June 3, 2010 in Utility (E)
[prMac.com] Vienna, Austria - CreativeBe today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of Rucksack 1.1, an update to its archive and file system tool. Designed by Apple Design Award Winner Dietmar Kerschner, Rucksack lets users open, create and convert archives, as well as split and combine files. The new version adds popularly requested features: opening multiple archives at once, deleting archives after opening them, and automatically showing output files in Finder.
The focus of this update is to make working with archives faster. The biggest change is that users can now open more than one archive at once by dragging the archives onto Rucksack's main window. Also new is the option to remove archives after opening them, either by moving them to the Trash or deleting them immediately. And there's now an option to automatically show output files in Finder when Rucksack has opened an archive.
Philipp Mayerhofer, Chief Operational Officer at CreativeBe, says Rucksack aims to make working with archives as easy and fast as possible, "Most archiving tools don't shield users from the technical complexities of working with archives. With Rucksack, they can simply drag and drop their files and let Rucksack do the hard work for them."
According to the COO the update covers the top items requested by users, "The best way to thank our users is to show them that we're listening to their needs".
* Smart drag and drop
* Encrypt and password-protect sensitive files
* Split and combine files
* Handles all popular archive formats including RAR, StuffIt, Zip, and 7zip
* Mac OS X Version 10.5 or higher
* Universal Binary for PowerPC and Intel
Pricing and Availability:
Rucksack 1.1 is $25 (USD), and available as a free download from the Rucksack website. It runs initially in a 14-day trial mode with all features active.
Located in Vienna, Austria, CreativeBe. is a software company founded in 2006 by a group of Mac enthusiasts. The CreativeBe team focuses exclusively on developing utility applications for Mac OS X designed to save valuable time while being enjoyable and easy to use.