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Popchar X

Synergy

Teleport

Ukelele

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iKey

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Menu Master

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NotLight

SpotInside

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Speech

GhostReader

iListen

Infovox iVox

VisioVoice

DragonDrop

LiteSwitch

Sticky Windows

WindowShade

Witch

Default Folder

FastScripts

Growl

Hazel

ICeCoffEE

Smart Scroll

SwitchRes

TinkerTool

WinSwitch


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Software Index

Icon CopyPaste Pro 3.5.2

Multiple Clips
- Never lose a clip again every copy is saved and available in a clip browser.
Edit Clips
- Now edit any clip instantly with the handy built in word processor.
Archives
- Create archives to keep any important clips you want to save and use later.
History of Clips
- All copies or cuts are instantly added to an always accessible history of clips.
Multiple Views
- View clips the way you like via menu or graphical browser.
Clip Tools
- Useful tools to alter text, insert time and extract data in clips.
Quick CopyPaste
- Makes copying and pasting faster and easier. Easy to use. Invisible till you need it. Solid, fast and so much more...
  • License: Shareware, $30
  • Author/Publisher: Peter Hoerster and Julian Miller/Script Software
  • Modification Date: August 5, 2015
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.6 or higher

DownloadIntel File Size: 942 MB

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Icon Default Folder X 5.0.5

Default Folder X 2.0 is now ready for Mac OS 10.4 "Tiger", improves Save As dialogs, speeds opening folders in the Finder, and corrects problems found in previous versions. For years, Default Folder has helped speed Macintosh users through the process of opening, saving, and managing files. Even in Mac OS X, the familiar Open and Save dialogs are missing some very necessary features, and have some decidedly inconvenient quirks. Default Folder X fixes a number of problems in OS X's file dialogs and adds convenient features to quickly get you where you want to go.
  • License: Shareware, $35
  • Author/Publisher: Jon Gotow/St. Clair Software
  • Modification Date: June 6, 2016
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher

DownloadIntel File Size: 8.5 MB

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Icon DragonDrop 1.3

DragonDrop is intended to reintroduce some of the functionality lost with the death of tabbed windows. We all remember tabbed windows, who trod the classic paths. We could drag an open window to the bottom of the screen, and a title-tab peeked up, readily displaying its contents at a click or a drag, and collapsing to insignificance at the slightest thought of dismissal.
Some used the tabs for quick-launching their favoritest of applications and documents, others for drop boxes or to get things out of the way. They're back, sort of.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: David Adamson
  • Modification Date: July 12, 2006
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.2 or higher

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Universal Binary File Size: 517 Kb

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Icon EasyFind 4.5

EasyFind is an alternative to or supplement of Spotlight and finds files, folders or contents in any file without the need for indexing -- and therefore immediately. This is especially useful if you are tired of slow or impossible indexing, outdated or corrupted indices or if you are just looking for missing features like case sensitive or insensitive search, Boolean operators, wildcards or searching for phrases. In addition, EasyFind uses multithreading and is therefore very responsive even with multiple search processes running, provides contextual menus and Mac OS X services and displays the location of each item in a separate column for a better overview. Finally EasyFind uses little memory, supports drag-and-drop and the clipboard and optionally finds invisible items or items within packages.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: DEVONtechnologies
  • Modification Date: July 9, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher

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Icon FastScripts 2.3.1

FastScripts is the super-charged scripting utility for Mac OS X. Access your scripts by keyboard shortcut or menu bar.
  • License: Shareware, $15
  • Author/Publisher: Red Sweater Software
  • Modification Date: September 26, 2006
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.2 or higher

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Universal Binary File Size: 1.4 MB

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Icon FinderPop 2.3

Open the FinderPop preference pane. Click on the Show FinderPop Items Folder button in the Items sub-panel. Add aliases to your favourite applications, folders, documents, and whatnots to that folder. Now every time you control-click in the Finder or click in an unused part of the menubar, you'll get a few more options...
Control-free contextual menu popup in finder.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Turlough O'Connor
  • Modification Date: May 23, 2010
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or 10.5 - Not Compatible with Snow Leopard

