Fengtao Software today launches its Back to School Deals for 2016, offering all students and faculty members a 30% discount on any DVDFab product they order during the promotion time period. This covers the DVD & Blu-ray copy software, ripper software, converter software and authoring software, the DVD & Blu-ray decrypting software, the media player software and the data care software. This promotion lasts to Sept. 5, alongside with another storewide 25% off coupon for general customers.
Austin-based APPSPIRE.me releases an infographic that reveals the key insights to consider when choosing a platform for development. The infographic compares the positives and negatives of both iOS and Android development including development costs, user market, and ROI. Titled "iOS or Android: Which One for App Development?" lists over 15 pros and cons of development through iOS and Android. It touches on the importance of target audience and also mentions the issues with fragmentation.
WaterField's first-ever Kickstarter campaign crushed its original funding goal by reaching the 600% funded mark within its first full day after launch. The one-of-a-kind Intrepid iPhoneTravel Wallet features iPhone play-through capability for scanning tickets, checking texts and emails, RFID protection, with intuitive organization compartments and so much more. New backers may pledge for the Intrepid iPhoneTravel Wallet through Kickstarter until September 25.
California based Bubbl introduces its local event discovery app for iPhone. Bubbl is a live local activity map with crowd-sourced events to address the problem of "what do I do now?" The app is focusing on San Diego and the San Francisco Bay Area for the time being and plans to expand to other cities, soon providing access to difficult-to-discover happenings worldwide. Bubbl will begin displaying UC San Diego events this Fall as it aims to resonate with the ephemeral generation.
Mobile game developer and publisher, Solverlabs today announces Planet Of Cubes 3.1, an update to their highly popular multi-platform game for iOS and Android. Planet Of Cubes offers a new Minecraft style Survival Massive Multiplayer mode. Play with thousands of other users online globally. Your task is to survive on the Infinite Planet made of Cubes together with other players from around the World online. You can team up with friends, fight with hostile players and aggressive mobs.
Graffitier LTD today introduces Graffitier 1.1, their new social networking app for iOS and Android devices. Smart and intuitive to use, Graffitier allows you to share the thrill of your adventures with like-minded globetrotters. Simply choose the Graffitier media category for your post, and tag the location. Users looking for content about cities they love or countries they're also visiting find a curated kind of experience, and can comment on your stories or explore the images you share.
Zevrix Solutions announces that Graphic Inspector, its quality control solution for images and vector graphic files, is available for $3 only on BitsDuJour today August 25. The software provides graphic professionals of any trade with the most exhaustive info on multiple images and vector files saving the time and hassle of checking them manually. With powerful preflight presets users can locate images with specific resolution, color profile, embedded fonts, metadata and other attributes.
Brisbane based Accesources Pty Ltd today introduces Assets Generator Plus 1.0, their new icon generation tool developed exclusively for Mac OS X. Available in the Mac App Store now, Assets Generator Plus is a essential tool for developers of any stripe to create icon asset catalogs for iOS, Mac OS X or Android apps quickly and efficiently. Simply drag and drop your icon into to Assets Generator Plus and click create asset catalog to get the job done in seconds.
Apimac today introduces Clean Text for iOS. Clean Text is an essential tool for web masters, graphic designers, developers and magazine editors to reduce text cleanup and editing time, and a great tool for any iPhone and iPad user that needs to cleanup and editing text from emails, documents, or other material. Clean Text quickly performs many essential functions such as removing empty lines, removing unwanted spaces, converting tab characters, smart quotes, and more.
ATi Studios has today released a new version of their flagship mobile app "Learn languages Free - Mondly." Mondly helps anyone practice speaking and writing while learning a new language by focusing on full sentence communication rather than isolated words. This helps users communicate faster. The new version features a language-learning Conversational Chatbot to help users practice speaking and writing while learning a new language, the first of its kind.
Auckland based MacDaddy today announces the beta test of Style 1.0, their app for Mac OS X computers that allows anyone to take an image or video and create a stylistically artistic interpretation of it. Users simply drag and drop an image or video into the Style window, select an effect, and press "Go." Within a few moments, the app creates a brand new interpretation of the source file. For extra special effects, users can feed the Style-created file back into the app, and add another effect.
Full Fat today announces Blocky Football 2.0, an update to their popular sports arcade game for iOS and Android devices. Blocky Football takes the blocky graphics style and simple hopper gameplay, adds an element of endless runner, touchdowns & kicking the PAT in an arcade football frenzy. Version 2.0 includes the Blocky Bowl daily event where players collect trophies to unlock new characters. There are three new environments & twelve new player characters, including animal costumes and a robot.
