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Setup

Install Utilities

Install Apps

  • Alfred 2 - Much better than Spotlight
  • Cyberduck/CrossFTP - FTP clients
  • Chrome, Chrome Canary, FireFox, Opera
  • Google Drive
  • iTerm 2 - Nice terminal
  • Karabiner - Keys settings (Doesn't support macOS Sierra)
  • KeePassX - KeePass for Mac
  • Keka - 7z/Archive app
  • Licecap - Screen recording (GIF)
  • Kap - Screen recording (GIF, WebM, MP$)
  • HandBrake (video converter)
  • Microsoft OneNote
  • Node.js (use Homebrew)
  • OneDrive
  • OpenOffice
  • Shortcat - GUI accessibility with the keyboard
  • Sip - Color picker
  • Skitch - Screenshot capture + authoring tool
  • Skype
  • Slack
  • Slate - Windows management tool (low level with code)
  • SourceTree - Git client
  • Sublime Text
  • uTorrent
  • VirtualBox
  • VLC
  • XtraFinder - Finder extras (Doesn't work with latest OS X)
  • CIRCL - Automatic launch object detection for Mac OS X
  • Mongo Management Studio
  • CheatSheet

Paid Applications

  • BetterTouchTool - Advanced settings for windows, hotkeys, etc. (Paid - no longer use)
  • Beyond Compare - Files comparison (Paid)
  • TextExpander - Macros (Paid)
  • MacPaw CleanMyMac 3 and Gemini 2 - Mac maintenance

System Preferences Extensions

  • RCDefaultApp - Set default apps files and more

Hacks

Tips

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