Several Mac OS X compliant shareware products and updates were released over the weekend, according to
MacTech magazine .
IconCleaner 1.1, a maintenance update for the utility that allows you to delete files’ and folders’ custom icons, fixes some bugs under Mac OS X and improves the interface under the new operating system. It lets you clean more items at once, as well.
IconCleaner, you just drag a folder over the application’s window and it will erase all custom icons inside that folder. You can choose to delete only document or folder icons. You can download IconCleaner from the product Web site.
There’s new build of
NewsWatcher-X, a free Carbonized version of John Norstad’s NewsWatcher application, available from Electric Fish. With the latest version, native helper applications can be chosen and text can be copied. NewsWatcher-X can be downloaded from the Electric Fish Web site.
Channel 8 Software has updated
iOrganizer, its organizational application for the traditional Mac operating system and Mac OS X. New to the app are contact icons to personalize contacts in the address book.
iOrganizer, which costs US$25, includes an address book, a bookmark list, an event calendar and a download list. It can import contacts, bookmarks, events and download addresses from a variety of formats; search, sort, save and print lists; quickly and easily send e-mail to contacts; open your favorite websites in your web browser; remind you of important events; and download files from FTP or HTTP servers. It’s available now from Channel 8 Software.
Optigold ISP 2.8.8 is now out. The latest version of the cross-platform business software package to run all aspects of an Internet service provider (from billing to server management) adds more company e-mail manager/trouble ticking system refinements, a new server event system, a few new tech support Web interface functions, barcoding on LaserSubstrate invoices (return stub and postnet), and some more tweaks.
Shareware developer Angelo Scicolone has updated
ClipWorks, his clipboard management utility, to 2.0.1, fixing a bug that caused Apple and Application menus to appear in German on non-German systems under Mac OS X. Also, ClipWorks now remembers print settings.
ClipWorks is designed to let you quickly edit the content of the clipboard, either text or graphics. You can modify the clipboard before pasting its contents. It also has features for cleaning text, such as removing forwarding characters or fixing spaces and can apply filters to images like blur, pixelize, noise, tint and more. You can export text in SimpleText styled format and images either in PICT or JPEG format.
In fact, Scicolone has really been busy. He’s also released the second Preview Release of
PrefsOverload 3.5. The package contains two different versions of the application: a FAT binary one for use with 68k and PowerMacs running Mac OS 7.6.1 to 9.2.2 and a Carbon version for Mac OS X 10.0 or higher.
PrefsOverload is a tool for managing the Preferences Folder, which contains your various “Preference Files,” the files in which applications store their settings and other info. Version 3.5PR2 adds several improvements and new features to the previous preview release, such as the ability to exclude .plist files, Apple Preferences and non-preference files from the unnecessary files and more.