The Best Mac Apps


  • Vivaldi

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android Website

    The Vivaldi browser protects you from trackers, blocks unwanted ads, and puts you in control with unique built-in features. .

     

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  • Affinity Photo

    Commercial Mac Windows iPad Website

    Affinity Photo is a professional, full-featured raster graphics editor. Working in Affinity Photo is always live and you can pan and zoom at 60fps, with live previews and non destructive application. It supports unlimited layers and a dedicated RAW editing workspace, as well as RGB, CMYK, LAB, Greyscale colour space with end-to-end CMYK workflow with ICC colour management, and 16-bit per channel editing.

    Fast and Efficient Tool Set

    • Pan and zoom at 60fps, even with huge images
    • Live tools, live previews, real-time editing
    • RAW and regular processing united in one app

    Professional

    • Professional colour spaces and profiles
    • Pro file formats like PSD supported
    • Modern camera RAW formats supported
    • Full set of 16-bit filters
    • Sub-pixel precision and pixel-perfect snapping
    • Customisable toolbars, keyboard shortcuts and panels

    Clean Workspaces

    • Dedicated personas (modes) for specific tasks and toolsets
    • Uncluttered UIs for RAW editing, photo editing, panoramas, and liquify
    • Export persona for fine control over export regions and settings

    Over 1,000,000% Zoom

    • Zoom way beyond 1,000,000% — smooth like butter
    • Quickly switch between favourite zoom levels

    Solid Undo History

    • Instantly undo/redo over 8,000 History steps
    • Save History so you can undo steps later even on different Macs
    • A seamless AutoSave protects against unexpected shutdowns

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  • Stay

    Commercial Mac Website

    If you’re fastidious about keeping your windows tidy, Stay is for you. Stay ensures that your windows are always where you want them to be, even as you connect and disconnect displays.

     

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  • TotalFinder

    Commercial Mac Finder Website

    TotalFinder works like the normal Finder but adds tabs, dual panel, colored labels and other features. My goal is to improve Finder in a few areas where it is lacking but keep the general design.

    Features:

    • Colored labels: Brings full colors back into El Capitan.
    • Chrome tabs: Apple finally introduced tabs in Mavericks. TotalFinder added Chrome tabs in Snow Leopard.
    • Dual mode: Display two Finder windows side-by-side on hot-key.
    • Visor window: The Finder is always one key-press away!
    • Cut & Paste: Use keyboard shortcuts to move files around. Faster than drag & drop.

    TotalFinder is a plugin, not a replacement

    Please keep in mind that TotalFinder is an add-on which gets loaded into the Finder when you launch TotalFinder.app. It does not modify your Finder files on the disk. TotalFinder is installed as a standalone application. But when launched it changes the current instance of Finder running in memory. I call this process TotalFinder injection into Finder.

     

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  • Hazel

    Commercial Mac Website

    Sometimes Newtons Law of Inertia is just as applicable to the digital world as to the physical. All too often our files sit around never to be filed. Downloads and other sundry files pile up never to leave. Fortunately, an uncluttered desktop can be a reality. Meet Hazel, your personal housekeeper.

     

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  • Flycut

    Free Mac Website

    Flycut is a clean and simple clipboard manager for developers. It based on open source app called Jumpcut.

    Every time you when you copy code pieces Flycut stores it in history. Later you can past it using Shift-Command-V even if you have something different in your current clipboard. You can change hotkey and other settings in preferences.

    Developed by developers for developers.

     

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  • Bartender

    Commercial Mac Website

    Bartender 3 lets you organize your menu bar apps. With macOS Mojave support, updated user interface, completely rewritten, it's better than ever.

     

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  • Moom

    Commercial Mac Website

    Moom allows you to easily move and zoom windows to predefined areas of the screen, or to make them full-screen, using either the mouse or the keyboard.

    When used via the mouse, all you need to do is hover over the green resize button in any Mac OS X window. Moom's panel appears, and you then click the desired action.

    When used via the keyboard, a hot key displays the Moom bezel, and you can then use the arrow and modifier keys to move and resize the windows.

    You can also save window layouts, create custom controls with shortcuts that work globally or work only when Moom's keyboard bezel is onscreen.

