Posterino 3.2 now available on Mac App Store featuring new Mosaic-Crop

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Ulm, Germany – Posterino 3, Zykloid Software’s latest iteration of its popular custom collage app, is now available to download from the Mac App store. The latest version facilitates the creation of beautiful photo collages with a number of new features. Users can expect more flexibility, improved workflow and easy sharing. The results are expert collages produced by simple mouse clicks.

Version 3.2 now adds a new feature called “Mosaic-Crop”: Select a set of image frames and Drag & Drop an image on top of the section. The dropped image’s crop runs over all chosen frames.

Much has changed since Posterino 2.0, and those customers who provided feedback should be very pleased by the user-friendly updates. Adding, removing or creating image objects now instantly re-layouts the document for better workflow. Customization of those layouts is greatly enhanced by the addition of new frames, backgrounds and templates – including a unique circular option. New grid lines ease image placement for those who prefer to go the manual route. Improvements to the crop workflow allow for the creation of a persistent crop state.

Retina display owners will like that Posterino 3.0 is now compatible. A sleek interface and larger workspace adapts well to those working on MacBooks. One can edit in full screen mode, and quickly tailor images with built-in filters for black & white, sepia, sharpening and more. Lastly, once collages are complete, users can share on social media or send e-cards with individualized stamps and postmarks from within the app. Posterino 3.0 truly makes the world one’s gallery.

About Posterino:
Posterino is the ideal app for casual users and professional photographers alike who want to create beautiful photo collages from postcard to poster size. Collages are designed in minutes with Posterino’s variety of stylish templates featuring grids of identical or odd sized image boxes one can easily customize for size and shape. With a single click, the application automatically fills those boxes with random images drawn from selected albums in iPhoto, Aperture, Lightroom and other compatible programs. Or if users prefer to manually select images, they can simply drag and drop them into the template. Layout adjustments are automatically made. The result is a beautiful collage ready to be printed.

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Headquartered in beautiful Ulm, Germany, Zykloid Software is an independent software vendor founded by Christoph Priebe in 2004. With a focus on the Mac platform, Zykloid’s mission is to develop unique and user-friendly applications. Copyright 2004-2015 Zykloid Software. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, Mac OS X and Macintosh are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.

CS Odessa Releases a Paid USA Mapping Solution for ConceptDraw PRO v10

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San Jose, California – CS Odessa’s newest addition to ConceptDraw Solution Park is designed to assist individuals who are looking for county outlines to be represented in maps they draw. The collection of library objects, templates, and example drawings for ConceptDraw PRO make short work of drawing maps that contain county information. The ConceptDraw PRO United States Mapping Solution is available for a $25 charge to users of ConceptDraw PRO v10 and ConceptDraw Office v3, via ConceptDraw Solution Park. ConceptDraw PRO and ConceptDraw Office work with the latest versions of both Apple OS X and Microsoft Windows.

The United States Mapping Solution for ConceptDraw PRO includes all of the US States with county outlined borders, from the largest, San Bernardino in California, to the smallest Kalawao County, Hawaii.

ConceptDraw PRO is well-known for its ability to exchange documents with Microsoft Visio – the de facto standard in business graphics documents. ConceptDraw PRO can open and save documents that can be used by Visio users. It is supported by the powerful business solutions located in ConceptDraw Solution Park, and retails for only $199 per end user license.

ConceptDraw Office v3 is the third generation suite of ConceptDraw products that uses ConceptDraw InGyre3 integration technology to share data between its applications, allowing you to switch gears for different tasks more quickly. ConceptDraw Office v3 includes ConceptDraw MINDMAP v8, ConceptDraw PROJECT v7, ConceptDraw PRO v10, and the ConceptDraw Solution Park with more than 130 Solutions to power you through difficult and time consuming tasks. ConceptDraw Office retails for $499 and can be purchased directly from CS Odessa or their resellers. The ConceptDraw Office suite is designed for knowledge workers, project managers, managers, and academics.

