The Productive Design Mac Bundle

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0c9fb733fe4fa29fa1b4f2d32d8a26c3b11cb987 icon Ember

Easily Capture, Organize & Sync Images Like Never Before

By Realmac Software | in Software

CAPTURE & SYNC IMAGES LIKE NEVER BEFORE

Ember makes it incredibly easy to capture and organize screenshots, entire webpages and other images that inspire you; and automatically syncs them between all your Apple devices.

No matter whether you’re working on a new website, planning the dream kitchen, or simply collecting things you love, Ember is designed to be your visual memory.

WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT

Ember is amazingly versatile – it’s the visual scrapbook for your mind.

Once you start storing things in Ember, they’re fully searchable by name, tags and even color; and available on all your favorite Apple devices.

TOP FEATURES

  • Capture – Capture entire webpages from Safari and Chrome
  • Screenshots – Take pixel-perfect screenshots of your desktop, or even individual app windows
  • Detailed Tagging – Organize your images with powerfully tagging, sorting and even color analysis. Just type in “Red” and Ember will look for red images in your library
  • Subscriptions – View images from your favorite blogs with “Subscriptions” – Ember’s reimagined way to read blogs and RSS feeds
  • Sync – Sync via Dropbox to Ember on other Macs, or Ember for iOS (available separately on the App Store) – this version does not support iCloud syncing

THE PROOF

“[Ember] has the look and feel of an app Apple might make. Surely there’s no higher accolade.” – MacFormat

“Ember is an extremely slick app whose developers have paid fanatical attention to every detail of the user experience.” – Macworld

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • OS X Mavericks
  • Localised in French, German, Italian, Japanese and Simplified Chinese

LICENSE DETAILS

  • How many computers can you activate software with? – Valid for use on any Mac you own
  • When does license need to be redeemed by? – Anytime

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An Invaluable Image Management & Sharing App

By Shiny Frog | in Software

THE GOODS

Like a good Stevie Wonder song, this app will get your images collected, designed, delivered – all effortlessly improving your workflow. This invaluable tool helps organize and manage your pictures, so you can quickly find and share them.

Don’t worry about compatibility, it supports all the image formats you need: psd, ai, svg, jpg, png, tiff, pdf, bmp, gif, ico, icns, eps, tga, raw, LittleSnapper, Pixen, Acorn, Sketch and Pixelmator. Seriously, every format you have it does.

WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT

If you’re a designer or graphic artist, you probably scour the web for inspiration on a regular basis – making all the images you find and store on your hard drive a little unwieldy because you have to go back and tag them later – no more, Pixa does this for you.

This is truly one of the best companion apps for designers that we’ve seen, it’ll help you organize your image files like never before.

TOP FEATURES

  • Auto Tagging – Auto tags useful information like colors, size, web addresses, extensions and metadata for your imported images
  • Live Folders – Enables you to organize images without moving them from their original location
  • Export & Share – Accomplish this crucial task quickly and easily. Full Dropbox, CloudApp and Imgur integration, as well as the standard Mac OS X sharing options
  • Screenshot Tool – Powerful yet easy-to-use tool lets you grab screenshots or snap full web page images
  • OS X Integrations – Quicklook, full screen, Mountain Lion share panel and gestures
  • Extensions – Pixa comes with a free extension for Safari and Chrome. Click the button and every picture, background or linked image on a web page will be in your control

THE PROOF

“Pixa allows you to organize your image clippings fast and efficiently so you can concentrate on your creativity instead.” (8/10) – MacAppStorm

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • OS: OS X 10.7.3 or later
  • Languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Simplified Chinese

LICENSE DETAILS

  • How many computers can you activate software with? – A single user may install and use software on multiple computers
  • When does license need to be redeemed by? – No time limit
  • Does it include updates? – All updates of version 1 are free

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The Fun Way To Learn 3D

By Smith Micro Software | in Software

THE GOODS

If you’ve ever thought about creating 3D animation, but thought you’d need formal education to learn how, Poser 10 is here to prove you wrong.

