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About This list of Best Free Software for Mac OS now includes 281 applications in various categories. With the advent of 'iDevices', Mac OS has arguably become one of the fastest growing user bases in the last decade. Not only for graphic design and audio/video editors anymore, Mac OS, with its simplistic design, has caught the appeal of many more common users who want a system that just works. One of the largest shortfallings, however, is that enhanced functionality comes at a cost.
Many software solutions for Mac OS are paid options that allow certain functionalities. The goal of this group is to break down that barrier and provide a large database of free software for Mac OS to enhance your Mac experience. Ranging from comic book readers to programming editors, chess to media centers, our team has taken the time to review and recommend the best free software for Mac OS. This entry is a bad joke.
There IS NO Macintosh Binary for this APP! You expect my typical reader to Download the Source package/Check the Hashes to see it hasn't been tampered with/Compile this to MAKE a binary copy/Start the compiled App in the Terminal - all for a Command Line program with NO GUI? I, myself, have never compiled a package to MAKE a Program: and I do NOT expect my readers to do things I cannot. And I do not use command line programs: you must remember a whole bunch of complicated command line sequences and be a good touch typist as well. Frankly, that stuff went out with DOS 5.0: And I do not care to revisit those days.
Programs I will use have Menus and can be controlled with a pointing device: like a mouse, or trackpad, or trackball. And my readers expect the same. Please, in the future do not post any program as a suggestion for this list for which you must compile your own binary!
And, I would highly dissuade you from suggesting anymore command line programs: Because I do not intend to post them unless they really fulfill a critical function that no other program (With a GUI) can match. I want the 10 minutes of my life, that it took me to check this useless entry, Back!. or to post comments. Tonight you die is an audio rich first person exploration game. Players are abandoned in a desolate brutalist cityscape with only a menacing note as a clue: 'tonight you die'.' : Asciinema - record and share your terminal sessions: '. Jahshaka is bringing you the future of immersive digital content creation.
It delivers a media management and playback platform the is accentuated by compositing, editing and effects modules.' Kibana is an open source data visualization platform that allows you to interact with your data through stunning, powerful graphics that can be combined into custom dashboards that help you share insights from your data far and wide.' ScreenCloud makes screenshot sharing easy.'
Apache Directory Studio is a complete directory tooling platform intended to be used with any LDAP server however it is particularly designed for use with ApacheDS.' : GNS3 - a graphical network simulator to design and configure virtual networks: '.
Jenkins is an award-winning application that monitors executions of repeated jobs, such as building a software project or jobs run by cron.' :. or to post comments. Iridium is a free, open, and libre browser modification of the Chromium code base, with privacy being enhanced in several key areas. Automatic transmission of partial queries, keywords, metrics to central services inhibited and only occurs with consent.
In addition, all our builds are reproducible, and modifications are auditable, setting the project ahead of other secure browser providers.' : HipChat: Xpad - notepad (not maintained anymore): XTorrent2: Telephone is a VoIP program which allows you to make phone calls over the internet: Buddi is a personal finance and budgeting program: FreeWRL is an Open Source, cross platform VRML2 and X3D compliant browser, with script, SAI and EAI support: TeXShop: Photivo:. or to post comments. OpenRA is a Libre/Free Real Time Strategy project that recreates the classic Command & Conquer titles. We include recreations of C&C (Tiberian Dawn), C&C: Red Alert, and Dune 2000.
These are not intended to be perfect copies, but instead combine the classic gameplay of the originals with modern improvements such as unit veterancy and the fog of war.' : Terminology for OS X Dictionary: Disconnect free: '. Toggl Desktop is a small desktop application that will help you track time more conveniently. It sits quietly in your system tray and when you need it (to start/stop/edit your work), it’s quickly accessible. It does what it’s designed to do best – tracks time.' : Fluid lets you create a Real Mac App out of any website or web application, effectively turning your favorite web apps into OS X desktop apps: '. Hocus Focus automatically hides application windows that have been inactive for a certain period of time, leaving only the applications you’re using visible.
