Trial Version for Mac

We announced that we have gone exclusively on the Mac App Store for all our Mac Apps so as to streamline the development and to harness the “App Store Only” features for our apps.

We however received emails from potential customers who want to try before buying our apps. As we have pretty much cleared the bulk of the development for the OS X Lion compatibility and Cocoa transition, we are looking at offering the option to download a trial copy of our apps from our website and also to option to purchase them off our site instead of the Mac App Store.

However, in line with the new development, the minimum specification would be an Intel Mac running OS X 10.6. The updates would be made within 72 hours of the release at the App Store. This will allow us to align the version on both the Mac App Store and on our website.

The Mac App Store does provide us with the opportunity to offer our apps to a wider audience but several shortcomings with face on the App Store is the lack of personal contact with our customer base and the obvious lack of the ability to offer trial versions.

We certainly want to minimize disappointed customers and be able to offer you the opportunity to try the app before purchasing them either on the App Store or our site.

Stay Tune. We should probably be able to finalize this before the end of the 2011.

CM Note Keeper (Mac) v1.1.5 Update

We are pleased to announce the release of CM Note Keeper (Mac) v1.1.5. This is currently available for immediate download from the App Store.

This update spots a change in the interface. Now it comes with a Source List where you could navigate easily between the categories. It also shows you the number count of notes in each of the category.

We are working hard now on the Windows version of the CM Note Keeper v1.1.5. Once we worked out the kinks, we will release it which should be soon so watch for it.

CM Note Keeper (Mac) v1.1.4 Update

We are pleased to announce the release of CM Note Keeper (Mac) v1.1.4.

This version addresses the following issues

– Bug Fix which causes the App to Auto-Generate a new Backup Database Filename
which includes a datetime stamp.

– Bug Fix causes by the Duplicate Note function which does not allow Notes to be Updated after it has been added.

– Bug Fix which causes the Note to lose its formatting when Make Upper Case is applied.

– Bug Fix when Color is applied to Remarks, the Note Color is updated instead

– Added Alignment – Left, Center and Right

This version is available with immediate effect on the Mac App Store.

Steve Jobs (1955-2011)

We mourn the passing of a great visionary of our time, Steve Jobs. It was his vision which shapes the way personal computers with his Apple computers and subsequently the iPod which shaped the way we listen to music.

He would be greatly missed and would be remembered as a hero of our times.

He thought us to think outside the box and not to be afraid to dream.

CM Note Keeper Backup Issue

It appears that under OS X 10.7 Lion, the Sandboxing requirement is causing some issues in regards to overwriting the backed up database file.

The workaround would be to save the Backed Up Database file as a different filename from the suggested name. Alternatively, you could manually delete the backup file before doing the Backup Database operation.

At the moment, we still do not have any resolution to this issue as we need Apple to address the issue.

As such, we have submitted CM Note Keeper v1.1.3 which would vary the suggested filename of the backup file to include the DateStamp as part of the filename, this will prevent the likelihood of the files from being overwritten. If all things goes on smoothly, this update should be available for download at the Mac App Store within the next 10 to 14 days pending their approval process.

We apologized for the inconvenience caused.

CM TIFF 2 PDF v1.0.6 Update

We are pleased to announce the immediate release of CM TIFF 2 PDF v1.0.6 on the Mac App Store.

This update contains the following changes

* Fixed Bug which causes the Help File not to Launch in Preview due to a permission issue.
* Add Contextual Menu Option “Delete” for the File Listing
* Add Quicklook Preview Window
* Fixes a Bug which causes the app to crash with a blank Window when the Save In Folder is set to [Source Folder] and when a change of image quality is applied.

ComboTIFF v1.0.6 (Mac) Released

We are pleased to announce the release of ComboTIFF v1.0.6 on the Mac App Store.

This version adds the Delete File option on the File Listing via the way of a Contextual Menu.

It also did a workaround the OS X 10.7 Lion bug which prevents our apps from launching the PDF Help File from within the application bundle under the sandboxed environment. The workaround involved launching the file from our website.

CM PDF Page Extractor v1.0.5 Released

We are pleased to announce the release of CM PDF Page Extractor v1.0.5 on the Mac App Store.

The version adds a Quicklook Preview Window on the Main Window which allows you to preview the pages of your PDF files and comes with the option to Delete files from the list via the way of the Contextual Menu.

This also fixes a bug in OS X 10.7 Lion which prevents the PDF Help File from launching from within the Application Bundle. The workaround was to launch the help file from our website.