Even if you can’t draw or have never taken an art class, Poser 10 provides the world’s easiest way to create captivating art and animation with 3D characters, now with Pixar’s OpenSubdiv library fully integrated, so your animations will look better than ever.

With over 5GB of ready-to-pose humans and animals, textures, props and 3D scene elements, you’ll animate and render scenes into photorealistic images and video for web, print, and broadcast projects. Graphic artists, illustrators and animators can all get creative with Poser 10.

WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT

It comes with everything you need to get started, including an easy to follow, step-by-step project guide, library of ready-to-pose 3D characters, props to build scenes, cameras, lights and pre-built poses that can be dropped right onto your characters.

With Poser 10 you will be able to render 3D scenes into gorgeous art in no time.

TOP FEATURES

  • Pixar Subdivision Surfaces – Integrated Pixar’s OpenSubdiv library to provide Pixar Subdivision Surfaces, with user definable subdivision levels per prop, figure or even individual body part
  • Comic Book Preview Mode – Color and B&W Comic Book Preview for art with fantastic line control and color, or clean black and white outlines with persistent shading even when rotating or animating
  • 9 New Human & Cartoon Figures – Includes 2 new anatomically accurate humans optimized for SubD and 7 new 3D cartoon figures with incredible facial expressions and personality
  • Bullet Physics for Rigid Body & Soft Body Dynamics – Add jiggle and bounce to any prop or character. Create mechanical links between objects like hinges, swivel, ball joints or sliding links
  • Morph Brush – Now supports Sag, Tighten and Loosen so clothing works better
  • 5GB of Ready-To-Use 3D Content – Figures, props and scene elements; no need to model anything from scratch
  • Simple 3D character animation tools and controls make posing easy
  • Includes full video tutorials to help you learn Poser fast
  • Subsurface Scattering lets you render translucent skin for ultra-realism
  • Rendering speed improvements and OpenGL optimizations make this the fastest Poser ever

THE PROOF

“Smith Micro’s Poser team continues to bring exciting new tools to content developers and end users alike! Bullet Physics, Sub-Division Surfaces, Morph Tool Improvements and the Fitting Room help to level the playing field for your favorite figures and expand upon recent technologies (such as Weight-Mapping). It really takes Poser to the next level in terms of being a creator’s toolbox and the casual user’s playground.” – Joseph Dennison, Netherworks Studios

“I have been using Poser since version 2 and I don’t think that there has ever been such a significant and exciting leap in the technology between versions. I am just blown away by all of the new features and capabilities. I cannot wait to get deep into these new features!” – Anna, Secretheart

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • OS: Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8 or 10.9
  • Processor: 1.5 GHz Intel Core processor (Core 2 Duo or faster recommended)
  • RAM: 1 GB (4 GB or more recommended)
  • Graphics Card: OpenGL enabled graphics card or chipset recommended (recent NVIDIA GeForce and ATI Radeon required for advanced real-time preview features)
  • Display: 24-bit color display, 1440 × 900 minimum resolution
  • Hard Drive: 3 GB free disk space (6 GB recommended)
  • Internet connection required for Content Paradise
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 11 or newer

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Complete Animation For Professionals & Digital Artists

By Smith Micro Software | in Software

THE GOODS

Anime Studio Pro is perfect for professionals looking for a more efficient alternative to tedious frame-by-frame animation.

With an intuitive interface, a visual content library and powerful features such as a bone rigging system, bitmap to vector conversion, integrated lip-synching, 3D modeling, physics, motion tracking, a character wizard and more, Anime Studio Pro delivers advanced animation tools to speed up your workflow.




