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Old 08-16-2022, 09:56 PM
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Default Little Mac OS nuggets that we love

I have a few little utilities that are so simple yet so useful to me that I thought I'd share. Please join in, and it could be small apps, utilities or just simple tips. And not necessarlily PT/audio related.

I'll start:

Quitter
Free menu item that lets you set an application to hide or quit after a set time of inactivity. Very useful to keep thing tidy and uncluttered.

ClockDesk
Free or $10, don't remember. Simply a custumizable clock for your desktop. Just what I needed when I finally got rid of my analog wall clock, with it's annoying clicks.

PopClip
Select any text anywhere, and a small selection of copy/paste/search/createsticky etc, pops up next to your curser. Very customizable. Couldn't live without it now.

DaisyDisk
$10 app that scans and sorts your data, and sorts folders by size, and makes it extremely easy to get an overview of what's taking up space.

Pick up calls on your mac
If you have an iPhone, it's pretty nice to be able to hear the person calling on my studio monitors and speak into my talkback mic.
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Thank you Mr. Ben!

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Old 08-17-2022, 07:46 AM
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Thank you Mr. Ben!
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Old 08-17-2022, 03:53 PM
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i cannot live without ClipMenu.
many similar apps out there, but i have never found one better.
has not been updated a long time, but it's 64bit, and thus still works with the latest macOS.
and you can't beat the price.

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I love BetterTouchTool or BTT.
Great for customising key commands and macros... and controlling with your phone or iPad etc.

Superb app/utility.

https://folivora.ai
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I like chronosync. I think it’s $20. Backs up my pt sessions every night.
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Amphetamine to easily control sleep behavior. And if you have any drives with aggressive firmware controlled sleep it can keep them awake. In the app store.

PlugInfo
https://www.thinkersnacks.com/as-pluginfo.html
Really quick scan of all your installed plugins. Identifies the type and architecture. Can export the info. Great app.
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Old 08-17-2022, 11:48 PM
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Amphetamine to easily control sleep behavior. And if you have any drives with aggressive firmware controlled sleep it can keep them awake. In the app store.

PlugInfo
https://www.thinkersnacks.com/as-pluginfo.html
Really quick scan of all your installed plugins. Identifies the type and architecture. Can export the info. Great app.
That's great!
Even though I don't really need it yet, I'm shure it will come in very handy, in the not too distant future.
PlugInfo in the App Store at $2.99.

I just bought it and opened it. Simple, unexiting interface, but who cares; instant overview of all my plugins, every format, this is genius!
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Old 08-18-2022, 01:43 AM
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I love BetterTouchTool or BTT.
Great for customising key commands and macros... and controlling with your phone or iPad etc.

Superb app/utility.

https://folivora.ai
Couldn't live without BTT. Btw BTT also has a simple clipboard manager.
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