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24U Appearance OSAX 4.0

Make alerts, better dialogs,
messages and progress bars
simply appear ... easily!

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24U Appearance OSAX extends the AppleScript functions of communication with a user by a few very easy-to-use commands to post notifications, display enhanced Appearance alerts, floating message windows, floating progress indicators, and even better dialogs.

What is new in version 4.0?

  • New item types in better dialogs: static text, dialog separator, value list, text area, picture
  • Custom icons from image files in better dialog
  • Unlimited number of buttons in better dialogs
  • Better behavior inside AppleScript Editor
  • Intel universal binary with native support for Cocoa and 64bit environment
  • Works natively on Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
24U Appearance OSAX allows AppleScript to communicate with user in many more ways than those offered by basic installation. While preserving maximum easiness of use, 24U Appearance OSAX comes with the following features and add-ons:
  • Dialog boxes for user data input, including text fields
  • Password fields, checkboxes, radio buttons, and icons
  • Pop-up menus in your "better dialogs"
  • Customizable title, position and width of better dialogs
  • Text fields with credit card, SSN, SIN and regular expression validations
  • Better Dialog Utility for easy configuration of dialogs
  • Modern system alerts with explanation text and help button
  • Floating animated bar-style progress indicators
  • Text messages floating above all other screen objects
  • System notifications
  • All commands fully support Unicode
  • Easy to understand script examples for all features
  • Using Scripting Additions guide for beginners
  • 24U OSAX Bundler Lite for easy bundling
  • Automator actions for displaying progress indicator
24U Appearance OSAX is useful especially for scripters who:
  • need to interact with user
  • feel too limited with the standard "display dialog"
  • prefer tools which are easy to understand and easy to use
  • want to try the software before paying for it
24U Appearance OSAX saves you time and money
  • Install in a few seconds
  • Learn in a few minutes
  • No need to install XCode
  • No need to learn/understand anything else but AppleScript
By purchasing this product you gain:
  • sample scripts demonstrating use of the individual features
  • free technical support via e-mail
  • opportunity to get discounts on other 24U products
  • very easy to use
  • simple way for scripts to obtain information from user
  • Mac OS X native look and feel of dialogs
  • does not require reading difficult manual
Mac OS X Compatibility
  • 24U Appearance OSAX 4 works natively on Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard or newer
  • Version 3 is still available for Mac OS X 10.3.9 through Mac OS X 10.5 with limited support. Simply buy the current version and then contact us with a request for downgrade.

Type: shareware

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I found Appearance OSAX to be nearly perfect at what it does. It's easy to learn and use, and I think the widgets it provides are adequate for the automation and integration tasks that AppleScript was originally intended for."
Michael Tsai / Publisher, ATPM
Other 24U Scripting Additions:
24U Email OSAX
24U Hex OSAX

"I have been writing Applescript applications for years using AppleScript Studio to do much of what 24U Appearance OSAX does, but with great difficulty. I wish I had known about 24U Appearance OSAX long ago. It would have saved my a great deal of work."
Robert L. Hyde / HYDE & SWIGART
"Been on the edge of my seat waiting for this day to arrive. So glad to see your product updated. I have dozens of production scripts, tens of thousands of lines of code, that are holding us back from migrating to Lion because of progress bars, dialogs and alerts that are broken but now that will be a thing of the past."
Kevin Dolan / Shawk!

Item   Language   License (Click here for License Guide)   Users   Price
  24U Appearance OSAX v4   English       $  
  Upgrade from version 3.x   English       $  
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Item   Notes   Files
24U Appearance OSAX 4.0   Mac OS X, 5777 KB, shareware   24uAppearanceOSAX40.dmg
24U Appearance OSAX 3.1   Mac OS X, 3553 KB, shareware   24uAppearanceOSAX31.dmg