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icon FoxTrot 3.1.2

FoxTrot is an application delivering the fastest, most focused and precise way to find data in the files on your Mac.
Based on the revolutionary FoxTrot search engine - used in more than 40 countries by users of CTM's PowerMail - FoxTrot brings high performance document retrieval and indexing to your most important files.
  • License: Demo, Personal $45, Pro $155
  • Author/Publisher: CTM Development
  • Modification Date: February 28, 2011
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher

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icon GhostReader 1.5.1

GhostReader allows you to listen while your Mac does the talking
GhostReader is the new name (it used to be called TextParrot) for a multilingual text to speech solution for Mac OS X that allows you to listen to your documents with naturally sounding voices in a language of choice. Just like a ghostwriter writes for someone else, GhostReader can read for you! You can also use it to create your own personal podcasts or your own audio books by exporting to iPod ready iTunes tracks. Or just use it to speak selected text in a handy reader window with play, fast forward and rewind functionality. In some applications, such as Safari, GhostReader enables you to listen to text by just pointing your cursor at the text. Now you can sit back and relax while GhostReader reads the text under the cursor.
  • License: Demo, $40 for single monolingual license
  • Author/Publisher: ConvenienceWare
  • Modification Date: June 4, 2008
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher

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Icon Growl 1.2

Growl is a global notification system for Mac OS X. Any application can send a notification to Growl, which will display an attractive message on your screen. Growl currently works with a growing number of applications.
What are notifications?
Notifications are a way for your applications to provide you with new information, without you having to switch from the application you're already in.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: The Growl Project
  • Modification Date: October 3, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5 or higher

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icon Hazel 2.2.4

Hazel watches whatever folders you tell it to, automatically organizing your files according to the rules you create. It features a rule interface similar to that of Apple Mail so you should feel right at home. Have Hazel move files around based on name, date, type, what site/email address it came from (Safari and Mail only) and much more. Automatically put your music in your Music folder, movies in Movies. Keep your downloads off the desktop and put them where they are supposed to be.
  • License: Shareware, $22
  • Author/Publisher: Noodlesoft
  • Modification Date: December 17, 2008
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher

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icon HoudahSpot 2.4.4

HoudahSpot leverages Apple's Spotlight engine to bring you a powerful, fast and easy to use desktop search tool.
Your files at your fingertips. HoudahSpot is the frontend most Spotlight users don't know they're missing
HoudahSpot allows you to zero in on files. Fast. A new HoudahSpot document presents itself as a simple form with commonly used criteria. You may fill in the form at your leisure. Search only starts when you are ready.
There is a myriad of criteria you may add to your query. Criteria can be combined to your liking. And you are only getting started...
HoudahSpot really shines when it comes to displaying search results. It uses a plain, concise, sortable and configurable list view. Add to that a generously sized file preview, a detailed file inspector and a browser taking you to neighboring files.
  • License: Shareware, $20
  • Author/Publisher: Houdah Software
  • Modification Date: February 16, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5 or higher

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icon ICeCoffEE 1.4.4

ICeCoffEE lets you Command-click to open URLs in Mac OS X applications including TextEdit and Terminal. It adds the "Services" menu to some text fields' contextual menus, and optionally to the menu bar as well. ICeCoffEE is modeled after ICeTEe for classic Mac OS, which provided the same functionality in many Macintosh applications by patching TextEdit.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Nicholas Riley
  • Modification Date: August 14, 2007
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher - Not Compatible with Leopard

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Icon iClip 4.0

iClip is a new multiple clipboard/scrapbook software application for Apple Macintosh computers with OS X.
With iClip, you can drag & drop or copy & paste all kinds of information into its "clipping bins". You can store:
text
pictures
URLs
sounds
movies
and much more
  • License: Shareware, $29
  • Author/Publisher: Inventive, Inc.
  • Modification Date: January 30, 2007
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher

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Univeral Binary File Size: 13.6 MB

