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Which will be a good Winamp like application in Mac for listening to music. I don't really like iTunes tbh :/

Btw the list is really helpful, i downloaded lots of applications.

Thx a lot guys

I think you can do a few of the functions winamp offers in Songbird.

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Disk Utility can mount ISO's

Applications<Utilities - Disk Utility

Whats a good application to mount iso's ?

Thx

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Any other application besides Songbird which is decent and better than iTunes ?

You can try Cog, but you're not gonna find much. iTunes was hard for me as well (coming from foobar), but you get used to it.

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:wub: these apps:

Delicious Library

Coda

Candybar

Ecto

CSSEdit

Skitch

Pixelmator

also does anyone remember the old Mac OS X essential software thread?

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For Mac OS X you need a browser with an Anti-Phishing because it's an important security tool. You could use Firefox or something else.

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Are there any programs on os x that is like tag & rename? just a dedicated program to filling out all id3 tags because i can't seem to find one that can replace it atm :( because it feels slow doing it through itunes

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:wub: these apps:

Delicious Library

Coda

Candybar

Ecto

CSSEdit

Skitch

Pixelmator

also does anyone remember the old Mac OS X essential software thread?

agreed with these. delicious library is incredibly powerful, the iSight UPC barcode scanner is amazing. and the other two speak for themselves.

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The following is a list of applications that I have installed on my MacBook Pro:

  • Adium 1.3 - The best instant messenger on the Mac platform just got better with improved protocol support and better memory management. Free!
  • CandyBar 3 - An excellent application to manage a library of custom icons and docks. Changing the icons on your Mac is dead simple. $29.
  • Transmit 3 - A really impressive and easy-to-use FTP client.
  • Pixelmator - Image editing for the rest of us, Pixelmator can perform most functions of Photoshop with ease and supports Quartz Composition rendering. At $59, it's a great deal.
  • TextMate - A text editor on steroids, with tab completion, bundles, and so much more. And it's only ?39!iWork '08[/b]b> - Keynote, Numbers, and Pages do a great job at every day productivity tasks and is a lot easier on the pocketbook than a license for Microsoft Office.VLC Media Player[/b]b> - For watching audio and video formats that QuickTime does not support. Free!Xcode[/b]b> - For developing applications for the Mac and iPhone platforms, including Dashcode for creating Dashboard widgets and iPhone/iPod touch web applications, Quartz Composer for creating quartz compositions (iTunes visualizers, screen savers, etc), and of course the Xcode IDE. Also includes a ton of great examples and other tools. Ships with every Mac on the Mac OS X installation DVD, and downloadable for free from the Apple Developer web site.

And, the applications that I used previously that I decided to remove:

  • - A good FTP client, but having to switch back and forth between the Finder and Cyberduck for uploading files was a bit of a pain, and the way that it handles spring-loaded folders on the servers is a bit odd. - An excellent text editor, but was lacking some of the things I required for development purposes. I still highly recommend it to anyone looking for a powerful text editor for the Mac platform on the cheap.

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You know, I've always liked BBEdit when compared to TextMate and Smultron. Has anyone else tried BBEdit 9? It's quite nice, and isn't too expensive, either. I don't know if it's "essential," but I'd like to add it to the list anyway.

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The only thing keeping me from using Adium, is I don't seem to be able to access my hotmail inbox from it, and when I get new email it didn't alert me, so I removed it and use MSN for Mac. The MSN for Mac is garbage, it doesn't support offline messages, and doesn't show handwriting messages either. :/

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Feel free to contribute and I'll add them to the categories. Most, if not all of these software should be Universal for PPC and Intel compatibility.

[*]Growl - system wide notification system extensible to many different applications - Free

Growl is great - especially when Chax is installed and sending IM notifications. There are more settings than some know about, which can be found here

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Growl - very nifty program.

Is there a program that works as like a Phone Manager solution? My bluetooth phone will accept and receive files from my Macbook but it will not send files to my Macbook. :/

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