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Priime Styles review: Pro photo presets jump from iPhone to Mac, minus editing

Delivers 101 professional-looking photo filters via a standalone app or extension support for Photos and Lightroom.

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Mail Archiver X 4 review: Versatile Mac email utility is poky but indispensable

Archive messages from major email clients or IMAP servers into a searchable database complete with attachments, headers, and more.

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Gemini 2 review: First line of defense against duplicate files on your Mac

Identifies duplicate folders, pictures, applications, music files, documents, and videos on your Mac and helps free up space by eliminating them safely.

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Parallels Access 3.1 review: Remote access on steroids, now for iPad Pro

With support for the latest iOS hardware and the Apple Pencil, Parallels Access 3.1 continues to be the absolute best way to use desktop applications from a mobile device.

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QuarkXPress 2016 review: New features help your documents look their best

Converting PDF, EPS, Adobe Illustrator, and Microsoft Office items to native QuarkXPress items highlights this fast, stable upgrade.


Alien Skin Exposure X review: Film emulation app offers new organizing tools

Historical photo presets join a swift, lightweight organizer to create unique film looks and special effects.

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DeskConnect 1.2 review: File transfer app rises from the digital scrapheap better than ever

First update in more than two years brings a much-needed feature and interface refresh.

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PDFpen 8 and PDFpen Pro 8 review: Corporate-grade PDF handling at a small-business price

A revision to PDFpen and PDFpen Pro adds digital signature support, audio annotation, measuring tools, and offline Word export.

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FotoFuse review: Full-featured Mac photo collage maker limited by OS X sharing

FotoFuse makes it simple and fun to combine multiple photos into a single collage, ready to be shared with family and friends.

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MacScan 3 review: Easy-to-use software stomps out malware, tracking cookies

A one-stop shop to tackle the ever-increasing threat of malware on OS X.

Which Mac should I buy?

Which Mac should you buy?

Trying to decide which Mac to buy? Our guide has the lowdown on every Mac that Apple has to offer. Find out which Mac is best for you.

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MacBook 2016 review: Ultraportable laptop satisfies with speed gains

It's not a desktop Mac replacement. The MacBook is ideal for on-the-go use.

2016 MacBook review: Portable performance

For a lot of people, the MacBook is the ideal laptop. It’s light, small, easy to carry, and offers good performance for productivity software.

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TextExpander 6 review: A snippets subscription service that’s priced too high

TextExpander moves from paid apps to a subscription ecosystem with identical apps and an immature Web interface.

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Red Giant Shooter Suite 13 review: Post-production audio sync and much more

Combines an impressive automatic sync tool and essential post-production prep tools for media backup in the field with a pair of conversion plug-ins thrown in for good measure.