Essential Programs/Webservices for New Macbook

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by WMBenham, Jul 31, 2010.

  1. WMBenham macrumors newbie

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    I was wondering if you guys had any essential programs to put on my MBP since it just got here and I was going through the update process. I've already installed:
    -Quicksilver
    -VLC
    -Perian
    -Plex
    -Dropbox

    Any other recommendations appreciated especially if its freeware!
     
  2. spinnerlys Guest

    spinnerlys

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    Links to Software Recommendation Threads

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    Also have a look at the following links, as the information presented there might be helpful in your future endeavours into Mac OS X and could clear up initial confusion and may even prevent harm to your system or your files.

    Mac OS X Basics

    Switch 101 - guide with articles made by Apple on how to accustom yourself, after you switched to Mac OS X from Windows​

    Mac 101 - How to get started with Mac OS X​

    Find out how - tutorial videos made by Apple on how to do certain thing in Mac OS X​

    Pro tips - tips made available by Apple for easier ways of doing certain tasks​

    Mac OS X Keyboard Shortcuts - Learn about common Mac OS X keyboard shortcuts.​

    Mac OS X Beginner's Guide by MacRumors - learn about software, media players, shortcuts and some useful tips, tricks and hints​

    Mac Guides - tutorials, product guides and more​

    MRoogle - a very effective tool to search these fora using Google and made available by edesignuk, introductory threads: 1, 2 and 3

     

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