When it comes to power management, the Mac far excels any of the PCs. I have my Mac configured such that it goes to sleep within 30 minutes of it being idle. unfortunately this tends to disrupt my downloads and also prevents me from remote logging in whenever I want to.
A few months back, we blogged about 7 applications for your Mac to prevent it from sleeping. While these programs make the process extremely simple, OSX Mountain Lion comes inbuilt with a ready command line tool that makes this process extremely easy. Fire up Terminal and run the following command: caffeinate -i -t 36000 & The command above will tell OS X to not sleep on idle (-i) and to keep running for 36,000 seconds or 10 hours (-t 36000).
Finally, the much awaited operating system release of the summer is here… at least for Mac users! Apple released OS X Mountain Lion yesterday, it’s most advanced operating system to date with over 200 changes from Lion.
Following are some of the best free applications for Mac that might come in handy for everyday routine work. You might also be interested in checking out my earlier post on Top 5 Free System Applications for Mac Os X, Best HD Video Players for Mac and Free File Compressors for Mac OS X. The Unarchiver The Unarchiver is a much more capable replacement for “BOMArchiveHelper.
I earlier wrote about some of the most useful application you can download on your Mac free of charge. It includes Best HD Video Players for Mac, Free File Compressors for Mac OS X and Top 5 To-Do List Managers for Mac OS X. Today Im going to cover some of the most used system applications for Mac.
When it comes to playing movie there is only one software that I use and it’s the VLC player. Since I don’t own a Mac machine I haven’t tried anything on it personally but here are some of the most widely used Video players you can use to play your videos on Mac. On the top of my head I have my personal favorite Vlc Player Vlc is without any doubts one of the best media players out there that is highly portable for various audio and video formats including MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX and mp3.
If you had been looking for a Mac OS X application that allows you to keep everything in order for you then you have come to the right place. I have gathered some of the best productivity tools that offers easy to use Fast and Easy-to-Use To-Do List features. EtreTask EtreTask is a small, fast, easy-to-use to-do list manager.
Roxio is one of the leading companes that specializes in digital media software solutions. They have recently launched the latest version of their market leading buring and digital media software for Mac known as Toast 10 Titanium. Toast 10 Titanium is claimed to be one of the most essential complement to the Mac OS X and iLife applications.
We have always known Windows to be spyware prone. However, one thing that was considered to be without spyware is the Mac. Well, until F-Secure received a proof-of-concept sample of an adware program for Mac OS X.