New and updated apps: Final Cut Pro, MacUpdate Desktop 6, xScope 4 and more!

Every day dozens and dozens of new and updated apps and games hit the iOS and Mac App Stores. It's impossible to keep up with them all, but it's not impossible to pick out the very best. Here they are! Today we've got some big enhancements to Apple's pro video editing software for the Mac, a cool origami app, big changes to Xfinity's Connect app, a completely reworked MacUpdate Desktop and more!

New and updated iOS apps

  • Cinematic 1.1.1: From Hipstamatic. Create multiple short video clips that can be transformed into short movies. Post to Instagram, Vine or Facebook. Intensity control, import footage, native iPad support and bug fixes. $0.99 - Download now
  • Paperama: Learn how to fold beautiful and intricate origami shapes. Free - Download now
  • Moment: Track where you go and how much you use your phone. Free - Download now
  • Google Hangouts 2.1.0: Google's messaging app. Bug fixes and performance improvements.
  • Xfinity Connect 5.0: Stay connected with Comcast e-mail, send and receive text messages, listen to voicemail and more. Redesigned for a better experience, new left navigation menu, improved and faster sync for voicemail, and more. Free - Download now
  • Walgreens 4.2: Refill prescriptions, order photo prints and more with this app for the popular pharmacy store chain. Now lets you clip virtual coupons from the weekly flyer and add sale items. Free - Download now
  • Dungeon Hunter 4 1.7.0: The latest version of the popular dungeon crawl hack and slash action game sports the new Guildhalls of Glory expansion, with guilds as a new addition. Participate in guild-specific activities to get new weapons, armor and other rewards. New chat system, and more. Free - Download now

New and updated Mac apps

  • Final Cut Pro 10.1.2: Video editing, media organization, effects and more, straight from Apple. Support for Apple ProRes 4444 XQ, easier management of optimized, proxy and rendered media, improved speed and accuracy when synchronizing clips, export entire library as a single XML file, and much, much more. $299 - Download now
  • Compressor 4.1.2: Powerful video encoding for Final Cut Pro X. Support for Apple ProRes 4444 XQ, improved responsiveness when incoming from Final Cut Pro X and Motion, and more. $49.99 - Download now
  • Motion 5.1.1: Customize Final Cut Pro X titles, transitions and effects. Support for Apple ProRes 4444 XQ, improved Sequence Text behavior, more refined Contrast filter parameters. $49.99 - Download now
  • MacUpdate Desktop 6 Keep your Mac up to date; make sure you're using the latest version of apps you haven't installed using the Mac App Store with this handy app. Redesigned from the ground up with a dramatically improved search engine. Free - Download now
  • xScope 4: Tools for designers and developers. Measure, inspect and test on-screen graphics and layouts. Now with new text and overlay features and more. $24.99 - Download now
  • Screen Replay: A screen and microphone recording app. Free - Download now

More apps and updates?

If you try any of the apps or updates, let me know how they work for you. If you got any new or updated apps today that you loved, but don't see here, let us know about them!

Peter Cohen