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Bookmarks tagged with “mac”

  1. Orbicule | Undercover | F.A.Q.

    Fascinating software and service to help trace your Mac if it’s stolen. Even sounds vaguely feasible. (via Daring Fireball)

  2. Taskpaper

    To-do list organizer application for Mac which uses plain text files. (via Daring Fireball)

  3. iLAS

    Almost identical to iTunes-LAME, except it works. And with a newer version of LAME. What I’m now using.

  4. StuMoD - freight train of wit and cleverosity

    NMP3 Ripper is another alternative for encoding MP3s using LAME, but I haven’t tried it.

  5. Max from

    Blacktree’s iTunes-LAME script for encoding MP3s with LAME malfunctions with recent versions of iTunes. Max is an alternative, but seems a bit overkill just for this job.

  6. Plain text wiki (20 May 2007, Interconnected)

    Great idea from Matt Webb: make wiki-style linked pages in TextMate. I think I’ve wanted exactly this without realising it before.

  7. Living-e AG: MAMP - Mac - Apache - MySQL - PHP

    One-click install of Apache, MySQL, PHP for running sites locally on your Mac without all the httpd.conf etc malarkey.

  8. Apple - Pro - Tips - Become the Ultimate Menu Master

    I never knew that. If only I could get a Control key working on my non-Apple external keyboard.

  9. Common fonts to all versions of Windows & Mac equivalents (Browser safe fonts) - Web design tips & tricks

    Because I’m always using losing this and having to Google for it or something similar.

  10. Review: iDefrag for OS X -

    Raves for a disk defragging tool for Macs, and discussion about the fact it is needed despite what many think.

  11. Perian - The swiss-army knife of QuickTime components

    Makes QuickTime work with all the video formats you’re actually likely to use. Free. (via Haddock)

  12. Correo - a new mail client for OS X

    Thunderbird-based email client from the people who do Camino. (via Blech)

  13. How to Backup Your DVD Movies

    Excellent screencast on how to back up DVDs on your Mac. (via Daring Fireball)

  14. MemoryMiner - Digital Storytelling Software - Downloads

    Really nice Mac application for organising photos from your past around people and places. (via Haddock)

  15. Creating prototypes with OmniGraffle | urlgreyhot

    Not very complicated, but a good idea and a nicely done demo. (via ChrisDodo)

  16. Hawk Wings

    Apple Mail blog. I was thinking of switching to Apple Mail from Eudora when I saved this link, but probably won’t now. But just in case…

  17. Mori | Hog Bay Software

    Mac notebook app to try one day. Maybe I can sync it with my Treo somehow?

  18. Potion Factory Blog » Blog Archive » Introducing Tangerine

    Interesting Mac app for creating iTunes playlists organised by BPM. It’s BPM-working-out algorithm needs some tweaking though, as it’s more miss than hit for me (eg, it thinks a few slow acoustic guitar tracks are 180 BPM). (via Plasticbag)

  19. Web Development with… Safari : journal : hicksdesign Ο°

    If you download a WebKit nightly build there’s a handy inspector for debugging CSS problems in Safari.

  20. iCal Exchange

    “an easy way to publish … calendars using [iCal’s] built-in ‘Publish to a web server’ mechanism.” Been a bit quiet for a while though.

  21. Dejal - Narrator

    Handy Mac app for reading out stories or scripts. Can give each script character a different voice, and leave a gap for you to say your lines.

  22. Magpiebrain » Blog Archive » Trouble Free Backups, Part One - rsync and Strongspace

    Again, just in case I start using Strongspace, saves me Googling again.

  23. Strongspace Weblog - Syncing With Rsync

    In case I start using Strongspace and forget where to find these instructions.

  24. Peter Maurer - Witch

    Application switcher for Mac that lets you switch between windows, not just applications. Very handy for those of us trying to avoid the mouse. Oodles of options.

  25. Soundstream

    If I used a screensaver… Reacts to sounds it hears through your Mac’s microphone. Only appeared on my PowerBook’s screen, not the external monitor, but still nice.

  26. 3000 miles from home | aram kudurshian’s web site | high priority

    Mac OS X toolbar to-do list manager. For me to remember if I start using iCal’s to do list. (via

  27. Overview : Xyle scope : Cultured Code

    Rather smart HTML- and CSS-examining application for the Mac. Looks complicated, but I imagine it could be invaluable over time.

  28. StickyBrain

    To remember in case I ever need a more comprehensive notes/to dos/actions application than simple .txt files.

  29. Stuff I Find Interesting - Rsync, RsyncX 2.1 & OS X

    Never got round to looking into this, but when I do…

  30. Everything Linux - A Tutorial on Using rsync

    Never got round to looking into this, but when I do…

  31. Easy Automated Snapshot-Style Backups with Rsync

    Never got round to looking into this, but when I do…

  32. Dejal - Time Out!

    Break-enforcing thing for Mac OS X. Liking it more than MacBreakz - more modern and more free (but no random exercise suggestions).

  33. Blacktree - Forums - View topic - Doesn’t work under 10.4

    Yay, new version of iTunes-BPM which works under Tiger (helps you set the BPM of tracks by clicking in time).

  34. iTerm (Terminal replacement for Mac OS X)

    “Anti-idle function that avoids disconnection because of no activity” could be handy.

  35. Michael Tsai - Blog - My New Backup Strategy

    I’m always intrigued by other people’s Mac backup strategies.

  36. FixIt Guide - FixIt Guide Series

    Very clear step-by-step guides to replacing various parts of your PowerBook or iBook.

  37. Schubert it - PDF Browser Plugin

    View PDFs in your Mac browser (Safari, Firefox…). No more desktop littered with PDF downloads. Excellent.

  38. HOW-TO: Turn your Mac mini into a media center - Engadget -

    As the comments say: pointless, bandwagon-jumping use of a Mac Mini that will be hidden in another room.

  39. PBS | I, Cringely . Archived Column - Dethroning King Gillette

    Robert X. Cringely (and correspondents) on the Mac Mini and where it could lead.

  40. RFC: PHP’s PEAR Broken in 10.3?

    How to get PEAR to work in Mac OS X. Easy when you know how.

  41. Monolingual

    Mac OS X app for removing un-needed language files, if you forgot to disable them when installing the system. Saved myself a few hundred MB.

  42. 43 Folders: OSX inventories, tips

    Very handy list of links to peoples’ collections of tips for getting the most from your Mac.

  43. About Desktop Manager

    Been using this for a few days now, and it’s invaluable if you only have one screen.

  44. 43 Folders - A bunch of tricks, hacks

    Loving this weblog about being organised, particularly using OS X. Makes me feel like a woolly-minded scatterbrain by comparison.

  45. SCPlugin

    Mac OS X Finder plugin providing an interface to Subversion (and one day, CVS). In case I ever need it.

  46. Collage - An iTunes Visual Plugin

    Displays images off of the Internet depending on the currently playing tune. Best when the images are apparently unrelated, like a no-budget interpretive video.

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