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Text Editors

Office

Markdown Tools

Note-taking

Next version of massCode. A free and open source code snippets manager for developers

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AGPL-3.0

The Markdown-based note-taking app that doesn't suck.

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Journaling

🧾 Daily journaling without distraction. An easy, distraction-free way to record your thoughts, declutter your mind and keep the things you want to remember. Join the discord at https://discord.gg/uNjJzZvccr

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GPL-3.0

Ebooks

RSS

Others

IDEs

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Developer Utilities

CubicBezier Generator for macOS

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GPL-3.0

EnvPane - An OS X preference pane for environment variables

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🐢 Open terminal quickly from Finder

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Hosts file manager for OS X

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a Cocoa GUI for /etc/hosts

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GPL-3.0

Mac app that shows all system colors in light an dark mode

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n/a

📋 Inspect the system pasteboards on macOS

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MIT

It Can Calculate how many lines of code you write on Mac ; 在Mac上计算你写了多少行代码

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GPL-3.0

Adds numbered shortcuts to the output git status, and much more

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MIT

Xcode Extension for generating class diagrams from Swift code (powered by PlantUML)

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MIT

A crash log symbolicating Mac app | 一个图形化的崩溃日志符号化工具

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MIT

Use the Touch Bar on any Mac

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MIT

The unofficial WWDC app for macOS

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BSD-2-Clause

The easiest way to install and switch between multiple versions of Xcode - with a mouse click.

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MIT

macOS application to explore code snippets from the Swift and iOS community, view and edit the snippets before adding them conveniently to Xcode

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MIT

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Regular Expression Editors

API Development and Analysis

Network Analysis

Command Line Tools

A cross-platform, OpenGL terminal emulator.

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Apache-2.0

Terminal session recorder 📹

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GPL-3.0

A cd command that learns - easily navigate directories from the command line

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n/a

A community Bash framework.

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MIT

A cat(1) clone with wings.

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Apache-2.0

Colorizing cat

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MIT

A good looking terminal emulator which mimics the old cathode display...

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n/a

Control the macOS dark mode from the command-line

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MIT

💡 CLI tool to input and store your ideas without leaving the terminal

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MIT

Find files with SQL-like queries

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Apache-2.0

GitHub’s official command line tool

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MIT

Glances an Eye on your system. A top/htop alternative for GNU/Linux, BSD, Mac OS and Windows operating systems.

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htop is an interactive text-mode process viewer for Unix systems. It aims to be a better 'top'.

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GPL-2.0

Control iTunes via CLI

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MIT

JOB, make your short-term command as a long-term job. 将命令行规划成任务的工具

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n/a

Cross-platform, fast, feature-rich, GPU based terminal

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GPL-3.0

 Swiss Army Knife for macOS

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MIT

 OS X command line tools for developers – The ultimate tool to manage your Mac. It provides a huge set of command line commands that automatize the usage of your OS X system.

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MIT

Mac App Store command line interface

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MIT

A Terminal Client for MySQL with AutoCompletion and Syntax Highlighting.

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A new type of shell

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MIT

Command-line tool that instantly fetches Stack Overflow results when an exception is thrown

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ripgrep recursively searches directories for a regex pattern while respecting your gitignore

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n/a

Git-integrated backup tool for macOS and Linux devs.

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A code-searching tool similar to ack, but faster.

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Apache-2.0

A Zsh prompt for Astronauts

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MIT

A terminal for a more modern age

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MIT

Tasks, boards & notes for the command-line habitat

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MIT

Execute SQL against structured text like CSV or TSV

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MIT

Magnificent app which corrects your previous console command.

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MIT

tmux source code

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n/a

Manage complex tmux sessions easily

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MIT

Move files and directories to the trash

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MIT

The best command-line tool to install and switch between multiple versions of Xcode.

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MIT

🚀 Bring your favorite shell wherever you go through the ssh.

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BSD-2-Clause

ack

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ndm

npm straight from the couch. ![Open-Source Software][OSS Icon] ![Freeware][Freeware Icon]

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Frameworks For Hybrid Applications

Create a good-looking DMG for your macOS app in seconds

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MIT

Desktop runtime for apps built on web technologies, using the system's own web browser engine

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MIT

A framework for building native apps with React.

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n/a

[deprecated in favor of https://microsoft.github.io/react-native-windows/] React Native for macOS is an experimental fork for writing desktop apps using Cocoa

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MIT

Version Control

Virtualization

Databases

🚀🚀🚀A faster, better and more stable redis desktop manager [GUI client], compatible with Linux, Windows, Mac. What's more, it won't crash when loading massive keys.

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MIT

Simple SQL Client for lightweight data analysis.

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MIT

ChromeMyAdmin provides you the administration GUI of MySQL server. It is like phpMyAdmin, Sequel Pro.

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Apache-2.0

Core Data Editor lets you easily view, edit and analyze applications‘ data. Core Data Editor is compatible with Mac and iOS applications and supports XML, SQLite and binary stores, visualizes all relationships and is able to edit the data and generate Objective-C code for the data model.

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BSD-3-Clause

A redis client application on mac, windows and linux.

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MIT

MySQL/MariaDB database management for macOS

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n/a

redis-pro redis 桌面管理工具

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n/a

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Design Tools

macOS app to capture your screen as a layered PSD file

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MIT

🎨 The macOS color picker as an app with more features

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MIT

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Prototyping and Mind-Mapping Tools

Screencapturing Software

Powerful yet simple to use screenshot software

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GPL-3.0

KeyCastr, an open-source keystroke visualizer

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BSD-3-Clause

Simple screen and microphone audio recorder for Mac

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n/a

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Other Tools

macOS app which assembles and disassembles animated png files

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n/a

TinyPNG client for Mac

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8m
MIT

A simple & beautiful tool for pictures uploading built by vue-cli-electron-builder

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MIT

📤uPic is a native, powerful, beautiful and simple picture and file upload tool for macOS.

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Apache-2.0

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Collaboration and Team Tools

Elegant Facebook Messenger desktop app

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MIT

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Electron based, multi-protocol wrapper for web-based chat. One application, 23 messenger services. ![Freeware][Freeware Icon]

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Email Clients

File Sharing

Data Recovery Tools

Audio and Video Tools

BlackHole is a modern macOS virtual audio driver that allows applications to pass audio to other applications with zero additional latency.

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GPL-3.0

Carol is a minimal and beautiful lyrics app for macOS built with SwiftUI

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GPL-3.0

🌈 Convert videos to high-quality GIFs on your Mac

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MIT

The swiss army knife of lossless video/audio editing

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GPL-2.0

🎶 Ultimate lyrics app for macOS.

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MPL-2.0

A macOS GUI front-end for the youtube-dl video downloader

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n/a

A minimal, beautifully designed music player for OS X.

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Spotify and iTunes in your menu bar

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MIT

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- A private YouTube client for Windows, MacOS and Linux.

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Audio Record and Process