Don't-Miss Utility software Stories
IDriveSync is an easy-to-use cloud storage and syncing solution that offers added security missing from some of its rivals. It offers both AES 256-bit and private key encryption, which will appeal to anyone who's weary of weak cloud-based security.
Battery Health provides detailed battery information so you can keep track of your laptop's battery life.
Memory Clean is a simple Mac app that clears out unnecessary digital cruft in your Mac's RAM.
Filled with features and customization options, Should I Sleep is a valuable Mac utility.
The latest version of this app-launching, file-opening app is better than ever.
Startupizer supercharges OS X's Login Items list by letting you determine the order in which login items load, as well as configure conditions that determine whether each item loads.
There's no shortage of password managers for OS X, but Lunabee's OneSafe, like the popular 1Password, sets itself apart with a smart feature set and impressive usability.
Flexibits's newest Mac app is Chatology, which attempts to improve on searching your Messages logs. Unfortunately, the app seems to have contracted some of Messages's own flakiness.
This utility lets you use keyboard shortcuts to place frequently-used text snippets into your documents.
If you find yourself typing the same text strings over and over, navigating to the same file-locations, or running through the same menus, you need to try Keyboard Maestro.
Bjango's iStat Menus 4 does a better job than the competition when it comes to showing you what's going on inside your Mac.
Writing a script is fun. Formatting a script? Less so. Highland won't replace Final Draft for most professionals, but it's a wonderful supplemental tool for getting the most important part—the writing—on digital paper.
Eye-Friendly's keyboard shortcuts and multiple-display support make it a nice resolution switcher for Retina MacBooks.