     

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  • CompareMerge

    Commercial Mac Website

    CompareMerge is a Mac OSX's software tool for file comparison and merging text-like files.
    It is useful for determining what has changed between versions, and then merging changes between versions.

    Functions of the application:

    • Compare Folders/Files: can compare both 2 files or 2 folders

    • Inline Edit (Edit/Merge at the same time) : Compare and Merge 2 text files: allow you to edit/compare/merge 2 text files in the same windows

    • Line Number: When edit file, showing line number will make it easier to know exactly changes positions.

    • File filters: Include or exclude files that match regular expressions. Other than that, after compare 2 folders, you could filter display item base on file name.

    • Include Subfolders: This option lets you control the depth of a folder comparison. Enabling it compares all folder levels

    • Copy to: after compare 2 folder, you can select left or right files to copy to different location (example: when release change source)

    • Delete Left/Right/Both: after compare 2 folder, you can select left or right files to delete

     

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  • Gemini 2

    Commercial Mac Website

    Gemini will quickly find and help you remove duplicates from your Mac. Make this routine task easy and fun with Gemini!

    Why waste your disk space on duplicates and similars? Wipe them away with Gemini 2. It's fast, precise, and frees up tons of space on your Mac.

    Easy-to-use and attractive interface
    •Beautifully crafted design
    •Drag-and-drop support
    •Pie chart of files divided by categories
    •Fabulous shredder-like duplicate deletion

    Powerful search engine
    •Fast scanning algorithms
    •Accurate file comparison
    •Finds duplicate folders as well
    •Supports external drives and network volumes

    Intuitive workflow
    •One-click duplicate selection wizard
    •Scan right from the Finder’s control-click menu
    •Ensures originals are kept untouched
    •Fully-fledged built-in preview

    Advanced flexibility
    •Wide sorting options
    •Move duplicates to Trash or erase completely
    •Make a list of files, folders or even file extensions to ignore
    •Select minimal size of duplicates to find

    Enjoy the fascinating process of finding and removing duplicates with Gemini!

     

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  • Popclip

    Commercial Mac Website

    PopClip appears when you select text with your mouse on your Mac. Instantly access context-specific actions including copy and paste, plus extensions like Send to Evernote. If you select text containing a URL, email address or file path, PopClip can open it. Select a misspelled word, and PopClip offers corrections. Select any text to do a web search with those terms, or select a single word to get the dictionary definition.

    More than 50 free extensions are available, including Paste and Match Style, Translate, Send to Evernote, Word Count, Capitalize and much, much more.

     

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  • XtraFinder

    Freemium Mac Finder Website

    XtraFinder add tabs and extra features to the Small Finder iconFinder.

    • Tabs.
    • Dual Panel & Dual Window.
    • Arrange folders on top.
    • Cut & Paste.
    • Global hotkeys.
    • "Copy Path", "Show Hidden Items", "Refresh", "New File", "Copy to", "Move to", "New Terminal Here", "Contents", "Select...", … .
    • Light text on dark background.
    • Colorful icons in Sidebar.
    • Much more.

     

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  • Tor Browser

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet ... OpenBSD Website

    The Tor software protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location, and it lets you access sites which are blocked.

    The Tor Browser lets you use Small Tor iconTor on Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux without needing to install any software. It can run off a USB flash drive, comes with a pre-configured web browser to protect your anonymity, and is self-contained.

     

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  • Brackets

    Free Mac Windows Linux Electron / Atom Shell Website

    Brackets is an open-source editor for web design and development built on top of web technologies such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript. The project was created and is maintained by Adobe, and is released under an MIT License.

    With focused visual tools and preprocessor support, Brackets is a modern text editor that makes it easy to design in the browser. It's crafted from the ground up for web designers and front-end developers.

    Brackets is a lightweight, yet powerful, modern text editor. We blend visual tools into the editor so you get the right amount of help when you want it without getting in the way of your creative process. You'll enjoy writing code in Brackets.

    Made with Love (and JavaScript)
    Brackets is an open-source project, supported by an active and passionate community. It's made by other web developers like you!

