updated 09:00 am EDT, Tue May 18, 2004
Apps: Apple, Camino...
- Apple Pro Application Support 2.0 (via Software Update) provides various undocumented improvements to Apple's pro applications and is required in order to access future upgrades of Final Cut Pro HD, Cinema Tools, Compressor, LiveType, Soundtrack, and DVD Studio Pro.
- Mozilla 1.7rc2 (free) is the latest version of the Web browser. A list of detailed changed and known issues with this version can be found here.
- VueScan 8.0.1 ($60-$80) corrects a handful of bugs with the recently released versatile scanning software. Among the problems resolved are: printing issues, startup problems with Mac OS X 10.2, and focus issues with the Minolta Dual Scan II.
- OfficeRestore 1.0 ($25), from SubRosaSoft, is a utility for recovering Excel and Word documents that have been accidentally deleted. Files can also be recovered from failing disks.
- Brushes Collection for Photoshop ($30), from Abneil Software, includes nearly 9,000 royalty-free brushes for Adobe Photoshop (7, 8, CS, and Elements 1, 2). The update includes new gel pens, permanent markers, pens, scratchy brushes and many other brush effects.