The Mac Observer

Skip navigational links

You're viewing an article in TMO's historic archive vault. Here, we've preserved the comments and how the site looked along with the article. Use this link to view the article on our current site:
This One Goes to 11: Smith Micro Debuts StuffIt Deluxe 11

This One Goes to 11: Smith Micro Debuts StuffIt Deluxe 11

by , 4:45 PM EDT, September 21st, 2006

It was move that probably made Nigel Tufnel smile: Smith Micro on Thursday issued StuffIt Deluxe 11.0, a new version of the data compression software that's a Universal Binary capable of running on Intel- or PowerPC-based Macs. The update also improves the software's speed, especially on dual-processor Macs, and adds a StuffIt Archive Manager that groups related files into what Smith Micro calls Collections.

The Collections keep similar files in a single list view, regardless of their location on a hard drive, to make finding them easier. Collections can be customized according to specific search criteria that can include any file type. The Archive Manager is also integrated with the Spotlight search technology in Mac OS X v10.4 "Tiger," enabling dynamic updating of Collections.

Upgrades from previous versions are US$29.99, an offer good until March 31, 2007. The full software is $79.99 and requires Mac OS X v10.3, with v10.4 required to take advantage of StuffIt's integration with Spotlight and Automator.

Thanks to Macworld's Peter Cohen for the heads-up, and for the Spinal Tap reference that we so shamelessly riffed on.

Digg!

Recent Headlines - Updated January 31st

Fri,5:40 PM
The Unofficial Apple Weblog Will Shut Down February 3rd
5:18 PM
Peri Duo Case for iPhone Marries Speaker, Battery, and Wi-Fi Audio
4:50 PM
Repatriation Tax Bill Holds Promise, but Faces Uphill Battle
4:32 PM
Microsoft Brings Outlook to iPhone and iPad
2:51 PM
Enter to Win a Pair of Wireless Beats Studio Headphones
1:09 PM
TMO Daily Observations 2015-01-30: Samsung’s Smartphone Numbers, Congress Wants More Corporate Cash
11:09 AM
FiftyThree’s Pencil Stylus for iPad goes Gold
9:48 AM
How to Enable the iTunes Notification Center Widget in OS X Yosemite
9:05 AM
iTunes gets OS X Yosemite Notification Widget
Thu,6:59 PM
Apple Tied Samsung for Global Smartphone Units in Q4
6:14 PM
Wall Street Continues Apple Love Fest as $AAPL Closes at $118.90
5:34 PM
ZeroLemon SolarJuice 20,000mAh Portable Charger: $49.99
  • __________
  • Buy Stuff, Support TMO!
  • Podcast: Mac Geek Gab
  • Podcast: Apple Weekly Report
  • TMO on Twitter!