Notable apps and updates: October 26

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 deserve mention. Here are today’s picks.


Maintain has served up Cocktail 15.0 (Monterey Edition), a new edition of Cocktail for users running macOS Monterey 12.0. 

Cocktail is a general purpose utility for macOS that lets users clean, repair and optimize their Macs. Cocktail’s features are arranged into five categories that help manage various aspects of your Mac. Version 15.0 adds compatibility with macOS Monterey, contains updated Automator actions and help files as well many other improvements and enhancements.

Cocktail (Monterey Edition) requires macOS Monterey 12.0 to run. Cocktail (Big Sur Edition) for macOS 11.0, Cocktail (Catalina Edition) for macOS 10.15, Cocktail (Mojave Edition) for macOS 10.14 and Cocktail (High Sierra Edition) for macOS 10.13 are available for download from our website.

Cocktail costs US$19 for a single user license and available for purchase from the Maintain website. When unregistered, Cocktail runs in demo mode and will expire after the tenth launch.

The Omni Group has released updates to all of their apps, compatible with macOSMonterey andadding support for Shortcuts. Ken Case outlined the Shortcuts actions shipping today, with comments from Sal Soghoian, here.

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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.