    Inline Editors
    Instead of jumping between file tabs, Brackets lets you open a window into the code you care about most. Want to work on the CSS that applies to a specific ID? Put your mouse cursor on that ID, push Command / Ctrl+E and Brackets will show you all the CSS selectors with that ID in an inline window so you can work on your code side-by-side without any popups.

    Live Preview
    Get a real-time connection to your browser. Make changes to CSS and HTML and you'll instantly see those changes on screen. Also see where your CSS selector is being applied in the browser by simply putting your cursor on it. It's the power of a code editor with the convenience of in-browser dev tools.

    Preprocessor Support
    Work with preprocessors in a whole new way. We know how important preprocessors are to your workflow. That’s why we want to make Brackets the best code editor for preprocessors out there. With Brackets you can use Quick Edit and Live Highlight with your LESS and SCSS files which will make working with them easier than ever.

     

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  • EtreCheck

    Freemium Mac Website

    EtreCheck is a simple little app to display the important details of your system configuration and allow you to copy that information to the Clipboard. It is meant to be used with Apple Support Communities to help people help you with your Mac.

    EtreCheck automatically removes any personally identifiable information from the output.

     

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  • Cozy

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Self-Hosted CouchDB Go (Programming Language) Website

    Choose simplicity, get Cozy.
    We all have a life and a digital life. Cozy gathers them. In your Cozy, you have all your personal data: pictures, health, bank, holidays, accessible only by you. Welcome to your new digital home.

     

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  • Affinity Designer

    Commercial Mac Windows iPad Website

    Affinity Designer is the fastest, smoothest, most precise vector graphic design software available. Built from the ground up over a five-year period, every feature, tool, panel and function has been developed with the needs of creative professionals at its core. With continuous innovation and development, the result is a ground-breaking application that will revolutionize how you work.

    Used by professionals the world over as their go-to tool for vector illustration, Affinity Designer continues to raise the bar for creative software. Precise control over curves, eye-popping colors and blistering performance ensure stunning results every time.

    Dazzling colors

    Color is at the heart of your design, and Affinity Designer delivers in droves. With support for all major formats, ICC profiles and the latest wide gamut displays you know your designs will pop. And with silky smooth gradients which always update live on your page, the control you have is limitless.

    Precise curves

    The fundamentals of crafting curves are covered expertly with the precision-engineered pen tool - and in combination with intuitive modifiers it’s the workhorse of everything you create. Swapping to the node or live corner tool allows you to re-sculpt, hone and adjust to perfection.

    Flawless geometry

    It’s hard to describe the joy you will feel in using the fully customizable live shapes in Affinity Designer. Not only are they incredibly fluid to adapt, we’ve added automatic snapping points to ensure spot-on geometry with everything you do.

    Brush stabilization

    An amazing addition, the rope and window stabilizers allow you to produce the smoothest, most accurate curves you ever thought possible – all using freehand pencil and brush tools.

    Non-destructive operations

    Naturally you can combine shapes using Boolean operations, but to do it non-destructively so you can still move and edit the component parts? That gives you some serious power not found in other apps.

     

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  • Fantastical

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad Apple Watch Website

    Fantastical is a flexible calendar with natural language event creation, a beautiful calendar and event list, support for CalDAV (including Google Calendar delegates) automatic alarms, and instant searching.

    The easiest way to create new events
    • Open Fantastical by clicking the menu bar icon or pressing a customizable keyboard shortcut
    • Type in your event details and press return
    • That's it! You're back to what you were doing with a shiny, new event in your calendar!

    • Best of all, Fantastical's natural language engine is expressive and intelligent so you can write in your own style.
    • Fantastical will even recognize the location of your event and let you invite people from your Address Book to the event

    Quick entry
    • Quickly open Fantastical by clicking the menu bar icon or pressing a customizable keyboard shortcut

    Beautiful calendar and event list
    • The event list and calendar allow you to easily locate and plan all of your events
    • Color-coding and beautiful design let you quickly make sense of your schedule
    • Change the number of events you want displayed, providing focus and convenience
    • Click any event to display important details about the event

    Bring Your Own Calendar (BYOC)
    • Fantastical works with your favorite calendar applications: iCal, Entourage, or Outlook

