Live Free or Die

The state of New Hampshire has this line on all car number plates; Live Free or Die.
I could never forget that or get over it.
Sure, the best things in life are free. But what am I getting at?

Here is some great free software for the Mac.


Freeware for Mac OSX

SilverKeeper: Excellent and free backup software

MacJournal : It’s a journal and that’s just the beginning. An excellent software for just about anyone to store all your thoughts, notes, ideas, plans etc etc. The list is endless. It now has blogger features as well as supporting LiveJournal. Just download this and use. Period.

CocAspell: An open-source spell check. Infinitely better than Apple’s built in dictionary.
Nisus Thesaurus: A stand-alone application or a service that can be invoked in any application that supports services.

Quicksilver: Cool interface and if you don’t want to spend the US$15 for LaunchBar then go for this one.
QuickImageCM: Contextual Menu plug in which allows you to manipulate images with yes you guessed it; a control click.

Quick Access : a Contextual menu plug in that allows you to jump to folders, copy to, move to and make alias’ of files. Heaven sent! Why didn’t they think of building this right into OSX 10.3 Panther?

JunkMatcher: Works as a spam filter with Mail.

Blue Phone Menu: An app that adds Caller ID functionality to your menu bar and desktop using your Bluetooth enabled phone.

Onyx: OnyX is a utility of maintenance, of optimization and personalization for Mac OS X. It also makes it possible to configure certain hidden parameters of Finder, Dock, Safari, to remove a certain number of files and folders that become cumbersome, preview the different logs and CrashReporter, and more…