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@Last Software

  • SketchUp 2.1 (Professional architectural software.) 5-Clicks / Reviewed 10/02
  • SketchUp 5, 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 2/06

3M

  • 3M Precise Mousing Surface (mousepad)

Abbott Systems, Inc.

  • CanOpener 4 (Extracts text, pictures and sounds from any file or program.) 4-Clicks / Reviewed 8/99

Abracadata

  • 3D Railroad Concept & Design (Design and animate your own railroad)
  • Design Your Own Home - 3D WalkAround . Reviewed 7/99 RATED 5-CLICKS

ACD Systems

  • Canvas 9 Professional (professional drawing program) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 9/04

Adobe Systems, Inc.

  • PageMaker 6.5, PhotoShop 4, Illustrator 8, Acrobat, PageMill 2, ATM, ATR, PhotoDeluxe 2
  • ImageStyler 1.0: 4-Clicks / Reviewed 2/99
  • Drag & Drop Design (book) 3.5-Clicks / Reviewed 5/99
  • Interactivity by Design (book) 1-Click / Reviewed 8/99
  • InDesign 1.0, 3.5-Clicks / Reviewed 12/99
  • PageMaker 6.5 Plus. 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 5/00
  • InDesign 1.5, 4-Clicks / Reviewed 9/00
  • Acrobat 4.05 (convert files from any program into PDF format) 4-Clicks / Reviewed 12/00
  • After Effects 4.1 (special effects for movies) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 7/01
  • Illustrator 10. 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 5/02
  • Photoshop 7 Reviewed 8/02 RATED 5-CLICKS
  • Premiere 6.5 (video editing software) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 1/03
  • InDesign 2 (page-layout) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 4/03
  • GoLive 6 (web page design software) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 7/03
  • Photoshop Elements 2 (A slightly scaled-down Photoshop) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 11/03
  • Photoshop CS (The ultimate photo-editing program) Reviewed 3/04 RATED 5-CLICKS
  • InDesign CS (Excellent page layout & design program) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 6/04
  • Photoshop Elements 3 (A slightly scaled-down Photoshop) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 1/05
  • Photoshop CS2 (The ultimate photo-editing program) Reviewed 8/05 RATED 5-CLICKS
  • Photoshop Elememnts 4 (Powerful photo-editing software) 4-Clicks / Reviewed 7/06
  • Illustrator CS3 (Powerful drawing program) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 4/08

Alien Skin Software

  • Image-correction filters for Photoshop, Fireworks, etc. 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 2/03
  • Eye Candy 4000 (23 filters for Photoshop) 4.5-Clicks Reviewed 6/03

Alsoft, Inc.

  • DiskWarrior 1.02 ("Rebuilds Macintosh disk directories) Reviewed 4/99
  • DiskWarrior 2.1 Now works with MacOS X.4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 6/01
  • DiskWarrior 3 (Best Directory repair program on this planet!) Reviewed 9/03 RATED 5-CLICKS

Altamira Group

  • Genuine Fractals - Print Pro 1.0.7 (Graphics can be expanded to almost any size. RATED 5-CLICKS

Amanita Design

Ambient Design

  • ArtRage 2.5 (Natural media painting program) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 6/08

Ambrosia Software

  • Snapz Pro X 2 with Movie Capture (Records anything on your screen) RATED 5-CLICKS

Andromeda

  • Lens Doc Filter (Photoshop plug-in. Corrects barreling and pin-cushioning) 4.5-Clicks/Reviewed 10/03

Apacer

  • HandyDrive (Flash Drive) 4-Clicks / Review 12/01

Apple, Inc.

  • Magic Trackpad: Wireless input device similar to the trackpad on a MacBook
  • ClarisWorks 5 Office
  • GarageBand Fun and easy-to-use music-making program. 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 4/04
  • Jam Pack Add-on for GarageBand) 4-Clicks / Reviewed 4/04
  • Soundtrack (Create and edit music.) Reviewed 7/04 RATED 5-CLICKS
  • Mac OS X 10.4 "Tiger" (Operating System for Macintosh.) Rated 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed July 2005

Arcsoft

  • Funhouse ( Place photos into cute and funny backgrounds. ) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 10/02
  • PhotoImpression 4 (Amazing image-editing program) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 3/03

Ars Nova Software

  • Songworks II : Music notation. Works with or without MIDI keyboard. 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 6/99

Aspyr Media, Inc.

