Little Snitch, TextSoap, Dropbox

updated 09:16 am EST, Wed February 27, 2013 | Posted in Apps

Little Snitch 3.0.3 ($35) - Little Snitch is an internet traffic monitoring and management utility. The software informs a user when a program attempts to establish an outgoing internet connection and provides options for allowing or denying the connection. Version 3.0.3 has made it impossible to import unsuitable backup files, as well as improved the alert timeout behavior and detection of Unix executables. [Download - 12.5MB]

TextSoap 7.3.6 ($40) - TextSoap is a text processing utility that can use find and replace commands to change words and copy formatting throughout a document. In v7.3.6, if the focus is not on find field when the insert special character menu item is selected, focus is brought to appropriate find field and text is appended to that field. A light shadow has also been added to colored text on the cleaner palette to make it more legible when highlighted. [Download - 8.2MB]

Dropbox 1.6.14 (free) - Dropbox is a desktop utility that creates a special Finder folder that automatically syncs with an online web storage account. This can be used to backup files to the cloud, or to quickly synchronize files between multiple computers. The latest release fixes a bug where the popup would remain visible while the tray icon was hidden while quitting the application. In addition, clicking a shared folder invitation will now open the invitation inbox. [Download - 21.9MB]

HoudahSpot 3.6.4 ($30) - HoudahSpot allows users to create detailed queries to pinpoint the exact file they are searching for. Favorite queries can be saved for later access, and templates can be set up for frequently performed searches. Version 3.6.4 fixes issues with preferences syncing between HoudahSpot and HoudahSpot Helper, along with a problem with loading recent tags in the Tray window. [Download - 3.2MB]

Capo 2.1.10 ($50) - Capo is a tool for slowing down audio tracks, which can help musicians learn how to play difficult parts of songs. A built-in tab editor is featured, allowing users to place transcriptions right beside the spectrogram. In the latest release Capo no longer fails to respond to keyboard control commands before the Control menu is shown. A crash that occurred when resizing the window during a spectrogram calculation has also been fixed, and the displayed keyboard modifiers for the defaults no longer include the 'fn' key. [Download - 7MB]

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