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, tvOS, and Mac OS X:
Grapevine-cottage has released Plopp 1.0 with specific 3D touch support for iPhone the 6s and 6s Plus. The $0.99 app simulates bubble wrap and encourages you to press and burst the bubbles. On 3D touch supporting devices, Plopp responds to real user pressure on screen, and uses the taptic engine to give real tactile feedback.
Simply Entertaining Games has announced Flock's 3.0. In the free, side scrolling adventure for the casual game audience, the player frees birds and leads the flock through a castle while avoiding pillars. The game progressively becomes more difficult as the number of follower birds increases. The player has to strategically choose to add followers to the flock.
inFocusmedia iFoM AB has introduced Captain Cheezy 1.0.5, a free, 2D game featuring tunnels, humor and a whole lot of cheese. Players control Captain Cheezy, an adventurous and heroic rat, on his cheesy tunnel-exploring missions. You guide the Captain riding various aircraft through the tunnels and avoid the obstacles.
Radical Fraction has launched Bead 1.0.2, an update to their calculator app for iOS devices. It now includes a companion Apple Watch App that provides counter, stopwatch functions and dynamically updates calculations in the main app.
Mac OS X Apps/Updates
Reggie Ashworth has announced VidConvert 1.6.2, an OS X El Capitan update to his video converter for the Mac.
It will convert just about any type of video into one of many popular formats of You can create videos for your iPhone or iPad, for your Mac or TV, or formats such as DivX and MPEG. Version 1.6.2 fixes an issue where trial conversions might not work as expected, fixes an issue with certain alert panels, and includes other minor fixes.
VidConvert 1.6.2 requires Mac OS X 10.7 or later and costs $7.99 for a single user license. A demo is available to order at the product website. minute samples is available. Older versions with pre-Lion support are available via the website. A Mac App Store version of VidConvert 1.6.2 is also available.
Softobe has unveiled FoldersSynchronizer 4.3, an update to their tool to sync and backup on OS X.
It lets you sync and backup files, folders, disks and boot disks. It grants several options like Timers, Multiple Folders, Filters, Exclude Items, Auto-Mount Volumes, AppleScripts, Conflicts Management, File Copy Preview, execute an incremental or an exact copy, include locked files, log files and more.
With FoldersSynchronizer 4.3, you can now properly register the product entering your Serial Number and Email. Once registered you don't longer need the RegistrationFile.txt used in the previous versions. It adds the "Swap Source and Destination folders" button to the Console panel. It works for Single BackUp tasks only.
This version is compatible with OS X 10.9 or higher. FoldersSynchronizer 4.3 costs $40 for a single user license.