February 02, 2010

Check Off 4.1 Enhances Accessibility Support

Evansville, IN - Second Gear has release Check Off 4.1, an update to its quick to-do list application. This update improves support for Mac OS X Universal Access features such as VoiceOver. Version 4.1 also offers several user experience enhancements.

Check Off is a quick, minimal to-do list that sits in your Mac's menu bar. Simply click the check mark and your personal to-do list will drop down. Create a grocery list, track your school work or just the day's upcoming activities.

Check Off 4.1 can be downloaded at The update is free for registered users of Check Off 4.x.

What's new in Check Off 4.1:

  • Added better support for Mac OS X's accessibility features.
  • Resolved issue where deleting an item would not update the selection in the outline.
  • Improved stability for 10.5 users.
  • Improved support for Spaces so that Check Off will show in any space by default.
  • Updated URLs in Help Book and Register window to be more trackable.
  • Renamed the Check Off help folder in hopes of making it load more reliably in 10.5.
  • Resolved issue where .colicense files wouldn't be properly recognized by the system.
  • Resolved issue where an error would be presented if both the old and new preferences files existed.
  • Added newsletter signup form on first launch.
  • Cleaned up the first launch experience so the nag screen doesn't initially appear.
  • Updated the wording on the registration panel.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

Check Off costs $12.95. Family licenses, which cover up to 5 computers in one household, are $19.95. Check Off offers a 10 item demo that can be downloaded at Check Off requires Mac OS X 10.5 or higher.

Check Off Features:

  • Easily accessible from the Mac OS X Menu Bar.
  • Allows creation of groups of items.
  • Each item can have its own note for more information.
  • Finder-like Labels make it easy to visually organize your items.
  • iPod Synchronization so you can take your tasks on-the-go (iPod nano or classic).


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Second Gear is based Evansville, Indiana. Founded in 2006 by Crew Chief Justin Williams, Second Gear focuses on building beautiful Mac OS X and iPhone applications for consumers and business. Their first application, PocketTweets, was the most popular Web-based Twitter client for Apple's revolutionary iPhone in 2007.

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