HoudahSpot, Dropbox, DEVONthink Pro

updated 09:04 am EDT, Tue August 5, 2014 | Posted in Apps

HoudahSpot 3.9 ($30) - HoudahSpot allows users to create detailed queries to pinpoint the exact file they are searching for. Favorite queries can be saved for later access, and templates can be set up for frequently performed searches. Version 3.9 can now tag found files using both OS X 10.9 Mavericks / Finder and Open Meta tags, and search results can now be copied as a tab-delimited for use in spreadsheets. In addition, the Inspector now includes an option to filter results to find similar files. [Download - 3.9MB]

Dropbox 2.10.27 (free) - Dropbox is a desktop utility that creates a special Finder folder that automatically syncs with an online web storage account. This can be used to backup files to the cloud, or to quickly synchronize files between multiple computers. The v2.10.27 update offers improved support for view-only permissions in shared folders. Various bugs have also been resolved. [Download - 42MB]

DEVONthink Pro 2.7.7 ($80) - DEVONthink Pro is an organization tool that mimics the functionality of a filing cabinet. Within the software users can store and manage all of their important documents, e-mails, and multimedia files. In the latest release, the Word/RTF/RTFD/Text/OPML export feature now includes as much metadata as possible, while the Document export will put the tags into the Save panel. Toggling views will also now retain the scroll position, insertion mark position, and selection. [Download - 31.2MB]

FileZilla 3.9.0.2 (free) - FileZilla is an FTP client and server that includes support for FTP, FTP over SSL/TLS (FTPS) and SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP). The latest release can now handle setting files redirected using symbolic links. Closing the software during a recursive operation will also no longer result in a hang, and creating new tabs will now correctly select the new tab. [Download - 6.7MB]

beaTunes 4.0.3 ($35) - beaTunes is an iTunes library management tool can analyze music libraries and fix missing or incorrect track information. The v4.0.3 update fixes a number of known issues, including a problem with slow searches in large libraries, and an issue that with application names in the OS X application menu. The robustness of the audio device recognition has also been improved in this update. [Download - 144.8MB]

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