Mac apps

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  • Gas Mask icon

    Gas Mask

    Free Mac OS X Website

    Gas Mask is simple hosts file manager for Mac OS X. It allows editing of host files and switching between them.


  • SuperDuper! icon


    Freemium Mac OS X Website

    SuperDuper makes recovery painless, because it makes creating a fully bootable backup painless. Its incredibly clear, friendly interface is understandable, easy to use, and its built-in scheduler makes it trivial to back up automatically. It's the perfect complement to Time Machine under Leopard, allowing you to store a bootable backup alongside your Time Machine volume—and it runs beautifully on both Intel and Power PC Macs!
    SuperDuper's interface confirms all your actions in simple, clear language to ensure that the end result is exactly what you intended.


  • Fruitjuice icon


    Commercial Mac OS X Website

    FruitJuice is a Mac application and online service that helps maximize Apple notebook battery life and runtime. FruitJuice makes it possible to follow Apple’s recommendations for ensuring longer battery life and accurate “time remaining” estimates when running on battery.


  • Duet Display icon

    Duet Display

    Commercial Mac OS X Windows iPhone iPad Website

    Duet makes your iPad and your Mac more powerful together. Slide Mac apps to your iPad as a second display. No lag, Duet helps you multi-task and work faster with more screen space. It doesn't require internet, just plug and play to get started and you can use the iPad's touch display too. Draw on the screen, produce beats with midi boards, design on the iPad and more.

    Duet is used by industrial designers, software developers, musicians, illustrators and more. It's portability has made Duet useful in coffeeshops, airports and conferences.

    More space. More play. More speed. More touch.

    Combine the power of your devices with Duet.

    Now for Mac & PC.


  • Dictator

    Free Windows Linux Website

    Dictator is a program for on-screen reading of text files, developed with the intention of making it easier to read some of the fine electronic texts available on the net, such as those produced by The Gutenberg Project. ... Dictator provides an alternative approach called Rapid Serial Visual Presentation (RSVP) in which words are displayed consecutively in the same place at a user-controllable rate. This method prevents unconscious re-reading of adjacent text and decreases the tendency of the reader to oralise the text, allowing for increased reading speeds. RSVP also permits the use of larger fonts for text display which improves text clarity. While it does take some getting used to, with a little practise you may find that reading with Dictator becomes faster and easier than reading from a book.


  • Darktable icon


    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD Website

    Darktable is a virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers: it manages your digital negatives in a database and lets you view them through a zoomable lighttable. it also enables you to develop raw images and enhance them.

    This project tries to fill the gap between the many excellent existing free raw converters and image management tools (such as Small UFRaw iconUFRaw or Small F-Spot iconF-Spot). The user interface is built around efficient caching of image metadata and mipmaps, all stored in a database. The user will always be able to interact, even if the full resolution image is not yet loaded.

    All editing is fully non-destructive and only operates on cached image buffers for display. The full image is only converted during export. the frontend is written in gtk+/cairo, the database uses sqlite3, raw image loading is done using libraw, hdr, exr and low dynamic range are supported through imagemagick (magickcore). the core operates completely on floating point values, so darktable can not only be used for photography but also for scientifically acquired images or output of renderers (high dynamic range).


  • CrossOver icon


    Commercial Mac OS X Linux Website

    Windows compatibility on Mac and Linux with no Windows license.

    CrossOver allows you to install many popular Windows applications on your Mac or Linux computer. You can think of it as an emulator, but it's different, because there's no Windows OS license required. Your applications integrate seamlessly in OS X or Linux; just click and run. No rebooting, no switching to a virtual machine, and no Windows Operating System license required!

    Adding new Windows software is easy. Just place your install CD in your machine, and CrossOver will recognize it and offer to install it. Once installed, CrossOver will configure your application to run on your computer. That's all there is to it.


  • CodeKit icon


    Commercial Mac OS X Website

    CodeKit automatically compiles Less, Sass, Stylus, CoffeeScript, Jade & Haml files. It effortlessly combines, minifies and error-checks Javascript. It supports Compass. It even optimizes jpeg & png images, auto-reloads your browser and lets you use the same files across many projects. And that's just the first paragraph.


  • ChronoSync icon


    Commercial Mac OS X Website

    ChronoSync is a complete, all-in-one solution for file synchronizations, backups, bootable backups/clones and cloud storage.

