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macosxhints.com 2005 Pick of the Week

Date Program Name Program Type Descriptive Blurb
H A L L   O F   F A M E
1 SnapzPro X Utility Simply the best image capture application
2 DragThing Utility Application launcher and switcher and more!
3 Mozilla Internet Hooked on tabbed browsing
4 DesktopCalendar Information Small calendar on your desktop
5 GraphicConverter Utility Handle nearly any type of graphics
6 TinkerTool Utility Tweak a multitude of OS X settings
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J A N U A R Y
Jan 3 DownloadComment Internet Save Safari download URLs in file comments
Jan 10 WeatherPop Utility Weather in the menubar
Jan 17 TextWrangler Editors A powerful and free text editor
Jan 24 Mouseposé Utility Hilight the cursor's position onscreen
Jan 31 WordService OS X Service Adds useful text handling features to any Cocoa app
F E B R U A R Y
Feb 7 Holding Pattern Screensaver Airliner window seat views as a screensaver
Feb 14 WordPress Internet A weblog app that's simple to install and use
Feb 21 Witch Utility Manage open and minimized windows via hotkeys
Feb 28 Backdrop Utility An aid to great screenshots
M A R C H
Mar 7 Recent Tunes Utility iTunes song info in the menubar and on the web
Mar 14 PulpFiction Internet A Mail-like program for reading RSS/news feeds
Mar 21 Pod2Go iPod Utility Transfer interesting information to an iPod
Mar 28 EasyFrame Graphics Easily add artistic frames to your images
A P R I L
Apr 4 URLwell Internet A handy storage spot for temporary URLs
Apr 11 OSXplanet Utility View images of planets on the desktop
Apr 18 1-ClickAnswers Utility Get detailed info on any select word or phrase
Apr 25 Diabolitin Utility Easily manage various system-level components
M A Y
May 2 Nascar Racing 2003 Season Game Bang-em-up Nascar racing
May 9 Indy Audio Tool An 'intelligent listener' for indepenent music
May 16 Taboo Browser Plug-in Prevent closing a multi-tab Safari window
May 23 Xyle scope Utility A 'microscope' to examine web pages
May 30 No Pick --- Macworld / Mac OS X Hints announcement week
J U N E
Jun 6 Fast Amazon Widget A widget to handle Amazon searching
Jun 13 PasswordWallet Utility Manage passwords, etc. on Mac and Palm
Jun 20 Mail Act-On Utility A plug-in to help manage Mail messages
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O C T O B E R
Oct 3 Textpander Utility Expand typed shortcuts into full text strings
Oct 10 Spotless Utility Gain some measure of control over Spotlight
Oct 17 ColorTagGen Graphics Generate HTML color tags from selected colors
Oct 24 PCalc Utility Full-featured calculator with a great interface
Oct 31 Widget Update Widget A widget to help keep widgets up-to-date
N O V E M B E R
Nov 7 Celestia Application Universe exploration tool with amazing visuals
Nov 14 CryptoQuote Game Decode multitudes of cryptoquotes
Nov 21 Cast Away Utility Gain control over iTunes' podcast management
Nov 28 Word Counter Utility Count words in many files, including Word
D E C E M B E R
Dec 5 FolderGlance Utility Useful 'drill-down' contextual menu tool
Dec 12 DockStar Utility See multiple unread counts in Mail's Dock icon
Dec 19 Document Palette Utility Powerful 'new document here' utility
Dec 26 Transmit 3 Utility Feature-laden and very Mac-like file transfer app
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