has updated two components of Stone Studio, its suite of Mac OS X applications, to make them compatible with Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther), which is due for release this week.
The Stone Studio update includes new versions of Create — the illustration, page layout and Web authoring application — and PStill, a tool that converts PostScript to PDF, combines files, shrinks PDF and more. Create 11.2.1 and PStill 3.1 can be bought individually (for US$149 and $69, respectively) or purchased as part of the $299 Stone Studio.
Also, the company has released a free plug-in for iPhoto 2.0 that simplifies the process of exporting iPhoto images to PhotoToWeb, Stone Design’s application for managing digital photographs and producing Web sites from albums of images. The plug-in can be downloaded from the company’s Web site.