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Scrimpy the thriftmac worm
Scrimpy
No in-app purchases. No ads. No subscriptions. No trials. Just 100% free Mac apps.

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Moped

A light-weight text editor that supports syntax highlighting for dozens of programming languages. Choose from several themes and mono-spaced fonts.

Pictogram

An easy way to change the icons for your apps — and easily revert if you change your mind. A good place to find a new icon is at macOSicons.

espanso

Type a keyword with a colon in front, and it expands. Includes special triggers for dates, emojis and shell commands, plus several expansion packages. You need to be comfortable with Terminal for installation.

ActivityWatch

Keep track of how much time you spend doing different kinds of things on your computer — apps, windows titles, browser domains, categories, and more.

Amethyst

Automatically tiles windows for you as they are opened. Lots of options for how this is done, plus you can have different setups for different Spaces.

Pandan

Keep track of how long you’ve been actively using your computer with a time display in the menu bar. Optionally, you can set the app to give a break reminder.

DeskCover Pro

Dim your desktop or hide it completely so you can focus better on the front window where you’re working.

OBS Studio

Use it for video recording, mixing and live streaming. Unlimited numbers of scenes can be made up of screen captures, images, text, browser windows, webcams and more. Switch seamlessly with custom transitions.

XRG

It’s getting a little long in the tooth, but still works and does a whole lot of monitoring: CPU, GPU, memory, battery status, temperature, network and disk — plus current weather and stock market data.

eul

Stats for CPU, memory, network, battery, Bluetooth, disk and GPU in a nice dark-mode compatible interface.