SHAREWARE NEWS

June 2002

by Louis Bookbinder

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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SHAREWARE SAMPLE

This month's Free Sample Shareware is undetermined. See below for details. -------------------------------------------------

SMUG CD-ROM of the Quarter - Spring 2002

The List:

Audio & Music
Cabrio 1.4
Cabrio 1.1b1 X
EasyView 1.0
EasyView X 1.0
NetCD 2.0.2 (Classic)
Perfect Guitar X 1.9.1
SndSampler 4.5.2 (Classic)
Sound Studio 2.0.1 (Carbon)

Comm
Fire 0.30b (OSX)
Firewalk X 2.0.5
LimeWire 2.2.4
LimeWire X 2.2.4
Mozilla 0.9.9
Mozilla X 0.9.9
OmniWeb 4.1b1 (OSX)
Proteus 1.5 (OSX)
Watson 1.11 (OSX)

Design & Graphics
Desktastic 1.1 (OSX)
Iconographer 2.3
Iconographer X 2.3
Kartolina X 1.0.1
Pic2Icon 1.3 (OSX)

Development
Smile 1.8.7 Update

Fun and Games
Hex Appeal 1.0 (Classic)
MacMAME 0.5.8 (Carbon)
PuzzleBox 1.1 (OSX)
Strip Bandit 1.1 (Classic)

Interface
AppearanceHopper 1.9.1 (Classic)
AppSwitcher Control 1.1 (Classic)
Dock Detox 1.0.1 (OSX)
Flurry 1.2 (OSX)
FruitMenu 1.5.2 (OSX)
Key Xing 2.0.1 (OSX)
KeySwapper 1.11 (Classic)
LaunchBar 3.2 (OSX)
MaxMenus 1.0.1 (OSX)
PopUp X 0.2a
QuickPop 2.11 (Classic)
ShadowKiller 1.1 (OSX)
Time Ballz 2.1 (OSX)
USB Overdrive 1.3.7
USB Overdrive X 10.0.0
WindowShade X 1.5.1
Xounds 1.1.2 (OSX)

Kitchen Sink
AlgebraTurboSeries 2.4 (Classic)
Mac Lesson Planner Pro 1.0 (Classic)
MyCheckbook 1.5.5
MyCheckbook 1.5.5 X
Nimble Numbers 1.0 (Classic)

Multimedia
Codec Calculator 2.0
DVD Info 2.0.3
ImageBuddy 2.0.0
ImageBuddy X 2.0.0
Pocket Album 1.1.9 (Classic)
Region 1.0.9
Region X 1.0.2

Palm

Productivity
Apimac Note Pad 1.0
Apimac Note Pad X 1.0
Cocoa eFax 0.9.1 (OSX)
Family Address Book 3.0.1 (Carbon)
ideaSpiral 1.0.3
ideaSpiral 1.0.3 X
iOrganize 3.7
iOrganize X 4.0.2
ipoAdress 1.0 (Carbon)
PowerCalc X 5.1

Utilities
3DOSX 1.1.1
AppDisk 1.7.4 (Classic)
Cleaning Agent 1.3 (Classic)
CopyPaste 4.4.2
CopyPaste X 1.2
Cypher 1.0.3 (OSX)
DiskTracker 2.2
DiskTracker X 2.2
Eudora Mailbox Cleaner 2.2.1 (Carbon)
FileTyper 5.5.1 (Classic)
GZipper 1.1 (OSX)
iPod Free File Sync 2.3.1
iPod Free File SynX 2.3.1
Location X 1.0.4
Mactracker 1.6.4
Mactracker X 1.6.4
ManOpen 2.3.2 (OSX)
Pixel Tester 1.2 (OSX)
Pseudo 1.2 (OSX)
Quit CSM 2.2 (Classic)
Samba Sharing Package 1.5.0 (OSX)
SmartTools 2.0 (OSX)
SMB Browse 0.8 (OSX)
Snapz Pro 2.0.1
Snapz Pro X 1.0.2
Super Get Info 1.0.6 (OSX)
TinkerTool 2.11 (OSX)
Wipe Creator 1.0

