Hello everyone , In this issue 《 Pai Ping 》 The main content of ：
- iOS 14 Widget customization tool Flex Widgets.
- ? Android mark / Code / Drawing tools Annotium, Pure writing adds new features .
- Web encapsulation tool Unite to update 4.0, Fast start up period Raycast and Alfred Add a number of practical functions ,Twitter special 「 Writing tools 」Typefully.
- ?? Tron plan ： Text recognition tool line drawing launched Mac edition .
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Worthy of attention App
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Flex Widgets： Customize your desktop widget
- platform ：iOS
- label ： Small components
@Snow：iOS 14 One of the most significant changes , Is to add a desktop widget . However, most of the current application of small component form is relatively fixed , It may be difficult to meet your personalized needs , So if you want your widget to follow your home screen color and meet certain functional requirements , I suggest you use it Flex Widgets This application DIY Once .
Although according to iOS standard ,Flex Widgets Provided only 3 Small component templates of various sizes , But what's in the template 、 How much is arranged 、 It's up to you to decide what kind of interaction to trigger . The application has built-in 7 Class material , Including fixed materials such as words, expressions and borders 、 Album material 、 Clock dial 、 Calendar schedule 、 Weather information 、 Heartbeat recording and interactive buttons , You can match it according to your own needs . You can also adjust the font for each material 、 Font size 、 Color 、 Show the rules 、 Data sources, etc , Make sure that you are satisfied with its presentation style and functionality .
Because of the complexity of the arrangement of the components ,Flex Widgets It also provides a layer like function for component editing , Click the layer button in the upper right corner , You can get a clear picture of what's currently in use , You can also quickly adjust the background color and gradient style .
Flex Widgets It has many functions ,DIY It's also very free , For the first time, you may be confused . So , Apply the third column to give you some Inspiration（ inspire ）. Some functional components are preset here , You can build on these components to develop your 「 Manual class 」, Customize step by step .
You can App Store Buy on Flex Widgets, App price 12 element .
Raycast： Efficiency starter for developers , Add window layout 、 Enhance the management function of the clipboard
- platform ：macOS
- label ： Quick starter / Efficiency tools
@huhuhang：Mac The starter application on is an efficiency artifact that can't be returned after use , Except for my own Spotlight Beyond search ,Alfred and LaunchBar Two third-party applications should be your first choice .Raycast As a new efficiency starter application , Focus on a more segmented group of developers .
For nearly a month ,Raycast It's been released one after another 3 Big version update .1.2 In the version ,Raycast Scripts support passing in custom parameters , It's a landmark feature . Previously, scripts that could not pass parameters did not have the ability to interact , Now you can build more powerful scripting tools according to your own needs .
1.3 In the version ,Raycast Provides 2 A new default feature ： Dictionary and window management . Now , For words that need to be entered into the query , Use Raycast It will be more convenient than opening the system dictionary .
Besides , Window management is also 1.3 An update worth mentioning in the version . Now? , You can use Raycast Quickly layout the window to the specified area of the screen , It can replace something like Mosaic Basic functions of independent applications .
And it was updated last week 1.4 In the version ,Raycast Enhanced support for the clipboard recording function , Besides the words , Now you can record pictures 、 file 、 Links and colors , It also supports filtering by content type .
Besides ,1.4 New support for address book query . Just type in the name of a contact to search for that contact , And support sending email 、 Copy information 、 Call and other functions .
Into the pit is an efficiency tool , The biggest worry is that the development is incomplete and the maintenance is abandoned .Raycast stay 11 You've got an investment in January , Such a high frequency of updates also let me have more confidence in this efficiency starter .
at present ,Raycast No native support for carrying M1 Chip Mac, But it can be in Rosetta Perfect operation in mode .Raycast It's a very worthwhile efficiency starter , Now you can go to Official website As a free download .
Pure writing ： Small updates bring new features
- platform ：Android
- label ： writing / note
@ ln- Bravery is at the head ： As for the present Android One of the best text editors on the platform , Pure writing has always maintained a super high update frequency , With the continuous improvement of the application , Pure writing is keeping 「 Never lose text 」 In addition to a good experience , Still following closely Android New features of the system , Constantly improve the use experience . In recent updates , Pure writing is the first to bring a smooth cursor and Android 11 Two features of keyboard animation .
The addition of smooth cursor makes the cursor move more smoothly in pure writing 、 Smoothness , In the process of entering text , The cursor changes position gently as the text appears , It's not as abrupt as it used to be , Experience and iOS The cursor animation of the system is the same as .
earlier , Pure writing developers have released an adaptation Android 11 Test application of soft keyboard animation , The application shows Android 11 Under the system, the soft keyboard folded animation . Now , Developers have finally brought this feature to pure writing , Now by swiping down the page anywhere in the text editing interface , You can put away the soft keyboard , Quickly browse what you have entered , You don't have to press the back button .
If you want peace of mind on your mobile phone 、 Smooth text editing experience , Try downloading pure writing .
