during image processing.

Adobe has released Adobe Revel 1.5. Available in the Mac App Store and the Apple App Store, Adobe Revel is a photography app that marries organizing and editing tools with a cloud technology. Theres now automatic syncing of everything a user does: importing and editing photos, creating albums, etc.

Dartware has rolled out version 5.6 of InterMapper ( — now including enhanced auto-discovery, better control of data and a friendlier interface. InterMapper is designed to help optimize network uptime, reduce risk and alert the network administrator of impending issues before network impact.