Notable apps and app updates for April 3, 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

Qrayon has introduced Slidecast 1.0. Designed for sales presentations, training videos, remote collaboration, and more, the app allows anyone to produce video presentations right on their iOS device without the need for a Mac or PC. Presentations can be recorded off imported PDF slide decks or documents. Users can create whiteboard-style videos with vector ink and photos. 

There are two editions of Slidecast. Slidecast (Standard Edition) is free. Slidecast Pro has many additional features and is available as an in-app subscription at $4.99 a month.

macOS Apps/Updates

Ghostotter Software has announced Barcode Basics 4.16, an update to the barcode generation tool for macOS. The update adds an action for Apple's Automator. 

Non-technical users can now create their own simple apps, workflows, scripts and services to make barcodes on macOS without writing a single line of code. Anything you can do in the Barcode Basics app, you can do in its Automator action.

Barcode Basics requires macOS 10.11 or higher. It costs $15.99 and is available worldwide at the Mac App Store.

B-Eng has released SSD Health Check for MVNe, an update to their solid state hard drive utility for macOS. 

SSD Health Check for MVNe delivers data and insights for MVNe Solid State Drives that are built in the newest generation of Apple's MacBook Pro. It can alert you when your solid state disk is in a critical state or reaches other critical limits. This update contains minor aesthetic corrections on how data is presented.

SSD Health Check costs $4.99. It may run on older versions of macOS, it has only been properly tested on macOS 10.12 or newer.