Release Notes 3.0.6


Copyright © 1996-2003 Alco Blom
Version 3.0.6, Released June 2003

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New features in version 3.0.6:

URL Manager Pro 3.0.6 is now aware of the so-called Toolbar Bookmarks or Toolbar Favorites when exporting and importing bookmarks to and from web browsers. This means that when you, for example, Import your Safari bookmarks into URL Manager Pro and then export them again to Explorer, your Toolbar Bookmarks will be shown in Explorer as Toolbar Favorites.

URL Manager Pro 3.0.6 lets you export your bookmarks to XML XBEL bookmarks format. The command File menu Grab All command is now supported for Safari, letting you grab all URLs on a Safari web page.

Important bug fix in version 3.0.6:

URL Manager Pro 3.0.6 fixes a memory leak related to the new 'global bookmarks menu' of version URL Manager Pro 3.0.5.

Download URL Manager Pro 3.0.6 (Mac OS X and Mac OS 9)

New features in version 3.0.5:

URL Manager Pro 3.0.5 adds a global bookmarks icon menu in the upper right corner of the Mac OS X menu bar in ANY application, while URL Manager Pro is running and a bookmark file is open. In the screenshot below, you can see the green bookmark document icon and its associated bookmarks menu. Use the Add Bookmark command to bookmark the current web page.

Secondly, URL Manager Pro now supports Linux bookmark files. URL Manager Pro supports reading the XML Bookmark Exchange Language (XBEL). Just choose File Open in URL Manager Pro to import these files. These files should have an .xml or .xbel file extension.

Thirdly, Shared Menus now support color labels, reflecting the color label of the bookmark.

New features in version 3.0.4:

New features in version 3.0.3:

New features in version 3.0.1:

What's new in 3.0

URL Manager Pro runs native on Mac OS X. It also runs on Mac OS 9.0 and higher with CarbonLib 1.1.

In particular, the Shared Menus feature has been rewritten from the ground up to support Mac OS X. Shared Menus have been rewritten resulting in increased performance, usability and stability.

Shared Menus give you access to your URL Manager Pro bookmarks from within your web browser. Download URL Manager Pro

Main new features:

Note: moving to Mac OS X, the locations of your 'Startup Items' and 'Cabinet' folders have changed. Although the old locations still work, it is now advised you create a folder named 'Bookmarks' in your 'Documents' folder and put your 'Startup Items' and 'Cabinet' folders in your 'Bookmarks' folder of your 'Documents' folder. You may also use the new preference Select Startup Bookmark file.

I have a FAQ web page which can help you with the conversion to URL Manager Pro 3.0. Please read it carefully.

Mac OS 8 users are advised to use version URL Manager Pro 2.8.


You can download URL Manager Pro 3.0 from the download page.

How to Purchase

The URL Manager Pro 3.0 costs $25 or €25. You can purchase URL Manager Pro via Kagi, PayPal or eSellerate.

Upgrade Policy

The upgrade for URL Manager Pro 2.x users to URL Manager Pro 3.0 is $11.95 or €11.95.

Users who do not have Mac OS X or don't want to upgrade to 3.0, can keep using URL Manager Pro 2.8, which is a free upgrade to all users of URL Manager Pro 2.7. It runs on Mac OS 8.1 and higher.

URL Manager Pro Upgrades can be purchased via:

In Europe (besides Kagi, eSellerate and PayPal):

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