Mellel, Pixelmator, Adium

updated 10:59 am EDT, Mon October 14, 2013 | Posted in Apps

Mellel 3.2.5 ($39) - Mellel is a word processor that offers tools for writing and organizing long documents. A problem that caused Mellel to crash upon launch when encountering damaged style sets in the application support folder has been fixed in this release. An issue that could cause screen artifacts, memory leaks and crashes on OS X 10.6 has also been resolved. [Download - 102.1MB]

Pixelmator 2.2.2 ($15) - Pixelmator is a layer-based image editing application for the Mac, featuring a number of tools for modifying digital images. Version 2.2.2 features improved document compression for faster iCloud uploads, as well as the ability to apply strokes to empty layers. A problem with opening Soft Proofed documents has also been addressed, along with numerous other minor bugs. [Download - 41.6MB]

Adium 1.5.8 (free) - Adium is a free instant messaging client that supports popular social apps such as AIM, MSN, and Google Talk. In v1.5.8 the default tab switching shortcuts for new users has been changed to Control-Tab/Control-Shift-Tab, in order to match Safari. SIP account names have also been fixed to be case-sensitive and several TLS cipher suites have been enabled. [Download - 24.5MB]

Sandvox 2.8.6 ($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. Compatibility with OS X Mavericks has been improved in this release and an issue where images could be slightly cropped when published has been fixed. Responsiveness when handling pages with large thumbnail images has also been improved. [Download - 39.8MB]

ShareTool 2.4.2 ($25) - ShareTool allows users to access a Mac's Bonjour service across the internet, enabling functions such as iTunes Music Sharing, Screen Sharing, File Sharing, and printing to be used remotely. A variety of bug fixes and tweaks are included in this release, along with full support for OS X Mavericks. [Download - 6.3MB]

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