Stock Contents

Applications
CorelDRAW? 8 LE
Nisus Compact 1.0

Graphics
GifBuilder 1.0
GraphicConverter 4.1 68K
GraphicConverter 4.3 PPC *
GraphicConverter 4.3 Carbon *
Jade 1.2

Internet
AOL Instant Messenger 4.3.1232
AOL Instant Messenger 4.5.494 OSX *
Better Telnet 2.0b4
Eudora 5.1
Eudora 5.1b21 OSX *
Eudora Light 3.1.3
Fetch 4.0.1 PPC
Fetch 4.0.1 68K
Interarchy 5.0.1
Internet Config 2.5d2
Internet Explorer 5.1
MACAST Lite 2.1
MacSSH 68K 2.1fc2
MacSSH PPC 2.1fc2
MT-NewsWatcher 3.1
MT-NewsWatcher 3.2 OSX *
Napster 1.0b1.1
Netscape Communicator? 4.79
Netscape Communicator? 6.2.2 *
Netscape Communicator? 6.2.2 OSX *
Netscape MRJ Plugin 1.0b4 *
Netscape MRJ Plugin 1.0b2 OSX *
Niftytelnet SSH 1.1r3
NiftyTelnet 1.1 FAT
Outlook Express 5.0.3
RealPlayer 8 6.0
Windows Media Player 7.1.2 *

Others
DarkSide of the Mac 5.0.6
Default Folder 3.1.3
Default Folder 1.0.2 OSX *
Disinfectant 3.7.1
Extension Overload 5.9.6 *
GURU 2.9
Kaleidoscope 2.3.1
MacUser's Kaleidoscope Winners
Mariner LE 3.1.4
MP3 Rage 4.2.1
SoundApp 68K 2.7.3
SoundApp PPC 2.7.3
SoundJam MP Free 2.5.3

Utilities
Acrobat Reader 3.0 68K
Acrobat Reader 5.0.5 PPC
ADBProbe 1.0.3
Aladdin DropStuff 6.0.1
Aladdin Expander? 6.0.1
Andrew's Disk Copy Scripts 2.1.1
BBEdit Lite 6.1.2
BBTidy 1.0b9
FinderPop 1.9.2
PopChar Lite 2.7.2
PrintToPDF 2.4.1 *
SCSIProbe 5.2
ShrinkWrap? 2.1
Sleeper 3.5
Snitch 2.6.5
Snitch 2.6.6 Updater
TechTool Lite 3.0.1
Tex-Edit Plus 4.1.2 PPC
Tex-Edit Plus 4.1.3b3 OSX
textSOAP 3.1.5 *

Apple Contents
Carbonlib 1.0.4
Carbonlib 1.5
Disc Burner 1.0.1
Disk Copy 6.3.3
Disk Copy Scripts 6.3
HyperCard Player 2.4.1
iMovie Update 2.1.1
iMovie 2.1 OSX
MRJ 2.2.5
OpenGL 1.2.1
ResEdit 2.1.3

* New or updated since the previous CDOQ

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June Demo by David Aston

CopyPaste 4.4.2
CopyPaste X 1.2

One of the early wonders of the Mac was its revolutionary ability to do copy and paste across various applications. Unlike other areas in the Mac's system software that have changed and progressed over the years, copying and pasting has not evolved. How many times have you found yourself going back and forth copying in one application and pasting in a different application, wishing to yourself that you could copy 5-10 items at a time, then go to another application and paste each of these items. CopyPaste gives you this and much more. It turns out that having additional clipboards is incredibly useful. CopyPaste eliminates tedious repetitive work and increases your ability to get the job done. Requires OS 7.1+ or OS X 10.1+. $20.

DiskTracker 2.2
DiskTracker X 2.2

DiskTracker is the complete disk cataloging and labeling system for the Apple Macintosh. It features an extremely intuitive user interface and a bunch of useful features. DiskTracker has these great features, plus many, many more:

Requires OS 7.5.3+ or OS X. $30.

FileTyper 5.5.1 (Cls)
FileTyper is the classic "drop box" program for quickly changing types, creators, attribute flags and date stamps. It includes many powerful features such as batches, filtering, and directory searches. Requires OS 7.0+. $10.

