Must Have Mac Apps 2019

  • Snapdrop

    Free Web Android Self-Hosted F-Droid Website

    Super easy to share photos & videos between devices. No Cloud, No Servers, No Limits, Transfer sensitive files in your LAN, without the Cloud. There are no servers to hack into. It's blazing fast, all local transfers are encrypted with TLS and it works on all major platforms. PLUS: No app installation needed & it's totally FREE! All you need is a browser (and 2+ devices). Simply the best LOCAL file transfer app on the web!


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  • DejaLu

    Free Mac Website

    My favorite Email App - It is so simple and pragmatic <3 I love it!


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  • Kozmos

    Free Web Website


    Kozmos is smarter than the bookmarking services you've seen before. It understands the type of content and shows you in a meaningful way.

    Your bookmarks can only seen by you. Kozmos puts your privacy first.

    Kozmos automagically organizes your bookmarks for you!

    Your data is stored in your browser. It gets synced when you're online!

    Kozmos runs on all platforms, and offers plugins for all web browsers.
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    Free Mac Web iPhone Website

    THE email app I have been waiting for all my life!
    With chat-like conversations - June organizes your conversations by contact so you quickly find what you need and get through messages faster.
    Built by productivity experts, June has an minimalistic & efficient approach to processing your messages + the user-interface is one hell of an eye-candy! <3

  • pCloud

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    Fast and very secure digital asset management platform with a user-friendly interface. Allows you to customize download links with your brand's style and logo. Controlled access to all your digital files-anytime, anywhere,on any device and more.


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  • Helium

    Free Mac Website

    Helium is a floating browser window that allows you to watch media while you work. Your content will never fall behind your other windows even as you switch tasks.


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  • Übersicht

    Free Mac Website

    Übersicht lets you run system commands and display their output on your desktop in little containers, called widgets. Widgets are written using HTML5, which means they

    • are easy to write and customize
    • can show data in tables, charts, graphs ... you name it
    • can react to different screen sizes


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  • Endurance

    Freemium Mac MacPaw Setapp Website

    App that saves battery for mac computers by disabling some features automatically and throttling the CPU speed.


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  • NightTone

    Commercial Mac Website

    With an black true color overlay and a slider you can turn down the brightness to any level. Perfect!
    Because for me the lowest brightness of may Mac is still to bright at night. NightTone is just what I needed :D


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  • Workspaces

    Commercial Mac Website

    Quickly recreate your Mac work environment including files, apps, websites and more.


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  • Grids

    Commercial Mac Windows Website

    Grids - Experience Instagram in beautiful way on Mac

    Post Photos and Videos

    Upload photos and videos directly from your desktop.

    Multiple Accounts

    Switch between multiple accounts seamlessly.

    Responsive UI

    Clean and smart UI works amazingly at fullscreen as well as at widget-size.


    Get notification when there are new feed, followers, likes, comments, mentions or requests.

    Achieving All Tasks

    Like, comment, follow, search, explore.


    View and post Stories. The only desktop app that supports Instagram Stories!

    Direct Message

    Star conversation with friends. Share posts, profiles, tags and locations.


    Automatically adjust layout to window size, presenting Instagram photos beautifully.

    Large/Fullscreen View

    Utilize your big screen. View photos and vides in large/fullscreen view. Grids is for Desktop!


    Bookmark people, location, hashtag or single photo/video.


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  • Forklift

    Freemium Mac Website

    ForkLift is designed to be the fastest, most powerful file manager for the Mac. Connect to FTP or SFTP servers, manage your Amazon S3 account or your mobile devices over Bluetooth. All these features are beautifully integrated into a sophisticated, yet easy to use Cocoa based interface. Dual-pane view will dramatically increase your productivity along with state-of-the-art features like live preview, spring loaded folders and any-to-any workflow. All this to be topped by tabs, to keep your workspace nice and clean.


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  • Hazel

    Commercial Mac Website

    Automated organization for your Mac.

    Automatically Organize

    Hazel watches whatever folders you tell it to, automatically organizing your files according to the rules you create. Have Hazel move files around based on name, date, type, what site it came from and much more. Automatically sort your movies or file your bills. Keep your files off the desktop and put them where they belong.

