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Awesome macOS

 A curated list of awesome applications, softwares, tools and shiny things for macOS.

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Last Update: Aug. 7, 2022, 6 p.m.

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Audio

Backup

Chat Clients

Data Recovery

Developers

Hosts file manager for OS X

3.42K
252
2y 5m
n/a

Open source github contribution stats on your Mac OS X Menu Bar

343
21
4y 10m
MIT

a Cocoa GUI for /etc/hosts

1.58K
129
1y 10m
GPL-3.0

Easily import, modify, and export icons (for Xcode and more)

91
7
61d
n/a

The debug application for Apple Push Notification Service (APNs).

5.13K
427
2y 95d
MIT

A macOS app that helps you manage dependency releases in your Podfile.

525
29
3y 4m
MIT

OS X and iOS application and framework to play with the Apple Push Notification service (APNs)

6.2K
685
4y 6m
BSD-2-Clause

Swift Logging Utility for Xcode & Google Docs

777
89
4y 106d
MIT

MySQL/MariaDB database management for macOS

4.81K
185
17d
n/a

Use the Touch Bar on any Mac

1.69K
84
6m
MIT

The unofficial WWDC app for macOS

8.23K
737
11m
BSD-2-Clause

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

3.47K
131
11d
MIT

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E-Book Utilities

Editors

Email Utilities

Finder

Games

Graphics

News Readers

Productivity

A tool for tagging files and archiving tasks.

234
20
10d
n/a

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Sharing Files

⬆ A simple Mac app designed to make uploading images and screenshots to Imgur quick and effortless.

946
102
4y 4m
GPL-3.0

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Terminal

Utilities

OS X menubar status indicator

5.72K
169
102d
EPL-1.0

macOS app which assembles and disassembles animated png files

260
24
2y 8m
n/a

🌎 18th century Arts for everyone

152
7
3y 5m
LGPL-3.0

Mac Media Keys for the Masses

2.78K
296
1y 88d
n/a

Put the output from any script or program into your macOS Menu Bar (the BitBar reboot)

16.23K
639
56d
MIT

Get rid of text formatting in the clipboard

15
0
3y 7m
n/a

Easily disable or enable a monitor on your Mac.

1.31K
144
4y 6m
n/a

Hide menu bar icons on macOS

6.38K
212
1y 77d
MPL-2.0

Tailor your macOS Mojave experience

1.11K
44
75d
n/a

A floating browser window for OS X

3.61K
245
6m
MIT

A macOS input source switcher with user-defined shortcuts.

1.13K
82
7m
MIT

Prevents your Mac from going to sleep.

4.63K
197
30d
MIT

Keep your application settings in sync (OS X/Linux)

12.19K
886
8d
GPL-3.0

A macOS app for convenient access to the system color panel

166
12
6y 46d
MIT

Easily set Mac Retina display to higher unsupported resolutions

3.62K
308
5y 10m
n/a

Managing windows size and position in OSX

5.43K
361
2y 61d
n/a

Add a global delay to Command-Q to stop accidental app quits.

1.05K
47
1y 7m
GPL-2.0

Wineskin

932
75
7m
LGPL-2.1

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Video

Window Management

Others

Apple TV Aerial Screensaver for Mac

20.11K
1.03K
21d
MIT

Make your battery information a bit more interesting.

713
42
29d
n/a

A minimal, beautifully designed music player for OS X.

930
134
7y 89d
n/a

Command Line Utilities

Use your macOS terminal shell to do awesome things.

26K
1.5K
11m
n/a

 Swiss Army Knife for macOS

9.05K
318
7m
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.

8.26K
342
42d
MIT

Mac App Store command line interface

9.1K
237
34d
MIT

macOS Utilities

Security

Link-Layer MAC spoofing GUI for macOS

1.03K
68
105d
MIT

 Change your mac address, for macOS

93
177
6y 45d
n/a

Mac Intrusion Detection Analysis System

835
159
6y 10m
n/a

Guide to securing and improving privacy on macOS

19.41K
1.39K
4m
MIT

A forensic evidence collection & analysis toolkit for OS X

1.83K
250
3y 51d
n/a

A binary authorization system for macOS

3.88K
273
5d
Apache-2.0

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Miscellaneous

IRC channels

MacRumors

Reddit