Updated: Mac Starter Kit

If you were lucky enough to get a new Mac over the holidays, you probably want to know what software you're going to need. Check out our Mac Starter Kit and get some proven apps to get you started.

MacBook Air

(Credit: CNET)

Now that your new Mac is set up and you have the Internet hooked up, how about some software? Out of the box, your Mac is loaded with cool apps to get you started on stuff like uploading and organizing your digital images, creating a music library, making your own movies, and surfing the Web. But it doesn't come with everything.

There are several apps Mac users count on every day that aren't included in the initial setup. To get you started, we've rounded up our must-have downloads for your new Mac. From Web browsers and useful utilities to fun and games, these top Mac downloads are perfect for your new computer and a great way to start exploring the world of Mac software at CNET Download.com.

Without further ado, here is our 2010 Mac Starter Kit.

CNET Top 5
Companies Apple could buy with their billions
Apple's sitting on a massive pile of cash. Here are five interesting ways they could spend it.
Play Video

Member Comments