Conjure
Conjure
4.7

4.0

Conjure free download for Mac

Conjure4.7

24 April 2017

Virtual sketchbook and more.

Overview

Conjure is a sketchbook. It makes mind maps. You can make notes on it. Save links to important things, from specific emails to websites. It's a file organizer. It's a launcher. It's a photo manipulator. It can even use iChat to help you broadcast and collaborate your thoughts with other people. And it lives right on your desktop, so it's always there when you need it. On top of all that, you can have an unlimited number of desktops, and flip between them like cards in a deck.

Conjure lets you create and navigate between an unlimited number of desktops. You can even switch desktops while you're in another application. This way, you can stay focused on the project at hand, while keeping all of your other projects at your fingertips.

And now in Conjure 4.5, you get new tools, tabbed desktops, better DropBox support, and over 20 other new features and enhancements. The One-shot license is still $5.00, while the full license is $25.00.

What's new in Conjure

Version 4.7:
  • Added a few fixes for macOS 10.12 Sierra compatibility

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32 Reviews of Conjure

Shock-J
10 August 2009
Version: 4.0.6

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I'm all for developers who pay attention to user feedback and quickly respond with bug fixes and updates, BUT having to publish seemingly critical bug fixes everyday for a week immediately after the software is released would leave one to believe that the so-called "final" product needed a little more beta testing and was not quite ready for prime time. Beta testing with paying customers never goes over well.
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anonymous-spider-4768
02 September 2015
Version: 4.6
Can't get it run on a retina iMac with Yosemite 10.10.5, latest version of Conjure. Can't find any support on their website. Moving on.
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Mar6473
29 October 2012
Version: 4.5.1
Has Conjure been updated for Retina displays?
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pandora-1
07 November 2011
Version: 4.1.4
To the developer: A thousand thanks for providing a great screen shot of your app. It is not only large and readable, it gives a great overview of what Conjure does. I'm seriously considering a purchase.
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borodin
21 July 2011
Version: 4.1.4
I'm in love! For me as a designer and artist one of the most innovative, creative and easy-going notebooks, sketchbook, ideas catcher and folder. Meanwhile I start every new project with Conjure. The bigger the screen the better... Thank you for the quick and good support in the beginning.
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Khadrelt
27 April 2011
Version: 4.1.4
Does anyone know the license restrictions? I can't seem to find anything about it on the website. I just want to know if I can use it on my laptop and my desktop with one license. Tried to email the developer via a link on the website, but it was returned undeliverable.
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Lumac52
06 February 2011
Version: 4.1.4
Discerning app shoppers will surely want to have a look at the upcoming Conjure Pro, about which information is available on the developer's website. Apparently it does everything for the cost of everything.
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Chilton-Webb
15 September 2010
Version: 4.1.3
I have new videos of using it with a ModBook and a Tablet on the way, which will show off some of the new features (most work with mice as well, obviously). Conjure's Ninja Bunny beta team is now hovering around 20 people, and this version should be free of any major issues. If you run into anything, please don't hesitate to let me know! -Chilton
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Noser
30 June 2010
Version: 4.1.1
This software looks a nice program, but I have a problem and several questions about functionality. First, I cannot change the project neither with the Bunny Menu nor Desktop Menu. I don't know the reason of this strange behaviour. The Desktop Overview only shows the current Desktop, but not the others in the same or in other "Space". In fact, the Navigation between Desktops doesn't work at all. Any help?. Another thing a little confusing is the use of Term "Project" and "Desktop". After playing a little, they seem to be the same Right?. The features of other terms are not well explain like the "focus" option or the "sink" option in the Conjure Menu. I've seen several screencasts but they don't seem to explain these options, and the Help in the program is not searchable at all. A missing feature is the "action items" like checkbox or date, aroww , etc in the text. I think that's my first view of this software, nice, but needs a lot of work & improvement (like most of them, of course!)
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liang-case
18 September 2009
Version: 4.1.1
