Top 10 Mac Software With Links
Even though i am using the Windows 7 OS, i am a big fan of Mac OS. I never got an opportunity to try my hands on a Mac. But, i am sure that, one day i will own one. Well till then i thought i should have an research on the Mac OS. Study about the availability of the softwares and all. Lists are always fun!. So i thought lets get started with a top 10 Mac softwares list. For your convenience i have also included the links to download the software. Go ahead;
Adium has support for pretty much every instant messenger protocol out there – Google Talk to Twitter to Facebook chat to even IRC. Presentation is excellent. It might be just an instant messenger, but it is the mother of all instant messengers and it just happened to be on the Mac. Even the meanest of Apple critics have a soft spot for this cute little messenger.
This one is a must have for Mac keyboard warriors. Quicksilver is an app that follows users to quickly complete task without having to click through several menus and windows. It can be used to quickly search through important locations. Plugins only make this app more powerful. Similarly software for other platforms were influenced by Quicksilver’s approach.
Even Mac OS X users love to download. One of the few Bitorrent clients to be made for the Mac OS X has been Transmission. It is popular on Linux, But its popularity has spread to Mac OS X and also to other devices especially NAS and Download boxes.
One of the easy-to use media trans-coder out there. It’s specially designed to quickly convert your videos into H.264 content. It’s highly multithreaded for performance too.
Growl is a desktop notification application that shows alert and notifications for events to do with applications on your system. For example, you will receive a pop up when a download is completed or when you connect a flash drive to your PC. The great thing is that it is highly customizable and has supports a wide range of software.
Firefox’s fire has spread to the Mac OS X. A lot of users prefer to use Firefox as their primary browser over safari. Extension supports means there are endless possibility. A must – try if you haven’t used it yet.
The Unarchiver is the OS X alternate to 7 zip and a replacement for the somewhat handicapped archive utility on the platform. The Unarchiver supports compressed formats to the older zip and LHA formats, to the latest 7 zip formats.
VLC player has been around four ages now, and it appears it’s still the best all-in-one media player for the Mac platform. It supports almost all the formats, can be used for transcoding and even for streaming media.
System backups are windows PCs, but when it comes to taking backups of a fully working Mac OS X installation, SuperDuper! can get the job done. Its not free, but the $27.95 is totally worth the peace of mind.
Task management is an important task by itself. With apps beings developed for everything to Windows to Linux to even mobile platforms. Things is one app that you cannot miss if have 100 things to do.
So that’s all about the top 10 Mac Software. I know this list is not complete, as each user has different tastes. Hey, your favourite software not in the list?, please feel free to share.
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