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Software Downloads

On this page you will find links to some Mac OS X software that I have found  quite useful to me and my clients. The links will open in a new page or tab.

Utility Software

•TinkerTool — this is an application that gives you access to additional preference settings Apple has built into macOS.

•Onyx — maintenance and system tweaking tool. Separate versions for OS X 10.2 (Jaguar) to macOS 11 (Big Sur)

Backup Software

•CarbonCopyCloner — this backup utility can create a bootable clone of your startup disk and then incrementally update it on a schedule that you choose. $52.00 CAD with 30 -day free trial.

•SuperDuper — similar to CCC but can also create a “sandbox” for testing new software and updates.  (Advanced features require a license  – $35.97 CAD).

Free Productivity Software

•LibreOffice — an open source substitute for Microsoft Office, uses Java for some features

•Apache OpenOffice — The Free and Open Productivity Suite

•Bean — another free word processor for OS X only, 10.4 or newer

Multimedia Software

IINA — The modern media player for macOS

VLC media player — standalone player supports almost every format known (it also helps HandBrake to rip DVDs)