It’s a great way to keep your screens clutter free and your mind focused on the task at hand.' : Desperate Gods is a free online board game that was designed to be played just like a board game in real-life: no rules are enforced by the computer, and all moves are performed in a shared physical space. Thank you for all the useful suggestions. But a few of your suggestions are old programs that no longer even launch on Mac OS 10.7 or later, or won't work properly on any recent Mac OS. Take 'Juice', from 2005, for example: it won't even launch! Or your suggestion for 'Burn' - which quits in the middle of a Burn - and is no longer supported by the developer: I removed that from this list 2 weeks ago!
(and commented on its removal - so no one would suggest it again - in the editor's forum: in a thread with the words Mac and Gory in the title. Please read it?) And thank you for all the suggested games. But I don't happen to have a spare year handy in which to check to see if they are still working on Mac OS 10.9. Nor to even post the 100 games in the 'Merry Christmas' list I made (in the 'Recent Finds' section in the editors forum) - that I know still work because I pre-tested them out FOR Christmas! This is my first time online this week.
My real life has become way too busy to allow me any time online to post new things ANYWHERE. Pile 'em On!!! But I will not be posting new stuff until I've checked the whole existing list and removed all the posted things that don't work any longer (like Burn). And that's not going to be soon if I only get 3 hours online a week - only by getting up super early at 4 AM some day.
After I check the existing things on the list to see if they still work, and weed out the remaining non-functional items, then - and only then - will I start weeding out any non-functioning suggestions and adding them to the list. I seem to be the only editor here with a Macintosh - and half of my friends own Macs too - so it falls on me to see if they still work before they are posted. It is a big responsibility. And weeks of continuous non-stop working just to test the remaining ones. And I have less time for the internet now than ever before (I'm not liking the fact I can't be here as much as I wish to be. My hour is up.
See you next week. or to post comments.
OpenClonk is a free multiplayer action game in which you control clonks, small but witty and nimble humanoid beings. The game is mainly about mining, settling and fast-paced melees: Aquamacs is a user-friendly build of the powerful Emacs text editor: XMind free: '. Anxiety is a super-lightweight To-do list application for Mac OS X Leopard that synchronizes with iCal and Mail.
Its aim is to provide a streamlined, easily accessible interface to add and check off your tasks, while remaining poised to melt into the background at a moments notice.' Adapter - the ultimate converter.' :. or to post comments.
Darktable is an open source photography workflow application and RAW developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. It manages your digital negatives in a database, lets you view them through a zoomable lighttable and enables you to develop raw images and enhance them.' Koala is a GUI application for Less, Sass, Compass and CoffeeScript compilation, to help web developers to use them more efficiently.' : SimpLESS is your easy-to-use LESS CSS compiler: MacClean: '.
Infinit is the easiest app for sending any kind and size of files to your friends.' SiteSucker is a Macintosh application that automatically downloads Web sites from the Internet. It does this by asynchronously copying the site's Web pages, images, backgrounds, movies, and other files to your local hard drive, duplicating the site's directory structure. Just enter a URL (Uniform Resource Locator), press return, and SiteSucker can download an entire Web site.' Enigma is a puzzle game inspired by Oxyd on the Atari ST and Rock'n'Roll on the Amiga. The object of the game is to find uncover pairs of identically colored Oxyd stones. Certainly not!
Hidden traps, vast mazes, laser beams, and, most of all, countless hairy puzzles usually block your direct way to the Oxyd stones.' : Numpty Physics is a drawing puzzle game: '.
Sweet Home 3D is a free interior design applicationthat helps you draw the plan of your house, arrange furniture on it and visit the results in 3D.' : Luminance HDR: Pinta is a free, open source drawing/editing program: Dwarf fortress:. or to post comments. BetterTouchTool is a great, feature packed FREE app that allows you to configure many gestures for your Magic Mouse, Macbook Trackpad and Magic Trackpad. It also allows you to configure actions for keyboard shortcuts, normal mice and the Apple Remote.' X Lossless Decoder(XLD) is a tool for Mac OS X that is able to decode/convert/play various 'lossless' audio files.
