A. List of Maintenance apps:
-These Apps will help with maintaing your mac and keeping it running well.
1. AppleJack- The best monthly mac maintenance utility best of all its free and we recommend you run it monthly.
2. DiskWarrior- A wonderful disk utility that can recover and repair a corrupt mac os x operating system. Not free but it is worth the money.
3. Superduper- For backing up your Hard drive.
4. AppFresh- Use to keep apps updated.
B. List of recommended freeware apps
-These are apps that most of us mac users could not live without.
1. VLC- This app is a great app to have because it plays just about every video and audio format that has ever been created.
2. Flip4Mac- Enables playing of wmv videos in quicktime!
3. Perian- "Perian is a free, open source QuickTime component that adds native support for many popular video formats."
4. Monolingual- Use this great app to gain some disk space back, this app regains hard drive space by removing un-needed language files.
5. The Unarchiver- unarchives
6. AdiumX- Chat Client
7. Disk Inventory X
C. List of Freeware apps that are great for replacing paid for apps.
1. Open Office- Replaces Microsoft office wonderfully.
2. NeoOffice- Is similar to Open Office.
List will be updated when new apps are recommended to me by other members.
EDIT: Updated list for original topic poster due to forum edit limitations. ~ Animal 3-19-11
Edited by Animal, 19 March 2011 - 02:34 PM.