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.
Ben Software has rolled out SecuritySpy 4.1, an update to the multi-camera CCTV software for the Mac.
With features such as motion detection, flexible video/audio capture, and remote monitoring and configuration, SecuritySpy is designed for demanding video surveillance applications. The new version — a free upgrade for 4.x license holders — provides new, joystick-like PTZ controls, a new email relay service, UPnP support for automatic router configuration, higher-resolution thumbnails for captured footage, improved ONVIF auto-discovery, and more.
Pricing depends on the number of cameras used, ranging from approximately $40 for the single-camera version to $850 for the unlimited-camera version. SecuritySpy supports macOS 10.5 or higher. A 30-day fully-featured trial of SecuritySpy is available for download.
Synology has released DiskStation Manager (DSM) 6.1 and comprehensive packages, delivering a “more secure, productive, and unified NAS experience.”
The DSM update delivers better IT efficiency with Active Directory Server, enhances performance with instant SMB server-side copy, ensures reliability with file self-healing, provides stability and security enhancements, and more. Key features of version 6.1 include: a next generation file system; active directory server, shared folder encryption, integration with Seagate’s IronWolf Health Management tool, universal search, the ability to back up files to or from a Synology NAS by simply plugging in a USB storage device, and more.
Synology DSM 6.1 is available for users who own a DiskStation, RackStation, FlashStation, or Embedded DataStation 11-series and onward.