Iconographer 2.3
Iconographer X 2.3

Iconographer is a icon editor. It allows you to both change the icons of items, as well as edit the icon resources used by various programs. Iconographer has been created from the ground up to deal with many icon formats. These include: classic Mac OS (8-bit icons only), Mac OS 8.5+ (32-bit icons with 8-bit masks), Mac OS X (128 x 128 icons in .icns files), Windows (.ico files), and Mac OS X Server (48 x 48 icons in .tiff files). Due to its flexibility, Iconographer is useful to both beginners and advanced users. It can be used for a wide range of tasks, ranging from simply creating some customized folder icons to editing complex resource files for an application to converting icons between platforms. Requires OS 7.5.3+ or OS X. $15.

KeySwapper 1.11 (Cls)
Are you missing any keys on your new iMac, G3, G4, PowerBook or iBook keyboard such as the Forward Delete key, End key or the function keys F13-F15? Wishing you had these keys? KeySwapper will allow you to use any key(s) you like to emulate other keys that your computer may not have (such as the Forward Delete key, the Page Up key, the End key, function keys F13-F15, Delete, Arrow keys, etc.)! You can also disable the Caps Lock key if you wish (very useful for PowerBooks that seem to always have the Caps Lock key down when you didn't want it that way! This program performs functions that will benefit any Mac user and is extremely simple to set up and use. You can now define all those useless function keys on your extended keyboard (or any other keys) to perform extremely useful tasks! Requires OS 6+. $5.

MacMAME 0.5.8 (Cbn)
MacMAME is a port of the PC multi-emulator MAME. It allows you to play many of the classic arcade games from the early eighties on your Macintosh. It accomplishes this through emulation of the original hardware and the use of the original ROM code from those games. Requires OS 9.0+ or OS X 10.1+. Free.

QuickPop 2.11 (Cls)
QuickPop does just two things, but was designed to do them very well. The first is to allow you to assign "Hotkeys" to up to fifty (50) applications, documents, Apple Menu Items, control panels, FKEYs, monitor depth (colors) or speaker volume settings. When the "Hotkeys" are pressed from within most any application, the selected item will instantly launch (or change speaker or monitor settings). The second is to allow you to have a menu pop up anywhere on the screen when you hold a key (option, command, control or shift in any combination) and click and hold down the mouse button. From this pop-up menu you can launch your favorite documents, applications, control panels, FKEYs, Apple Menu Items, change monitor depth (colors) settings, change the speaker level or switch to any other running application. Requires OS 7.0. $10.

Quit CSM 2.2 (Cls)
With Quit CSM you can:

Requires OS 7.5+ and Control Strip. $8.

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Security Alert!

From Your Shareware Team

Beware geeks bearing grifts.-------------------------------------------------

Tip O' the Month

Version Tracker keeps you up-to-date on the latest releases of shareware, freeware, commercial ware, and any other kinda-ware. But within the last month the site underwent extensive revisions. Unless you subscribe to their service, at whatever $ per month they are charging, you cannot go back to previous archive days. This is most unfortunate, as I do that a lot. Since I don't have a lot of dough, I'm not going to subscribe. So the new product releases column is going to be decidedly skinnier in future. Sorry about that. I don't like what Version Tracker did, but I concede SOMEBODY has to pay the bills.

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SIMPLY MAC

Mac basics we sometimes forget

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NEW PRODUCT RELEASES 04/18 thru 04/30

My choices, only, out of hundreds of items every month. Drop me a note for YOUR favorite. Not listed are important monthly updates for anti-virus software: McAfee, Norton, VirusBarrier, Virex. You might check out Version Tracker for more.
® means update to recently released CDOQ item. Wish we could catch them all....

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FWB BackUp ToolKit 3.0.7 - full-featured backup utility

Fetch 4.0.2 - Popular ftp client

PrintToPDF 2.4.2 - creates simple PDF files from any app

Yahoo! Messenger 2.0 - instant messaging app SMUG Navigation Bar

Andromeda Galaxy

credits

©copyright 2002, Louis Bookbinder - booky1@earthlink.net
other sources credited where known. Trademark credits, where omitted, remain with their owners  -   updated 30July 2002

 

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