I download it today and happy with it. Here is my suggestion about Conjure 4.1.1. • Problem with xGestures After loading Conjure, I cannot see my xGestures's mouse path in the front window while I invoke gesture feature. But xGestures still works fine in the background. Is there any way to fix it? • Please let Cmd-i OPEN and CLOSE the inspector window instead of Cmd-w to close it.
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F451
18 September 2009
Version: 4.1.1
I purchased a license when it was still version 3, and even the developer admitted it was not where it was intended to be, but I knew it had great promise. Version 4, and the advent of Snow Leopard has allowed Conjure to catapult its development and I could not be more pleased. It is easy to see even Apple adopting what Conjure is now doing as the desktop (yes, I know Conjure is not the desktop, but emulates it) has never demonstrated as much potential as it does with Conjure. Please keep up the good work!I
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Chilton-Webb
16 September 2009
Version: 4.1
Hi! This version brings a lot of new features to the table, and fixes a ton of things our users had run into, from actual bugs, to extremely specific tweaks. But the highlights in this one are the support for customizing multiple Spaces (which to my knowledge has never been done to this extent), support for MobileMe and thumb drives, and the Organizer and Knife tools. Conjure's features are largely community driven. If you send in a feature request, there's a good chance it will at least be seriously considered. So don't hesitate to ask! For example, the Organizer came out of a discussion on the ConjureBunny forums. As far as I know, this is the first time this type of tool has been created. And now that I'm using it, I can't imagine how I prototyped anything without it! -Chilton
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Chilton-Webb
04 September 2009
Version: 4.0.9
Hi! I realize my prior message about pricing might be confusing, so here's how it works... 1) If you want to use the full version (which has unlimited desktops), but you only want the current version that is shipping, that's called a one-shot license. That's $5. No updates, no upgrades. 2) If you want to buy the full version, and you want updates to all of the 4.x series at no additional charge, that's the normal price, $25. 3) If you're a teacher, email me. I have a special rate for teachers. If you have any questions or suggestions, don't hesitate to get in touch. Thanks! -Chilton
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Chilton-Webb
04 September 2009
Version: 4.0.9
Hi! A few things of note here for the 4.0.9 release... 1) This version was not originally part of my plan. I released this one because 4.1 is taking slightly longer than I'd hoped, and Snow Leopard broke some things in 4.0.8. 2) All of the bug fixes slated for 4.1 are in 4.0.9. 3) This version is a free upgrade for all 3.x and 4.x users, even if you only bought the one-shot upgrade and were told you wouldn't get a free upgrade. 4.1 will go back to being a paid upgrade for the one-shot purchasers. 4) Most of the 'cool new things' that people are discussing in the ConjureBunny.com forums are in this version, but disabled. That's because they're just not ready yet, so they're safely tucked away. There's no way to 'just turn them on' either. But when 4.1 ships, with the exception of the cool new things, it will work exactly like this one. Exactly. 5) This includes one of the new Quartz Compositions, BunnyLand. Most likely, this version of BunnyLand will be fleshed out quite a bit prior to the 4.1 release. 6) I'll be banging on 4.1 over the weekend, so please don't hesitate to email me if you have any questions or concerns. 7) There is no seven. Thanks! -Chilton Webb
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Robotank
15 August 2009
Version: 4.0.7
At the risk of being hated on, I feel the need to say something here. I really think people should be skeptical of this developer and his app. He releases software in October of 2008 that's sold on MU Promo. It's sketchy, unstable, and unusable. After this there is barely a peep out of the developer until August 2009, at which point he releases a new major version of this same software. What will happen now? Will he vanish again in a couple of weeks? Will this version really be any better than the previous one? I don't know, but I'm hesitant even to try it, given my experience with version 3. My point is that this developer has shown evidence in the past year of being both incompetent and negligent. Obviously I'll reserve judgement on Conjure 4 until I try it, but I strongly caution people to demo this software thoroughly before considering a purchase. (I got it on the MU Promo, so I only had one day to demo it, and I didn't see how much was wrong with it in that time period.)
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Chilton-Webb
15 August 2009
Version: 4.0.7
Hi, just a note for my PPC Leopard users out there. All PPC problems should be entirely fixed in version 4.0.7. Please give it a whirl and let me know what you think! Thanks! -Chilton
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Shock-J
10 August 2009
Version: 4.0.6
