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Software Releases: Sun 15 Apr 2007 Sat 14 Apr 2007 Fri 13 Apr 2007 Thu 12 Apr 2007   MAT RSS

VersionTracker MacUpdate Softpedia Magpie Pro 2.2.1 lip sync & timing tool for animators
VersionTracker MacUpdate Softpedia LiteSpeed Web Server 3.0.1 high-performance web server software
VersionTracker Softpedia MacUpdate Risky Business SOS 2007.042.0 risk assessment & workplace safety monitor
VersionTracker Softpedia MacUpdate OnyX 1.7.9 maintenance, optimization & system personalization tool
VersionTracker MacUpdate Softpedia K-Conversion 1.2.0f DVD to MPEG-4/H.264 ripper/converter for iPod
VersionTracker MacUpdate Softpedia BackityMac 1.4.2 one-click backup, restore & burning
MacUpdate Softpedia Widget-to-Desktop 3.1.0 Run Dashboard widgets on your desktop. (Free) 18
MacUpdate Softpedia Sun Spotter 2.0.1 Grab the latest white-light image of the Sun. (Free)
VersionTracker MacUpdate Softpedia iTunes Playlist Changer 1.2.0 crossfade between any songs in your library 16
VersionTracker Softpedia MacUpdate The Manor 1.0.0 secure visual chat with Python development tools
VersionTracker Softpedia MacUpdate Shell Life 1.0.0 shell commands at your fingertips
VersionTracker PriceUpdater 8.7.0 wholesale to retail pricing & printing
VersionTracker Softpedia MacUpdate PassDB 1.0.0 password & account database
VersionTracker MacUpdate Softpedia InqScribe 2.0.1 annotate, transcribe, analyze & subtitle digital media files
VersionTracker MailWidget 2.06.0 new email notification when opening Dashboard 13
VersionTracker Softpedia Hyperwords 2.2.0 1-click searches, references, blogging for Firefox & Flock
VersionTracker MacUpdate Softpedia Boom Recorder 7.22.0 multi-track audio field recorder
VersionTracker Softpedia RapidBlog 1.1.0b8 blog plugin for RapidWeaver to add posts away from your Mac 12
VersionTracker MacUpdate Softpedia Library Books 2.5.0 track your borrowed library books
VersionTracker Softpedia ACSLogo 1.4.0d logo interpreter
MacUpdate VersionTracker Softpedia UNO 1.5.1 Modifies OS X windows to look more unified. (Free)
MacUpdate Softpedia Aether 1.0.0b2(45) Ham radio logging for OS X. (Shareware)
VersionTracker MacUpdate Softpedia Differences Examiner 2.0.0 compares text files & highlights differences
VersionTracker Aether 1.0b2 [45] amateur ham radio logging & rig control
MacUpdate VersionTracker Softpedia Stick 'Em Up 1.4.0 Desktop sticky notes application. (Free) 11
MacUpdate Sun Spotter 2.0.0 Grab the latest white-light image of the Sun. (Free) 10
MacUpdate VersionTracker Softpedia Singular 0.7.2 Find and remove duplicates files. (Shareware)
MacUpdate VersionTracker Softpedia SimpleDigitalLocomotive 0.3.0b1 Control model railways. (Demo)
MacUpdate VersionTracker Softpedia PreMinder 0.4.6 Exportable calendar. (Free)
MacUpdate VersionTracker Softpedia Pathway 1.0.0b Tracks your steps through Wikipedia. (Free)
MacUpdate VersionTracker Softpedia DVD Snap 1.1.0 Takes screenshots of movies on Apple DVD player. (Shareware)
MacUpdate Softpedia Fuse 0.8.0 Port of the Free Unix Spectrum Emulator. (Free) 9
MacUpdate Softpedia D2X-XL 1.9.176 OpenGL version of Descent 2 space shooter game. (Free)
MacUpdate VersionTracker Softpedia iPodDisk 2.0.0b1 Copy music off your iPod. (Free) 8
MacUpdate Softpedia iPhoto2Gmail 0.6.0 iPhoto plugin to easily send photos via Gmail. (Free)
MacUpdate Wraith2021 Desktop Screensaver 1.1.0 Turns screensavers into desktop backgrounds. (Free)
MacUpdate Softpedia Menu Utilities Collection 1.28.0 A compilation of menubar utilities. (Free)
MacUpdate Clonetool Hatchery 1.0.9 Disk imaging, system backup and restore utility. (Free)
Softpedia Quiz Press 1.71.0 The Quiz Press - Make tests and quizzes (web & print) 2
MacUpdate Softpedia phpMyAdmin 2.10.1rc1 MySQL administration via the web. (Free) 1
MacUpdate Softpedia Raw Photo Processor 3.4.6 RAW converter supports almost all digital RAW formats. (Free)
MacUpdate Softpedia Motion JWii 0.2.0 Convert most video files into Wii compatible video. (Free)
VersionTracker phpMyAdmin 2.10.1-rc1 admin MySQL over the web
VersionTracker MacUpdate Softpedia ScreenSteps 1.0.6 create lessons from screenshots, export to pdf & html
VersionTracker MacUpdate Softpedia Quiz Press 1.7.1 make tests & quizzes for web & print
VersionTracker MacUpdate Softpedia PhotoUpLink 1.1.1 send images, video directly from iPhoto to any server
VersionTracker MacUpdate Softpedia MailTags 2.0.0b10 attach metadata, due dates, projects, priority to email

