BusyCal, MacFamilyTree, FontExplorer X Pro

updated 11:43 am EDT, Tue June 11, 2013 | Posted in Apps

BusyCal 2.0.6 ($30) - BusyCal is a desktop calendar app that allows users to share calendars among family, friends, and workgroups. Version 2.0.6 fixes a crash that occurred when upgrading an invalid account to Google's new CalDAV API. Additionally, a bug that could prevent Journal entries from being created on new iCloud calendars has been resolved. [Download - 9.8MB]

MacFamilyTree 7.0.1 ($60) - MacFamilyTree is a genealogy program that can help users discover and visualize their family history. The software also features a number of built in reports and charts, and allows users share genealogical data using the GEDCOM standard. Fixes for the Norwegian, French, and Swedish localizations are featured in this update, along with a fix for an alignment issue in the Notes and Sources sections. [Download - 193.1MB]

FontExplorer X Pro 4.0 ($105) - FontExplorer X Pro is a tool for managing fonts on a Mac-based computer. The software includes options for activating, organizing, and experimenting with new fonts. New to this release is support for importing, previewing, and organizing Web fonts, including the WOFF and EOT formats. The slideshow feature has also been redesigned in order to make it easier to try selected fonts in a design by overlaying them on top of documents. [Download - 30.4MB]

Fluid 1.7.1 ($5) - Fluid is a tool for turning any number of web apps into desktop applications. After opening Fluid users are prompted to enter the URL of a webpage, which is then converted into a desktop application as a Site Specific Browser. Version 1.7.1 offers better support for Retina displays, AppleScript, WebKit Notifications, and Notification Center. In addition, users can now choose to use URL Regular Expressions anywhere that URL Wildcard Patterns are used. [Download - 3.4MB]

Sandvox 2.8.2 ($80) - Sandvox is a website creation tool that features a drag and drop based interface. The software requires no previous HTML coding knowledge, and includes features for creating blogs, photo galleries, and more. An issue where a preferences setting could cause publisher to not report proper progress has been fixed in this release, as well as a crash when handling missing or corrupted images. Various issues related to objects and document handling have also been addressed. [Download - 39.7MB]

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