Notable apps and updates, Oct. 5-10
On a regular basis, Apple World Today posts a list of notable new apps or app updates that have been released. They may not necessarily be new, but they're popular and deserve mention. Here are this week’s picks.macOS Apps/UpdatesQuicken has introduced Quicken 2019, the latest release of its personal finance software featuring Web access from any browser and updates that improve performance and reliability, according to CEO Eric Dunn. This is the third major release for Quicken since it became a standalone company in 2016 and the most robust version of the software to date, he adds. The latest release includes new web access, a refreshed interface, improved speed and reliability, and hundreds of updates and fixes. Dunn says Quicken 2019 has been designed to make it simpler for individuals to manage their finances across accounts, budgets, investments, and now, devices.The 2019 release of Quicken is available now to members with current subscriptions at and at select retailers including Amazon, Best Buy, Office Depot, Staples, Walmart, and Sam’s Club. You can get the latest features without having to upgrade through the subscription offering.CleanMyMac X from MacPaw — an all-in-one solution designed to keep your Mac clean and to secure space from your Mac’s hard drive — has been revved to version 4.1.0.  The new version allows you to upgrade all  your apps to the latest versions with a single clic. There’s an Extension tool for managing your browser and apps extensions from one place. CleanMyMac X 4.1.0 allows you to return the app to its default settings. And you can use the utility to uninstall old and unneeded Steam games. CleanMyMac X requires macOS 10.10 or higher. It costs $39.95 for a one-year subscription. A demo is available for download.Cisdem has upgraded PDFConverterOCR for Mac to version 6.2.0.It’s a PDF converter with OCR ability that can convert both normal and scanned PDF documents or images into other popular documents (including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Text, Rtfd, ePub, HTML, Keynote, Pages, and Image) while preserves original tables, text, fonts, images, graphics and hyperlinks. Version 6.2.0 adds macOS Mojave compatibility. Cisdem PDFConverterOCR is available now through the Cisdem website and requires macOS 10.10 or higher. A demo is available. A single user license of PDFConverterOCR is available for $59.99.Zevrix Solutions has announced Output Factory Server 2.1.7, a compatibility update to company's output workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign.  Output Factory Server automates printing and exporting from InDesign by processing files from hot folders. The software offers layer versioning, preflighting, variable file names, custom scripts and other time-saving features. Version 2.1.7 makes Output Factory Server compatible with InDesign CC 2017 featured as part of Adobe Creative Cloud. Output Factory Server can be purchased from the Zevrix website for $699.95. A demo is available for download. Users of previous major versions can upgrade for $350. Output Factory Server requires macOS 10.7-10.14 and Adobe InDesign CS5-CC 2019.EasyCut Studio has rolled out Easy Cut Studio an update of its cutting plotter software. It includes support for dozens of new vinyl plotters, macOS [read more]
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