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Icon iKey 2.3.3

iKey is an essential utility and incredibly powerful tool for OS X that can eliminate repetitive actions. iKey allows creation of shortcuts that perform an action or sequence of actions each of which can be launched by key combinations or menu or event. This easy to use macro/automation utility can save time, typing and hundreds of clicks everyday. Avoid carpal tunnel, get more accomplished and have fun with iKey. An excellent manual written by Adam Engst is included.
  • License: Shareware, $30
  • Author/Publisher: Script Software
  • Modification Date: December 31, 2008
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher

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Icon iListen 1.8

MacSpeech is the only company currently developing dictation software for the Macintosh. iListen users enjoy the ability to dictate into virtually any application, hands-free correction, and the largest set of voice commands available on any platform.
  • License: Update, $179
  • Author/Publisher: MacSpeech, Inc.
  • Modification Date: November 30, 2007
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher

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icon Infovox iVox 1.2

Infovox iVox provides Mac OS X users with the best voices ever on the Mac. You won't believe your ears hearing these naturally-sounding voices, available in many different languages. What is more, they can be used in any Mac OS X application that uses speech. Including applications such as TextEdit, Preview, Acrobat Reader, Proloquo, KeyStrokes, SwitchXS, VisioVoice and AppleWorks, as well as many educational titles.
  • License: Demo, $149 and up
  • Author/Publisher: Acapela Group/AssistiveWare
  • Modification Date: April 29, 2008
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher

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Icon Jumpcut 0.63

Jumpcut is a clipboard enhancement tool for Mac OS X. It runs as a "faceless" application that puts a menu in the right-hand corner of the menu bar.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Steve Cook
  • Modification Date: January 25, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher

DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 531 Kb

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icon Keyclick 1.2.3

Keyclick is a Mac OS X preference pane that provides subtle but important feedback for each keystroke the system recognizes. Years ago keyboards were made with premium key switches that provided a resounding click when a key snapped over. Today most keyboards are made using rubber domes which can provide a similar force displacement or tactile feel, but not the sound. Human factors work on video terminals in the 1980s showed that the perception of keyboard crispness is correlated with audio feedback. Keyclick provides that feedback while improving on the original.
  • License: Shareware, $2.50
  • Author/Publisher: Sustainable Softworks
  • Modification Date: April 24, 2008
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher

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Icon KeyStrokes 4.0

KeyStrokes is a fully-functional advanced virtual on-screen keyboard that allows you to type with a mouse, trackball, head pointer or other mouse emulator to type characters into any standard Macintosh application.
KeyStrokes provides advanced multilingual word prediction. Thanks to its revolutionary PolyPredix word prediction engine it can do word completion, next word prediction and even multi-word prediction in any Roman language as well as many other languages. The PolyPredix prediction engine offers many unique, time and effort saving features allowing significantly easier and faster typing. PolyPredix can reduce typing efforts by 50 to 70%.
  • License: Demo, $299
  • Author/Publisher: David Niemeijer/AssistiveWare
  • Modification Date: January 18, 2008
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3 or higher

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icon KeyViewer 1.5

KeyViewer is an AppleScript which provides easy access to Mac OS X's built-in Keyboard Viewer.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: MacParc
  • Modification Date: August 3, 2006
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher

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Universal Binary File Size: 91 Kb

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Icon LazyMouse 2.1.2

LazyMouse is a Preference Pane that moves your cursor to the default button whenever a dialog box appears on your screen. In other words, it will save you time moving the mouse to dismiss dialogs.
  • License: Shareware, $10
  • Author/Publisher: Old Jewel Software
  • Modification Date: April 10, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher

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Icon LiteSwitch X 2.6

Short Answer: LiteSwitch X is simply the best keyboard application switcher for Mac OS X.
Long Answer: LiteSwitch X was the original application switcher for the Mac OS - and is still the best. Originally a free utility under Mac OS 8 and 9, LiteSwitch X has matured into a full-features shareware utility which can be stolen for just $14.95. LiteSwitch has been called by some a Mac OS implementation of the Alt-Tab feature found in another unmentionable operating system, but LiteSwitch X offers a whole host of other features like drag and drop support, application exclusion, application termination and window layering control.
  • License: Shareware, $15
  • Author/Publisher: Sam Caughron/Proteron
  • Modification Date: July 22, 2006
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.2 or higher

