# System

# Battery / Power management

⇵ Name Description Download
AlDente (opens new window) Charging Manager For MacBooks. Limit maximum charging percentage. Website (opens new window) Freemium Open-Source
App Tamer (opens new window) Detect apps that is resource hogs and auto slow down or pause apps when idle. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Apple Juice (opens new window) Advanced battery gauge that displays the remaining battery time and more. Github (opens new window) Free Open-Source
Batteries (opens new window) Track all your devices' batteries from your Mac. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Battery Indicator (opens new window) Remaining battery time in your menu bar AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Star Battery Monitor (opens new window) Display and monitor internal battery information AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Star Battery Toolkit (opens new window) Allows you to control the platform power state of your Apple Silicon Mac. Github (opens new window) Free Open-Source
Better Battery (opens new window) Monitoring battery health AppStore (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source
Endurence (opens new window) Add a power-saving mode for our Mac and boost your battery. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
FruitJuice (opens new window) Let you know how long to stay unplugged to keep your battery healthy. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Juice! (opens new window) Keeps an eye on your laptop’s battery charge level. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Magic Battery Mini (opens new window) Shows the battery level of input devices and Bluetooth headphones. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Magic Battery (opens new window) Shows battery level of supported input devices and headphones in the menu bar. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Power Manager (opens new window) Automate sophisticated tasks and improve your Mac's power management. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Wattagio (opens new window) Gives you info about battery health, life, consumption, and cycle count. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
coconutBattery (opens new window) Inspect your battery life and get live health information. Website (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source
BatteryBuddy (opens new window) Battery indicator in your menu bar, but cute. Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source

# Bluetooth

⇵ Name Description Download
AirBuddy (opens new window) AirBuddy brings the same AirPods experience you have on iOS to the Mac. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source

# Desktop

⇵ Name Description Download
Free My Desktop (opens new window) Automatically hides all the icons from your desktop, the dock and the menubar. Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
HiddenMe (opens new window) Hide your desktop icons with a single click AppStore (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source

# Device management (MDM)

⇵ Name Description Download
iMazing Profile Editor (opens new window) Create, edit, and sign Apple configuration profiles. AppStore (opens new window) Free Closed-Source

# Disk Management

⇵ Name Description Download
Star AppCleaner (opens new window) A small application which allows you to thoroughly uninstall unwanted apps. Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
Star DaisyDisk (opens new window) Analyze disk usage and clear up space AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Darksight (opens new window) Visualize your disk, find and remove large folders and files. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Disk Inventory X (opens new window) Shows the sizes of files and folders in a special graphical way called "treemaps". Website (opens new window) Free Open-Source
Disk Space Analyzer (opens new window) A powerful disk usage scanning and reporting utility for Mac. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
DiskSight (opens new window) Visualize your drive or folder AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
GrandPerspective (opens new window) Graphically show the disk usage within a file system AppStore (opens new window) Paid Open-Source
Launch Services (opens new window) Uses macOS Launch Services to perform lookups of bundle IDs and file extensions. Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
LaunchControl (opens new window) launchd GUI allowing you to manage and debug system and user services. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Lingon (opens new window) An easy to use yet powerful app to run things automatically Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
OmniDiskSweeper (opens new window) Shows the files on your drive, largest to smallest Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
TrashMe (opens new window) Clean and uninstall, the perfect way Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
WhatSize (opens new window) View and manage disk usage Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source

# Display

⇵ Name Description Download
Star BetterDisplay (opens new window) Unlock your displays on your Mac! Smooth scaling, HiDPi, HDR brightness and lots more!. Github (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source
Blackout (opens new window) Black out external displays with a single click! AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
DisplayBuddy (opens new window) Control external displays from your Mac menu bar Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Displays (opens new window) Manage your monitors and more Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
EasyRes (opens new window) A fast screen resolution switcher for Mac OS X with live previews. AppStore (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
GammaControl (opens new window) Per-screen color adjustments. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Lunar (opens new window) Intelligent adaptive brightness for your external display Website (opens new window) Freemium Open-Source
MonitorControl (opens new window) Control your external monitor brightness & volume on your Mac Github (opens new window) Free Open-Source
NightTone (opens new window) Shifting the colors of your display to a warmer hue. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
QuickRes (opens new window) Quick and simple resolution changer for MacOS as a menubar dropdown. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
RDM (opens new window) Enable and use highest and unsupported resolutions from the menu bar. Github (opens new window) Free Open-Source
RapidRes (opens new window) This allows to change the display resolution from the title bar. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
SwitchResX (opens new window) Get full control of your displays Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
f.lux (opens new window) Makes the color of your computer's display adapt to the time of day. Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source

