Review: Track your music collection across multiple devices with Tomahawk for Mac

Users who have audio files spread across multiple computers and operating systems may have trouble compiling them using traditional programs. Tomahawk for Mac works well to search for and list music, and it's easy to use despite its lack of instructions.

Tomahawk for Mac is available as freeware with no advertisements or payments required. Installation completed quickly without the need for acceptance of a user agreement. Upon startup, a menu allows the user to link the program to outside accounts for music services as well as Google, among others. The program, itself, does not have any user instructions, but … Read more

Tomahawk PDF+ offers a free PDF-capable word processor

When we reviewed Tomahawk Gold from NativeWinds, we found it to be a very good integrated PDF and word processing program: fast, light, and portable, yet ready for business. Tomahawk PDF+ ("PDF Plus") is a freeware version of Tomahawk Gold. Some of the premium tool's features are disabled in PDF+. For example, it can create PDFs and convert documents to PDF, but it can't open PDFs created by some other programs, including Adobe PDFs. However, it can extract data from many of those documents with its PDF Extractor and Image Manager.

PDF+'s user interface is … Read more

And now for something completely different

NativeWinds is an interesting software developer based in the mountains of Western Montana; its Tomahawk Gold is an interesting word processor that does a lot in a small, affordable package. It combines many of the essential features found in Microsoft's Word, like quick formatting and advanced editing, with the ability to create and save PDF documents. It handles other documents, too, and includes Mail Merge, network compatibility, and 15 language versions.

Tomahawk Gold's zipped executable is accessible immediately after extraction, with no installation needed. You can download the Help file separately, as well as extras such as a … Read more