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Universal Binary File Size: 488 Kb

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Icon Menu Master 1.4.2

Menu Master is a haxie that allows you to change or remove menu shortcut keys in any application with ease. It takes about 15 seconds to learn how to use Menu Master, and saves you lots of time later because you can use the shortcuts you defined and do not bother remembering which ones the developer of the software invented for you. Additionally, you can set shortcuts to any menu item that had no shortcuts, or remove shortcuts from menu items. Menu Master gives you a complete control over your menus.
  • License: Shareware, $10
  • Author/Publisher: Unsanity
  • Modification Date: February 1, 2007
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3 or higher - Not Compatible with Leopard

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Universal Binary File Size: 2.9 MB

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Icon MenuShade 1.1

The menubar is almost always on your screen, burning into your LCD and actually causing a permanent white streak across the top (like the old monitors)... but not only that, it also burns your eyes... so darken it a little with MenuShade.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Nullriver Software
  • Modification Date: May 10, 2006
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3 or higher

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Universal Binary File Size: 69 Kb

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icon MondoMouse 1.4.2

Move any window without clicking it, and without bringing it to the front.
Resize any window without clicking it, and without bringing it to the front.
Focus Follows Mouse: Automatically switch to whatever application the mouse hovers over.
But wait, there's more! Ever have trouble finding a window? MondoMouse identifies the window under the mouse for you via a floating text box (as seen in the screenshots above). Find just the right window from the dozens that may be open, without all that tedious mucking about with Expose!
  • License: Shareware, $15
  • Author/Publisher: Atomic Bird
  • Modification Date: February 4, 2008
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher

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Icon NotLight 1.4

A simple Spotlight front-end substitute. I wrote this because I got sick and tired of Tiger's lousy Spotlight interface. The magnifying-glass menu is a fake menu; it behaves oddly, and doesn't show all the matches. The Spotlight window looks like something from the Windows world: it works like a web browser, you can't easily navigate it with the keyboard, you have to keep pressing the "i" buttons just to learn where a file is, and so on. The Finder window requires that you jump through all sorts of hoops just to find a file by name. Worst of all, none of these front ends give you access to the real power of Spotlight: they automatically do wildcard searches, they don't let you do exact searches, they don't let you specify case-sensitivity or word-based searches, and they don't let you construct complex boolean searches with AND, OR, and NOT (or if they do, it isn't clear how).
So I wrote this substitute, in order to access the real Spotlight. You can do any kind of Spotlight search; seven search keys are built in, and you can add more, and you can even view and edit a search as text if you like. You can use wildcards or not, specify word-based, case-insensitive, and diacritic-insensitive searches, and construct complex searches with AND, OR, and NOT. A Date Assistant translates dates into Spotlights query langugae for you. Results are a simple list of filename and paths.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Matt Neuberg
  • Modification Date: August 2, 2006
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher

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Universal Binary File Size: 989 Kb

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icon OmniDazzle 1.0.1

Introducing OmniDazzle, a set of fun and useful enhancements that help you highlight certain areas of your screen, create visual effects, and track the location of your mouse pointer.
If you've ever used your computer screen to do a presentation, capture screen shots, or as a point of reference while someone looks over your shoulder...you, my friend, could have used OmniDazzle. OmniDazzle is handy for those times when you need to call attention to something on your screen ("...as you can all see, line 37 in this spreadsheet lists my proposed new salary: eleventy hojillion dollars. Any questions?"), and even helps you find your lost cursor (hey, it happens - especially when you're navigating across the four-million-pixels-and-counting landscape of a 30" Cinema Display).
OmniDazzle is designed to be both playful and practical; you can use a plug-in to professionally emphasize a section of your screen, or you can turn your mouse movement into an area of focus that trails pixie dust (or waves, or a bullseye, or...) across your desktop. You can configure each plug-in to suit your own particular preferences: change colors, make objects bigger or smaller, or change the way you activate the OmniDazzle plug-in of your choice.
  • License: Shareware, $15
  • Author/Publisher: The Omni Group
  • Modification Date: November 1, 2006
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4.6 or higher

