Web Snapper, Dropbox, Pacifist

updated 10:07 am EDT, Wed March 19, 2014 | Posted in Apps

Web Snapper 3.3.3 ($15) - Web Snapper allows users to capture screenshots of entire webpages. Web links can be added to the software through drag and drop functionality, or through a toolbar button in Safari. Pages can then be saved as an image, a vector-based file, or a multi-page PDF. The latest release features a new Google Chrome extension, as well as improved responsive themes and various bug fixes. [Download - 15.7MB]

Dropbox 2.6.20 (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. An occasional crash that could occur after the app restarts has been resolved with this update. [Download - 35.3MB]

Pacifist 3.2.7 ($20) - Pacifist allows users to extract or install individual files from installer packages, disk images, and archives. The v3.2.7 update fixes a crash that could happen when opening packages. [Download - 19.8MB]

Thunderbird 24.4 (free) - Thunderbird is an open source e-mail and news client that can be personalized with various skins and add-ons. A number of security fixes are included with this update, as well as several other fixes that should improve the handling of BCC when replying to messages. [Download - 46.6MB]

Arq 4.1 ($40) - Arq is a backup utility that will make incremental backups to an online storage account. The software keeps hourly backups for the past 24 hours, daily backups for the past month, and weekly backups for everything older than a month. Version 4.1 adds "Change Credentials” and “Create Restricted IAM User” buttons to the edit-target window. Various bugs, including an issue that prevented the backup window feature from working, have also been addressed. [Download - 15.4MB]

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