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Ulysses 2.0

The Soulmen’s Ulysses 2.0.4 writing app is dense, complex, and well-designed.

Password Assistant exposes OS X’s built-in password generator

If you'd like to use OS X's built-in password generator to create secure passwords for Websites, online accounts, and disk images, Password Assistant provides easy access.

iPod extraction tool roundup

If you lose your iTunes library and need to copy files off your iPod and back onto your Mac, iTunes can't help you. But these 10 utilities can.

SpaceControl keeps an eye on your available disk space

SpaceControl watches your hard drives and notifies you when they're getting full.

Record 1.0

If you're looking for software that’s focused on recording and processing audio, Record should be on the top of your list to consider.

MiniUsage lets you monitor your Mac's activity

MiniUsage provides a useful systemwide menu for monitoring CPU usage, network throughput, and battery life.

LaunchCodes brings back 10.5-style document opening

LaunchCodes forces Snow Leopard to respect creator codes on documents you create so they open in the application that created them.

GoodNight sleeps your Mac after downloads

GoodNight can put your Mac to sleep when your download, or other network activity, is done.

Chronos SOHO Organizer 8

Better integration with online e-mail servers and obvious iPhone sync features would have made SOHO Organizer 8 much more attractive as a personal information organizer.

BannerZest Pro 2.1

Easy-to-use BannerZest Pro 2.1 lets you build Flash-based slideshows for your Website.

Roxio Toast 10 Titanium 10.0.5

After many updates, Toast 10 Titanium finally delivers a stable version of the venerable, multi-talented disc burning and conversion application.

Cinch makes two-up and full-screen windows a cinch

Cinch makes it easy to place two windows side-by-side, each half the size of your screen: just drag one window to the left and the other to the right.

TypeStyler X (v.10.6)

TypeStyler X's breadth and depth of its typographic features and constant visual feedback make it perfectly suited for teaching many aspects of graphic design

Nisus Writer Pro 1.4

For an awful lot of users, including users with advanced document-production needs, Nisus Writer Pro is a solid and very satisfactory alternative to Word.

QuickBoot eases startup-volume switches

QuickBoot makes it quick and easy to switch between multiple bootable volumes volume.