Mac OSX apps - utilities, productivity and screensavers

Industrial-strength software with a feather-light feel.

 
 
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Hue-topia

Control over your Philips Hue light bulbs with security features

Feel safer in your home and enjoy lighting effects from cosy to practical. Hue-topia gives you manual control over your bulbs and makes it easy to schedule them for when you're not around. Plus other reassuring security features.

 
 
 
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LIFXstyle

Control over your LIFXstyle light bulbs with security features

Feel safer in your home and enjoy lighting effects from cosy to practical. LIFXstyle gives you manual control over your bulbs and makes it easy to schedule them for when you're not around. Plus other reassuring security features.

 
 
 
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ScreenSleeves

Album cover artwork screensaver for Mac OSX

This screensaver Supports iTunes, Spotify and Snowtape, detects which is playing and displays cover art and details for the currently-playing track. It can find artwork online if necessary.

Written because the Lounge screensaver for Mac no longer seems to be available.

Free (premium version planned)

 
 
 
 
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AmbiSleeves

Ambient lighting that changes with your music

Extend the ScreenSleeves experience by giving your room ambient lighting based on the album cover that ScreenSleeves is currently displaying.

 
 
 
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Meander

Measuring made easy

Measure routes, shapes, anything that you can see on your screen. Simply trace your shape using mouse-clicks, then read off the distance and area in the units of your choice

 
 
 
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IP Camera Utility

Utility supporting certain older cameras like the EyeSpy 247 F+

Certain cameras have admin features (in particular, setting up motion detection areas) which make use of ActiveX and therefore aren't accessible from OSX. This free application fills in those gaps. It also adds a sound trigger which isn't built into these cameras..

 
 
 
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Announce

Send multiple emails individually

Send multiple emails individually using a data file and template.

Free beta
 
 
 
 
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SharpResize

Better quality web thumbnails quickly and easily

Prepare better thumbnail images for your website or blog, resized uniformly and with a polished look. SharpResize is lightweight, has convenient controls and shortcuts and produces a more polished result.

 
 
 
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ClipAssist

Easy access to standard clips of text

there are snippets of text that you have to type regularly; your address, directions, answers to frequently-asked questions... Do you type them every time? Do you search for a document or old email and copy and paste from there?

ClipAssist will sit in the background and give you quick access to those clips, in unstyled text so that you can paste anywhere with the minimum fuss.

 
 
 
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Moneytrends

Easily see trends for multiple currencies

Not a simple currency converter, Moneytrends displays short or long-term trends for multiple currencies using European Bank data.

 
 
 
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IPGofer

Solves the problem of a changing / dynamic IP address

IPGofer does one simple job, regularly and without complaining.

This is a simple version of some dynamic dns services. It's not as comprehensive as such services. But it is free, it doesn't require registration with a third party or registration or transfer of a domain name.