Where no flare has gone before
In this week’s Mac app roundup, you’ll find software destined to explore new worlds, fix your photos, help you build some forms, and even find out everything you could possibly ever want to know about your Mac.
In addition to numerous bug fixes and improvements, the latest release of the app adds a dozen or so new features, including support for multi-point gradients, full screen editing, and quick key shortcut combinations.
The new release of the popular app also addresses several performance problems, and improves interoperation with Microsoft’s Outlook.
iSplash 2 1.1
A picture is worth a thousand words—and color is what makes pictures special. T-bone’s $2 iSplash 2 (App Store Link) makes it easy to manipulate your picture’s color saturation and tones in order to bring out their natural beauty.
With support for a dozen or so different effects, this app is an inexpensive way to add a bit more life to otherwise dull pictures.
Launcher—a free app—supports a number of different options that make accessing your apps and documents easier, including the ability to write your own scripts that perform complex actions at the drop of a hat (or, as it were, of a key).
The latest update introduces improved compatibility with OS X Mavericks, numerous fixes, and a couple of new features that allow you to better interact, sort, and organize your meeting details.
Nulana’s $10 Shortcuts (App Store Link) aims at helping you create quick global shortcuts that can be used to access just about any function that your computer has to offer—from interacting with iTunes to opening your favorite documents.
Version 2.0 of the app introduces support for OS X Mavericks and Retina displays, in addition to improved compatibility with iTunes.