Mellel, Cobook Contacts, MacFamilyTree

updated 09:42 am EDT, Fri June 21, 2013 | Posted in Apps

Mellel 3.2.1 ($39) - Mellel is a word processor that offers tools for writing and organizing long documents. A compatibility issue with OS X 10.5 has been fixed, and support for automatic baseline shift adjustments in MathType equations has been restored. In addition, when applying character attribute changes on an empty document the applied attributes are actually saved in the document and not discarded. [Download - 110.7MB]

Cobook Contacts 1.2.9 ($10) - 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. A number of picture syncing improvements have been made with this release. [Download - 3.5MB]

MacFamilyTree 7.0.2 ($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. In the latest release, placeholders in the additional name edit section can now be configured. Several stability improvements, including several related to FamilySearch, are also included. [Download - 192.9MB]

Acorn 4.0.5 ($50) - Acorn is an image editing utility that offers layer support, built-in effects, vector shapes and text, and more. A bug that occasionally caused the Save panel to show a checkbox in the middle of the file listing when Versions was enabled has been fixed in this update. Performance has also been improved when drawing on a Retina display, and several memory leaks have been patched. [Download - 17.1MB]

Default Folder X 4.5.9 ($35) - Default Folder X provides users with quick access to folders and commands by attaching a toolbar to the right side of Open and Save dialogs in OS X. Version 4.5.9 is fully compatible with the developer release of OS X Mavericks, and has separated favorites and settings into their own preference files. The "Option-Tab" keyboard shortcut will also now correctly move in and out of the tagging window on OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. [Download - 11.6MB]

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