Must Have Mac Software / by Justin Murphy

Looking for an always up to date guide filled with software that is essential to getting the most out of your Mac? Well you're in the right place!

Below is a list of software I've compiled that I can't see myself using a Mac without. (All apps are free unless noted)

Must Have Programs (The Basics)

Twitter

Growl

Skype

Dropbox

1Password (Paid)

Pages (Paid)

Must Have Codecs (For viewing all sorts of video, on and offline)

VLC

Perian

Flip4Mac

Silverlight

Adobe Flash

"Dirty Work

Transmission

RipIt (Trial/Paid)

MetaX

Handbrake

KisMac

Textwrangler

Browsers (It's always good to have several backups)

Chrome

Firefox

Opera

Backup App (Hard drives fail. Stay safe.)

Backblaze (Paid)

System Maintenance and Modification (Neat little programs to modify things on your Mac)

OnyX

Space Gremlin (Paid)