updated 11:00 am EST, Thu December 9, 2004
DragThing 5.5 released
TLA Systems today released , an update to its popular alternative dock application for Mac OS X. It brings full support for spring-loaded folders, new slick visual effects when switching between layers (fades, zooms, spins, and wipes), a restricted "Classroom Mode" designed for using DragThing in a lab, background-only operation (and an option to hide the dock icon), storage of editable text clippings, permanent Process Dock items, and more. It is a free upgrade for registered users of DragThing 5. An upgrade for registered users of DragThing 2 or 4 costs $12, individual licences cost $30, and five and ten packs are available for $100 and $150 respectively. DragThing 5 requires Mac OS X 10.2 or later.