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Briefly: App Conductor HD, Raskin v1.5 released

updated 01:40 pm EDT, Thu June 16, 2011

Raskin update released

A simplified version of m3me's Remote Conductor for iPad has been launched in the App Store, while Raskin Software has outed the latest version of its self-titled Finder alternative

A simplified version of m3me's productivity app, Remote Conductor for iPad, has been released. The new software, dubbed App Conductor HD, retains all of the application management functions, but foregoes the trackpad, keyboard, and full application launcher. With the help of a free desktop application, App Conductor HD wirelessly connects to a computer and acts as a control center for managing desktop applications and windows. All of a users dock items are displayed across the bottom of the iPad's screen, while application windows are organized into a scrollable grid. App Conductor HD can be purchased from the App Store for $3.

Raskin updated with iOS like gesture navigation

Raskin Software has released an updated version of its self-titled Finder alternative for the Mac. The software offers a "zoomable" interface that places all of a uses information on a single surface. This surface can then be moved around and arranged based on the user's needs. The v1.5 update brings new zoom and pan gesture navigation, along with a Light Table View for ad hoc presentations. Focus and shortcut menus have also been added to improve the overall navigation experience, while additional personalization options have been included in the preferences. Raskin can be downloaded through the Mac App Store for $49.

by MacNN Staff



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