Any Cool Apps/Tricks for Mac?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by iMacBoy, Dec 26, 2009.

  1. iMacBoy macrumors 6502

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    Hey guys anyone got some cool apps i should download for my mac or know any tips or tricks i should know :D
    (as i only got it today)

    Thankss :D
     
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    Welcome to Mac ownership and welcome to MacRumors:Forums! You'll find a lot of information both here and on the web. Here are a few resources that may be helpful:

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  3. iMacBoy thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Wow Thanks for your time posting that mate.

    Ill check them all out now! :D

    Thanks again.
     
  4. newdeal macrumors 68020

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    I love the app better touch tool for mouse gestures. Also lux deluxe is a cool o online rissk type game. Tinker tool is a good app for adjusting some hidden osx settings. Perian is good it's a package of QuickTime codecs. Flip4mac is a plugin for QuickTime to play wmv files. App delete is a nice utilty for deleting apps a bit more completely than osx does (deletes preferance files as well. Perian ntfs is a nice program that allows your mac to read and write to ntfs partitions which helps if you are sharing files between windows and mac. Vlc is a nice music player. Handbrake is good for video transcoding. Transmission is a nice torrent program. Frostwire is a very nice p2p program that also handles torrent files. And of course it's always a good idea to have either iWork or office for productivity type tasks
     
  5. newdeal macrumors 68020

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    Sorry vlc is a video player not music (it may play music too I really don't know)
     
  6. Forsaken macrumors regular

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    It'll play anything, actually.
     

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