J.R. BookwalterContributor, Macworld

J. R. is a recovering filmmaker whose writing has appeared in Mac|Life and TechRadar.

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Adobe After Effects CC (2015.3) review: This one’s all about performance

This year’s update offers little in terms of new features for the visual effects app, you’ll feel the changes every time you use it.

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Adobe Premiere Pro CC (2015.4) review: Proxies make 4K editing more accessible

Video editor delivers a winning combination of performance enhancements and awesome new proxy workflow.

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CloudMounter review: Less than perfect cloud storage on your desktop

System utility that allows FTP, SFTP or WebDAV servers and popular cloud services to mount as local drives on the Mac.

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BusyCal 3 review: The better Mac calendar experience, now on iOS

A flexible third-party calendar app for macOS and iOS that works with all leading cloud services.

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Picture Keeper Connect review: Simple photo backup for the entire family

A dual Lightning and USB thumb drive with mobile and desktop apps that make it easy to back up precious photos, videos, and contacts.

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iTranslate 10 review: Offline and voice conversation, but only for paid subscribers

iOS app offers offline, voice conversation, and website translation.

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Razer Mechanical Keyboard Case review: Luxurious keys for iPad Pro

Durable and detachable, this backlit keyboard offers a desktop-class typing experience.

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Folx 5 review: How I learned to stop worrying and love this Mac download manager

If you frequently download from the internet, this app can help you manage the download tasks and the data your receive.

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Paragon Hard Disk Manager review: Total control of your Mac’s storage devices

For when you need more than what Disk Utility offers.

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StepsApp review: A gorgeous way to visualize Apple Health data

A visually rich pedometer and step counting app with support for Apple Health, Today widget, and Apple Watch.

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Art Text 3 review: Bend 3D text to your will with this slick Mac design app

An affordable alternative to Adobe Illustrator for manipulating text.

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Drift Compass review: Inexpensive, wearable camera for everyday life underwhelms

This camera's attempt to be inconspicuous is marred by usability and image quality issues.

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Daylife review: Slick Mac journal software isolated from a connected world

Daylife has a great look and feel, but is quite limited in its present form.

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Capto review: A bigger, better Mac screen capture utility

Mac utility expands on the abilities of the former Voila with a more robust set of tools for capturing screen or websites and recording Mac or iOS screens.

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VideoTweet review: Sharing Mac videos on Twitter just got a whole lot easier

Takes the drudgery out of sharing QuickTime videos on Twitter.