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Great Tools For Your Mac By Andreas Hegenberg » BetterTouchTool & SecondBar

Great Tools For Your Mac By Andreas Hegenberg » BetterTouchTool & SecondBar
Hey, BetterSnapTool 1.4 is now available in the Mac App Store. It adds Mavericks compatibility and fixes some bugs. Please report any issue you encounter, I really want to fix all possibly remaining bugs as soon as possible! Known issues that will be fixed with the next update: On Mavericks, if two or more monitors are used and you disable the second menubar (which is enabled by default in Mavericks), BetterSnapTool may have some issues with resizing windows correctly.

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