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Welcome to the December 2018 edition of AppleVis Unlimited, our monthly
newsletter which aims to
highlight what’s new and noteworthy on the AppleVis website. Below, you’ll
find a selection of the best
content posted to AppleVis – from new app entries, to app updates, to the
latest news and podcasts. For
easier navigation, the major sections of this post are at heading level 3,
and each individual item is at
heading level 4.
New and Noteworthy App Entries
1. backpack studio
(iOS, US$9.99)
Backpack Studio allows you to easily create studio quality recordings from
anywhere in
the world. It mixes your show for you, so you can focus on being creative.
From the
developer of the former bossjock studio, based upon years of refinement and
user
feedback. Backpack is a must have app for all podcasters, broadcasters, and
DJ’s, and
voiceover artists.
Features
* Record your voice while simultaneously triggering sounds – intros,
background
music, and sound effects. The sounds automatically adjust volume in real
time.
No need for multitrack or post production software. Creating a show becomes
a
creative live performance instead of an edit job!
* A powerful first of its kind soundboard with unlimited pages of pads.
Scroll the
pads to the left and a new empty page will appear ready to go! Reposition
sounds, pin sounds to a specific pad to appear on each page. Configure the
size,
color, and behavior of each pad as needed. Swipe the pads vertically to live
mix
the volume.
* Import sounds into the soundboard on they fly from anywhere – iCloud ,
dropbox, your music library, email, even open from other apps.
* Studio quality compression, limiting, and eq algorithms are
automatically
applied to the live mix loud, studio quality mastered sound.
* Encodes to all popular formats, mp3, wav, m4a, aiff – Publish
recordings directly
to Soundcloud, iCloud, dropbox, Facebook, youtube, FTP, for Libsyn, or open
in
any app on your phone that accepts audio or video.
* Full VoiceOver compatibility for visually impaired producers .
* Battery and cpu optimization. Records in compressed audio to save 90%
of the
drive space space of other mixing apps. (optional)
* Inter-app audio and audiobus support allow you to stream to other apps.
* Works with all usb / external mics like the Apogee Mic, IK Multimedia
iRig Mic
Cast and Blue Mikey. Backpack also enables you to mix the left and right
channels or disable the iOS built in gain control (AGC)

Current Version: 1.2.1 (December 20, 2018)
Read backpack studio’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more information
https://www.applevis.com/apps/ios/utilities/backpack-studio
Visit backpack studio’s App Store page
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/backpack-studio/id1438882186?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D8

2. Cash Reader Tool for Blind (iOS, Free With In-App Purchases)
Cash Reader identifies banknote denomination for the largest number of
currencies.
Point your camera to the money in hand and hear, see or feel its value.
All banknotes supported by Cash Reader are listed below alphabetically by
region.
European Union:
Euro, British pound, Bulgarian lev, Croation kuna, Czech Crown, Danish
krone, Hungarian
Forint, Polish zloty, Romanian leu, Swedish krona
Europe:
Bosnian mark, Icelandic crown, Norwegian krone, Russian Ruble, Swiss franc,
Turkish
Lira, Ukrainian hryvnia
North America:
Canadian dollar, United States dollar
Middle East:
Jordanian Dinar, Kuwaiti Dinar, Saudi riyal
Asia:
Chinese yuan, Japanese yen
Oceania:
Australlian dollar
Africa:
Tunisian Dinar
App is localised to these languages:
English, German, French, Czech, Slovak, Arabic, Polish, Romanian, Russian,
Bulgarian,
Swedish, Turkish.
Current Version: 1.20 (December 28, 2018)

Read Cash Reader Tool for Blind’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more
information
https://www.applevis.com/apps/ios/utilities/backpack-studio
Visit Cash Reader Tool for Blind’s App Store page
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/backpack-studio/id1438882186?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D8

