macapps

The following is a list of applications I (Wesley Fryer) am currently running on my Apple laptop. Past versions are available from:

Macintosh OS / Apple Computer Applications

All my installed Mac OS X apps (listed alphabetically) as of November 30, 2015. This list was generated via a Terminal command. 3rd Party apps are linked to their respective source websites.
  1. AirServer.app
  2. App Store.app
  3. Audacity
  4. Audio Hijack.app
  5. Audio Normalizer.app
  6. Automator.app
  7. BirdBrainRobotServer.app
  8. Blackboard Collaborate Launcher.app
  9. Caffeine.app
  10. Calculator.app
  11. Calendar.app
  12. Chess.app
  13. Contacts.app
  14. DVD Player.app
  15. Dashboard.app
  16. Dictionary.app
  17. DiskWarrior.app
  18. Drive Genius 4.app
  19. Dropbox.app
  20. EpocCam Viewer.app
  21. FaceTime.app
  22. FeedForAll.app
  23. Firefox.app
  24. Font Book.app
  25. Game Center.app
  26. GarageBand.app
  27. GoToMeeting.app
  28. Google Chrome.app
  29. Image Capture.app
  30. Install OS X Yosemite.app
  31. Keynote.app
  32. Launchpad.app
  33. MacID.app
  34. Mail.app
  35. Maps.app
  36. Messages.app
  37. Microsoft Remote Desktop.app
  38. Minecraft.app
  39. MinecraftEdu Launcher.app
  40. Mission Control.app
  41. Notes.app
  42. Numbers.app
  43. OpenDNS Updater.app
  44. P-touch Editor 5.1 (from installer CD)
  45. Pages.app
  46. Photo Booth.app
  47. PhotoSync.app
  48. Photos.app
  49. Preview.app
  50. QuickTime Player.app
  51. Reminders.app
  52. Remote Desktop Connection.app (replaced by Microsoft Remote Desktop.app)
  53. Remote Desktop.app
  54. SMART Technologies
  55. Safari.app
  56. ScreenFlow.app
  57. Screensaver Ninja.app
  58. Scrivener.app
  59. Seashore.app
  60. Skitch.app
  61. Skype.app
  62. Stickies.app
  63. System Preferences.app
  64. TeamViewer.app
  65. TextEdit.app
  66. TextWrangler.app
  67. Time Machine.app
  68. TorBrowser.app
  69. TripMode.app
  70. Utilities
  71. WMA to MP3 Pro.app
  72. WiFi Explorer.app
  73. Xcode.app
  74. YNAB 4.app
  75. iBooks Author.app
  76. iBooks.app
  77. iMovie.app
  78. iTalk Sync.app
  79. iTunes.app
  80. zoom.us.app


My re-installed apps on a new laptop in late May 2015, in order of re-installation:
  1. Google Chrome
  2. Skitch (new version)
  3. Java (to run Minecraft, of course! This is a special version from Apple for OS X)
  4. MinecraftEDU
  5. iTalk Sync (wifi transfer of iOS recorded audio to my laptop)
  6. Audacity (free multi-track audio editor)
  7. LAME Library (to export mp3 audio from Audacity)
  8. TextWrangler (text editor)
  9. Seashore (image editor)
  10. FeedForAllMac (podcast RSS creator)
  11. AirServer (makes my laptop function as an AppleTV for AirPlay mirroring of iOS devices)
  12. Lexmark x4650 Printer Driver (auto-installed when I plugged in my printer USB cable)
  13. Lexmark Wireless Printer Wifi Setup (sadly this just works with WPA Personal, not WPA2 encryption which we use on our AirPort Time Capsule router)
  14. DropBox (required to enable iOS mobile app sync for YNAB)
  15. You Need a Budget (budgeting app)
  16. iMovie (via App store)
  17. Keynote (via App store)
  18. Numbers (via App store)
  19. Pages  (via App store)
  20. PhotoSync (via App store - copy photos/videos to/from iOS devices & laptops)
  21. Caffeine (via App store - prevent screen dimming during presentations)
  22. iBooks Author (via App store)
  23. Xcode (via App store)
  24. WMA to MP3 Pro (via App store)
  25. Skype (videoconferencing)
  26. Minecraft

My re-installed apps on a new hard drive in mid-May 2014, in order of re-installation:
  1. Microsoft Office 2011 (installed for me along with OS 10.9.2)
  2. Google Chrome
  3. Skitch (I use the old 1.0.12 version)
  4. Lexmark x4650 Printer Driver
  5. Lexmark Wireless Printer Wifi Setup
  6. You Need a Budget
  7. DropBox
  8. Seashore (image editor)
  9. MarsEdit (offline blog post editor)
  10. TextWrangler (text editor)
  11. MinecraftEDU & Minecraft
  12. Java (to run Minecraft, of course!)
  13. iMovie (via App store)
  14. Keynote (via App store)
  15. Numbers (via App store)
  16. Pages  (via App store)
  17. PhotoSync (via App store)
  18. Caffeine (via App store)
  19. iBooks Author (via App store)
  20. Xcode (via App store)
  21. AirServer (iOS mirroring like Apple TV to a laptop/desktop)
  22. Handbrake (rip DVDs to mp4)
  23. Perian (QuickTime codecs)
  24. TubeTV (unfortunately no longer works to download YouTube videos)
  25. Join.me (screensharing used during Videoconferencing)
  26. iTalk Sync (wifi transfer of iOS recorded audio to my laptop)
  27. Audacity (free multi-track audio editor)
  28. LAME Library (to export mp3 audio from Audacity)
  29. Screenflow (screencasting - $99, I still just have a license for the 3.0 version)
  30. Audio Hijack Pro (free for recordings less than 10 min)
  31. Microsoft Silverlight (free video codec)
  32. Calibre (free eBook format converter)
  33. Scrivener (eBook word processor)
  34. Screencast-O-Matic (free)
  35. Skype (free - videoconferencing)
  36. Flip4Mac WMV Components for QuickTime (I have WMV Player Pro - $29)
  37. LAME encoder (free - for mp3 exports)
  38. Auphonic Leveler (normalize & improve quality of recorded spoken audio)
  39. Neat Receipts Software (free but requires subscription)
  40. Scrivener (commercial - eBook & book writing)
  41. Minecraft