I'm all for developers who pay attention to user feedback and quickly respond with bug fixes and updates, BUT having to publish seemingly critical bug fixes everyday for a week immediately after the software is released would leave one to believe that the so-called "final" product needed a little more beta testing and was not quite ready for prime time. Beta testing with paying customers never goes over well.
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Djefis
10 August 2009
Version: 4.0.6
Genial software, one of the most creative that I know. It creates a particular Ambient and everything is very beautiful. A thanks to the creativeness of the developer. Finally something different for the desktop, One of mine preferred! Maurice.
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Tankknight
09 August 2009
Version: 4.0.5
I used to use Conjure quite a bit, but then after a couple of Leopard updates it went completely unstable. I got pretty excited with the version 4 release. Unfortunately so far out of v4.0.0 thru v4.0.5 only version 4.0.2 works. v4.0.2 will work only as long as I use it lightly, do not leave it active long, do not use the app 'You Control Desktops' and do not use Help. It could be because I am still using a PPC G5. Oh, I wrote to the developer, but I have not received a reply yet.
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Chilton-Webb
06 August 2009
Version: 4.0
Hi, Here's the deal. Conjure 3 was based on some underlying technologies that frankly weren't designed to do the rather mundane things I thought it could. Core Animation is great at moving objects around a screen, but it kills editable text, and renders the OSX spell checker useless. It appears my bugs related to this are unlikely to be fixed in Leopard or Snow Leopard, so I have instead gone back to the 2.0 codebase, and added everything in 3.0 (and more!) to that. In the process, I redesigned the core engine to be more expandable and scalable going forward. As a result, we have a substantially better version now. Far more stable. I think you'll like it. But it's an almost complete rewrite, so we bumped the version number. However, I also feel like my existing users didn't get the experience I wanted in 3.0, so I'm again extending the free upgrade path for all 3.x users. So if you have 3.x, just re-enter your serial number, and it should work just fine. And the same goes for MUPromo users, even though I think earlier I said it would be a paid upgrade. No charge. That said, it creates a new database file for 4.0, so your existing 2.0 and 3.0 versions will continue to operate properly. Sometime in the future I'll add a feature to use existing databases, but that's not in this version. Thanks! -Chilton
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Djefis
27 March 2009
Version: 3.0.2
This is a Fantastic piece of Software! Mau.
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Robotank
15 December 2008
Version: 3.0.2
I was way too nice about this app last time I posted here. It was sold as a MacUpdate promo in September. It's now December 14th and the app is still too unstable to use. It has been nearly 4 months since the sale, 2 months since I made my original post here about instability issues, and over 1 month since the dev responded to that; yet, there still hasn't been even a minor bug-fix release. In addition, I emailed the dev about a serious bug shortly after I bought this app and NEVER received a response. The developer talks like he cares but DOES NOTHING. As to the app itself, sure it has some nice features, but what good are they when half of them don't work? The dev has rightly stated that Conjure's demo gives plenty of time evaluate it before buying. The MacUpdate promo, however, does not, if you want to take advantage of its special pricing. MacUpdate should be responsible enough not to promote and sell apps that run like they're stuck in a permanent alpha stage. AVOID this application: so far, the dev has shown NO willingness to try to solve ANY of its numerous problems. Also, beware the MacUpdate promo: if they're willing to sell this crap, who knows what else may pop up (though MOST MacUpdate promos sell good quality software).
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Robotank
04 October 2008
Version: 3.0.2
I bought this app when it was on promo because I really like some of its ideas. After using it for a few days, however, I came across numerous bugs that seriously detract from its usefulness. For example, my clusters come apart at random when I try to open them, properties of desktop items mysteriously change or don't save properly, text notes on the desktop suddenly get cut off half way down, and half the time clicking on items in the clothesline view doesn't work. Having said that, I think this application has a lot of potential if some of these debilitating bugs are dealt with in good time. Also, the description of Conjure as "unlimited virtual desktops" is somewhat misleading. Conjure doesn't create workspaces that can have specific windows associated with them (like Spaces); it's an application, not a true desktop. It would be nice if these MacUpdate promos lasted longer to allow for time to really try an app out before dropping money on it.
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Jeffisme
11 September 2008
Version: 3.0.1
