FotoMagico, Alfred, Fission

updated 01:57 pm EDT, Fri August 15, 2014 | Posted in Apps

FotoMagico 4.4.8 ($100) - FotoMagico is a tool for creating slideshows with personal photos and music in only a few mouse clicks. The software includes a variety of transitions, such as panning, zooming, and scaling. Version 4.4.8 fixes a possible problem with opening slideshows on a different computer. Exporting slideshows with videos has also been made more reliable, especially when using vertical video. [Download - 117MB]

Alfred 2.4 (free) - Alfred is a quick launch utility that can help users search their computer and the internet. The latest release includes support for OS X 10.10, as well as an updated preferences framework to provide a unified synced/non synced preference codebase for Alfred. A number of other small fixes and improvements are also included. [Download - 3.2MB]

Fission 2.2.2 ($32) - Fission can crop and trim audio, paste in or join files, or rapidly split one long file into numerous smaller files. A rare crash caused by closing a window has been fixed in this update, and a hidden preference to disable the limit on Smart Splits is now available. An Apple Lossless transcoding regression, triggered by files with 4096 packet size, has also been fixed. [Download - 15.2MB]

Instacast 1.2.6 ($20) - Insacast is a podcast management app that allows users to keep track of all their favorite podcasts. The v1.2.6 update offers improved integration with Instacast Cloud, as well as a number of fixes and user interface tweaks for OS X Yosemite. In addition, the subscribe URL scheme has also been improved. [Download - 7.1MB]

TweetDeck 3.8.4 (free) - TweetDeck is a desktop Twitter client that allows users to organize their feed into specified panes. The app includes the ability to simultaneously display several panels, each that display its own unique set of content. An issue that caused columns to display empty after waking a computer from sleep has been fixed with this update. Retweeting a Tweet with emoji will also no longer scramble the contents, and removing time from a scheduled tweet now removes that Tweet from the Scheduled column. [Download - 4.8MB]

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