As of May 13, 2014, these are all the apps I had installed on my MacBook Air laptop. (I deleted some apps to make room since I just had a 60 GB hard drive, I'm upgrading to a larger one so I'll be re-adding some apps!)


As of November 10, 2013, these are all the apps I had installed on my last Mac laptop.



In August 2013 I reinstalled all my Mac Apps onto a new-for-me-but-used laptop. These are the apps I installed in order of re-installation:
  1. Google Chrome (free)
  2. Skitch (free: old pre-2.0 version)
  3. iWork 09 (Keynote & Pages)
  4. iLife 11
  5. Caffine (free)
  6. TextWrangler (free)
  7. Microsoft Office 2008 (last version I bought)
  8. Seashore (free: with Softpedia mirror, SourceForge link broken)
  9. CyberDuck (free)
  10. Java SE Runtime (free: installs when you launch CyberDuck)
  11. PhotoSync Companion (free)
  12. Audacity (free - with LAME3 encoder for MP3 export)
  13. FeedForAllMac
  14. iTalk Sync (free)
  15. Scrivener
  16. Silverlight (free)
  17. FireFox (free)
  18. Java (free - so I can join Blackboard Collaborate webinars)
  19. Book Proofer (from Apple, requires Developer account)
  20. Calibre (free)
  21. Air Server
  22. Keyspan PR-EZ1 software
  23. Switch (free)
  24. Levelator (free)
  25. Screenflow
  26. Fitbit Sync (free - Fitbit is not, however!)
  27. Skype
  28. Google Hangout Plugin (free - formerly Google Voice & Video)
  29. MPEG Streamclip (convert video files)
  30. Lexmark Wireless Setup Assistant application for Mac OS X 10.7
  31. Lexmark x4650 Print Driver for Mac OS X 10.8
  32. Flip For Mac (free)
  33. Brushes Viewer (free)
  34. uTorrent (free - to download legit content like PressPausePlay)

These are the software applications I have installed on my MacBook Air laptop as of 6/5/2013:



These are the software applications I have installed on my MacBook Air laptop as of 12/4/2012:



If I was to perform a "clean install" of my hard drive now (which I'm incidentally NOT planning to do) I'd just install a subset of these apps. The apps I'd exclude / not install are marked out of the screenshot below with yellow lines.



These are the applications I installed in December 2011 - January 2012 after updating my hard drive. These are listed in the order of re-installation.(last updated 28 Jan 2012)
  1. Google Chrome (web browser)
  2. iLife '11 (productivity & multimedia)
  3. Evernote (productivity)
  4. MarsEdit (blog editor)
  5. Minecraft (virtual world builder and game)
  6. Skype (VOIP, chat & videoconferencing)
  7. Cyberduck (FTP)
  8. TextWrangler (text editor, GREP find/replace)
  9. Screenflow (screencasting)
  10. Skitch (annotated screenshots, Flickr uploading)
  11. Flip4Mac WMV 2 (video codec / converting support)
  12. iDemo (iOS presentation utility)
  13. Caffeine (presentation utility)
  14. Google Notifier (enables Gmail to be default mail app)
  15. Call Recorder (record Skype calls)
  16. MPEG Streamclip (convert video files)
  17. Perian (additional video codecs for QuickTime)
  18. Audacity (multi-track audio editor)
  19. Levelator (audio normalizer)
  20. Switch (audio format converter)
  21. FeedForAll for Mac (RSS feed editor)
  22. Xcode4 (development software for iOS)
  23. Burn (no-frills DVD burner)
  24. Flickr Uploadr (bulk photo uploader)
  25. Seashore (image editor)
  26. Android SDK (development software for Android)
  27. iTunes Producer (submit files to iTunes - available to registered users of iTunes Connect)
  28. Book Proofer (proof/verify EPUB ebooks - available to registered users of iTunes Connect)
  29. FireFox (web browser)
  30. KompoZer (webpage editor)
  31. Fluid (create apps for web apps)
  32. CrashPlan (online & local backups)
  33. iWebCamera Drivers (turns iPhone into a wireless computer webcam)
  34. PhotoSync (desktop app for iOS media sync)
  35. iTalk Sync (download audio to laptop/desktop from iOS app iTalk)
  36. Keyspan PR-EZ1 software
  37. RecordPad (streamlined audio recorder, great for eBook audio)
  38. Calibre (eBook conversion)
  39. DiskAid (I use this to turn off automatic iTunes iOS backups, something "Backoff" used to do)
These WERE the applications I had on my previous hard drive before this reinstallation process.

Apple Macintosh Laptop Apps - December 2011 ‎(Wesley Fryer)‎



Workshop curriculum by Wesley A. Fryer is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.