HoudahSpot, Default Folder X, FotoMagico

updated 11:30 am EDT, Thu March 13, 2014 | Posted in Apps

HoudahSpot 3.8.6 ($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. A crash that occurred after saving a search as a template has been fixed with this update. [Download - 3.7MB]

Default Folder X 4.6.4 ($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. In v4.6.4 the initial folder in a file dialog is now set more intelligently in many applications. A problem that could result in file dialogs in Carbon applications switching away from a folder after Default Folder X switched to it has also been fixed. [Download - 11.6MB]

FotoMagico 4.4.4 ($100) - FotoMagico is a tool for creating slideshows with personal photos and music in only a few mouse clicks. The software includes a variety of transitions, such as panning, zooming, and scaling. Version 4.4.4 now properly includes chapter information when exporting slideshows, while the Custom Video export feature has gained new options under OS X Mavericks. A bug where thumbnails for Lightroom 5 libraries were occasionally missing has also been resolved. [Download - 114.5MB]

Path Finder 6.5.3 ($40) - Path Finder is a file management utility that offers an interface similar to Finder, but adds extra features, including a dual pane file browser, and tab management. A hot-fix that resolves a scrolling issue introduced in v6.5.1 is included in this update, along with fixes for several other minor bugs. [Download - 26.5MB]

VOX 2.0.1 (free) - VOX is a music-playback application that offers support for a wide range of audio formats. Version 2.0.2 changes the mini-player mode when artwork is shown and includes manual artwork management for iTunes albums. Memory leaks for tracks with bad artwork have also been patched, along with a bug that cashed a crash when ejecting an external device. [Download - 10.8MB]

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