PopChar X, Dropbox, SpamSieve

updated 11:15 am EDT, Fri April 27, 2012 | Posted in Apps

PopChar X 5.4.1 ($40) - PopChar X allows users to add special characters into application documents without the need to remember a keystroke combination. Version 5.4.1 includes a fix for an issue with a vertically flipped keyboard icon, as well as a workaround for a problem that occurred when the hide checkbox was enabled in the Login Items of System Preferences. [Download - 2.8MB]

Dropbox 1.4 (free) - Dropbox is a desktop utility that creates a special Finder folder that automatically syncs with an online web storage account. The latest release includes support for batch uploading and downloading files, as well as the ability to directly import photos from cameras, phones, and SD cards. [Download - 21.8MB]

SpamSieve 2.9.1 ($30) - SpamSieve is an e-mail filtering utility that reduce the amount of junk mail that makes it through to a user's inbox. Support for Microsoft Outlook 2011 SP 2 has been added with the latest update, and the software will now checksum the Outlooks script files to check if they have been damaged. Some exception guards that work around bugs in the Growl SDK have also been added, along with other minor bug fixes. [Download - 9.3MB]

Tree 1.8.3 ($15) - Tree is an outliner that features a horizontally expandable tree view for organizing information. Ideas and keywords can be stored in segments that can be sorted, rearranged, and adjusted at anytime. The v1.8.3 release includes an updated document window that displays a preview to reflect changes when choosing fonts in the preference panel. An issue with displaying documents that use a font that is smaller than the specified font in the preferences panel has also been resolved. [Download - 2.1MB]

Focus 1.3 ($15) - Focus is a tool that allows users to choose a subject in an image and add lens blur to the background. Version 1.3 improves overall performance and adds iCloud support for storing and sharing .focus documents. An auto-enhance mode has also been added, along with an improved vividness feature that avoids changing skin tones. Additionally, the vividness slider has been made available for every preset. [Download - 6.3MB]

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