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Founded in 1993, Computer Systems Odessa supplies cross-platform productivity tools and graphic technologies to professional and corporate users around the world. From their headquarters in Odessa, Ukraine, and offices in San Jose, CA, and Boston, MA, CS Odessa sells internationally in over 150 countries, both directly and through resellers. The ConceptDraw Productivity Line has won numerous awards and is used by hundreds of thousands, including Fortune 500 companies, U.S. Federal Government agencies, small and medium businesses, and students and educators around the globe. Computer Systems Odessa. ConceptDraw is a registered trademark, and ConceptDraw Office, ConceptDraw Solution Park, ConceptDraw PRO, ConceptDraw MINDMAP, ConceptDraw PROJECT, and ConceptDraw Solution Browser are trademarks of CS Odessa. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.

Output Factory Server for Adobe InDesign Now Supports CC 2015

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Toronto (ON) Canada – Zevrix Solutions today is delighted to announce the release of Output Factory Server 1.2.1, a compatibility update to its solution to automate printing, exporting and post-processing from Adobe InDesign. Developed originally for a major magazine publisher in the United States to free up their operator computers from outputting InDesign files, the software automates InDesign workflow by processing files from watched hot folders.

The new version makes Output Factory Server compatible with the recently announced 2015 release of InDesign CC, featured as part of Adobe Creative Cloud. The update is offered free of charge to Output Factory Server users. The same version of Output Factory Server can be used with any version of InDesign from CS3 and later.

“Output Factory Server is an extremely useful utility for a busy production facility or advertising agency”, writes David Creamer in Layers magazine, “It can save lots of time – which equates to money.”

Under Output Factory Server workflow, production artists, prepress operators and designers simply copy InDesign jobs to hot folders that reside on a network. Users can create hot folders for any type of output – for example hi-res PDF, large format printing, EPUB files and so on. Output Factory Server offers the following key features:

* Print and export InDesign files automatically from watched hot folders
* Support for print, PDF, PostScript, EPS, JPEG, Flash, EPUB and other formats
* Export InDesign files as single pages
* Layer versioning
* Variable output file names
* Preflight files before output
* Automatic e-mail notifications
* Serves unlimited users on a network

Pricing and Availability:
Output Factory Server can be purchased from Zevrix web site for a reduced price of $299.95 (USD) until July 31 (full price $699.95 after that period), as well as from authorized resellers. Trial is also available for download. BatchOutput Server users can upgrade for $350. Output Factory Server requires Mac OS X 10.6-10.10 and works with Adobe InDesign CS3-CC 2015.

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Located in Toronto, Canada, Zevrix Solutions provides automation and productivity solutions for Adobe Creative Cloud and Creative Suite software, PDF workflows, graphic file diagnostics and Microsoft Office output on Mac OS. Zevrix is dedicated to help professionals increase their profits through automating everyday tasks, producing error-free documents, saving disk space and cutting production costs. For more information, visit their website. Copyright (C) 2015 Zevrix Solutions. All Rights Reserved. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

Tropical Software releases iAddressX 3.6 for OS X

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Atlantic Beach, Florida – Tropical Software today announced that after a 2-month public beta the iAddressX 3.6 full release is available. Use iAddressX to navigate contacts from a small icon in the system menu, and to initiate various tasks including printing of Dymo labels, dialing regular and Skype calls, sending SMS messages to Skype pals or friend’s cell phones, and more.

Menubar Convenience and iAddressX:
From the first release of Macintosh computers main menu bar, also called the system menu, has been a main Mac feature. iAddressX has now returned to the Mac system menu as a status item, allowing easy access to almost everything related to contacts from hierarchical menus.

Navigate Contacts:
* Navigate contacts from a small icon in the system menu and access many contact options

Dymo Support:
* Print to your Dymo Label printer right from iAddressX.

