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Utilities & Tools (1600 programs)

  1. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Very easy to use. Slick simple interface. Converts on the fly.
    CONS: Consumes a lot of CPU and other resources. Conversions formats are limited. Very few customisation options.
  2. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Customize your keyboard and mouse's settings. Syncs with all Logitech devices. Battery status and alerts for wireless peripherals. Includes cloud storage for devices.
    CONS: Hard to remove synced devices.
  3. PROS: Can recover files without your device. Shows file previews. Intuitive user interface. Can fix your iOS.
    CONS: No recovery option for trial version. No preview for text files. Need a Mac computer. Some recovered files won’t be intact.
  4. License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Features Adobe Photoshop Elements, Sonicfire Pro, SoundSoap and FotoMagico. Optimized for burning HD and BluRay. Burning is straightforward. Produces highly professional results. Support for TiVO recording. Data recovery feature.
    CONS: Separate components take time to learn. Inter-compatibility with older versions.
  5. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Easy to take screenshots. Pin Windows above other apps. Share instantly.
    CONS: No editing features.
  6. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Easy to use. Extracts from a wide range of formats. Protect archives with passwords. Integration with context menu.
    CONS: No previews of files possible. Context menu access only works in OS X.
  7. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Canvas view. Takes snap or camshot. Post and share to Skitch account.
    CONS: Limited number of tools.
  8. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Easy to use interface. Runs in the background. Instantly alerts users to any detected problems. Compatible with both SSD and HHD drives.
    CONS: Drive scans can slow down computer performance. No advanced drive repair tools. Failure warnings can be inaccurate at times. Application can affect performance somewhat.
  9. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Scans drive very quickly. Can prevent impending hard drive failures. Instantly indicates whether drive has passed or failed.
    CONS: Readings are hard to interpret.
  10. PROS: Most major file types are supported. Even large amounts of data can be quickly recovered. A streamlined dashboard is perfect for novice users. A deep data search can find files that would otherwise remain hidden.
    CONS: Data within some files might only be recovered in fragments. Some external hard drives may not be recognized. This program requires a good deal of system memory. There is no guarantee that corrupted data files can be subsequently opened.
  11. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Gives you far more control over your Magic Mouse. Slick interface. All changes and tweaks made in real-time.
    CONS: You may have trouble performing all gestures.
  12. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  13. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Automatic click of any mouse button repeatedly. Can start/stop with a single click on the system-wide or global keyboard shortcut. Highly configurable. Functional and easy to use.
    CONS: Need to buy another copy if you ever reinstall your OS or change PCs. Sometimes invalidates your key for system changes.
  14. License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Plug-and-play operation. Wide hardware support. Seamless integration with apps and services.
    CONS: Some unsupported models and devices.
  15. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Makes accessing folders in Terminal easier. Lightweight and discreet.
    CONS: Only helpful for those that use Terminal a lot.
  16. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Apple Maps. iBooks. Tabbed Finder. Support for Multiple Desktops. Improved iCloud integration.
    CONS: May create incompatiblity problems with apps. New features mainly taken from iOS.
  17. PROS: Comparable to more well-known screen capture packages. The additional ability to record videos as well as to save standard images.
    CONS: As opposed to more streamlined plug-ins the file size is 49 megabytes. High-definition videos may not render properly upon playback and not all codecs are supported.
  18. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Allows you to modify many aspects of MKV files. Simple interface.
    CONS: No user guide.
  19. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Slick easy to use interface. Recovers to a wide range of external drives. Creates a bootup disk if needed. Recovers partially functioning drives.
    CONS: May not recover all data in full.
  20. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Tasteful and discreet. Monitors absolutely everything. Elegant control panel makes it easy to activate monitoring.
    CONS: Makes Menu Bar a bit cluttered. Some of the info isn't much use for most users.

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