  • Star Wars Battlefront (Excellent "play-the-movie" game!) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 10/05

Auto FX

  • DreamSuite Series 1 (Visual effects for your images) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 5/02

BeLight Software

  • Image Tricks (Edit and generate images) RATED 5-CLICKS
  • Art Text 2 (Create images and manipulate text)Reviewed 2007
  • Art Text 2 (Create images and manipulate text) Reviewed 10/08 RATED 5-CLICKS

Bias-inc.

  • SoundSoap 2.1 (Removes noise from digital video or audio files) Reviewed 3/08 RATED 5-CLICKS

Bunting Magnetics

  • "magnetic paper" For any inkjet printer. Circles, plain, business card sheets 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 3/03

CalComp

Casady & Greene (out of business)

  • SoundJam MP Plus 2.5.2 (compress your music collection into MP3 files) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 12/00

Centron Software Technologies, Inc.

  • Puzzle Power / Jigsaw Power (create & play 9 types of word & number puzzles.)

Circus Ponies Software, Inc.

  • NoteBook 1.2 (v172) (Powerful and flexible information-storing program) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 1/04

Concord Camera

  • Eye-Q 3040 AF (3.1megapixel camera, good price, easy to use.) 4.5-Clicks/ Reviewed 9/04
  • NOTE: Concord Camera manufactures all the disposable cameras for Kodak & Polaroid.

Copernican Technologies, Inc.

  • Boswell (Archive retrieve text) 4-Clicks / Reviewed 6/02

Corel

  • Knockout 1.5 Extract images from photos) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 7/00
  • Bryce 5 (3D modeling and animation software) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 6/02
  • Painter 7 (great painting program) 4-Clicks / Reviewed 11/02

Coriolis

  • Mac OS X version 10.1 Black Book. 4-Clicks / Reviewed 4/02

Deneba Software (9/10/04: See "ACD Systems")

  • DenebaCAD (3D architectural design)
  • Canvas Pro 8 (professional-quality drawing & painting program) 4-Clicks / Reviewed 4/02

Diehl Graphsoft

  • MiniCAD 7 (3D architectural design)

Disney Interactive

  • Disney's Magic Artist 3D 1.0 (create your own 3D objects) 2.5-Clicks / Reviewed 12/00

Dragon Systems, Inc.

  • PowerSecretary for ClarisWorks (Speak to control ClarisWorks & dictate letters)
  • During our April '98 meeting, M.A.C.S. donated this software to the Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy Department of Buncombe County Schools. We'd like to thank Dragon Systems, Inc. for giving us this opportunity to help those students with special needs!

DreamCatcher Interactive

  • Riddle of the Sphinx II: The Omega Stone (Adventure game) 4-Clicks / Reviewed 6/04

Edge Digital Media

  • DiskGo! USB Watch (Watch and Flash drive in one. Handy way to carry your data)

Element K Journals

  • "How-To" newsletters which focus on a wide variety of topics (check their web site for details).

Eovia (now owned by DAZ Productions)

  • Carrara Studio 2 (3D modeling/animation sofware) 3.5-Clicks / Reviewed 8/02
  • Carrara 4 Pro (3D modeling/animation software) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 4/05
  • Carrara 5 Pro (Complete 3D modeling / animation program under $1,000) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 4/06

EuroTalk Interactive

  • Talk Now! Interactive, (Language-learning software 4-Clicks / Reviewed 6/99

Extensis

  • Intellihance (Color-correction plug-ins for Adobe Photoshop.) RATED 5-CLICKS
  • Mask Pro 3 (quickly remove backgrounds from photos) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 6/03
  • pxl SmartScale (Photoshop plug-in. Scales images up to 1600%) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 10/03
  • Portfolio 7 (photo & document cataloger) Reviewed 9/04 RATED 5-CLICKS
  • PhotoFrame 2.5 (Photoshop plug-in) Reviewed 9/05 RATED 5-CLICKS
  • Portfolio 8 (photo & document cataloger) Reviewed 6/06 RATED 5-CLICKS

FileMaker, Inc.

