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Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens review: New elements give a familiar formula replay value

If you've played Lego games before, you'll get the hang of this one quickly.

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Squash review: Drop and compress your way to smaller image files in a flash

Squash is an easy to use, drag-and-drop Mac utility that cuts JPEG, PNG, and GIF files down to size with no noticeable loss of quality while saving valuable storage space.

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Spark for Mac review: A great mobile email client, also quite good on desktop

Spark for Mac helps cut down on the amount of time users spend managing email with a Smart Inbox, four configurable gestures in the message list, and Quick Replies for one-click responses in a flash.

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Roller Coaster Tycoon Classic review: Amusement park simulator a ton of fun on iOS

For die-hard fans of Roller Coaster Tycoon, the classic has returned. And it’s good.

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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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Brian Eno: Reflection review: A chance to experience Eno's music as he intended it

If you like ambient music, you'll find Reflection a fascinating app.

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Photolemur review: An app that puts Mac image enhancement on autopilot

Photolemur makes almost any photo look better in a snap without manual editing, but there’s little control over the results.

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Android SMS for iChat review: Unlock Messages on your Mac with your Android phone

The Google Play app integrates with Messages on macOS to sync conversations from your Android phone.

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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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Minecraft Apple TV Edition review: Block building on the big screen

This big-screen version of Minecraft Pocket Edition is the best reason to date to buy a gamepad for your Apple TV.

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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.