Notable apps and app updates for October 21, 2015

On a regular basis, Apple World Today posts a list of notable new apps or app updates that have been released. They may not necessarily be new, but they're popular and deserve mention. Here are today's picks for iOS and Mac OS X:

iOS Apps/Updates

Bel Math Apps has announced Math BK5 2.1, an update to their educational iPhone app. The $0.99 app provides quizzes for whole numbers and decimals and covers addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. 

Mac OS X Apps/Updates

MacDaddy has rolled out Install Disk Creator 1.0, a new installer disk utility for Mac OS X. It’s designed to simplify the process of creating a bootable OS X installer from Mac App Store installation files. 

Before you could only do this by using the Terminal app. However, Install Disk Creator makes the process of creating a bootable Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan install disk simple enough for any experience level user to perform, says MacDaddy CEO Ben Slaney.

Install Disk Creator requires Mac OS X 10.7 or higher. It’s free; more info can be found here. has released the 10th generation of A Better Finder Rename, their batch file renaming solution for Mac OS X. Version 10 adds improved preview, change highlighting, a new look and a multi-step renaming interface.

A Better Finder Rename requires Mac OS X 10.7 or higher. Version 10 is a free upgrade for customers who have purchased A Better Finder Rename after Jan. 1, 2015, or who own a forever upgrade. Discounted upgrade prices are available from our web store and start at U$12.95 for a single user license.

A Better Finder Rename may be purchased for $19.95. Family, Business and Enterprise licensing is also available. Customers may chose to include a "forever upgrade" with their purchase.

Twocanoes Software has launched Boot Runner 2.3 with support for OS X El Capitan. It’s a startup solution for dual-boot Macs in classrooms, labs and enterprise workspace. Version 2.3 is a free update for Boot Runner 2 customers.

Boot Rnner 2.3 requires Mac OS X 10.9 or higher. It’s available now at the Twocanoes online store. Volume and educational pricing is available for any number of Macs. Boot Runner 2.3 lab and site licenses now include the first year of premium support and maintenance for free.