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Universal Binary File Size: 5.4 MB

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Icon One Finger Snap 1.4.1

One Finger Snap is a Preference Pane that brings up the contextual menu whenever you click and hold down the mouse button. This means that you can do everything with a single-button mouse that you can do with a 2-button mouse. Don't throw away that 1-button mouse. Don't carry around a clunky mouse with your powerbook. Don't think that you've lost a second mouse button when you switch from that other OS. Just click and hold wherever you would normally right-click.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Old Jewel Software
  • Modification Date: August 31, 2007
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3 or higher

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Icon Popchar X 4.1.1

Tired of searching and remembering keyboard combinations for umlauts and other special characters? Want to get the most out of your fonts? Then PopChar is the right tool for you.
PopChar makes "typing" of unusual characters easy without having to remember keyboard combos.
Whenever you need a special character, PopChar is there to help. Click the little "P" box to display a table of characters. Select the desired character and it instantly appears in your document.
PopChar X supports Unicode fonts with thousands of characters available in many fonts. If a font contains Unicode characters, you can use the "U" button to see all of them, neatly arranged in the standard Unicode categories.
Web designers will especially enjoy the ability to insert HTML symbols.
  • License: Shareware, $46
  • Author/Publisher: Ergonis
  • Modification Date: November 19, 2008
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher

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icon Print Selection Service 2.0

The Print Selection Service adds a Print Selection command to the Services menu. You need to log out after installation for applications to see the new Service.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Manfred Schubert
  • Modification Date: March 24, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher - You may need to manually make the folder Library/Services due to permissions

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Icon PTHPasteboard 4.4

Welcome to PTHPasteboard 4, the best and most mature multiple pasteboard program for OS X. How often have you copied something only to find that you need it a few minutes later but you've already copied another item? PTHPasteboard watches you while you work and keeps a copy of any items that you have copied to your pasteboard.
Try out PTHPasteboard and you'll wonder how you lived without. Its a great tool that stays out of your way until you need it.
PTHPasteboard PRO adds the ability to Sync Pasteboards across multiple machines and the ability to paste through Filters for easy and powerful text manipulations.
  • License: Freeware, Pro $20
  • Author/Publisher: PTH Consulting
  • Modification Date: February 14, 2008
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher - Not Compatible with Snow Leopard

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Icon QuicKeys 3.2.3

QuicKeys X is the first automation utility specifically designed for Mac OS X. It takes the daily tasks that would normally require you five...six...twenty or more steps and turns them into simple one step shortcuts. Automate anything from launching programs, mounting servers, selecting menus, and running UNIX commands to typing text or shutting down your Classic environment. Whatever you do, however many steps, QuicKeys saves you time and increases your productivity.
  • License: Demo, $100
  • Author/Publisher: Startly Technologies, LLC
  • Modification Date: September 16, 2008
  • Requirements: Mac OS 10.4 or higher

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icon shadowClipboard 3.0.5

shadowClipboard is the clipboard manager for Mac OS X that handles multiple clipboards in a convenient, unobtrusive way. shadowClipboard gives you access to files, pages of texts, images, pdf documents and all other data you have copied a few minutes or a week ago.
  • License: Shareware, $15
  • Author/Publisher: stupidFish Programming
  • Modification Date: January 15, 2007
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher

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Universal Binary File Size: 1.6 MB

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Icon Service Manager 0.8

The Service Manager allows you to enable and disable applications' services. It also lets you change key commands and menu item organization.
* Applications you do not have write to access to (e.g. the Finder) cannot be changed.
* This preference pane makes a small change to the info.plist of applications you modify. Since the pane has not been widely tested, you may want to limit your changes to apps you have backed up.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Nicholas Jitkoff
  • Modification Date: May 12, 2003
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.1 or higher

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OS X PPC File Size: 42 Kb

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Icon Service Scrubber 1.1.5

Wouldn't the services menu be much more useful if it weren't overcrowded by services you never even thought of using? With Service Scrubber, you can:
* restructure the services menu
* change service keyboard shortcuts
* disable services
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Peter Maurer
  • Modification Date: July 7, 2008
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher

