Mac App Store, which was released at the beginning of this year, already recorded more than 100 million downloads. Of course, the Mac store is not the only one to offer excellent apps for Mac users, but it managed to attract both software developers as well as users who massively downloaded software from this source.
Today we are going to talk about some of the best applications for Mac released this year. So let’s see who they are.
1. OS X Lion
Apple OS X Lion is one of the biggest jumps made by Apple. The update, which costs 29,99 dollars, combines the qualities of the iOS operating system and the Mac OS X functionality.
Some Mac experienced users blamed this move from Apple, saying that Apple makes the OS more commercial and accessible to everybody.
Regardless of what they think, it’s clear that Apple made the first step to bring the traditional Mac features in the iPad era and devices that revolutionized technology.
Most likely, to someone who became addicted to a organizer / calendar, Fantastical is the app that needs to be present on every Mac computer. The application targets mostly people who want to constantly monitor additional apps ( iCal, Google Calendar and BusyCal ).
Fantastical updates all the changes made in different apps by automatic sync.
3. “Fire” and “Analog”
Fire and Analog are two apps for photographers. The first one costs 9,99 dollars and the second 7,99 dollars. Both can help you edit images, apply different filters and share them.
Apple says that Pixelmater 2.0 is the app of the year for Mac.
Pixelmater 2.0 is an upgrade to the existent application that edits photos.
Apple says that the app does 90% of what a expensive software like Photoshop does, but at a smaller price.
Is a free application that can help you save some time when you are searching for something online or on your Mac.
Reader is a RSS reader when a excellent graphic. The app can sync to Google Reader. It costs 9,99 and it is recommended as the best application of it’s kind ( paid ) for Mac Users.
Marked is a software that helps you instantly preview the underlines you made in the text of a editor and to see the HTML formatted links. The app costs 3,99 dollars.
8. Camtasia 2
The application costs 99,99 dollars and it is dedicated to those who want to capture things on their desktop and it is ideal for recording some presentations or creating some movies with notes and different effects.
This is app recommended to those who create documentaries and need to add notes, screenshots and photos to their work.
This is the application that helps you upload things into the cloud and to share your content. It is extremely easy to use ( and free for 10 uploads / day ).