CloudPull, Transloader, LinkAssistant

updated 01:36 pm EDT, Thu March 21, 2013 | Posted in Apps

CloudPull 2.3 (free) - CloudPull is a tool for backing up Google Docs and Calendar data locally on a Mac. The software automatically converts documents, spreadsheets, and presentations into Office files, drawings into PNG images, and calendars into the iCal format. CloudPull 2.3 includes support for backing up Shared and Liked articles from Google Reader, as well as for exporting Starred, Shared, or Liked articles into a single HTML Bookmarks file. [Download - 11.9MB]

Transloader 1.5.1 ($5) - Transloader is a companion tool for an iOS app of the same name that allows users to send download links from an iOS device to a Mac via iCloud. Users can paste any download link into the iOS app and the desktop will then automatically download the file and place it in a user's Downloads folder. The v1.5.1 update now allows users to set an alternate download location, as well as replace the dock icon with a menu bar item. Sharing site URLs are also now handled better and Notifications are provided for finished downloads on Mountain Lion. [Download - 1.5MB]

LinkAssistant 4.7.5 ($100) - LinkAssistant is a search engine optimization tool that can help users manage links. The latest release includes a new Events tab that lets users keep a diary of events that could affect their site's visibility in a search. A bug that caused problems analyzing Google related SEO factors has also been fixed. [Download - 56.7MB]

PDFpen 6.0 ($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 6.0 includes a new editing bar for quicker access to tools and properties. Support for exporting in the Microsoft Word .doc and .docx format has also been added, along with graphics optimizations for Retina displays. [Download - 51.2MB]

DropCopy 1.86 (free) - DropCopy uses Bonjour technology to let users transfer files between multiple computers on the same network. Dragging files to a drop zone reveals a list of destinations, including other Macs and iOS devices. Several minor bugs have been resolved in this release. [Download - 6.5MB]

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