Cocktail, Dropbox, MacGourmet Deluxe

updated 12:09 pm EST, Tue February 18, 2014 | Posted in Apps

Cocktail 7.2 ($19) - 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 7.2 adds the ability to change the OS X notification banner duration, as well as to durn on Dock translucency. Several minor interface improvements are also included, along with OS X 10.9.2 compatibility. [Download - 2.5MB]

Dropbox 2.6.12 (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 bug that prevented the setup wizard from displaying after relinking has been resolved with this update, and several new translations have been added. [Download - 35.3MB]

MacGourmet Deluxe 3.8.4 ($50) - MacGourmet allows cooks to create and edit recipes, make wine and cooking notes, and post them on the web. It also includes functions for import recipes from the web and building cookbooks from a users recipes with support for images, chapters, and text pages. The v4.0.6 update has fixed a few specific crashes that were caused when syncing data to and from the sync server. New sidebar icons have also been added and the Retina display icons have been updated. [Download - 77.7MB]

HoudahSpot 3.8.4 ($30) - HoudahSpot allows users to create detailed queries to pinpoint the exact file they are searching for. Favorite queries can be saved for later access, and templates can be set up for frequently performed searches. In v3.8.4 users can configure the default search document by saving the current search as preferred template. The HoudahSpot tray has also received various performance improvements, and numerous minor bugs have been fixed. [Download - 3.4MB]

Movist 1.3.4 ($5) - Movist is a media player based on QuickTime and FFmpeg. An unexpected quit that occurred while restoring windows on OS X 10.9 launch has been resolved with this release. Several other bugs, including incorrect subtitle file recognition in Navigation and and shortcut collision, have also been fixed. [Download - 8.2MB]

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