CleanApp, Sandvox, Tinderbox

updated 11:00 am EDT, Mon September 2, 2013 | Posted in Apps

CleanApp 4.0.5 ($15) - CleanApp is an uninstaller and system management tool that allows users to delete cache files, applications, and other items wasting drive space. Version 4.0.5 will no longer crash while searching for installed apps and offers improved speed when requesting files from the CleanCommunity. A number of miscellaneous bugs have also been addressed. [Download - 33.4MB]

Sandvox 2.8.5 ($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. The update improves reliability when changing the source of media objects and addresses stability problems that occurred while editing inside some objects. Performance when going to a view a page congaing a Photo Grid within Sandvox has also been improved. [Download - 39.8MB]

Tinderbox 5.12.2 ($250) - Tinderbox is a tool for storing and organizing notes, plans, and ideas. The software allows users to make a visual map of all their notes, with support for linking similar ideas together. Sorting in the LinkViewer has been turned off in this release, and a map drawing recursion has been fixed. [Download - 37.9MB]

Dupin 2.7.1 ($15) - Dupin is a utility capable of finding a removing duplicate tracks in an iTunes library. When performing a search users can set up a number of filters that help the software determine which file among a group of duplicates will be kept. The v2.7.1 update fixes an issue with registration validation. [Download - 3.4MB]

Carousel 1.5 ($4) - Carousel allows users to access the Instagram photo-sharing network from their desktop. Users can see view their feed, popular photos, photos taken at specific locations, and more. Support for video posts is included in this release, along with a Chinese localization. Various bugs have also been resolved. [Download - 8.6MB]

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