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Pixa is an image organizer that combines a slick interface with smart tools.
With Illustrator CC, Adobe has embarked on a new strategy of improving existing features rather than focusing on new capabilities. That's not a bad thing.
InDesign CC boasts improved ePub features, better font menus, and performance enhancements, but offers few truly new features.
LibreOffice is a competitive alternative to Microsoft Office that is extensible, highly compatible, highly configurable, and free.
Snip away the unwanted parts of your PDFs with Briss. It's free, portable, and open-source.
New Retina-ready Photoshop CC sports conditional actions, new sharpening filters, and better image enlargements.
Forget paper, static graphics, or ad-hoc solutions -- with Briefs, prototyping iOS apps is as simple as building a slideshow, and as close to the real thing as you can come without calling in a developer.
Acorn 4 can't do everything that Photoshop can do. But Lex Friedman says that the image editor offers an impressive slew of new features and surprising ease of use, and it may well boot Photoshop from your Dock.
CrazyTalk7 Pro is a powerful character animation tool that's both fun to use and has practical application for professional producers seeking a creative animation option.
With Prizmo you use your iPhone camera, point and shoot camera, or DSLR to capture images of documents, and then the software uses optical character recognition (OCR) to turn the scans into editable text.
Pixel perfection is the objective of every app developer, but it is not always possible, or even desirable. PaintCode allows you to bring vector images right into your code, and provides a number of interesting features that could change the way you program.
If you sometimes need to create quick diagrams for work, Gliffy is a great tool to bookmark.
Aimed squarely at a technical crowd of developers and designers, Black Pixel's file-comparison app comes with great features and easy integration into existing workflows.