In October, I bought a new MacBook Pro and did a fresh install. I took notes on the software I installed with the hopes of sharing them with the world (as I did in 2014 and 2011). It’s now December and I finally have time to write the blog post. Busy!
On Zack’s indirect suggestion, I’ve decided to do a clean install of Yosemite. As I wait for Yosemite to download, I thought I’d do an itemization of the software I’m using these days. The last time I did this was January 2011 — fun to see how some things change and others remain the same. Writing […]
Super slick recipe manager.
Postbox crashes before it opens. I can’t believe my inbox is this bad. Switching back to Sparrow.
Every day for work, there’s several applications I always use. The other day, I put together a quick and dirty bash script for opening all of them at once. I’m terribly inexperienced at this, so don’t poke fun, only offer good suggestions for improvement… [sourcecode language=”bash”] #!/bin/bash # Open all of the requisite applications echo […]
ForkLift 2 – The second coming of file management. Apparently faster than Cyberduck. Trying it out.
Switching back to Remember The Milk from The Hit List. The latter just has too many bugs and interface quirks for my liking.
For one reason or another, upgrading Growl to v1.3 causes all sorts of mayhem. Growl v1.3 is a new, paid application that’s different software from the previous preference pane. The only instruction I saw when I upgraded was to run the uninstaller for the preference pane. After a bit of trial and error, I discovered […]
Adobe CS4 and CS3 Free Trials (incl. After Effects). Because some of us still have the licenses we purchased years ago, and Adobe only offers CS5 (which requires Adobe AIR, ick) from their website.
This is every application I’ve opened today.