Nov 04, 2015 - Maintain has announced Cocktail 9.1 (El Capitan Edition), the latest maintenance update for users running OS X El Capitan 10.11. Cocktail is a general purpose utility for OS X that lets users clean, repair and optimize their Macs. This version adds ability to repair disk permissions and ability to reset home directory ACLs. It also contains new "Force Empty Trash" (with ability to securely empty the Trash) Automator action and resolves a number of other issues discovered in the previous release.
Nov 02, 2015 - Ergonis Software today released PopChar X 7.3, an improved version of the company's award-winning tool for finding and inserting special characters and exploring fonts. With PopChar, thousands of special characters are only a few clicks away. PopChar X 7.3 allows to select skin tone variants of all applicable symbols of the Apple Color Emoji font. It improves the organisation of Unicode blocks and fixes a few user-reported issues and improves compatibility with El Capitan.
Oct 23, 2015 - Maintain today announces Cocktail 9.0.3 (El Capitan Edition), the latest maintenance update for users running OS X El Capitan 10.11. Cocktail is a general purpose utility for OS X that lets users clean, repair and optimize their Macs. This version adds compatibility with OS X 10.11.1 and the latest versions of supported web browsers. It also addresses an issue in which Cocktail may fail to retrieve update information and contains other bug fixes.
Oct 21, 2015 - publicspace.net announces the immediate availability of the 10th generation of their batch file renaming solution for Mac OS X. A Better Finder Rename has long been the leading file, photo, video and music renaming utility on the Mac. The app is a sophisticated tool that caters for the full range of file renaming tasks encountered by the creative professional. Version 10 adds improved preview, change highlighting, a new look and a sophisticated multi-step renaming interface.
Oct 21, 2015 - Twocanoes Software today announced the release of Boot Runner 2.3 with support for OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Boot Runner is the go-to startup solution for dual-boot Macs in classrooms, labs and enterprise workspace. Boot Runner makes it easy to manage startup of dual-boot Macs to assist users in selecting an operating system and for automating startup to ensure critical Windows security patches get installed at a specified time. Boot Runner 2.3 is a free update for Boot Runner 2 customers.
Oct 21, 2015 - Auckland based MacDaddy today announces Install Disk Creator 1.0, their new installer disk utility for Mac OS X. Install Disk Creator simplifies the process of creating a bootable OS X installer from Apple's Mac App Store installation files. Formerly only accomplished via the entry of arcane commands into the Terminal app, Install Disk Creator makes the process of creating a bootable Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan install disk simple enough for any experience level user to perform.
Oct 14, 2015 - Maintain has announced Cocktail 9.0.2 (El Capitan Edition), the latest maintenance update for users running OS X El Capitan 10.11. Cocktail is a general purpose utility for OS X that lets users clean, repair and optimize their Macs. This version addresses some compatibility issues with System Integrity Protection and contains overall performance improvements. The update is highly recommended for all users of Cocktail (El Capitan Edition).
Oct 08, 2015 - BinaryFruit today announces the immediate availability of DriveDx 1.4.1, its latest solution for SSD and HDD health diagnostics and monitoring. The most important new feature is support of external USB/FireWire drive S.M.A.R.T. diagnostic on OS X El Capitan. DriveDx 1.4.1, most likely, is the first app on the market that has this feature. Because DriveDx tracks more indicators of impending failure than any other product on the market, users will get advanced warning before their drives fail.
Oct 08, 2015 - St. Clair Software delivers an update today for App Tamer, its Macintosh utility that manages applications to deliver more efficient CPU usage, increased battery life and quieter operation. App Tamer's unique AutoStop capability automatically slows down or pauses applications when you switch away from them, and then restarts them when you click back to them. This version delivers compatibility with El Capitan and improves support for a number of applications.