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 64 percent discount on media player Elmedia Player Pro
, as well as detailing updates to boot drive builder DiskMaker X, window management tool Window Magnet, image editor Snapheal, maintenance software El Capitan Cache Cleaner, text tool TextWrangler, and screen recorder Screenflick.
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Tired of jumping between different media players for all of your varying file formats? If so, then Eltima Software may have just the solution you need. Elmedia Player Pro
offers native playback of many popular file formats, including FLV, SWF, XAP, AVI, MOV, MP4, and more, as well as a built in browser for viewing web content. Furthermore, the Pro version gives users the option to save videos and flash animations from the Internet for offline viewing.
If this sounds like something you could use then pick up a discounted copy from our deals page.
For the next six days we are offering a 64 percent discount on the software bringing the cost down to just $7.
DiskMaker X v5.0
DiskMaker X can be used to create a bootable drive from the official OS X installer app. The software is able to detect the OS X Install program with Spotlight and then use this to build an install drive. The v5.0 update is now fully compatible with OS X El Capitan, Yosemite, and Mavericks.
Download - 6.7MB
Window Magnet v1.8
Window Magnet is a small tool that allows users to snap windows into various sizes and positions by dragging them to edges and corners of the display. Version 1.8 has been optimized for OS X El Capitan and now features a "Center current window" command. In addition, relating the left half or right half keyboard shortcuts will now move a window to the next display.
Download - 0.5MB
Snapheal is an image enhancement utility that can perform numerous transformations. Tools are included for removing unwanted objects, fixing skin imperfection, removing watermarks, and more. The latest release now works as an extension for Photos in OS X El Capitan and also features other minor improvements and bug fixes.
Download - 87.4MB
El Capitan Cache Cleaner v10.0
El Capitan Cache Cleaner can be used to perform a few different system maintenance tasks that can help keep a Mac healthy. The v10.0 release includes support for OS X El Capitan.
Download - 60.3MB
TextWrangler is a text manipulation tool, which can be used to edit general text documents and developers code. In v5.0 the results windows for Find Differences have been modified, forgoing the old three window presentation for a new single window display. It is also now possible for "#!" text filter scripts to present a dialog box that allows the user to specify arguments to the filter.
Download - 10MB
Screenflick is a tool for capturing desktop recordings at up to 60 fps. The software is capable of recording any portion of the screen, as well as simultaneously recording audio from internal or external microphones and the system audio. A crash that could occur when opening the export panel on OS X 10.9 and easier has been resolved in this update.
Download - 10.3MB