DEVONthink Pro, ForkLift, Delivery Status

updated 12:12 pm EST, Wed November 27, 2013 | Posted in Apps

DEVONthink Pro 2.7.2 ($80) - DEVONthink Pro is an organization tool that mimics the functionality of a filing cabinet. Within the software users can store and manage all of their important documents, e-mails, and multimedia files. In v2.7.2 users can now cover images to rich text files, and PDF forms with entered data can now be saved if supported by the OS. The Activity panel is also now automatically shown or hidden and numerous bugs have been fixed. [Download - 30.1MB]

ForkLift 2.5.8 ($30) - ForkLift is a file manager for Mac OS X that connects to FTP or SFTP servers and manages Amazon S3 accounts or mobile devices over Bluetooth. Various compatibility and stability issues related to OS X Mavericks have been resolved in this updated. Support for Notification Center has also been added along with other minor fixes and improvements. [Download - 17.8MB]

Delivery Status 6.0 (free) - Delivery Status is a widget that allows users to keep track of all their deliveries in one location. Version 6.0 offers an updated design that closer matches its iOS counterpart. Several new sorting options, including sort by last updated, delivery date, or manual, are also included in this version. Other changes include support for OS X Mavericks and Chronopost, as well as improved efficiency, and better handling of connection timeouts. [Download - 7.3MB]

TweetDeck 3.4 (free) - TweetDeck is a desktop Twitter client that allows users to organize their feed into specified panes. The app includes the ability to simultaneously display several panels, each that display its own unique set of content. The v3.4 update introduces support for custom timelines. [Download - 1.5MB]

DaisyDisk 3.0.2 ($10) - DaisyDisk is a tool that can help free up disk space by finding large and useless files. The software scans a user's disk and then reports on what is taking up the most space. A workaround for an OS X 10.9 bug that prevents the deletion of collected files is featured in this update. Five new localizations, German, French, Italian, Russian, and Swedish, have also been added. [Download - 6.6MB]

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