Top 50 Free Applications for Mac Users (Part 1)

In this article I have showcased first version of Free Applications for Mac Users. Today Mac Users are growing all over the world. And its popularity is growing fast. Many small and big company has developed many Applications. Here You can download a few of them. Few because there are lots more. Wait for my next article, I will showcase more applications for mac users. Enjoy and spread the love :)

Caffeine

Prevent Your Mac from Automatically Going to Sleep, Dimming the Screen or Starting Screen Savers.


The Unarchiver

Archive Unpacker Program for Mac OS X.


DockSpaces

DockSpaces is a small application that allows you to have up to 10 different docks, and swap them from the menu bar.


TaskMate

Simple To-Do List Application.


Growl

Notification System for Mac OS X which allows your Growl-supported applications to send you notifications.


Anxiety

To-Do List Application that Synchronizes with iCal and Mail.


PhotoBook

Facebook Photo Browser for Mac.


Gabtastik

Specific Browser for web chat services such as Facebook Chat.


NameChanger

Rename List of Files Quickly and Easily.


AppCleaner

AppCleaner is a small application which allows you to thoroughly uninstall unwanted apps.


Carbon Copy Cloner

Clone, Synchronize and Backup Your Files.


Adobe Kuler

The web-hosted application for generating color themes that can inspire any project. No matter what you’re creating, with Kuler you can experiment quickly with color variations and browse thousands of themes from the Kuler community.


YemuZip

YemuZip is an easy-to-use application for making zip files. Just drag, drop, name your zip file and you’re done.


DropBox

Dropbox allows you to sync your files online and across your computers automatically.


Quicksilver

A Unified, Extensible Interface for Working with Applications, Contacts, Music, and Other Data.


iClockr

Tool to Track Timeline for Different Tasks and Projects.


Paparazzi!

Paparazzi! is a small utility for Mac OS X that makes screenshots of webpages.


Symbol Caddy

The Symbol Caddy Dashboard widget keeps a bunch of common special characters at your fingertips.


iZoom

iZoom is a simple application designed to allow you to easily resize and crop your photos for optimized display on your iPod photo, on the web, or in email messages to friends.


iZoom is very useful for creating web photo galleries, forum-user avatars, and image thumbnails, or resizing your photos for perfect viewing on your iPod photo screen. Drag photos from your filesystem or directly from iPhoto to the iZoom canvas!

Camouflage

Camouflage is a tool to Hide All Icons Behind Wallpaper.


Dateline

DateLine displays a linear calendar on your Mac desktop which provides easy access to iCal and your events. The appearance of the DateLine is endlessly customizable and themeable.


SyncMate

Synchronizer for Mac to Organize Documents, Text Messages, Contacts, etc.


EverSave

Save All of Your Documents to Avoid Data Loss During Applications Crash.


Pref Setter

Pref Setter is an application used to edit plist (Property LIST) files, geared towards viewing / editing Mac OS X’s preference files. Very useful for setting those “hidden” preference settings that aren’t available directly in an application.


MacLoc

MacLoc is the perfect solution for a busy work environment as well as at home where wandering hands can create a bothersome reduction in productivity. This simple application activates the Fast User Switching feature built-in to Mac OS X.


After activating MacLoc, it will appear that you’ve logged out, however upon entering your username and password, all open documents and applications will be right where you left them. MacLoc is the perfect solution when you need to step out of the room for a moment. Simply add MacLoc to your dock for quick and easy access.

SMART Reporter

SMARTReporter is an application that can warn you of some hard disk drive failures before they actually happen! It does so by periodically polling the S.M.A.R.T. status of your hard disk drive. S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology) is a technology built into most modern hard disk drives that acts as an “early warning system” for pending hard disk drive problems.


SMARTReporter can notify you of impending hard disk drive failures by sending e-mails, displaying a warning dialog or executing an application. The current status of your hard disk drives is always displayed through the customizable menu item.

aLunch

It is an application launcher, and is operated via the status menu.


iStat Pro

iStat Pro is a highly configurable widget that lets you monitor every aspect of your Mac, including CPU, memory, disks, network, battery, temperatures, fans, load & uptime and processes. iStat Pro can do it all.


