Pixelmator, Transmission, Flow

updated 11:45 am EST, Tue February 21, 2012 | Posted in Apps

Pixelmator 2.0.2 ($30) - Pixelmator is a layer-based image editing application for the Mac, featuring a number of tools for modifying digital images. Layers can be created from existing images, or by snapping a picture with the computers built-in iSight camera. The update improves overall stability and adds a number of minor enhancements. [Download - 20.5MB]

Transmission 2.5 (free) - Transmission is a BitTorrent client that features full encryption, file selection, automatic port forwarding, and more. Animated rows have been added to the main window in the latest release, and the inspector will no longer float above other windows. The software will also now quarantine downloaded files to protect against malware. [Download - 3.9MB]

Flow 1.6.5 ($10) - Flow is an FTP client that can be used to access both FTP and SFTP servers, as well as edit files directly on the server. Version 1.6.5 features a redesinged connection transcript view that is meant to improve efficiency on low-latency connections. In addition, an issue where Flow could jump back to the remote view's root directory after uploading or moving items, or when creating a new file or folder has been addressed. [Download - 4.4MB]

Piezo 1.1.3 ($10) - Piezo is a simple audio recoding tool that can capture audio from almost any Mac app. The software requires almost no configuration beyond selecting the audio source, however, options for setting the recording name and audio format have been included. The update address several issues with recording audio from Skype, along with other miscellaneous bugs. [Download - 2.8MB]

Courier 1.3 ($2) - Courier allows users to share files, images, photos, movies, and more through a variety of web sharing services. File sharing support is included for Amazon S3, Flickr, Facebook, FTP/SFTP, Vimeo, and Youtube. Version 1.3.1 fixes issues with uploading files to YouTube and selecting Facebook Pages. [Download - 20.1MB]

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