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Aug 31

Vinoteka
Outstanding Wine & Cellar Manager for Mac

Normally: $49.90

ZOT Price: $29.95

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“First of all I want to mention that I am absolutely thrilled by your wine cellar management software you’ve created.” - Werner de Bijl

Vinoteka 2.1.2 – The ultimate wine cellar management software for Mac. In a unique and gorgeous interface showing bottles, cellars and tasting notes, Vinoteka brings the best wine cellar management experience to Mac users. Now featuring complete synchronization with the iPhone/iPoad Touch application Vinoteka Touch 1.1, Vinoteka 2.1.2 becomes the most advanced wine and cellar management software for the Mac platform.

Wine and cellar management

Extremely easy and fun to use, Vinoteka offers a fantastic and realistic environment to manage your references, your bottles (wine, liquors or spirits), recreate your cellar, save your tasting notes and add your own food and wine pairings. The many different powerful features of Vinoteka (large database of appellations, countries, types of wines and shapes of bottles, etc.) provide users with the most advanced technology in terms of wine management. Customizable and user-friendly, straight-to-the point and nevertheless very professional, Vinoteka is the ultimate companion every wine lover needs.

Synchronize Vinoteka with Vinoteka Touch

New in this version – Vinoteka 2.1.2 offers the synchronization of data with the brand new iPhone/iPod Touch application Vinoteka Touch 1.1, also published by VinotekaSoft. Now, synchronize both applications and transfer data to your iPhone/iPod Touch in few clicks. Its very easy and secure. You can now carry your cellar in your pocket, have a look at it and modify it anywhere, any time.

Get Started!

Forget the instruction manual. Watch our Screencasts: Get to know all the features and functions of Vinoteka in our clear and detailed videos.

Help create the Vinoteka community

Have a comment, an idea, or a suggestion regarding Vinoteka and its improvement? Don’t hesitate to let us know about your opinion through Vinoteka’s blog. On the blog, we’ll also let you know about anything new in the application and the wine environment.


Vinoteka has been localized in English, French, Spanish, Italian, German and Portugese.

System Requirements: Mac OSX 10.5 or later. Snow Leopard Ready

Click to Developer’s Site for more info.

Aug 30

Keyboard Maestro
Keyboard Maestro – your new Secret Weapon

Normally: $36.00

ZOT Price: $19.95

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Keyboard Maestro is a powerful macro program for Mac OS X. This is the secret weapon you need to become more productive.

With Keyboard Maestro you can design your own shortcuts and activate them at any time, you can navigate through running applications with the Program Switcher, open windows with the Window Switcher, and you can work with past clipboards with the Clipboard History Switcher – all by pressing simple keystrokes.

Keyboard Maestro will save you time, and if your time is worth anything this will be the best purchase you’ve made in a while! If it saves you five minutes a day, you would save hundreds of dollars a year even on minimum wage. So stop wasting money and start saving time now.

Features include:

  • Create or Record macros (shortcuts) to control your Mac.
  • Create custom palettes of actions in any application.
  • Execute scripts or workflows on command or execute actions from a script.
  • Switch between, and launch and quit, applications.
  • Switch between, and minimize and close, windows.
  • Switch between, and paste, clipboards from your clipboard history.
  • And much more.

John Gruber on Daring Fireball called Keyboard Maestro his Secret Weapon, going on to say “Version 4 is a great update and I recommend it highly.”



Click here to view some great screencasts…

System requirements: Mac OS X 10.5 or later.

Find out more about Keyboard Maestro.

Aug 29

Wondershare Web Gallery for Mac
Professional flash templates make it easy to show your photo albums online

Normally: $59.95

ZOT Price: $24.95

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Wondershare Web Gallery for Mac 1.0.0

Wondershare Web Gallery for Mac is an easy-to-use web photo gallery software, which combines your photos into web photo albums with music in 3 simple steps. Share your albums on MySpace, Blogger and other websites instantly! It has been widely used for making professional flash business banners, web photo album and more, and remains easy to use for beginners without any flash programming knowledge! Just select one of your favorite templates with one-click, drag and drop your digital photos to storyboard, then output or upload your flash gallery to blogs, social networking sites and other websites with simple SWF or HTML code.

