Free Softwares for Mac OS

Here is a list of free softwares available for MAC OS. Just a rip from fewer collections googled.. 

Enjoy the free collection. 

Web Browsing

firefoxMozilla Firefox

The premier free, open-source browser. Tabs, pop-up blocking, themes, and extensions. Considered by many to be the world’s best browser. 
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caminoCamino

Based on the same Mozilla foundation as Firefox, Camino is a more native OS X app. Fast and simple. 
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Video Player / Video Podcasting

miro 

Miro

Beautiful interface. Plays any video type (much more than quicktime). Subscribe to video RSS, download, and watch all in one. Torrent support. Search and download from YouTube and others. 
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IM – Instant Messaging

adium 

Adium

Connect to multiple IM accounts simultaneously in a single app, including: AOL IM, MSN, and Jabber. Beautiful, themable interface.
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Application Launching

quicksilver 

Quicksilver

Quicksilver lets you start applications (and do just about everything) with a few quick taps of your fingers. Warning: start using Quicksilver and you won’t be able to imagine using a Mac without it. 
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Software packs

MacLibre 

MacLibre

Installs a pack of great open source apps (including many on this page) and keeps them updated for you. 
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Email

thunderbird 

Mozilla Thunderbird

Powerful spam filtering, solid interface, and all the features you need. 
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Utilities

The Unarchiver 

The Unarchiver

Uncompress RAR, 7zip, tar, and bz2 files on your Mac. Many new Mac users will be puzzled the first time they download a RAR file. Do them a favor and download UnRarX for them! 
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RSS

vienna 

Vienna

Very nice, native RSS client.
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rssowl 

RSSOwl

Solid cross-platform RSS client.
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Peer-to-Peer Filesharing

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Cabos

A simple, easy to use filesharing program. Gnutella network. 
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solarseek 

SolarSeek

Soulseek filesharing for Mac, in a simple, solid client. 
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Transmission

Very nice torrent downloader. 
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Running Windows Software on Macs

Q 

Q Emulator

Run Windows programs on your Intel Mac at near native speed. Works on G4 / G5 Macs too, but much slower. 
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Podcasting

juice 

Juice

Solid podcasting client. 
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Video Playback

VLC 

VLC

Plays more video files than most players: Quicktime, AVI, DIVX, OGG, and more. Pretty good interface. 
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MPlayer 

MPlayer

The interface and buttons are not as nice or as Mac-like in feel, but it may play even more video files than VLC. 
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MPlayer 

Perian

A plugin that allows quicktime to play additional video formats. (Included in Democracy Player.) 
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iPod Ripping

iPodDisk 

iPodDisk

Copy music off your iPod in the finder, like a regular disk drive. 
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DVD Ripping

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Handbrake

DVD ripper and MPEG-4 / H.264 encoding. Very simple to use. 
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CD / DVD Burning

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Burn

CD and DVD Burner. Burn any video to a disc that plays in your DVD player! 
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Privacy

vidalia 

Vidalia

This TOR frontend keeps you anonymous on the web using military-grade techniques. For use with Firefox see: TorButton. 
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Word Processing / Office Suites

bean 

Bean

Very fast and easy to use word processor. Live word count, autosaving, more. 
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openoffice 

OpenOffice

OpenOffice is a full-featured, office suite compatible with Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, and Excel. Friends don’t let friends pay for Microsoft Office. 
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abiword 

AbiWord

A word processor. Leaner and quicker than OpenOffice. Compatible with Microsoft Word documents and OpenDocument Format. 
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Wifi Scanning

kismac 

KisMac

The best wireless scanner for Mac. Find wireless access when you’re on the go.
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Sound Recording

audacity 

Audacity

Simple sound recording tool. 
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Graphics, Photo, Publishing

seashore 

Seashore

Based on Gimp, but doesn’t require X11. 
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seashore 

Xee

Fast image viewer and image browser. 
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gimp 

Gimp.app

Photo editing application that rivals Photoshop in features (requires X11).
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inkscape 

Inkscape

Vector graphics application (requires X11). 
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scribus 

Scribus

Desktop publishing. Complicated install, but a nice app. 
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FTP / SFTP

cyberduck 

Cyberduck

Very good all-around ftp program. 
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onebutton ftp 

OneButton FTP

Simple, fast FTP, with a focus on “advanced queuing”. 
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fugu 

Fugu

Not as polished as Cyberduck (and only for SFTP) but has a side by side interface showing your files and the remote files. 
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HTML / Text Editing

smultron 

Smultron

Text / html editor. Integrates with Cyberduck for editing websites. 
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NVU 

Nvu

Visual tool for making websites (WYSIWYG html editor), comparable to Dreamweaver. 
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IRC

colloquy 

Colloquy

Great IRC client. 
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Media Center

centerstage 

Centerstage

Full-screen interface for playing audio, video, and photos. Connect it to your TV. 
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Note Taking

freemind 

Freemind

An innovative application for note taking and outlining. Takes time to get used to, but some people swear by it. 
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Personal Finance

cashbox 

Cashbox

Simple, easy to use application for managing personal finances. 
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buddi 

Buddi

A personal finance and budgeting program, aimed at those who have little or no financial background. 
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MSN Chat

More Web Browsing

shiira 

Shiira

Fast, nice web browser. 
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sunrise browser 

SunriseBrowser

Good webkit-based browser created with special tools for web designers. 
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seamonkey 

Seamonkey

Full-featured Mozilla browser, used to be called ‘Mozilla Suite’. 
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PDF Viewer

skim 

Skim

PDF viewer. 
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Screensaver

electric sheep 

Electric Sheep

Immersive, trippy screensaver. 
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More Filesharing

bittorrent 

Tomato Torrent

Download torrents. Nice and simple. 
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Also see: Poisoned - Azureus

3D Graphics and Modeling

blender 

Blender

Powerful 3D Modeling software. 
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MP3 Management

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iEatBrainz

Fills in the correct metadata (title, artist, etc) for MP3s in your collection. 
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Planetariums and Outer Space

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Celestia

Open-source 3D planetarium software. Akin to traveling through space (outer space). 
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Stellarium

“Renders realistic skys in realtime.” See what you would see if your city wasn’t so light-polluted. Used in real planetariums. 
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Also see: macORSA – Orbit Reconstruction, Simulation, and Analysis

Comic Viewer

jomic 

Jomic

Read digital comics. 
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Dance Dance Revolution

stepmania 

Stepmania

Dance Dance Revolution clone. Can connect to external dance pads. 
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Games

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Cube

Nice first-person shooter. 
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Marathon: Aleph One

Engine for Bungie’s free FPS series Marathon. Play online, solo play with rich original story, many total conversions and thousands of maps. 
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Zombies

3D zombie strategy game. 
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armagetron 

Armagetron Advanced

3D Tron game. 
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BZFlag

First-person tank game. 
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Battle for Wesnoth

Fantasy / Strategy Game 
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Also see: Snes9X (SNES emulator), Frozen Bubble, PySol for Mac (card games),PLANESHIFT (3D Fantasy MMORPG), VDrift (drift racing simulation).

del.icio.us Client

cocoalicious 

Cocoalicious

Let’s you easily post to del.icio.us. 
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Free File Hosting

CC Publisher 

CC Publisher

Host Creative Commons video or audio files for free on archive.org with this easy uploader. 
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