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Icon Smart Scroll 2.8.8

Smart Scroll X brings new scrolling options and enhancements to Mac OS X:
* Super Wheel - smoother, faster, more comfortable scroll wheel action. Try it!
* Grab Scroll - a "hand" tool to easily move any window's contents.
* Scroll Keys - fast and dependable scrolling, without reaching for the mouse.
* FileMaker Pro and AppleWorks live scrolling, scroll wheel support, and more.
  • License: Shareware, $19
  • Author/Publisher: Marc Moini
  • Modification Date: December 15, 2008
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher

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icon Spotinside 0.9.3

Another three pane style document manager?
Yes... No it's not.
- Supports many file types including Text, PDF, Word, Pages (i.e. All file compatible with Spotlight)
- You can see within a file without opening it
- Automatically highlights search keywords
- You can choose a target folder to search
- You can choose a smart folder as a search target
- Not cabable of editing. Use external applications to edit
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Oneriver Software
  • Modification Date: April 18, 2008
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher

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icon Spotlaser 1.3.1

Every file on your computer has name, location, date and contact information, but it's not up to you to remember all this, that's what computers are for! With hard drives getting bigger every year, more and more files are saved every day. But where did you save them? Can you get to them easily? If you're not careful in saving your files where you know you'll find them, you could have a hard time retrieving them. You may know part or all of a file's name, information that a file contains, or other related information about a file. But how do you use this information to your advantage? The in-built search functions of Finder in Mac OS X give you the capability to find files, but without the flexibility and ease you may want or need. That's where Spotlaser comes in. Spotlaser enables you to get results that are more focused and relevant to your requirements. Spotlaser is perfect for live searching or to create Smart Folders for your most common searches.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Frovil Heavy Industries
  • Modification Date: June 28, 2006
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher

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Universal Binary File Size: 1.2 MB - remove the .bz2 extension to open the disk image

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icon SteerMouse 3.9

SteerMouse supports USB and Bluetooth mice. It will even work with mice designed for Windows PCs. You can customize your mouse freely even if there is no Macintosh's driver.
SteerMouse has convenient and unique functions that are not included in Apple's mouse driver. With SteerMouse you can get the best use out of Mighty Mouse. Of course SteerMouse also supports the new wireless Mighty Mouse.
  • License: Shareware, $20
  • Author/Publisher: Plentycom Systems
  • Modification Date: March 4, 2008
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4.3 or higher

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icon Sticky Windows 2.4

Sticky Windows is an application for Mac OS X Tiger which extends the tab browsing experience to the Desktop. Sticky Windows shrinks your windows into tabs when you drag a window towards the edge of your screen. Providing you with a completely clutter-free workspace. By clicking on the tab the user can show and hide the window.
The tab can be created by dragging a window on any side of the screen (more than one screen configuration is supported too). When the mouse reaches the margin of the screen a tab will appear.
To remove a tab, simply drag it away from the screen edge. If the window is not currently visible when the tab is dismissed, the original window is re-displayed on the screen.
  • License: Shareware, $16
  • Author/Publisher: Donelleschi
  • Modification Date: November 20, 2007
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher

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Icon SwitchResX 4.1.2

SwitchRes X reproduces all functions on SwitchRes 2 on MacOS X, and does even more! Basically, it helps you manage the resolution of all your monitors. You can access to the resolutions of all your displays in a simple, customizable menu. You can most of the time enable more resolutions than what the system allows you to use, from the SwitchRes preferences panel. SwitchRes X incorporates features relative to the Monitor Resolution, Monitor BitDepth, and Video Mirroring into one single utility. You can use its menu in the Menu Bar or click on the Finder Desktop with its Contextual Menu Plugin to gain access to all these settings from within every application.
  • License: Shareware, $19
  • Author/Publisher: Stephane Madrau
  • Modification Date: March 13, 2010
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5 or higher

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icon Synergy 1.3.1

Synergy lets you easily share a single mouse and keyboard between multiple computers with different operating systems without special hardware. It's intended for users with multiple computers on their desk since each system uses its own display.