Feature Highlights:

  • Choose from a wide variety of great templates for photo albums
  • Enhance picture quality with built-in photo editing tools, including crop, rotate, filter etc.
  • Edit music with built-in audio editing tools
  • Add captions, descriptions and hyperlinks for individual photos

System Requirements:

  • Operating System: Mac OS 10.5 or above;
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz;
  • Memory: 1 GB or higher;
  • Hard Disk: 500MB Free Space or above.

Visit Wondershare Web Gallery for Mac’s website for more info

Aug 27

Radium
Radio Activity for Your Desktop

Normally: $16.00

ZOT Price: $9.28

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All the Internet’s Music at Your Eartips

Tired of using iTunes to listen to internet streams? Tired of
visiting annoying websites in search of the elusive “Listen Now”
link? So is everyone else. Radium consolidates all your
internet streams into a simple, non-intrusive, super-fast,
convenient interface
. But wait! There’s so much more.

Listen to Your Favorite Radio Stations

Already have some internet radio stations you like?
Great. Radium comes with 2000+ built-in channels, updated
automatically every day. If you like a channel, Radium probably
has it. If not, you can let us know and we’ll add your favorite
channel in a flash.

Discover Music

Tired of listening to your favorite radio stations? No
problem. Radium comes with a powerful search, which lets
you search for streams by country, language, genre, and
discover new music
using a simple, Spotlight-like interface:

  • Feel like chilling? Search for “chill”
  • Want to hear what they listen to in Denmark? Search for
    “denmark”
  • Like listening to French talk? Type “french talk” into the
    search
  • Do you enjoy Smooth Jazz? Search for “smooth jazz”

… and Radium does the rest.

Listen at Work

Want to listen at work, or have another computer at home? Great!
When you get a Radium license, you get free licenses for your
other computers
. Radium is also firewall-friendly,
which means that you’ll be able to listen to your favorite
channels even behind a work firewall.

Members-Only Streams Work Too!

Are you subscribed to a members-only streaming service, like
XM/SIRIUS or DI.fm? Radium can connect to those,
too. Just enter your user name and password, and you’re good to
go. If we missed a members-only network, let us know and we’ll
add it.

The Rest Goes Without Saying

Of course, Radium also lets you:

  • Save your favorite channels
  • Set and use global keyboard shortcuts to control
    playback and other stuff
  • Learn more by reading Radium’s comprehensive help
    section.

And you also get free updates!

What Our Customers Say About Radium



It used to be that I found it more convenient to listen to net radio on my iPod,
but the ease of use that comes with Radium has changed that. Instead of having
to use multiple apps (like Tuner, AOL Radio, Soma FM’s app, etc.) on my iPod,
I can just use Radium on my laptop! Pretty awesome.



Ryan Waters



Every now and then you come across a gem of software that just reverberates
with coolness. The logo, the web site, the absolute simplicity and functionality.
Radium is a rare work of art.



Allin DuBuc



You are doing a great job with Radium, and am glad to see the feedback
and suggested streams being added as you can. I use radium everyday at
work and at home. I have started suggesting Radium to my Mac owning
friends now. Thank you for your diligence creating, updating, and supporting
the software. Keep up the good work!



Timothy Lovall

System Requirements

  • Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later (including Snow Leopard)
  • 1GHz PowerPC or Intel Mac, or better
  • One ear or more. (Radium outputs in Stereo; use two ears
    for optimal results.)

Click to Developer’s Site for more info.

Enjoy! -Your friendly neighborhood developers
from CatPig Studios.

Aug 26

VideoPier HD
The missing link between your MPEG2 camcorder and your Mac.
Weekend ZOT Preview Below

Normally: $79.00

ZOT Price: $39.00

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Why VideoPier?

VideoPier is the missing link between MPEG2 camcorders and your Mac.
It lets you visualize the clips on your camera that Quicktime would otherwise refuse to open. VideoPier lets you copy them to disk, and export them to any format for viewing (iPod, AppleTV, iPhone) or editing (iMovie 06/08).

Simplify your workflow

VideoPier will let you copy files from your camcorder to disk without any conversion. Your files will appear in date-based events for easy retrieval.

Built on solid foundations

VideoPier is built on top of the ffmpeg open-source component. This component provides very high quality video processing and support for a wide wide variety of formats.

