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Icon Alfred 3.6.903

Launch applications and find files on your Mac or on the web. Alfred learns how you use your Mac and prioritises results.
Save countless hours by using hotkeys, keywords and customising how you want to search your Mac and activity history.
Jump in and browse, preview files and take action on them without lifting your fingers off the keyboard.
  • License: Shareware, $25
  • Developer/Publisher: Running with Crayons
  • Modification Date: February 9, 2018
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.9 or higher

DownloadMac File Size: 2.9 MB

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Icon Butler 4.1.23

What is Butler? Butler's purpose is to ease all those routine tasks you do every day: controlling iTunes, opening programs and documents, switching users, searching for stuff on the web, and more.
Butler lets you arrange your tasks in its fully customizable configuration. There, you can assign one or more triggers to a given task.
Due to its unique variety of triggers and tasks, Butler is more flexible than any other productivity tool you've seen before. That's why we call it the original many tricks pony. So don't worry if you don't have a use for all of its features right from the beginning. Just start using Butler and discover a new feature every day.
  • License: Shareware, $20
  • Developer/Publisher: Many Tricks
  • Modification Date: December 22, 2016
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher

DownloadMac File Size: 2.3 MB

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Icon DragThing 5.9.17

DragThing is the original dock designed to tidy up your Macintosh desktop.
The main purpose of DragThing is to make items on your Mac such as files, folders, applications, disks, URLs, clippings, and even windows, quickly and easily accessible, while taking up as little space on your screen as possible.
The main elements with which DragThing enables this speedy access are its docks. DragThing's docks, unlike the Mac OS X system dock, are highly configurable and you can have multiple docks, customised to suit your specific circumstances.
DragThing also allows you to define a huge variety of hot keys. These hot keys can open items in docks, control various other aspects of DragThing and even control the visibility of and switching between other applications running on your Mac.
DragThing can also provide you with a Trash on your desktop, play sounds in response to actions like ejecting a CD, and a lot more besides.
  • License: Shareware, $29
  • Developer/Publisher: James Thomson
  • Modification Date: November 16, 2016
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.7.4 or higher

DownloadMac File Size: 5.9 MB

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Icon FinderPop 2.5.7

Ensure you use the Apple unzipper to unzip the downloaded FinderPop zip file. Then, if the System Preferences application is running, please quit it. Strange things can happen otherwise. Double-click the FinderPop.prefpane icon you downloaded. System Preferences will open and ask if you want to install FinderPop for all users or just you. If you are using 10.7 or later, or are using FileVault, you should choose 'All Users'. Otherwise you can choose either option, and the System will install the FinderPop Preference Pane. FinderPop may ask you for the admin password in order to set certain permissions on some FinderPop files. This is only done once at installation time. If you had an older version of FinderPop already installed, you will have to logout to begin using the new version.

After installation, open the FinderPop Preferences Pane. Click on the "Items" tab, then on the "Show FinderPop Items" button. You'll be switched to the Finder with a folder called "FinderPop Items" showing. Add aliases to your favourite apps/folders/disks/documents to this "FinderPop Items" folder. Next time you control-click, the items you added will be part of your contextual menu!

Additionally, click a blank portion of the menubar anytime to have instant access to these items and more. While browsing FinderPop menus, pressing Command-Option will display a "Get Info" help tag, pressing Cmd-Opt-Control will allow you to move the selected item to the trash, and pressing Command while selecting an item will reveal that item in the Finder. Also, pressing 'i' will immediately show the Finder Info window for the item, 'r' will immediately reveal the item, 'q' will QuickLook it (Leopard only), 'g' will "grab" or "pick up" the item and allow you to drag it around (as with all Mac drags, dragging to the menubar and letting go aborts the drag.) Pressing Tab will bring up a "FinderPop Info" window on the item.

Other features: Command-control-click a folder to get a Contents popup menu. Shift-click an unused portion of the menubar to see a Desktop menu with your mounted disks and items on your desktop. Command-click an unused portion of the menubar to see a Processes menu. If Control is down as well, background-only processes will also be shown in the Processes menu. Press Command-Option-Control to kill a process.
  • License: Freeware
  • Developer/Publisher: Turlough O'Connor
  • Modification Date: June 12, 2015
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 t0 10.10 - System Integrity Protection would need to be turned off for Mac OS X 10.11 and higher

DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 1.9 MB

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Icon LaunchBar 6.9.4

LaunchBar is an award winning productivity utility that offers an amazingly intuitive and efficient way to control your computer. It provides instant access to thousands of files and folders, contacts and bookmarks, applications and preference panes just by entering short abbreviations of the searched item's name.
You just hit Command-Space to bring LaunchBar's input window to front, enter an arbitrary abbreviation, and as soon as you start typing LaunchBar displays the best matching choices, ready to be opened immediately.
  • License: Shareware, $29
  • Developer/Publisher: Objective Development
  • Modification Date: January 11, 2018
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.9 or higher

DownloadMac File Size: 15.3 MB

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Icon LaunchControl 1.38.1

LaunchControl is a fully-featured launchd GUI allowing you to create, manage and debug system- and user services on your Mac.