SynergyKM: The Missing GUI.
Synergy is a great tool, but it is still missing a GUI that would make it a real Mac application. So we started this project to fill that void. Our goal is to merge with the project on Sourceforge at some point.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Synergy Project
  • Modification Date: April 2, 2006
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3 or higher

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Universal Binary File Size: 921 Kb - Synergy 1.3.1

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Universal Binary File Size: 1.5 MB - SynergyKM 1.0b6 - Prefpane - March 27, 2006

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- Get Windows and Linux binaries here

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icon Teleport 1.0.1

Teleport is a simple utility to let you use one single mouse and keyboard to control several of your Macs.
Simply reach the edge of your screen, and your mouse teleports to your other Mac! The pasteboard can be synchronized, and you can even drag & drop files between your Macs.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Abyssoft
  • Modification Date: April 13, 2008
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher

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Icon TextExpander 3.0.1

TextExpander is a utility that helps you type more efficiently and more accurately. Textpander listens to what you type and inserts predefined text snippets on the fly whenever you enter their corresponding abbreviations. Here are a few examples for what you can do with TextExpander:
Insert standard greetings, text fragments, and signatures - including formatted text and pictures.
Insert the current date and time in any format you prefer.
Use editor-independent code templates and have Textpander position the cursor just where it needs to be.
Type special characters without having to launch any special characters palette.
Have TextExpander correct typos automatically.
Import text snippets from other typing utilities.
  • License: Shareware, $35
  • Author/Publisher: SmileOnMyMac
  • Modification Date: March 18, 2010
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.6 or higher

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Icon TinkerTool 5.6

TinkerTool is an application that gives you access to additional preference settings Apple has built into Mac OS X. This allows to activate hidden features in the operating system and in some of the applications delivered with the system.
The tool makes sure that preference changes can only affect the current user. You don't need administrative privileges to use the tool. With this design, it is no problem to use TinkerTool in professional networks where users have restricted permissions. The program will never change any component of the operating system, so the integrity of your system is not put at risk, and there will be no negative effect on system updates.
All preference settings changed by TinkerTool can be reset to Apple's defaults, or to the state that existed before using the tool. No dangerous background processes are used for TinkerTool's operation.
Because TinkerTool only gives you access to features already built into Mac OS X, its feature set varies greatly between different operating system versions.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Marcel Bresink
  • Modification Date: July 8, 2016
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.9 or higher

DownloadIntel File Size: 4 MB

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Icon TypeIt4Me 5.5.3

Anytime you enter text in your Mac by typing it at the keyboard, TypeIt4Me can help you do it faster and more accurately. First you define a number of abbreviations and the full text entries that they represent, then you watch the Mac expand them on the fly even as you continue typing!
  • License: Shareware, $20
  • Author/Publisher: Riccardo Ettore
  • Modification Date: May 2, 2016
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.9 or higher

DownloadIntel File Size: 942 MB

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icon Typinator 3.7

Typinator is an easy-to-use automatic text software that helps you to quickly insert phrases or pictures into any type of document.
Setup is easy: You just define an abbreviation along with its replacement text or picture.
Usage is even easier: Whenever you type one of your abbreviations in any application, Typinator inserts the corresponding replacement.
  • License: Shareware, $29
  • Author/Publisher: Ergonis
  • Modification Date: January 12, 2010
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher

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icon Ukelele 3.0.5

Ukelele is a Unicode Keyboard Layout Editor for Mac OS X versions 10.2 and later. Ukelele aims to simplify keyboard layout editing by providing a graphical interface to .keylayout files, where the desired characters can simply be dragged onto keys as needed. (The Character Palette, available in the Input menu if it has been enabled in System Preferences, is a great place to find the characters.)
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: John Brownie
  • Modification Date: August 8, 2016
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.8 or higher