    Features include the ability to:
    • Create bootable backups or clones of your hard drive.
    • Synchronize files in any direction or bi-directionally.
    • Backup to select cloud storage services.
    • Backup to SFTP servers.
    • Target any device or folder visible in Finder such as disk volume, thumb drive, NAS, disk image, server, or (with ChronoAgent) another Mac.
    • Set simple, intermediate, or advanced rules for filtering.
    • Analyze and compare files before and after synchronizations.
    • Archive and Restore old versions.
    • Run trial synchronizations to see what will sync before running the sync.
    • Set synchronization options to customize your synchronization.
    • Send email or push notifications (to your iPhone) if errors are encountered.
    • Automate synchronizations with a full-featured scheduler.
    • Execute pre- and post- sync scripts or create custom, script-based rules.
    • Be AppleScript-able.


  • Carbon Copy Cloner icon

    Carbon Copy Cloner

    Commercial Mac OS X Website

    Carbon Copy Cloner (CCC) features an interface designed to make the cloning and backup procedure very intuitive. In addition to general backup, CCC can also clone one hard drive to another, copying every single block or file to create an exact replica of your source hard drive. CCCs block-level copy offers the absolute best fidelity in the industry!


  • uBar icon


    Commercial Mac OS X Website

    uBar is the task bar for the Mac. Whether you've never really liked the Dock, always wanted the one thing that Windows does right, or are switching from Windows to OS X, uBar is the perfect solution.


  • Bookends icon


    Commercial Mac OS X iPhone iPad Website

    Bookends is a commercial reference management software package for Mac OS X that is used to manage bibliographies and references when writing essays and articles. Its target market is students, academics and professionals. It works with several word processors, including Microsoft Word, Apple Pages, Mellel, Nisus Writer Express, Writer and others. Bookends is made by Sonny Software and maintained by its owner and developer Jon Ashwell.

    Bookends is able to carry out Internet searches in a number of websites such as Pubmed and Google Scholar in order to retrieve references and corresponding PDF files or web pages, or to obtain references for articles in PDF format which were already retrieved. These search capabilities are also present in Reference Miner, a freeware scaled-down version of Bookends which lacks bibliographic management features. (From Wikipedia)


  • Bartender icon


    Commercial Mac OS X Website

    Bartender lets you organize your Menu Bar Apps, by hiding them, rearranging them, or moving them to the Bartenders Bar. You can display the full menu bar, set options to have Menu Bar Apps show in the menu bar when they are updating, or have them always visible in the Bartenders Bar.


  • App Tamer icon

    App Tamer

    Commercial Mac OS X Website

    Some Mac applications, especially web browsers, continue running tasks or animations even when they’re supposed to be idle in the background. This can consume valuable processing power and reduce battery life. App Tamer’s unique AutoStop capability automatically pauses these applications when you switch away from them, and then restarts them when you click back to them. This frees your CPU and reduces power consumption.

    App Tamer comes pre-configured to automatically pause Safari, Firefox and Chrome when they’re in the background. AutoStopping other applications is just a mouse click away.


  • Find Any File icon

    Find Any File

    Free Mac OS X Website

    Find Any File searches your local disks for files by name, creation or modification date, size, or type and creator code (not by content, though). As there are other tools with a similar search operation, here are the special features unique to Find Any File:
    Has a new hierarchical view of the found items, making it much easier to browse 100s of items.
    Can run as root user, finding really any file on your disk, even those that are hidden from normal users.
    Can save queries and run them again later.
    Is quite fast: About 10 times faster than EasyFind 4.0.1 when searching for a file name (Mac Pro with 2 million files, searching "httpd.conf": EasyFile: 150s, this app: 15s)

    Unlike Spotlight (i.e. the Finders Find command), it does not access a pre-built database but searches the chosen volume directly. This allows you to find any file, even those inside packages and others excluded from Spotlight search. Hence it is great for finding system files, for example.
    On the other hand, it may take a little longer than Spotlight, and it is only fast on HFS(+) volumes. But even on mounted network volumes of a Mac OS X server it can still be surprisingly fast.

    Hence, this is not an entire replacement for Spotlight but it can come handy in certain, if not many, situations.


  • OSXFUSE icon


    Free Mac OS X Website

    FUSE for OS X allows you to extend OS X's native file handling capabilities via third-party file systems. OSXFUSE is a successor to Small MacFUSE iconMacFUSE , which has been used as a software building block by dozens of products, but is no longer being maintained.


  • TableFlip icon


    Commercial Mac OS X Website

    TableFlip helps you get your table finished in no time: thanks to auto-growing tables, you don't even need to adjust the table size when you tab around the table! TableFlip is fast to boot and use. You don’t even have to speak Markdown to make use of its text-based tables!


  • HoudahSpot icon


    Commercial Mac OS X Website

    HoudahSpot is an advanced file search tool for Mac.

