We first looked at Dropzone a few years ago when it launched for OS X and the little utility app is growing up. Now at version 2.0, Dropzone has a fresh, new circular look that's inspired by Path. It also includes a bunch of small improvements that'll help you manage your apps and files.
For those that have never used Dropzone, its a shortcut utility that lets you setup destinations to open up recent docs, send files to an Amazon S3 servers, launch applications, shorten URLs, compress files and more. It includes a variety of built-in destinations that are available from the menu bar. The latest version also includes new Path-inspired, desktop circles.
These destinations are fluid and can be changed as your workflow changes. If you're programmer, you can extend Dropzone's functionality using the Ruby API provided by Aptonic. There's also a GitHub repository where users can upload their custom-made destinations.
Dropzone is a huge time-saver. I use it regularly to sort important files from my downloads and move them to my documents folder in one, quick and easy step. The Recently Shared feature also makes its simple for me to keep track of the images I've uploaded to Flickr and which ones I haven't.Dropzone is available for US$13.99 from the Mac App Store.