updated 12:05 pm EDT, Mon June 14, 2004
X3DToolKit, FinLease, ...
- , the successor to VRML for real-time 3D communication over distributed networks. The X3D scene graph can be translated in two useful views: an OpenGL representation and a topological winged-edge based data structure.
- FinLease 1.5 ($45) is an advanced lease calculator that enables you to set up and calculate complex leases. The update adds many new options so that almost any lease situation can be covered. Other features include six day count conventions, grouped step payments and seasonal payments. [1.3MB]
- Spec Cubed is an InDesign plugin that visually annotates InDesign documents and Slug Cubed improves workflow tracking by maintaining accurate, up-to-date slugs and improves productivity by eliminating tedious and error prone manual slug maintenance. The plugins ($200) each support InDesign CS/2.0.
- RapidWeaver 2.2 ($30) is a web design package that allows users to "choose and create navigation bars and buttons from drop down menus then customize as required" to generate a fully functional website with a single-click. Version 2.2 adds support for drag & drop of images, text (CSS) menu, styled text, and framed websites as well as adds 4 new CSS themes, Flash support, etc. [2.2MB]
- The Bluetooth To Internet Utility 2.1 (donationware) allows you to "share an Internet connection from one Mac to up to 7 other Macs or Palm devices that have Bluetooth hardware. You can run network programs, play games, or anything you can do with a wired connecton." Version 2.1 adds extra startup scripts, fixes a few bugs, and has other enhancements. [1.0MB]
- A free Nikon Scan 4.0.2 updater offers improved detection of the image frame area when using the SA-21 strip-film or SA-30 roll-film adapters and also fixes a problem which could cause the computer to freeze when inserting or removing a film holder from the Super CoolScan 9000 ED. [3.3MB]
- iKeeper 2.0.5 ($20) adds a new global sort preference with options for date and internet site or product name to the utility for storing/organizing product and internet information. It also enables double clicking in list view to bring up record detail view, fixes, and more. [1.0MB]