TextSoap, Pixelmator, Acorn

updated 12:23 pm EDT, Wed October 10, 2012 | Posted in Apps

TextSoap 7.3.4 ($40) - TextSoap is a text processing utility that can use find and replace commands to change words and copy formatting throughout a document. The update resolves an issue that prevented QuickLook previews from displaying under OS X 10.8, as well as a problem that caused QuickLook to show the wrong thumbnail for supported cleaner files. Display issues with dragged actions within the custom cleaner editor have also been resolved. [Download - 8.2MB]

Pixelmator 2.1.2 ($15) - Pixelmator is a layer-based image editing application for the Mac, featuring a number of tools for modifying digital images. Support is included for linking layers to each other, as well as for blending them, modifying opacity, and creating clipping masks. The v2.1.2 release improves the quality of the healing tool. [Download - 28.1MB]

Acorn 3.5 ($50) - Acorn is an image editing utility that offers layer support, built-in effects, vector shapes and text, and more. In v3.5 the magic wand selection tool has a new option for contiguous or non-contiguous selections. The contextual menu has also been updated with a copy of the Shape Align and Size menu for working with selected shapes. Additionally, five new layer blend modes, Divide, Lighter Color, Darker Color, Hard Mix, and Subtract, have been added. [Download - 14.9MB]

MacCleanse 3.2 ($20) - MacCleanse is a tool that can scan a computer for internet activity and clear any unwanted information. In addition to basic web cleaning, MacCleanse also allows users to clear data from a number of applications such as Adium, iChat, Skype, Transmission, Xtorrent, and more. Version 3.2 fixes a crash that could occur when saving languages, as well as a typo on the Auto Safe Clean page. [Download - 15.8MB]

PhotoSweeper 1.8.2 ($10) - PhotoSweeper can be used to remove similar or duplicate photos from a computer. Support for Mountain Lion's Notification Center has been added with the update, as well as improved integration with iPhoto. Overall performance and memory usage has also been improved. [Download - 15MB]

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