07 Feb 2009 - Münster (by Dominik)

Great Everyday Apps

Every now and then people ask us about the tools and apps we use at fruux. Here is a short list of our everyday apps. Additionally we asked some of the developers for special deals (only as long as stocks last) - check them out.

"Adium is a free instant messaging application for Mac OS X that can connect to AIM, MSN, Jabber, Yahoo, and more."

Website / Blog / GNU-GPL

"Design beautiful, innovative and fast-loading web sites… with a beautiful, innovative and fast app. CSSEdit's intuitive approach to style sheets and powerful previewing features will make you deliver awesome standards-based sites in no time!"

Website / Blog

"Cocoa Packet Analyzer is a native Mac OS X implementation of a network protocol analyzer and packet sniffer. It is able to do basic network capturing, filter packets, analyze and display pcap files. CPA uses libPCAP for reading packet trace files and for capturing network traffic (filter expressions from tcpdump may be used)."

Website / Blog / Donationware

"Cyberduck is an open source FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, Mosso Cloud Files and Amazon S3 browser for the Mac."

Website / Blog

"ExpanDrive gives you perfectly transparent access to open, edit, and save files with your favorite programs, even when those files are on a server half a world away. Transparent means that you won’t even notice you’re operating on remote file server—it will act like it’s an USB drive you plugged directly into your own computer."

Website / Blog / Shareware (39,95 USD)

"Similar to NEXTSTEP's Merge utility, FileMerge graphically compares and merges two different versions of a file, and is often used to track changes to source code."

Website / Apple License

"fruux is a lightweight and convenient system preference pane, that syncs your Address Book, Calendars, Tasks and Bookmarks between different Macs. fruux supports sync conflict resolution which will help you when you changed a record on more than one machine"

Website / Blog / Freemium

"HTTP Client is a Mac OS X Leopard developer tool for debugging HTTP services by graphically creating & inspecting complex HTTP messages."

Website / Blog / BSD-License

"MindNode Pro is an elegant and simple-to-use mindmapping application for the Macintosh. It was created with the user in mind and features a very simple and intuitive user interface that lets the user focus on expressing and developing ideas. Nearly no time is required to learn the interface."

Website / Blog / Shareware (14,95 USD)

About Dominik

Dominik started fruux back in 2007. He's a lawyer that writes code and has Amazon subscriptions for stuff that normal people buy in the supermarket. Follow him on Twitter or contact him via e-mail.

fruux is a free service that looks after your contacts, calendars and tasks so you don't have to. It makes sure that they are always in sync, no matter which device or operating system you're using. If you've not tried it yet, then why not check us out and let us know what you think! And if you're already using fruux, then we'd love to hear your thoughts and comments. You can also suggest a feature for any upcoming releases or tweet us: @fruux.