Archive for the 'FastScripts' Category

Yosemite’s Speakable Scripts

Friday, October 17th, 2014

One of the cool new features in OS X Yosemite is a major expansion of the system’s dictation features. Not only has the dictation become more accurate and reliable (probably by leveraging the work that goes into Siri on iOS), but there are new integration points that facilitate really interesting workflows. I developed FastScripts many […]

OS X Yosemite

Friday, October 17th, 2014

OS X Yosemite is now available, and if you rely upon any Red Sweater apps, you’ll be happy to know that we are good shape with compatibility. I’ve been running the beta releases for a few months and fixing little things here and there as I run into them. For the most part, Apple made […]

FastScripts 2.6.7: Yosemite Ready

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

FastScripts 2.6.6 2.6.7 is available now from the FastScripts home page, and will soon be submitted to the Mac App Store for review by Apple. This is a relatively minor update but addresses a few annoying bugs, while also bring it into line for the upcoming 10.10 Yosemite release from Apple. Fix display of menu […]

Ten Dollar Apps

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

I’m launching an experiment today, possibly permanent, in which the prices of four of my apps will drop to just $9.95 each. Black Ink, FastScripts, FlexTime, and Clarion are all just $9.95 for a single-user license, or $14.95 for a family-pack license. I’ve long held fairly strong opinions about software pricing. I have written extensively […]