    Use HoudahSpot to locate hard-to-find files and keep frequently used files within reach. HoudahSpot builds upon Spotlight, which comes preinstalled with OS X. It makes Spotlight both more powerful and easier to use.

    Start with a simple search. Refine it by adding and combining criteria. Quickly sort through search results. Add columns. Apply filters. Preview files and text matches.

    If you've ever had a hard time finding a file before, this is what you've been looking for.

    • Find files by name, text, content kind, author, recipient, pixel count, etc.
    • Combine criteria to narrow down search results
    • Specify which folders to search and which ones to exclude
    • Add any of the hundreds of columns available
    • Apply filters to reduce search results to only the relevant items
    • Preview files and text matches
    • Open files and, where the application supports it, continue searching for text matches by pressing command-G (Find Next)
    • Set up templates for recurring searches


  • Copy'em Paste icon

    Copy'em Paste

    Commercial Mac OS X Website

    Copy'em Paste lets you collect the things you like by simply copying them! Unlike regular clipboards which can store only one clipping, Copy'em Paste can store as many as you want, without limitation.

    To recall the stored clippings later, just click the app's menubar icon or press its keyboard shortcut.


  • Back-In-Time icon


    Commercial Mac OS X Website

    Mac utility for Time Machine - Time Machine recovery made easy. Designed for 10.6.8 Snow Leopard or 10.7 Lion.


  • Xee icon


    Commercial Mac OS X Website

    Xee is a lightweight, fast and convenient image viewer and browser. It is designed to be a serious tool for image viewing and management, with a sleek and powerful interface.

    Xee can:

    Display a large number of image formats - any format QuickTime or Preview can open, plus several more, including PCX, Maya IFF and Amiga IFF-ILBM.
    Easy browse through folders of images - open any file in a folder and use the toolbar, keyboard shortcuts or mouse wheel to view the other images in the same folder.
    Browse image inside archives, using the uncompression engine from The Unarchiver. It can read almost every format The Unarchiver can, which include Zip, Rar, 7-Zip, Lzh, ISO and StuffIt. It also supports the CBZ and CBR formats, which are just renamed Zip and Rar files, respectively.
    Effortlessly copy, move, rename and delete of images while viewing.
    Losslessy rotate and crop JPEG images. This lets you edit your digital photographs without losing quality by re-compressing them like most other editors do.
    View more EXIF data for JPEG files than Preview, and also other kinds of metadata, like XMP or IPTC. It can even try to identify what program or camera created a JPEG file by analyzing its quantization tables.
    Extract bitmap images from inside PDF and SWF files. Many PDF files contain scanned pages in bitmap form, and Xee can read these and show them as bitmap image, and even save them. The same goes for bitmap images inside SWF files.
    View images in full-screen.

    Prior to version 3, Xee was open source. Version 3 and later are closed source and commercial.


  • Winclone icon


    Commercial Mac OS X Boot Camp Website

    Winclone 5 is the most complete solution for protecting your Boot Camp Windows system against data loss. Winclone is the most reliable cloning solution when migrating Boot Camp to a new Mac. The all new Winclone Backup feature provides scheduled, incremental snapshots of the Windows User folder for retrieval of earlier versions or deleted data.


  • OverSight icon


    Free Mac OS X Website

    Mac malware often spies on users by recording audio and video sessions...sometimes in an undetected manner.
    OverSight monitors a mac's mic and webcam, alerting the user when the internal mic is activated, or whenever a process accesses the webcam.

    One of the most insidious actions of malware, is abusing the audio and video capabilities of an infected host to record an unknowing user. Macs, of course, are not immune; malware such as OSX/Eleanor, OSX/Crisis, OSX/Mokes, and others, all attempt to spy on OS X users. OverSight constantly monitors a system, alerting a user whenever the internal microphone is activated, or the built-in webcam is accessed. And yes, while the webcam's LED will turn on whenever a session is initially started, new research has shown that malware can surreptitious piggyback into such existing sessions (FaceTime, Sykpe, Google Hangouts, etc.) and record both audio and video - without fear of detection.


  • KnockKnock icon


    Free Mac OS X Website

    KnockKnock displays persistent startup items (scripts, commands, binaries, executables, Login Items, kexts, LaunchAgents, etc., that are set to execute automatically on OS X.
    Although signed-Apple binaries are filtered out, legitimate 3rd-party software will likely be displayed.
    This is useful for troubleshooting annoying behaviors of applications or malware infections.
    Once launched, you just click the Start Scan button at the top to scan for persistently installed software in these locations:

    Authorization Plugins
    Browser Extensions
    Kernel Extensions
    Launch Items
    Library Inserts
    Login Items
    Spotlight Importers


  • Audirvana Plus icon

    Audirvana Plus

    Commercial Mac OS X Website

    Audirvana Plus brings your Mac to the ultimate level in Sound Quality, making it your Best Transport.

