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The Week in Mac Apps: Save precious hard disk space with DaisyDisk 4

Plus, tools for getting ready to go back to school, organizing your next party, and more.

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DaisyDisk 4 keeps your Mac clean

Plus, tools for getting ready to go back to school, organizing your next party, and more.

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DaisyDisk 4.0

A new version of Software Ambience’s popular DaisyDisk (Mac App Store Link) is out, featuring a brand new look and feel, improved performance, and a reduced memory footprint.

The $10 app is designed to help you analyze the contents of your hard disk to identify large or duplicate files that can be removed to save space.

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Dash 3.1.1

Kapeli’s Dash 3 (Mac App Store Link) is an all-new version of the popular documentation tool designed for developers.

Like its predecessors, the app lets you browse and search through a huge list of documentation for everything from Web languages to Apple’s own SDKs, and now comes with a huge number of new features.

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Event Manager 1.0

Planning a party? iLifeTouch’s $10 Event Manager will take some of the stress out of getting everything organized.

The app lets you track every last detail, from entertainment to catering and invitations, and helps you keep an eye on your expenses with a handy budgeting tool.

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HR 1.0.7

Zero White Designs’s $5 HR is a task tracker designed for busy freelancers and consultants.

The app allows you to keep tabs on all your clients and projects, as well as record the time you dedicate to each of your tasks; when you’re ready to invoice, HR allows you to export all your information to a handy CSV file that you can import into a spreadsheet or financial app.

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Mischief 2.1.2

Made with Mischief’s $25 Mischief (Mac App Store Link) makes hand drawing beautiful pictures a breeze with an intuitive interface and meticulously curated user experience.

The app provides an infinite drawing canvas, offers a wide range of pencils, brushes, and other instruments, and lets you export data to many popular formats, including JPEG, PNG, and PSD.

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MoleculeSketch 1.4

If chemistry is part of your daily life, Stefan Dolder’s $3 MoleculeSketch (Mac App Store Link) has you covered, offering an easy way to design and share formulas and molecular drawings.

The app supports multiple rendering styles, can render a wide variety of bond types, and automatically converts diagrams into formulas.

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MyHomework Student Planner 1.0.4

Hard to believe the school year has already started again! Luckily, Instin’s MyHomework Student Planner (Mac App Store Link) is here to help you and your kids keep an eye on every last activity and piece of homework.

The app tracks class schedules, homework, tests, and assignments, and can be synced with the developer’s online system for a multi-platform experience. The app is free with in-app purchases that remove ads and add various themes.

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PopClip 1.5.4

Pilotmoon Software’s $7 PopClip displays a convenient pop-up menu similar to the one you find on iOS whenever you select text with your mouse.

The app allows you to perform all kinds of operations with your selection, and comes with over a hundred extensions that add compatibility with external services like GitHub, Evernote, and Twitter.

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Swift Publisher 4.0.1

Belight Software’s $15 Swift Publisher 4 (Mac App Store Link) brings powerful desktop publishing technologies to your Mac, and helps you create beautiful postcards, brochures, invitations, and newsletters.

The app works alongside OS X’s built-in apps like Pages and Photos, comes with a library of more than 1000 clipart images, and can export data to popular formats, including, of course, PDF.