40 Handy Free Applications For Mac OS X

After the tremendous success of my compilation of 50 Handy Applications For Ubuntu & Other Linux Operating Systems, I decided to create a similar post for our Mac readers. The below mentioned applications might not be the most famous apps for Mac OS X users however, they are likely to be of good use. These application are not listed in any particular order and the objective of this post is Continue Reading →

Fix Disk Errors And Fully Optimize Mac OS X With iBoost UP

iBoostUp is a free Mac OS X application that enables comprehensively optimizing your Mac computer. This easy to use app has been designed to resolve issues that can help you optimize a slow and unresponsive Mac. Moreover, iBoostUp can also help you resolve system crashes and errors. It monitors Mac systems and automatically repairs performance related issues within just a few minutes. You can also perform a number of manual Continue Reading →

Get VLC 2.0 For Mac OS X, Ubuntu Linux And Windows [New Features]

VLC 2.0 aka Twoflower has finally been released and is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. This new VLC release comes with faster decoding on multi-core systems, GPU, and mobile hardware, with the ability to support more file formats than its previous version. One of the major new formats include professional HD and 10bits codecs. Unlike some previous versions, VLC 2.0 is a major VLC upgrade. Let’s take Continue Reading →

Get Sigil, ePub Editor For Editing eBooks In Windows, Mac & Linux

Sigil is a free cross-platform e-book editor for editing eBooks in ePub format. For those of you who may be unaware of the ePub format, it is an open e-book standard and files of this format have a file extension of .epub. Sigil is an advanced ePub editor, which provides numerous convenient viewing options, including Book view, Code View and Split View (which displays the e-book and code). The Book Continue Reading →

How To Sync Your Windows & Mac Data With Windows Live Mesh

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Many users who use cloud storage services like Dropbox, have recently been concerned about security vulnerabilities that have surfaced, which can compromise their personal data. While many people use services like Dropbox because of the convenience they provide, Windows Live Mesh can be used as a viable alternative for synchronizing your folders between Windows and Mac OS X computers. In this post, I will provide you with a complete step Continue Reading →

Convert iTunes Tracks To Multiple Formats In Mac With Quick Convert

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Quick Convert for Mac OS X can convert all or just the selected iTunes tracks using your choice of available iTunes encoders, restoring your Preferences-set encoder afterwards. It also works with importing selected CD tracks and additionally you can: Choose to delete or Trash the original tracks and files Copy all converted or imported tracks to a new playlist Optionally save AAC encoded tracks as M4B “bookmarkable” and re-add your Continue Reading →

Test Hard Drive Read, Write Speed In Mac OS X Lion & Leopard With Blackmagic Disk Speed Test

Disk Speed Test (by Blackmagic) is a hard disk benchmarking application for Mac OS X. It quickly measure and certifies the read/write rate of your hard disk, so that you can access it’s performance and quality. This can be quite useful to determine if your hard drive is slowing down due to some reason or if it requires some sort of tweaking to enhance it’s speed. For example, sometimes a Continue Reading →

Quickly Access Mac OS X Applications From Dock And Menu Bar, App Bar

App Bar is a Mac OS X application, which operates from both the system dock and Mac menu bar. This makes it easy to access applications from a menu bar or system dock via a comprehensive quick list. The concept behind App Bar is to provide the quickest way possible to find and open any application launched from your Status Bar or Mac Dock.

Prevent Mac OS X Lion Applications From Restoring With RestoreMeNot

The window restoration feature in Mac OS X Lion is perhaps one of the best features. The restoration feature resumes applications after a system reboot or shutdown. This means that the active apps are resumed from where you last left off. Despite being a handy feature, it can become annoying when some unwanted apps resume at system logon. Moreover, window restoration can only be disabled on a system-wide basis and Continue Reading →

Search The Web From Mac MenuBar With MenuSearch

MenuSearch is a free Mac OS X application which adds a search utility to the Mac Menu Bar. It supports a number of Internet search engines including: Google Yahoo Bing Wikipedia Daum (Korean) Naver (Korean) Baidu (Chinese) Yandex (Russian) The search history can also be displayed and the search field made semi-transparent in the menubar. You can search the web quickly using a hotkey, such as Control-S to speed up Continue Reading →