Cocktail, VLC Media Player, Yojimbo

updated 09:31 am EST, Fri November 15, 2013 | Posted in Apps

Cocktail 7.0.3 ($14) - Cocktail provides users access to some of the more advanced functions within the Unix Shell. The software features are organized into five categories, while the Pilot-mode will automatically scan a system and perform any necessary maintenance routines. Version 7.0.3 adds support for Opera Next 18 and addresses some compatibility problems with Opera 17. An issue in which VoiceOver sopped working after clearing the Audio components cache has also been fixed. [Download - 2.5MB]

VLC Media Player 2.1.1 (free) - VLC Media Player includes support for a wide range of audio and video file formats, including DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. The v2.1.1 update fixes a number of known problems, including crashes on WAV, MLP, MKV, and modplug files, transcoding audio drift issues, and a bug with subtitles track selection. Support has also been added for Alac in MKV and Speex in OGG files. [Download - 31.1MB]

Yojimbo 4.0.2 ($30) - Yojimbo is an organizational tool that can store several forms of data, including PDFs, images, web archives, rich text notes, bookmarks, passwords and serial numbers. A bug that caused account deletion to fail has been fixed with this update, along with a problem in which the Sidekick export would fail if an item contained non-ASCII characters in its name. [Download - 8.2MB]

OmniGraffle 6.0.2 ($100) - OmniGraffle is a tool for creating diagrams and organizational charts. The software includes numerous shapes and connectors for plotting out information in a visual manner. In v6.0.2 the Keyboard Shortcuts document has returned and Canvas names now truncate properly when the sidebar is narrow. Strokes thinner than 1 pint should also now export to PDF properly and a crash that occurred when opening certain Visio files has been fixed. [Download - 31.7MB]

Sketch 2.4 ($50) - Sketch is a vector drawing tool that features a minimalistic design. Version 2.4 has improved the speed of numerous actions, including grouping and ungrouping layers, Undo, duplicating groups of objects, and making a grid of objects. Mask rendering has also been improved in this update and a host of reported bugs have been resolved. [Download - 7.7MB]

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