Dial:
* Dial using Bluetooth, a USB Modem, Skype or an old-fashioned landline

Search:
* Search your contacts directly from the menu bar

Skype:
* Initiate a call or chat using Skype

A Brief History of iAddressX:
Tropical Software President James Lee explains the return of iAddressX: “iAddressX was developed by Michael Balle-Pedersen, a Software Engineer at Apple Inc. Before he worked at Apple, Michael released versions running in Mac OS X 10.3 and 10.4. I discovered iAddressX languishing after Michael went to work for Apple and we were able to acquire iAddressX. We immediately developed a version that ran under Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) that is still available. Thanks to some help from friend and Apple software wizard John Daub, we are now able to get iAddressX working in Mac OS X 10.7 through 10.10. In-house expert Lewis Garrett inserted the Check for Update and Registration code, and put the final touches on this release.”

iAddressX 3.6.0 has the following changes:

New Features:
* Added an option to show Contacts by Group as a sub-menu, or in the main menu (it is recommend you enable Contacts by Group if you have many Groups)

Changed Features:
* Major rewrite of many parts of the code that was originally designed for OS X 10.5 Leopard and older
* This version now supports OS X 10.7 Lion and newer
* iAddressX was a Mac OS X Preference Pane. It is now an app installed as a status item in the menu bar

Fixed:
* Application @ menu icon almost invisible if dark menu and Dock is selected in MacOS General Settings

iAddressX- Reviews:
iAddressX was reviewed a few times many years ago and we hope it will once again get good reviews for its design and convenience. We are looking for feedback from prior iAddressX customers and new users for what they would like to see us develop in the future.

Pricing and Availability:
Try Tropical’s reliable iAddressX 3.6 for free today! For a short introductory period, iAddressX will be available for only $9.95 (USD) from the Tropical Software web site. After this introductory price, iAddressX 3.6 will be only $19.95 from the company’s web site.

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Tropical Software makes the award-winning TopXNotes, a modern personal Mac note manager with state of the art proprietary encryption technology for the ultimate in securing personal information. We also offer KitchenTimer, a general-purpose timer, 2Remember, a lightweight easy to use reminder app with a minimal screen footprint, and iAddressX for navigating and accessing your contacts. Located in Atlantic Beach, Florida, Tropical Software is owned and operated by former Apple employee James Lee, and is dedicated to improving the lives of its customers by offering easy to use productivity software for Macs and Apple touch devices including iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Copyright (C) 2015 Tropical Software / All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, Mac OS X, iPhone, iPod, iPad and Macintosh are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Tap Tap Squirrel is now available on the App Store and Google Play

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Birmingham, United Kingdom – The Happy Mongoose Company today officially released Tap Tap Squirrel for iOS and Android devices. The app is a platforming arcade game, where the aim is to help George The Squirrel negotiate a variety of environments to reach his home. To do so safely, he will need to jump across platforms, collect acorns and power ups, and leap over hazards like water and spikes. The way home is also blocked by George’s enemies and it conceals secret rooms and bonuses to discover.

The game features a range of hand crafted levels filled with over a hundred missions to complete. It is presented with retro-style pixel art graphics and matching 80′s chip tunes and sound effects. Any acorns that you collect in game can be spent powering up your squirrel or unlocking new levels, and the game features a bonus section where extra upgrades and acorns can won at the turn of a card. The controls are simple enough for a young child to pick up and play, and there are a range of mission types including time trials, treasure hunts and skill tests.

The game features:
* A special baby sitting mode that locks out in app purchases, sharing and settings menus
* All levels and abilities can be unlocked for free – without having to use in app purchases
* Bonuses including shields, acorn magnets and score multipliers
* Enemies including wasps, spiders, birds and caterpillars
* Over 100 challenges spread out over 12 game worlds

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6/6 Plus
* Requires iOS 6.0 or later
* 8.3 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Tap Tap Squirrel 1.6 is Free and available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category. There is also an Android version available on Google Play.