The supported audio files can be split into some tracks with cue sheet when decoding.' ImageOptim is a free app that makes images take up less disk space and load faster, without sacrificing quality.' LineIn is a simple application for OS X to enable the soft playthru of audio from input devices. In simpler terms, you can use LineIn to play sound coming in through a microphone or any other device plugged in to your Sound In port, just as was once available with OS 9's 'Play input through output device' option.' : AppPolice is a minimalistic application for Mac OS X that lets you quickly limit the CPU usage of any of the running processes: Recordit: '. ITerm2 is a replacement for Terminal and the successor to iTerm.
ITerm2 brings the terminal into the modern age with features you never knew you always wanted.' : Slate is a window management application: XtraFinder add Tabs and features to Mac Finder:. or to post comments.
Xhyve - a port of bhyve to OS X: '. MacID is a fast, secure way to unlock your Mac without the inconvenience of typing your password over and over.' : VimR - refined Vim Experience for OS X: Tiny for Mac: '. Skynet takes the things you share the most and makes them easier, faster, and more fun.
And with support for group conversations, you can send to as many people you'd like.' : Secret Maryo Chronicles is an Open Source two-dimensional platform game with a design similar to classic computer games: Spectacle - '. Window control with simple, customizable keyboard shortcuts.' : Touchgrind: CSR Racing: Pocket planes: Gas Mask is simple hosts file manager for Mac OS X. It allows editing of host files and switching between them: MenuMeters is a set of CPU, memory, disk, and network monitoring tools: Hex Fiend - hex editor: Potrace is a tool for tracing a bitmap, which means, transforming a bitmap into a smooth, scalable image: Integrity - '. Easily find your website's broken links.'
: Asepsis prevents creation of.DSStore files. It redirects their creation into a special folder: KeepingYouAwake is a small menu bar utility can be activated to prevent your Mac from going into sleep:. or to post comments.
Homebrew Cask extends Homebrew and brings its elegance, simplicity, and speed to OS X applications and large binaries alike.' The Battle for Wesnoth is a Free, turn-based tactical strategy game with a high fantasy theme, featuring both single-player, and online/hotseat multiplayer combat.' Comical is a portable CBR and CBZ viewer written in C using wxWidgets. It supports multiple image formats and uses high-quality image scaling algorithms to fit pages onscreen.' : YACReader: '.
Karabiner - apowerful and stable keyboard customizer.' Dragand - a quick and simple application to download subtitles of your favorite series.' : Encrypto: Fotor: '. Cobook is the unified address book that brings together contact info from your computer, social networks and other sources.' Vienna is an RSS/Atom reader for Mac OS X, packed with powerful features that help you make sense of the flood of information that is distributed via these formats today.'
GeekTool is an application for Mac OS 10.6+. It lets you display various kinds of information on your desktop via 3 default plug-ins.' Nerdtool allows you to display many things directly on top of your desktop; weather reports, headline news, and system vitals are just a few uses.' : Retinizer: Amnesty singles - a drag-and-drop utility that converts Dashboard widgets into standalone applications: PS3 Media Server is a DLNA-compliant UPnP Media Server: '. Teleport is a simple utility to let you use one single mouse and keyboard to control several of your Macs.'
NvALT is a fork of the original Notational Velocity by Brett Terpstra and ElasticThreads (David Halter) with some additional features (MultiMarkdown preview and source views, public note sharing, customizable colors) and some interface modifications (bookmarks HUD, fullscreen view and more).' :. or to post comments. But I do not use an iPad or Apple 'Mail', myself. Here is how I would theoretically proceed: 1. Get them all in a group. Arrange their sorting order so as to get as many spam messages in a contiguous block as is possible - hopefully they are all marked as junk and you can sort by junk status.
