Free Mac apps

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Manage e-book libraries, convert e-books in a huge number of formats, sync to readers (including iPad), view e-books with support for many features, and use a content server for online access to your book collection using a browser from any computer.


Turn an iPad into an extra display for your Mac using the Lightning or 30-pin cable.


Simple program helps you keep track of expenses and your bank balance. Good idea if you’re wondering where all the money went. Site is in French, but an English version of the app is available.


Adjusts the colour of your computer’s display to the time of day — warm at night and like sunlight during the day — automatically taking into account where you live and the type of lighting you have.


Personal and small-business financial-accounting software, freely licensed under the GNU GPL. Allows you to track bank accounts, stocks, income and expenses. As quick and intuitive to use as a checkbook register, it is based on professional accounting principles to ensure balanced books and accurate reports.

Kindle for Mac

No Kindle? No problem. Select from the 800,000 Kindle books available from Amazon and read them on your Mac. Features include syncing, notes, highlights, and search.


A database of information on every Mac ever made — even those made by companies other than Apple. No detail is too obscure. You can even play startup chimes.


Customizable templates for creating invoices and keeping track of them. Contacts allow you to keep information for billing the same client. Save as a PDF, then send it by email or print it off.


Timer helps reduce eye strain by reminding you to look away from the screen every 20 minutes — for 20 seconds.

Satellite Eyes

Automatically change your desktop wallpaper to the satellite view of where you are, right now. Pull your laptop out somewhere new, and your desktop will automatically change to the view from overhead.


Gaze with wonder through Stellarium at the night sky constellations from wherever you happen to live on this planet. Then go outside and see the stars as they are. Other cool ways to check out the universe are Celestia and SkyORB.


Sometimes you need to take a break from the computer. This app will remind to do just that — at intervals you set. Lots of other little features.

Thorium Reader

Access EPUB 3 publications in reflow or fixed layout format, audiobooks and visual narratives, PDF documents and DAISY 2.02 and 3 accessible ebooks; LCP protected or not.


Stopwatch, alarm clock, countdown and clock utility all in one. Click “Download” for free version.


Run Windows or Linux on your Mac with this open source alternative to Parallells or VMWare Fusion.