Notable apps and app updates for July 12, 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

Saa-z Innovations has introduced CockatooMoji - Premium Cockatoo Emoji and Stickers. The $1.99 app offers 80 emojis ranging from funny emoticons, love, guilty, sad, angry emotions, dancing and more. They can be used with Messages, Facebook, WhatsApp, and other chat apps.

Z-Licious Games has launched Get Off My Planet. The $0.99 game relies on quick reactions as players jump from planet to planet and explore a variety of hostile locations. Your goal is to avoid crushing pillars, space station lasers, piercing ice spikes, and even huge living chess pieces.

macOS Apps/Updates

AKVIS has released a new Sketch Pack for AKVIS Frames and AKVIS ArtSuite. The frame collection includes 100 picture frames: 50 vertical and 50 horizontal templates.

The AKVIS products run on macOS 10.7 and higher. The new Sketch Pack sells for $17.

Zevrix Solutions has rolled out. Output Factory 2.0.4, a maintenance update to company's output automation solution for Adobe InDesign. 

The software automates printing and exporting from InDesign and offers batch processing, export as single pages, layer versioning, variable file names, and other productivity-enhancing features. Version 2.0.4 ensures that automatic page numbers in text frames on master spreads are correctly parsed for their usage in variable names of output files.

Output Factory can be purchased from the Zevrix website for $169.95. There’s a “lite” version for $120, and a server version for $700. A demo is available for download. The users of Output Factory 1.x and BatchOutput can upgrade to Output Factory 2 for $85 (or the lite version for $60). Output Factory requires macOS 10.7-10.12 and Adobe InDesign CS5-CC 2017.