5KPlayer Tops VLC With New Version 5.8.0...and an Amazing Video Sweepstakes

5KPlayer Tops VLC With New Version 5.8.0...and an Amazing Video Sweepstakes

In the past, VLC was considered the “go-to” app for playing video files, primarily because it was free. 5KPlayer, from the innovative developers at DearMob, has leaped past VLC in popularity for its performance, stability, and the vast variety of media file formats it supports. Today we’re inviting you to download 5KPlayer for free and enter a sweepstakes to win some great video equipment and apps.

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PDFpenPro is the Ultimate Productivity Hack for Editing Your PDFs

PDFpenPro is the Ultimate Productivity Hack for Editing Your PDFs

PDFs are practically inescapable. PDFPenPro can help you power your way to productivity. 

Now that we live in the digital age, PDFs have become the preferred way of sending documents from one individual or business to another. And even if your profession doesn’t require much use of computers, you most likely still encounter PDFs in your everyday life by way of utility bills, contracts, and even tax documents (remember sending that electronic 1040 not too long ago?) 

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Corel AfterShot Pro 3 for Mac at 62% Off List Price

Corel AfterShot Pro 3 for Mac at 62% Off List Price

Do you shoot RAW? RAW formatted digital photograph files include a lot of information that’s lost when saving files to the standard JPG format, which means that they can be manipulated in software after the fact to bring out colors, details, contrast and lighting impossible to see in JPG. If you have a camera (or iPhone app) that lets you shoot RAW, then you need to get Corel AfterShot Pro 3 for Mac to take your photography to the next level. We have a deal today on Corel AfterShot Pro 3 for Mac for just $29.99, 62% off of the usual $79.99 price tag.

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Decrypt and Digitize DVDs to Help Solve DVD Playback Problems

Decrypt and Digitize DVDs to Help Solve DVD Playback Problems

One of the most frustrating things a Mac user can experience is when she places a DVD into a SuperDrive or attached DVD drive to enjoy a film, but sees an error message instead of a movie. Maybe it’s the dreaded “DVD-video disc region does not match the driver region code” error, or perhaps it’s DVD copy protection that’s keeping a legally purchased DVD from playing. Regardless of the issue, MacX DVD Ripper Pro can clear up most problems and give you the ability to play your DVDs on all of your Apple devices. Right now, you can download MacX DVD Ripper Pro or WinX DVD Ripper Platinum for FREE.  WinX DVD Ripper Platinum is designed for Windows PCs and performs a similar function to its Mac counterpart. 

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Motif Photos project extension now available in Canada

Motif Photos project extension now available in Canada

Remember how the Photos app for Mac used to have a bunch of built-in projects such as calendars, books, photo prints and more? Apple got out of the printing business, leaving Photos users to select from a variety of project extensions that use third-party companies to manufacture the projects that the users design. One of those extensions is Motif, which rolled out in the US in July 2018 and then spread to Europe beginning in November 2018. The company announced today that Motif is available in Canada.

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Create Beautiful High Dynamic Range (HDR) Photos with Hydra Pro HDR Editor for Mac

Create Beautiful High Dynamic Range (HDR) Photos with Hydra Pro HDR Editor for Mac

Create HDR images from a set of exposures or single RAW image 

  • High-precision 128-bit internal format

  • Tone mapping including presets & live, full-resolution preview

  • Advanced comparison tool of result against original pictures

  • Single or multiple input photos of various formats (JPEG, RAW, HDR, EXR)

  • Blazingly fast rendering to various output file types (JPG, TIFF, HDR, EXR) and color spaces (sRGB, Pro Photo, AdobeRGB…)

  • Accurate color processing, including support for Deep & Wide Color displays (30-bit, DCI-P3 display of latest iMac 27’)

  • Integration with Apple Photos app (input / output)

  • Manual & automatic image alignment, ghost handling, and real-time tone mapping 

  • Optimized for Metal

  • Elegant & easy-to-use translucent user interface

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Edit Text, Replace Images and More in PDF Files with PDF Reader Pro for Mac

Edit Text, Replace Images and More in PDF Files with PDF Reader Pro for Mac

One of the most common file formats in use today is Adobe’s Portable Document Format or PDF file. PDFs are used for eBooks, legal documents, storing scanned images, and more. Sadly, while PDFs are great for distributing content, they’re not easy to work with. Whether you need to edit some text, replace an image, or annotate a few lines, PDF Reader Pro gives your Mac the functionality it needs to become a PDF editing powerhouse. We have PDF Reader Pro on sale today for $24.99 (58% off).

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Design and Build Powerful and Beautiful Websites with the RapidWeaver 8 Bundle

Design and Build Powerful and Beautiful Websites with the RapidWeaver 8 Bundle

Realmac Software’s RapidWeaver is known as one of the top web design apps for the Mac, allowing users to create powerful responsive websites without writing a line of code. Now you can get RapidWeaver 8 and four expert-led courses for less than the cost of the app alone. That’s right - the Mac App Store price for RapidWeaver 8 is $74.99, but with our RapidWeaver 8 Bundle you get the app and the classes for $49.99.

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Take Advantage of this Sale: Readdle PDF Expert at 31% Off

Take Advantage of this Sale: Readdle PDF Expert at 31% Off

If you work with PDF documents — and who doesn’t? — then you have probably realized that Apple’s Preview app is quite weak in many respects when it comes to completing PDF forms or editing existing PDF files. That’s where the power of Readdle’s PDF Expert can save the day, giving you the ability to edit PDF text, images, links and outlines in seconds. While you’d usually spend $79.99 for PDF Expert, we have a limited-time sale going on in the AWT Deals Shop where you can purchase PDF Expert for Mac for $54.99.

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Apple World Today Video Tip: Format a Flash or Hard Drive for Mac and PC Compatibility

Apple World Today Video Tip: Format a Flash or Hard Drive for Mac and PC Compatibility

One of our most popular old posts by Dennis Sellers shows how to use the macOS Disk Utility to set up a flash drive or hard drive so that it can transfer information between a Mac and a Windows PC. Currently, if you format a flash or hard drive in Apple’s APFS file system, copy data to it, and try to open it on a Windows 10 PC, you won’t be able to see the data. In this video, we show you how to use an older set of disk formats that can be used by both macOS and Windows 10 to format a transfer disk for compatibility.

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Apple World Today Video: How To Install OWC RAM Upgrades In The 2019 27-inch iMac

Apple World Today Video: How To Install OWC RAM Upgrades In The 2019 27-inch iMac

Have a new 2019 27-inch Retina 5K iMac? If you do -- or if you're thinking about getting one -- you can save a lot of money by purchasing the iMac with minimum installed memory (RAM), then upgrading it yourself.

It's extremely easy to do with RAM that you purchase from OWC (MacSales.com), and in this short video Apple World Today contributing editor Dennis Sellers shows you how it's done.

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Get this last-chance deal on The Epic Mac Bundle Featuring Fantastical 2 & PDF Expert

Get this last-chance deal on The Epic Mac Bundle Featuring Fantastical 2 & PDF Expert

A lot of AWT readers jumped on The Epic Mac Bundle at the end of February, and that bundle is going away soon. You can get it for just $29.99, then take an additional 15% off by using the promo code MADNESS15. If you don’t know what’s in this great bundle, read on…and then take advantage of this chance to get almost $500 worth of Mac apps and utilities for less than $30.

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