MacFamilyTree, OmniOutliner, Simplify

updated 11:25 am EDT, Wed June 25, 2014 | Posted in Apps

MacFamilyTree 7.2 ($50) - MacFamilyTree is a genealogy program that can help users discover and visualize their family history. The software also features a number of built in reports and charts, and allows users share genealogical data using the GEDCOM standard. Version 7.2 has completely rewritten all reports from the ground up, and includes a wide selection of report style presets for users to chose from. A number of improvements have also been made to the Interactive Tree and to FamilySearch integration. [Download - 287.3MB]

OmniOutliner 4.1 ($50) - OmniOutliner is a tool for collecting, creating, and organizing information. The v4.1 update introduces new colored toolbar icons, as well as the ability to create links to rows for quickly navigating between sections. A number of updates and fixes have also been made to the Microsoft Word export feature, and row numbering support has been significantly improved. [Download - 48.7MB]

Simplify 3.0.4 ($5) - Simplify is a small utility for controlling music playback from Spotify, Rdio, and iTunes. The latest release offers enhanced media key support inside Simplify, along with support for AppleScript, and for storing selected jacket variations for each jacket independently. An issue with the mini-player not resting its screen position in some circumstances has also been fixed. [Download - 3.5MB]

Camtasia 2.8.1 ($100) - Camtasia is a screen recording and production tool that allows users to record onscreen activity, Keynote slides, camera video and microphone or system audio. A number of crashes that could occur after copying effects or while retrying a share to YouTube have been fixed with this update. In addition, a problem where the cursor would not be displayed in recordings on OS X 10.6 has been addressed. [Download - 189.1MB]

OfficeTime 1.7.1 ($47) - OfficeTime can help users to keep track of time spent on different projects. This data can then be added directly to invoices, or converted into a number of different reports. In v1.7.1 newly created sessions can once again be rounded and after restarting OfficeTime you can still resume from the unrounded time. The software will also now consistently bring the "You've been away" window to the front even if waking up from a locked computer [Download - 15.5MB]

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