Notable apps and app updates for Jan. 31, 2018

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

MyScript has launched Calculator 2. With the $2.99 app, users can write naturally, as if on paper, while the app solves mathematical operations using only the handwritten input.

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macOS Apps/Updates

FxFactory has released XEffects 3D Sports Graphics, a Final Cut Pro X plugin suite for macOS. 

Developed by partner Idustrial Revolution, the plugins are designed to fulfill the need in sports of displaying, fixtures, teams, in play graphics, results tables and of course, name supers and associated locators, and tags. Although designed for sports coverage, the plugins can also be used in other types of video and television production.

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XEffects 3D Sports Graphics is distributed on the FxFactory app store. It’s being launched at a discounted price of $39 (normally it’s $49) for one week (until Feb. 6).

Gro Software has announced Gro CRM 2.0.1, an update of the Mac CRM for small business. 

It’s a software platform for small business contact management, customer relationship management and enterprise resource management. Gro CRM is made exclusively for Mac users. Version 2.0 release includes new features including iOS 11 and iPhone X support.

Gro CRM 2.0.1 is available at the Mac App Store and on the Gro CRM website. The download is free but requires a monthly or annual subscription. Solo subscriptions are available for $14.99/seat/month, Basic subscriptions are available for $24.99/seat/month and Pro subscriptions are available for $49.99/seat/month. A 14-day free demo is available at the Gro CRM website.