# File managers

⇵ Name Description Download
Commander One (opens new window) Free dual pane file manager for Mac Website (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source
FE File Manager (opens new window) Access FTP WebDAV and Cloud AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
ForkLift (opens new window) Most advanced dual panel file manager and transfer client for MacOS. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
MaxCommander (opens new window) Dual-Panel File Manager for MacOS AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
PathFinder (opens new window) Finder manager for MacOS since 2001 Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
QSpace (opens new window) A better finder alternative with multi-view AppStore (opens new window) Paid-Inapp Closed-Source
XtraFinder (opens new window) Tabs, Dual Panel, and numerous features for Mac Website (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source

# File system / Drive info

⇵ Name Description Download
AutoMounter (opens new window) Ensures your share are always mounted when you need them. AppStore (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source
Blue Harvest (opens new window) Keeps your devices free of OS metadata such as .DS_Store and Thumbs.db etc. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
CloudMounter (opens new window) Map all popular cloud services as regular drives AppStore (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source
DiskMeter (opens new window) Monitor, Clean And Eject Disks AppStore (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source
Drive Scope (opens new window) S.M.A.R.T. Tool for Macintosh Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
DriveDx (opens new window) Drive health diagnostic & monitoring tool Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Microsoft NTFS by Tuxera (opens new window) Get reliable read-write compatibility for all NTFS-formatted USB drives Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Mounty for NTFS (opens new window) A tool to re-mount write-protected NTFS volumes in read-write mode. Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
Paragon NTFS for Mac (opens new window) Seamless NTFS support. Write, edit, copy, move and delete files. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Paragon extFS for Mac (opens new window) Read or write files formatted under Linux ext2, ext3, and ext4 file systems. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source

# Keyboard

⇵ Name Description Download
CapsLocker (opens new window) Get a hint that you just enabled (or disabled) caps lock. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Flour (opens new window) Switch Fn keys' mode based on active application. Website (opens new window) Free Open-Source
Karabiner-Elements (opens new window) A powerful and stable keyboard customizer for macOS. Website (opens new window) Free Open-Source
Key Codes (opens new window) Displays the key code, unicode value, and modifier keys state for any key combo. AppStore (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
KeyBell (opens new window) Plays relaxing and nostalgic mechanical sound every time you type something. AppStore (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source
KeyboardCleanTool (opens new window) Lock your keyboard while cleaning Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
KeyCastr (opens new window) An open-source keystroke visualizer Github (opens new window) Free Open-Source
Keyb (opens new window) Type with one hand, no special hardware required AppStore (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
Visualize (opens new window) Highlight your key presses and mouse clicks right on your desktop! AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source

# Mouse / Trackpad

⇵ Name Description Download
Star BetterTouchTool (opens new window) Feature packed app that allows you to customize various input devices. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Cursor Pro (opens new window) Mouse Highlighter & Magnifier AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Star CursorSense (opens new window) Adjusts cursor acceleration and sensitivity. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Inifnite Loop (opens new window) Move your cursor from the right border of your screen to the left and vice-versa. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Keymou (opens new window) Keyboard control of your mouse AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Mac Mouse Fix Do the things you do on a trackpad. Without a trackpad. Website (opens new window) Free Open-Source
Middle (opens new window) Add middle click to your Mac Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Mos (opens new window) A lightweight tool used to smooth scrolling and set scroll direction. Website (opens new window) Free Open-Source
Mouseposé (opens new window) Add spotlight to your mouse cursor. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
MultiTouch (opens new window) Easily add more gestures to macOS. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Noo mouse (opens new window) Map mouse buttons and multi-touch gestures to any combination of keys. AppStore (opens new window) Free Open-Source
Scroll Reverser (opens new window) Reverse the direction of scrolling, with independent settings for trackpad/mice. Website (opens new window) Free Open-Source
Scroll (opens new window) Limit Magic Mouse Scroll. Scroll with one trackpad touch. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Scrollow (opens new window) Control various parameters and issue control events without touching fn-keys. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Star SmoothScroll (opens new window) Give your mouse wheel buttery smooth scrolling. Website (opens new window) Subscription Closed-Source
SteerMouse (opens new window) Freely customize buttons, wheels and cursor speed. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Swish (opens new window) Control windows and apps right from your trackpad with two-finger gestures. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
magicScrollWheel (opens new window) Scroll your macOS with mouse smoothly like using a Magic mouse or Trackpad. Github (opens new window) Free Open-Source
BetterMouse (opens new window) Improving 3rd party mouse performance and functionalities. Website (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source

