Archive for the 'Red Sweater News' Category

Apple Pay Support

Friday, February 12th, 2021

It’s been a long time coming, but I’m happy to announce that the Red Sweater Store now supports Apple Pay! With this change, I took the opportunity to revise the whole checkout process in the store, adapting to the latest features that Stripe, my payment processing company, has to offer. This means that customers whose […]

FastScripts 3 Beta

Thursday, February 11th, 2021

FastScripts is one of Red Sweater’s most beloved, albeit niche, apps. The Mac-based scripting utility adds a menu bar icon for running scripts, and supports attaching keyboard shortcuts to them. Like many customers, I’ve been running it on my Mac literally every day for … seemingly forever. Although the app has been continuously developed over […]

A Fresh Start

Sunday, February 7th, 2021

I first established Red Sweater Software in 1999, when I was still living in San Francisco. At the time, I was working full time for Apple in Cupertino, but I had the idea of an independent software company simmering in the back of my mind. In 2002, I quit Apple not to focus on Red […]

Black Ink 2.1.2: New Puzzles and Bug Fixes

Friday, February 5th, 2021

Black Ink 2.1.2 is now available on the Black Ink site and on the Mac App Store. This update includes a fix for crashes that could occur while printing a puzzle or shortly after. It also includes support for two new puzzle sources, one free and one premium. First, the Washington Post Sunday puzzle, by […]