You can arrange to sort them by clicking on the tops of the various columns (sender email address/junk status/date/subject/. And so on) - which will regroup them by sender or subject. Bulk delete shortcuts On my Mac Desktop I can 'Select' a large contiguous block of files in the finder - or messages in my email client (or in quite a few other Mac programs) in one of two ways: Drag Select. Where you hold the left mouse button down while drawing a rectangle that encloses JUST the items you want. OR Select the first message of the block you want deleted - then HOLD DOWN the Shift Key and click on the last message of the block you want deleted: that selects all messages between the first and last ones. Then click Delete.
Go get the iPad Manual: and check page 55 Please. 'Delete, move, or mark multiple messages. While viewing a list of messages, tap Edit. Select some messages, then choose an action. If you make a mistake, shake iPad immediately to undo.'
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I would like to use the WatchService API as mentioned in this link: After reading around, I found out that WatchService is part of the NIO class which is scheduled for JDK 7. So, it is in beta form. Has the JDK which I downloaded and extracted. I got a bunch of folders. I don't know what to do with them.
Then, I read around some more and found that some nice group of people created JDK 7 as a binary so someone like me can install it easily. It is called Open JDK: So, I downloaded the.dmg file and install it. Then I open 'Java Preference' and see that OpenJDK7 is available. So, now I feel that I can start trying out WatchService API. From the tutorial in the first link, the author gave a.java file to test it out first and make sure that it is running. Here is the link to the file: So, I boot up Eclipse (actually I use STS) and create a new Java project and choose JaveSE-1.7 in the 'use an execution environment JRE:'.
Under the src folder, I copy pasted the WatchDir.java file. And I still see tons of squiggly red lines. All the 'import.java.nio.' are all red and I cannot run it as a Java app. What do I need to do? Java 9, 10, 11 Years ago, Apple joined the project, transferring their formerly proprietary macOS-specific JVM code as free-of-cost open-source.
Apple ceased distribution of their own branded JVM/JDK, relying on Oracle’s branded releases to include a version for macOS. Oracle has recently announced their intention to bring their Oracle-branded JVM release to feature parity with the OpenJDK project, with virtually the same code base. The company even donated their previously commercial tools, &, to the OpenJDK project. This is part of the shift to a new rapid “release train” plan for predictably scheduled versioning of Java and OpenJDK.
Notably, the periods for free-of-cost public updates is now shortened. As a result of all this, macOS users of Java have a choice of vendors for a Java implementation. At this point, at least three sources are based on OpenJDK for macOS:. of the JDK and JRE, with optional paid support. releasing:. line of free-of-cost JVMs with optional paid support.
line of commercial JVMs with special features such as an alternate garbage-collector., roll-your-own compilation & installation (perhaps not practical for most of us). Meanwhile, IBM donated code for a JVM to the Eclipse Foundation, now housed in the project. I wonder if they might support a macOS release as well, though it is too soon to tell. Personally, I am currently using the Zulu release of Java 10.0.1 from Azul on macOS High Sierra successfully with 2018.2 to produce Java-backed web apps with. Installation/Removal Both Oracle and Azul provide utterly easy-to-use installers to install the JVM/JDK on your Mac. Verify your installation by using the Terminal.app (or equivalent) to type and run: java -version You will find the Java installations in this folder at the root level of your drive (not in your home folder): /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines Each version from each vendor is found there, in a labeled nested folder. You can delete any installation simply by deleting the nested folder for that version and providing your system password when prompted.
Java 8 You can for for the versions of Mac OS X:. Mountain Lion (10.8.3+). Mavericks (10.9). Yosemite (10.10). El Capitan (10.11) Each version of JVM you install can be found here: /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines For more instructions and FAQ, see. Java 7 For every release of since Update 4, a Mac version has been ready alongside the other platforms. Runs on Macs with 64-bit hardware on Lion (10.7.3+), Mountain Lion (10.8.3+), and Mavericks (10.9.x).
Oracle the official release of the JDK for Java SE 7 Update 4 on Mac OS X (Lion), as of 2012-04-26. No more need for the tricks discussed on this page. Installation is simple per:. Download from on the Oracle web site. Mount the DMG. Run the installer. This release has a few limitations, most notably the lack of support for and the Java Plugin for web browsers.
