VidConvert, MailTags, Magician

updated 11:16 am EST, Tue February 5, 2013 | Posted in Apps

VidConvert 1.4.1 ($8) - VidConvert allows users to convert digital video files between a number of popular formats. Version 1.4.1 fixes several localization bugs, as well as an issue that caused the DVD High Quality option to fail in some circumstances. Several minor UI adjustments have also been made and compatibility with QuickTime files has been improved. [Download - 8MB]

MailTags 3.2 ($30) - MailTags lets users add comments, due dates, projects, and priority to the messages stored in Apple Mail. The latest release introduces Notification Center alerts for messages with tickle dates, events, tasks due today and past due, along with iCloud syncing for MailTags based rules, smart mailboxes, preferred keywords and projects. Additionally, keyword and project search suggestions now includes suggestions for keywords contains and project contains. [Download - 6.6MB]

Magician 1.4.1 (free) - Magician includes a number of tools for cleaning and optimizing a Mac system. A new language setting has been added with the v1.4.1 update, as well as an option for enabling auto-saving city for weather forecasting. A bug that resulted in a failure to provide users with a low battery alert has also been addressed in this release. [Download - 16MB]

Totals 2.1.14 ($40) - Totals is an invoice creation utility that combines all of the necessary tools into a single window. Version 2.1.14 is a maintenance release that addresses two bugs, including the display of line items in attached documents. The second fix is related to the currency rate refresh button that was broken in previous versions. [Download - 7.2MB]

Output Factory 1.3.15 ($170) - Output Factory automates the process of printing and exporting from Adobe InDesign. USers can export as single pages with variable file names, update modified links on the fly, preflight InDesign files before output, and more. Several issues that could occur if a printer related error occurred while sending files to the printer as single pages have been fixed with this update. [Download - 15.2MB]

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