MacPilot, Adium, Disk Inspector

updated 12:09 pm EST, Wed November 7, 2012 | Posted in Apps

MacPilot 5.0 ($20) - MacPilot is a tool that can enable and disable hidden features in Mac OS X, optimize and repair a system, and perform different routine maintenance operations. Version 5.0 has been rebuilt as a Cocoa app for OS X 10.6 and later. The update also features numerous new options, such as the ability to change the Time Machine backup interval. [Download - 11.4MB]

Adium 1.5.4 (free) - Adium is a free instant messaging client that supports popular social apps such as AIM, MSN, and Google Talk. The latest release updates the included Growl SDK to 2.0, adding support for Notification Center on 10.8 if Growl is not installed. A number of issues related to group chats have also been resolved. [Download - 22.7MB]

Disk Inspector 1.0.3 ($8) - Disk Inspector is a disk scanning tool that can generate a file system usage chart for any attached drive. The resulting chart lets users quickly see what files are taking up the most space, and where they are located on the drive. The v1.0.3 update fixes a bug that caused problems with display disk usage information for drives bigger than 1.5TB. [Download - 1MB]

Smultron 5.0.2 ($5) - Smultron is a text editor that is designed to be simple to use, yet provide enough features to satisfy advanced users. A number of issues have been addressed with this update, including problems related to the scroll bars and line numbers. Improvements have also been made to the sharing feature and Documents window. [Download - 4.3MB]

ExactScan 2.23 ($115) - ExactScan is a scanning application for Mac OS X that includes built-in drivers for more than 200 popular document scanners. The software features both OCR and barcode recognition, allowing users to quickly turn business cards, bills, and receipts into searchable PDFs. Support for various new scanners has been added with this release, as well as improved support and scan-speed for existing scanner models. The auto-crop and de-skew accuracy has also been improved. [Download - 3MB]

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