TinkerTool is an application that gives you access to additional preference settings Apple has built into macOS. This allows to activate hidden features in the operating system and in some of the applications delivered with the system. The tool makes sure that preference changes can only affect the current user. You don’t need administrative privileges […]
These are what I consider to be essential, or at very least recommended, applications that can also be found on my Macs. If the applications are no longer available I will do my best to host the last stable version here for you.
Adium is a free and open source universal instant messaging client that has been in active development since 2001. Originally named as Adium X, the current ‘Adium’ was released in 2007 with the latest stable version released in 2017. It supports a wide range of IM networks and protocols including XMPP (Google Talk, Facebook Chat), […]
Got a PSP? PspWare from nullriver (now no longer trading) is a great application to sync your music, movies, photos and bookmarks from your PSP to a Mac. It also enables you to backup your game saves with ease. With a clean interface, it is fairly simple to use and takes care of everything for […]
Since 2005, Coconut Battery has been my go-to utility for monitoring laptop battery health – it also does the same for iPhones and iPads! It will show you the age of your devices and their batteries, the battery health, any history you have saved, cycle counts, temperature and so much more… Overall, a very useful […]
Say hello to one of the more successful GIMP based open source projects for the Mac. It features layers, merging effects, transparencies, gradients, alpha channel editing and anti-aliasing for both text and brush strokes. Seashore uses GIMP’s native file format, XFD, and has full support for TIFF, PNG, JPEG, JPEG2000 and HEIC, with read-only support […]
In the word processing world on the Mac, Apple’s own Pages is a great alternative to MS Word but without all the features and clutter of the Microsoft behemoth. However, even further away from this is the rather well built Bean…and it’s free!