OmniGraffle, BBEdit, SMARTReporter

updated 10:00 am EDT, Fri June 7, 2013 | Posted in Apps

OmniGraffle 5.4.3 ($100) - OmniGraffle is a tool for creating diagrams and organizational charts. The software includes numerous shapes and connectors for plotting out information in a visual manner. Version 5.4.3 fixes a crash that occurred when reverting to a previous version of a document while viewing a canvas that wasn't present in the previous version. Several other crashes have also been resolved, along with a canvas tile issue specific to OS X 10.6. [Download - 71.3MB]

BBEdit 10.5.4 ($50) - BBEdit is a text-editing suite that places emphasis on coding through project support features and the recognition of common syntax structures. The v10.5.4 update is comprised entirely of fixes for reported issues, including a crash that could occur when preparing data for export to the Services interface. Support has also been added for using the scroll wheel while making or dragging text selections. [Download - 13.2MB]

SMARTReporter 3.1 ($5) - SMARTReporter is designed to warn users of possible hard disk drive failures before they occur. The latest release includes updated menu bar icon sets, as well as full support for checking ZFS formatted disks and pools. A new option to define arbitrary warning thresholds on S.M.A.R.T. attribute values is also included, as well as improved performance and responsiveness. [Download - 4.1MB]

Path Finder 6.2 ($40) - Path Finder is a file management utility that offers an interface similar to Finder, but adds extra features, including a dual pane file browser, and tab management. Version 6.2 fixes the "Use separate preview panes for dual browser" setting for some modules, along with an animation issue when dragging tabs on a Retina MacBook Pro. Along with numerous other bug fixes, the update also adds an option to sort items by their last opened date. [Download - 26.4MB]

Simplify 2.7 ($5) - Simplify is a small utility for controlling music playback form Spotify. The latest release introduces new remote control privacy options, allowing users to choose whether a remote machine can control a local library or only view what is playing. The ability to disable notifications when Simplify detects new players has also been added, along with a new default fullscreen jacket. [Download - 3MB]

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