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Browsers

Chrome
Chrome
14.0

Google's browser offering

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Firefox
Firefox
6.0

Highly extensible browser

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Camino
Camino
2.0.8

OS X browser built on Gecko

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Opera
Opera
11.51

Alternative browser

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Communication

Skype
Skype
5.3

Voice over IP

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Adium
Adium
1.4.3

Multi-service IM client

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Colloquy
Colloquy
2.3
Twitter
Twitter  
2.1.1

Official Twitter client

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Multimedia

VLC
VLC  
1.1.11

Plays any movie format

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Movist
Movist
0.6.8

Movie player based on QT and Ffmpeg

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HandBrake
HandBrake
0.9.5 (x64)

Video ripper and transcoder

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Picasa
Picasa
3.8

Free photo organization and editing

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Perian
Perian
1.2.3

Huge video codec pack

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Last.fm
Last.fm
1.5.4

Internet radio and Last.fm scrobbling

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XLD
XLD
20110821

Audio format converter

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Flip4Mac
Flip4Mac
2.3.8.1

Windows media codecs

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Office

OpenOffice.org
OpenOffice.org
3.3.0

Open-source office alternative

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TextWrangler
TextWrangler
3.5.3

Freeware text editor

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MacTeX
MacTeX
2011

LaTeX packages (1+ GB)

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LyX
LyX
2.0.1

WYSIWYM LaTeX editor

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Productivity

Evernote
Evernote
3.0.1

Capture ideas in one place

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Quicksilver
Quicksilver
Beta 60

Extensible app interface / launcher

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Alfred
Alfred
0.9.10-152

App launcher & comprehensive search

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File Utilities

Dropbox
Dropbox
1.1.45

Simple cloud storage and sync

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The Unarchiver
The Unarchiver  
3.2

Archive Utility replacement

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UnRarX
UnRarX
2.2
Fuse4X
Fuse4X
0.8.12

Mount many file systems

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Cloud
Cloud  
1.5.1

Simple file/image sharing

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Disk Inventory X
Disk Inventory X
1.0

Find where your disk usage went

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CarbonCopyCloner
CarbonCopyCloner
3.4.2

Backup and file sync

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System Utilities

Caffeine
Caffeine
1.1.1

Prevents display sleep

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Growl
Growl
1.2.2

Customizable system-wide notifications

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OnyX (for 10.6)
OnyX (for 10.6)
2.3.1

One-stop system maintenance

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OnyX (for 10.7)
OnyX (for 10.7)
2.4.1

One-stop system maintenance

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F.lux
F.lux
13

Eases eye strain depending on time

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DynDNS
DynDNS
3.0

Silently updates DynDNS entries

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Afloat
Afloat
2.4

Adds fancy window management

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Please Sleep
Please Sleep
2.1

Helps your finicky Mac go to sleep

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MenuMeters
MenuMeters
1.5

Meters in your system menu

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rEFIt
rEFIt  
0.14

Alternate boot menu

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Security

Prey
Prey
0.5.3

Stolen computer tracker

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KeePassX
KeePassX  
0.4.3

Secure, cross-platform password database

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TrueCrypt
TrueCrypt  
7.1

File and whole drive encryption

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Vidalia
Vidalia
0.2.2, 0.2.14
Tunnelblick
Tunnelblick
3.1.7

Painless OpenVPN client

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Development

iTerm 2
iTerm 2
1.0

Successor to iTerm

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Cyberduck
Cyberduck
4.1.2

(S)FTP client

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MacVim
MacVim
7.3

Cocoa adaptation of vim

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GitX
GitX
0.7

GUI Git client

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Kod
Kod
0.0.3

"A programmers' editor for OS X"

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Miscellaneous

Google Earth
Google Earth
6.0

Explore the world's geography

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VirtualBox
VirtualBox
4.1.2

OS virtualization

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CoRD
CoRD  
0.5.5

Powerful Windows Remote Desktop client

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Transmission
Transmission
2.33

BitTorrent client

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By Rockwell Schrock — Powered by Chisel — Updated May 23, 2012