The Mac Developer Center Updates Two Popular Utilities

The Macintosh Developer Center has updated two of the popular utilities, SysMenu and Droplet Builder. Droplet Builder allows users to automate a variety of tasks to be preformed on files, and the new version is Carbonized to run natively under Mac OS X. SysMenu allows users to easily open files and documents, and launch applications, from a simple interface. According to The Macintosh Developer Center:

The Macintosh Developer Center has announced updated versions of its two popular utilities Droplet Builder and SysMenu. In addition to this, the new Resources section of their web site debuts today.

TMDC Droplet Builder, now reaching version 2.0, is a utility for creating droplets. Droplets are small applications that can perform a variety of repeated tasks on files and folders dropped onto them. The droplets created by Droplet Builder can modify file types, creator codes, name lock status, and more. Version 2.0 adds support for Appleis new Mac OS X operating system by being completely carbonized.

TMDC SysMenu, a utility for launching applications, opening documents, and controlling various aspects of your computer has reached version 1.0.3. This is a minor bug-fix release, which aims to resolve certain problems found in the previous release, version 1.0.2. SysMenu is fully customizable and very flexible as it can open multiple items with a single menu selection, control your Internet connection, eject discs, control Appleis iTunes, and much more.

The new Resources section on The Macintosh Developer Centeris web site focuses on Shareware and Freeware developers who would like to market their work. The section includes a page on marketing oneis goods, writing a press release, and a list of addresses of popular Mac web sites eager to hear about new software releases.

Droplet Builder is available for free, while SysMenu is available for US$15. You can find more information about both products at The Macintosh Developer Center Web site.