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10 Must Have Apps For Mac

This one is for all Mac users. Native Macs are a privileged few(:D), however you now know how you can install Mac OS X on Intel and AMD machines or even your netbooks with a decent configuration. So now that you have your system lined up you need some software to make use of the power your Mac provides. Here is a list of 10 apps that can make your life with Mac better and that too for free. For a post on Free Windows software read this.

1. Chrome
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Google Chrome is wonderful. It is elegant, it is free, it is useful, it is intuitive, and it is available for Mac.
download Download Chrome
2. Audacity
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Audacity is an open source software available as a free download from sourceforge. Get one of the best audio editing tools ever created by man.
download Download Audacity
3. Appcleaner
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Remove all traces of pesky programs from your hard disk after you trash them. It also can be configured to run in the background, making sure you stay clean.
download Download Appcleaner
4. Sophos
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Though you may rightly feel quite secure, living without security software is not recommended. Sophos provides a free version for Macs.
download Download Sophos
5. OpenOffice
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The Grand Daddy of Free Office Suite has a binary for download for Macs as well! A superb alternative to pricey Microsoft Office for Mac.
download Download OpenOffice
6. GIMP
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GIMP is an advanced image editing software to touch up on photos and give them a professional look and feel.
download Download GIMP
7. VLC
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VLC media player is a super star program. With practically all codecs supported, you never have to search for elusive codecs on the Internet again.
download Download VLC
8. Adium
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Access multiple chat clients from this single client. Supporting almost all major IMs, Adium is easy to use and cute. Look at the icon!
download Download Adium
9. Evernote
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Clip, share, jot notes, web pages, texts, URLs, etc easily with Evernote. Never miss anything. Start taking notes with Evernote.
download Download Evernote
10. Vuze
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Vuze may not be the lightest Torrent Client but the advanced features like an in built media player and convertor help make it into the list.

download Download Vuze
A growing trend is toward using MacLibre. Their suite consists of a number of popular free and open source software. You can find the list here. You can get their executable from here -http://www.winlibre.com/files/MacLibre/MacLibre2-0.2.dmg

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