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Sync Checker

July 3, 2020:
We are releasing Sync Checker version 3.4:

Sync Checker is a diagnostic application which can check if two folders or disks are perfectly synchronized, i.e. if they have exactly the same contents. When creating backup copies of valuable files, or when making sure that two computers or mobile devices work on the same set of data, the status of being “in perfect sync” can be very important. In order to be safe and to prevent loss of data, you can let Sync Checker verify whether a pair of file collections are matching exactly or not.


TinkerTool System 6

July 2, 2020:
We are releasing TinkerTool System 6 version 6.9:

TinkerTool System 6 is a collection of system utility features helping you in performing advanced administration tasks on Apple Macintosh computers. The application makes use of a self-adapting user interface which automatically adjusts to the computer model and to the version of macOS you are running. All options available in the current situation are accessible via “panes”, very similar to the techniques you already know from the System Preferences application. The features are controlled via a single window which allows you to use the application as a general toolbox and First Aid assistant.


NFS Manager

July 1, 2020:
We are releasing NFS Manager version 4.9:

NFS Manager is an application to control the NFS features built into macOS via a comfortable graphical user interface. The application uses Apple’s technologies like Bonjour or Open Directory to make management as easy as possible. When using directory services, NFS Manager can configure NFS features not only for a single computer but for a whole network of thousands of Macintosh systems, with a few mouse clicks only.


Apple Software Update

July 1, 2020:
Apple releases new software via macOS Software Update:

Security-related packages do not appear in the Software Update section of System Preferences (or App Store in older versions of the operating system). macOS is updating the software automatically in the background if you have granted the system permission to download system data files and security-related files.

TinkerTool

June 30, 2020:
We are releasing TinkerTool version 7.5:

TinkerTool is an application that gives you access to additional preference settings Apple has built into macOS. This allows to activate hidden features in the operating system and in some of the applications delivered with the system.


Apple Software Update

June 29, 2020:
Apple releases new software via macOS Software Update:

XProtect is part of the built-in antivirus software of macOS. The packages does not appear in the Software Update section of System Preferences (or App Store in older versions of the operating system). macOS is updating the software automatically in the background if you have granted the system permission to download system data files and security-related files.


Battery Monitor

June 29, 2020:
We are releasing Battery Monitor version 3.6 through the Mac App Store:

Battery Monitor is a powerful App to display the charge state of portable Macs in the Dock, to display internal battery information, to capture charge and discharge curves, to keep logs of the aging process of the battery, and to add notifications via Notification Center or speech output.


Apple Software Update

June 25, 2020:
Apple releases new software via macOS Software Update:

MRT is part of the built-in antivirus software of macOS. Safari Technology Preview allows users to get a sneak peek at upcoming web technologies in macOS and experiment with these technologies in websites and extensions.


TinkerTool 1

June 17, 2020:
In these special times, people take interest in retro computing as a hobby. By request of fans, we are making two selected historic versions of TinkerTool available to the public again:

These versions are digital reconstructions, re-built from the original sources. The software is made available “as is”, without any support or documentation.


Apple Software Update

June 15, 2020:
Apple releases new software via macOS Software Update:

These updates are necessary to add support for the new MacBook Pro (16 inch, 2019) with AMD Radeon Pro 5600M.

Apple Software Update

June 11, 2020:
Apple releases new software via macOS Software Update:

XProtect and MRT are part of the built-in antivirus software of macOS. The packages do not appear in the Software Update section of System Preferences (or App Store in older versions of the operating system). macOS is updating the software automatically in the background if you have granted the system permission to download system data files and security-related files.

Safari Technology Preview allows users to get a sneak peek at upcoming web technologies in macOS and experiment with these technologies in websites and extensions.


Apple Software Update

June 1, 2020:
Apple releases new software via macOS Software Update:

Due to security issues, Apple had to publish revised versions of the macOS 10.15.5 Catalina update. 10.15.5 introduces battery health management in the Energy Saver settings for notebooks, an option to control automatic prominence of video tiles on Group FaceTime calls, and controls to fine-tune the built-in calibration of the Pro Display XDR. The update also improves the stability, reliability, and security of macOS.

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