Quacks like a … file
In this week’s Mac app roundup, you’ll find a duck that likes to move your data around, a phone that doesn’t need dusting, and a tower that knows what happened to all your files.
Developer David Kocher’s $24 Cyberduck is a Swiss Army knife of utilities for transferring your files over the Internet.
The app supports a wide range of cloud services, including Microsoft’s Azure, Amazon’s S3, and, of course, your own private file server.
The app supports both audio and video, is compatible with most popular codecs—some of which are available as in-app purchases—and provides a full AppleScript dictionary that can be used to manage both incoming and outgoing calls.
Xelaton Software’s $8 Note-C is an easy-to-use app for collecting your all your notes in one place.
The program supports the creation of multiple notebooks and the categorization of entries in arbitrary groups. It’s compatible with a wide range of markup technologies like Markdown and Textile, and can export your data in a variety of formats.
Glam Software’s $8 Outlinely helps you create complex nested lists for your every need.
Perfect for a personal to-do list or an event checklist, the app supports rich text, multiple indentation levels, and even tagging.
Fournova’s $59 Tower 2 is a powerful front-end interface to the popular Git version control system.
The app supports all of Git’s functionality, and offers a great visual approach to managing your repositories.
The app supports multiple input sources and provides a number of built-in filters that work alongside the app’s visual waveform representation to give you a powerful editing environment.
Wizard Pro 1.4.8
Developer Evan Miller’s $200 Wizard Pro is a high-end statistical analysis tool that helps you make sense of large amounts of data.
The app supports collecting and manipulating data from a variety of sources, can create useful charts from it, and is even capable of producing answers to complex statistical questions in plain English.
Bits and bytes
Sonic Ladder’s $45 Riffstation (Mac App Store link) is designed to help guitar players make some noise and practice their favorite songs. It supports chord detection, tempo manipulation, and pitch shift.