The Week in Mac Apps: Day Planner is more than your average calendar

This week’s roundup of new Mac Apps brings us a handy planning app, plus more Touch Bar-friendly picks for your new MacBook Pro.

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New Mac apps of the week

This week’s roundup of new Mac Apps brings us a handy planning app, plus more Touch Bar-friendly picks for your new MacBook Pro. Read on!


Boom 2: The Best Audio Enhancement App 1.5.1

Global Delight’s $11 Boom 2 (Mac App Store Link) improves your sound experience by optimizing all your video and audio files specifically for your Mac’s speakers.

The app knows what kind of audio hardware you have, and self-calibrates your audio to account for shape, size, and location of your speakers. Boom 2 also integrates with third-party media players and can be remotely controlled from your iPhone and iPad with its companion app for iOS.


Coda 2

With full support for the new MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar, Panic’s $99 Coda 2 gives web developers everything they need to get their projects done. Coda 2 is a sophisticated text editor that provides syntax highlighting to check your code, automatic tag closing, code folding, and many more useful features to help your with your project. It also connects to your remote servers to upload and modify files, comes with a terminal and a MySQL editor, and features a built-in WebKit preview window for extra convenience.


Day Planner 1.0

Keep your day organized with InspiringLife’s $3 Day Planner (Mac App Store Link), which has handy reminders for all your appointments and meetings.

The app sports a colorful interface where you can quickly identify all your upcoming events and stay on top of your important tasks. From your contacts to your grocery list, Day Planner makes it easier to manage your busy day—including giving you a way to express your mood using one of five different themes.


Haskell — Functional Programming Lab 1.3.1

Manuel Chakravarty’s $25 Haskell (Mac App Store Link) provides a  cording dedicated environment for Haskell users.

The app sports an organizer for quick reference, a convenient code editor, and a playground to test your ongoing work. With Haskell, you can also generate animations and preview websites by taking advantage of a vast array of libraries and resources.


Icecream Screen Recorder PRO 1.0.8

Raberles Investments’ $15 Icecream Screen Recorder (Mac App Store Link) is an intuitive screen recorder that can capture a video recording of your screen.

Icecream also provides a selection of editing tools, including the addition of graphics and text, and can record from your Mac’s camera at the same time as the screen—a perfect feature for video tutorials and presentations.


NeoFinder 7

Keep your Mac organized with Norber Doermer’s $40 NeoFinder 7, a set of sorting tools that let you quickly find and preview all your files and folders.

After scanning all your hard drive and external disks, the app generates thumbnails for your photos and movies, displays all the metadata associated with music files, and makes finding documents a breeze.


PDF Converter 6

Nuance’s $100 PDF Converter 6 lets you create, view, and manipulate PDF documents. The app can convert all kinds of source materials—from websites to Word documents—to PDFs that preserve all original layout and contents, including hyperlinks and images. It can also digitally sign and password-protect your information for maximum security and data integrity.


Touch Bar Piano

Hone your music skills with Usire’s Touch Bar Piano and its lifelike digital music keyboard that you can play right on your MacBook Pro.

With more than 100 instruments to choose from, the app turns your Touch Bar into a full-fledged keyboard that you can play with your fingers. Why? Because you can!


Ulysses 2.7

The latest update to Soulmen’s $45 popular Ulysses (Mac App Store Link) introduces enhancements designed to make your writing experience even better.

The word processor now integrates with the MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar, and allows you to work with files from Evernote, TextBundle, and TextPack using its great editing tools to make your documents stand out.

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