See the big picture…
With LaunchControl you see all services and their respective status at a glance. Invalid services are highlighted and a problem description is provided. You can enable or disable services with a single click. The same goes for loading, unloading and ad-hoc starting. A long list of jobs may be filtered by job name and/or various properties, helping you to find what you are looking for in an instant. …and the details But LaunchControl is not just another .plist editor. It provides a dedicated interface for every single launchd configuration key. The interface is adaptive. It displays only information that is relevant for the selected job.

Say good bye to launchctl
Don't waste time trying to figure out why a job does not behave as expected. LaunchControl performs exhaustive analysis of your job and chances are that it will find the problem in an instant and tell you how to fix it. It provides most of the functionality of the launchctl command line utility, everything you need to create, edit, remove or debug launch services and even includes a log viewer, so you don't have to fire up Console.app and build custom queries.
  • License: Shareware, $10
  • Developer/Publisher: Soma-zone
  • Modification Date: January 26, 2018
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher

DownloadMac File Size: 5.6 MB

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Icon Lingon X 5.2.7

Lingon can start an app, a script or run a command automatically whenever you want it to. You can schedule it to run at a specific time, regularly or when something special happens.
Lingon can also make sure that an app or a script automatically restarts if it crashes.
It has many new features like running jobs as root and on multiple dates, it can also monitor all jobs in the background and show a notification when something changes. It is now even easier to use yet much more powerful.
  • License: Shareware, $10
  • Developer/Publisher: Peter Borg
  • Modification Date: February 28, 2018
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.12 or higher

DownloadMac File Size: 10.7 MB

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icon MoofMenu 1.8.3

MoofMenu adds a small icon to your system menu bar. Clicking on the icon opens a menu, in fact your menu - because you were the one that put the items in and organized them into hierarchic order. Just like your Apple menu in MacOS 9.
  • License: Shareware, $5
  • Developer/Publisher: Lobotomo Software
  • Modification Date: April 20, 2010
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.2 or higher

DownloadMac File Size: 1.3 MB

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icon Overflow 2.5.9

Overflow is an application designed to quickly launch applications, open documents, or access folders while reducing the number of items needed in your Dock.
Any item you see in the Finder can be added to the Overflow interface, making it accessible through a few simple mouse clicks or keystrokes.You still have quick access, but now that item is tucked away in Overflow instead of cluttering up your Dock.
  • License: Shareware, $15
  • Developer/Publisher: Stunt Software
  • Modification Date: June 24, 2013
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5 or higher - 32-Bit Only

DownloadMac File Size: 1.6 MB

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Icon Quicksilver 1.5.8

Quicksilver is a fast and free Mac OS X productivity application that gives you the power to control your Mac quickly and elegantly. Quicksilver learns your habits, making your everyday chores simple and efficient.
Quicksilver is a launcher utility app for Mac OS X which gives you the ability to perform common, every-day tasks rapidly and without thought. An introduction to Quicksilver's abilities include:
  • Accessing applications, documents, contacts, music and much, much more.
  • Browsing your Mac's filesystem elegantly using keywords and 'fuzzy' matching.
  • Managing content through drag and drop, or grabbing selected content directly.
  • Interacting with installed applications through plugins.
  • License: Freeware
  • Developer/Publisher: Blacktree, Inc.
  • Modification Date: March 6, 2018
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.10 or higher

DownloadMac File Size: 6.7 MB

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Icon Spark 3.0b11

Spark is a hotkey manager for simple and powerful keyboard short cuts. You can create short cuts to start an application, to open a document, to control iTunes, carry out AppleScript... It allows you to pass from one application to another without ever having to move the mouse.
  • License: Freeware
  • Developer/Publisher: Jean-Daniel Dupas/Shadow Lab
  • Modification Date: September 27, 2016
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.9 or higher

DownloadMac File Size: 4.9 MB

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Icon uBar 4.0.4

The Dock replacement for the Mac. Boost your productivity with the most advanced and versatile app and window manager for the Mac.
The Dock was great when it was released in 2001. Today, you need more power and more functionality. uBar can be configured as a dock or task bar for macOS.
  • License: Shareware, $30
  • Developer/Publisher: Brawer
  • Modification Date: November 3, 2017
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.10 or higher

DownloadMac File Size: 5 MB

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Icon Xmenu 1.9.8

XMenu adds one or more global menus to the right side of the menu bar. They give you access to your preferred applications, folders, documents, files, and text snippets. Launch any application with a single menu choice or insert text snippets into your documents. XMenu is a real app, no hack, no extension. And it's free.
  • License: Freeware
  • Developer/Publisher: DEVONtechnologies LLC
  • Modification Date: October 30, 2014
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.6.8 or higher

DownloadMac File Size: 1.7 MB

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