Notable apps and app updates for Dec. 20, 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.

macOS Apps/Updates

Norbert M. Doerner has released NeoFinder 7.2, an update of its media asset management tool for the Mac. Among other things it adds a XMP Preset Editor designed to make handling large photo or video collections easier.

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NeoFinder 7.2 is a free update to all NeoFinder 7.x users. NeoFinder 7.x is a paid upgrade to licensed users of NeoFinder 6.x and the old CDFinder, upgrade price starting at $22.47 New licenses start at $34.30 for a NeoFinder Private License.

AKVIS has announced Neon 3.0, an update of its Mac software for transforming ordinary photos into neon images. Version 3.0 offers a new Color Variety parameter that adds more colors to photos. 

In addition, the updated version offers a number of new presets, full compatibility with Photoshop CC 2018, and other improvements. AKVIS Neon allows you to enhance your photos by applying impressive glowing effects and giving them a luminescent look.

On the Mac platform, the software runs on macOS 10.7 and higher. The product is available as a standalone application and as a plugin filter for AliveColors, Adobe Photoshop and other image editors.

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AKVIS Neon, Home license, sells for $39. One license key allows activating and using the software on two computers. The update is free for users who bought Neon in the last 12 months. Users, whose license is older and is not valid for the new version, can get Neon 3.0 for $14.95.

Yummy Software has rolled out Yummy FTP Watcher 3.0, an upgrade to the automated file transfer app. 

The utility automates uploads, downloads and syncs between your Mac and any number of FTP/S + SFTP + WebDAV/S servers, watching chosen folders for changes and acting upon them. FTP Watcher offers menubar-app background mode, a unified watcher monitor with editor window, built-in local/remote folder browser, automatic reconnect and resume, and more. Version 3.0 offers a new Look status, new Look setup, new Watcher, and more.

Yummy FTP Watcher 3.0 costs $29.99 and is available directly from Yummy Software only. Upgrades cost $15. Customers who purchased directly from Yummy Software since Sept. 1, 2017, can obtain a free upgrade.