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Functionality

CheatSheet

Hold down the Command key for a couple of second and get an overlay with all the shortcuts for the active program. Follow through with the shortcut of your choice or click on the one you want. One of the handiest utilities you’ll ever install.

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FunctionFlip

Individually controls your MacBook or MacBook Pro’s function keys, turning special keys back to regular F-keys, or vice-versa. FunctionFlip is a preference pane found in the “Other” category in System Preferences.

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NameChanger

Rename a list of files quickly and easily — and see the changes as you type. Options for changing names include: replace first occurrence, replace last occurrence, replace all, wildcard, prepend, append, character removal, sequence and date.

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SelfControl

Block access to distracting websites, mail servers or anything else on the Internet for any period of time you like. They stay block until the time is up — even if you restart your computer or delete the application.

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Spectacle

Organize your windows with easy-to-remember keyboard commands. Put them to the left, right, top or bottom. Put them corners. Centre them. Make them go full screen. It’s a great way to make comparisons, and it works in all apps.

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XtraFinder

Add new features to Finder, such as tabbed windows, dual panels, cut and paste, and global hotkeys — to name a few. Plus, you can get back colour icons in the sidebar if you miss them.

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Functionality

SelfControl

Block access to distracting websites, mail servers or anything else on the Internet for any period of time you like. They stay block until the time is up — even if you restart your computer or delete the application.

Download site Utilities

XtraFinder

Add new features to Finder, such as tabbed windows, dual panels, cut and paste, and global hotkeys — to name a few. Plus, you can get back colour icons in the sidebar if you miss them.

Download site Utilities

NameChanger

Rename a list of files quickly and easily — and see the changes as you type. Options for changing names include: replace first occurrence, replace last occurrence, replace all, wildcard, prepend, append, character removal, sequence and date.

Download site Utilities

CheatSheet

Hold down the Command key for a couple of second and get an overlay with all the shortcuts for the active program. Follow through with the shortcut of your choice or click on the one you want. One of the handiest utilities you’ll ever install.

Download site Utilities

Spectacle

Organize your windows with easy-to-remember keyboard commands. Put them to the left, right, top or bottom. Put them corners. Centre them. Make them go full screen. It’s a great way to make comparisons, and it works in all apps.

Download site Utilities

FunctionFlip

Individually controls your MacBook or MacBook Pro’s function keys, turning special keys back to regular F-keys, or vice-versa. FunctionFlip is a preference pane found in the “Other” category in System Preferences.

Download site Utilities

Functionality

CheatSheet

Hold down the Command key for a couple of second and get an overlay with all the shortcuts for the active program. Follow through with the shortcut of your choice or click on the one you want. One of the handiest utilities you’ll ever install.

Download site Utilities

DropCopy

Easily share files between Macs in a local network. Drag the file over the icon, watch a list of networked Macs appear, then drop the file on the one you want to share with.

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FunctionFlip

Individually controls your MacBook or MacBook Pro’s function keys, turning special keys back to regular F-keys, or vice-versa. FunctionFlip is a preference pane found in the “Other” category in System Preferences.

Download site Utilities

NameChanger

Rename a list of files quickly and easily — and see the changes as you type. Options for changing names include: replace first occurrence, replace last occurrence, replace all, wildcard, prepend, append, character removal, sequence and date.

Download site Utilities

SelfControl

Block access to distracting websites, mail servers or anything else on the Internet for any period of time you like. They stay block until the time is up — even if you restart your computer or delete the application.

Download site Utilities

Spectacle

Organize your windows with easy-to-remember keyboard commands. Put them to the left, right, top or bottom. Put them corners. Centre them. Make them go full screen. It’s a great way to make comparisons, and it works in all apps.

Download site Utilities

XtraFinder

Add new features to Finder, such as tabbed windows, dual panels, cut and paste, and global hotkeys — to name a few. Plus, you can get back colour icons in the sidebar if you miss them.

Download site Utilities