Ergonis Software has released a new beta of the soon to be released PopChar 3 — version 3.0b5 can be downloaded from the
beta Web site. PopChar is a tool for inserting special characters into the text of any application. Among the 25 new features in version 3 are Universal Binary support, quick search for special characters, more flexible user interface, optimized character selection and optimized font selection. PopChar X 3.0 requires Mac OS X 10.3.9 or newer, although the company recommends Mac OS X 10.4. PopChar can be purchased for $29.99 — users who purchase during the beta period will receive a free update to version 3 when it’s released.