PDFpen, Neat Image, Sketch

updated 12:39 pm EST, Wed November 14, 2012 | Posted in Apps

PDFpen 5.9.2 ($60) - PDFPen provides users with tools for adding text, images, and signatures to PDF files. The software can also be used to replace original text with editable text blocks, as well as move, resize, and delete images. Version 5.9.2 fixes an issue that prevented the software from saving. A number of other minor fixes and improvements are also included. [Download - 47.3MB]

Neat Image 7.3 ($40) - Neat Image is a tool that has been designed to reduce visible noise and grain in digital images. The v7.3 update adds support for AMD and ATI GPUs, as well as for reading and writing images in the PNG format. Additionally, an option for preserving the original file timestamp in an output image file has been added. [Download - 13.3MB]

Sketch 2.1.4 ($50) - Sketch is a vector drawing tool that features a minimalistic design. A bug that caused vectors to disappear when inserting or editing them has been resolved with this update. A critical error that occurred when an empty path was placed on the canvas has also been resolved, along with a potential crash in the Screen Color Picker. [Download - 5.7MB]

Beamer 1.5 ($15) - Beamer is a tool for wirelessly streaming movie files to an Apple TV. Support is offered for most major video formats, such as AVI, MOV and MKV, but subtitle support is still in the works. The v1.5 update includes support for embedded subtitles and external subtitle files. The last selected Apple TV is also now remembered as the preferred device, and a layout issue on Snow Leopard has been fixed. [Download - 6.3MB]

Angry Birds 2.3 ($5) - Angry Birds is a desktop version of the physics-based puzzle game first made popular on iOS devices. In the game players take control of a fleet of irritated birds who are looking to get revenge on the green pigs that stole their eggs. The game features several different bird types, each with its own special destructive power, and more than 250 levels. Version 2.3 includes 30 all new levels, broken down into 15 pig themed levels and 15 surf'n'turf themed levels. [Download - 61.2MB]

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