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When those big text-manipulation jobs land on your desk, you should reach for Bare Bone Software’s free TextWrangler, which makes short work of tall orders.
Aimed squarely at a technical crowd of developers and designers, Black Pixel's file-comparison app comes with great features and easy integration into existing workflows.
If you use your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch at your desk, Type2Phone lets you use your Mac's keyboard for easier typing.
Most people probably don't get too excited about a new spreadsheet app for iOS, but Rob Griffiths is not most people.
If you frequently need to type special characters and symbols that aren't displayed on your keyboard, Characters makes it easy to do so from within any app.
Formerly known as Read it Later, Pocket is a simple service that lets you save content you want to read or watch in the future. It works beautifully.
Notifi watches your Mac for particular events and then uses Notification Center to alert you to those events.
It’s not a tool for everyone, but Napkin is wonderfully suited to people who need to rapidly create annotated design concepts and blast out iterative changes.
Looking for a new email client? Inky's sharp design, smart features, and overall plucky cheerfulness may win you over.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, a slideshow is a great way to put pictures together to create a story. Aquafadas's PulpMotion aims to make this process simple, quick, and elegant.
For accessing your most recent files, Trickster is a marked improvement over OS X’s built-in recent-item features.
In version 4, the venerable text-expansion utility TextExpander gains advanced fill-in features, better performance, and some fine tuning.