Unite 4： Old web page packaging tool update
- platform ：macOS
- label ： Web encapsulation
@ In the mood of Chemistry 2： Although many Internet services now provide full-featured Web pages , But in many cases we would like to see it as an independent App To use , In the past macOS Most of the desktop needs to go through Chrome Of PWA Application installation to achieve , For the main use Safari May not be friendly to users of , Obviously, the best way is to use a third-party tool to convert a web page to a desktop client .
Unite It's a very practical one macOS End to end conversion tool , Simply put, it is to generate online web address through visualization macOS application , comparison Chrome Of PWA The advantage is that you don't need to rely on your browser , And now this easy-to-use tool has recently been upgraded to 4.0, Compared with the previous version, it has brought a lot of functional updates .
The operation process of the application is as simple as ever , The new features are hidden in application preferences ： First of all, the generated application can access preferences and quickly manage tabs by quickly switching toolbars , And there will be a pretty nice animation when loading the app .
Use Unite 4 Application generation
For password login function ,Unite 4 Support macOS Key chain access on , In this way, you can easily log in by without entering a password each time Unite 4 Application generation , At the same time, notification support also makes the generated application closer to the native application , Especially when using social media services .
Other features are more like Safari Some of the features on , For example, support dark theme mode 、 Auto refresh and picture in picture function and so on , Of course, you can also use the blocking function in ads , Or call the custom script to realize some special functions .
Compared with the products of the same company Coherence X,UNITE 4 Can be better with macOS System function combination , Of course, there is nothing you can do when you need to call some hardware functions （ because Safari Of WebKit The limitation of ）, But relatively speaking, the generated application volume is also smaller , at present Unite 4 It's on the shelf Setapp, Buy it alone The price is 19.99 dollar .
Annotium： Mark, code and draw , One App All finish
- platform ：Android
- label ： mark / Code / Fix the picture
@Noah_Choi： Speaking of Android The coding tool of the platform , In comparison, you will think of pure coding first , But pure coding is just like its name , No other functions . But when we share pictures with others, we often need to code , Also need to mark 、 Draw patterns , but Android There doesn't seem to be an excellent one-stop image processing tool on the platform , Multiple requirements may require different installations App To complete . however Annotium This kind of App Maybe we can change that .
Annotium It's very versatile , Cutting 、 mark 、 mapping 、 There are all kinds of regular functions such as coding .Annotium Each operation has a secondary menu that can be customized , For example, our common annotation and drawing functions ,Annotium There's a highlighter 、 Freehand drawing 、 Arrow and other drawing forms , Free arrow drawing is provided at both ends and in the middle respectively 4 An anchor , We can drag the anchor to draw the desired curve . And I like Annotium One of the functions of is to customize the arrow style , Except for color 、 Stroke and thickness , We can even change the arrows here 、 in 、 The style of the last three paragraphs .
Annotium And a magnifying glass 、 A symbol mark 、 The highlighted 、 Dialogue bubble and other expansion functions , Similar to the normal function , These markers all provide multiple anchors , We can customize the position of the magnifying glass 、 The origin of the dialogue bubble 、 The position indicated by the symbol mark and so on , The current function indicates that we can see the corresponding icon on the function menu in the lower right corner .
Annotium All of the tagging features are free to use , But some of the extended functions need to be unlocked to export with pictures . If you also have one-stop image coding and tagging needs , Can be in Google Play download Annotium.
Alfred： The old efficiency starter , Welcome to many practical updates
- platform ：macOS
- label ： Quick starter / Efficiency tools
@ Red wine King ：Alfred The latest small version of the update content is more scattered , It can be divided into three parts ： appearance 、 Workflow and operations , These three parts work together to make the existing efficiency assistant experience smoother .
- Added two corresponding Modern The theme , They are the purple option highlight during the day and the turquoise highlight at night . Of course , During the day and night, users can choose different themes to match .
- Added using local macOS Visual effects view as Alfred Window Options , Contains various details to supplement , For example, the adjustment of fuzzy window angle and the theme of natural appearance .
- Search results display the details of the adjustment , Such as separator width 、 Scroll bar shape, etc .
- Added new sorting options to adjust Alfred Operation object of .
- Added a new shortcut , For example, create a date to quickly display 「 download 」 Folder .
General operation update
- Browsing history can be used at any time ?↑ and ?↓ .
- Use the new URL Helper To analyze the original / No encoding （RFC 3986）URL character string . Fixed a 「 open URL」, Non coding in the workflow canvas URL The domain label of the , And cannot be created from a string URL It has also been supplemented by new logic .
- If the file buffer is configured , In the new version, only operations in the buffer will clear its contents , Without being affected by individual operations .
- Internal search can add music icons and keywords in relevant locations .
Although there are many details and no significant changes ,Alfred 4.3 The update of the version has fixed the problem of many users' centralized feedback , And actively carried out macOS Big Sur System adaptation , This still brings a very friendly experience to the players who are pursuing perfect efficiency .
