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elec999
01-24-2007, 09:35 PM
Could you guys post the mac apps you couldnt live without. I prefer free ones too.
Thanks

illmatik
01-24-2007, 10:02 PM
On my temporary couch surfer powerbook g4, I cant live without firefox, remote desktop, and azureus (i know these are pc available).. when I'm messing with audio and beats, I love being able to load Bias Peak to trim samples

elec999
01-24-2007, 10:12 PM
On my temporary couch surfer powerbook g4, I cant live without firefox, remote desktop, and azureus (i know these are pc available).. when I'm messing with audio and beats, I love being able to load Bias Peak to trim samples
I know Azureus on the pc hogs alot of memory. Is it the same case for the mac.
Thanks

afireinside
01-25-2007, 12:25 PM
firefox (safari sucks hard)
quickimage (OS X image viewer sucks)
meteorologist (need to see how cold it is outside!)
admin (best im client)

couppi
01-25-2007, 01:24 PM
Quicksilver (http://quicksilver.blacktree.com/)

eddieate
01-25-2007, 02:53 PM
Firefox
VLC (http://www.videolan.org/vlc/)
Realplayer (not as evil as you might think)
Azureus
MSN Messenger
Activity Monitor
iTunes
smcFanControl (http://81.169.182.62/~eidac/software/page5/page5.html)
Alarm Clock (http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/20597)
Flip4Mac (http://www.flip4mac.com/wmv.htm)
Onyx (http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/11582)
Stuffit Expander (http://www.stuffit.com/mac/expander/)
MS Word.

Think that's about it...
Ed.

|EDIT|

I know Azureus on the pc hogs alot of memory. Is it the same case for the mac.
Thanks
As of today the new version claims Azureus has "Less memory footprint.
Most notably, torrent piece information is now removed from memory when not used."
Right now its using 99mb.
Ed.

Vapor
01-25-2007, 03:13 PM
iTunes (privately shared library on my network from my desktop....great built in functionality)
VLC
Mail
iCal
Adium
Camino (browsing)
Shiira (alternate browser for some weird pages)
Photoshop CS3b
xTorrent (though they want me to pay now I think....must be out of beta, so I'll probably switch to Azureus)
Safari (for Rhapsody online....crashes a lot regardless of browser, so I isolate it)
Excel
Preview
Word
Dashboard
Remote Desktop (only every so often, usually access to files is all I need and I have that with shared folders)

Quicksilver looks sweet

elec999
01-25-2007, 05:00 PM
From Where can I get Activity Monitor, is it free.
Thanks

eddieate
01-25-2007, 05:13 PM
Activity monitor is part of OSX it's in the 'Utilities' folder in Applications. ;)
Ed.

the_new_guy
01-26-2007, 12:11 AM
transmit
transmission
applejack
xpad
mail
adium
voicecandy
writeroom

[XC] mysticmerlin
01-30-2007, 09:17 PM
BOINC 4.9.x and WCG so my Mac's can make a difference :woot:

runninkyle17
02-03-2007, 06:41 PM
azureus
firefox
parallels

Quicksilver and Onyx look interesting, I will have to give them a try.

nn_step
02-03-2007, 06:58 PM
Parallels

Xeon3D
02-16-2007, 03:46 PM
Parallels
True, oh so true.

Adding to that:

AdiumX
SerialBox :slapass:
Firefox
Opera
QuickSilver
Virtue
StuffIt
The Unarchiver
VLC
Salling Clicker (The only software I bought (even tho it was crackable until now excluding OEM OS's that came with the pc's I used to buy a few years ago).

and a few others I can't quite remember now.

dinos22
02-16-2007, 03:59 PM
i would kill for this software on a PC....(and no there is nothing really like it :( on PC platform)

http://www.apple.com/ilife/garageband/

http://images.apple.com/ilife/garageband/images/indexoverview20060111.jpg

Rutz
02-16-2007, 11:29 PM
Camino/Safari
Mail
MSN Messenger/Adium
Skype
iTunes
VLC
Transmit
Transmission
Stuffit Expander
ImageWell

Thegreenman
02-18-2007, 07:32 AM
Safari/Firefox. Toast 7/8. Photoshop. Illustrator. OnyX. ffmpegX. iclip. RAR Expander.

eddieate
02-18-2007, 08:21 AM
i would kill for this software on a PC....(and no there is nothing really like it :( on PC platform)

http://www.apple.com/ilife/garageband/


Try Cubase SX3 or Protools :thumbsup:

apt403
02-20-2007, 05:00 AM
Camino (firefox on mac crack)
GIMP
HandBrake
Darwine (wine for mac, run windows apps on a mac)
QEMU
Audacity
iCursor
Aquamacs Emacs
VLC

szukalski
02-21-2007, 06:14 PM
Most of the ones listed here.

Plus:

Chicken of the VNC
Darwin Ports (yes, very much yes)

ugp
02-23-2007, 05:48 PM
Parallels Desktop
Firefox
Azureus
AdiumX
iTunes
Max (CD Ripper)
Handbrake (Best DVD Encoder out there period)
Toast 8
OnyX (Good Optimization program)
Xbench
MP3 Rage (Renaming and Organizing my MP3s)
Photoshop
Downsize (Image Resizer)
AppZapper (Application remover)
StuffIt Expander

Those are my favorite to use anyway.

theelectic
02-23-2007, 06:00 PM
Notebook (http://www.circusponies.com/store/index.php?main_page=notebook&sub=organize)
BBEdit - even though it's horribly bloated now I've been using it for 10+ years and can't switch

ugp
02-25-2007, 03:32 PM
QuickSilver

I must add it. I finally used it and I love it. Works great.