Sunday, September 25, 2022

Notable apps and updates: August 5

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.


Apple has updated the Safari Technology Preview. The upgrade boasts bug fixes and performance improvements for Web Inspector, CSS, Scrolling, Rendering, WebAssembly, Web ASafari Technology Preview offers a sneak peek at upcoming web technologies in macOS and iOS. You can experiment with these technologies in your websites and extensions. Safari Technology Preview is a standalone app that works side-by-side with the current version of Safari, so you can continue to use and reference the current release.

Zevrix Solutions has announced ArtOptimizer 3.1.11, a maintenance upgrade to the company’s image workflow automation tool for Adobe Illustrator. 

ArtOptimizer is designed to help users reduce the size of Illustrator links and automate complex image transformations. The app offers batch processing of Illustrator files, image format and color conversion, and more. Version 3.1.11 adds support for Apple’s M1 processor.

ArtOptimizer can be purchased from the Zevrix website for US$120. Licensed users of earlier versions can upgrade to ArtOptimizer 3 for $60. A demo is available for download. ArtOptimizer requires macOS 10.8-11.x and Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop CS6-2021.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.