News

When Software Attacks 2007-02-25 02:51:48
A lot of publicity has developed over the weekend about claims by the developer of Display Eater. First they said it might intentionally delete your home directory, then they said it wouldn't (also giving a date, 2/7/07, that doesn't coincide with any release version we have on record). MacUpdate seems to have gone as far as removing Display Eater from its listing. The truth is that while the Mac may not have a malware problem like Windows, it does get a fair amount of "questionable" software releases. We've been thinking for a while about adding a feature to the database that at least flags bad software. If you have any thoughts, pro or con, now would be a fine time to leave feedback.
Web Page With RSS Smarts 2007-02-17 23:43:07
One nice thing about RSS feeds is that they let you keep track of what you've seen already and what you haven't. Surprisingly few web sites allow you to do the same thing, and the ones that even come close usually require you to have an account of some kind. We instead got the idea into our heads that we could add that to our site with just a little bit of JavaScript and a cookie. So if you now look at the little hour markers to the right of the releases, you should see a soothing blue background behind the one that represents the last full hour of releases you saw. If that isn't obvious enough, please give feedback and we'll try to find a better way to indicate it.
How We Roll 2007-02-03 09:33:33
We've picked up a lot of new users over the years, so this might be a good time to explain how MAT is designed to work. Every 15 minutes, we check the feeds of a bunch of Mac software sites. If they haven't been modified we do nothing, but if they have we do a little processing of the data and add the announcements to our local database. At roughly the top of every hour we update the main page with a full 24 hours of Mac software releases and the RSS feed with the last 12 hours, and on weekdays we also update the main page around the half hour, too. What that all means is that while you might not be able to exercise fine control over the exact part of the hour when you read a feed or visit the site, there is really no reason to stop by more frequently than every 15 minutes. Then again, what do we know? If you happen to have a 10 Mac LAN and thought it would be useful to have MAT available on all of them, then we'll just be shutting up now. :-)
Dr. Aloha or: How I Learned to Stop Reloading and Love the MAT 2007-02-02 09:17:32
Did you know that January has 44,640 minutes in it (31 * 24 * 60)? Now you do! Did you know that one IP hit us 28,812 times last month (in the neighborhood of hawaii.res.rr.com)? Now you do! That works out to about once every minute and a half. While we appreciate that kind of love for Mac software, stay tuned tomorrow to see why that's about an order of magnitude too eager.

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