Notable apps and app updates for Aug. 10, 2016

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.

Mac OS X Apps/Updates

ProjectWizards has conjured up Merlin Project 4 and Merlin Server 4, updates of its project management software for Mac OS X. You can now manage your team projects with more ease and efficiency than ever before, according to the ProjectWizards.

The company is also introducing the new "Work Areas" feature in Merlin Project 4, allowing work on a project to be divided into a private and public work area. Whenever a user doesn't want his or her project planning to be visible immediately to all users, the project manager can experiment in the private work area without affecting the live project. 

The single-user version of Merlin Project 4 is available free of charge to version 3 users. Merlin 2 users can upgrade at a reduced price. Project managers who use a Mac, iPad, or iPhone, can download a 30-day demo of Merlin Project 4 and Merlin Server 4 from the ProjectWizards website. has released a new version of Easy Cut Studio, its Mac sign cutting App. Version adds support for the Roland CAMM-1 GS-24 and more.

Easy Cut Studio is vector design and sign cutting software for any cutting machines on the market. It provides a set of drawing and editing tools and is designed for creating custom signs, lettering, decals and graphics.

Easy Cut Studio is available for $55.95. Volume discounts are available.

iOS Apps/Updates

Pixelhammer has launched Eisenhorn: Xenos. The $9.99 app closely follows the narrative of the first book in Dan Abnett’s Eisenhorn trilogy, Xenos, giving players the chance to experience the iconic Warhammer universe through the eyes of Ordo Xenos inquisitor Gregor Eisenhorn.