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Happy Mongoose Games is a very small company based in the UK. We make games that are either directly aimed at children, or games aimed at the whole family that feature a babysitting mode that prevents younger children being exposed to social media, in app purchases or sharing functions. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2015 The Happy Mongoose Company Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

Reggie Ashworth announces VidConvert 1.6 – Video Conversion made Easy

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Anaheim, California – Independent software developer, Reggie Ashworth today is proud to announce the release of VidConvert 1.6, an All-New Yosemite (and El Capitan beta) update to his popular video converter for Mac OS X. VidConvert is a video converter designed to make converting your videos simple and easy. VidConvert will convert just about any type of video into one of the many popular formats of today. Creating videos for your iPhone or iPad, for your Mac or TV, or formats such as DivX and MPEG are just a click away with VidConvert.

You do not need to be an expert to use VidConvert. Simply add a file, select a format and a quality, and click convert. Optionally you can change your save folder from the main window. For advanced users you can select the Advanced panel if you choose to allow such options as custom Frame Rate, Bit Rate, etc. But for most users simply choosing Normal or High quality should be sufficient. After your conversion is finished simply add more files or quit VidConvert and the job is done.

Supported formats include iPhone, iPod, iPad, QuickTime, .mp4, MPEG-1 and 2, DivX, Xvid, and audio only formats such as .mp3 and .m4a. VidConvert can add iTunes compatible videos directly to your iTunes library for convenience and for syncing with your iPhone, iPod, or other iDevice. It’s also possible to turn your favorite videos into audio only tracks for playback in your favorite audio device. And VidConvert is not limited to creating videos just for Apple devices, in fact any device that can play one of the supported formats can play a video converted by VidConvert. With VidConvert converting your videos couldn’t be easier.

VidConvert Version 1.6 will run on Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks, Yosemite (and El Capitan beta), and here are a few of the new features included:

New in Version 1.5:
* Optimized for operation on OS 10.9 Mavericks/Yosemite beta (backwards compatible with Lion/Mountain Lion)
* Supported input – Most any type of video or audio format
* Supported output – iPhone, iPad, iPod, Retina, Apple TV, QuickTime, .mp4, .avi, DivX, Xvid, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, DVD (.vob), Windows Media, Flash, Matroska (.mkv), Theora (.ogg), WebM, .m4a, .mp3, .aiff, .wav, .wma, .ac3, ALAC
* Refreshed UI design
* Full 64-bit support for the fastest possible conversion
* Eight languages: English, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, and Spanish (with more to come)
* Support for latest FFmpeg releases
* Fully compatible with Retina displays
* All-around code cleanup and optimization including latest Dev tools
* Sparkle updater to always have the latest version (with new localizations)
* And More…

Feature Highlights:
* Expected features such as Preview, Joining or “stitching” files, ability to save settings, and more
* Normal and High quality presets to make video conversion automatic for most users
* Ability to author a DVD for burning
* Info panel to obtain Container, Video, and Audio details for each video
* All Apple Devices format to play on all iDevices or Apple TV
* Crop and Trim and more in the Advanced panel to customize your conversion if needed
* Drag and Drop simplicity even with folders of videos and List reordering once videos have been added
* Easily change Save To folder for each batch
* Progress indicator with time remaining for each file

Language Support:
* U.S. English, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Spanish with more to come

Version 1.6 includes a new icon and refreshed UI for Yosemite and beyond, conversion optimizations for even faster operation, and numerous bug fixes and under-the-hood improvements. For full Release Notes visit their website.

System Requirements:
* Mac OS X Version 10.7 Lion or later (Yosemite and El Capitan beta compatible)
* Intel only
* 21.7 MB Hard Drive space

Pricing and Availability:
VidConvert 1.6 is only $7.99 (USD) for a single user license. A demo which creates 3 minute samples is available. Older versions with pre-Lion support are available via the website. And Mac App Store version also available.

