Category: Mac Apps

Easily Bulk Download & Install Mac Apps with macapps.link

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Ready to automate Mac app downloads and installs? If you’re setting up a new Mac, you probably know how tedious it is to manually navigate to a bunch of different developer websites, and to individually download and install all the Mac apps you may want. This is a necessary but time consuming procedure for setting up a new Mac, particularly when you’re using apps not found on the Mac App Store.

And here is where the MacApps.link service comes in handy, by bundling a bunch of different Mac applications of your choosing together into a single executable command…

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Get Slack-style Emoji Shortcuts on Mac with Rocket

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If you’re accustomed to using Slack and you find the :emoji search and shortcut tool from Slack to be convenient, you’ll really appreciate Rocket for Mac.

Rocket is a fun Mac app that brings the Slack implementation of Emoji insertion to macOS, where simply typing colon, emoji name, return, prints out the emoji.

For example, typing :thumbs up and hitting return will immediately insert the Thumbs Up emoji. Or typing :heart return will immediately insert a heart Emoji.

For Slack users on the Mac platform, this will undoubtedly be quicker than using the Mac…

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Decide What Browser to Open Links with Browsersaurus for Mac

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If you juggle multiple web browsers for development, work or research, you know that sometimes you don’t always want to open a link in the default web browser.

This is where Browsersaurus comes into play; it sets itself as the new default web browser, and then when a link is clicked from a non-browser app, you will see a menu showing available web browsers to open the link in.

For example, maybe you’re clicking a link from Messages, Slack, Notes, or Tweetdeck, and rather than open that URL in Safari, you’d like to open it in Chrome or Firefox. With…

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Summon an Overlay Web Browser by Keystroke with Bonsai for Mac

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Bonsai is an interesting free app that allows you to summon a web browser anywhere on the Mac by keystroke. It’s intended for researchers and programmers, but due to the convenience of an instant web browser accessible from anywhere, it may have utility for other users too.

Once you download the app, you can use Option + Spacebar to open Bonsai.

You can use Bonsai in overlay mode by clicking the two overlaying boxes icon near the URL bar, or as a full screen web browser (the default), and there are built-in search/find and spatial organization features to…

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How to Record Podcasts on Mac with GarageBand

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Interested in starting your very own podcast? It turns out that all you need is Garageband and a Mac. Whether you want to record audio on your Mac for a podcast, or perhaps just a personal voice recording, you’ll find Garageband to be useful for this purpose, and it’s just one of a variety of ways to record podcasts on the Mac.

You might have already listened to various podcasts on the internet, but it’s really not that hard to record, edit, and create one on your own. In fact, it’s perhaps even more simple than making a fancy video for YouTube,…

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How to Use Snap Camera Filters on Zoom, Skype, & Hangouts Video Chat

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Looking for a way to have a bit more fun and goof around on video chat? Snapchat Camera allows you to use Snapchat filters applied directly to other video chat apps used on a Mac or Windows PC, including Skype, Zoom, Hangouts, and more.

So, do you want to use the Snapchat filters you know and love while video calling your colleagues, friends, and family members?

Snap Camera is a software developed by none other than Snapchat themselves to allow people use the filters and lenses they’re accustomed to, while video calling from a computer. It’s free to…

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How to Make Apple Music Playlists on a Mac

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Want to make an Apple Music playlist on the Mac? Playlists are a great way to group all of your songs together in different ways. That might be a collection of your very favorite songs, or a playlist full of songs that remind you about a particular vacation, or a collection of songs for an event. Whatever the reason, grouping songs together is part of what’s so great about digital music. And creating an Apple Music playlist on a Mac is easier than you might expect.

There are tons of reasons to create a playlist but no matter why you’re doing it, the steps…

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How to Open Numbers File on Windows PC with iCloud

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Need to open a Numbers file but you’re on a Windows PC? No problem, you can use iCloud to access, edit, and open Numbers files, even if you don’t have an iPhone, iPad, or Mac with an official Numbers app handy.

Today, we live in an era where people own multiple devices that are powered by different operating systems, and work environments are often mixed with Mac, Windows, PC, iOS, iPadOS, ChromeOS, Linux, Android, and everything else. So, let’s say you own a MacBook that you use while you’re on the move but own a Windows desktop at your home or…

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