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Mac (9485 programs)

  1. VLC media player

    3.0.17.3
    • 4
    • (5231 votes)

    Free cross-platform multimedia player

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Free to use, Plays almost any video and audio file format, Useful hotkey functionality, Plays BluRay and DVDs and ignores region codes, Lightweight and fast, Features a host of advanced functions, Converts YouTube files into MP3
    CONS: Basic interface that is not visually appealing or user-friendly, Advanced functionality is difficult to discover, Overly complicated menu items and workflows, Reports of vulnerabilities, Limited online documentation, Users need patience to navigate advanced workflows
  2. Netflix

    13.20.0
    • 4
    • (1774 votes)

    Watch your favorite TV shows anytime, anywhere

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Huge selection of titles, Easy-to-use interface, Personalized content, Exclusive content options
    CONS: Needs stable connection, Region-specific restrictions
  3. Roblox

    2.449
    • 4.6
    • (75 votes)

    Build virtual worlds in this game

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Versatile content choices, Multiple customization options, Large community, Interactive and engaging
    CONS: Free version comes with limitations, Blocky, patchy, and blurred artwork
  4. Microsoft Teams

    4.10.1
    • 3.7
    • (299 votes)

    A free collaboration tool for businesses

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Has a feature-rich platform, Offers voice and video calling, Option to integrate with third-party apps
    CONS: May seem complicated to administrators
  5. Soundflower

    2.0.b2
    • 2.7
    • (2238 votes)

    Free audio routing solution

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Allows different applications to access soundcard at the same time, Supports 2 and 64 channel audio, Fairly simple to use once configured, Wide range of applications, Very low latency and CPU usage, Quick and elegant — works directly with Mac audio architecture
    CONS: Installation is not straightforward, Sound may have interference at first, Fist-time configuration may be tricky, Captures all sounds coming out of a Mac's speakers whether you want it to or not, You cannot hear audio when it is channeled through Soundflower, Users will need to find useful tutorials and articles themselves online
  6. Microsoft Word

    2021
    • 2.6
    • (1910 votes)

    Microsoft's word-processing app for desktop

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Feature-packed, Intuitive to use, Cross-platform, Available in one-time purchase or subscription-based options
    CONS: No free version, Not a standalone program
  7. uTorrent

    1.8.7-build-45548
    • 3.2
    • (2364 votes)

    One-stop solution for easy downloading

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Search for torrents quickly, Lightweight and fast, Works in the background, Doesn’t take too much space, Is free to download and use
    CONS: Doesn’t work with Mac OS Catalina
  8. Google Chrome

    105.0.5195.102
    • 3.9
    • (4480 votes)

    Free web browser for Mac

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Fast browsing, Several extensions, Bookmarking, Password manager
    CONS: Drains battery life, Resource hungry, Chrome Extensions may cause lagging
  9. 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
  10. Microsoft Excel

    2021
    • 2.5
    • (361 votes)

    The leading spreadsheet tool for laptops and desktops

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Supports comprehensive formulas, Supports real-time collaboration, Comes with a clean interface
    CONS: Steep learning curve, The app takes a good amount of space
  11. Adobe Flash Player

    32.0.0.344
    • 3.3
    • (1606 votes)

    Important note: as of 2021, this software has been discontinued.

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Low bandwidth usage, Pre-installed in most browsers, Supports a number of formats
    CONS: Security issues, Privacy breaches, Interferes with Mac operations
  12. Zoom Meetings

    5.6.1
    • 4.1
    • (574 votes)

    A simple free tool to conduct virtual meetings

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Comes with various free functionalities, Features varied pricing plans, Offers support for HD video calls, Comes with a clean interface
    CONS: Needs good internet connectivity, Occasional crashes and lags
  13. ClipGrab

    3.9.7
    • 3.8
    • (524 votes)

    A convenient and quick way to download videos

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Constantly monitors the clipboard, Works with multiple websites, Supports a search function, Supports video to audio file conversions
    CONS: Slow download speed
  14. iTunes

    12.8.3
    • 3.6
    • (1006 votes)

    One of the best media players

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Simplified interface, Familiar design, Smart playlist creation, Mini-player version available
    CONS: Limited file formats supported, Cluttered with additional features
  15. SPSS

    27
    • 3.2
    • (1300 votes)

    A powerful data analysis tool

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Option to run different analysis, Can handle large projects, Supports extensions, Has a user-friendly dashboard
    CONS: Data analysis takes a while, Doesn’t support SPV output files
  16. Auto Clicker

    1.0
    • 2.4
    • (192 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
  17. Adobe Reader DC

    2021.001.20140
    • 3.7
    • (1129 votes)

    An easy-to-use PDF reader and converter!

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Supports multiple file formats, Quick conversions, Compatible with Adobe Document Cloud, Simple and clean interface
    CONS: Can be overwhelming, Takes time to open big files
  18. Adobe Photoshop

    2021 22.4.2
    • 3.4
    • (4094 votes)

    One tool for all your editing needs

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Comes with a free 7-day trial period, Offers functions that improve productivity, The latest version comes with additional features, Option to edit while maintaining proportions
    CONS: May seem complicated to beginners
  19. 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
  20. AnyDesk

    6.6.0
    • 4
    • (312 votes)

    Safe, free remote desktop software

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Fast, Reliable, Good quality streaming, User-friendly and simple interface, Supports almost all uses, Works across devices and platforms, Free for personal use, Upgrades available
    CONS: Minimal configuration options, Can be a security risk if not used correctly, Can perform poorly at low internet speeds, CPU usage on older devices can be high, Paid-for upgrades

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