    Native CalDAV sync support built-in
    • Add your calendars to iCal and Fantastical will automatically sync your events
    • Even better, iCal doesn't need to be running
    • Use Google Calendar or Yahoo! Calendar accounts (including delegate support!)
    • Just add your accounts to iCal and Fantastical will handle the rest

    Automatic alarms
    • Automatically add alarms to all of your new events
    • Customize your alarm settings based on all-day events or timed events
    • You'll never miss an important event again

    Search instantly
    • Instantly locate all of your events, past, present, and future
    • Get important event details with a single click

     

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  • BetterTouchTool

    Commercial Mac Website

    BetterTouchTool is a great, feature packed app that allows you to customize various input devices on your Mac.

     

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  • Mozilla Firefox

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet BSD iPad Snapcraft PortableApps.com Haiku Fire TV Website

    Mozilla Firefox (known simply as Firefox) is a free and open source web browser descended from the Mozilla Application Suite. Firefox is highly extensible, with thousands of third-party add-ons available.

    Firefox version 60+ (Quantum) is presently faster than Google Chrome and use less memory than Chrome. Compare to previous versions of Firefox, the Quantum version is twice as fast, promote parallelism, and has more intuitive user interface.

     

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  • Keka

    Freemium Mac Website

    Keka is a full featured file archiver, as easy as it can be.

    With Keka you can compress as many files as you want in a bunch of formats. Divide files and protect them with a password is now a kids game. Just drop the files you want to compress to the Keka icon in the Dock or the main window.

    Also Keka can extract lots of compressed files, from ZIP and 7Z to RAR archives, even parted ones. Just double click on those files and they will be extracted using Keka, or drop them to the icon in the Dock or the main window.

    So simple, so strong

    You do not even need to open Keka to compress a file, keep it in your dock and use it from there.
    Just drag and drop your files and folders to the Dock icon or the Keka window to create a slimmer version of them.

    Privacy is very important

    Share safely just setting a password and creating highly encrypted files.
    Using AES-256 encryption specification for your 7z files and
    Zip 2.0 legacy encryption specification for your Zip files.

    Still too big...

    If the files are really huge and they do not fit your mail or server, just split them into pieces.
    Don't worry, they will still expand to produce your original file :)

    Keka can create files in these formats:

    7Z ZIP TAR GZIP BZIP2 XZ LZIP DMG ISO

    And extract all of these formats:

    7Z ZIP RAR TAR GZIP BZIP2 XZ LZIP DMG ISO LZMA EXE CAB WIM PAX JAR APK APPX CPGZ CPIO

     

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  • PDFpen

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad Website

    Enhance productivity with refreshingly simple, versatile, and powerful document editing. PDFpen is a comprehensive, all-purpose PDF editing toolkit for macOS. Markup, edit text, OCR, sign forms, merge documents and extract pages. .

     

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  • Affinity Publisher

    Commercial Mac Windows Website

    From the earliest days of visualizing the Affinity range, we planned an unrivaled trio of sleek, modern apps tailored to work with the latest technology – ultra-fast, with stunning power and completely stripped of bloat.

    The final step towards realizing that ambition will come with the launch of Affinity Publisher.

    It’s an all-new app which we believe will revolutionize desktop publishing, in the same way Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer have shaken up professional photo editing and graphic design.

     

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  • Cyberduck

    Free Mac Windows Website

    A libre FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, S3, Backblaze B2, Azure & OpenStack Swift browser.

     

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  • iStat Menus

    Commercial Mac iPhone Website

    iStat is a series of system monitor apps. It's available in different versions: iStat Menus, iStat for iOS and iStat Server as a companion application to the iStat for iOS app that lets you remotely monitor your computers (free for Windows and Mac).