    No equalizer, no trendy special effects, just the best sounding music

    •Native playing of FLAC, libSndFile (WAV, AIFF, ...), ALAC and other quicktime formats (AAC, MP3, ...)

    •Direct sound path, directly to the !CoreAudio HAL for pure bit perfect sound

    •Audio Device exclusive access mode

    •HAL I/O using DAC native physical formats "Integer Mode" (instead of CoreAudio 32bit float)

    •Automatic sample rate switching

    •Up/Oversampling capability

    •Plays completely from memory

    •Tracks are loaded, decoded and sample rate converted in a memory buffer before being played

    •Minimizing CPU and hard drive activity to lessen sources of interference

    •Gapless playback by using a double buffering mechanism (playing track and next track)

    •Transparent split load for loading tracks of any size

    •Background tracks loading/decoding (including sample rate conversion)

    •Playlist (m3u & m3u8 formats) load/save

    •Handles Apple IR Remote

    •Automated updates downloading (using Sparkle)


  • Suspicious Package icon

    Suspicious Package

    Free Mac OS X Website

    Do you know what scripts it runs during installation, and what they do?

    Do you know who the package really came from?

    With Suspicious Package, you can answer these questions and more. Maybe you're quite literally suspicious of a package you've downloaded. Or perhaps you're just curious about what some package does. Or maybe you want to find out after the fact exactly what files a package scattered across your computer. Whatever the reason, Suspicious Package allows you to see inside an installer package. (And it's completely free.)


  • File Juicer icon

    File Juicer

    Commercial Mac OS X Website

    Extract images from PDF, PowerPoint, Word, Excel and other files. For Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard

    With File Juicer you can:
    Extract images from a PowerPoint slide show or presentation.
    Extract images and text from PDF files.
    Recover images and video from erased flash cards
    Recover text from damaged files
    Extract the images and HTML files in Safari's cache.
    Extract attachments from email archives.
    Rebuild simple PDF files into Word documents
    Convert iPhoto's iPod cache files and ithmb files to TIFF.
    Recover photos from your iPod if you have lost your Mac.
    Extract Flash animations saved in .EXE files.
    Convert ZIP files which have been saved as .EXE files to zip.
    Extract the JPEG pictures from Canon & Nikon RAW files.
    Extract System 7 Sounds
    Use it for forensics examining cache files of various kinds
    Invisibly attach files to images - simple steganography.

    File Juicer doesn't care what type file you drop onto it; it searches the entire file byte by byte. If it finds a JPEG, JP2, PNG, GIF, PDF, BMP, WMF, EMF, PICT, TIFF, Flash, Zip, HTML, WAV, MP3, AVI, MOV, MPG, WMV, MP4, AU, AIFF or text file inside, it can save it to your desktop or to another folder you choose.


  • Archimedes icon


    Commercial Mac OS X Website

    Archimedes is a LaTeX and Markdown editor designed to make mathematical writing easy.


    At its core, Archimedes is a fully-featured plain text and Markdown editor. It includes a fast syntax highlighter and provides convenient keyboard shortcuts for common actions, such as inserting images and links. With complete support for Markdown, Archimedes makes formatting and structuring documents elegant and easy.


    In Math Mode, Archimedes lets you write mathematics in a subset of LaTeX. Just enter $$ to get started. Over 700 intuitive commands, such as \sqrt{a^2 + b^2}, help you produce stunning mathematical output. Archimedes even autocompletes commands and intelligently matches closing braces, brackets, and parenthesis as you type.


    Just getting started with LaTeX? Don't know the code for the asymptotically equal symbol? Use your MacBook's trackpad or Magic Trackpad to draw it! Archimedes will recognize the symbol and insert the corresponding code for you.


    As you work, a beautifully-typeset live preview of your document is always visible. You can even switch between horizontal or vertical orientation and select a custom theme.


    Browse the math library to see all available LaTeX commands and their previews in one place.


    Archimedes lets you define macros -- or custom commands -- for the expressions you work with the most. Macros show up in autocompletion results right alongside built-in completions.


    Working on a long document? Use the Navigator to pull up a table of contents and quickly jump between sections.


    Share your work with the rest of the world via email, iMessage or AirDrop. Or export a PDF or HTML document to disk.