Beauty and simplicity

  • detect your camcorder and let you visualize all clips.
  • copy files from your camcorder to your hard drive in their original format.
  • Import clips that have been already been copied to disk.
  • create events for the imported clips (events are organized by year like in iMovie 08).
  • visualize your clips, including their date.
  • multi-clip playback in the embedded player or in full screen.
  • export to any Quicktime format, to DV for iMovie 06, to the iPod/iPhone and Apple TV. In addition, VideoPier will keep track of the exported file so you can always retrieve it later.
  • export to iMovie 08 and 09
  • VideoPier comes in two flavours: a Standard version and a HD version (VideoPier HD) Today’s ZOT is the HD version.

    Workflows for both SD and HD video

    While VideoPier is mainly targeted at users that have a standard definition camcorder (recording on SD cards, DVD, HardDrive), VideoPier HD (Today’s ZOT!) adds the ability to capture from tape based HDV camcorders. VideoPier HD speaks with Final Cut and lets you export your HD clips in a format that is ready for editing.

    VideoPier and iMovie

    VideoPier is not a replacement for iMovie 06/08. Instead it offers the following benefits to iMovie users:

  • VideoPier lets you manage video files in their native format. VideoPier will save you time and disk space because you no longer need to convert all the videos from their original format into something iMovie understands. Instead, copy the files in their native format, visualize and organize them with VideoPier. When you need to use some of the files for your editing work, convert those files only.
  • if you are still using iMovie 06, then VideoPier lets you work with camcorders that iMovie simply won’t recognize.
  • if you are using iMovie 08 or 09, then VideoPier lets you move away from the imposed Apple Intermediate Codec when editing convert MPEG files in your desired format (H264 for example) for later editing in iMovie.
  • VideoPier and HDV

    VideoPier handles raw HDV material on your disk. Even if you don’t possess the Apple HDV Codec that ships with Final Cut Pro, VideoPier lets you visualize and convert these files. In addition, VideoPier HD supports capture from tape based HDV camcorders, complete with : scene detection, capture date extraction and custom file naming options.

    Supported camcorders(*)

    VideoPier has been tested with videos coming from the following camcorders:

    Panasonic SDR-S100, SDR-S150, SDR-H250, SDR-S7, SD-1000, HDC-SX5, HDC-SD5, HDC-HS9,
    JVC Everio models recording MPEG-2 on Hard drive: GZ-MG37U, …
    JVC GZ-HD7, JVC GZ-HD7U, GU77, GZ-MG57E
    Toshiba GigaShot cameras, HD2 A40F
    Canon HG10, FS100, HF100, HF10 (requires VideoPier 1.2 or above for dual card support)…
    Sony models recording on Hard-drive or card as well as mini-DV based HDV
    camcorders(**). Models include: HDR SR7, HDR SR12, DCR-SR42, HDR-TG1, DCR-SR46, HDR-SR8E

    (*) This list is far from complete and we keep adding new ones as we get reports from our customers. If your camcorder does not appear to be supported, please contact us at: support.my.camcorder ‘at’ aquafadas.com
    (**) direct capture from HDV camcorders via Firewire is only supported in VideoPier HD.

    Compare VideoPier Std and HD version (Today’s ZOT) here…

    System requirements

  • Mac OS X 10.5 or later. Fully compatible with Snow Leopard (Mac OS 10.6).
  • 1-GHz G4, G5, or Intel-based Mac
  • 512 MB of RAM
  • An MPEG2 camera (optional)
  • Internet connection required for registration.
  • Click to Aquafadas’ Site for more info.


    This weekend’s ZOT?
    September 28th and 29th

    Radium

    Say hello to your new internet radio player. It sits in your menu bar and stays out of your way. No browser necessary. And it just works.

    Learn more about Radium here…

    Aug 24

    Bracketeer
    Merge Multiple Photos Easily – A 48hr ZOT!

    Normally: $29.95

    ZOT Price: $14.97

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    WHAT IS BRACKETEER?