TOP FEATURES

  • Easy Animation With Bone-Rigging – Bone-rigging is a fast and efficient alternative to tedious frame-by-frame animation. Add a skeleton to any image and then move individual bones to create the pose or motion you want
  • Smart Bones – Smart Bones is an incredible feature that reduces or entirely removes distortion around your character’s joints
  • Enhanced, Vector-Based Drawing Tools – Draw directly in Anime Studio or import your favorite digital images from Photoshop, then manipulate your art any way you wish
  • Preview Animation – Preview animations before committing to rendering, a small video file will be created allowing you to view the animation, with no dropped frames
  • GPU Acceleration – Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) Acceleration takes advantage of your computer’s hardware, boosting performance and quality for several layer types
  • Improved Timeline – Even easier to use than before, with a more intuitive user interface, faster access to critical and often-used tasks and tools
  • Completely Updated Content Library – New content has been created by professional animators and is an awesome guide for those wanting to learn firsthand how pros create their characters, bone rigs and scenes in Anime Studio
  • Automatic Lip Syncing – Simply load a sound file, and Anime Studio does the rest. Easily synchronize characters’ lip and mouth movements to a sound file through a simple and intuitive process
  • Wacom Multi-Touch Support – Use Wacom’s new generation touch tablets with Anime Studio – scale, rotate, pan, zoom in and out of the canvas with simple finger gestures on Bamboo, Intuos and Cintiq touch-based tablets
  • Film and Still Formats – Output finished animations to AVI, MOV and Flash or upload creations directly to Facebook® or YouTube™

THE PROOF

“Anime Studio 10 uses a unique smart bone™ rigging system to create a character skeleton and then effortlessly move the character over the timeline. This is a phenomenal advantage and really helps to accelerate my workflow. With Anime Studio, a process that might have taken weeks, takes just hours – or sometimes even minutes!” – Victor Paredes, renowned Anime Studio artist

“For professional animators, Anime Studio offers an end-to-end tool that makes it possible for a single person or small animation teams to produce work on par with a full animation house.” – Don Varga, Director of Product Marketing for Wacom Technology

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • Macintosh OS X 10.8 or newer
  • 64-bit OS required
  • 1.3 GHz Intel Processor or higher
  • 2 GB RAM recommended
  • 800 MB free hard drive space minimum
  • 1024×768 display (1280×800 recommended)
  • DVD-ROM drive (physical version only)
  • Internet connection for product activation recommended

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Create Professional Logos & Graphics Without Technical Design Experience

By BeLight Software | in Software

WHERE TEXT BECOMES ART

One of the Top 10 best-selling apps in the Mac App Store designer category, Art Text 2 is a layer-based design application that will help you turn text into art. Whether it’s for business or personal needs, you can create logos, web graphics, and buttons – all in professional quality – without the steep learning curve of Photoshop or Illustrator.

The application comes packed with a content gallery, so you’ll have all the tools you need to step your next project up a notch. Over 360 fully customizable templates for headings, buttons, icons, and logos, 600 vector icons and shapes, a Shading Pro tool with over 250 surface materials and more than 190 textures – plus the ability to import and edit your own images and icons – makes this a versatile program for anyone looking for great results without technical design experience.

WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT

The wide application of uses for this program are what make it such a great product. Jazz up that business presentation with a custom header or add a sexy new logo to your promotional materials without wanting to punch your computer screen. Plus you have the flexibility to export your finished product in TIFF, JPEG, PDF, EPS, GIFF and PNG formats.




TOP FEATURES

  • Results can be used with iWork, iWeb, Microsoft Office, Photoshop, and other text edit and web design programs
  • Create beautiful text for your advertisements, brochures, letterheads, newsletters and more
  • Enhance your website with a huge selection of buttons, icons, and logos – or create your own
  • 360 customizable logo templates
  • 600 vector icons and shapes
  • 250+ materials & 190 textures
  • 24 adjustable vector transformations

THE PROOF

“This is a very easy utility to use. Let your creative mind go wild as you explore all of the possibilities!” – (4.5/5) MacNN

“Art Text is a lot of fun to use and fills—at a reasonable price—a niche left by TypeStyler.” – (4/5) Macworld