    More Than Just Filing

    Hazel can open, archive, tag and even upload. You can have Hazel rename your files or sort them into subfolders based on name, date or whatever combination of attributes you choose. Coupled with Hazel’s powerful pattern matching, you can create workflows to process your files, your way.

    Taking Out The Trash

    Have Hazel keep your trash in check, deleting files that are too old or clearing things out when the trash gets too big. Also, when you delete applications, they can leave behind support files that never get cleaned up. With Hazel’s App Sweep, Hazel will detect when you throw an application away, search for its support files and offer to throw those away as well.

    Total Support

    Spotlight integration. Photos, Music & TV importing. Notifications. Tags. AppleScript & Automator. Hazel provides deep support for macOS technologies, leveraging everything your system has to offer.


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  • Duet Display

    Commercial Mac Windows iPhone iPad Website

    Utility that turns your iOS or Android device into a second screen for your PC or Mac.


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  • Franz

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Website

    Franz is a free messaging app / former Emperor of Austria and combines chat & messaging services into one application. Franz currently supports Slack, WhatsApp, WeChat, HipChat and many more. You can download Franz for Mac, Windows & Linux.


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  • Telegram

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet HUAWEI AppGallery Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Linux Mobile Android Wear FreeBSD Website

    Telegram is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security. It’s superfast, simple, and free. It is like SMS, but more powerful.


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  • KeePassXC

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    KeePass Cross-Platform Community Edition - A community maintained fork of the popular KeePassX application with more features and frequent updates.


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  • Finito

    Free Mac Website

    Fully customizable live countdown wallpaper for Mac.
    Just set a start date and a deadline, customize the wallpaper and menu bar and ready, the motivational boost will be present every time you see the screen.


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  • AnyTrans

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad Website

    AnyTrans is an almighty manager to transfer, back up and manage your entire iOS/Android content in one place!.


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    Freemium Mac Windows Web Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Vivaldi Browser Chrome Safari Yandex.Browser Opera Firefox Website

    Save Anything from Around the Web, organize with ease, ind your content with search, and collaborate.

  • Bumpr

    Commercial Mac Website

    Bumpr is a Mac app that lets you choose where to open links.


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  • Vivaldi

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet 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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  • Dr. Unarchiver

    Free Mac Website

    GUI compressed file manipulation for Mac, works with most common formats: 7z, ZIP, RAR and others.


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  • CleanMyMac X

    Commercial Mac Website

    CleanMyMac scans every inch of your system and safely removes gigabytes of junk in just two clicks. Free up storage on your Mac and boost its performance — CleanMyMac finds 74 GB of junk on an average computer.


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  • Dr. Cleaner

    Freemium Mac iPhone iPad Website

    Dr. Cleaner offers memory optimization, disk cleaning and system monitoring to help you clean up your Mac.


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  • CCleaner

    Freemium Mac Windows Android Android Tablet Website

    Cleaner tool for your system - protects your privacy, makes your computer faster and more secure.


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  • Little Snitch

    Commercial Mac Website

    Little Snitch is a firewall application that monitors and controls outbound internet traffic.


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  • Canary Mail

    Freemium Mac Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad ... Apple Watch Website

    Canary is an exciting new email client for Mac that offers a full set of powerful features with one key difference - your emails are not stored on a 3rd party server.

    Every facet of Canary has been designed in accordance with our core philosophy of ensuring complete user privacy and offering reliable & snappy performance. Unlike other apps/services, using Canary is not contingent on providing access to your data.


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  • Spark Mail

    Free Personal Mac Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad ... Apple Watch Website

    E-mail app with all the great features: swipes (long/short), snooze, add (multiple) attachments from the cloud, support for various e-mail services and more.


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  • Zoho Mail

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Website

    Zoho Mail is a secure, encrypted, and enterprise-ready email solution, a suite of apps tailor-made for your organization's needs.