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Based in sunny Anaheim, California, Reggie Ashworth is an independent software developer whose passion for the Mac platform is only exceeded by his aim to craft simple, yet useful utilities. He is fanatical about total customer satisfaction. Copyright 2006-2015 Reggie Ashworth. All Rights Reserved. Apple, and the Apple logo, are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Eddy Cloud: personal Music streaming service for the major cloud drives

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Odessa, Ukraine – CapableBits today is proud to introduce Eddy’s major update to version 2.1. Eddy is an advanced and smart cloud music player for iOS devices. With Eddy, users can put multiple accounts of any Cloud Drive services like SoundCloud, Dropbox, GoogleDrive, box, OneDrive, Yandex.Disk and WebDAV into one music library. Eddy has the most advanced streaming technologies inside. Over one million of users confirmed that Eddy is outstanding app for music lovers. And now Eddy have become even more powerful with version 2.1.

Now Eddy Cloud Music supports SoundCloud, so you can add SoundCloud’s tracks to your Virtual Music Library. Also native iPhone Music Library is supported. It’s mean that now you can manage even tracks you’ve bought on iTunes, move them to connected cloud drives and share with friends.

Eddy’s capabilities.

Supported Cloud Drives:
* SoundCloud
* Dropbox
* Google Drive
* box
* OneDrive
* Yandex Disk
* Web DAV servers

Play:
* Play mp3, aac, m4a, wav, aiff, m4r
* Repeat and shuffle
* Airplay support
* Pause playback automatically on headphones disconnection
* Sleep timer
* Playback speed
* Bookmarks in tracks
* Stream tracks from the Cloud and offline playback

Download :
* Download your favorite songs on device for listening without internet connection
* Select preferred connection (Cellular or Cellular WiFi)

Manage:
* Advanced Cloud File Manger: copy, move, rename and transfer files between cloud storages
* Manage: tracks, albums, artists

Audiobooks Support:
* Playback speed controller
* Bookmarks inside audiobook track
* Sleep timer
* Advanced search

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 7.0 or later
* 7.1 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Eddy Cloud Music is free and available on the App Store in the Music category. Eddy Cloud Music is updated to version 2.1 and have became one of the most advanced streaming app and the first personal streaming service for individuals. With Eddy users can keep device storage clear and stream music from the cloud drive like from native music library.

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CapableBits develops apps for the iOS platform. The team is based in Ukraine and has created apps which were downloaded more than 9 millions times. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2015 CapableBits. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

Mimic: The Game for Apple Watch and iPhone is Fun and Addictive

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Cupertino, California – Thirty-seven years before the iPhone arrived, in 1978 a hand-held game called Simon was introduced, and within weeks of its release millions of people around the world – from young children to senior citizens – had fallen in love with the simple, hugely addictive gameplay: mimic a random pattern displayed by colored buttons.

Well, fast-forward nearly four decades, and MFX Studios has recaptured that spirit of addictive fun and modernized it for the mobile world with the new, no-cost release Mimic: The Game. Designed for Apple Watch and iPhone., Mimic: the Game is poised to join Angry Birds, Candy Crush Saga, and other glorious time-wasters that are super easy to play and impossibly hard to put down. Here’s how it’s played:

Users are presented with four colored buttons: yellow, green, purple, and reddish-orange. Next, the app plays a pattern that begins, simply enough, with one button. When users successfully mimic the pattern, another button is added. This cycle continues as long as users don’t make any mistakes along the way. However, if they do, the game is over and they must restart.

Furthermore, there are four interesting aspects that make Mimic: the Game even more enjoyable:
1. Every few rounds, the app rotates the position of the buttons (i.e. the yellow button will move from the top-left to the bottom-right, etc.).
2. Later rounds have time limits, so users don’t have the luxury of replaying long sequences in their heads – they need to swiftly decide or else!
3. Users earn points along the way, which they can exchange for an extra life, or use to stop rotations between rounds.
4. Users can compete with friends and other players worldwide via the Leaderboard.

In addition to being fun – which is no small accomplishment given the abundance of boring games in the App Store – users will find that Mimic: the Game can boost concentration, coordination and memory; all of which can help them in other aspects of their life.

“Our goal with Mimic: The Game was to put a cool new spin on a classic favorite,” commented a spokesperson from MFX Studios. “It really is a simple and fun game that challenges memory skills – but watch out: users should be ready for twists and turns at any moment!”