  • smartmontools icon


    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD Website

    The smartmontools package contains two utility programs (smartctl and smartd) to control and monitor storage systems using the Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology System (SMART) built into most modern ATA and SCSI harddisks. In many cases, these utilities will provide advanced warning of disk degradation and failure.


  • SMART Utility icon

    SMART Utility

    Commercial Mac OS X Website

    SMART Utility is an application to scan the internal hardware diagnostics system of hard drives. SMART (Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology) is a system built into hard drives by their manufacturers to report on various measurements (called attributes) of a hard drives operation. The attributes can be used to detect when a hard drive is having mechanical or electrical problems, and can indicate when the hard drive is failing. SMART Utility can read and display these attributes. This allows time to hopefully backup, and then replace the drive. SMART Utility also allows running a drives built in self test, which can also indicate malfunctions on the drive.


  • FoxTrot Professional Search icon

    FoxTrot Professional Search

    Commercial Mac OS X Website

    FoxTrot Professional Search builds full-text index files from documents on your disks and servers, making their contents accessible in a split second. All common document types (PDF, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, HTML, Apple Mail…) and any document type for which a Spotlight metadata importer plugin is present (over 300 file types altogether, plus file types supported by user-added Spotlight importer plugins) get indexed and become searchable using eight different search keys (Content, File name, Metadata…) with seven combinations (Includes all / any / none of the words, exact phrases, complex search strings…) and multiple search criteria.

    Optionally, a FoxTrot Search Server (sold separately) can be deployed for centralised indexing and searching. The iOS companion app FoxTrot Attaché Search (sold separately) lets you carry a plain text cache of all your indexed document content on an iPad or iPhone.


  • Origami Studio icon

    Origami Studio

    Free Mac OS X Android iPhone Website

    Origami Studio is a free design tool built by Facebook designers for creating interactive UI prototypes. An elegant, layer-based interface allows designers to repaidly create prototypes with layers, build interactions and then share them with others.


    • Layer-based editing that lets you import layers from Small Sketch iconSketch .
    • Intuitive patch-based design for creating interactions, animations and behaviors.
    • Save time by using a library of pre-built components that you can add to.
    • Preview designs live via Origami Live, the accompanying mobile apps for Android and iOS.
    • Capture and export video recordings directly from the app.


  • Airfoil icon


    Commercial Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Website

    Send any audio to the AirPort Express. Send any audio to AirPort Express units, Apple TVs, and even other Macs and PCs, all in sync! Airfoil for Mac gives you your audio - everywhere.
    You can send audio to multiple outputs around your house, all in sync, and with Airfoil Speakers, you can turn any computer into a remote audio output.

    With Airfoil, you can transmit any audio from your computer out to compatible receivers, which are:
    Apple TVs, Windows, Mac and Linux computers, Android and iOS devices, Third-Party AirPlay Devices.

    (Free trial version adds noise after 10 minutes of transmission.)


  • DriveDx icon


    Commercial Mac OS X Website

    DriveDx is advanced drive health diagnostic and monitoring utility. Unlike most drive utilities, DriveDx does not only monitor the drive’s built-in S.M.A.R.T. status, but also analyzes the changes of all drive health indicators that are closely related to HDD or SSD failures (like the pending bad sectors, reallocated bad sectors, uncorrectable bad sectors, SSD wear out / endurance, and more) and alerts the user immediately if anything goes wrong. Our drive health diagnostics algorithms are based on the recent researches in this field. The application provides access to all sufficient drive diagnostic data to satisfy any system administrator. DriveDx is the first utility of its kind to have a real user-friendly Mac-style interface.

    Key features:
    • support of modern HDDs and SSDs
    • real-time SSD/HDD health status monitoring
    • pre-failure state early detection - DriveDx supports 3 drive health statuses: Ok, Failing (pre-failure) and Failed. (Most of drive utilities support only 'Ok' and 'Failed')
    • drive failure prediction based on health indicators that are closely related to HDD or SSD failures
    • multi-tier warning system that will inform the user about deviations from the normal state of drive attributes
    • drive overall health rating
    • drive overall performance rating (if drive supports this subset of indicators)
    • SSD lifetime left indicator
    • support of drive short and full (extended) self-tests
    • save drive(s) health report to file
    • automatic drive health reports by email (automatic email reports)
    • human-readable drive health indicators (attributes) representation
    • different routines for SSD and HDD health evaluation
    • drive temperature monitoring
    • history-based drive health evaluation
    • S.M.A.R.T. error log
    • Growl notifications
    • user friendly and intuitive UI
    • Retina displays support


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