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Stuart Gripman is the coauthor of FileMaker Pro 11: The Missing Manual (O'Reilly Media, 2010) and founder of Crooked Arm Consulting.

DataLore 1.02

DataLore makes quick work of searching other Macs on your network

Inspiration 9

Visual thinkers, particularly from age 10 through 18, will want Inspiration in their academic toolbox.

Home Inventory 2.1

Home Inventory offers a place to list your possessions.

Curio Professional 6

Curio is a single application for note taking, outlining, mind mapping, project management, charting, drawing, presenting, and more.

Yojimbo 2.0

Yojimbo 2.0 is a well executed update with truly worthwhile enhancements. It handles information with aplomb and is top notch in its class.

OmniOutliner Professional 3.9.1

OmniOutliner Professional 3.9.1 is still the best outlining and list management tool on the market.

Together 2.2

Together makes a fine home for all your digital bits and pieces.

Yojimbo 1.5

Yojimbo is essentially a digital junk drawer: a place for stashing the stuff you want to keep handy. If iPhoto is where you organize images and iTunes manages your music collection, Yojimbo aims to be the bucket where you keep everything that doesn’t fit cleanly into other organization tools.

Prosopagnosia connects contacts to iPhoto's Faces

This program aim taps into iPhoto's Faces feature so you can attach images to Address Book entries.

Review: NovaMind Platinum 4.6.1

NovaMind Platinum 4.6.1 gets high marks for a deep feature set and excellent user interface. If you’re looking for a full-featured mind-mapping tool, NovaMind should be on your short list.

Review: XMind 2008 Pro

Mind mapping aims to prevent those cranial logjams through a process that gets the ideas out quickly, without needless organizational burdens. XMind 2008 Pro (version 2.3) stays true to the mind mapping ideals, though Macintosh standards are the occasional victim.

Review: OmniGraffle Pro 5.0.2

Fundamentally, OmniGraffle is a vector drawing tool that draws objects and lines to connect them. Organization charts, flow charts, network diagrams, and mind maps are among the most obvious tasks OmniGraffle is designed for.