Scott Leach introduces Able Black 1.0, an immersive story experience available now for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Able Black is a strange and wonderful story experience that uses text, images and sound to guide you through a series of puzzles. Follow Able as he searches for purpose and a way out of isolation. Discover the secrets of Ark 19, an underground habitat designed to save humanity from disaster. Find out why Able has been left alone in the ark. Able Black 1.0 is $3.99 and can be downloaded from iTunes.
Lemke Software is proud to introduce Xe8472, an industry-first color constancy technology for professional filmmakers and photographers. Xe8472 simulates the physiological and psychological processes inside the human brain. The color constancy algorithm, on which Xe8472 is based, was first released in 2002 under the Xe847 brand for use with still images. Xe8472 represents the world's first application of this groundbreaking algorithm in a commercial product for professional filmmakers. Xe8472 is $39.95 and can be downloaded from their website.
Reliabit,LLC announces Ruby Hunt 1.0.5, an update to their fast paced 3D action adventure game designed exclusively for iOS devices. By interacting with the simulated environment by climbing tall mountains and exploring islands, players must collect precious rubies while avoiding rolling boulders from the local mining operation. Ruby Hunt offers 10 expansive game level environments for your enjoyment. Version 1.0.5 offers content and code performance enhancements and more. Ruby Hunt is $1.99 and can be downloaded from iTunes.
publicspace releases Vitamin-R 2.39 for OS X. Vitamin-R breaks down large, vaguely defined tasks into a series of short time slices of between 10 and 30 minutes, each with specific, easily reachable and actionable objectives - helping to improve focus and overcome procrastination. It features an array of highly configurable visual, audio and speech notifications. The new version adds support for executing AppleScript at strategic points during the time slices. Vitamin-R is $24.99 and can be downloaded from Mac App Store.
Martin Walk announces ArtHandler 1.6, a new version of the Artist's Record Book application for Mac OS X. Built especially for artists who need to remember titles, dimensions and dates of their artwork, ArtHandler archives images of each artwork and makes them easily accessible for future use. Effortlessly add metadata and free-form notes to artworks, attach & export images, and much more. ArtHandler 1.6 brings printing support. ArtHandler 1.6 is $19.99 and can be downloaded from Mac App Store.
VeprIT launches preview of the new Photo Sense generation. Photo Sense is a quick and easy batch photo enhancement tool for Mac. It improves photos automatically, and lets the user adjust results and apply creative effects quickly and easily, in batch mode. Photo Sense 2 saves the user even more time, providing control over the automatic processing, improved performance, more efficient workflow and user interface. It also brings new advanced tools and many new features.
Intelligent Apps, LLC announces FlexBright 2.0, an update to their productivity app for iOS devices. FlexBright offers simple, smart protection against a modern health issue. It will continuously monitor exposure to blue light from your device & prompt you to change brightness if high eyestrain is detected. Version 2.0 adds a blue light filter to iPhone, iPad and iPod. It allows users to automatically adjust the brightness & blue light level of their mobile devices based on time of the day. FlexBright 2.0 is $2.99 and can be downloaded from iTunes.
Creekcats LLC releases Le Menu Dit 2.0, an important update to their English to French menu translator for iOS devices. This app displays each line of the original menu with the translation immediately below it, so French-speaking travelers can easily order while traveling in English-speaking countries. Simply take a photo of a menu, crop, and tap "Translate." Version 2.0 offers a larger dictionary, a nicer user interface, an improved translation engine, and a handy user feedback system. Le Menu Dit 2.0 is Free and can be downloaded from iTunes.
Zevrix Solutions releases Output Factory Server 1.5.47, a maintenance update to its solution to automate printing, exporting, preflighting and file delivery from Adobe InDesign. The software is designed to free up operator computers from outputting InDesign files by automating InDesign workflow with hot folder processing. The new version addresses an issue in which exporting InDesign spreads to JPEG could result in blank pages when working off certain network servers. Output Factory Server 1.5.47 is $699.95 and can be downloaded from their website.
Zevrix Solutions is proud to announce that LinkOptimizer, its popular workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign, is available at 50% off on the discount website BitsDuJour on March 8 only. Awarded 4 out of 5 starts by Computer Arts magazine, LinkOptimizer helps reduce InDesign link size, eliminate excess image data, convert image colors, formats and more. As a result users can save gigabytes of disk space, reduce production time, and effortlessly repurpose InDesign jobs for web and mobile devices. LinkOptimizer is $129.95 and can be downloaded from their website.