Must Need For Any Mac OS X User

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  1. Teslanaut

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    Yep, this thread has been updated so it's a lot easier for you guys. Good job Teslanaut!
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    I made the original thread dude. I typed it all out myself.

    He helped me add Links.
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    Ok

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    Congrats to Teslanaut for a great thread

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    (I deleted my post above

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    nice, i'm already downloading a bunch of that stuff
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    I need a Mac

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    I am on my brothers macbook right now. I can't wait to get mine!
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    wow thanks alot there is tons of apps i have been trying to find for years that i never knew were available! thanks alot!

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    More updates coming along with 'More info...' links and 'Screenshot' links.
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    I found this list here. Visit that link for the download links:

    Internet Browsers

    * Camino - Gecko based browser designed exclusively for OS X (Cocoa) - Free
    * WebKit - nightly builds of Safari - Free
    * OmniWeb - Fast WebKit based browser with many extras - $15
    * Shiira - Lite WebKit based brower designed as a Safari alternative - Free
    * Firefox - Gecko alternative browser designed with usability in mind. Extension lovers browser. - Free
    * NightShift - automatically downloads and installs the latest WebKit nightly - Free

    Instant Messaging

    * Adium - Highly customizable multiprotocal instant messenger. - Free
    * MSN Messenger - Microsoft's MSN messenger designed for the mac platform - Free
    * Chax - Heavy featured add-on for iChat. A must-download for iChat users - Free
    * Mercury - an alternative java based MSN client - Free
    * Skype - the popular internet calling software - Free
    * Yahoo Messenger - Yahoo's chat service client - Free

    Office/Productivity

    * Office 2008 - Microsoft's Office suite for mac. Now Universal - $150 and up
    * iWork 08 - Apple's strong attempt at office productivity. Pages 2 and Keynote 3 - $80
    * NeoOffice - free and opensource alternative office suite - Free
    * WriteRoom - for the ADD typist - $25
    * Schoolhouse - must-have assignment organizer for students - Free
    * Scrivener - a writer's word processor - $35
    * OmniFocus - a professional task-management application (GTD) - $80
    * OmniGraffle - excellent flow chart and diagram application - $80

    Graphics/Design

    * Adobe Creative Suite 3 - Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, InDesign, etc - Varies
    * Pixelmator - fast, lean, and stylish image editor - $59
    * Gimp - open source image editor renown for its plethora of features - Free
    * Acorn - an easy yet powerful image editor - $39
    * DrawIt - one window image editor - $39
    * Pixen - pixel image editor - Free
    * iPalette - quick and easy way to find that perfect color whether in hex or RGB - Free
    * ImageWell - fast and simple image editor - Free
    * Aperture - Apple's professional RAW workflow app for photographers - $300
    * Lightroom - Adobe's counter to Aperture for RAW workflow - $300
    * GraphicConverter - all around image editor - $30
    * Picaresque - quickly customize images to look pretty for the web - $20
    * Seashore - open source image editor based on Gimp but in Cocoa - Free
    * LiveQuartz - great simple and free image editor (includes layers etc) - Free
    * Paintbrush - small bitmap editor - Free
    * PhotoLine - image and graphics editing - $90
    * Raw Developer - raw image processing $125
    * VectorDesigner - intuitive vector drawing application - $69

    Multimedia

    * VLC - the one stop "play anything" media player - Free
    * Perian - must have component for QT which plays a wide assortment of codecs/containers - Free
    * Flip4Mac - WMV/WMA components for mac - Free
    * ffmpegX - open source video and audio encoding tool - Free
    * VisualHub - universal video converter - $23
    * Xee - fast and free image viewer (animated gifs!) - Free
    * Max - high quality ripper with various codec support including flac, ogg, etc - Free
    * Audio Hijack Pro - record sound streams from almost any source - $32
    * Handbrake - DVD ripper/converter - Free
    * MacTheRipper - another alternative DVD ripper - Free
    * MPlayerOSX - the open source media player for OS X - Free
    * Audacity - open source audio editor - Free
    * Senuti - Get songs off your iPod (spell senuti backwards wink.gif ) - Free
    * Cog - a simple iTunes alternative - Free
    * CoverSutra - Control iTunes without touching iTunes with this slick software in your menubar - $15
    * Amadeus Pro - powerful audio editor - $40
    * Audial Hub - from the makers of Visual Hub, a universal audio converter - $19
    * Podcast Maker - speaks for itself - Free
    * Delicious Library - catalog, browse, and share your books, movies, music, and video games - $40
    * iSquint - ipod video conversion made easy - Free
    * Nice Player - great free video player which borrows Quicktimes codecs - Free
    * Exif Viewer - fast and free exif viewer - Free
    * You Control Tunes - access music library and itunes controls from the menubar - Free

    Customization

    * Shapeshifter - theme changer for use with guikits - $20
    * CandyBar - system wide icon replacement, now integrated with Pixadex! - $29
    * LiteIcon - a free alternative to CandyBar - Free
    * ThemePark - theme creation software - Free
    * Uno - system wide unified theme for your mac (shapeshifter not required) - Free
    * Visage Login - login screen customization - Free
    * Dislaperture - brings back rounded corners in Leopard - Free

    FTP

    * Transmit - One of the best FTP clients on the Mac. Excellent UI and software design - $29.95
    * Interarchy - Advanced FTP client supporting many different protocals. - $59.95
    * Fetch - Simple and fast (s)FTP client for OS X. - $25
    * FileZilla - excellent open-source FTP client - Free
    * Flow - beautiful leopard optimized FTP client - $29
    * CuteFTP - OS X port of CuteFTP for Windows - $39.99
    * CyberDuck - Fast and free FTP and SFTP client - Free
    * ForkLift - file manager and FTP/SFTP client - $30

    P2P & Downloading

    * Transmission - a free, lightweight BT program. Based on the lib******* library - Free
    * Azureus - nice large and feature filled BT program written in Java - Free
    * Acquisition - Gnutella client with one of the spiffiest UIs around - $18.99
    * X******* - Fast and slick BT client (by Watanabe) - $20
    * Speed Download - download manager for OS X - $25
    * BitRocket - free lightweight BT client also based on lib******* - Free
    * Acqlite - a free, light alternative to Acquisition - Free
    * Cabos - fast and simple Gnutella/limewire client - Free
    * CrossWire - an elegant yet powerful limewire client - Free

    Development/Editors

    * Coda - One window web development software made by Panic. Impressive UI that manages to be functional - $69
    * Textmate - THE definitive text editor for mac - $50
    * BBEdit - professional html and text editor - $125
    * SubEthaEdit - a collaborative text editor - $35
    * Smultron - a free and open source editor - Free
    * Taco HTML Edit - a free live editing html and php editor - Free
    * TextWrangler - a powerful editor designed for any coding or simple text editing needs -
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