Essential Mac Software

Latest Update – August 2012, for Mac OS X 10.8 “Mountain Lion”

This is my list of essential software for OS X – it’s what I install on my Macs and use every day.

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When I’m doing Lisp development,

My web browser of choice is Google Chrome.

I don’t use the “Dashboard” facility in OS X (it’s a waste of CPU time and RAM), so I can’t recommend any widgets.

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