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Resize Sense is an all-in-one batch resizer and cropping tool that will save both time and tedious labor in getting one image—or hundreds of images—to exactly the right size for Web pages, email, and layouts.
If you have a lot of saved photos, JPEGmini can reduce the file size and save some space on your hard drive.
This Instapaper client converts your saved Instapaper articles into podcasts with iTunes.
Screen sharing and screencasts are a great way to demonstrate how to fix a technical problem or show off a Mac feature, and Screeny is a great tool for basic recording.
Developers, designers, audio pros, or anyone who uses a large number of folders will welcome the ability to jump directly to a frequently used folder or file from within any application. ReFind lets you do so without searching or clicking through stacks of open Finder windows.
LaunchMagic is more of a hybrid app launcher and organizer than merely a standalone launching app. The app has a visual style unlike others in its class, which helps it stand out in the crowded app launcher field.
Cookie Stumbler finds browser cookies, including advertising and tracking ones, and gives you the option to delete them all, or inspect and banish them individually.
Gemini digs through your hard drive and dumps duplicate files, spitting out snarky phrases to keep you from getting too bored during the wait.
Shapes lets you draw organizational and flow charts with a variety of shapes, lines, and arrows. It has a beautiful, elegant-looking interface that is supremely Mac-like, with a multi-faceted Inspector that lets you tweak line widths and styles, line and fill colors, text, and even fill a shape with an image.
Use A Better Finder Attributes to change certain Finder attributes on specific files, like the creation or modification dates.
Want to stop your Mac apps from automatically accessing the Internet? Radio Silence, a useful firewall tool, can help with that.
No matter how hard you try to keep your iTunes library tidy, sooner or later you’ll find cobwebs growing in its corners. TrackSift deletes non-existant files, isolates tracks that lack album art, consolidates genres, and more.
Under Mountain Lion, Safari is a blast to use, and its relatively few additions all prove worthwhile.
Dropzone lets you quickly perform custom actions on files that you drag into either its menubar icon or onto its pop-out Circles.
The free utility takes in your PNG, JPEG, and GIF files (including GIF animations) and optimizes them by shrinking their file sizes, often considerably. And it does so without affecting the image quality.