Deskew Technologies, LLC is preparing to launch The Gig Rack, an intuitive, fast and flexible VST/AU live music performance audio plugin host application. Soon be available in beta, The Gig Rack was created to give musicians and singers the same level of control over their sound on stage as they enjoy in the studio. The easy-to-use, intuitive rack design makes it easy to control multiple instruments, layer sounds, employ authentic effects and combine plug-ins on any Mac or Windows laptop.
Auckland based MacDaddy today introduces File Extractor 1.0, their powerful file extraction utility for Mac OS X. File Extractor makes it simple for anyone to find and extract files from any selected file, folder, or browser cache, allowing the user to easily recover and save files that normally would not be accessible from the Mac OS X Finder. File Extractor quickly finds files inside PDFs, disk images, and even complex file types such as Adobe Photoshop documents.
Urban Discovery Ltd today announces its iDiscover Sanur cycling route, showing travellers there is more to Bali than beaches. iDiscover CityWalks is a free, socially responsible travel app with community curated neighbourhood walks in Asia's most historic cities. iDiscover Sanur walk and cycling route contain 30 sites bringing local cultural heritage to life by showcasing untold stories and urban legends, all supported by detailed photography and so much more.
UK based DrMop Games today announces Tiny Bombs Boom! 1.0.2, their new game title for iOS and Android devices. Tiny Bombs Boom takes match-3 to a whole new level of game play madness. The aim of the game is to stop the elusive bad guys from blowing up the holiday inn hotel. Fusing action & match-3 puzzle elements with mini-games, Tiny Bombs Boom aims for a more edge-of-your-seat style game play. With 10 great mini-games thrown into the mix, Tiny Bombs Boom offers the player amazing replay value.
Monstronauts has just released Potion Punch 2.1, a major update for their first original mobile game for iPhone and iPad devices. Fantasy meets bartending in literally the most colorful time-management game ever. Play as a bartending alchemist or an alchemic barista, and craft potions for a bunch of quirky adventurers in a medieval fantasy world. Version 2.1 brings with it revamped game graphics and a new chapter - Elves and the Wildwood Forest.
Dubai based indie developer, Nada Fahim today introduces Gummy Fruit Cascade Drop Mania 1.0, an addictive match 3 game developed for iOS devices as well as Facebook. This dynamic new game launches with 100 levels and uses a cell connect mechanic where players must connect cells with matching fruits of type and color in order to achieve the goal of the mission. Players must connect fruit candy to match 3 or more and create waves of excitement and brilliant visuals and so much more.
Indie developer, 9P Studio today introduces Color Crawl 1.0, their addictive new game for iOS, Android and Windows mobile devices. Color Crawl challenges players by asking them to perform a simple task; tap the colored ball to keep it on the matching color wall. Tap, and the ball jumps from one wall to the other. But beware, as the action begins moving faster, players will face a mind-blowing challenge as they attempt to avoid obstacles, collect stars, and keep moving toward the finish line.
Auckland based MacDaddy today announces Mac Backup Guru 6.0, an important update to their popular backup app for Mac OS X. Mac Backup Guru offers Mac users direct drive cloning, synchronization, and incremental snapshots of their data. The app offers the ability to backup everything from individual files, data, and directories, as well as entire drives full of data. Version 6.0 brings faster backups, user interface improvements, an updated copy engine, and an improved incremental backup process.
Wilmington based developer, Match Software today announces Check Writer III for OS X. Check Writer allows anyone to easily create and print checks, as well as their accompanying letter, from any Mac. Checks can be highly customized and printed on regular letter-size paper or professional looking check refill paper available from fine office supply and online stores. Checks layout can be modified with choice of fonts, and each element of the check can be moved at will.
Indie developer, James Hollender has announced new version 3.0 of his iNutrients app with the entire USDA National Nutrient Database for: Calories, Carbohydrates, Dietary Cholesterol, Fiber, Potassium, Proteins, Saturated Fat, Sodium, Sugars and Vitamin K. The database now includes 8,789 different foods and 15,438 food servings. The database has been updated to the latest available from USDA. Even with this large quantity it may still not be enough so users can add their own Custom Foods.
Sonoma Wire Works has released DrumCore 4, the highly anticipated AAX/VST3/AU plug-in for Mac OS and Windows. An upgrade to the award-winning DrumCore 3 and KitCore 2 plug-in drum instruments, DrumCore 4 now works with most popular 64-bit recording software, and includes 24-bit audio loops, MIDI loops, multi-velocity sampled drum kits, groove browser, song timeline, mixer, effects and more. Includes royalty-free, tempo-adjustable recordings of celebrity drummers in many styles.
