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The Week in Mac Apps: 9 tools for productivity

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find a tool that keeps your files in place, a beautiful photo editor, and a program that tells you where all your storage has gone.

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In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find a tool that keeps your files in place, a beautiful photo editor, and a program that tells you where all your storage has gone.

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Disk App 1.1

It’s About Time’s $1 Disk App - Clean & Create Free Space on your Drive quickly scans your home folder, looking for files that take up lots of space and can be deleted to free up storage.

The app features a simple interface that conveniently divides data in various categories and lets you choose what to keep and discard at the click of a mouse.

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Exact Scan 2.54

ExactCODE’s $80 ExactScan (Mac App Store Link) wants to be the solution to all your scanning needs.

The app comes with support for dozens of scanning devices that do not normally come with OS X drivers, and features a streamlined interface that makes handling large numbers of pages easy.

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Flux V 5.1.1

The Escapers’s $110 Flux V allows you to create websites both visually and by hand-coding their pages.

The app supports modern HTML5 technologies, and comes with a full WYSIWYG interface that helps you quickly make changes to content without having to get your hands dirty with the underlying code.

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Fusion 360 1.0.3

Autodesk’s Fusion 360 (Mac App Store Link) is a 3D CAD editor that features a full range of professional tools designed for engineers and designers.

The app can be downloaded and installed for free, but requires a $30/month subscription for ongoing usage.

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Logoist 2.0

Synium’s $15 Logoist 2 (Mac App Store Link) is probably not a substitute for a pixel-obsessed designer, but it helps you quickly create great-looking logos starting from little more than a name.

The app comes with a number of built-in effects, text layouts, clipart images, and much more.

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Merge Mill 5.1

Cross Culture’s $28 Mergemill (Mac App Store Link) allows you to quickly merge data with a set of templates to generate everything from websites to customized reports.

The app supports a simple tagging syntax that makes creating templates easy, and can output content to disk, a speech-to-text engine, or e-mail.

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OmniSnap 1.0.1

Little Big Monster’s $5 OmniSnap is a Swiss Army knife of capture utilities for your Mac.

The app allows you to grab screenshots, web pages, app icons, music artwork—and much more!

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Pixlr 1.0.1

Autodesk’s Autodesk Pixlr (Mac App Store Link) helps you turn your everyday pictures into extraordinary works of art with a series of filters and advanced manipulation tools that are powerful but easy to use.

The app is free, and comes with a “pro” membership available as an in-app purchase.

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SyncTime 2.1.6

Keeping your folders in sync is a breeze with Desairem’s $2 SyncTime, which works by observing two directories for changing and ensuring that they are up-to-date with each other.

9The app works with any storage location that is visible to your Mac, regardless of whether it is local or remotely connected over the network.