If you use a variety of audio and video apps, you'll likely find Shush to be a nifty app. It gives you a systemwide mute control, making it quick and easy to mute your microphone, no matter which app you're currently using.
For accessing your most recent files, Trickster is a marked improvement over OS X’s built-in recent-item features.
In version 4, the venerable text-expansion utility TextExpander gains advanced fill-in features, better performance, and some fine tuning.
CustomMenu lets you create a custom systemwide menu for accessing favorite apps, files, and folders.
We covered a lot of great Mac programs during our annual Gem Fest marathon. Here's a recap, just in case you missed a few.
To clear clutter from your Mac's desktop, Desktop Tidy keeps everything hidden, but also keeps it organized for easier navigation.
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.
Typingstats is a utility that tracks your typing habits and generates results like average words-per-minute and to the keys most likely to break due to frequent use.
NoteTote is a clever utility that lets you download files to your Mac no matter where you are, or what device you're using, when you come across the link.