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

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Simple outliner syncs on Mac, iPhone and iPad. Allows for embedded images, customized fonts, searching, crossing off items, linking and sharing.

DaVinci Resolve

The free version of this video editor has so much going for it that it might be all you ever need. Capabilities cover cutting, keyframing, color grading and audio tools.


Open source video editor features multi-track editing, configurable interface and shortcuts, titler, dozens of effects and transitions, audio and video scopes, proxy editing, keyframeable effects — and more.


Experimental app, which will forever be in beta, features free-form sketching, sculpting, painting, animation, and onion skinning. It will eventually evolve into VGC Illustration and VGC Animation.

This online drawing tool can be downloaded and used as an app on your desktop. Plenty of sample charts and diagrams get you started. Easy and intuitive to use.


Draw with your finger, using your Mac’s track pad. It’s pressure sensitive, has custom brushes, and allows you to save your projects.


When you click on a link, a menu displays with your installed web browsers. Choose the one you want.


Free, open-source, KeePass-compatible password manager works the way you would expect of a Mac-native app: tabs, autosave, undo/redo, drag and drop, and quicklook.


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