Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Sketchoo 1.1.1 released. The all new drawing experience!

We are happy to announce the all new drawing experience for beginners and professionals. Sketchoo is now available in version 1.1.1 which fixes many minor issues:

* Fixed an issue where the brush options palette might not be displayed properly.
* Fixed the behavior of the miniaturize button in the gallery and paint window.

Everyone using the Mac Appstore version should update to the latest version of Sketchoo.


cheers dietmar

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Thoughts to be featured on Apples Mac App Store retail posters

Browsing on apple.com yesterday i explored the new apple Mac App Store website. And i found the Thoughts icon on it, isn´t that awesome. Apple salso told us that Thoughts is featured on all Apple reatil posters in the Apple Stores worldwide:)
Check it out for yourself.

cheers dietmar

Monday, April 11, 2011

Deskscribble 1.1 available on the Mac App Store

We are happy to announce that only 5 weeks after the release of Deskscribble 1.0 we are updating Deskscribble and bringing it to a whole new level.

Version 1.1 of Deskscribble brings many major improvements and new features along with a reworked GUI. So many new features that i cannot name all of them. To name a few of them: new sharing options for facebook cloudapp and flickr, new presentation mode, new click through tool, new global shortcuts.

Hope you really like the update, cheers dietmar

These are the change notes:

Performance Improvements
• Greatly improved the drawing performance.

Minimizing the Tools Palette
• By dragging or clicking on its handle, you can now minimize the tools palette to get out of the way.

New Cursors
• Now the cursor shows the tool that's currently selected.

New tool: Clickthrough
• Allows you to interact with all applications while the drawing is in the foreground.

Added Presentation Mode
• Allows you to use application like Keynote and Powerpoint, drawing on top of the slides! (See our help page on how to configure Keynote for this)
• Works best in combination with the clickthrough tool.

Added Hotkey Support
• System-wise hotkeys for switching between Deskscribble and the other applications and for all three tools.
• They're user-configurable in the preferences.

Added Tool Shortcuts
• All tools have single-key shortcuts now (as long as Deskscribble is in the foreground).
• Take a look at the preferences for a list.
• Works especially well when the tools palette is minimized.

Added Support for Multiple Screens
• Select the monitor to use for scribbling in the preferences.

Export Image Types
• Images can now be exported in the GIF, JPEG, JPEG2000, PDF and TIFF format along with the already existing PNG integration.

Social Integration: Upload your creations to the Internet! Share with your colleagues, friends and family!
• Facebook
• Flickr
• CloudApp

Other Things
• Switching between canvas colors now fades.
• Added a button in the tools palette to quickly switch out of Deskscribble without quitting it.
• Added pinch gesture for changing the tool size and the swipe gesture for changing the canvas background.
• Added a context menu for quickly switching settings while drawing.
• Added a list of color presets (the full color range is still available though!).
• Added the "View" menu to minimize the tools palette and showing the colors palette.
• Added help files.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Making of Deskscribble: The power of pure Open GL!

For all those wondering how Deskscribble makes so smooth lines, Deskscribble is completely built up on a customly created OpenGL drawing engine built from the ground up for speed and smooth lines. Yes we mean that Open GL that is used for the newest high end Graphics Games.

For those of you who where interested, Deskscribbles drawing engine was coded in many months to give a perfect and smooth drawing experience. The drawing engine has about 2500 lines of code just for drawing smooth lines and running really speedy.

Behind the simplified GUI of deskscribble is a really powerfull engine which is just waiting to be used by all of you drawing your craziest drrwaings, doodles, notes and more. Try it today. Only on the Mac App Store. Limited time only for $ 6.99

Welcome Deskscribble, the new greenandslimy app. Available now only on the Mac App Store!

Deskscribble is a new app allowing to scribble on top of your desktop, on a whiteboard or on a blackboard for presentation purposes, draw nice scribbles, notes and more.

It is so simple and straight forward to use that even your kids can doodle around with Deskscribble.

Deskscribble has full wacom tablet pressure sensitivity support as undo/redo support, opacity support, autosaves your work so when you quit deskscribble and launch it again everything is there as you left it. One click and your board is wiped. Saving your scribbles is also no problem, and you can even import images.

Deskscribble is perfect for:

• Presentations
• Visual demonstrations
• Desktop highlighting
• Annotations
• Writing notes
• Scribbles
• Kids doodles
• and much much more…

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Thoughts 1.1 available at the Mac Appstore.

Finally Thouhgts 1.1 codename Monocle is also available at the Mac Appstore. Apple needed more time for reviewing then wie thought. Anyone who bought Thoughts via the Mac Appstore can update now.

Cheers Dietmar

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Thoughts 1.1 Codename "Monocle": Available now!

We are really thrilled to tell you that our next update of Thoughts is out now.
With Thoughts 1.1 Codename Monocle we introduce many new features and imrpovements
to make working with Thoughts even easier.

• Added searchfield in shelf to search for booknames (supports shortcut cmd-F)
• Added possibility to import documents into new book or import documents into current book (supports txt, rtf, rtfd, doc, docx, otd, html and webarchive)
• Added possibility to drag and drop pages from one book into another
• Added support for longer booktitles
• Added Fullscreenmode for books
• Added possibility to show/hide date in pages list
• Added preferences option to disable animations at all
• Added confirmation sheet for deleting books
• Added option menu for dock icon

Besides this we also fixed some hard to crack bugs. Printing should work fine now without cropping pages.

Thoughts 1.1 Codename Monocle can be downloaded via www.thoughtsapp.com/Thoughts.dmg or via Check for Update in Thoughts. We also submitted the new version to the Mac Appstore and hope that it will be available there soom too. We will keep you up to date.

I want to say thanks to our translaters around the world who helped us supporting 11 languages for Thoughts. Thanks for all our supportive customers too.
We hope you all like this update. cheers Dietmar