Art Text, FxFactory, MacJournal

updated 10:53 am EST, Wed November 13, 2013 | Posted in Apps

Art Text 2.4.5 ($20) - Art Text is a tool for creating textual graphics, headings, logos, ices, and buttons. The software includes multi-layer support for creating complex graphics, as well as 600 built-in vector icons and shapes to use. Version 2.4.5 adds OS X Mavericks support, as well as 25 new icon templates and improved editing for complex shapes. A problem with scrolling in the Assistant has also been fixed. [Download - 89.3MB]

FxFactory 4.1.1 ($400) - FxFactory is a visual effects package that can run a host of plug-ins for Final Cut Pro, Motion, and After Effects. The software uses the graphics card to provide hardware-accelerated previews and rendering, and includes both free and paid plug-ins. The v4.1.1 update enables native transitions in Premiere Pro CC 7.1, and contains numerous improvements for OS X 10.9 Mavericks. [Download - 69.1MB]

MacJournal 6.0.10 ($40) - MacJournal acts as a digital journal that allows users to create a multi-media journal and either publish the entries on a number of popular blogging systems (such as Wordpress, Blogger and LiveJournal among others) or securely store entries. A crash that occurred when switching entires after changing the background color has been resolved in this update. An issue where “Topic” would not show up as an option when customizing the Info bar has also been fixed, along with a problem exporting to EPUB with images. [Download - 30.6MB]

Default Folder X 4.6b2 ($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. This beta release includes a fix for a problem that could cause the “Are you sure?” dialog to be hidden when moving an item to the trash. A problem that caused the software’s bezel to appear when it shouldn’t has also been fixed. [Download - 10.6MB]

Dropbox 2.4.7 (free) - Dropbox is a desktop utility that creates a special Finder folder that automatically syncs with an online web storage account. This can be used to backup files to the cloud, or to quickly synchronize files between multiple computers. A rare hang that could occur when syncing files with Finder comments has been fixed in this release. [Download - 32.1MB]

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