This is a marvelous program. I love being able to type or write on the screen, and the developer is one of the most responsive I've ever dealt with.
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sjk
25 August 2008
Version: 3.0.1
Chilton: Please see my reply to your previous comment. Potential customers might appreciate and deserve a more obvious and direct way to contact you.
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Chilton-Webb
25 August 2008
Version: 3.0.1
Hi, Conjure is not a brainstorming tool, and in no way is designed to compete with products like the ones you've mentioned. I have been working on a more rigid, tool based product that does resemble both of those, but it shares very little with Conjure. If you need a database, buy one of those. If you need a graphing program, buy one of those. Conjure isn't going to fill that need for you, and never will. The 3.0 represents a year of work, hundreds of user interaction tests, and a lot of research into human-machine interaction. It's as 3.0 as it gets. If you think Conjure is like Curio or OmniGraffle, Conjure probably isn't for you. -Chilton
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nostrodumbass
24 January 2008
Version: 2.1
Conjure 2.1 crashes instantly when I attempt to launch it. I'd send the developer my Conjure 2.1 crash log except there's no contact info to be found on his website. OS 10.4.9
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8oo8
14 September 2007
Version: 1.2
The new Conjure icon is spot on! It's warm, inviting and quite in keeping with the app's name (i.e. conjuring a rabbit). Lovely! And the revised screenshot is very pleasant....far better than the original one. These changes speak well of the developer; it demonstrates that he takes user/prospective users' input to heart and is most amenable to implementing changes based on them. I'd say that this developer has a very promising future. The app itself is unique and is enjoyable to use, although it needs a bit of fine tuning. While I do think that it's priced too high, if the developer finds that he's getting the number of license purchases that are agreeable to him, then so be it. But if not, he might want to consider adjusting the price accordingly.
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Shock-J
08 September 2007
Version: 1.1
This looks to be "software" emulation of Microsoft's new "Surface" technology. Of course, Conjure completely pales in comparison. Surface is a multitouch touchscreen tabletop computer. It's incredible, and yes, I can't believe it's from Microsoft either. http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/industry/4217348.html http://www.microsoft.com/surface/
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anonymous-tapir-4715
05 September 2007
Version: 1.0.1
No, it's the ICON that's *creepy* ... this is an intriguing piece of software. But I'm not sure what I'd use it for, in the long run. Does need clearer, faster access to one's real desktop and running programs.
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Umijin
04 September 2007
Version: 1.0.1
This is a *very* interesting app. Here you have a virtual pasteboard on your desktop that you can add text or links to any app or folder, graphics or even movies (or screen shots from your iSight). It's kind of like a 'roll your own' desktop and launcher. Neat! Maybe a good app for kids learning a computer or even just a way to keep track of various things during your time on the computer. The app is still a bit rough around the edges, and people trying this out should keep this in mind. I would also think that the price might be a bit steep for now. If Conjure could be set to your desktop background - or even pop up as a screen saver - that would add some functionality. I also wondered whether this interface would be great on a mobile phone or even a PDA (or the new OSX iPods?). I would encourage anyone interested to give this app a try and email the developer with your feedback. He is very responsive to questions and suggestions. And I'll gladly give a numerical review later when the product is more polished.
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8oo8
03 September 2007
Version: 1.0
Actually, this is a unique and novel idea.....something that creative folks might find quite useful. If you find that organizational structure is just too inhibiting and confining to your creative flow, this just might fit the bill. I, for one, like it! But, $35 is just too high; I predict that there'll be few takers at that price. I'd pay, say, maybe $20 for it but definiteley not $35. Hmmm, now Conjure would be a really good choice for a MU Promo......it would certainly generate more interest in this nifty "not for everyone" confection. Oh, and the Conjure icon is, I'd say, rather grotesque and uninviting.....it has a somewhat ominous, threatening quality to it. Something warmer and friendlier would be far more appropriate, I think. And the screenshot brings to mind, at least to me, a Ouija board, which for many is a rather discomforting turn-off.
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Joellevin
03 September 2007
Version: 1.0
screenshot was enough to scare me away.
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