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The Week in Mac Apps: Get the perfect brew going with Roaster

This week's roundup of new Mac apps serves up a way to reduce the stress of walking down the aisle, an app that teaches the art of brewing a perfect cup of coffee, a photo tool, and much more.

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This week’s roundup of new Mac apps serves up a way to reduce the stress of walking down the aisle, an app that teaches the art of brewing a perfect cup of coffee, a photo tool, and much more.

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App Cleaner 2.2

It’s a sad fact that some third-party programs aren’t great citizens, leaving all kinds of trash data strewn across our hard disks.

With Nektony’s App Cleaner (Mac App Store Link), you can find those stray files associated with apps installed on your Mac and remove them—along with the program in suspect—to help keep your Mac clean.

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ChronoSync Express 1.5

You’ve got files—and Econ Technologies’s $30 ChronoSync Express (Mac App Store Link) knows how to keep them safe.

The app can be used to create copies and backups of your data across multiple volumes and machines (including network storage appliances), keeping everything neatly synchronized using a fast and efficient engine.

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Disk Space Tab 1.3

If you routinely deal with a lot of drives, Abacus Industries’s Disk Space Tab (Mac App Store Link) can help you keep an eye on them.

The app resides in your menu and gives you a bird’s-eye view over the space usage of each volume mounted on your Mac. As an added bonus, it also allows you to eject removable disks with a single click of your mouse.

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Photo Inpaint 1.0

Developer Marx Karl’s $13 Photo Inpaint 2 makes easy work of tweaking the look of your photos to create stunning memories.

The app allows you to quickly erase unwanted features and smooth the grain out of noisy pictures, fix color balance and contrast, and more.

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Roaster 1.0.2

Coffee aficionados, take notice: ILIOS’s $20 Roaster is built just for you.

With this app, you can keep track of your favorite blends, roasting methods, preparation times, and flavor profiles—all in the name of the quest for the perfect cup of java.

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Rubber Band Audio 1.9.0

Thanks to Particular Programs’s $10 Rubber Band Audio (Mac App Store Link), you may never have to struggle to learn how your music files work.

Powered by a beautifully minimalistic interface, the app allows you to alter the pitch and tempo of any sound file without distorting its quality. Once you’re happy with your work, you can export the resulting audio to a new file.

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Timeless 1.0

FIPLAB’s Timeless (Mac App Store Link) brings a fresh perspective to your calendar.

The app sports a user interface whose theme changes depending on the time of day, and provides support for appointments, reminders, alarms, and much more.

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Voice Notes Pro 4.1

Happy Tap’s $1 Voice Notes Pro helps you combine audio recordings with notes and pictures.

The app is perfect for recording notes and combining them with other kinds of data, such as photos, videos, calendar appointments, and much more. The resulting document can then be saved and synchronized with iCloud, or exported and shared with friends and colleagues.

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Wedding Planner Pro 1.0.6

There’s probably no way to make your big day entirely stress-free, but Sockii’s $120 Wedding Planner PRO (Mac App Store Link) can help ease the pain.

With this handy app, you can manage every aspect of the day, from preparing your catering order to creating an exact schedule for your wedding day, and plan every last detail to make sure that it all goes off without a hitch.