“If you’re looking for that really unique touch without putting a major dent in your checkbook, check out BeLight Software’s new Art Text…” – MacDirectory

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later (Mavericks compatible), Intel only
  • English, German, French, Spanish and Japanese localizations available

LICENSE DETAILS

  • How many computers can you activate software with? – Multiple users may install and use software on a single computer, or a single user may install and use software on multiple computers
  • When does license need to be redeemed by? – No time limit
  • Does it include updates? – All updates of version 2 are free

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Brings Tabs To Your Native Finder & More

By BinaryAge | in Software

THE GOODS

TotalFinder adds chrome-style tabs, cut & paste, folders on top and other useful features into Apple’s Finder.

WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT

TotalFinder is a plugin, not a replacement. It means that TotalFinder works like the original Finder while adding useful features ands tweaks. You can enable them on individual basis to beef your Finder up.

TOP FEATURES

  • Adds tabs (like in Google Chrome) for your different folders to your native Finder
  • Make Finder available system-wide on a hot-key
  • Adds cut & paste functionality
  • Adds colored labels and side-by-side mode

THE PROOF

“BinaryAge’s TotalFinder still offers the real power tools for users who work with files frequently and need more control… TotalFinder is a plug-in—a modification, really—for the Finder that goes way beyond tabbed browsing.” (4/5) – Macworld

“The interface is smooth, fast, and feels built-in. Everything looks and feels the same as OSX’s finder, but it runs with these added tools and you can choose to use them or not as you please… TotalFinder is a powerful, feature-rich upgrade [that] will provide a more effective, faster means of sorting through and organizing your files, and because of how it installs, it never requires technical knowledge to utilize.” (4/5) – C|NET

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • Intel, Mac OS X 10.8 or later (Mavericks compatible)

LICENSE DETAILS

  • How many computers can you activate software with? – All computers where you are exclusive user or single family computer used by multiple people
  • When does license need to be redeemed by? – Anytime
  • Does it include updates? – Yes, includes all version 1.0 updates

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6 Tools To Improve Your Design Workflow

By HackerMonthly | in Web Services

THE GOODS

The Design Hacker Bundle provides great tools to streamline any web designers’ workflow.

With subscriptions to services such as Invision (collaboration tool), Piktochart (infographics tool), Divshot (designer web hosting); great deals for Swiftly and 99Designs (designers marketplace); and an exclusive template from AppDesignVault (iOS template) – it’s an ideal way to prototype, test and optimize your design work.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

For several of the subscriptions you will need to enter your credit card. In order to not be charged simply cancel your subscription before the trial ends.

iOS App Template: App Design Vault
App Design Vault provides fully-featured iOS app templates to help you dramatically shorten the development cycle and get in the App Store faster

  • What you’ll get: ‘Flattened’ Template ($79) – See Preview HERE

Prototype & Collaboration Tool: InVision
Built to foster collaboration and iteration, InVision helps you design, review and user-test a product before writing a single line of code, with tools for design prototyping, feedback, task management and version control

  • What you’ll get: Professional plan for 6 months ($150)New Users Only

Infographics Tool: Piktochart
Piktochart helps you create professional looking infographics without the learning curve or the cost of hiring a designer

  • What you’ll get: $1 for 2 months of Pro plan ($58)New Users Only

Small Design Jobs: Swiftly
Swiftly makes it easy to get small tasks done quickly. It saves clients time and money while offering designers a convenient way to make money in their downtime

  • What you’ll get: 5 Tasks for $60 ($95)

Static Web Hosting: Divshot
Divshot is the best way to host your static sites. If you use frameworks like Angular, Ember, and others, it’s the quickest way to get your sites up and on a CDN

  • What you’ll get: Tera Static Web Hosting for 6 months ($600)New Users Only

Graphic Design Marketplace: 99designs
99designs is an online graphic design marketplace that enables customers to quickly source graphic design work

  • What you’ll get: Free Power Pack Upgrade ($99)

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • Strong web connection and updated browser to access services