More than a week after Mac OS X v10.3 “Panther’s” release, third-party developers continue to update their software with Panther-related compatibility fixes. Here’s the latest roundup of such software.
Ilja A. Iwas updated
UnCoverIt to version 2.0.1. The new release fixes Panther compatibility and some minor glitches and adds a new “Auto Hide” feature. UnCoverIt is used to generate labels for various media types.
Hyperbolic Software updated Smart Trash to v1.0.6; the new version is Panther-compatible and optimized for the Power Mac G5. Smart Trash adds new features to the Mac OS X trash.
Pixelglow Software has updated
macstl to 0.1.5. The new version works with Panther and Xcode 1.0 and has fixes for gcc 3.1 and 3.3 compilers. It’s a C++ source library.
Old Jewel Software has released My Favorite Things v1.0.1. In addition to Panther support the new release eases the input of registration codes. It’s a launch utility that tracks apps, docs, folders, bookmarks and terminal commands.
Alexander Wilson Studios updated its AWS Guitar Tuner and Indie Toolbar software for Panther compatibility.
Xupport 2.0b2 gains Panther fixes and some new options. It’s a GUI to configure many hidden or hard-to-find Mac OS X options.
Recurring Dream has updated Meridian, its world clock, alarm clock, stopwatch and timer, with Panther support — look for version 1.1.0.
Softpress has released Freeway v3.5.11 — an updated version of their Web authoring tool. The software fixes all known issues with Jaguar, and also offers Swedish and Dutch language localizations. You can download the update for free or buy a CD for $15.
Marketcircle’s Daylite v1.5 gains over 50 new features and enhancements and is compatible with Mac OS X 10.3. It’s customer relations software for sales and business pros.
OpenOSX has updated its entire product line for Panther compatibility. For those using Apple’s X11, OpenOSX’s X11 Launch Items package will create OpenOSX application launch items for X11. For those not using X11, OpenOSX has created a Panther update for their OpenOSX Office, OpenOSX Grass (for versions prior to 5.0.2), OpenOSX Gimp (for versions prior to 1.2.4) and OpenOSX Xfree products.
Intelli Innovations Inc. has released
Barcode Producer v2.0.5, now with EPS-to-PDF support thanks to Panther and support for Adobe Creative Suite products.
Version 2.0.3 of
MacAstronomica, an astronomy application for beginner/amateur astronomers, is now available and Mac OS X 10.3 compatible.
Dog Park Software has released
EchoMac v1.12. It’s based on the echoLinux software and lets amateur radio operators access the Echolink software. The new version maintains station info via a preference, corrects a USB audio crashing bug while changing volume, and has been recompiled for Panther.
RedleX has released Mellel v1.6.8, a new version of their word processor that supports right-to-left languages. The new version gets the Panther treatment and also gains several new features.