Holiday puzzles, activity planning, and time-saving utilities
This week’s roundup of new Mac apps brings you a little holiday cheer, a way to keep your burgeoning digital comic library in check, and a couple tools to bring order into the chaos of your daily life.
The app supports common file formats like CBR, CBZ, and PDF, can automatically detect information like issue numbers and release date from covers, and makes reading your comics a breeze with a simple user interface.
eXtra Voice Recorder: record, edit, take notes, and sync with Dropbox (Perfect for lectures or meetings) 3.0
Holiday Jigsaw. Christmas 2 1.0
'Tis the season to… keep yourself entertained with Floor’s $5 Holiday Jigsaw, a collection of hundreds of Yuletide-themed jigsaw puzzles.
The app keeps track of which puzzles you have solved (or are still working on), and even lets you choose their difficulty by tweaking the number of pieces in which each picture is broken.
The app uses the popular Kanban model to help you quickly sort out your tasks and carry them out without the need for long planning sessions—and with all the flexibility to change things around if your priority shifts suddenly.
Mynigma - Safe email made simple 2.09.17
The app supports industry-standard cyphers, and, at least according to its developers, makes exchanging private messages easy by simplifying many of the steps involved in setting up a secure communication channel between you and your recipients.
The app is designed with ease-of-use in mind, and, best of all, is free—although some functionality, including support for Evernote and Dropbox, requires in-app purchases.
Topaz Impression 1.1.1
The app supports a number of filters designed to imitate a number of drawing techniques, and allows you to further customize its output by picking your favorites among dozens of surface textures, brush styles, and color effects.