Favored Freeware: GPGTools

GPGTools is a Mac OS X graphical interface to the GNU Privacy Guard (GPG) utility. It provides approximately the functionality of the old PGPtools, and is freeware. Pros: It’s an easy to use GUI for MacGPG. Cons: None significant.

Favored Freeware: GPGMail

GPGMail is a plug-in for Mail.app, providing a front-end to GPG for some operations. GPGMail extends Apple’s Mail/MailViewer application and allows you to read and send PGP authenticated and/or encrypted messages. You can use GPGMail for plain and MIME messages. Pros: Seamlessly and effortlessly integrates PGP encryption into Mail.app by using MacGPG. Cons: It can […]

Favored Freeware: Gimp.app

Gimp.app is a self contained appication bundle of the GNU Image Manipulation Program [a powerful image editing application and rival of Adobe Photoshop] for Mac OS X. It requires Apple’s X11. Gimp.app is droppable, uses the gimp-print package built into OS X, and uses the system’s default web browser for help and web browsing requests. […]

Favored Freeware: FreeSnap

FreeSnap is a powerful, easy to use and free screen capture utility. Needless to say, if Grab or Shift-Cmd-3 or 4 works fine for you, you don’t need FreeSnap. For those who do, FreeSnap features unique, advanced and powerful tools for taking screen captures–or automating them. Featuring AppleScriptability, scaling, 10 different formats, global key combos, […]

Favored Freeware Roundup

You may have noticed that my first Favored Freeware post, which features freeware from the alphabetically organized column on the right, started with FireFox. That’s because I had all ready begun this tradition on another blog. Now, I bring you those freeware spotlights you may have missed. Continue reading to learn about Adium X (multiple […]

Favored Freeware: Firefox

Firefox has an intuitive interface and blocks viruses, spyware, and popup ads. It delivers Web pages faster than ever. And it’s easy to install and import your favorites. Packed with useful features like tabbed browsing, Live Bookmarks, and an integrated Search bar, Firefox will change the way you experience the Web, for the better. Pros: […]