That support is expected later this year. After installing, read the Most importantly, if you want Java 7 to be the default, drag it to the top of the list in the Java Preferences app found in your Utilities folder. Mac OS X easily supports multiple JVMs simultaneously. Each is now found here: /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines Congratulations to the Apple & Oracle teams for their achievement. This geek gets a thrill seeing Mac OS X listed as a '.
Tip: To start on a Mac with only Java 7 installed, open the file named eclipse rather than the file named Eclipse.app. Java 6 Apple continues to supply an up-to-date implementation of Java 6 for all versions of Mac OS X up through Mountain Lion. If you do something that requires Java, such as type 'java -version' in Terminal.app, a dialog appears offering to install Java for you. If you accept, installation happens automatically similar to other 'Software Updates' from Apple. You will find Java installed in this location, different than Java 7 & 8: /System/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines Java 6 has with Oracle as of 2013-02 (unless you have a commercial support agreement with Oracle). So you should be moving to Java 7 or 8. Testing New Version In Terminal.app, type java -version to verify which version is the current default.
Deleting Old Versions After installing a fresh version, you may want to visit the folder described above to delete old versions. Move the folder to the Trash, and provide your System password complete the move.
By the way, Apple provides a for developers’ technical issues related to Java on OS X. I know that some may want to smack me for re-opening old post, but if you feel so do it I just hope this may help someone else trying to set JDK 7 on Mac OS (using IntelliJ).
What I did to get this working on my machine is to:. followed instructions on for general installation.
in IntelliJ open/create new project so you can add new SDK (File Project Structure). select Platform Settings SDKs, press '+' (plus) sign to add new SDK. select JSDK and navigate to /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/JDK 1.7.0 Developer Preview.jdk/Contents/Home. Do not get it mistaken with /Users/YOURUSERNAME/Library/Java/. This will link 4 JARs from 'lib' directory (dt.jar, jconsole.jar, sa-jdi.jar and tools.jar). Driving theory test dvd for mac. you will need also add JARs from /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/JDK 1.7.0 Developer Preview.jdk/Contents/Home/jre/lib (charsets.jar, jce.jar, JObjC.jar, jsse.jar, management-agent.jar, resources.jar and rt.jar).
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It's possible that you still need to add the JDK into Eclipse (STS). Just because the JDK is on the system doesn't mean Eclipse knows where to find it. Go to Preferences Java Installed JREs If there is not an entry for the 1.7 JDK, add it.
You'll have to point Eclipse to where you installed your 1.7 JDK. If Eclipse can't find a JRE that is 1.7 compatible, I'm guessing that it just uses your default JRE, and that's probably still pointing at Java 1.6, which would be causing your red squiggly lines. The instructions by peterbudo worked perfectly. I had to add the jars under /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/JDK 1.7.0 Developer Preview.jdk/Contents/Home/jre/lib/ to my IntelliJ project libraries. Now it works like a charm.
Note that I didn't need my IDE itself to run under 1.7; rather, I only needed to be able to compile and run against 1.7. I'll most likely continue to use Apple's JRE for running the IDE since it's probably more stable with respect to graphics routines (Swing, AWT). Like the OP, I was really keen on testing out the new NIO2 API. Looking good so far. Thanks, Peter.
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I updated to Yosemite and Android Studio wouldn't clean my projects or Run them on virtual or real device because of the following error: Failed to complete Gradle execution.Cause:Supplied javaHome is not a valid folder. You supplied: /System/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/1.6.0.jdk/Contents/Home After some research and trouble shooting, I found that the JDK file that was being pointed to at '/System/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/1.6.0.jdk/Contents/Home' wasn't there; all of 'JavaVirtualMachines/1.6.0.jdk/Contents/Home' was missing from '/System/Library/Java'. So, I copied 'JavaVirtualMachines/1.6.0.jdk/Contents/Home' over from '/Library/Java/' to '/System/Library/Java/' and cha ching! I was back in business.