20 must have mac apps for web designers


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!


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)


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


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)


Adium (free)

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

Skype (free)

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