    Bracketeer is a front-end GUI for Enfuse. Enfuse is a command-line opensource utility which uses multiple exposures of a scene (bracketed exposures) and merges them together to form a uniformly lit scene. It is similar to tonemapping with an HDR image except that no HDR image is ever created, and there is no ghosting. It works with any kind of bracketed image set, not just panoramic equirectangular images. Bracketeer can even auto-align hand-held shots! The results are almost always much better than anything that can be achieved with Photoshop’s HDR Tone Mapping:

    Here is a great example of what Bracketeer can do. These images were shot hand-held at -2EV, 0EV, and +2EV:









    Bracketeer was used to auto-align and enfuse the images to get this stunning result:



    How to Use It…

  • Simply Drag & Drop your image files into the Bracketeer Window (can be almost any file format: jpeg, tiff, png, psd, and even camera RAW files).
  • Once the source images are loaded simply click the “Enfuse It!” button to make the magic happen!
  • Bracketeer always outputs a lossless TIFF file.
  • Technical Requirements

    BRACKETEER 4.3.1 (The latest version) requires MAC OS 10.6 or later

    DOWNLOAD BRACKETEER 3.4 FOR MAC OS X (10.4 through 10.5).

    It is a Universal Binary application, so it runs native on either a PowerPC or Intel based Mac.

    Click to Developer’s Site for more info.



    Aug 23

    Daniusoft Video Converter Pro for Mac
    Convert video and rip DVD in one click

    Normally: $49.00

    ZOT Price: $25.00

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    Daniusoft Video Converter Pro for Mac

    Daniusoft Video Converter Pro for Mac is an all-round solution to convert between SD/HD video & audio formats and rip DVD with best quality and super high speed on Mac OS X. It also grants you the ability to customize video/DVD like clip/merge files, crop frame size, apply effect and add watermark. Easy, fast and reliable, this professional video converter enables you to complete the DVD/Video/Audio conversion with a single click.

    Feature Highlights:

    • Convert all pop video & audio formats, including HD videos
    • Rip DVD to the right format for portable devices like iPod, iPhone, iPhone 4, iPad, PSP, etc.
    • Basic video editing tools for your need, such as cropping, trimming, video adjustments and watermark
    • Multi-core processor support to maximize the conversion speed
    • User Comments:

      Exceptionally easy to use and very efficient. Makes my conversions a breeze. I like the options available for setting the bitrate and codec.

      Overall, I am very satisfied with both performance and convenience.

      I tried ripping DVD on Mac and its pretty fast and easy few click operation. I like the nice, clean user interface and one click buttons.

    System Requirement:

    • Mac OS X 10.5 or later, Intel processor/li>

    Visit Daniusoft Video Converter Pro for Mac’s page for more info

    Aug 22

    Share
    The quick and easy way to transfer files Mac-to-Mac.

    Normally: $9.95

    ZOT Price: $6.00

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    Why use Share?

    Share lets you push files to every other Mac in your local network running Share out of the box, without any extra setup or configuration.

    Take a Quick Look…

    You don’t need to open a file to see what’s inside it. Just press the space bar, or click the Quick Look button, and you will get a preview of the file’s contents. Anyway, the Files Received window also renders a Quick Look preview next to each file’s name.

    …or process your new files

    Double-click a file to open it using the default application, move it to the Trash if you don’t find it interesting, or move it around in the Finder. It’s up to you.

    Drag and drop

    Drop any file onto Share’s dock icon to Share it. Drag any file from Share’s “Files Received” window to any location on disk to move it.

    Supported files

    Share supports any kind of file. It will use Quick Look, provided by Mac OS X, to render a preview when available. Oh, and try to drop any website address over Share’s dock icon…

    System Requirements: Requires Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or later.

    Click to Developer’s Site for more info.

    Aug 20

    Mail Stationery
    Make your emails AMAZING!

    Normally: $39.00

    ZOT Price: $19.50

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    Say It All.

    Stylish, sharp, and straight to the point. Words are just not that necessary.

    Once in a while, plain words are just not enough. Like when you’re trying to “wow” a potential client, wish your colleague a happy birthday, or make your friend’s day with the funniest e-mail of them all. That’s when emotions overcome reason, and that’s when your e-mail message just begs for richness. We have something for these little instances to make your everyday lives just a tad fascinating.

    Pushing the Boundaries
    Mail Stationery 3.0 is a beautiful collection of 100 top-quality templates for Apple Mail, from professional designers who produced not only visually attractive, but also highly functional designs. In addition, most of the templates come with extra color themes or design variations, which will maximize your choice for creative solutions.



    Holidays
    Sending traditional holiday postcards is so anti-green, anti-saving, and anti-21st century! Consider greeting your loved ones with one of the ten sweet and funny e-mail cards from our special bonus collection, which you can download completely free of charge from our Goodies bundle. Let the spirit of kindness and warmth triumph over cold, hard technology.

