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Notable apps and app updates for Dec. 13, 2017

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.

iOS Apps/Updates

Fire Horse Studio in partnership with iVersus Evil, has launched Like A Boss!, an action RPG with a flip on traditional MMORPG games. In the free app, players don’t fight the ultimate boss but play as the Boss and are obliged to safeguard their dungeons treasure from unwelcome attackers and loot hungry raiding parties. 

The game revolves around customizing your boss with various skills and items, smashing hordes of pesky raiders hellbent on trashing the dungeon in the search for loot and taking out the quest givers to prevent new contracts being issued for your head. In a world full of heroes, its bosses that rule the realm.

macOS Apps/Updates

Anthropics Technology has upgraded PortraitPro Body, a standalone full body retouching software and plugin for Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, and Elements. 

Version 2 offers Warp Fixer controls, Photoshop Smart Filter, a Lite Mode, and more. The software is designed to make it quick and easy to retouch full body portraits to industry standards. According to the folks at Anthropics Technology, it  requires no painting skills or “tedious selections.”

On the Mac platform, PortraitPro Body requires macOS 10.7 or later. It’s available in $39.95 and $59.95 editions. The former is  standalone, dedicated software for professional full body retouching. The latter works as standalone software and as a plugin for Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Elements and Lightroom, handles camera RAW files, supports conversion between different color spaces, provides JPEG/TIFF embedded color profile support. A demo is available for download.

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.