Don't-Miss Mac app Stories
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.
Battery Status’s menu icon displays a graphical representation of the battery level of your Magic Trackpad, Magic Mouse, or Wireless Keyboard.
PrivacyScan offers a one-stop way to mitigate common privacy concerns by identifying and destroying Internet files placed on your computer that track your usage and reveal your online activities to others.
Firefox 14 lands pleasantly between Safari’s slick design sense and Chrome’s quickness.
Comic Life 2 turns your photos into comic book-style layouts, and it perfectly balances ease of use with a sense of fun.
Tagit lets you add metadata tags to files for easy searching, either through Tagit itself or other apps that are compatible with the OpenMeta tagging standard.
BeQuiet ensures that your Mac's external speakers stay muted, which is especially helpful when working in a quiet environment.
Anyone who spends time in the Finder's Get Info window will find FileXaminer's attribute- and permissions-editing features a must-have.
Favs stores your Facebook "likes," Twitter "favorites," and other marked posts in one, comprehensive package.
Although several battery-tracking apps exist in the Mac App Store, few offer Sleep Monitor's visual graph, which is the most important feature of the app.
With files, you may want to look at changes in source code, HTML code, or other data. VisualDiffer will spot these differences for you.
In his comprehensive review of Apple's new Mac operating system update, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Jason Snell reports on how Apple's goal isn't copying iOS, but integrating new features into both of its operating systems.
PhotoSweeper aims to help trim down your photo library by analyzing your photos and finding duplicate and similar images.
Create your own lists so you can have any folder and document hierarchy you want in SideFolders's panel without changing the locations of the actual folders and documents.
Audio Essentials from SRS Labs aims to coax more, better sound from your Mac through software magic. Despite numerous flaws, the effect may be worth a listen.