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6/6 Plus
* Requires iOS 8.2 or later
* 14.1 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Mimic: The Game 1.0.0 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.

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It all began with two college students, now graduates of Prairie View A &M University, and the simple goal of creating the best eye catching websites they possibly could. The company’s slogan “Creative meets Innovation” sums up the often outside of the box creative design concepts. With their focus on quality and not quantity, they would go on to make a series of business cards, flyers, websites, and even billboards for business and campus organizations at Prairie View A&M University. Over the years the focus would shift from from web to mobile and on December 15, 2009 MFX Studios crossed the barrier of web development when it released its first iPhone application. Since then MFX Studios has gone on to create several apps and open source frameworks for iPhone developers. MFX Studios will continue to deliver both quality internal projects and products for its external clients for years to come. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2015 MFX Studios. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

Plaza App welcomes the World to the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games

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Toronto (ON) Canada – With over 10K downloads since its launch this past May, Plaza App welcomes tourists and locals to share in all the discussion over the next two weeks for the Pan Am Games. Available in the App Store, it utilizes user generated comments, discussions and recommendations on what to do, where to eat, what’s happening at the games and most importantly how to avoid traffic while Toronto plays host to the world.

“Plaza App was created as a way for users to share content locally as well as globally,” said Spencer Graham, Founder, Plaza App. “What better venue than the international gathering of the Pan Am Games to showcase how technology and people can join together to partake in this global event.”

Created in Red Deer, Alberta, Plaza App launched in Canada in May followed by the USA, and is the destination for local and global conversation on the issues and topics most important to people. Join the conversation and download the Plaza App for you iOS Tablet or mobile device.

Plaza Special Features:
* Feeds from your city or from anywhere around the World
* Choose from Hundreds of Avatars that best represent you
* Post in local city or world categories
* Use text, audio, photo and video to express yourself
* Easily switch between public and anonymous posting modes
* Create niche local categories to communicate in
* Follow other users and friends anonymously or via Facebook
* Change cities and see what’s happening somewhere else

Plaza is the dynamic new social network that brings your city to life. Discover interesting local content and share yourself with friends, family and the people around you. Plaza supports text, audio, photo and video, and functions like a local forum (think Reddit meets Google Maps). You may choose to post either publicly or anonymously.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6/6 Plus
* Requires iOS 7.1 or later
* 48.8 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Plaza 1.1 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Social Networking category.

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Plaza Applications LLC, is a US/Canadian company founded in 2015 by Spencer Graham. The company focuses on building quality social applications for global users. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2015 Plaza Applications LLC. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

Scale-up FileMaker WebDirect Web Applications using FmPro Migrator 7.47

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Fremont, California – .com Solutions Inc. has released FmPro Migrator Platinum Edition 7.47 with 30 improvements making transitioning from FileMaker Pro to a PHP web application practical and affordable. In addition to supporting FileMaker Pro, PHP web applications can also be built from Microsoft Access and Visual FoxPro databases applications.

Benefits to performing a PHP Conversion with FmPro Migrator Platinum Edition Include:
* Scale-up beyond 100 concurrent users – FileMaker WebDirect provides tremendously rich desktop-like functionality in a web application. But that functionality comes with a performance impact to the single database server supporting the application. The PHP web application generated by FmPro Migrator improves performance by having its functionality implemented within the user’s web browser, the web server and the database server. Performance can be further improved by adding more web and database servers, to scale up way beyond a WebDirect configuration.

* Own your application source code – Having the source code to your app means that you can move your application to the hosting provider of your choice at any time. Need to customize the look of the app? You can do this too. There is no lock-in when you own the source to your web application, any feature or graphical element can be changed or enhanced. Host the web application on in-house servers for data security reasons or use the cloud hosting provider of your choice.

* Avoid monthly/annual billing – Some systems lock you in to a single vendor, where the application will stop running if you can’t afford to pay. When you own the application, you only pay for economical web hosting. And even the hosting cost can be eliminated by installing the web application and database on your own servers.

