Geekbench, Cobook, File Juicer

updated 10:39 am EDT, Fri April 12, 2013 | Posted in Apps

Geekbench 2.4.3 ($13) - Geekbench provides a comprehensive set of benchmarks designed to measure processor and memory performance of Mac systems. Version 2.4.3 includes a number of improvements related to Blackberry 10, including support for sharing benchmark results with other apps on the OS. A bug where system information was invisible on the BlackBerry Q10 has also been fixed, along with an error where stress test outputs would not appear on the command line. [Download - 6.8MB]

Cobook 1.2.5 ($20) - Cobook is an alternative address book for the Mac that can connect with social networks and automatically update contact cards. The software is capable of recognizing different types of information, such as e-mails, phone numbers, and addresses, and automatically placing them in the proper portion of a contact card. The v1.2.5 update includes several Address Book sync performance improvements, as well as a few general bug fixes. [Download - 3.5MB]

File Juicer 4.34 ($18) - File Juicer is a tool for extracting images, video, audio, and text from files. All supported files extracted by the software are kept in their original format to prevent any unnecessary compression. The latest release has fixed a crash that occurred when extracting everything from a PDF. [Download - 1.6MB]

Freeway Pro 6.0.8 ($150) - Freeway Pro features a traditional page layout approach that can help users create dynamic sites without the need to write code. Within the software users can visually layout a page with embedded images and content, then instantly publish it to a server, .Mac account, or local folder. Version 6.0.8 fixes an issue which could prevent the Edit Styles dialog from opening when running in French. [Download - 56.9MB]

VLC Media Player 2.0.6 (free) - VLC Media Player includes support for a wide range of audio and video file formats, including DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. Support for Matroska v4 files has been added in this release, and crashing issues related to WMV, Ogg, AVI, MP4 and subtitles have been fixed. Additionally, several of the translations have been improved and some small fixes have been made to the OS X interface. [Download - 44.7MB]

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