  • FileMaker Pro 4 (Powerful relational database software.)
  • FileMaker Pro 5 (Powerful relational database software.) 5-Clicks / Reviewed 10/00 RATED 5-CLICKS
  • FileMaker Pro 6 (Powerful relational database software.) 4-Clicks / Reviewed 12/02
  • FileMaker Developer 7 (Powerful relational database software.) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 8/04
  • FileMaker Pro 8 (Powerful relational database software.) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 5/06

Freeverse

  • LineForm 1.5 (Versitle drawing program) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 6/08

Got Game Entertainment

  • RHEM (Fair adventure game. Not bloody. Not time-based) Rated 4-Clicks / Reviewed 12/03

Hemera

  • Photo Objects: Volume 2 (A collection of clipart images) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 9/01

Hungry Minds (formerly IDG Books)

  • Mac OS X for Dummies. 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 6/01

IDG Books (now called Hungry Minds Wiley & Sons)

  • iMac For Dummies (book) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 5/99
  • AppleWorks 6 for Dummies (book) 5-Clicks / Reviewed 8/00 RATED 5-CLICKS

In Easy Steps Limited

  • Mac Computing For Seniors In Easy Steps (book) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 11/08
  • Mac OS X Leopard In Easy Steps (book) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 12/08

InVision Interactive (Now owned by a different company?)

  • CyberSound Studio (music recording & playback - includes music keyboard)

Island Press

  • Conserving Earth's Biodiversity (Interactive learning experience) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 2/01

KB Covers

  • Keyboard cover (model: LT-AK-CB) Well made & well thought out. Reviewed 5/10 RATED 5-CLICKS

Leister Productions

  • Reunion 7 (Flexible genealogy software.) 5-Clicks / Reviewed 7/02 RATED 5-CLICKS

Lemke Software

  • GraphicConverter (Convert graphics between Macintosh and PC formats.) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 9/99

LlamaGraphics

  • Life Balance ("To-Do list" organizer.) 2-Clicks / Reviewed 10/02

Lynda.com

  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 2 Hands-On Training (Of 5 books this was least-liked) Reviewed 11/03

M-Systems

  • DiskOnKey (8MB) (USB Flash Drive) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 6/01

MacAlly

  • iceCad (USB Mini Graphics Tablet and Pen") 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 4/04

MacAcademy

  • Photoshop Elements 2 (Training CD) Reviewed 11/03

MacPlay

  • realMYST (Arguably the best adventure game series of all time!) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 5/02
  • Bejeweled/Alchemy (games) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 9/02
  • No One Lives Forever: The Operative (great game) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 2/03
  • Freedom Force (control super heros in an interactive comicbook game) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 4/03
  • Europa Universalis II (Historical strategy game) Reviewer / Reviewed 9/03
  • No One Lives Forever 2: A Spy In H.A.R.M.'S Way (great game) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 10/04

Macromedia

  • Dreamweaver 2 (Design Web Sites while maintaining control over source HTML.) Reviewed 4/99
  • Flash 4/Freehand 9 Studio (High-end Postscript drawing program) RATED 5-CLICKS
  • Contribute 2 (Allows users to update web content) Reviewed 3/04 RATED 5-CLICKS
  • Fireworks MX 2004 (Drawing, painting & photo tools) 4-Clicks / Reviewed 11/04
  • Contribute 3 (Allows users to update web content) Reviewed 12/04 RATED 5-CLICKS

MacSoft/WizardWorks (Now folded into Atari)

  • MacPublisher (page layout), Desktop Labels (label-making software)

MacsOnly

  • iReset Button: (Handy plastic button restart first iMacs.) Reviewed 6/99 RATED 5-CLICKS

Magic American Corporation

  • Goo Gone (Removes adhesives, grease, gum, tar, crayon, wax, make-up and more.)
  • Sticker Lifter (Cleaner for removing labels, decals, price tags, gum, etc.)

Magnet Media

  • Inside Mac OS X: Tiger (8-hour, video training DVD) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 2/07

Meridrew Enterprises

  • Klear Screen (The best cleaner for monitors! Visit their web site for details)

MetaCreations (Now called "Viewpoint"?)

  • Bryce 4 (3D creation of natural and surrealistic environments) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 7/99
  • (NOTE: Bryce is now owned by DAZ Productions)
  • Dabbler 2 (natural drawing media).
  • Infini-D 4 (3D modeling & rendering)RATED 5-CLICKS
  • (NOTE: Infini-D was purchased by Eovia and has been folded into Carrara)
  • Carrara (3D modeling & rendering. Combines Ray Dream & Infini-D) 3.5-Clicks / Reviewed 4/00
  • (NOTE: Carrara was purchased by Eovia DAZ Productions)

MicroMat Computer Systems

  • TechTool Pro 1.0 (hardware diagnostics)
  • TechTool Pro 3.0.3. 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 5/01
  • Drive 10 (diagnostics) 4-Clicks / Reviewed 5/03

MindGate Technologies, Inc.

