Monday, June 24, 2013

MAC Tools


Many thanks to the creator of the Page from the Download Portal of the RUG.
Below you'll find a list of tools which can be used on a Mac.  At the moment of publication all tools were freeware.

Name: ClamXav
Link: http://www.clamxav.com/
Description:
ClamXav is a free virus scanner for Mac OS X. It uses the very popular ClamAV open source antivirus engine as a back end and has the ability to detect both Windows and Mac threats. ClamXav can be setup up to scan only the files you tell it to or your entire hard drive.

Name:  Cyberduck
Link: http://cyberduck.ch/
Description: Open source ftp, SFTP, WebDAV, Cloud Files, google Docs & amazon S# Browser for Mac & Windows

Name:  Disco
Link: http://www.discoapp.com/
Description: Disco allows you to burn optical media discs, and makes it an fun and amazing software experience.

Name:  Evernote
Link: http://www.evernote.com
Description: Evernote is een notitieprogramma waarmee van allerhande digitale informatie of delen ervan als knipsel kunnen worden bewaard. Zowel voor desktop en mobile omgevingen

Name:  iTerm
Link: http://iterm.sourceforge.net/
Description: iTerm is a full featured terminal emulation program written for OS X using Cocoa.

Name:  JDiskReport
Link: http://www.jgoodies.com/freeware/jdiskreport/
Description: JDiskReport enables you to understand how much space the files and directories consume on your disk drives, and it helps you find obsolete files and folders.

Name:  Movist
Link: http://code.google.com/p/movist/
Description: Movie Player for Mac OS X based on QuickTime & FFmpeg

Name:  Paintbrush
Link: http://paintbrush.sourceforge.net/
Description: Paintbrush is a simple paint program for Mac OS X, reminiscent of Microsoft Paint and Apple’s own now-defunct MacPaint. It provides users with a means to make simple images quickly, something that has been noticeably absent from the Mac for years.

Name:  PWGen
Link: http://www.infi.nl/blog/view/id/5/pwgen_version_0_3_released?p=49
Description: pwgen is a password generator. It generates passwords which are designed to be easily memorized by humans, while being as secure as possible.

Name:  Skim
Link: http://skim-app.sourceforge.net/
Description: Skim is a PDF reader and note-taker for OS X. It is designed to help you read and annotate scientific papers in PDF, but is also great for viewing any PDF file.

Name: Vox
Link: http://www.voxapp.uni.cc/
Description: Vox is a little and simple music player for Mac OS X with support for many file types, including FLAC, MP3, AAC, Musepack, Monkey's Audio, OGG Vorbis, Apple Lossless, AIFF, WAV, IT, MOD, XM, Games Music and many others. Includes numerous effects like Equalizer, Reverb, Time Stretch, Pitch Shift, Echo. Moreover, all supported files can be exported to AAC+, Apple Lossless, WAV and other formats with enabled effects.

Name:  Xbench
Link: http://www.xbench.com/
Description: Xbench was developed by Spiny Software to provide a comprehensive benchmarking solution for Mac OS X. Xbench is useful not only for comparing the relative speeds of two different Macintoshes, but also for optimizing performance on a single machine. Xbench is accompanied by a website that allows graphical side-by-side comparison of any out of thousands of submitted benchmarks.

Name:  Cord
Link: http://cord.sourceforge.net/
Description: CoRD is a Mac OS X remote desktop client for Microsoft Windows computers using the RDP protocol. It's easy to use, fast, and free for anyone to use

Name:  dropbox
Link: http://www.dropbox.com/
Description: Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Never email yourself a file again!

Name:  MsgFiler
Link: http://msgfiler.com/support/plugin/
Description: MsgFiler is a keyboard-based email filing application for Apple Mail. Type to filter down the list of mailboxes and press return to file selected messages in Mail. Navigate, select, move and copy emails without ever lifting your hands off the keyboard.
With MsgFiler, you can say goodbye to dragging and dropping, sore wrists, and an overflowing inbox and say hello to more time.

Name:  Tweetie
Link: http://www.atebits.com/tweetie-mac/
Description: Mac desktop twitter client.

Name:  Flip4Mac WMV
Link: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/products/windows-media-player/wmcomponents
Description: With Windows Media Components for QuickTime by Flip4Mac, you can play Windows Media files (.wma and .wmv) directly in QuickTime Player and view Windows

Name:  Perian
Link: http://perian.org/
Description: Perian is a free, open source, QuickTime component that supports many popular media types, including AVI, DivX, and XviD.

Name:  Growl
Link: http://growl.info/
Description: Growl is a notification system for Mac OS X: it allows applications that support Growl to send you notifications.

Name:  iStat Menus 2.0 (3.0 is niet meer gratis)
Link: http://mac.brothersoft.com/istat-menus-2.0.html
Description: iStat menus is a useful application that will help you monitor your system right from the menubar.

Name:  You Control iTunes
Link: http://www.yousoftware.com/tunes/
Description: You Control: Tunes is a free utility that gives you complete control over iTunes from the Mac OS X menu bar

Name:  I use this (website)
Link: http://osx.iusethis.com/
Description: iusethis.com is a new way for you to track your applications as well as discover new ones. You can also use it to check if your apps are up-to-date.
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