Fresh Feed for Mac

Bloop has released Fresh Feed and Fresh Feed Pro lightweight news notifiers for Mac OS X. Select some of your RSS or Atom feeds and each time new information arrives, Fresh Feed Pro will inform you with a sound alert. June 6, 2011

Give your text some Soap

Text editing is, or should be, an integral part of any designer's skill, particularly when it comes to jobs with lots of text. Setting up your text to import into a DTP program makes things go so much smoother. The problem is, you never know what you're going to get ... but try a little soap! May 27, 2011

Reliable Syncing for Mac

Everyone needs a syncing tool for their computer and other devices. And you shouldn't be forced to use the cloud! DropSync a fast, reliable syncing tool for the Mac now promises to make it easy to keep folders in sync between computers, hard drives and remote servers May 27, 2011

Make my day: Clean My Mac

Nothing worse than a dirty Mac. Seriously, your Mac has all kinds of gremlins in there that you don't even know about -- which could eventually screw things up royally! Time to clean up your act! May 26, 2011

iMedia Browser 2

Karelia Software has released iMedia Browser 2, a major new update to its popular iMedia Browser, a free utility that adds the familiar "media browser" experience to just about any Mac app. April 17, 2011

Screentime for Flash 4

Screentime Media Screentime for Flash 4 for Mac OS X and Windows. Screentime for Flash is used by creative professionals at Apple, Microsoft, Disney, Tribal DDB, Warner Brothers and thousands of other companies to deliver rich entertaining content to millions of desktops worldwide. Screentime for Flash 4 adds multiple-language support, dramatically improves performance on Mac OS X 10.6 and adds support for Flash Player 10.1 on both Mac and PC. April 16, 2011

Graphic (iPad apps) Design

Fred's favorite mobile apps for iPhone, iPadFollowing our previous series of mobile color apps, now we'll add in some unusual, vertical application apps just for spice. Some have very narrow, specific uses, like for NCS color, or theatrical gels. But isn't it nice to know you can do that? April 13, 2011

Best Apps for Graphic Designers

A million palettes in your pocket is a big promise. But these apps can do that and quite a bit more. And, they're so cheap, you can check out several. How handy is it to have a color specifier to refer to while working -- without leaving the screen you're on? * myPANTONE? X-Ref * Grab the color you want * Palettes Pro Universal * Color Mood Designer * My (Your) Color Season ... and more April 6, 2011

COLOR! New era, new tools

Never before have designers had such a broad and exciting landscape of color palette tools. With mobile devices, iPads, iPhones and iPods, the designer can rule the color world for just a few dollars. Here are the top apps we found for your mobile device ... * myPANTONE makes it all accessible * colorSutra * Color Stream - palettes from scratch * Colormixer sketch pad for color * Cliqcliq Colors - color picker * Fonts And Colors Reference for designer's... and more! March 30, 2011

LightFrame Digital Photos

We just showed you a tutorial on how to make your own frames, but here's an app that does the chores much better and faster -- and with real style December 24, 2010