PopChar X, FotoMagico, Arq

updated 10:59 am EDT, Tue June 25, 2013 | Posted in Apps

PopChar X 6.3 ($37) - PopChar X allows users to add special characters without the need to remember a keystroke combination. The v6.3 update builds on the recently introduced Font Info view with a clickable link that directs the user to the storage location of the font file. A new technique for dealing with transient clipboard content is also included, along with various interface improvements for moving and closing the PopChar window. [Download - 3.3MB]

FotoMagico 4.3 ($100) - FotoMagico is a tool for creating slideshows with personal photos and music in only a few mouse clicks. The software includes a variety of transitions, such as panning, zooming, and scaling. Version 4.3 introduces a new file format that improves reliability in the sandbox environment. The new format also avoids the missing media files problem that some users encountered in previous releases. [Download - 110.2MB]

Arq 3.2.3 ($29) - Arq is a backup utility that will make incremental backups to an online storage account. The software keeps hourly backups for the past 24 hours, daily backups for the past month, and weekly backups for everything older than a month. An issue with 2-pack and 10-pack Arq license files has been fixed in this update. [Download - 12.3MB]

PopClip 1.4.6 ($5) - PopClip adds a new popover menu to OS X that displays whenever text is selected on a Mac. From the popover users can cut, copy, and paste text, as well as perform a web search based on selected text, get dictionary definitions, and more. A bug where PopClip would not function properly in Gmail inside of Google Chrome has been resolved, along with an issue with opening URLs that contain percent characters. [Download - 2.3MB]

Vitamin-R 2.02 ($30) - Vitamin-R is a collection of productivity tools that can help users break up larger projects into smaller tasks. A "now and later" feature is also included, which allows users to jot down ideas to work on later. The v2.02 update now handles the addition or removal of external displays more gracefully. [Download - 17.7MB]

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