Notable apps and app updates for May 16, 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.

macOS Apps/Updates

FileMaker, Inc. has released the FileMaker 17 Platform, the latest version of its custom app platform. 

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The release features starter apps and master-detail layouts designed to make app development even easier. It also includes a redesigned FileMaker Server Admin Console and new FileMaker Admin application programming interface to help streamline custom app management. You can learn more about the FileMaker 17 Platform and download a free trial at https://tinyurl.com/y98gge22 .

iOS Apps/Updates

The new Vernier Thermal Analysis Plus for FLIR ONE app from Vernier Software & Technology allows students to use the latest versions of FLIR ONE cameras—the FLIR ONE Pro Thermal Camera and FLIR ONE Gen 3 Thermal Camera—as they study thermal energy concepts. 

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Using the $9.99 app with a FLIR ONE camera, available for iPad and iPhone, students can observe temperature changes on the skin, illustrate convection, track heating due to friction, compare heat conduction in different materials, analyze the transparency of materials in infrared versus visible light, and more.