macos-toolset

Apps that I use every day on MacOS

Sorin Sbarnea
Sorin SbarneaList by Sorin Sbarnea, last updated 2023-05-20
  1. Homebrew icon

    Homebrew is the easiest and most flexible way to install the UNIX tools Apple didn’t include with macOS. Also available for Linux.

    • ...
    Homebrew screenshot 1
  2. Rectangle icon

    Move and resize windows on macOS with keyboard shortcuts. Rectangle is a window management app based on Spectacle Wndow Manager, written in Apple Swift.

    • ...
    Rectangle screenshot 1
  3. Fork icon

    A fast and friendly git client for Mac and Windows.

    • ...
    Fork screenshot 1
  4. Beyond Compare icon

    Beyond Compare allows you to compare files and folders. By using simple, powerful commands you can focus on the differences you're interested in and ignore those you're not. You can then merge the changes, synchronize your files, and generate reports for your records.

    • ...
    Folder compare
  5. Bartender icon

    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...

    • ...
    Quick Reveal
  6. Reeder  icon

    A news reader for the Mac with support for various sync services.

    • ...
    Reeder  screenshot 1
  7. balenaEtcher icon

    balenaEtcher is a free and open-source image burner with support for Windows, macOS and GNU/Linux. It makes USB and SD card image burning as simple and fast as possible.

    • ...
    balenaEtcher screenshot 1
  8. The Unarchiver icon

    The Unarchiver is a small and easy to use program that can unarchive many different kinds of archive files. It will open common formats such as Zip, RAR (including v5), 7-zip, Tar, Gzip and Bzip2. It will also open many older formats, such as StuffIt, DiskDoubler, LZH, ARJ and...

    • ...
    The Unarchiver screenshot 1
  9. Krita icon

    Krita is a professional Free and open source (FOSS) painting program. It is made by artists that want to see affordable art tools for everyone within concept art, texture and matte painters, illustrations and comics.

    • Image Editor
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android Tablet
    • Epic Games Store
    • PortableApps.com
    • Steam
    • ...
    Main Window
  10. EtreCheck icon

    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 screenshot 1
  11. Mimestream icon

    Mimestream combines your favorite Gmail features with the power of a native macOS app so you can move through your email effortlessly.

    • ...
    Mimestream screenshot 1
  12. BetterTouchTool icon

    BetterTouchTool is a great, feature packed app that allows you to configure many gestures for your Magic Mouse (1 & 2), Macbook Trackpad and Magic Trackpad (1 & 2) and also Mouse Gestures for normal mice.

    • ...
    BetterTouchTool screenshot 1
  13. Dropshare icon

    Your very own secure file sharing tool! Dropshare is a menu bar application for Drag&Drop upload files, screenshots and even directories to your own server, Amazon S3 or Rackspace Cloud Files. Sharing files with friends, customers, colleagues or anyone else has never been so...

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • ...
    Dropshare screenshot 1
  14. Podman Desktop icon

    This tool allows to browse, manage lifecycle of containers, inspect containers, images from different container engines. It includes a tray icon support. It can connect to multiple engines at the same time and provides an unified interface.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • ...
    Podman Desktop screenshot 1
  15. Parallels Desktop icon

    Parallels Desktop gives Mac users the ability to run Windows, Linux or any other operating system and their critical applications at the same time as macOS. Parallels Desktop is optimized for Intel and Apple M1 chip.

    • ...
    Parallels Desktop screenshot 1
  16. calibre icon

    Calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application made by users, for users. Many languages, designed around the concept of the logical book, i.e., a single entry in your library that may correspond to actual e-book files in several formats.

    • Ebook Reader
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Flathub
    • PortableApps.com
    • Homebrew
    • ...
    calibre screenshot 1
  17. Affinity Designer icon

    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.

    • ...
    Affinity Designer screenshot 1
  18. Element icon

    Element is a secure collaboration and messaging app based on the Matrix protocol. It’s decentralised to deliver digital sovereignty, and based on an open standard for easy connections and interoperability. It is end-to-end encrypted by default.

    • Group Chat App
    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Matrix.org
    • Flathub
    • F-Droid
    • Cloudron
    • ...
    Video calls for desktop and mobile
  19. Slack icon

    Slack is a unified communication platform built with an optimized workflow to keep modern teams focused and productive. A familiar chat interface facilitates discussions while advanced features are easily exposed based on context.

    • Group Chat App
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • ...
    Slack screenshot 1
  20. Visual Studio Code icon

    Visual Studio Code is a free and extensible code editor for building web, desktop, and mobile applications, using any programming language and framework.

    • Code Editor
    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • ...
    Visual Studio Code screenshot 1
  21. Infuse icon

    Ignite your video content with Infuse – the beautiful way to watch almost any video format on your iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. No need to convert files! Infuse is optimized for iOS 12, with powerful streaming options, trakt sync, and unmatched AirPlay & subtitle support.

    • ...
    Infuse screenshot 1
  22. 1Password icon

    1Password creates strong, unique passwords for all of your sites and logs you in with a single tap (or click).

    • Password Manager
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Yandex.Browser
    • Opera
    • Brave
    • Firefox
    • ...
    1Password screenshot 1
  23. Dash for macOS icon

    Dash is an API Documentation Browser and Code Snippet Manager. Dash stores snippets of code and instantly searches offline documentation sets for almost any API you might use. You can even generate your own docsets or request docsets to be included.

    • Mac
    • ...
    Dash for macOS screenshot 1

This list was created by Sorin Sbarnea May 17, 2023 and was last updated May 20, 2023. The list has 23 apps.

You can create your own lists from our large database of apps either for your own sake or if you want to share some great apps with other people.


No comments so far, maybe you want to be first?
Gu