What are some of the most overrated Mac apps?

This page summarizes the projects mentioned and recommended in the original post on reddit.com/r/macapps

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  • Lunar

    Intelligent adaptive brightness for your external monitors

    I probably use it 20 times a day and couldn't do my work without it's awesome keyboard-driven annotation tools. Just take a look at at an FAQ page I write for Lunar and you can see it's full of CleanShot annotated screenshots.

  • gmail-desktop

    :postbox: Nifty Gmail desktop app for macOS, Linux & Windows

    A free and open-source alternative (albeit non-native) is Gmail Desktop (https://github.com/timche/gmail-desktop). Great app and can't believe its not mentioned more often!

  • 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!

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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