MacUpdate Promo – Great Mac Software, Dirt Cheap!

Check out the current [MacUpdate Promo](! For 50 bucks, you get: – **ForkLift** – a nice-looking FTP client – **RapidWeaver** – web site publishing software – **SwiftPublisher** – for writing newsletters and creating gift cards (perfect for Xmas!) – **Marine Aquarium** – really cool fish tank screen saver – **Xslimmer** – reclaim disk space by… Continue reading MacUpdate Promo – Great Mac Software, Dirt Cheap!

Downloading YouTube Videos

Have you ever seen a video on and wished you could keep a copy to watch again later? Or perhaps you’ve wished you could transfer it to your phone or iPod to show others? [TubeTV]( by Chimoosoft is what you need! TubeTV is an app for Mac OS X that downloads the Flash .flv… Continue reading Downloading YouTube Videos

Taskbar Shuffle – Windows Software

Is it overly geeky to want to rearrange the order of the applications in your Windows taskbar? I’ve installed [Taskbar Shuffle]( to do this. You simply drag and drop to arrange their ordering. On my PC at work, I tend to have many windows open at the same time – email, todo list, multiple telnet… Continue reading Taskbar Shuffle – Windows Software

Copilot 2.0 – Control Other PCs or Macs Over The Web

Fog Creek Software has just released [Copilot version 2.0]( Copilot lets you remote-control another PC, much like VNC or RDC, with the advantage that it requires zero configuration, works through firewalls, and leaves nothing installed when you’re finished. Great for family tech support! And get this – it now supports OS X. So you can… Continue reading Copilot 2.0 – Control Other PCs or Macs Over The Web

Discount on iView MediaPro 3

I use [iView MediaPro 3]( for managing my digital images, and absolutely love it. These kinds of digital asset management (DAM) tools are great for adding keywords to your photos, searching based upon keywords, editing down to a set of selects after a shoot, creating slide shows, keeping track of offline images (i.e. those stored… Continue reading Discount on iView MediaPro 3

Mac Disk Management Utilities

It doesn’t matter how large your hard disk is, you’ll always run short of space eventually. While trying to free up some space on my PowerBook for a video project, I came across these handy utilities for understanding where all your space has gone and freeing up space that’s wasted: – [Disk Inventory X]( –… Continue reading Mac Disk Management Utilities

ImageWell and MenuCalendarClock

I came across another couple of great Mac tools this week. [ImageWell]( is a free, simple image editor. It’s designed for rotating, resizing, cropping, and adding borders or drop shadows to your images quickly and easily. It can even upload them to your website at the click of a button, and will give you the… Continue reading ImageWell and MenuCalendarClock

PureText – Clipboard Cleaner For Windows

[PureText]( by Steve Miller is awesome for pasting stuff into CityDesk (and other HTML editors, rich text editors, formatted emails, Word docs, spreadsheets, etc). You just paste using Windows-V instead of Ctrl-V, and it’ll strip out all the formatting. It’s like doing Edit -> Paste Without Formatting or pasting into Notepad, copying, and pasting into… Continue reading PureText – Clipboard Cleaner For Windows

More Cool Mac Software

I found a couple of cool OS X applications this week: – [Onyx]( – System configuration, optimisation, maintenance, log file viewing and cleanup, cache and temporary file cleanup, etc. Freeware. – [Sticky Windows]( – Drag any window to the sides or bottom of the screen, and it becomes a tab and the window is hidden.… Continue reading More Cool Mac Software