Denver, Colorado – Dragon Forged Software LLC, one of the product arms of Empirical Development LLC, and developer of Resolve and Trivium apps, today introduces Slender 2.0 for Mac. Slender 2.0 brings major new features and functionality to the highly acclaimed Slender app which was initially released in January 2012.

Slender provides a unique application that meets at the intersection of developer and designer. A powerful toolset that allows developers to quickly analyze not only the usage of assets inside of a project but report on specific problems found with those images. Slender is designed for iOS and Mac developers but also features support for Web Projects as well as raw image analysis from designers. Additional full featured tools include beautiful customized PDF project reports for non-developers in the project’s group, and advanced image compression algorithms to reduce project size.

Slender 2.0 features a redesigned interface streamlining the information that is most important to the user, featuring simple drag and drop interaction. Automated project cleanup ensures that files are correctly removed while fully supporting all major version control systems. Slender 2.0 brings several essential tools developer tools together under a single easy to use roof.

Slender also sports a greatly improved scanning engine increasing scanning speeds by over 1000% from earlier versions. Support for version control friendly whitelisting and new Fuzzy and Dynamic scanning algorithms rounds Slender out as the most powerful image analysis tool on the market for developers.

“[Slender 2.0] has finally been brought to the level that we envisioned when we first conceptualized the tool, we are delighted to see how far it has come. We have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of support and suggestions for Slender and will continue to add functionality and features at no upgrade cost to our users” said Kyle Richter, founder of Dragon Forged Software on initial thoughts about the release.

Pricing and Availability:
Slender 2.0 is available from the Dragon Forged Software store for $24.99 (USD) or through the Mac App Store. A free unlimited 14 day trial is available on the website.

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Dragon Forged Software was formed in 2004 to develop Mac OS X shareware titles. Since 2004, Dragon Forged Software has been completely dedicated to Apple’s platforms, releasing several Mac OS X titles prior to the announcement of the iPhone. Dragon Forged Software was an early adopter of iOS technology shipping three iPhone applications on opening day of the iTunes App Store. Dragon Forged has been instrumental in paving the way for new technology for the iOS platform, including the first multiplayer iPhone game, the first iPhone credit card processor, and the first iPhone location-based peer-to-peer file transfer protocol. Dragon Forged Software’s consulting arm has shipped more than 150 applications over the last 8 years. In 2013 Dragon Forged Software joined with Zarra Studios to form Empirical Development, a mobile for hire consulting company. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2004-2013 Dragon Forged Software. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, Macintosh and OS X are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

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