    Miscellaneous
    Like an old attic full of goodies, this category always delivers a few of your favorite things, except that these are all brand new and shiny. The beautiful and easily customizable templates allow you to add your own images, change fonts, and otherwise make your e-mails instantly appealing.

    Greetings
    Make people you care about a little happier with a little attention. Show it with one of our eight greeting templates ranging from a color fiesta for birthdays to classic bloody gloom for Halloween.

    Invitations
    Wedding, house party, or Sunday afternoon movie—you name it. Throw in your own pictures and pick the best color scheme for the best prelude to the best party. Make the attendees squirm with impatience and curiosity: what might follow an invitation like that?

    Cardboard Gallery

    These stripped-down designs with cardboard backgrounds, casual fonts, and hand-drawn silly faces look as if you have scribbled them on a page ripped off from a notebook while sipping an almond latte, decaf. Exploit the laid-back hipness they offer. Say hi, say sorry, or say whatever is on your mind with these twelve unassumingly cool templates.



    Newsletters
    Tell your clients about your new products with simple yet effective stationery templates. Five variations with image placeholders provide the best way to show off your offer.

    Ink Sense
    Reckless splashes and streaks of color might just be the best thing for your e-mails if done right. Flaunt your creativity, individuality, and penchant for the unconventional with seven different designs and lots of color schemes.

    Daily
    A funky collection of stationery templates for everyday gossiping, link-sharing, reminders, and even daily quotes. Ignite a spark in your colleagues’ and friends’ day-to-day routines with lots of style and just a bit of cheekiness.

    Easy to Be Smart
    These stationery designs aren’t a few boilerplate pictures that bore you before you even start using them. Don’t feel constrained by the one hundred template limit—most of the templates come with up to eight additional color themes and design variations. You can explore these by simply clicking on the background of an e-mail created with your choice of stationery. On top of all, the Mail Stationery 3.0 package includes all 200 templates from the previous releases as a bonus in case you don’t own them yet.

    See all the Samples here…

    E-mails with the templates can only be sent from Apple Mail

    Compatible with:

  • Gmail
  • MobileMe
  • Yahoo Mail
  • Mozilla Thunderbird
  • Apple Mail
  • and Others…
  • System Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5 Mail or higher.

    Click to Developer’s Site for more info.

    Aug 19

    World of Goo

    Fun/Games Comments Off

    World of Goo
    A multiple award winning physics based puzzle/construction game
    Weekend ZOT Preview Below

    Normally: $19.95

    ZOT Price: $9.95

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    World of Goo is a multiple award winning physics based puzzle / construction game made entirely by two guys. Drag and drop living, squirming, talking, globs of goo to build structures, bridges, cannonballs, zeppelins, and giant tongues. The millions of Goo Balls that live in the beautiful World of Goo are curious to explore – but they don’t know that they are in a game, or that they are extremely delicious.

    Features

    • Mysterious Levels: Each level is strange and dangerously beautiful, introducing new puzzles, areas, and the creatures that live in them.
    • World of Goo Balls: Along the way, undiscovered new species of Goo Ball, each with unique abilities, come together to ooze through reluctant tales of discovery, love, conspiracy, beauty, electric power, and the third dimension.
    • The Sign Painter: Someone is watching you.
    • World of Goo Corporation: Congratulations! World of Goo Corporation is the Global Leader in Goo and Goo Related Product, including World of Goo Corporation Trademark Brand Soft Drink Beverage and World of Goo Corporation Trademark Brand Facial Exfoliating Lotion. Succulent!
    • Massive Online Competition: Human players around the world compete in a living leaderboard to build the tallest towers of goo in World of Goo Corporation’s mysterious sandbox

    System Requirements

    • Mac OS X v10.4 or later
    • PowerPC processor or better
    • 512MB RAM or more
    • 80MB hard-disk space or more
    • Video card: Any 3D graphics card less than 5-years old
    • Keyboard and mouse

    Click to Developer’s Site for more info.


    This weekend’s ZOT?
    August 21st ad 22nd

    Mail Stationery

    It’s in the Details
    Once in a while, plain words are just not enough. Like when you’re trying to “wow” a potential client, wish your colleague a happy birthday, or make your friend’s day with the funniest e-mail of them all. That’s when emotions overcome reason, and that’s when your e-mail message just begs for richness. We have something for these little instances to make your everyday lives just a tad fascinating.

    Learn more about it here…