Notable apps and updates, Feb. 5

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.


Serif has announced updates for all of its Affinity creative apps, including Affinity Photo, Affinity Designer, and Affinity Publisher for Mac.

They were already optimized for M1 Macs. Now, according to the folks at Serif, they introduce “more tools and functions which will enable artists, designers, photographers and editors with even the most complex workflows to take advantage of the speed and power of Affinity.”

The 1.9 update is available across all Affinity apps on macOS, iPadOS, and Windows and is free to existing users. For new user, all are currently available with a 50% discount at

com Solutions has announced simplified US$99 pricing for FmPro Migrator Platinum Edition, including Access to FileMaker Pro, PHP Conversions, LiveCode Conversions and Visual FoxPro Conversions to five different development environments. 

FmPro Migrator is a stand-alone application which migrates FileMaker Pro databases to MySQL, Oracle, Access, SQL Server, Sybase, DB2, OpenBase, PostgreSQL, FrontBase, SQLite and Valentina. FileMaker Pro database structure and data are migrated to a database table in the destination database.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.