I maintain a big list of apps I use on my system here together with why and how I use them.
And here is a full list of the apps I have inside my
Pine - Modern, native macOS markdown editor.
Twig - Modern macOS markdown editor.
Sloth - Displays all open files and sockets in use by all running processes on your system.
Workbench - Seamless, automatic, “dotfile” sync to iCloud.
LuLu - Free macOS firewall.
Conferences.digital - Watch the latest and greatest conference videos on your Mac.
Gifski - Convert videos to high-quality GIFs on your Mac.
Sourceful - Native source editor for iOS and macOS.
Shifty - MacOS menu bar app that gives you more control over Night Shift.
Seashore - Easy to use mac osx image editing application, gimp light.
Linked Ideas - MacOS/iOS apps to treat ideas as links of concepts.
HotKey - Simple global shortcuts in macOS.
Latest - Small utility app for macOS that makes sure you know about all the latest updates to the apps you use.
NetNewsWire - RSS reader for macOS and iOS.
macos-key-cast - Log keys pressed on macOS. Useful for screen recordings and presentations.
Rectangle - Move and resize windows on macOS with keyboard shortcuts and snap areas.
Plash - Make any website your Mac desktop wallpaper.
Swindler - Swift window management library for macOS.
Lunar - Intelligent adaptive brightness for your external display.
Tinkle - Appends a visual effect for the focused window changes.
Maccy - Lightweight clipboard manager for macOS.
Pasteboard Viewer - Inspect the system pasteboards on macOS.
Vimac - Vimium for macOS.
LinkLiar - Link-Layer MAC spoofing GUI for macOS.
Crescendo - Swift based, real time event viewer for macOS. It utilizes Apple's Endpoint Security Framework.
Blurred - macOS utility that helps reduce distraction by dimming your inactive noise.
HackerNews.app - HN macOS app based on official API.
BluetoothConnector - Simple macOS CLI to connect/disconnect a Bluetooth device. Useful for AirPods or other Bluetooth headphones.
Universal Tip - Programmable tooltip that can be used with any macOS app.
NWPusher - macOS and iOS application and framework to play with the Apple Push Notification service.
Timer App - Simple Stopwatch App for macOS.
Cameo - Small utility based on CMIOKit to explore installed CMIO DAL plugins and their properties.
Pock - Display macOS Dock in Touch Bar.
Akku - Missing macOS bluetooth headset battery indicator app.
RegEx+ - Nifty RegEx test tool built with SwiftUI.
Glance - Provides Quick Look previews for files that macOS doesn't support out of the box.
MonitorControl - Control your external monitor brightness & volume on your Mac.
Up Next - Meetings at a glance from your macOS menu bar.
Face Data - macOS application used to auto-annotate landmarks from a video.
Bluetility - General-purpose Bluetooth Low-Energy utility.
Finicky - MacOS app for customizing which browser to start.
OpenQuickly - Custom 'open quickly' window that imitates macOS' Spotlight.
Flotato - Turn any web page into a Mac app.
BlockBlock - Provides continual protection by monitoring persistence locations.