3. Microsoft To-Do (iOS, Free)
Microsoft To-Do is a simple and intelligent to-do list that makes it easy to
plan your day.
Whether it’s for work, school or home, To-Do will help you increase your
productivity
and decrease your stress levels. It combines intelligent technology and
beautiful design
to empower you to create a simple daily workflow. Organize your day with
To-Do’s
smart Suggestions and complete the most important tasks or chores you need
to get
done, every day. To-Do syncs between your phone and computer, so you can
access
your to-dos from school, the office, or the grocery store or even while
you’re traveling
around the world.
You can quickly add, organize and schedule your to-dos while you’re on the
go. With
important to-dos that you really shouldn’t forget you can add reminders and
due
dates—we’ll remember them for you. And if you have to-dos that you need to
tick off
on a daily, weekly or yearly basis you can set up recurring due dates to
remind you each
and every time. To-Do also works with your Outlook Tasks, making it easier
to manage
all of your tasks in whichever app you’re in. Whether you want to manage
your to-dos
when using Outlook or To-Do, they’ll always be available to you in both
places.
You can also use To-Do as a note-taking app, adding detailed notes to every
to-do—
from addresses, to details about that book you want to read, to the website
for your
favorite café. You can collect all your tasks and notes in one place to help
you achieve
more.
What areas of your life do you want to be more productive in? You can have a
color-
coded list for each. Now you can quickly add your homework to one list, your
groceries
to another, your packing list, your work projects and your home DIY projects
to yet
more lists. You can create as many lists as fits your lifestyle. And if you
follow a
productivity system such as GTD (David Allen’s Getting Things Done
Methodology) then
you can create a Someday list or a Follow-up list. To-Do is here for you,
whether your
goals are for this week or in 5 years time.

Current Version: 1.46 (December 17, 2018)
Read Microsoft To-Do’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more information
https://www.applevis.com/apps/ios/productivity/microsoft-do
Visit Microsoft To-Do’s App Store page
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/microsoft-to-do/id1212616790?ign-mpt=uo%3D8

4. MusicHarbor (iOS, Free)
Keeping up with the latest releases from your favorite artists has never
been so easy.
With MusicHarbor you can follow artists closely and be the first to know
about new
albums, singles and EP’s.
Apple Music Integration: You can import artists from your Apple Music
library, or add
them manually.
Stay organized: MusicHarbor brings the feed concept to music releases. See
all albums
from artists you follow on a single centralized timeline, chronologically
ordered. Also,
you can filter by types like album, EP, single or remix.
Be notified: Receive notification when a new album is available and be the
first to know!

Current Version: 1.6.0 (December 17, 2018)
Read MusicHarbor’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more information
https://www.applevis.com/apps/ios/music/musicharbor
Visit MusicHarbor’s App Store page
https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/musicharbor/id1440405750?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D8

5. The Great Toy Robbery 2.0 (macOS, Free)
Fourteen years ago, a crazy audio game with a kid running around in Santa’s
factory to
steal toys for himself was released. It has become one of the most classic
and iconic
audio games people think about during the holidays. After a much-anticipated
wait,
version 2.0 is here.
Play as Naughty Mcnaughterson as you dash through Santa’s workshop picking
up toy
after toy. But, it’s not that easy. Use sounds to guide you as you collect
toys while
dodging security elves, and after enough time has elapsed, you’ll have to
deal with Santa
himself.
Version 2.0 boasts all new features. Post your scores to our all-new
regional
leaderboards. Do you live in Australia? Take on all your pals from down
under. Live in
the EU? No problem, you and all your European pals can compete together.
There is
plenty of regional fun for all.
If you played old versions of the game, you will remember that having to
escape from
Santa was as simple as running to the same exit repeatedly. Not anymore. Now
you’ll
need to use strategy, nerves of steel, and a bit of luck to escape. did we
mention he’s
much scarier too? He might even have a surprise or two up his sleeves. He
has sleeves,
right?
If you like all sorts of numbers and statistical stuff, then version 2.0 has
you covered.
Track statistics such as wins, losses, steps taken and much more. You can
even export
your stats to a txt file that you can email to your friends or post on
Facebook or even
your favorite forums.
For the true collector, The Great Toy Robbery contains 100 achievements.
Some are
simple to unlock, and others will make you think. Even others might be based
on pure
chance. Think you can get all 100?
And if that’s not enough for you, Ive got one, more, thing. The Great Toy
Robbery is the
first LWorks title that you can install straight to your mac. No more
bootcamp or
virtualizing, just grab and go. That’s right. This is the first LWorks title
that is truly cross-
platform. Now more gamers than ever can enjoy this fun and challenging game.

