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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.

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Focused 2.2 review: Text editor with helpful Markdown tools and Zen mode to help you focus

Formerally known as Typed, does this Mac writing app have what it takes to stand out from the crowd?

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Pastebot 2 review: Mac utility combines a deep clipboard with clever conversions

A new utility has features for managing copied items found elsewhere combined with unique additions that help in a world of text.

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Fuel! review: Ads turn gas station navigation app into dangerous distraction

Fuel! automates the process of finding the nearest gas station using Apple Maps or Google Maps without ever having to touch your iOS device.

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Clean Text 1.0 review: Now even mobile devices can scrub untidy copy

iOS utility helps reduce the amount of time spent editing text to fix common problems such as extraneous line breaks or spaces, remove empty lines, join paragraphs, and more.

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The indispensables: Essential software for your working Mac and iOS device

Here are Jeffery Battersby's must-have apps for his Working Mac toolkit.