Independent developer, Alexey Khutorschikov today announces Crop-Size 2.5.5, an important update to his popular photo editing solution for iOS devices. Crop-Size offers users an easy way to crop, resize, and edit photos directly on their device. The app also offers a number of beautiful photo filters that can be used simultaneously during a single session. All of these features can be applied to a single photo or a group of photos. Version 2.5.5 brings a number of stability and bug fixes.
Today Denver-based St. Clair Software is happy to release Default Folder X 5.0.6, an update to their award-winning utility for Mac OS X. Default Folder X enhances the file dialogs in all Mac OS X applications. It provides fast navigation to your files, convenient previews, integrated Spotlight tagging, and more. Default Folder X's custom keyboard shortcuts put your favorite and recent folders at your fingertips. This release is compatible with Sierra and offers enhancements and bug fixes.
True North Software today introduces Station 1.0, their new multilevel (hierarchical) launcher for OS X. Station helps promote a more natural organization of applications and documents into folders. With nested folders, you can arrange items in Station in a way that fits your workflow with an uncluttered look and feel. Scalability is greatly increased through logical groupings thus increasing the sheer number of items that can be added to Station without having to shrink the launcher size.
Notus Games Studio today introduces Travel Riddles: Trip to France 1.0.7, their new puzzle game for iOS devices. Players will travel to France, one of the most beautiful and romantic countries. Explore and unlock its secrets through a series of puzzles set in the capital city of Paris, amazing landscapes of Champagne and Provence, Courchevel ski resort and the jewel of French Riviera - Cannes. Earn dozens of achievements; get free gold to charge the powerups and blast through challenging levels.
Miami based ProtectStar, Inc. today introduces Camera Guard Professional 2016, the company's new safety software solution for Mac OS. Camera Guard Professional ensures that no hacker, spy or malware can observe you or listen in on you. With just one single click, not only the camera, but also the microphone will be completely protected. An uncompromising, unprecedented solution, this app brings back privacy at the work place and in the children's room at home with a single click.
Maysalward, in collaboration with the independent game developer and publisher Creative Mobile, today introduces NitroNation 1.0 for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). NitroNation is the most complete racing experience, featuring more than 20 of the strongest brands, including Mercedes-Benz/AMG, Koenigsegg, Pagani, Jaguar, SSC and so much more. Players win trophies, make their own way and achieve international rankings or test their nerves in racing betting.
UK based The Gamester Limited today introduces Tippy Train, their unique new 'keep-the-cargo' game for iPhone. Ever wanted to drive a train? A train full of cargo? Well now you can! Tippy Train is a runaway train that's out of control. You can't slow it down, all you can do is keep the cargo in the train for as long as possible. Featuring realistic physics and gorgeous 8-bit models, Tippy Train is a game that players of all ages can get hooked on. Choo Choo!
UK based Everdow Ltd. today announces the release of Nepenthes - iOS & macOS Enterprise App Development Solution 1.1, their eBook for iOS and Amazon Kindle devices. Nepenthes is a sub-middleware for iOS and macOS app development, which sets the standards for Java back-end and Objective-C front-end development. The Nepenthes eBook walks developers through setting up the Nepenthes development environment, as well as creating both iOS and Mac clients to be used in the Nepenthes environment.
Simply Learn Solutions today introduces Learn Japanese with LanGo 1.0.0, the company's new travel phrasebook developed for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. LanGo features over 1000 phrases recorded by native speakers. Users can effectively memorize all the Japanese phrases using smart flashcards that are based on the spaced repetition technology. The flashcards are fully customizable and make sure that vocabulary is constantly kept in memory using a minimal daily time investment.
St. Clair Software delivers an update today for App Tamer, its Macintosh utility that manages applications to deliver more efficient CPU usage, increased battery life and quieter operation. App Tamer's unique AutoStop capability automatically slows down or pauses applications when you switch away from them, and then restarts them when you click back to them. This version delivers compatibility with Sierra and improves App Tamer's performance.
Boston based InchWest today introduces Live Speed Limit Alerts 2.42, an iPhone and iPad app to help avoid expensive speeding tickets and camera traps. Live Speed offers voice based alert notifications when the speed limit on a route changes, or when the speed limit is exceeded. The app helps in avoiding traffic violations and caters to a large segment of the driving population, including teen drivers, long commuters and vacationers. Version 2.42 includes minor bug fixes.
California based Nisus Software has announced the release of Nisus Writer Pro 2.1.5, the latest release of their powerful word processor for OS X. With an easy-to-use style system, multipart selections and collaboration tools, this update contains a number of fixes found since the release of version 2.1.4. The enhancements add to an already rich feature set that include an intuitive interface, multilingual text support, powerful find and replace, easy to use style system, and so much more.