Don't-Miss Software Stories
Here are Jeffery Battersby's must-have apps for his Working Mac toolkit.
New hooks into Google Photos expands cloud-based interoperability.
When you need more PDF editing tools than what Apple's Preview offers, PDF Expert 2 is a very capable alternative.
A straightforward, easy to use YouTube downloader that gets the job done on your Mac, but there are more capable utilities with better features.
TSheets has great timecard management and integrates with QuickBooks Online and Xero.
Monitors behind-the-scenes network activity and allows users to selectively block outgoing connections.
myHome Plus offers complete control over any HomeKit accessory from your iOS devices or Apple Watch, with optional in-app upgrades that add support for Nest or WeMo.
Dials Calendar presents each day’s events on a dial instead of a traditional list view, and syncs with popular cloud-based calendar services.
Add a professional touch to your photographs.
Free iPhone app crowd sources street photography to map neighborhoods block-by- block.
Parallels Desktop 12 adds 20 one-click utilities to its bag of tricks, along with improved performance for Windows virtual machines.
It does something Apple Maps can't do: Map out multiple destinations for a single trip.
Better font classification, web previews and updated plug-ins highlight this minor upgrade.
A suite of software tools for burning DVDs and managing digital media on the Mac, which includes Blu-ray discs, photo editing, and slideshow creation on the Pro version.
Reelgood makes it easy to find new movies to watch at the theater or a wide variety of streaming services, complete with push notifications.