You can Official website download Alfred.
Typefully：Mailbrew Product of the segmented PUSH Tool
- platform ：Web
- label ：Twitter
@Tp： For people who like to share ideas in large chunks ,Twitter have only 280 character （140 The Chinese characters ） It's obviously a bit cramped . therefore , Many people break big ideas into small ones and pass through Thread Come on 「 Continued 」. If you also like to share ideas in large chunks , Try this by Mailbrew It's a segmented push tool .
Typefully It's designed like a text editor , With a draft box and preview window . You can use it directly Typefully Record ideas from scratch , Before sending , It will be stored in your Sketchbox .
In addition to clicking the button on the right to add Thread Outside , Hit enter three times at the end of the segment （ There are two blank paragraphs ） It can also be segmented quickly , Write the following words in Thread in . The preview window on the right will show the current text on twitter in real time , Text beyond the limit will be highlighted in red to remind . Even if the input is in Chinese ,Typefully It can also accurately divide the number of words beyond the limit .
After editing , You can click... At the bottom of the preview window 「Tweet All」 One click send ,Typefully It will automatically send and add Thread. Besides ,Typefully It also provides the function of timing transmission , And support natural semantic recognition （ Only in English ）.
Typefully A check mark will be placed in front of the sent draft , You can see at a glance what has been sent . You can Click here to go to Typefully, It provides PWA, You can go through 「 Add to home screen 」 To save it locally .
App Quick report
- Shazam（iOS）： Update to 14.2, Bring a brand new design , Swipe up the home page to access the previous Shazam song 、 When there's something missing Shazam Get notification when singing , At the same time support in Apple Music or Spotify Find and sync tracks .
- Microsoft Office（macOS）：Office Package upgrade changed to general application , It also supports Intel processor models and M1 Processor model , At the same time, the new suite can also open a new application appearance interface .
- Microsoft Authenticator（Android）： Added password management function , When auto fill is turned on in the Settings tab, it can be directly set as the default auto password fill application of the system , Mobile terminal does not support adding password at present .
- Parallels 16 Beta（macOS）： First support M1 The virtualization software of the processor only supports the installation of ARM Architecture of the operating system , Running applications must also be based on ARM64, In addition, the preview version is not compatible with the previous version of disk image , Suspending and resuming virtual machines is not supported .
- Darkroom（iOS / macOS）： Joined the right Apple ProRAW Support for the new format and add a tone map slider for the new format , In addition, it is aimed at macOS Big Sur Updated app icon .
Tron The program is a product support program launched by the minority for independent developers and independent development teams , We hope that through the minority, good products and developers can be found by more people , Keep good apps from being buried .
White line drawing is introduced Mac edition ： Give Way OCR Recognition is more efficient
- platform ：macOS / iOS / Android / Web
- label ：OCR / Text recognition
@ In the mood of Chemistry 2： Will the paper publication OCR Identify it as a recognizable digital document , In this regard, to be convenient and easy to use, of course, is line drawing , Although the mobile version of line drawing is easy to use , But in daily work , We often use scanners to scan documents first , Obviously it's better than cell phone scanning , Then we'll do it again at this time OCR Recognition is obviously more efficient .
For such needs , Line drawing has also been officially launched recently Mac edition , Compared with the mobile phone version, the scanning function is removed , Of course, this is also related to Mac Camera quality has a direct relationship , Of course, there are many other functions , Even more efficient .
Mac The version interface is very simple , On the left is the identification scan area , The results will be displayed on the right , The image to be identified can be directly dragged into the scanning area , It can also be done through ? + v Paste the image in the clipboard , You don't need to turn on the proofreading function like a mobile phone in character recognition , And when recognizing, you can select a line on the left , Just select the text you want , It will be displayed on the recognition result page on the right in real time .
Mac Of course, the version also supports offline character recognition （ You need to disconnect the network manually ）, The other is to support multi language recognition , For example, simplified Chinese 、 Chinese traditional 、 Vertical text 、 Japanese 、 Korean 、 Russian 、 French 、 Italian, etc .
Form recognition also supports , In addition to normal form recognition , It also supports table recognition of wireless frames , It also supports the recognition of multiple tables under one image . As for if there are a lot of pictures that need to be recognized ,Mac It can also support batch character recognition , Drag all the picture files into the application to operate , It's more efficient than the mobile phone , You can even combine multiple images PDF file .
As for the file scanning function on the mobile phone , In white Mac Version can only be scanned on the current file preprocessing , For example, remove the shadow from the scan , Or carry out the lighting operation and so on , Of course, it can also automatically detect the border on the file for cutting . For the more commonly used ID card scanning function ,Mac Two front and back photos can be made into A4 The scan is easy to use .
Line drawing is currently on sale in the minority legitimate software mall , Gold Edition member price ?25 ( The original price ?40), The price of regular members is ?10 ( The original price ?18), You can here Make a purchase .