PDFpen 10.2 Adds macOS Mojave Dark Mode Support, More

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Smile released PDFpen 10.2 on Tuesday with support for macOS Mojave Dark Mode. The update for the PDF viewing and editing app also adds 1600% zoom, smoother scrolling, and faster page thumbnail drawing. PDFpen and PDFpen Pro also support iCloud and Dropbox syncing with the iPhone and iPad versions of the apps. PDFpen is priced at US$74.95 and PDFpen Pro, which includes PDF form creation, batch OCR and more, costs $124.95. The 10.2 update is free for version 10 users.

PDFpen 10.2 Adds macOS Mojave Dark Mode Support, More

This Tool Lets You Install macOS Mojave on Unsupported Macs

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Just because Apple’s installer won’t let you install macOS Mojave on your older Mac doesn’t mean you can’t. The dosdude1 website has a special tool that patches the installer so you can install Mojave on unsupported Macs, just in case that’s your thing. The site also has patcher tools install macOS Sierra and High Sierra on Macs that don’t support those operating system versions. It’s pretty cool, but remember that just because you can make the installer run you shouldn’t expect the best performance, or that every feature will work.

This Tool Lets You Install macOS Mojave on Unsupported Macs

Turn Your iPad into a Second Display for Your Mac with Luna Display

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Luna Display was introduced as a Kickstarter a year ago, and now it’s available for everyone. The Luna Display is a dongle that connects to your Mac via USB-C or Mini DisplayPort and turns your iPad into a wireless second display. Since it’s a hardware linkup instead of software it uses your Mac’s own graphics acceleration for improved performance. I’ve been testing one with my MacBook Pro and iPad pro for a while it’s pretty impressive. Getting a dual display setup without having to carry any extra gear when I’m travelling is awesome. You can get Luna Display at the Luna website for US$79.99.

Turn Your iPad into a Second Display for Your Mac with Luna Display

Yoink 3.5 Adds macOS Mojave Quick Action, Handoff Support

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Yoink is a handy Mac tool for grouping together files you want to copy or move, and the just released version 3.5 update adds in new macOS Mojave support. The new update adds Handoff support between the Mac, iPhone, and iPad versions, adds Finder Quick Actions support, and is Dark Mode compliant, too. Yoink is priced at US$7.99, and the update is free for current users.

Yoink 3.5 Adds macOS Mojave Quick Action, Handoff Support

Manage Color Palettes on Your Mac with Swatch

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Bit Lasso just released Swatch to make it easier to manage the color palettes on the Mac. The app lets you import colors from multiple sources, add colors with Apple’s Color Picker, and by entering color values. You can organize palettes, export colors and palettes, and more. Swatch lives in your menu bar for quick access. The app requires macOS High Sierra or Mojave and is available on Apple’s Mac App Store for US$9.99.

Manage Color Palettes on Your Mac with Swatch

OmniFocus 3 for the Mac Gets New Forecast View, More Powerful Filtering

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The Omni Group released OmniFocus 3 for the Mac on Monday. The new version of the powerful task management app has a new Forecast view with a redesigned chronological task and calendar list. Version 3 also includes tags for better organization, more control over repeating tasks, ands more. OmniFocus Pro users also get sophisticated filtering rules. And both versions include light and dark mode views. OmniFocus 3 for the Mac is priced US$39.99 for the standard version and $79.99 for the Pro version. You can download OmniFocus 3 at the Omni Group website, or through Apple’s Mac App Store.

OmniFocus 3 for the Mac Gets New Forecast View, More Powerful Filtering

Pixelmator Pro Gets Bokeh, Light Leak Effects, On Sale for $29.99

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Pixelmator Pro for the Mac is a powerful image editing app for the Mac, and now it can do even more. The app added Bokeh, Light Leak, and Spin blur effects, an Auto Selective Color adjustment, and more. It’s also on sale for 50% off to make jumping into the new school year a little more affordable. Currently, it’s available for US$29.99 on Apple’s Mac App Store.

Pixelmator Pro Gets Bokeh, Light Leak Effects, On Sale for $29.99