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Choosy: A smarter default browser for macOS
their headline: Choosy opens every link in the right browser.
Instead of opening links in default browser, Choosy sends them to the right browser. Standalone app (I think) or browser extension.
utilities  app  osx  mac  browser  extension  link 
june 2018 by piperh
Mac Backup Software | OS X Clone, Sync, and Snapshots
backup software that uses hard links, so makes feasible to do incremental backups without filling tons of disks.
mac  macintosh  apple  backup  back  up  incremental  duplicate  copy  disk  hd  clone  synchronise  osx  data  recovery 
december 2016 by piperh
Font Management in OS X
long, thorough article about osx font management from 10.3 Panther to 10.11 El Capitan
mac  apple  osx  elcapitan  font  fonts  management  reference  10.11 
june 2016 by piperh
Font Management in OS X El Capitan - HellothisisJeff Design
handy article, up to date with El Capitan, on font issues with osx 10.11. A lot is taken from Kurt Lang of JKL Studios web page on the same subject.
mac  apple  osx  elcapitan  font  fonts  management 
june 2016 by piperh
How to install & set up Linux on a Mac - How to - Macworld UK
howto article about using and installing linux on a mac, either virtual or as a startup system
osx  linux  install  mac  virtual 
june 2016 by piperh
Boxy SVG Editor
native svg vector editor, can use in osx (and others) or within chrome
tool  chrome  osx  browser  vector  svg  draw  drawing  edit  editor  graphic  web  design  path  bezier 
april 2016 by piperh
Font Management in OS X
lengthy article by Kurt Lang about font management in osx. He says FontExplorer is good but he prefers and recommends Suitcase Fusion.
osx  font  management  manage  mac  fonts  elcapitan  folder  postscript  otf  ttf  location  library  opentype  suitcase  explorer 
october 2015 by piperh
Have You Run Into Problems with Any Software on El Capitan?
lifehacker page with user comments about software probs on El Capitan
mac  os  10.11  elcapitan  osx  compatibility  problems  software  capitan 
october 2015 by piperh
DaisyDisk - Analyze disk usage and free up disk space on Mac
very handy tool for analysing use of space on hd. Shows biggest users of disk space. You can go straight to the file or folder in question from the app.
mac  software  hd  hard  disk  usage  analysis  tool  utility  osx  data  space  use  app  apple  storage 
october 2015 by piperh
Font Management in OS X - Font_Management_in_OS_X.pdf
pdf, detailed article about fonts in OS versions from 10.3 to latest (Oct 2017) 10.13. Kurt Lang says: ... Its main purpose is to show you where fonts are located ... and which can be safely removed ... will benefit prepress operators and graphic designers the most ...
osx  apple  mac  font  management  fusion  suitcase  xplorer  manager  snow  leopard  mavericks  yosemite 
february 2015 by piperh
Virtual Machine (VM), Windows Virtual PC & Browserstack | Modern.IE
MS virtual machine downloads from Microsoft, to use on VirtualBox or Fusion or Parallels, for using all versions of IE down to 7.
webdesign  web  design  fusion  virtual  browser  test  testing  compatibility  internet  explorer  windows  ms  microsoft  vm  version  old  osx  linux 
october 2014 by piperh
Font Management in OS X
article about font management in osx 10.3 through to mavericks
font  type  management  osx  suitcase  fontxplorer  fontbook  manage  mac 
april 2014 by piperh
EagleFiler: Collect notes, e-mails, and Web pages on your Mac, and search them instantly
allows you to archive old emails amd attachments and they remain searchable. They say it has a mail-like interface. Also says you can file web pages as web archives or PDFs. You can edit text files directly in eaglefiler.
apple  mac  app  ios  osx  mail  storage  file  save  store  archive  organise  search  email  e-mail  software 
january 2014 by piperh
EazyDraw For Mac
alternative to illustrator and freehand. Will export to cmyk and rgb eps and tiff
software  mac  osx  drawing  graphics  vector  editing  edit  editor  illustrator  freehand  adobe 
may 2013 by piperh
iDraw - Illustration and Graphic Design Software for iPad and Mac OS X
vector drawing alternative to illustrator and freehand. Runs on Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion
alternative  adobe  illustrator  freehand  vector  drawing  software  graphic  illustration  illustrate  draw  edit  editing  editor  mac  osx 
may 2013 by piperh
Alfred App
recommended by MacWorld, better than Finder and Spotlight they say. hmmm.
software  mac  osx  launch  launcher  shortcuts  keyboard  application 
february 2013 by piperh
Sketch | The designer’s toolbox
alternative to illustrator and freehand vector drawing. Requires Snow Leopard or higher. Can only import psd, eps, pdf and AI as flattened bitmaps. Export, only basid cupport for export to pdf and eps. Cannot export to AI.
alternative  freehand  illustrator  vector  software  tool  tools  apple  drawing  osx  graphic  design  sketch  mac  graphics 
june 2012 by piperh
Acorn, a great Mac image editor, built for humans.
alternative photoshop image editing software. Requires osx 10.8 (Mountain Lion?) or higher
photoshop  photo  edit  editing  image  editor  mac  osx  software  alternative 
april 2011 by piperh
Sequel Pro — MySQL database management app for Mac OS X
Sequel Pro for uploading/downloading DBs. (25.1.19) not updated for some time it seems, but I used it for backing up MediCarrera db and it worked well and is fairly intuitive.
mysql  database  management  mac  interace  php  tool  utility  application  apple  software  desktop  finder  osx 
july 2010 by piperh

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