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Notable apps and app updates for July 12, 2018

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.

macOS Apps/Updates

BinaryFruit has announced DriveDx 1.8.1, an update to its Mact solution for SSD and HDD health diagnostics and monitoring. 

The tool measures the overall health of both SSD and HDD drives. Version 1.8.1 offers improved health diagnostic algorithms and heuristics, as well as stability and cosmetic improvements.

DriveDx requires macOS 10.6.8 or newer. Pricing starts at $19.99 for a personal license. A demo is available for download.

Zevrix Solutions has released Output Factory Server 2.18, a feature update to company’s output automation solution for Adobe InDesign. 

Output Factory Server automates printing and exporting from InDesign by processing files from hot folders. The software offers layer versioning, preflighting, PDF security presets and much more. Version 2.18 lets users export specific InDesign page sequences as single PDF files (for example, every two pages, three pages etc.), and improves processing IDML files.

Output Factory Server can be purchased from the Zevrix website for $699.95. A demo is available for download. The upgrade to version 2 is $350 for the licensed users of Output Factory Server 1.x and BatchOutput Server. Output Factory Server requires macOS 10.7-10.13 and Adobe InDesign CS5-CC 2018.

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.