What's thriftmac all about? Free apps!

Scrimpy the thriftmac worm No in-app purchases. No ads. No subscriptions. No trials. Just 100% free Mac apps.

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Add extra powers to the share menu: copy, save as, open in, and more. Available in any app that has a share button.


Mix in real-time the various components of your tracks (vocals, instruments, kicks, hihats, etc.) for live mashups and seamless transitions — opening the door to new ways of mixing that were not possible before.


This clipboard distinguishes itself with a search input for when the number of items you’ve copied gets unwieldy. There is a free version, but it’s hard to find on the site. Use the download button below.


The most full-featured of the free clipboard managers you’ll find. It stands out with lots of options in the preferences. Plus you can store and easily access snippets.

Mini Diary

Mini Diary helps you make sense of all those thoughts churning in your mind every day. It doesn’t have a lot of features but it covers the basics: search, calendar, bold, italic, lists and word count. Plus it is password protected. Jump in and spill.


Adjust the sound coming from your Mac’s headphones or speaker.


Handy little utility scans your apps for updates. It even finds tiny updates that don’t show up in the Mac App Store.