If you’re a new mac owner or switching to a mac, then these apps will make your life much easier -
1. Alfred – A beautiful search engine / productivity tool to change your life. It can search your mac, google, wikipedia, amazon, play songs, give commands to your mac like “sleep”, “shut down”, etc and is a lightweight application that looks absolutely stunning. Read more about Alfred or download Alfred.
2. Pop Clip – iOS like copy, cut, paste, dictionary, search, email all with one handy click. See screenshots above.
3. VLC – All in one cross-platform media player. To date, I have never come across a media file that VLC cannot play. Amazing software. Unlimited Options. For Mac, Windows, Linux and iOS .
4. Vuze – BitTorrent downloader. Of all the various torrent downloaders I have used, Vuze is by far the best. Exceeding all capabilities, in a simply but beautifully designed cross-platform application, Vuze is simply brilliant. Transmission and Miro are other alternatives for bitTorrent downloaders.
5. MagicPrefs - Customize your Mac with countless gestures for your Magic Mouse / Trackpad meant to enhance their utility and change your life.