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The Week in Mac Apps: 9 tools for productivity

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find a tool that keeps your files in place, a beautiful photo editor, and a program that tells you where all your storage has gone.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Suspension of disbelief

In this week’s roundup of new and updated Mac apps, we bring you ways to keep your drive clean, draw like a pro, and finally finish that movie you’ve always dreamt of writing.

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Mac Gems: Recovery Partition Creator adds OS X Recovery to any drive

To use OS X's handy OS X Recovery feature, or to enable FileVault on an external drive, you need a special recovery partition on your drive. This utility can add it if the OS X installer didn't.

Review roundup: All the Mac apps in GemFest 2014

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Today's the last day of our annual GemFest. You can check this handy chart to see the featured apps. Our regular Mac Gems column rotation continues next week.

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Screenshot FX review: Take precise screenshots on your Mac

Screenshot FX gives your Mac the ability to map a specific area that you want to shoot on your Mac's screen.

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The Week in Mac Apps: At school with Fido in the cloud

This week’s Mac app roundup is an eclectic collection of software that can help you learn new words, type them more quickly, keep an eye on your best friend, and even get you in the cloud--without worrying about privacy storms.

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PlainTextMenu review: Takes the fuss and muss out of cut-and-paste

This little utility can strip the formatting out of copied text that you want to paste into documents.

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How to free up space on a packed hard drive

Solid state drives bring speed, but lower capacity and this can result in chockfull hard drives. Chris Breen offers some slimming tips.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Digital factotum

In this week’s roundup, you’ll find apps that turn your Mac into a surveillance camera, batch image editor, backup system, video player, and worldwide postal code directory.