Notable apps and app updates for Oct. 10, 2017

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.

iOS Apps/Updates

Diethard Seiferth has debuted Reminder4U, an iMessage app available exclusively for iPhone and iPad. With the $0.99 tool, you can send someone a new or predefined reminder message or task with date and optional note that the recipient can add with one tap to the reminders on their device. The recipient can change the reminder date and the optional note and can send back this info to the sender. This all can be done directly in iMessage without leaving it.

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macOS Apps/Updates

The Pixelmator Team has released Pixelmator 3.7 Mount Whitney, an update to theimage editing app for macOS. 

It offers tools to create, edit, and enhance your images. Version 3.7 Mount Whitney brings full support for macOS High Sierra, adds the ability to launch Pixelmator from the Photos app and save edits back to your original image, features support for importing HEIF images, and more.

Pixelmator 3.7 Mount Whitney requires macOS 10.11 or higher. It costs $29.99 and is available worldwide at the Mac App Store.

Zevrix Solutions has announced PDF Checkpoint 1.8.2, a compatibility update to the company's PDF preflight and conversion solution. 

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It automatically preflights, exports as images, splits and optimizes Adobe PDF files. The software can also convert the PDF document colors to specific ICC profile helping users easily prepare their files for print, web and mobile devices. Version 1.8.2 makes PDF Checkpoint a 64-bit app and introduces support for macOS 10.13 High Sierra.

PDF Checkpoint can be purchased on the Mac App Store and at the Zevrix website for $39.95. A demo is available for download. PDF Checkpoint requires macOS 10.7-10.13.