# Notification Center

⇵ Name Description Download
muzzle (opens new window) A simple app to silence embarrasing notifications while screensharing. Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source

# Package management

⇵ Name Description Download
Cakebrew (opens new window) The Mac App (GUI) for Homebrew. Website (opens new window) Free Open-Source
Star Homebrew (opens new window) Most popular and easy to use package manager for MacOS. Website (opens new window) Free Open-Source
Latest (opens new window) App for macOS that checks if all your apps are up to date. Website (opens new window) Free Open-Source
MAS (opens new window) Mac App Store command line interface Github (opens new window) Free Open-Source
MacPorts (opens new window) Ports for compiling, installing, and upgrading open-source software. Website (opens new window) Free Open-Source

# Sleep

⇵ Name Description Download
Star Amphetamine (opens new window) Keep your Mac awake through a simple on/off switch or through triggers. AppStore (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
Coffee Buzz (opens new window) Easiest display-sleep preventer available with safety auto-shutoff. AppStore (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
KeepingYouAwake (opens new window) Prevents your Mac from going to sleep. Website (opens new window) Free Open-Source
Lungo (opens new window) Prevent your Mac from going to sleep AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Sleep Timer (opens new window) Put your Mac to sleep with a time delay. Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
Theine (opens new window) Keeps your Mac awake AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source

# System information

⇵ Name Description Download
AmorphousDiskMark (opens new window) "CrystalDiskMark" for Mac. Measures read/write performance in MB/s and IOPS. AppStore (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
AmorphousMemoryMark (opens new window) Measures memory module read/write performance in GB/s. AppStore (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
CPU Stress Test (opens new window) One click testing for Intel & Apple Silicon CPUs Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
EtreCheck (opens new window) Produce a comprehensive diagnostic report on the current state of your Mac. AppStore (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source
Eul (opens new window) macOS status monitoring app written in SwiftUI. AppStore (opens new window) Free Open-Source
Fanny (opens new window) Notification Center Widget and Menu Bar application to monitor your Macs fans. Website (opens new window) Free Open-Source
FreeSpace (opens new window) Show free space of your drives in a menubar app, including TimeMachine. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Star GPU Monitor Pro (opens new window) Display details about your GPU. Nvidia, AMD and Apple are supported. AppStore (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source
Go64 (opens new window) Check to see which apps are "Universal Apps" and which ones need to be updated. Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
Hot (opens new window) Menu bar app that displays the CPU speed limit due to thermal issues. Github (opens new window) Free Open-Source
Intel MacCPUID (opens new window) Used for displaying information from CPU via the CPUID instruction. Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
Intel Power Gadget (opens new window) Software-based power usage monitoring tool for Intel CPUs Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
Macs Fan Control (opens new window) Real-time monitoring of fan speeds and temperatures Website (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source
Menubar Stats (opens new window) Advanced Mac system monitor AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
MiniUsage (opens new window) Displays various data inside the menubar Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
Mx Power Gadget (opens new window) Apple Silicon Power Gadget Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
Performance Panel (opens new window) Customisable window that shows cpu, network, memory and disk loads. AppStore (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source
Pluto Stats (opens new window) Refined system monitor AppStore (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source
RunCat (opens new window) See current CPU usage is by looking at the running of the cat. AppStore (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source
Sensei (opens new window) Monitor, tweak and optimize your Mac with a easy to see dashboard. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Sensors (opens new window) Display thermal, voltage and current sensor values. Website (opens new window) Free Open-Source
Silicon (opens new window) Scan macOS apps and display their supported CPU architecture. Github (opens new window) Free Open-Source
Sloth (opens new window) Show all open files, directories, sockets, pipes and devices in use. GUI for lsof. Website (opens new window) Free Open-Source
Star Stats (opens new window) System monitor in your menu bar to show cpu, ram, network, battery and sensors. Github (opens new window) Free Open-Source
System Dashboard (opens new window) Shows all the important characteristics of your system on a single page. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
System Monitor (opens new window) Menu bar app designed to inform you about the activity of your computer. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
System Toolkit (opens new window) System Toolkit allows you to monitor and clean your system AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
System Watcher (opens new window) The System Watcher allows you to monitor the status of your system. AppStore (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source
Star TG Pro (opens new window) Temperature monitoring, fan control & diagnostics Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Usage (opens new window) System Activity Monitor. Simple, customizable and modern. AppStore (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source
iStat Menus (opens new window) An advanced system monitor for your menubar. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
iStatistica (opens new window) Advanced system monitor for macOS AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source

