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There are thousands of software applications available for your Mac, from Apple, from third-party developers, and from shareware and freeware developers. We'll help you pick the best applications for your needs and budget, as well as help you get more out of using them.
  1. Apple Consumer Software (57)
  2. Backup Software (6)
  3. Educational Software (7)
  4. Image Editing Software (9)
  5. System Utilities (11)
  6. Graphics Software (12)
  7. Office Software (9)
  8. Audio and Video Software (7)
  9. Web Browsers (11)
  10. Tom's Mac Software Picks (9)

Tom's Mac Software Picks 2014
A collection of the best new and updated Mac apps in 2014.

Tom's Mac Software Picks 2013
Tom's Mac Software Picks 2013 is a collection of the best Mac apps I've come across this calendar year.

Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac Review
We tested Parallels Desktop 7 to see how well it performs, tried out its new features, and even tested a game or two to see if the new graphics capabilities add real zip. (They do.)

Tom’s Mac Software Picks
Each week, I pick a software application that meets our goals for quality Mac software with extraordinary value. I ll be looking at software from every category, including utilities, games, productivity, development, education, graphics, and multimedia, and then highlighting the best one I discover each week. If you have any suggestions, stop...

Adobe Bridge CS5 Review
Adobe Bridge CS5 Review: Adobe Bridge CS5 is a file manager and asset organizer that can make managing large projects easier. It's designed primarily to work with all of the applications included in Adobe's Creative Suite, but you can use it for asset management in just about any application you may have.

Mac Must-Have Applications - About Guides Share Their Favorite Mac Applications
Many of the Guides here at About use Macs to get their work done. In some cases, the Mac is their preferred computing platform; in others, they cover topics that require using multiple OSes, including Mac OS X. Either way, About Guides need to keep their Macs loaded with the applications they use most or just enjoy having around.

The 10 Applications I Always Install on My Macs
Whenever a new Mac shows up here, or for that matter, whenever I reconfigure a Mac or install a new OS, one of the first things I do is install this base group of 10 applications.

Ricochet Infinity
Ricochet Infinity provides hours of arcade-style entertainment with over 200 levels of play. Even when you complete the game, Ricochet Infinity offers replay value, through changing skill levels, creating your own levels, or downloading new levels created by other players.

Tom’s Budget Software Picks
Each week I pick a software application that meets our goals for quality software with extraordinary value. I’ll be looking at software from every category, including utilities, games, productivity, development, education, graphics, and multimedia, and then highlighting the best one I discover each week. If you have any suggestions, feel free to...

MacJournal 5
Mariner Software's MacJournal 5 may be the best journal, diary, and blogging front end for the Mac. Focus on Macs found so much to like about MacJournal 5 that it earned a four-star rating.

Review: Sandvox Training Course
Review of Sandvox Training Course: Karelia Software, makers of Sandvox, a popular web site design application for the Mac that received a thumbs-up in my weekly software picks, created a video training system to help users get the most out of Sandvox.

Elgato EyeConnect UPnP Streaming Software for the Mac
EyeConnect Review: The Elgato EyeConnect is a UPnP (Universal Plug ‘n’ Play) streaming server that runs on a Mac and is capable of streaming video, audio, and images to an HDTV via any UPnP or DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) compliant device, such as a Blu-ray player that can stream Internet content.

Elgato EyeTV 250 Plus for the Mac

Roxio Toast 10 Titanium

Roxio Easy VHS to DVD for Mac Review

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