Typinator, Feeder, Videobox

updated 11:47 am EST, Mon January 13, 2014 | Posted in Apps

Typinator 5.8 ($35) - Typinator can be used to automatically fill in repeating text and/or pictures. Users can set a list of commonly used words or images, and then define text fragments that trigger each item. Version 5.8 introduces a new hotkey that shows suggested abbreviations for typed text. The software also now shows a clearer message at the bottom of the window when it does not have "Accessibility" permissions on Mavericks. [Download - 6MB]

Feeder 2.4.5 ($40) - Feeder is a utility for creating, editing, and publishing RSS and iTunes podcast feeds. An issue that prevented users from removing some feeds in the App Store version has been iced in this release, along with a problem where Sparkle fields would not be enabled in the template. Additionally, an AppleScript problem with setting a podcast’s explicit flag has been addressed. [Download - 7.4MB]

Videobox 3.9.5 ($15) - Videobox is a tool for downloading flash video content from most video sharing sites. The software can also convert video into a native Quicktime format for viewing on a Mac or iOS device. The latest release offers improves user control for downloading HD videos from YouTube. Downloading YouTube videos also no longer starts a background video, and downloading YouTube videos from a “Watch Later” lists no longer causes the software to freeze. [Download - 9.9MB]

MacFamilyTree 7.1.3 ($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. In v7.1.3 sharing reports via the OS X Share Sheets has been improved, and various date reformatting issues have been fixed. A problem adding associated per songs has also been resolved. [Download - 344.5MB]

Sandvox 2.8.8 ($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. An issues where the "Copy file into document" checkbox was ineffective for objects other than Images has been fixed in this release. Compatibility of Disqus comments with HTTPS and non-UTF-8 sites has also been improved. [Download - 39.8MB]

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