updated 08:55 am EDT, Thu April 27, 2006
LaunchBar 4.1 released
Objective Development today released LaunchBar 4.1, an update to the company's popular, award winning search/productivity utility. The final version introduces a new Scripts indexing rule along with a comprehensive set of built in utility scripts such as Sleep, Shut Down, Append Text, Calculate (performs numeric calculations), Volume control (Mute, Mute Off, Maximum Volume, etc.), iTunes playback control (Play, Pause, Next Song, Previous Song, etc.), Entourage control scripts (Address Book View, Calendar View, etc.), and more. Version 4.1 nearly doubles search performance, offers an improved contextual menu, supports color labels, vastly improves iTunes support, improves Address Book support, and features new "Search in Spotlight" and "Look Up in Dictionary" functionality. A business license is $40, a home license is $20, while a Family License is $30. The Universal application requires Mac OS X 10.2 or later.