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What’s on My MacBook?

When I bought my M1 MacBook Air earlier this year I said that I wouldn’t install loads of apps, but try to keep to a minimal set. Six months on, and I think I’ve failed!

Here’s a screenshot of the app menu.

mac apps

Menu bar

screengrab of a mac menu bar

  • 1Password
  • Alfred
  • BetterSnapTool
  • Dropbox
  • ToothFairy
  • Typinator
  • Dropbox

Utilities

  • AppCleaner
  • Carbon Copy Cloner
  • Celo VPN
  • Cyberduck
  • Evernote
  • Grammarly
  • MacUpdater
  • Name Mangler
  • Ulysses

Browsers

  • Microsoft Edge
  • Firefox
  • Safari

Personal Apps

  • Lightroom Classic
  • Pixelmator
  • ON1 Photo Raw 2022
  • Luminar AI (Too many photo editing apps!)
  • Apple Music
  • Exodus
  • Pine Player
  • Pocket Casts
  • Todoist
  • Sonos
  • Spark / Fastmail email
  • MacFamilyTree 9
  • Micro.blog
  • Moneywiz
  • Tweetdeck
  • XLD

Business Apps

  • Office 365
  • Omnigraffle
  • Microsoft Teams
  • MindNode
  • ownCloud

Installed but never/rarely used

  • iMovie
  • Mail
  • News
  • Notes
  • Parallels Desktop
  • Podcasts
  • Reminders
  • Scrivener
  • Spotify
  • Stickies
  • Stocks
  • Telegram
  • TextEdit
  • Vidyard
  • TV
  • Zoom
  • WhatsApp