20 must have mac apps for web designers

Graphic

Adobe Creative Suite 4 (US$1,799)

You really need some info?

Pixelmator ($59)

A great (and cheap) graphic editor for mac. The interface is very cool!

FTP

Cyberduck (free)

Filezilla (free)

Databases Tools

MAMP (free)

It installs a local server environment (“MAMP” stands for: Macintosh, Apache, Mysql and PHP)

SequelPro (free)

It’s a fast, easy-to-use Mac database management application for working with MySQL databases

Twitter Clients

Tweetie (free with ads)

Imho the best twitter client for Mac and iPhone

TweetDeck (free)

Utilities

DropBox (2GB free)

I can’t live without this amazing app. The easiest way to store, sync, and, share files online

xScope ($26.95)

Great tool for measuring, aligning and inspecting on-screen graphics and layouts.

Fresh ($9.00)

Gives you the ability to quickly access to recently modified files

Font Explorer X Pro (€ 79.00)

1Password ($39.95)

Fantastic utility to save all your passwords (and more…)

Onyx (free)

OS X maintenance & optimization tool

Organizers

Things ($49.95)

Just the best to-do list application for Mac

Billings 3 ($39.95)

Super billing and invoicing tool

Web Development Tools

Coda ($99)

Textmate ($39.00)

Chat

Adium (free)

A free instant messaging application that can connect to Gmail, AIM, MSN, Jabber, Yahoo, and more

Skype (free)

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Gerard
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Nice list..

It’s Adium, not Audium :)

Andy
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you forgot Fontcase.
Awesome FontLibrary for just $56
http://www.bohemiancoding.com/fontcase/index.html

ThisIsInspired
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Great list (a little confusing about why Onyx is included). I must say Coda – which I only bought after much thought and consideration – is definitely the best software tool I have. Plus, it handles FTP as well; Technically, you can do without a stand-alone FTP app if you… Read more »
Gita
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We’re honoured to have 1Password appear on your list, thank you!


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Michael
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Textmate is 39 Euros not 39 Dollars

so currently about $58

Mike Grace
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Love this list! Simply amazing development tools that I use all the time! I’m surprised that transmit isn’t on here though for a paid FTP solution. Keep up the good work!

André
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Thanks for this list. Already have a few apps such as 1password and Cyberduck, but will try some mentioned ones as well. :)

Chris Williams
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Agree with this list completely.

Carlos Fonseca
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You missed CSS Edit?

dadj
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how can quicksilver not be in this list????

Simone
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Ottima lista, io aggiungerei anche smultron come editor, ed è free, un must have :)

nice list, i would add also smultron as editor, its free and its a must have for me :)

Nicolas Ackroyd
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eugenio
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Tweetie is free after Twitter bought Tweetie for iPhone and it no logner displays ads.

You can add XAMPP for databases tools and Transmit for the FTP software also…

Anonymous
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I use Transmit for FTP and SFTP access. Its cool!

Anonymous
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I use Transmit for FTP and SFTP access. Its cool!

Ariadna
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I think that some of this applications are already overrated and were changed with some better ones. Asigurari Auto

Tshepo Sibanda
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Smart stuff

Tshepo Sibanda
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Smart stuff

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