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Secrets for Mac and Secrets Touch review: A simple, no-frills password manager for Mac and iOS

Secrets allows users to easily and securely store passwords, credit card numbers, bank details, and other confidential information with OpenPGP and AES encryption.

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Grids 4.0 for Instagram review: Post photos from Mac, but sharing is limited

Grids for Instagram brings your favorite social media images to the Mac in a beautiful way, now with the ability to upload and repost photos.

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Final Draft 10 review: New ways to plot your next Oscar-worthy screenplay

With more than 100 templates specifically tailored for stage and screen, Final Draft 10 is the leading screenwriting software used in film and television productions.

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Luminar review: A serious challenger to the reigning pro apps for photo editing mastery

New Mac app shines as a standalone or plug-in to major competitors Photoshop and Lightroom.

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The 29 best reviewed Mac apps of 2016

There's a lot of Mac software available, and here at Macworld, we take pride in finding the best ones.

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FxFactory 6 review: Your one-stop supermarket for pro video plugins

FxFactory Pro 6 is an app store for professional video plugins compatible with Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5, Adobe After Effects CC, and Adobe Premiere Pro CC.

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Focused 2.2 review: Text editor with helpful Markdown tools and Zen mode to help you focus

Formerally known as Typed, does this Mac writing app have what it takes to stand out from the crowd?

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Pastebot 2 review: Mac utility combines a deep clipboard with clever conversions

A new utility has features for managing copied items found elsewhere combined with unique additions that help in a world of text.

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PDF Expert 2 review: Goodbye Preview, hello affordable PDF editing on Mac

When you need more PDF editing tools than what Apple's Preview offers, PDF Expert 2 is a very capable alternative.

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Airy review: Easy to use YouTube downloader, but less capable for the money

A straightforward, easy to use YouTube downloader that gets the job done on your Mac, but there are more capable utilities with better features.

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Radio Silence 2 review: Set it and forget it Mac firewall for outgoing connections

Monitors behind-the-scenes network activity and allows users to selectively block outgoing connections.

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MacBook Pro with Touch Bar review: The best bits of iOS in a really great Mac

The 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros are naturally thin, fast, and expensive. But the innovative new Touch Bar makes them surprisingly delightful to use.

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MacBook Pro review: The Touch Bar bridges the gap between iPad and Mac

With its innovative, contextual, customizable controls, the Touch Bar makes the new MacBook Pros worth buying.

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13-inch MacBook Pro review: Too many tradeoffs

The entry-level 2016 MacBook Pro—the one without a Touch Bar—compromises on graphics, ports, and RAM speed.

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Hands-on: The MacBook Pro's innovative Touch Bar will grab you

Apple's newest Mac packs a strip of iOS-style contextual controls into the Touch Bar. There's also a new keyboard and four Thunderbolt 3 ports.