Some miscellaneous software updates that Mac genealogists may find interesting – iOrganize, Genetic Code Widget, JournalX, and Precision Recall.
iOrganize 6.0 Notepad, Mac OS X 10.4+, $19.95
Organize is the perfect application to store all the notes, ideas, text extracts, web links… you find while working daily, but without knowing exactly what to do with them.
Thanks to its great user interface, iOrganize lets you quickly and easily store what you want. Advanced users can take advantage of advanced features such as the services menu or the dock menu to quickly create new notes.
Its powerful search functions let you retrieve nearly instantly what you were looking for, even months after storing it.
Genetic Code Widget – Mac OS X 10.4, Free
displays the standard genetic code in a simple table showing the 64 codons and the amino acids each codon codes for
JournalX – Mac OS X 10.3.9, $15
The main idea in JournalX is to collect, organize and find documents in various formats to one or multiple subjects. Documents collected in this way can be organized and will be displayed in its integrated viewer. You can create your own documents to write down your ideas in the well known RTF format. Additionally it is also possible to add other documents by drag and drop them onto the tables. By doing so it is very easy to complete your data collection with various sources like JPG pictures or PDF documents.
Precision Recall – Mac OS X 10.4, $99
At Agent Software we believe that searching for information on the desktop and Internet should be easier, more manageable and more productive. We also know we need to do more than use key words to pull up links in a endless list. So we got to work and created a way to search all of the
Web, and your computer, in a way that adds meaning to the word “Search.” Close your eyes,
imagine a few key concepts that you need to develop. Now open your eyes and see the results of your search organized into Folders, and stored on your computer and ready to be evaluated and updated as you see fit.