MacFamilyTree, Mailplane, Money

updated 01:27 pm EST, Tue November 19, 2013 | Posted in Apps

MacFamilyTree 7.1.2 ($50) - MacFamilyTree is a genealogy program that can help users discover and visualize their family history. The software also features a number of built in reports and charts, and allows users share genealogical data using the GEDCOM standard. Custom background images are now included for several website themes, and users can also choose from different fonts in many of the themes. FTP upload speed has also been improved and login credentials are now stored in the OS X keychain. [Download - 343.3MB]

Mailplane 3.1.0 ($25) - Mailplane allows users to access their Gmail accounts from a desktop application. The software displays the same interface as the web version of Gmail, but adds extra functionality such as the ability to attach files through drag and drop. The v3.1 release removes the previous restriction that only allowed users to switch between a maximum of 10 tabs. The update also resolves login problems that came as a result of the new Google sign-in page, as well as issues with previewing MS Office documents on Mavericks. [Download - 18MB]

Money 4.5.2 ($39) - Money is a tool designed to help people manage their personal finances. Within the app users can oversee account balances, track investments, manage budgets, and more. A number of bugs related to Dropbox syncing have been fixed in this release, along with issues with the balance column. [Download - 19.9MB]

Alfred 2.1.1 (free) - Alfred is a quick launch utility that can help users search their computer and the internet. Version 2.1.1 adds native tag support, including a new ‘tags’ keyword that uses ‘AND’ logic for multiple keywords. Support for multi-display Mavericks setups has also been improved, giving users the option to show Alfred on the active screen. [Download - 3MB]

Default Folder X 4.6 ($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. The v4.6 update now support Mavericks tags in addition to OpenMeta tags. A bug in OS X 10.9 that caused Default Folder X Agent to use excessive amounts of memory has also been fixed, along with an issue could cause Save dialogs in MS Office 2011 applications to appear behind the document being saved. [Download - 11.8MB]

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