If you are looking for recommended Mac software, or recommended free Mac software, see any of the following MacRumors threads, listed in chronological order. See also the List of Mac Software in the MacRumors Guides. What cool little OS X apps do you use? (Jan 2004) Essential web-dev tools, tips and sites for Mac (Apr 2004) Your Favorite Freeware/Shareware application (Jul 2004) What are some good, free online games for the mac? (Aug 2004) Free cd burning application? (Aug 2005) List of Free & Open Source Apps - please add! (Aug 2005) Free games for mac (Sep 2005) Free Games? (Nov 2005) Free Image Viewer (Nov 2005) Best Free C++ Compiler? (Feb 2006) Free Text Editors (Feb 2006) Best Free Mac Apps! (Apr 2006) Best free photo editor? (May 2006) Free ftp software (May 2006) Your favorite free apps! (Jun 2006) free image editor?? (Jun 2006) Torrent Client (Sep 2006) Good FTP program (Sep 2006) What is your favorite app? (Sep 2006) Free image editing software? (Sep 2006) What P2p Music Download App Do U Use? (Oct 2006) Any free image editing software? (Mar 2007) Good, free, downloadable games? (Apr 2007) Essential Mac software? (Apr 2007) HTML color coded text editor application (May 2007) What [Digital Audio] Software Do You Use? (Aug 2007) The Ongoing Bittorrent Client Thread...(Azureus, Transmission, µTorrent, oh my!) (Dec 2007) Free image editor like photoshop? (Feb 2008) Looking for FTP app... free (Mar 2008) Easy to use, free web designing app.... (Apr 2008) free vector animator (May 2008) Free Painting Program? (May 2008) 3d text app? (May 2008) Alternative for photoshop (Dec 2008) Which FTP APP for OSX? (Mar 2009) What is the best RSS reader for OS X (May 2009) Free photo editor? (Mar 2010) your top 5 of macbook pro apps (Jun 2011) Recommended free/cheap Photoshop alternative? (Aug 2011) Paint for mac? Need to make graphs... (Sep 2011) Mac hard drive test software - creating the definitive list (Feb 2013) Five Essential Apps for Your Mac (Jan 2018) If you know of another MacRumors thread to add to this list please let us know. If you know of a page at another website where Mac software is recommended, post a link to it in this thread. DO NOT use this thread to recommend particular software applications or ask about software. This thread is for locating recommendations, not for requesting or making recommendations.