updated 08:47 pm EDT, Sun June 15, 2014
PageMeUp layout editor released for OS X
Softobe announced its release of PageMeUp 1.0b, a layout editor for OS X. Allowing users to quickly lay out text and images for magazine or web projects, PageMeUp provides the options of page format, color profiles, margins, bleed, custom guides and more. Images and text can be dragged, imported or pasted onto the PageMeUp document. The software's assistant component helps the user align page elements, and format text and images as desired. Priced at $25, PageMeUp 1.0b requires OS X 10.8 or later.
Divergent Media launches EditReady for OS X
Divergent Media had introduced EditReady, a new professional video transcoding app for OS X. Designed to simplify and accelerate media workflows, EditReady allows users to extract value from legacy source footage, from cell phones and GoPros to dSLRs and Alexa. Featuring the ability to accelerate decode and OpenCL, EditReady claims to be 10 times faster than competing transcoders. Its metadata editor lets users view and edit all that is associated with a video file, and clean up batches of files, rename clips for edit or add custom data fields. Multiple batches can be converted with pre-made presets to create efficient workflows. Priced at $50, EditReady can be purchased online.