App development has taken off in the last few years, making it increasingly difficult to stay on top of all the latest versions. To help all of you out, we here at MacNN are dedicated to sorting through new update releases, and highlighting some of the important ones, as well as showcasing apps that we find to be interesting. Today, we are featuring a massive 81 percent discount on audio recording software TwistedWave
, as well as detailing updates to imaging tool GraphicConverter, web utility Cookie, security software Cloak, eBook builder Vellum, search utility Alfred, and pinball simulation Pinball HD
Featured App of the Day
Looking to get into audio recording but lack any background knowledge in the subject? TwistedWave
may be just the tool to help you break in without overwhelming you with features. Designed to be easy to use, TwistedWave is capable of detecting silences and automatically splitting the audio file into segmented components. In addition, the software also includes tools for adjusting the pitch or speed of audio recordings as well as for adding various audio effects.
Try TwistedWave now at a heavily discounted price of only $15.
GraphicConverter is an image editing tool that can impart 200 different graphic-based formats, and export the image in one of 80 file formats. Version 9.7.2 includes a number of new features, including the ability to align two images, an option to ignore minor ExifTool errors, and a new despeckle batch action. Various other minor changes are also included along with a host of bug fixes.
Download - 93.9MB
Cookie can be used to better manage cookies that websites attempt to store in a user's web browser. The v4.4 update fixes a few crashes, including one that could occur when exporting, and also adds initial OS X El Capitan support. In addition, an issue with the naming of Chrome Extension Databases has been fixed.
Download - 9.1MB
Cloak is a small tool that can be used to protect a computer when using public wireless networks. The software constantly monitors a user's connection and automatically begins protecting the computer whenever an insecure network is detected. The latest update includes several compatibility fixes specific to OS X El Capitan.
Download - 5.5MB
Vellum can be used to create eBooks for iBooks, Kindle, and Nook. In v1.3 users can now build box sets and bundles with the new Volume and Part elements. Additionally, users can now control the position and structure of their table of contents, as well as create store links and eBooks for Kobo and Google Play.
Download - 17.6MB
Download - 3.8MB
Pinball HD v2.3
is a virtual pinball simulation that provides players with a number of unique tables to play on. Along with a brand new main menu, the latest release also adds new Fantasy and Zombie Attack pinball tables to play.
Download - 745MB