The Productive Macs bundle includes eight programs aimed at boosting your productivity. Here's an overview of each: DEVONthink - An Evernote-style information manager that helps you organize notes, bookmarks, documents, and more.
HoudahSpot - A powerful file-search tool based on the Spotlight search engine.
MacJournal - A journaling tool you can use for personal entries and/or publishing to various blog sites (like LiveBlogger and WordPress).
MailTags - This add-on for Apple's Mail program lets you attach tags and other metadata for vastly improved e-mail organization.
Printopia - Share your Mac's printer(s) with any iOS device (iPhone, iPad, etc.) on your network.
RapidWeaver - Helps you build a Web site from scratch, no programming knowledge necessary.
Trickster - One click of this menu-bar add-on and you'll see all your most recently used programs, files, and folders.
Voila - Capture, edit, and share screenshots from your Mac.
to say, there's some mighty good stuff here. RapidWeaver alone is one
of the top-rated products in its class, and sells for $79 all by itself.
For half that price you're getting it plus seven other handy tools.
better, Apparent Software is taking a Groupon approach to this offer:
After you buy the bundle, you'll get a personalized link you can share
with friends via Facebook, Twitter, and the like. If at least three
friends buy the bundle using that link, you'll get a full refund. In
other words, you'll get the bundle for free.
not uncommon for collections like these to include a heavy helping of
junkware (i.e. stuff no one really wants), but I think just about every
tool in Productive Macs has value. It's one bundle that lives up to its
do you think? Is this $40 well spent? Or is there not enough here to
spark your interest? Share your thoughts in the comments!