IGG Software announced that its flagship family of iBank products have a new name, Banktivity. The name Banktivity is a result of combining bank + activity, which more closely aligns with IGG Software's products and goals. Banktivity aims to be the most complete personal finance software available for Mac and iOS devices. With the new name of Banktivity replacing iBank, the products will retain their current version numbers to help keep things simple for current users. Banktivity is $59.99 and can be downloaded from their website.
Think Code Release Ltd releases Contacts Pad 1.4.2, a major update to their popular productivity app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Contacts Pad is a beautiful & handy app that will keep you closer to your favorite and most frequently used contacts. Now you can add unlimited favorite contacts and access all of the available actions from the Notification Center. In addition, you can see the contact's name and there are some attractive new styles for customizing the app. Contacts Pad 1.4.2 is $0.99 and can be downloaded from iTunes.
InSili.co announces ObjCConverter for Swift for OS X. ObjCConverter for Swift (previously known as iSwift) offers automatic as-you-type conversion of your Objective-C sources to Apple's Swift language along with a full-featured Objective-C editor. Featuring an intuitive, easy-to-use interface, ObjCConverter is the best way to convert and translate your existing Objective-C files - Cocoa or iOS - to Swift on the fly. ObjCConverter for Swift is $14.99 and can be downloaded from Mac App Store.
Zevrix Solutions announces that LinkOptimizer, its workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign, is now available for direct purchase on MacUpdate. LinkOptimizer helps users reduce the size of InDesign links by eliminating excess image data, convert image colors, formats and more. As a result users can save gigabytes of disk space, accelerate output, reduce production time and costs, and effortlessly repurpose InDesign jobs for web and mobile devices. LinkOptimizer is $259.95 and can be downloaded from their website.
Macminicolo rolls out their "Pay What You Want" promotion. This value added promotion is great for first time and existing customers. Anyone can this opportunity to see how well a Mac mini can perform in a data center. Customers can use it to host their email, a website, or just a media machine. New and current customers can pay what they want for six months (a $390 value). It's a single payment for six months of hosting. The offer ends 7 February, 2016.
DEVONtechnologies, LLC releases updates to all editions of its intelligent information and document manager DEVONthink as well as the smart notebook DEVONnote. DEVONthink and DEVONnote help users classify and organize documents effortlessly with artificial intelligence. DEVONthink 2.8.9 supports folders tags when importing or exporting, names captured items smarter, and adds better support for fullscreen window mode. All editions fix a number of issues too.
Ashlar-Vellum announced Graphite 10.0, the latest release of their intuitive 2D/3D CAD wireframe drafting package for Mac. Graphite offers extremely powerful, precision wire-frame drafting with the elegant ease-of-use. This new version will feature support for the latest operating systems including Mac OS X 10.10 and 10.11. Other important enhancements have been added to the software's 2D PDF import and export.
Haypi Co., Ltd. releases Haypi Monster: The Lost Tower 2.1.0, an update to their popular MMO for iOS devices. Haypi Monster: The Lost Tower is a cartoon style EDU game. Almost 200 different monsters are here, waiting for you to collect. Feed, breed and train them with your heart and love, form your dream team to challenge the mysterious lost tower. Version 2.1.0 introduces many new features, challenges, tasks, and activities. Haypi Monster: The Lost Tower 2.1.0 is Free and can be downloaded from iTunes.
Animus Interactive Inc. announces the up-and-coming release of Avalon Lords: Dawn Rises, their first game title for Mac, Windows & Linux. Avalon Lords: Dawn Rises will be available on April 28th, 2016. Avalon Lords: Dawn Rises is a medieval real time strategy game set in the lands of Spero during the Order of Dawn's rise to power, featuring a single player RTS campaign and multiplayer battle ground combat. Lords fight against each other to gain power and land, each hoping to become king.
Pyxwise Software releases Simplex Spelling Phonics 2 Syllables - Spell To Read 3.0.1, an important update to its critically acclaimed interactive phonetics-based spelling app for iOS devices. Aimed at children of all ages, Simplex Spelling Phonics 2 focuses on teaching spelling using phonetics, covering different kinds of syllables, compound words, advanced phonograms and more. Version 3.0.1 adds several new advanced features and more challenging activities. Simplex Spelling Phonics 2 Syllables - Spell To Read 3.0.1 is $4.99 and can be downloaded from iTunes.