    CPU
    Realtime CPU graphs and a list of the top 5 CPU resource hogs. CPU usage can be tracked by individual cores or with all cores combined, to save menubar space.
    Network
    A realtime graph to keep on top of what’s being sent and received for all network connections.
    Date & Time
    A highly configurable date, time and calendar for your menubar, including fuzzy clock and moon phase. A world clock with sunrise, sunset, moonrise and moonset times for over 20,000 cities. It’s one of the most powerful replacements for Apple’s date and time menu available.
    Disk Usage
    See used or free space for multiple disks in your menubar. More detail for all your disks is only a click away.
    Disk Activity
    Detailed disk I/O in your menubar, displayed as a graph, a variety of different read and write indicators, or both.
    Sensors
    Realtime listings of the sensors in your Mac, including temperatures, hard drive temperatures (where supported), fans, voltages, current and power. Fan speeds can be controlled, with different rules when on battery power, if you’d like.
    Battery
    Detailed info on your battery’s current state and a highly configurable menu item that can change if you’re draining, charging, or completely charged.
    Memory
    Memory stats for your menubar, shown as a pie chart, graph, percentage, bar or any combination of those things. The memory dropdown menu shows a list of the top 5 memory hogs, as well as other useful info.
    Complete control
    Each menu extra comes with many different display modes, customizable colours, font sizes and widths.

     

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  • BusyContacts

    Commercial Mac Website

    BusyContacts makes managing contacts faster and more efficient. Offering the same power and flexibility that BusyCal users enjoy with their calendars, BusyContacts integrates seamlessly with BusyCal to form a flexible, easy to use CRM solution for managing calendars and contacts
    BusyContacts syncs with the built-in Contacts app on macOS and iOS and supports all leading cloud services, including iCloud, Google, Exchange, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

     

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  • FilePane

    Commercial Mac Website

    FilePane is a lightweight, versatile multi-tool for quick file management.
    It works with almost any selectable and draggable content from any app on your system. You can easily copy/move/create files and folders, edit/share/convert images and a lot more...

    Just start dragging a file or text and drop it into "Drop Here" panel, showing near your cursor.

    FilePane detects the file type and offers some quick actions for it.

    With FilePane you can easily:

    • crop, rotate, resize, convert, compress images on the fly;
    • free hand drawing on your images and screenshots;
    • share content (e-mail, Twitter, Facebook, Airdrop);
    • set, store desktop pictures;
    • quickly copy/move files to your custom popular destinations;
    • copy file size or path to clipboard;
    • see word and glyph count and various other handy options for highlighted text;
    • converting Text documents to PDF;
    • create new Folders, RTF, TXT, Excel and Word files, where you need them

    Every single action is just one-two clicks away!

    So FilePane, helps you increase workflow efficiency by adding file editing, sharing and management options to Drag-and-Drop.

    The app has a minimalist, intuitive UI, which blends in well with Yosemite and El Capitan.

    FilePane is not bound to Finder only, as it may seem at first glance. It works with other apps, too!

    For example, in Safari, Chrome or other, you can easily save, edit, share, e-mail any image on the fly.
    Or quickly sort/save/share/edit/ organise your e-mail attachments.

     

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  • EasyFind

    Free Mac Website

    EasyFind is an alternative to (or supplement of) Spotlight to find files, folders, or contents in any file without indexing.

     

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  • Hamsket

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    Free, Open Source and Cross Platform messaging and emailing app that combines common web applications into one.

     

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  • AppCleaner

    Free Mac Website

    AppCleaner is a small application which allows you to thoroughly uninstall unwanted apps.
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  • Nextcloud

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted F-Droid Cloudron Website

    A safe home for all your data – Access & share your files, calendars, contacts, mail & more from any device, on your terms.

     

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  • Bitwarden

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted Microsoft Edge Vivaldi Browser Chrome Microsoft SQL Server Tor Browser Bundle Safari Cloudron Opera Mono Brave Firefox Website

    Bitwarden is the easiest and safest way to store your logins and passwords across all of your devices (iOS, Android, Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Windows, Mac, Linux, and more). Bitwarden is FREE and open source.

     

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  • Sublime Text

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Website

    Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, html and prose - any kind of text file. You'll love the slick user interface and extraordinary features.

    Sublime Text may be downloaded and evaluated for free without an expiration time limit, however a license must be purchased for continued use.

     

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  • Onyx

    Free Mac Website

    OnyX allows you to verify the Startup Disk and the structure of its System files, run miscellaneous tasks of system maintenance, configure some hidden parameters of the Finder, Dock, Dashboard, Exposé, Safari, Login window and some of Apples own applications, it deletes caches, removes a certain number of files and folders that may become cumbersome and more.

     

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