FxFactory Releases Rips Plugins for Final Cut Pro X

Boston based FxFactory today releases XEffects Rips, a new set of Final Cut Pro X plugins. Developed by partner Idustrial Revolution, the plugins emulate the ripping of paper, separating the media into two halves with a photorealistic edge. The rip has onscreen controls for direction and rotation and the rip itself can be positioned using X & Y controls and rotated to any angle. Each plugin comes loaded with a choice of 10 different edges which can be adjusted for edge width, colour and offset.

Prizmo Go 2.0 hits the App Store – Instant Text OCR for iPhone and iPad

Creaceed today announces Prizmo Go 2.0, a major upgrade to their text capture app for iPhone and iPad. Prizmo Go lets the user take a picture of printed or handwritten text and then recognize it using optical character recognition (OCR) technology. The recognized text can then be selected from the photo by swiping through it. Version 2.0 brings a new, more powerful, built-in neural network-based OCR in more languages, cloud-based handwriting recognition, and translation to 59 languages.

Kids can play with puppies and dolls in AR on iOS with Anya

Sprite Labs today releases Anya Dress Up & Pet Puppies AR 4.4, an important feature update their popular entertainment iOS app. Anya is a cute little doll that any child can bring into their life and interact with. Tickle, dress her and interact with her puppies. She can pet her puppies and play games with them too. Versions 4.4 sports a new AR update which allows kids to interact and play with Anya and puppies in their world, changing their clothes, playing games and dancing along.

Cheetah3D 7.2 released: Adds support for HEVC, ProRes, IES Lights & more

MW3D-Solutions today announces Cheetah3D 7.2, an important feature update to its popular 3D modeling solution for Mac OS X. Version 7.2 is now using the AVFoundation framework, which offers much faster and higher quality movie export and support for state of the art movie codecs like HEVC. Professional users will enjoy the added ProRes workflow. The Cheetah3D unbiased render engine Falcon also sees some great additions like support for IES lights, Filmic tone mapping and improved soft shadows.

Quick’Nap – A simple Power Nap Music Timer for your iPhone

KerCodex today introduces Quick’Nap 1.0, their new app developed for iPhone devices. Quick’Nap is a very simple alarm clock App which wakes you up with progressive music chosen out of your iPhone library. And in addition, a cute manga character is helping you all along! Power naps between 10 and 30 minutes quickly revitalize your awareness and efficiency. An alarm mode is also available for the occasional overnight sleep. Security notifications are triggered if you accidentally leave the App.

Simply Trivial released for iOS – General-Knowledge Trivia Game

Northern Bound, LLC today releases Simply Trivial 1.0.11, an important feature update to their classic trivia game for iOS devices. Version 1.0.11 includes feature enhancements. This laid-back trivia game offers hundreds of custom questions in 10 general-knowledge categories, and specialty sets of questions on a variety of topics such as Television and the 70’s. Gamers play at their own pace earning awards and Simply Trivial “Caps” to use on game hints or to purchase specialty sets of questions.