Mac

Software for Apple Desktop Devices

OmniWeb

OmniWeb is a powerful new browser specifically designed to accommodate Mac users. The browser contains plenty of neat features that are easy to use. In fact, some reviewers have even dubbed it as feeling "more Mac-like than Apple's Safari." The program is a lot like an enhanced version of Safari. It expands as well as exploits on the former's weaknesses like limited flexibility in security controls and managing bookmarks to name a few. You can go ahead and stay organized as well as stay in control of all your Internet needs with OmniWeb. Although there are a few quirks, the browser does offer quite a lot of convenience and ensures that users get the best experience possible.

Appetizer

Tired of looking at how disorganized your computer dock is? Then take a look at Appetizer. This small and portable application provides you with an easy to use application launcher. It's suitable for both Windows and Mac, making it easy to use regardless of your operating system. The program provides you with a cool and unintrusive shortcut that will help launch all of your important applications. You can easily organize files and folders without any trouble. Best of all, the system is absolutely free and can also be easily stored in your USB for portability. Appetizer has won several praises and accolades some of which include "freeware of the month" by Updatestar last year and among the "top 10 launchers" for  Clubic.

FET

Were you unhappy with your organizational efforts this year? Have you promised to rectify this when the New Year comes? ‘FET’ helps to ensure that this promise does not become as empty as the one you made last year... or the year before that. This form of freeware is a timetable generator and it applies to people who attend school, high-school or university. Teachers will benefit from this program as well. FET ensures that every organizational detail is recorded neatly and remembered.

OpenSong

OpenSong is a simple but very useful software for managing lyrics, chords, lead sheets as well as presenting them during performances or gatherings. Perfect for musicians; this music managing software is available as a free download online. The program works for a variety of systems including Linux, Windows, and Mac OSX; giving the user great flexibility and convenience when it comes to presenting their music to a crowd or group.

Hydrogen

Hydrogen is a free drum machine for Linux/GNU. Its features allow you to make your drum beats professionally, but without having to pay for them. The easy-to-use graphical user interface allows users to intuitively make their beats. Hydrogen has a built-in sequencer and mixer, allowing you to layer up to sixteen samples for each instrument. And with a wide array of supported files, you can easily be your own DJ with Hydrogen.

Pod to PC or Pod to Mac

If you've ever held gigs worth of content on your iPod or iPhone and lost the originals on your computer - you will love this app. You might know by now that if you connect your fully loaded iPod to your freshly wipped computer, iTunes will automatically want to erase everything on your mp3 player and start fresh. iTunes will also not allow you to transfer music or videos from your iPod back to your computer if you've erased the original file from your desktop. Pod to PC or Pod to Mac will let you do it all! The applications are built to allow you to transfer music and videos from your iPod or iPhone into your Mac or PC directly into iTunes.
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Audacity

Audacity is an user-friendly, free & open source audio editor. It is currently available for almost all operating systems, including Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and others. The software gets great reviews and ranks up there with some of the best in it's genre because of it's "clean interface, excellent features, and support for 32-bit floating-point audio" (and a great price - FREE! - if I may add). With Audacity, you can easily record/import audio, edit the files, add effects, and export to your desired file format.

Inkscape

Inkscape is a great free & open source alternative to expensive Adobe & Corel programs. It has similar capabilities to Illustrator, Freehand, CorelDraw or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format. If you’ve ever thought about learning graphic design on your own, Inkscape is the program to have. It not only has a full range professional features, but it’s extensive user documentation & multitude of tutorials available online will never let you get lost.

Adium

Adium is a free and open source instant messaging application for Mac OS X. Adium allows you to chat with all your friends using different chat services at the same time. Among others, it supports: AOL Instant Messenger, including ICQ and MobileMe, MSN Messenger, Jabber, including Google Talk and LiveJournal, Yahoo! Messenger, including Yahoo! Japan, and Bonjour. It is also compatible with iChat, MySpace IM, Facebook Chat, Gadu-Gadu and more.