* Reuse existing business logic – You can utilize existing business logic refined over many years by performing an automated conversion project. There is no need to waste thousands of dollars documenting and re-implementing functionality which already works. Your existing database serves as the software specification for your project.

* Keep the existing GUI – Reduce re-training costs by using the same familiar graphical interface in the web application. The GUI represents an important part of the overall application functionality just like the underlying business logic.

* Cross platform/device compatibility – A web application requires no configuration on local computers. The generated web application works with any modern web browser, running on any computer platform or mobile device.

* 30 Day Money Back Guarantee – Buy FmPro Migrator Platinum Edition software with confidence. We would like the opportunity to help you achieve success with your project, but if it just doesn’t work out, a no-hassle refund will be provided.

Changes with this release include:
* Fixed a memory leak during batch importing of layouts, which could cause a crash.
* Fixed an issue reading the correct number of fields with the Demo version when performing Access to FileMaker conversions.
* Updated LiveCode template stack to v48. Added support for SQL Yoga 1.1.1 dbconn_setVendor feature for SQLite connections, adding “binary,extensions” options. This change means that SQLite BLOB column data will be readable with 3rd party SQLite tools.
* Fixed a cosmetic issue with the display of the main window tabbed folder on MacOS X Yosemite.
* Fixed a cosmetic issue with the display of the Field Details button on the Migration Process window in Table Consolidation operating mode.
* Fixed a cosmeetic issue with the display of Unicode characters in the display of Custom Functions, TOs in the Migration Process window.
* Fixed an issue updating Layout TO names containing Unicode on the Layouts tab in the Migration Process window.
* Fixed an issue in which some CREATE TABLE long column names would get terminated with the @ symbol.
* Improved the error message when connecting to MySQL database servers.
* Improved the error message displayed when copying tables into FmPro Migrator via the clipboard, to suggest extracting the app from the ZIP/DMG file prior to running the app.
– PHP Conversion Changes
* Fixed an issue with escaped quotes in FileMaker calculations causing a syntax error in the generated PHP code written into CakePHP Model files.
* Fixed the incorrect display of Spry Tabbed Panels, and background color of Spry tabbed panels from FileMaker 13 database layouts.
* Improved compatibility with newer PHP versions by adding app/Model/DataSource/CakeSession.php file, with ‘session.auto_start’ => 0, line of code commented.
* Enabled the use of the Add and Delete buttons on the navigation toolbar in Find mode for applications created using the “Read Only” data access feature. This change allows users of Read Only applications to Add and Delete their own find requests.
* Added the conversion of FileMaker global variables into PHP SESSION variables for the Set Variable, IF and ELSEIF script steps.
* Added the automated commenting of beforeSave()/afterSave() functions within Model files when creating a PHP web application having Read Only Data Access.
* Improved the code in the ToolbarsController.php file to reduce memory usage for large data sets, largely eliminating out of memory errors with MySQL queries.
* Fixed an issue with the display of Query operators using UTF8 unicode.
* Fixed issues with User login code.
* Removed support for CakePHP 1.x from the PHP Conversino GUI menu.
* Fixed a display issue with Spry Tabbed Panels with only one Panel on the form.
* Fixed an issue with Custom Value List items containing Unicode characters not displaying properly.
Note: It is recommended that ASCII characters be used for Value List names, since these get used to construct function names.
* Fixed an issue with FileMaker 13/14 Tab Panel names and font color not being retrieved.
* Improved Spry TabbedPanel processing by enabling the background color of the Tab to be different from the background color of the panel containing the objects.
* Improved the PHP Conversion “Missing PK Column” error dialog to suggest copying the tables into FmPro Migrator again, after making changes in the source database.

Pricing and Availability:
FmPro Migrator Platinum Edition is priced at ($600) per developer, you can build an unlimited number of web applications having up to 250 forms/reports/layouts with FmPro Migrator during the term of the license key.

FmPro Migrator Platinum Edition 7.47
FileMaker to PHP Conversion Feature
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