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Scrimpy the thriftmac worm

No in-app purchases. No ads. No subscriptions. No trials. Just 100% free Mac apps.

Learn about the history of thriftmac, how Scrimpy came to be, and a bit about me.


Get the day’s high and low in the menu bar along with a dropdown giving hourly forecasts for the day. Choose from eight different themes.


In this open-world space opera, you can pursue fame and glory or eke out a humble existence, starting with a Cobra III multi-role ship and 100 credits in spare cash.


Flash cards with several modes, including true/false and multiple choice. Supports importing from other apps, text to speech and 10 different themes.


Control playback, and show current song, for Spotify and Apple Music from the menu bar. Also control shuffle, repeat options, volume and output device. There is an optional floating mini player.


A calculator that uses a combination of numbers and text. Features include variables and up-to-date exchange rates.


An image compressor with all the options up front. It keeps the original and has the option to resize.


View your spaces in the menu bar in one of four different styles. Rectangles, numbers, rectangles with numbers, or named spaces. Icons indicate whether a space is active.


Take a grainy old picture, and make it both bigger and better with the help of AI.

Notepad Next

Notepad++ is a venerable text editor for Windows, and now you can run a reimplementation of it on macOS — complete with icons from the ’90s.

Notion Calendar

An alternative desktop interface for Google Calendar. It features a menu bar item, scheduling, time zones, multiple languages, command menu and, of course, optional integration with other Notion products.


Capture and copy text from images, then paste it into a text editor. Keeps the history of your last 10 extracted texts. Can also extract QR codes.


Create keyboard shortcuts for most Mac programs. Helps you navigate menu hierarchies and get the titles right. Works with KeyClu, which lists all active shortcuts of the current application.