AppFresh

AppFresh helps you to keep all applications, widgets, preference panes and application plugins installed on your Mac up to date.


All from one place, easy to use and fully integrated into Mac OS X. AppFresh works by checking the excellent osx.iusethis.com for new versions and lets you download and install available updates easily.

HimmelBar

HimmelBar provides an icon in the menu bar to quickly access your installed applications by scanning standard locations such as local, user, network and developer applications.


You can also add a custom location such as the Classic Applications folder, or any other folder of your hard disk that contains applications.

Punakea

Punakea is a little app trying to help you cope with the day-to-day struggle of managing your files. Designed to complement Spotlight, it allows you to tag your files and bookmarks, freeing you of the strict hierarchy of the Finder’s folder structure.


SketchBox

SketchBox is a new – multifunctional yet uncluttered – Sticky Notes Manager for your Mac Desktop. You can enter text or make drawings and set individual reminders for each sticky to use them as a visual alarm clock.


Arrange all your notes in the thumbnail view, create little storyboards or comics – or just store your daily thoughts as searchable text.

Burn

Burn your files to a disc so you can access them later on. Choose different file systems so you can share your files with people with different operating systems.


TextWrangler

TextWrangler is the powerful general purpose text editor, and Unix and server administrator’s tool.


Emacs

An Editor for Text, HTML, LaTeX, C++, Java, Python, Perl, Ruby, PHP and more…


Adobe Reader

Read PDF files with this Adobe Acrobat reader.


Loginox

Loginox is an application which lets you easily customize the login screen.


Mactracker

Mactracker provides detailed information on every Apple Macintosh computer ever made, including items such as processor speed, memory, optical drives, graphic cards, supported Mac OS versions, and expansion options.


Also included is information on Apple mice, keyboards, displays, printers, scanners, digital cameras, iPod, Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, Wi-Fi Cards/Base Stations, Newton, and Mac OS versions.

PresentYourApps

Using built-in functionality of Mac OS X, PresentYourApps lets you hide the Dock and menu bar for every Cocoa application you choose.


Colloquy

Traditionally, chat clients on the Mac have been anything but glamorous. Colloquy is an advanced IRC, SILC & ICB client which aims to fill this void. By adhering to Mac OS X interface conventions, Colloquy has the look and feel of a quality Mac application.


Messenger

Messenger for Mac 7 gives co-workers new ways to communicate easily with each other in different locations or time zones. Additionally, personal users will find a few improvements for managing their contact lists.


Skype

Skype for Mac.


Backdrop

Backdrop is a simple utility to fill your screen with a giant blank window. Fill the window with a solid color or a custom image, your choice.


Service Scrubber

With Service Scrubber, you can restructure the services menu, change service keyboard shortcuts, disable and re-enable services.


Witch

Witch lets you access all of your windows by pressing a shortcut and choosing from a clearly arranged list of window titles.


Visual NetTools

Visual NetTools is a set of network scanning, security, and administrator tools for Apple Mac useful in diagnosing networks and monitoring your computer’s network connections.


7zX

7zX is a file archiver with high compression ratio. Compression ratio results are very dependent upon the data used for the tests.


Flickr Uploadr

Tool to Help You Send Pictures to Flickr Photo Service.


Cyberduck

Cyberduck is an open source FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, Cloud Files and Amazon S3 browser for the Mac.


Name Mangler

If you need to rename several files at once every now and then, this is the application you have always been looking for.


Name Mangler is a batch file renamer that supports all common renaming tasks: Find and Replace (including support for regular expressions); Number Sequentially; Change Case; Set Extension; Add Prefix/Suffix; Remove/Insert Characters.

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Dipankar Jana, 21 year old student of Computer Science and article writter of Djdesignerlab.com. His latest creative field is web design and wordpress theme development. He also used to write articles for mystrious.com and djdesignfuture.com. If you'd like to connect with him, you can join him on facebook or follow him on twitter.

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