The Unarchiver, Mellel, Output Factory

updated 11:14 am EDT, Fri July 5, 2013 | Posted in Apps

The Unarchiver 3.8 (free) - The Unarchiver is a replacement for the Archive Utility application that is built into Mac OS X. The utility is designed to handle additional formats not supported by Archive Utility, and to better integrate into the design of the Finder. A Brazilian translation has been added with this update, along with support for XIP files and comments in Amiga LhA files. Crashes related to certain CAB and PDF files have also been resolved. [Download - 5.1MB]

Mellel 3.2.2 ($39) - Mellel is a word processor that offers tools for writing and organizing long documents. Multilingual support is also featured, including support for bi-directional languages like Arabic, Persian, and Hebrew. The v3.2.2 update fixes a bug that prevented users from opening some older .mell files. [Download - 110.9MB]

Output Factory 1.4.2 ($170) - Output Factory automates the process of printing and exporting from Adobe InDesign. USers can export as single pages with variable file names, update modified links on the fly, preflight InDesign files before output, and more. An error that could occur when exporting to PNG on pre-CS6 versions of InDesign has been resolved in this release. Additionally, the informative text in various tool tips and preflight results has been improved. [Download - 17MB]

HoudahGeo 3.5.1 ($29) - HoudahGeo enables users to link photos to the location where they were taken. Photos can be pinned to their respective locations, removing the need for a digital camera with built-in GPS capabilities. Version 3.5.1 includes an updated GeoNames database, which is used for reverse geocoding, as well as a fix for links to Google Street View. The software also now includes the latest version of MapBox maps. [Download - 11.8MB]

Transmit 4.4.1 ($34) - Transmit is an FTP client that can handle files transfer and sync operations via several protocols, including FTP, WebDAV, and Amazon S3. A potential crash that could occur when using Transmit Disk on a non-admin account has been addressed in this release, along with issues related to Growl on OS X 10.6. In addition, Retina support has been improved and the DockSend feature should now be more reliable when dragging multiple files and folders. [Download - 30.4MB]

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