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DayCalc for Mac review

DayCalc for Mac calculates the number of days between two dates and then shows you the weekdays, weekend days, and the total count of days. It's a small utility that can be helpful if you want to check how far away a specific event is.

DayCalc's installation requires you to run an installer, something odd for a basic application such as a calculator. It has a basic interface, not too appealing but easy to figure out, and almost no options beside its main function. It doesn't have any preferences to change, no alarm or dynamic countdown to … Read more

MiniDashboard for Mac review

MiniDashboard for Mac serves as a portal to a variety of mini applications or widgets you can quickly install on your Mac OS X dashboard. These widgets are different from what you can get through the actual Dashboard of your Mac.

Pros

Offers more widgets for your Mac OS X Dashboard: MiniDashboard for Mac brings you interesting widgets from OneMac.org, including games, productivity tools, and some fun applications.

Light and fast: You don't need more than 1MB of space for this app. It is also snappy, although the loading speed of the app selections available depends on your … Read more

OMA for Mac review

An acronym for Optical Multi-Channel Analyzer, OMA for Mac acts as a photometric image processing and display software. Though this app's framework is rather old, its main features can still come in handy.

Pros

Feature-rich: OMA for Mac offers a wide range of features including camera and digital I/O control, 2D vector field processing, macro scriptability, basic and complex image processing, Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) processing routines, and the ability to display photometric images with custom color maps, all of which work as intended.

Plenty of macros: The official Web site of the software features many free macros … Read more

onCourse for Mac review

A software designed for schools, course providers, and tutorial businesses, onCourse for Mac stands out as an easy-to-learn system for comprehensively tracking and managing information in an organization that deals with students and classes. Using this app's built-in CRM tools, you can schedule and market new classes to students with just a few clicks.

Pros

Comprehensive automation: With onCourse for Mac, all you need to do is input or edit data. This software makes it very easy for you to generate or view reports and update classes or courses. Even your Web site can be automatically updated with it.… Read more

QuickCast for Mac review

A snappy tool for creating screencasts, QuickCast for Mac can be used in sharing tutorials, documenting bug reports, and providing design critiques. It's lightweight and extremely accessible.

Pros

Fast and easy to use: QuickCast for Mac's toolbar icon makes the recording of a screencast quick and effortless. There will be a countdown before the actual recording starts.

Quick addition of introductory and closing texts: This feature makes this app a little different from other similar applications, and possibly more appealing.

Generates animated GIFs: Though animated GIFs are not an essential feature, they can be fun.

Cons

Limited recording … Read more

BeardedSpice for Mac review

With BeardedSpice for Mac you can assign physical keys on your Mac to control Web-based media players. Acting as a global hot key tool, it gets rid of the need to go to a particular browser tab or window to control an online media player.

Pros

Global hot keys for browser-based media players: With BeardedSpice for Mac you can play, pause, stop, or skip tracks in Web-based media players without the need to make your browser windows or tabs active. It's all about setting up physical shortcut keys. Once you've configured everything, you don't have to click … Read more

AKVIS Coloriage for Mac review

A Photoshop plugin, AKVIS Coloriage for Mac helps you manipulate colors in images or add colors to black and white photos. It features natural-looking color additions that work not only for portraits but also for other types of photos.

Pros

Basic colorizing: With AKVIS Coloriage for Mac you don't have to worry about layers or the setting of borders for the parts you need to work on. This plugin automatically recognizes borders and gets it right most of the time. All you need to do is define areas or objects that you want colored with a pencil tool, select … Read more

TagoMan for Mac review

TagoMan for Mac helps you easily access files even if you don't have the time to meticulously place them in their appropriate folders. With this app you can tag not only files, but also e-mails, notes, and links.

Pros

Familiar and intuitive user interface: TagoMan for Mac somewhat resembles the Finder window of Mac, so you should easily figure out how to use it.

Tagging opens a variety of usage possibilities: Through tags, TagoMan for Mac can serve as your note manager. The application has its own note-taking feature but it can manage other notes by tagging them. It … Read more

Write for Mac review

A robust note-taking and text composition tool for Mac OS X 10.7 and up, Write for Mac provides a neatly organized writing environment with plenty of useful features, including a real-time word counter and the ability to tag and search notes.

Pros

Highly organized and searchable notes: Write for Mac allows you to organize notes from multiple sources in various locations. On the leftmost side of the application, you can quickly find your notes by clicking on the folders or tags. Finding and accessing all your notes is fast and easy with the "search" function.

Dropbox, iCloud, … Read more

Protect your passwords with a free year of RoboForm Everywhere

In the wake of Heartbleed, netizens are scrambling to change their passwords. But then how do you handle the headache of remembering all those new passwords? RoboForm has the answer: one free year of RoboForm Everywhere, a $19.95 value.

A convenient password manager, form-filler, and bookmarking app, RoboForm Login eliminates the manual steps required to log in to online accounts. You keep your passwords and log-in info in RoboForm's encrypted cloud, and then you only have to remember one master password. RoboForm Everywhere applies the convenience of RoboForm Desktop to all your devices, even mobile ones. Compare the features below.… Read more