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Scrimpy the thriftmac worm
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Hide all the windows in a session and bring them back when you need them, either manually or with a timer. Great for when you need to clear the decks before a video call.


A web browser based on Webkit — the same as Safari. No tracking or ads by default. Supports extensions not only from Safari, but also Chrome and Firefox. In beta as of this writing.


Automatically pause your music when another audio source starts, set each app’s volumes individually, and record system audio.


Use calming music and a selection of beautiful backgrounds to help focus on your writing. Allows you to save files to your computer.

Simple Comic

A reader for e-graphic novels using the .cbr/.cbz graphic novel file format for a collection of page images. Features include multi-page reading modes, a thumbnail browser, and support for both right-to-left and left-to-right reading (for manga).


Scan for duplicate files in the folders of your choosing. Options allow you to focus on music or pictures. Tweak it to find exactly the kind of duplicates you want. Copy or delete the dupes.


Folder comparison and synchronization app creates and manages backup copies of your files. Instead of copying every file every time, it determines the differences between source and target folders, then transfers the minimum amount of data needed.


Losslessly trim or cut out parts of video/audio, merge or concatenate arbitrary files, extract all tracks from a file — and much more.


Easily change the number of rows and columns in your launchpad, letting you place more or fewer icons in a single page.


Get the most out of your MacBook’s touch bar with this widgets manager.


Knowledge base works with local plain-text markdown and org-mode files to write, organize and share your thoughts, create to-do lists, and much more.