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Mindful presents your calendar on your desktop, but under any windows or icons. It's unobtrusive yet still easy to access.
This affordable and easy-to-use Mac image editor packs in tons of filters and effects alongside a few basic image adjustment tools.
If you routinely clutter your Desktop with files and would like to make them temporarily disappear, here's a fine $1 solution.
I Love Stars puts iTunes' rating scale right in your menu bar. If a track already has a rating, you see that rating without having to switch to iTunes.
Weblock unlocks your ability to restrict access to files shared on Mac OS X's built-in Apache server. This allows you to put an authentication dialog on any directory being shared through your Web server or filter based on IP address.
DwellClick allows you to navigate your Mac with your mouse without clicking. It works surprisingly well.
Disk Falcon uses colorful charts and animations to show how files take up space on your hard drive.
Nulana's Launcher provides quick and easy access to applications, folders, files, Web searches, system commands (like going into Screen Saver mode), and shell commands.
This security alarm utility, which works in conjunction with a free mobile app and website, has a lot of elegance to its approach, and requires little in the way of configuration or fuss. Witness provides an easy way to layer the potential of catching a thief in the act and recovering stolen property without requiring much in the way of management.
Undock helps laptop users get going faster by automatically unmounting drives all at once. No longer will you have to manually eject every removable drive in order to pack up and go.
MiRow is a Front Row add-on that brings added functionality such as Hulu, Netflix, and Last.fm to Front Row.
Like Automator, Fake gives AppleScript's powerful tools a user-friendly graphical interface. But where Automator controls the workings of Mac OS X, Fake lets you script just about anything you do on the Web.
If you frequently use Terminal, check out DTerm, a nifty utility that provides instant access to a Terminal-like shell interface from within whatever application you're currently using.
Window Commander is a slick and fast visual application switcher.
Flagit is a simple add-on to Apple Mail that performs the needed task of differentiating between types of flagged items. Flagit deploys a creative flagging method, aided by flexible and extensible flagging tools, that's both attractive and utilitarian.