Cheetah3D, Paperless, MotionComposer

updated 10:36 am EST, Wed January 30, 2013 | Posted in Apps

Cheetah3D 6.2 ($99) - Cheetah3D is a 3D modelling, rendering, and animation package built specifically for Mac OS X. The biggest change in v6.2 is the addition of ABF (Angle Based Flattening). The new algorithm offers improved results compared to the LSCM unwrapping algorithm, including less stretching and overlap. In addition, the ring and loop selection tools have been completely rewritten and now offer auto-highlighting, support for partial edge loops and rings, and support for border loops. [Download - 34.3MB]

Paperless 2.2.2 ($50) - Paperless is a tool designed to help users manage all of their digital documents. By using optical character recognition, users can scan receipts, warranties, business cards, and other paperwork, which the software will automatically recognize and categorize. The v2.2.2 update adds support for the ScanSnap iX500 scanner. [Download - 31.7MB]

MotionComposer 1.6 ($149) - MotionComposer is a tool for creating animated Flash and HTML5 content simultaneously. In v1.6, users can now import audio files direction into their web animations by dragging and dropping the files from iTunes. The update is also compatible with the latest generation of web browsers, thanks to an optimized engine using the latest HTML5 technology. [Download - 66.9MB]

AirServer 4.6.4 ($8) - AirSever is a tool that adds AirPlay/AirTunes audio, video, and photo receiving capabilities to the Mac. The latest release has been re-engineered for the final release of iOS 6.1, and includes compatibility fixes for some third party sound interfaces. [Download - 8MB]

Screenflick 2.2.7 ($29) - Screenflick is a tool for capturing desktop recordings at up to 60 fps. The software is capable of recording any portion of the screen, as well as simultaneously recording audio from internal or external microphones and the system audio. Version 2.7 offers improved QuickTime exporting speeds and playback performance, as well as fixes for numerous crashes and memory leaks. The Time Scale option in the export sheet also now shows the duration when changing values. [Download - 4MB]

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