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    new mac user, what shall i try?
    so what programs should i download to see how good macs realy are

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    Quote Originally Posted by beck
    so what programs should i download to see how good macs realy are

    hands down download Quicksilver :teen:

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    Searching on or should find most of what is below and saves me hunting up links...
    QuickSilver - A launcher and more, much more
    SubEthaEdit - Nifty text editor
    Mac The Ripper - DVD ripper
    Synergy for iTunes - Add on for iTunes
    You get the idea
    Camino - Browser
    Skype - IP phone
    Adium X - Instant Messaging

    Slightly Eclectic
    ShapeShifter - Appearance customizer (not Free)
    VLC - media player
    Handbrake - Video Encoder
    VoodooPad - NotePad with Wiki-like functions (not Free)
    Stickybrain - Personal Organizer (not Free)
    PithHelmet - ad-blocker
    Virtue - virtual desktops
    NeoOffice - Mac version of OpenOffice
    DVD2OneX - Encoder (not Free)

    Basic Geek Chic
    Carbon Copy Cloner - copy your drive to another drive
    Geek Tools - display things on your desktop
    Audio Hijack - redirect sound output (not Free)
    OSXVNC - remote access server
    Chicken of the VNC - remote access client
    Yasu - maintanence utility
    Cocktail - a different maintenance utility

    EDIT: added a brief description to each.

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    Macbook, iMac G5, iPad, iPhone 4, iPod (MANY)!
    Camino - Browser
    Firefox - Browser
    Delicious Library - Index DVD, Books, etc. Not free! Many others are free.
    DVDTheque - Index DVDs Free!
    Konfabulator - widgets Not free!
    NetNewsWire Lite - RSS Feed Reader Free!
    NewsTicker - RSS Feed Read - Not free. But it's attractive.
    iPodderX Lite - RSS Feed Reader for podcasting. Free!
    StreamRipperX - Records songs from iTunes radio and chops them up and labels them. Free!
    Colloquy - IRC Free! You can chat with us in our chat room.
    Growl - It helps apps notify you better. Free
    Cyberduck - FTP App Free!

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