Read The Great Toy Robbery 2.0’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more
information
https://www.applevis.com/apps/mac/games/great-toy-robbery-20
Visit The Great Toy Robbery 2.0’s website
http://www.l-works.net/tgtr.php

6. Warm Me Up (iOS, US$5.99)
Warm Me Up! is the most comprehensive and varied vocal warm up tool
available to
today’s singer.
Tailored to your voice type, there are 50 vocal warm up exercises split over
five different
categories, specifically designed to guide you through a warm up that
gradually eases
your voice into its full range.
Warm Me Up! will create a unique warm up for you. It can generate a warm up
based
on how much time you have available or you can browse the individual tracks
and
create your own warm up as you desire. The exercises are recorded in high
quality
audio. A lush baby grand accompanies you through each exercise and a
professional
singer guides you through the first two repeats of each. On screen, each
exercise is
accompanied by suggestions and instructions to help you get the most out of
each
exercise.
The Warm Me Up! team (Luke Hunter, Vicky Jacobs and David Young) have warmed
up
professional singers in Australia, the USA, New Zealand, and England. They
are
professional vocalists, singing teachers, and musical directors. They have
warmed up the
casts of many mega musicals including Jersey Boys, Xanadu, Wicked, Mamma
Mia, and
Les Mis. They have warmed up corporate and recreational Glee Clubs, pop
singers,
opera stars, and choirs.
Warm Me Up! is specifically designed to be used by both the amateur and
professional
singer, and can be used to warm up a soloist or larger group. And it’s a
fantastic
resource for singing teachers and choir directors who can warm up their
ensemble away
from the keyboard.

Current Version: 1.5 (September 26, 2016)
Read Warm Me Up’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more information
https://www.applevis.com/apps/ios/music/warm-me
Visit Warm Me Up’s App Store page
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/warm-me-up/id427362797?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D8

7. ZOOM Cloud Meetings (iOS, Free)
Stay connected wherever you go – start or join a 100-person meeting with
flawless
video, crystal clear audio, instant screen sharing, and cross-platform
instant messaging –
for free!
Zoom is used by over 500,000 customer organizations and is #1 in customer
satisfaction.
It’s super easy! Install the free Zoom app, click on “Host a Meeting,” and
invite up to 100
people to join you on video!
Key Features:
* Best iPhone and iPad video meeting quality
* Best iPhone and iPad screen sharing quality
* Screen share directly from your iPhone or iPad
* Screen share photos, web, and iCloud, MS OneDrive, Box or Dropbox files
* Screen share apps via iOS AirPlay
* Co-annotate during screen sharing on iPhone and iPad
* Real-time whiteboard collaboration on iPad
* Send group text, images, and audio files from mobile and desktop
* Contact availability status
* Easily invite phone, email, or company contacts
* Join as interactive participant or view-only webinar attendee
* Works over WiFi, 4G/LTE, and 3G networks
* Safe driving mode while on the road
* Connect with anyone on iPad, iPhone, other mobile devices, Windows,
Mac,
Zoom Rooms, H.323/SIP room systems, and telephones
* Start a meeting by asking Siri to “start a Zoom video call with….”

Current Version: 4.1.20 (December 18, 2018)
Read ZOOM Cloud Meetings’ AppleVis App Directory entry for more information
https://www.applevis.com/apps/ios/business/zoom-cloud-meetings
Visit ZOOM Cloud Meetings’ App Store page
https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/zoom-cloud-meetings/id546505307?mt=8

All recent app entries posted to AppleVis can be found at:
iOS https://www.applevis.com/apps/latest?type=ios_app_directory
Mac https://www.applevis.com/apps/latest?type=mac_app_directory
Apple Watch
https://www.applevis.com/apps/latest?type=apple_watch_app_directory
Apple TV https://www.applevis.com/apps/latest?type=apple_tv_app_directory

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