ScreenFlow, Acorn, Postbox

updated 09:39 am EDT, Wed May 28, 2014 | Posted in Apps

ScreenFlow 4.5.1 ($99) - ScreenFlow is a screen capture tool that is capable of recording the contents of an entire desktop at the same time as a stream from a video camera. The v4.5.1 update offers improved performance and quality of audio waveform rendering, and has changed the ProrEs lossless preset to output PCM instead of AAC. In addition, a number of reported bugs have also been resoled. [Download - 41MB]

Acorn 4.4 ($50) - Acorn is an image editing utility that offers layer support, built-in effects, vector shapes and text, and more. Version 4.4 will now give live updates to the blending mode for layers when using the arrow keys on the Blending popup button. Users can also now select non-contiguous layers in the layers list, and merge them into a single layer using the “Layer-Merge” Layers menu item. [Download - 16MB]

Postbox 3.0.10 ($10) - Postbox is an alternative e-mail application that features conversation views, various organization options, and Mac OS X integration. Support for Retina displays has been improved with this update, and images can now be resized to fit in the message pane. Slowdown issues with Yahoo IMAP servers have also been addressed, and an issue that kept some preferences from saving has been fixed. [Download - 24MB]

KeyCue 7.2 ($28) - KeyCue helps users make use of keyboard shortcuts provided by various applications. After holding down the Command key for a set period of time KeyCue opens and displays a table of all currently available menu shortcuts. Version 7.2 now merges custom shortcuts with existing menus when the header titles match. A new option for excluding menu shortcuts, system-wide shortcuts, and/or macro hotkeys from keyboard activation has also been added. [Download - 3.7MB]

Submerge 2.2.2 ($9) - Submerge is a tool for adding hardcoded subtitles to any video file. Support is included for a variety of text-based subtitle formats as input, and includes options for exporting the final video for playback on many common devices. A bug where subtitle rendering could freeze at 99 percent has been resolved with this update, and SRT subtitle parsing has been improved. [Download - 19MB]

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