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Utilities & Tools (1603 programs)

  1. WinRAR

    6.11
    • 2.7
    • (67 votes)

    Popular compression software for macOS

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Lets users compress and backup files, Option to encrypt sensitive data, Works well on all types of files
    CONS: Doesn’t have a user interface
  2. Auto Clicker

    1.0
    • 2.4
    • (193 votes)

    Free trial automatic clicking software

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Cross-platform, Sound preferences, Tutorials are available, Large list of mouse and key settings
    CONS: Overcrowded user interface, Complicated setup for simple actions, Requires control over your keystrokes
  3. Free Mac Data Recovery

    4.5.0.520
    • 4.7
    • (2263 votes)

    A great free utility tool for recovering data on Mac

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Free but efficient, Easy to use, Can recover different file types, Has wizard mode for beginners
    CONS: Limited functions
  4. Android File Transfer

    1.0
    • 2.4
    • (107 votes)

    Software to Transfer Files Between Mac and Android Devices

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Chromebook computers are also supported by Android File Transfer., A total file size of 2.8 megabytes will not negatively impact most operating systems.
    CONS: There is currently no way to transfer files via a wireless connection., Files larger than 4 gigabytes (such as an entire HD film) cannot be transferred.
  5. The Unarchiver

    4.3.5
    • 3.7
    • (720 votes)

    Open Archived Files in Seconds

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Straightforward installation, Supports a wide variety of archive file formats, Free to use, Opens your archive files fast
    CONS: Sometimes cannot open two files at once, Slightly lackluster interface
  6. CheatSheet

    1.2
    • 3.9
    • (267 votes)

    Free keyboard shortcut utility

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Has options in executing the shortcuts, Helps users memorize commands in the long run, Reduces time with quick use
    CONS: Doesn't work for all apps
  7. Mac App Store

    10.15
    • 3.6
    • (576 votes)

    Apple's dedicated Mac App Store

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Integrated with OS X, Brings iPhones style application downloads to Mac, Very fast installations
    CONS: Sometimes screenshots are limited, No staff reviews
  8. Caffeine

    1.1.3
    • 4
    • (237 votes)

    Free sleep prevention Mac application

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Lightweight, Intuitive to use, Attractive design, Access energy settings promptly, Doesn’t require a lot of running power
    CONS: Not available for iPhone and iPad
  9. SHAREit

    0.9.0
    • 4.1
    • (437 votes)

    Free file sharing platform

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Quick speeds, Gaming center, Video streaming, Online and offline file sharing
    CONS: Not verified as safe, Cluttered user interface
  10. UnRarX

    2.2
    • 3.2
    • (938 votes)

    Free file extraction tool

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Lightweight, Malware detector, Automatic updater, User-friendly user interface, Drag-and-drop functionality
    CONS: Inconsistent updates, Doesn't construct RAR files due to the inability of the Mac OS
  11. iMouseTrick

    1.1
    • 2.7
    • (232 votes)

    Free Programme for Mac Users

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Free to download and use, Very easy to use
    CONS: Only suitable for Mac users, Rather Limited in its scope
  12. Mac OS X El Capitan

    10.11.6
    • 3.6
    • (424 votes)

    Yosemite just got bigger

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Better performance, Free download, Encourages multitasking, Improved user experience
    CONS: Not a revolution
  13. AppCleaner

    3.6.4
    • 3.7
    • (874 votes)

    Free popular uninstaller for Mac applications

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Safe, Easy to use, Lightweight, Saves space, Advertisement free, Simple user interface
    CONS: Does not give you a privacy policy
  14. iTools

    2.9.2
    • 2.7
    • (264 votes)

    A free iTunes alternative for Mac OS

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Features a user-friendly interface, Useful in creating backup files, Offers various advanced functions
    CONS: Installation process can seem complicated
  15. OmniDiskSweeper

    1.13
    • 3.7
    • (239 votes)

    Free application that scans drives

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Safe, Easy to use, Lightweight, Lightweight Clean user interface, Deeply scans Mac system
    CONS: Not an official version for PC, Does not feature preview window
  16. BlueStacks App Player

    4.270.1.2803
    • 3.4
    • (13249 votes)

    A free Android emulator to play games

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Easily run Androids on your computer, Runs most games and apps, Easy to install, Intuitive interface
    CONS: Has some bugs
  17. Apple Configurator 2

    2.8.2
    • 5
    • (2 votes)

    This app is the only one that lets you customize your Mac

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  18. Clipy

    1.1.3
    • 4.2
    • (88 votes)

    A Simple Clipboard Extension that Can Come in Extremely Handy

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: The clipboard is easy to access, Can select between 20-100 clips
    CONS: Doesn’t copy images sound snippets etc, macOS Mavericks support dropped officially, requires macOS Sierra or later
  19. PhotoRec

    Varies with device
    • 2.3
    • (18 votes)

    Free, simple photo retrieval with PhotoRec

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Restores most devices, Works on many file formats not just images
    CONS: Recovers many files but not all, Slightly complicated user instructions
  20. Andy OS

    0.43
    • 2.1
    • (146 votes)

    Experience the magic of Android on your Mac!

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Offers the full Android interface, Lets you use your phone as a remote control, Supports push notifications, Customizable, App syncs with your mobile device
    CONS: We experienced some glitches, Doesn't preload with Android KitKat

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