Om Malik has posted a list of his top 10 Mac applications. I use most of what he posted, but it started me thinking about my top apps. For anyone who cares, here they are:
- Camino – I agree with Om on this one. Firefox was my favourite but I was becoming increasingly annoyed by its slow performance even in a 2GHz MacBook and Safari was not extensible. With the inclusion of some fantastic plugins from Pimp My Camino, I have all I need.
- iChat – I have used the Jabber (XMPP) protocol to integrate my Google Talk, MSN, AIM, and Yahoo instant messenger accounts.
- NetNewsWire – I fire this one for a daily dose of Google Reader, Web Worker Daily, and MacWorld.
- Qumana – Simple, capable blogging application.
- QuickSilver – I would not be as productive without this application launcher.
- Parallels Desktop for Mac – This one makes my MacBook more valuable. I can run Windows XP, Vista and Ubuntu Linux all one machine (although not all at the same time).
- CrossOver – For when I need to run Quicken for Windows (because Quicken for Mac SUCKS!!!)
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