Don't-Miss Software Stories

Snapseed brings its iOS photo-editing tools to the Mac

Snapseed on the Mac is an impressive photo-editing program that stays true to its successful iOS predecessor.

GroupShot for iPhone and iPad

GroupShot is a powerful app that makes the complex task of creating a good group photo incredibly simple to accomplish.

Pixelmator 2.0 provides powerful image editing in a sleek package

Pixelmator 2.0 offers an incredibly rare combination of ease of use, powerful features, and a low price tag.

Image Blender for iPhone and iPad

Falling under the category of single-purpose photo apps, Johan Andersson’s Image Blender makes it possible to combine two images into one seamless photo. And it does this simple task very well.

Jelly Defense for Mac an addictive tower-defense game

Infinite Dreams provides more than just cute critters in Jelly Defense, and the result is a refreshing take on the tower defense game genre.

OmniPlan 2.0.3 offers powerful project-management tools

OmniPlan is designed to help you take in the broad view of a project while still keeping you focused on the details necessary to make sure all your resources are in place and the project is completed on time.

Favorite Mac Gems of 2011

We've given you the Eddy Awards and App Gems Awards. It's time for recognizing our favorite Mac Gems of 2011.

Snapheal removes unwanted objects from photos, and more

Macphun's Snapheal lets you easily erase undesired objects from your photographs, while also offering some basic photo-editing tools.

The 27th Annual Editors’ Choice Awards: Software

The Macworld staff reveals our top software picks of the year.

Singing Santa HD for iPhone and iPad

Customize your own videos and greeting cards with this iOS app starring an auto-tuned Santa Claus.

Dragon Express 1.0: An inexpensive way to discover speech recognition

Dragon Express provides a handy, easy-to-use way to dictate occasional texts and transfer them to your applications

The 27th Annual Editors’ Choice Awards: Software

The Macworld staff reveals our top software picks of the year.

Wacom Inkling makes pretty pictures, but software is sluggish

The Wacom Inkling offers artists a wonderful option for physically sketching and creating first-draft drawings they can later upload as vector images. The Inkling's software component, however, makes working with these images a slow and cumbersome process.

McAfee protects your Mac without affecting performance

McAfee Internet Security for Mac 2012 is a multipronged and easy-to-manage extra layer that doesn’t seem to slow my computer down one bit.

Subplot helps writers focus on characters, plot

Subplot is designed to help you focus on creative writing.