Best Mac Apps - Essential Apps for Your MacBook

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Buying a MacBook is like getting a ticket to a land of fantastic new software. In addition to all of the free apps that Apple gives to every Mac owner, both the Mac App Store and independent developers provide tools that make using your computer easier — and a little more fun.

Our must-have list includes apps that remember your passwords, organize your notes and to-dos, and follow your package deliveries. There's also a Mac App subscription service that outfits your MacBook with more than 75 programs for only $9.99 per month! Adobe's just put Lightroom in the Mac App Store, marking a new era for the creative professional software vendor.

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Henry T. Casey
Henry T. Casey,
Henry is a senior writer at Laptop Mag, covering security, Apple and operating systems. Prior to joining Laptop Mag — where he's the self-described Rare Oreo Expert — he reviewed software and hardware for TechRadar Pro, and interviewed artists for Patek Philippe International Magazine. You can find him at your local pro wrestling events, and wondering why Apple decided to ditch its MagSafe power adapters.
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