# Tiling window managers

⇵ Name Description Download
Amethyst (opens new window) Tiling window manager for macOS along the lines of xmonad. Website (opens new window) Free Open-Source
Yabai (opens new window) A tiling window manager for macOS based on binary space partitioning. Github (opens new window) Free Open-Source

# System Tweaks

⇵ Name Description Download
Star Clickfully (opens new window) Quick Actions in Context Menu AppStore (opens new window) Freemium Open-Source
CommandQ (opens new window) Never accidentally quit an app or mistakenly close a window again. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Context Menu (opens new window) Context Menu is a configurable contextual menu extension for Finder. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Easy New File (opens new window) A finder extension which adds some functions in right click menu in the Finder AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Informant (opens new window) Inspect files with a single click. Website (opens new window) Free Open-Source
Star Manila (opens new window) Change the colors of your folders Github (opens new window) Free Open-Source
Monolingual (opens new window) A tool for removing unneeded language localization files for macOS Github (opens new window) Free Open-Source
Star New File Menu (opens new window) New File Menu allows you to create new files quickly via the Finder context menu. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Permissions Reset (opens new window) Permissions Problems be Gone Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
PrefEdit (opens new window) App to manage nearly all aspects of the preference system in MacOS. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Prefs Editor (opens new window) A GUI for the 'defaults' command. a.k.a. the Registry Editor for macOS. Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
SlowQuitApps (opens new window) Add a global delay to Command-Q to stop accidental app quits. Github (opens new window) Free Open-Source
SystemLoad (opens new window) Put a user-definable load onto one or more processors X86/M1. Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
TinkerTool (opens new window) Gives you access to additional preference settings Apple has built into macOS. Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
Star iPreview (opens new window) Add support for all kinds of file types in Finder, QuickLook and Spotlight. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source

# Window layout / Snapping

⇵ Name Description Download
Rectangle Pro (opens new window) Supercharged Rectangle window snapping for MacOS Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Magnet (opens new window) Magnet declutters your screen by snapping windows into organized tiles. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
MaxSnap (opens new window) Powerful Window Manager for Mac, Alternative to SizeUp, Divvy and Moom. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Moom (opens new window) Window management as easy as clicking a mouse button—or a keyboard shortcut. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Mosaic (by lightpillar) (opens new window) Effortlessly resize and re-position windows on your Mac. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Mosaic (by rcopstein) (opens new window) Workspace organization for your Mac like never before Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Star Rectangle (opens new window) Rectangle is FOSS window management app based on Spectacle, written in Swift. Website (opens new window) Free Open-Source
Tiles (opens new window) The window manager for macOS Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
Window Tindy (opens new window) Resize windows in macOS with Drag & Drop AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source

# Window management

⇵ Name Description Download
All Windows Appear (opens new window) Classic Mac OS window behavior AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Star Alt-Tab (opens new window) Windows alt-tab on macOS. Website (opens new window) Free Open-Source
Charmstone (opens new window) Quicker switcher launcher AppStore (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source
Contexts (opens new window) Switch between application windows effortlessly. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Front and Center (opens new window) Control the window layering policy on your Mac. Classic and Modern modes. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Grid (opens new window) Snap windows by using gestures, shortcuts, corners, or menu bar. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
HazeOver (opens new window) Distraction Dimmer for Mac. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Hides (opens new window) Distraction free workspace AppStore (opens new window) Padi Closed-Source
Hocus Focus (opens new window) A Mac menu bar utility that hides your inactive windows. Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
Manico (opens new window) Using Option + Number key to launch or switch to the target app AppStore (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source
Mission Control Plus (opens new window) Adding keyboard navigation, shortcuts and more to Mission Control Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
ScreenFocus (opens new window) Dimms any number of screens, so you can focus only on what you are working on. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Spacious (opens new window) macOS Spaces navigation from your mouse. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Switch for MacOS (opens new window) Keyboard-driven commands to better navigate your mac apps Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
UnDistracted (opens new window) Menu-bar app which blocks Distractions and helps you find your Focus Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Window Focus (opens new window) Highlight your active window and dim the rest Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
WindowSwitcher (opens new window) Powerful Mac Desktop Window Switcher and Window Manager for macOS Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source