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updated 07:15 am EDT, Mon May 24, 2004

EarthDesk, ChangeShortName

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  • EarthDesk 2.6 ($20) is a free update to the dynamic desktop map application. EarthDesk replaces your static desktop picture with one of 11 different animated, real-time rendered image of the Earth. It now supports random map views and improved help. [3.9MB]

  • ChangeShortName 1.0 (donationware) is a script and helper application that does the dirty work involved in changing the short name of a user's account in Mac OS X. It can also repair some problems that occurwhen a user has attempted to change their short username manually and done so incorrectly. [550KB]

  • aMSN 0.91 is a free alternative to MSN Messenger, offering support for Buddy pictures, custom smiley, alarms, skins, multi-language, and more. It adds sound support to Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar, integration with iTunes, a new "skin", interface improvements, scroll wheel support, custom nicknames, more preferences, etc. [4.5MB]

  • NetScrape 1.3 ($15) updates shareware that will find all the images on a given website, download them, and present thumbnail and full-sized views for you to browse. It adds more information about the images, a direct link to the website and more. [702KB]

  • CrushFTP 3.4 ($25) adds email events to be processed for all users, or a group of users, brings support for TLS/SSL support, offers an option to require encryption, improved email notifications, and more. CrushFTP is an FTP server will many advanced features. [Classic, OSX]

  • FileXaminer 2.2 ($10) updates the file/folder info utility; it allows you to modify file and folder attributes that the Finder cannot, such as type/creator info, UNIX permissions, and much more. [2.2MB]

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