DownloadIntel File Size: 19.1 MB

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Icon VisioVoice 1.1

VisioVoice is an application that enhances access to Mac OS X for blind and vision impaired users. It adds multilingual support to Apple's excellent VoiceOver screen reader technology for a number of languages, as well as providing several other speech and vision related features to enhance access to Mac OS X. VisioVoice comes bundled with Infovox iVox, which provides the best voices ever on the Mac in a wide range of languages.
  • License: Demo, $185
  • Author/Publisher: AssistiveWare
  • Modification Date: October 10, 2007
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher

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Icon WindowShade X 5.0.2

WindowShade X provides an exciting and useful way of organizing your work on Mac OS X. With this handy tool, you can assign the following actions to the minimize button and a double-click on the window title:
Minimize the window to the Dock, like always;
"Windowshade" the window into a tiny strip to quickly peek below or get it out of the way;
Minimize-In-Place the window so it becomes really small so you can move
it out of the way yet still see what is going on;
Make the window transparent so you can continue working in it while seeing things under it;
Hide the application quickly;
Do nothing and ignore the action (sometimes it is quite useful as well).
These actions can be set on per-application basis so you can configure your workspace to be convenient for you.
  • License: Shareware, $15
  • Author/Publisher: Unsanity
  • Modification Date: April 29, 2010
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.6.x & Rosetta

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Icon WinSwitch 3.2.1

Apple did a superb job with its new Fast User Switching feature in Panther (Mac OS X 10.3), but for users with long names, the associated menu item is a terrible waste of precious Menu Bar real estate. WinSwitch fixes that and brings a number of other powerful features that are not available on other Panther or Tiger (Mac OS X 10.4).
Wouldn't it be nice if you could access the feature through a compact, icon-sized Menu Bar icon? WinSwitch does exactly that, closely matching the performance and style of the Apple-provided menu, but without all the bulk. In fact, it even corrects some problems with Apple's menu by eliminating certain "daemon" users which shouldn't show up in the list, and by improving the alignment of user icons in the menu. WinSwitch gives you rapid access to the Accounts preference pane, and is completely customizable, allowing you to choose from six different menu bar styles.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Wincent Colaiuta
  • Modification Date: April 3, 2006
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3 or higher

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Download OS X File Size: 1.5 MB

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icon Witch 2.0.2

Have you ever wanted to switch to a certain window - not just the application it belongs to? While you can use Expose to switch windows, doing so can be very clumsy if you're the keyboard-only type of user. And don't all of these windows look just the same when they are scaled down? Witch lets you access all of your windows by pressing a shortcut and choosing from a clearly arranged list of window titles.
  • License: Shareware, $16
  • Author/Publisher: Peter Maurer
  • Modification Date: November 3, 2008
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher

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Icon WordService 2.7

This service provides functions to convert, format or speak the currently selected text, to insert data or to show statistics of the selection within all Cocoa applications (for example TextEdit, Mail, Stickies, Notes, Fire, OmniWeb, ProjectBuilder or TeXShop) and Carbon applications supporting services.
Features: Reformat, Remove line endings/multiple spaces/quotes, Trim line beginnings/line endings/lines, Sort lines ascending/descending, Shift left/light, Initial caps of words/sentences, All caps & lowercase, Mac/Windows/Unix line endings, Rotate 13, Straight/Smart Quotes, Encode/Decode tabs, Insert date/date & time/time/contents of path, Speak native/german text, Statistics.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Devon Technologies
  • Modification Date: September 5, 2007
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.2 or higher

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icon Wraparound 1.3.1

Wraparound is an application primarily intended for users with large and/or multiple screens, which allows the mouse cursor to "wrap" around the screens. Rather than spending time and energy moving the cursor across the screen, from one side to the other, simply drag it off one edge and it immediately appears on the other side.
Wraparound can handle even the most abnormal of screen layout configurations, and even allow windows and other objects to be dragged though screen edges. And if you're worried about not being able to hit your menu bar or dock without the edge to stop the cursor, you can always turn off horizontal or vertical screen wrapping to suit your preferences. It also preserves screensavers and Expose functionality with variable sized non-wrapping areas at the corners.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Digital Cow Software
  • Modification Date: January 30, 2007
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3 or higher

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Universal Binary File Size: 204 Kb

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