  • printChef (control your printer - & more)

Mindscape

  • National Geographic the 90s

Miraizon

  • Cinematize 2: ("The DVD Movie Clip Extractor") Reviewed 3/05 RATED 5-CLICKS

MYOB Limited (Formerly called "Bestware")

  • M.Y.O.B. Accounting Plus version 8: 4-Clicks / Reviewed 3/99
  • M.Y.O.B. version 9: 4-Clicks / Reviewed 3/00

MySoftware Company

  • MyTypeArtist Add thousands of pre-designed, special effects to any word. 5-Clicks / Reviewed 7/00

Network Associates, Inc.

  • Virex (Virus-detection and prevention software)

New Riders Publishing

Nik Multimedia

  • nik Color Efex Pro! Complete Collection (55 filters for Photoshop. Rated 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 9/03
  • nik Sharpener Pro! Complete (sharpening plug-in for Photoshop) Rated 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 12/03

Nova Development

  • Art Explosion 250,000 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 3/99
  • Print Explosion 1 (Create greeting cards, banners, certificates, crafts and more.) RATED 5-CLICKS
  • Print Explosion Deluxe 2 Reviewed 12/01 RATED 5-CLICKS
  • Greeting Card Factory: (Print Explosion Deluxe is a better value!) 4-Clicks / Reviewed 8/04
  • Print Explosion Deluxe3 (Create greeting cards, banners and so much more.) 4-Clicks/Reviewed 9/06

onOne Software

  • Essentials for Adobe Photoshop Elements (frames, knockouts...) Rated 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 9/07

Opcode

  • MusicShop (Automatically creates sheetmusic from your playing)

O'Reilly & Associates, Inc.

  • Google Pocket Guide (Get more out of Google searches.) Reviewer recommended / Reviewed 9/03
  • iPod: The Missing Manual Rated "Very Good" / Reviewed 12/03

Peachpit Press

  • The Little Mac OS X Book -- version 10.1 by Robin Williams. RATED 5-CLICKS
  • Mac OS X: Visual Quickstart Guide. A step-by-step guide.
  • Mac 911 (Macintosh troubleshooting book) 5-Clicks / Reviewed 7/02 RATED 5-CLICKS
  • Painter 7 WOW! Book (A "how-to" book for those who use Corel Painter.) RATED 5-CLICKS
  • Real World Adobe InDesign 2 (Great book for learning InDesign.) Reviewed 4/03 RATED 5-CLICKS
  • "Adobe Photoshop Elements 2 One-Click WOW!" (book & CD) RATED 5-CLICKS
  • The Photoshop Elements Book for Digital Photographers Reviewed 11/03
  • Mac OS X 10.3: Visual QuickStart Guide 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 1/04
  • Mac OS X Killer Tips (book) by Scott Kelby 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 2/04
  • Photoshop CS Artistry (To achieve museum-quality art prints, start here) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 4/04
  • Real World Adobe InDesign CS Reviewed 7/04 RATED 5-CLICKS
  • Creating a Newsletter in InDesign: Visual QuickProject Guide Rev 10/04 RATED 5-CLICKS
  • Photoshop Elements 3: 50 Ways To Create Cool Pictures 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 1/05
  • Mac OS X Tiger 10.4 Visual Quickstart Guide Rated 4-Clicks / Reviewed July 2005
  • Mac OS X Tiger Killer Tips by Scott Kelby. 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 10/05
  • Mac OS 10.5 Leopard by Robin Williams. Reviewed 12/07 RATED 5-CLICKS

PG Music

  • Band-in-a-Box (song creator, based on styles of famous performers)

Philips

  • Camera Key Ring (KEY007) USB camera takes 300,000-pixel images. 4-Clicks / Reviewed 3/04

Pixelmator Team Ltd

  • Pixelmator 1.5.1 (photo editing / image creation software) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 4/10

Play, Inc.

  • Electric Image (Powerful 3D-creation software. Used in StarWars Phantom Menace!) Reviewed 12/99

Pogue Press/O'Reilly & Associates, Inc.

