Notable apps and app updates for Sept. 28, 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

Mobile Creators has rolled out #filmphotography 1.0.1. The $2.99 app is dedicated to “film, film cameras, and the principles of photographic mastery” It helps film photography enthusiasts can get their hands on new film and new new cameras as well as dirt-cheap great cameras of old.

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macOS Apps/Updates

Code Line has updated Art View 2, the Quick Look enhancement for Adobe Creative Cloud and Creative Suite documents. The utility allows users to preview, inspect, and reveal dependent font and image files from within Apple's Quick Look preview feature. 

Version 2.0.2 includes support for Adobe Creative Cloud and High Sierra. Art View works whether or not you have Adobe Creative Cloud installed on your system.

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Art View 2 (2.0.2) is available as a free, 15-day demo and is available for purchase online. A single-user license is $24.95. Art View requires macOS 10.7 or later.

Econ Technologies has announced ChronoSync 4.8.1, now supporting macOS High Sierra and the new Apple File System (APFS). You can use ChronoSync to backup your Mac boot volume before upgrading to this major release of macOS. Version 4.8.1 offers simplified Setup Assistants that guide you through the process of configuring a Synchronizer Task to achieve a specific goal such as "Bootable Backup" or "Home Folder Backup."

A new Scheduling interface makes running Tasks when needed easier and faster since the simplified screens offer easy-to-understand options that make scheduling Tasks a breeze, according to the folks at Econ Technologies. The new Scheduled Task trigger, "When a Filesystem Change is Made, lets you run syncs and backups automatically when files are changed

ChronoSync costs $49.99, but version 4.8.1 is a free upgrade for registered users. A demo is available for download.

Cocoatech has released Path Finder 7.6, a free update of their file browser for users running macOS High Sierra.

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Path Finder allows you to view hidden files, compare, merge and synchronize folders, batch rename and batch select files, use Dual Pane and full keyboard navigation to browse your file system and more. Version 7.6 takes advantage of the new APFS cloning feature: duplicating a file on your hard drive now takes only a couple of seconds, regardless of the file size, according to the folks at Cocoatech.

Path Finder 7.6 costs $39.95 for new users and requires macOS 10.7 or higher. A demo is available for download.