Programs on MacBook?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by laughingbabe16, Jun 9, 2006.

  1. laughingbabe16 macrumors member

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    I was just wondering if yall could tell me what programs come already installed on the new MacBooks.

    Thanks!
     
  2. jsw Moderator emeritus

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    Software included:
    • Mac OS X v10.4 Tiger
      includes Spotlight, Dashboard, Mail, iChat AV, Safari, Address Book, QuickTime, iCal, DVD Player, Xcode Developer Tools​
    • iLife ’06
      includes iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie HD, iDVD, iWeb, GarageBand​
    • Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Test Drive
    • iWork (30-day trial)
    • Big Bang Board Games
    • Comic Life
    • Omni Outliner
    • Apple Hardware Test
    • Front Row
     
  3. steelphantom macrumors 6502a

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    Well, basically, there's a lot. :D

    iLife '06: iMovie, iWeb, iTunes, iDVD, iPhoto, and Garageband
    Safari: web browser
    Photo Booth: Little app that lets you add crazy effects to the photos you take with the built-in iSight camera
    Front Row: Media center app that allows you to play movies, watch photos, and listen to music using the included remote

    Check out http://www.apple.com/macosx/ for more software that's included with every new Mac.
     
  4. medea macrumors 68030

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  5. Fisheke macrumors member

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    Don't forget

    Don't forget grapher.. it was a plesant surprise for me when i was looging around the program folder (i have to plot and take screens of mathematical functions quite often).
     
  6. Deepdale macrumors 68000

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    They eliminated the WorldBook encyclopedia that used to be bundled with the iBooks. If MS Word is purchased after the 30-day trial, it there a major jump in the price?
     
  7. netdog macrumors 603

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    Don't forget the app for making Dashboard Widget apps.

    A MacBook exclusive :p
     
  8. sunfast macrumors 68020

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    What app is that? And where on my MB do I find it?
     
  9. netdog macrumors 603

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    It's called Dashcode
     
  10. MacBook'06 macrumors member

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    It also comes with Quicken 2006
    by the way i couldnt find my version of Dashcode, i have installed developer tools and its not where it should be!:confused:
     
  11. skubish macrumors 68030

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    I believe MS Office is the same if you buy it before the 30day trial is up or not.
     
  12. ImNoSuperMan macrumors 65816

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    It definitely has a clock. Damn sure bout it. Also another poster already told you bout Calculator. REally cool apps.

    Also there are a few dull, uninteresting apps thrown in which jsw and steelphantom have already covered in earlier posts.

    OK no more kidding. Dont worry bout what it comes with. There are a lot of apps and there will be no point in just telling you the names of these softwares. You`ll get to know bout them only when you have the MB in your hands and start using these apps.
     
  13. Eduardo1971 macrumors 65816

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    Err, umm, how do I uninstall these factory-installed programs. Anyone have a suggestion that won't leave orphan files lying about my Macbook's harddrive?
    Cheers!:)
     
  14. portent macrumors 6502a

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    For the most part, if you never launch them, they won't ever create a preference file or anything. Just go ahead and Trash them first.

    And most of the time, the orphan files don't take up any significant space. It's not like they go around asking, "Please sir, I'd like some more." If you worry about a few dozen 20K files on your 80-gig disk, you should seek counseling for obsessive-compulsive disorder. :)
     
  15. Artful Dodger macrumors 68020

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    Hello, one way to do this, the way I like to, is I do a custom install on my Mac when I first get it. For me this is the best/easiest way to have "only" what I want on my HDD. For example I don't install any language other than English on it to save room as well as only the drivers of the brand printer I'm using (not even that as of late). Next you can choose only the programs you want. But if you don't want to go through this hassle then just delete what you don't want (program wise) and use spotlight to find the rest of it's files.
    The best way is some people around here use a program that helps remove "unwanted items" without removing to much. Sorry I don't remember the name of it, since I don't use it, but someone surely knows. I think madjew here at MR would know the name off hand but I'm not sure.
    I hope that helps out some and that someone can give you that name of the program I'm thinking of.
     
  16. mcarnes macrumors 68000

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    I also do a clean custom install as described above. Works great. Just keep what you want.
     
  17. mad jew Moderator emeritus

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    Do you mean Monolingual to get rid of excess language files, or AppZapper to more thoroughly uninstall apps? :)
     
  18. FleurDuMal macrumors 68000

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    Pfft. Pretty crappy line up there then. With Windows you get really cool things like Calculator, Solitaire, Paint. Plus you get some animated dog to help you with searching for things that somehow manages to slow your new £1500 PC down to a halt :rolleyes:
     
  19. Artful Dodger macrumors 68020

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    Thanks mad jew, I mean AppZapper for the apps., as for the language part I just install English using the custom install. I've never looked for a program to remove any excess languages before because of that. Again this past time with my iMac, I didn't install any drivers as I figure my printer/scanner came with install discs or I will download the ones I need (to save space).
     

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