Don't-Miss Software Stories

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Suitcase Fusion 7 review: Font manager now with cloud access and plug-in for Adobe After Effects 2015

An important upgrade for current Suitcase Fusion users.

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FotoMagico 5 review: More impressive than pulling rabbits out of a magic hat

FotoMagico 5 makes it easy to create gorgeous slideshows on the Mac, complete with photos, videos, music, and text using pre-built stories or ready-made story parts.

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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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FileMaker 15 review: Evolutionary release with a new licensing program

Coming soon to an Android screen near you.

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Jottit review: Combines notes and tasks into an intriguing concept, but it could be a better multitasker

iOS app need some fine-tuning, but is on the right track.

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Air Social Keyboard review: A #jackofalltrades for social networking

Saves countless hours typing @ and #, but the actual keyboard itself could use further refinement.

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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.

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Vivaldi 1.0 review: Browser offers innovative ideas, some more polished than others

New browser adds clever new design elements but might take a toll on your CPU.

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Speedify review: Faster, more reliable internet for your iOS devices

Speedify combines available cellular and Wi-Fi connections, seamlessly providing faster, more reliable internet speeds from any iOS app.

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TV Maps review: Use the Apple TV to surf the world from your couch

A simple app lets you see Apple Maps street and satellite views, view directions, and has a nifty screensaver-like flyover.

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Typing shortcut utilities: 6 alternatives to TextExpander

If TextExpander’s subscription service rubs you the wrong way, you have several options that you can buy—and one that’s free.

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Prose. 3.0.2 review: Safe haven for writers, far from maddening social media crowd

Prose. delivers a social platform for the creation and consumption of literature in a completely censorship-free environment.