Notable apps and app updates for March 1, 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

Acapela Group, Dutch charity Nederlandse Stichting voor het Gehandicapte Kind (NSGK) and AssistiveWare have launched the first Dutch text to speech children's voices. They’ll benefit children who cannot speak and rely on Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) systems. 

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The voices will be available to download exclusively in Proloquo2Go, the $249.99 iOS app that gives a voice to over 175,000 children, teens and adults around the world. The Dutch voices, named Thijs and Merel were recorded by and for children. They will benefit children who cannot speak and rely on Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) systems.

macOS Apps/Updates

AKVIS has announced the $17  Steampunk Pack set of picture frames. The collection is inspired by the steampunk world and includes 100 ready-to-use picture frames, 50 horizontal and 50 vertical templates.

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To use AKVIS frame packs, you need to have installed one of following programs: AKVIS Frames (available for free) or AKVIS ArtSuite (a demo is available for download). On the Mac platform, the products run on macOS 10.12 or higher.