this is my first ever macbook after using windows all my life, im really nervous, any tips or apps etc i should download..?

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  • Rectangle

    Move and resize windows on macOS with keyboard shortcuts and snap areas

    Congrats on the new Mac! I have to recommend Rectangle its a free, customizable way of snapping and arranging windows through shortcuts. Some people are keen on Alfred, be sure to take a look it can get quite useful.

  • iina

    The modern video player for macOS.

    I also recommend IINA as a free and opensource media player. It is just better than VLC or other variants.

  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support. Appwrite is an open source backend server that helps you build native iOS applications much faster with realtime APIs for authentication, databases, files storage, cloud functions and much more!

  • HomeBrew

    🍺 The missing package manager for macOS (or Linux)

    Don't worry too much about software, you'll find what you need when the need arises. Maybe install Homebrew, it will come in handy later.

  • alt-tab-macos

    Windows alt-tab on macOS

    AltTab - AltTab

  • AlDente-Charge-Limiter

    macOS tool to limit maximum charging percentage

    AlDente - the chargelimiter to save your battery lifespan

  • InfluxDB

    Access the most powerful time series database as a service. Ingest, store, & analyze all types of time series data in a fully-managed, purpose-built database. Keep data forever with low-cost storage and superior data compression.

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