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I love tools. I really do, and some of them are the ones that I simply can’t live (online) without. That’s how I ended up publishing over a dozen listicles featuring the best productivity tools, blogging tools, marketing tools, social media tools, browser extensions, and more.

Today, I have decided to show my gratitude to fantastic eight macOS utilities. I said, “Utilities” and not “Apps” since it’s just a nifty list of tools that enables you to do certain things (or to enable additional functionalities) that are otherwise not possible on your Mac.

The Fantastic 8 macOS Utilities To Get (Some) Things Done

Needless to say, these are my personal favorites and hence are not necessarily the best. However, it just works perfectly for me. And it’s a list of free, freemium, and premium apps. So here you go.

1. Numi — Free/$23.59 — #Calculator

Numi
Numi

Numi is a beautiful calculator for Mac that blends math with text.

2. Paste — Premium — $14.99/year — #Productivity

Paste
Paste

Paste is like a time machine for your clipboard that lets you instantly find any text, link, image, or file you’ve ever copied on any of your devices.

3. Phiewer — Free/$4.99 — #Photos

Phiewer
Phiewer

Phiewer is the easiest and fastest way to view your images, videos and even audio files.

4. USB Overdrive — Free/$20 — #Utility

USB Overdrive
USB Overdrive

USB Overdrive lets you take full advantage of any USB or Bluetooth mouse, keyboard, trackball, joystick or gamepad.

5. SizeUp — Free/$12.99 — #Utility

SizeUp
SizeUp

SizeUp allows you to quickly resize and position your windows with keyboard shortcuts or a handy menu bar icon.

6. Cinch — Free/$6.99 — #Utility

Cinch
Cinch

Cinch allows you to precisely resize a window simply by dragging to the left, right, or top screen edge.

7. Be Focused — Free/$4.99 — #Productivity

Be Focused
Be Focused

Be Focused lets you get things done by breaking up individual tasks among discrete intervals, separated by short breaks.

8. Display Menu — Free/$1.99 — #Utility

Display Menu
Display Menu

Display Menu lets you switch between aspect ratios or turn on mirroring with a single click.

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— @maheshone

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Mahesh Mohan

Hey there, I’m Mahesh (@maheshone) — Your friendly neighborhood blogger and an organic marketing evangelist. I write about tech, marketing, and everything in between that truly excites me.

Outside of that, I’m equally passionate about the financial markets, and also spend A LOT of time doing random things.

Also, the Chief Everything Officer (@Infirn Labs). Say hi: [email protected]

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Mahesh Mohan

Hey there, I’m Mahesh (@maheshone) — Your friendly neighborhood blogger and an organic marketing evangelist. I write about tech, marketing, and everything in between that truly excites me.

Outside of that, I’m equally passionate about the financial markets, and also spend A LOT of time doing random things.

Also, the Chief Everything Officer (@Infirn Labs). Say hi: [email protected]

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