Don't-Miss Software Stories
If you have a lot of saved photos, JPEGmini can reduce the file size and save some space on your hard drive.
While the new grunge styles, social media export capabilities, and help systems are welcome improvements, it's the combination of those features with the dramatically lower price that gives version 11 the highest value of any release of TypeStyler.
This Instapaper client converts your saved Instapaper articles into podcasts with iTunes.
Screen sharing and screencasts are a great way to demonstrate how to fix a technical problem or show off a Mac feature, and Screeny is a great tool for basic recording.
Developers, designers, audio pros, or anyone who uses a large number of folders will welcome the ability to jump directly to a frequently used folder or file from within any application. ReFind lets you do so without searching or clicking through stacks of open Finder windows.
LaunchMagic is more of a hybrid app launcher and organizer than merely a standalone launching app. The app has a visual style unlike others in its class, which helps it stand out in the crowded app launcher field.
Cookie Stumbler finds browser cookies, including advertising and tracking ones, and gives you the option to delete them all, or inspect and banish them individually.
Gemini digs through your hard drive and dumps duplicate files, spitting out snarky phrases to keep you from getting too bored during the wait.
In this family-friendly physics game, you capture bugs and feed them to baby chicks, while demolishing obstacles.
Shapes lets you draw organizational and flow charts with a variety of shapes, lines, and arrows. It has a beautiful, elegant-looking interface that is supremely Mac-like, with a multi-faceted Inspector that lets you tweak line widths and styles, line and fill colors, text, and even fill a shape with an image.
Use A Better Finder Attributes to change certain Finder attributes on specific files, like the creation or modification dates.
Want to stop your Mac apps from automatically accessing the Internet? Radio Silence, a useful firewall tool, can help with that.
No matter how hard you try to keep your iTunes library tidy, sooner or later you’ll find cobwebs growing in its corners. TrackSift deletes non-existant files, isolates tracks that lack album art, consolidates genres, and more.
The app takes the pain out of manually speeding up or slowing down video, allowing you to produce such effects directly on your iPhone or iPad.
Dropzone lets you quickly perform custom actions on files that you drag into either its menubar icon or onto its pop-out Circles.