has updated DragThing, the dock application for Mac OS X and earlier, to version 4.1 adding enhanced visuals with the ability to draw textures and pictures.
The update also offers Unicode and long filename support throughout the application. Plus, there are “significant performance improvements” on both Mac OS 9 and X, according to James Thomson of TLA.
DragThing 4.1 has added options to use icons in layer tabs and minimized docks; speed up DragThing’s startup time; quit at startup if there is another copy running; and search only local disks for missing items. Plus, you can set the same hot key for multiple items again.
“And there are many other improvements based on feedback from users since DragThing 4 was released in March,” Thomson told MacCentral.
DragThing is a Carbon application that runs natively on Mac OS X, and on Mac OS 8.6 and 9 with CarbonLib 1.1 or later installed. It’s
available to download now
in English, Japanese, German, French and Italian language versions. Version 4.1 is a free upgrade for existing registered users of DragThing 4, US$10 for registered users of previous versions and $25 for new users.