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  • Wunderlist

    Freemium Mac Windows Web Android iPhone ... Blackberry Chrome OS Windows S Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Vivaldi Browser Chrome Android Wear Kindle Fire Yandex.Browser Website

    Wunderlist helps millions of people around the world capture their ideas, things to do and places to see.

    Whether you’re sharing a grocery list with a loved one, working on a project, or planning a vacation, Wunderlist makes it easy to share your lists and collaborate with everyone in your life.

    Wunderlist then instantly syncs between your phone, tablet and computer, so you can access your to-do lists from anywhere.


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  • Alfred

    Freemium Mac iPhone iPad Website

    Alfred is a productivity application for macOS, which boosts your efficiency with hotkeys, keywords and text expansion. Search your Mac and the web, and control your Mac using custom actions with the Powerpack.


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  • Sublime Text

    Free Personal 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 used for free without an expiration time limit, however a prompt appears occassionally to "ask to" purchase a license


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  • Evernote

    Freemium Mac Windows Web Android iPhone ... Blackberry Windows S Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Android Wear Kindle Fire Pebble Website

    Evernote is a cross-platform, freemium app designed for note taking, organizing, and archiving.

    The app allows users to create a "note" which can be a piece of formatted text, a full webpage or webpage excerpt, a photograph, a voice memo, or a handwritten "ink" note.

    Notes can also have file attachments. Notebooks can be added to a stack while notes can be sorted into a notebook, tagged, annotated, edited, given comments, searched, and exported as part of a notebook.

    Evernote Premium features:

    Offline notes
    Your notes are available anywhere, anytime, even without an internet connection. Perfect for flights, international travel and working on the go.

    Passcode lock
    Make sure only you can access your notes. Add a layer of security on mobile devices to protect your valuable information such as business plans, receipts, health information, and photographs.

    Business card scanning
    Leave behind your stack of cards by scanning them using Evernote's camera. Capture and store all contact information, a photo of the card and choose to automatically pull additional profile details from LinkedIn.

    Presentation mode
    Present directly from your notes in a full-screen layout for more collaborative, efficient meetings.

    PDF annotation
    When a picture’s worth a thousand words, you can avoid lengthy email dialogue. There’s no quicker way to call attention to contract edits or design changes.

    Context and Knowledge Discovery
    Context reveals notes with related content and documents, and Knowledge Discovery identifies co-workers who are experts on the topic or project you're working on.

    Faster image recognition
    Find what you’re looking for, faster. We scan your images faster, so text within them is searchable sooner. Find text in handwritten notes, Post-it® Notes, whiteboard drawings and more.

    Search in PDFs and Office docs
    Your files are easily searchable within Evernote. Quickly locate your Office and work documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and PDFs.


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  • Otter Voice Notes

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    Generate rich notes for meetings, interviews, lectures, and other important voice conversations with Otter, your AI-powered assistant.


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  • FoxTube

    Commercial Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad Website

    Play YouTube video continuously with playlists.

    FoxTube features:

    • Easy search (auto-completion, search history)
    • Local playlists
    • Play in mini player while searching/browsing.
    • supports YouTube account login
    • supports YouTube HQ videos
    • Supports remote controls & multitasking
    • Display media info in lock screen
    • Supports notification


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  • Spotify

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Blackberry Chrome OS Windows S Android Tablet iPad Apple TV Kindle Fire Playstation Fire TV Xbox Website

    Spotify is a freemium music streaming service providing digital rights management-restricted content from record labels including Sony, EMI, Warner Music Group and Universal.

    Music can be browsed by artist, album, genre, playlist, or record label, as well as by direct searches. On computers, a link allows the listener to purchase selected material via partner retailers.

    Spotify music streaming is available on all mobile devices and on desktop computers for unlimited durations. Features like offline listening and ad-free playback are only available for Premium subscribers of the service.


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  • CoconutBattery 3

    Free Mac Website

    CoconutBattery shows you live information about the battery in your Mac, iPhone, and iPad including:

    Age of your devices and their batteries
    How often the battery was charged
    Your battery health.


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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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  • ImageOptim

    Free Personal Mac Software as a Service (SaaS) Website

    Reduces the file sizes of images without quality loss by removing bloated metadata.


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