updated 09:10 am EST, Thu February 27, 2003
- metaobject today released version 4.0 of its PDF compression tool for Mac OS X, ]
- MAKI Enterprise has updated its email client software. Magellan Pro 1.4.3 improves attachment handling, has better message handling (especially RFC822 /multipart messages), and has support for an additonal mailto scheme. The multilingual email client offers automated reply functions based on message content, auto forwarding functions, a mail database, and content analysis for filtering spam. It is $80, while upgrades from Magellan are $30. [Classic, OSX]
- Exhibit 1.5, an update to Melonsoft's premier photo gallery creation tool with custom HTML templates, includes many performance enhancements, as well as custom thumbnail sizes and a more stable "None" template option. It is $15 shareware and runs on Mac OS 9/X. [Classic, OSX]
- Bruno Blondeau's iPasteboard is a new Mac OS X application that lets you create an unlimited number of clipboards, which are "easily accessible from a clean and efficient user interface." It offers built-in preview of clipboard content, a keyboard shortcut for clipboard access, Mac OS X Service support, a dock men, and a toolbar. A demo of the $15 shareware is available. [382KB]
- appMac software has released wKiosk browser 2.0 ($150), its full-screen web browser for internet/intranet kiosks with functions to disable ForceQuit and disable downloads as well as other access control functions. It can optionally integrate with wKiosk Server to control users and limit time access. wDesk browser 1.0 ($60) is desktop version with central adminstrative controls for business environments, while wKids browser 1.0 ($30) has an interface designed for children (offering parental access controls). The products are based on Netscape's Gecko rendering engine. [WK, WD, OSX]
- Readers report the release of QuickTime Broadcaster 1.01, although Apple has not specified any changes. Apple's live encoding software lets users produce professional-quality live events for online delivery; it supports FireWire capture from most FireWire-equipped sources, including DV cameras, some webcams, and DV converter boxes.