Mac Gems: Wrapping up GemFest 2013

The end of summer means cooler weather, more-colorful trees, and new Apple products. But here at Mac Gems HQ, it also means the end of GemFest (a.k.a., the Summer of Gems). We started the 2013 edition way back on July 22 and continued through September 28, publishing a review of a Mac Gem—a great, inexpensive Mac app—Every day except Sunday.

That means that over the course of summer 2013, we published roughly 60 Mac Gems reviews. As I wrote at the time:

As with the software we normally cover in Mac Gems, some of the apps will be delightfully simple, while others will be more complex. Some will be specialized and have narrow appeal, while others should be useful to nearly everyone. Each and every one will earn the Mac Gems label.

Indeed, GemFest was filled with great bargains and useful software, ranging from system tweakers to productivity enhancers, from video helpers to web tools, from creative apps to programs for casual photographers. If you missed any of those reviews, you can of course browse the Mac Gems weblog, but we’ve also got a handy list of GemFest 2013 reviews that links to each and every one.

And don’t worry—the end of the Summer of Gems doesn’t mean Mac Gems is going on vacation. Starting tomorrow, we’re back to our normal two-Gems-each-week schedule, so stay tuned!

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