Studio 405 has announced anoth3er update to Text Cleaner, in this case the Lite version. The new version, 1.6, include enhanced performance and other improvements. According to Studio 405:
Studio 405, Inc. announced the immediate availability of Text Cleaner Lite 1.6, an update to the Freeware text utility for the Macintosh. New features include a speed increase, improved cleaning sequences and the option to remove PC line feeds.
Text Cleaner was designed to eliminate the need for common search-and-replace routines to prepare text for print or World-Wide Web publication. Correct typesetting marks and input error correction is handled in one pass. Text Cleaner Lite is compatible with any application that allows copy and paste.
Text Cleaner Lite has much of the same cleaning abilities as the full featured commercial release, Text Cleaner, with some limitations.
Text Cleaner Lite feature highlights:
Removes multiple spaces, returns and tabs Creates curly or straight quotes Corrects foot and inch measurement marks Corrects apostrophes for year abbreviations Creates or removes en and em dashes Removes spaces before and after tabs, returns, hyphens and em dashes Creates or removes ligatures and ellipses Removes PC line feeds Removes email quote symbols Converts line breaks to wrapped text Performs all cleaning operations in the best possible sequence Uses the clipboard for easy copy and paste operation