Movies by Flixster, Path, TextExpander

updated 11:15 am EDT, Wed April 23, 2014 | Posted in iPhone Apps

Movies by Flixster 6.11.1 (free) - Movies provides users with reviews, trailers, and showtimes for all of the movies currently in theaters. Users can also find information on upcoming movies and titles recently released on DVD. A number of reported bugs have been addressed with this update. [Download - 21.8MB]

Path 3.4.3 (free) - Path is a social network where users can share various aspects of their day-to-day life. Support is included for capturing thoughts, photos, videos, places, music, movies, books, and even sleep. Version 3.4.3 includes a number of bug fixes and will be the last release that support iOS 6. [Download - 30.2MB]

TextExpander 2.5.1 ($5) - TextExpander allows users to create a library of abbreviation shortcuts for frequently used snippets of text. These snippets can then be used to quickly type text in more than 150 apps that include TextExpander support, such as OmniFocus, Things, and WriteRoom. A problem where plain text snippets could change to form mated text inadvertently has been fixed in this release. [Download - 2.4MB]

Pinnacle Studio 5.0.1 ($13) - Pinnacle Studio allows iPad users to edit film footage directly on their mobile device. Clips can be arranged on a storyboard, while built-in transitions, effects, and audio can be used to enhance footage. Various bugs have been fixed in the v5.0.1 update. [Download - 66.6MB]

Image Blender 2.2.2 ($3) - Image Blender is a tool for combining images with masks and different blend modes. Within the app users can specify exactly where images should be blended, and personalized filters with overlays can be saved for later use. Version 2.2.2 fixes issues with saving just a masked foreground. A problem where masks would not be cleared has also been resolved. [Download - 8MB]

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