Don't-Miss Apps Stories
This set of apps uses Bluetooth LE to transfer small snippets of data from your Mac to you iPhone or iPad. But the software has some quirks.
There are plenty of Mac utilities that'll help you rename a bunch of files and folders all at once. A Better Finder Rename stands out for its combination of usability and power.
Since the early days of the .epub and .mobi formats, writers and publishers have been trying to find a better way to make ebooks. 180g's new app, Vellum, offers the first glimpse of an easier approach, even if it's not all the way there yet.
Little Snitch provides network and privacy protection in a package that's easy to recommend to an entire range of users, from beginner to sophisticated. It's easy to use and train, yet it’s powerful enough for demanding users.
If you're an audio pro, you've surely got multiple programs with powerful audio-editing features (and, likely, steep learning curves). For the rest of us, Fission makes it easy to perform the most common kinds of audio-file edits, including trimming songs, splicing tracks, editing voice recordings, fading tracks in or out, and creating ringtones.
Its true double-entry accounting backend make AccountEdge Pro 2012 the best tool for business financial tracking and reporting. But this 12-year-old program could use a facelift.
Missing time billing options mar an otherwise excellent basic accounting application. Jeffery Battersby has a full review.
Several utilities can pipe alerts from Growl to Notification Center. None performs that task more capably than the free Bark plug-in.
Dear Esther is a collaborative work of art; a blueprint for future creators of interactive fiction.
Between easy imports, fast wireless syncing and a sleek and polished look throughout, MoneyWiz is a top choice in the Mac personal finance field.
Postbox 3 is a superb, and inexpensive, upgrade for those who want more out of their email client than Apple's Mail provides.
What it lacks in surface refinements, it more than makes up for in raw power.