Don't-Miss Software Stories
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.
The free utility takes in your PNG, JPEG, and GIF files (including GIF animations) and optimizes them by shrinking their file sizes, often considerably. And it does so without affecting the image quality.
Battery Status’s menu icon displays a graphical representation of the battery level of your Magic Trackpad, Magic Mouse, or Wireless Keyboard.
PrivacyScan offers a one-stop way to mitigate common privacy concerns by identifying and destroying Internet files placed on your computer that track your usage and reveal your online activities to others.
Firefox 14 lands pleasantly between Safari’s slick design sense and Chrome’s quickness.
Comic Life 2 turns your photos into comic book-style layouts, and it perfectly balances ease of use with a sense of fun.
Cinemagram answers the burning question a fair number of folks between the ages of 8 and 28 have these days: How can I create those fancy animated GIFs of cute cat expressions like a professional?
Tagit lets you add metadata tags to files for easy searching, either through Tagit itself or other apps that are compatible with the OpenMeta tagging standard.
BeQuiet ensures that your Mac's external speakers stay muted, which is especially helpful when working in a quiet environment.
Paper, created by design studio Fiftythree, may be one of my favorite drawing apps ever to grace the iPad. But sadly the app as-is has a few major flaws that make it exceedingly frustrating to work with.
Anyone who spends time in the Finder's Get Info window will find FileXaminer's attribute- and permissions-editing features a must-have.