  • Mac OS X: The Missing Manual. 4-Clicks / Reviewed 3/02
  • AppleWorks 6: The Missing Manual. Very good AppleWorks book. RATED 5-CLICKS
  • MacOS 9: The Missing Manual (book) RATED 5-CLICKS
  • iMovie2: The Missing Manual (book) RATED 5-CLICKS
  • iPhoto: The Missing Manual (book) 4.75-Clicks / Reviewed 9/02

Punch Software

  • Punch! Home Design Studio 3.5-Clicks / Reviewed 1/07

Que Publishing

  • How to Use Adobe Photoshop Elements 2 (One of the best books for this program) Reviewed

Realmac Software

  • RapidWeaver (Web-page development software) 3.5-Clicks / Reviewed 10/07

Roxio, Inc.

  • Easy VHS to DVD (transfer videotape t the Mac) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 9/09
  • Toast with Jam 6 (Arrange information and burn CDs and DVDs) 5-Clicks / Reviewed 7/04
  • Toast 8 Reviewed 4/07 RATED 5-CLICKS

Scansoft

  • Kai's SuperGOO Exchange eyes, noses, etc. also turn image into liquid paint) 4-Clicks/Reviewed 10/99

Semplice Software (No longer in business?)

  • Font Gander Pro (Print your fonts with customizable layouts.) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 9/99

Sierra On-line, Inc.

  • Print Artist Platinum (create greeting cards, stationery, envelopes, signs, labels, crafts & more)

Smith Micro Software

  • GroBoto (Create unique 3D designs) Reviewed 3/10

Softpress Systems

  • Freeway Express 3.5 (Feature-rich, easy to use, web-page-design software. 4.5-Clicks/Reviewed 9/03
  • Freeway 4 Express
  • Freeway 5 Pro
  • Freeway 5.5 Pro (Read our review and our "How This Site Was Made")

Software MacKiev

  • World Book: Jaguar Edition 7.1 (Multimedia information source.) 4-Clicks / Reviewed 10/03
  • The Print Shop 2 (Create greeting cards, banners and so much more! 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 9/06
  • World Book: 2009 Edition 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 3/09

Stomp, Inc.

  • Click 'N Design 3D (Label-making software for CDs) 3-Clicks / Reviewed 9/02

Strider Software

  • TypeStyler 3 (Unlimited text manipulation and more!) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 11/99

Transparent Language, Inc.

  • LanguageNow! series (ChineseNow! 8.0r4 reviewed) Reviewed 6/00 RATED 5-CLICKS

Verbatim

  • Tune Board / Speaker Keyboard (Macintosh keyboard with built-in speakers) 4-Clicks / Reviewed 5/09

Virtual Views

  • Sinkha Hyleyn (pronounced: hee-LAY-in) A 3D, multimedia novel) 4-Clicks / Reviewed 7/03

West-Forest-Systems

  • CDFinder (Perfect software to organize your disk and data archive) 4.5-Clicks / Reviewed 11/05
  • CDFinder (Even better than before!) Reviewed 6/09 RATED 5-CLICKS

WestCode Software

  • OneClick (create shortcut buttons & palettes, to accomplish almost any task in any program

The Wild-Divine Project

  • The Journey to Wild Divine (Biofeedback "game") 4-Clicks / Reviewed 11/04

Wiley Publishing, Inc.

  • Photoshop Elements 2: Zero to Hero Reviewed 11/03
  • Photoshop Elements 2 for Dummies (One of the best books for this program) Reviewed 11/03
  • FileMaker Pro 8 Bible Reviewed 2/06 RATED 5-CLICKS

X-Rite

  • MonacoEZcolor with MonacoOptixXR Basic Bundle Reviewed 10/04 RATED 5-CLICKS

Yellow Mug

  • EasyFrame (Add interesting edge effects to photos) Reviewed 1/08 RATED 5-CLICKS

Zengobi, Inc.

  • Curio 4 Pro (Brainstorming, idea-generating and project management) Reviewed 7/07 RATED 5-CLICKS
  • Curio 5 Pro (Same great program, only improved) Reviewed 7/09 RATED 5-CLICKS
  • Curio 7 Pro (Same great program, only improved) Reviewed 11/10 RATED 5-CLICKS

This page was updated on 11/30/10

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