First time Mac - open for any tips for a longterm windows user | MBP14 M1Pro/32GB/512GB/10C/16C

This page summarizes the projects mentioned and recommended in the original post on /r/macbookpro

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  • Rectangle

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

    Magnet / Rectangle (paid) - Windows Management, snap to quadrants like Windows, great organization

  • alt-tab-macos

    Windows alt-tab on macOS

    AltTab (free) - Add "Alt-Tab" like action like Windows to switch between open windows (the keyboard shortcut is Opt+Tab)

  • InfluxDB

    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

  • MonitorControl

    🖥 Control your display's brightness & volume on your Mac as if it was a native Apple Display. Use Apple Keyboard keys or custom shortcuts. Shows the native macOS OSDs.

    Monitor Control (free) - Control your display's brightness & volume on your Mac as if it was a native Apple Display.

  • Transmission

    Official Transmission BitTorrent client repository

    Transmission (free) - Lightweight torrent client

  • iina

    The modern video player for macOS.

    IINA (free) - best media player for Mac OS w/ beautiful GUI & support may codec files

  • Bitwarden

    The core infrastructure backend (API, database, Docker, etc). (by bitwarden)

    Bitwarden (free) - The BEST password management, cross-platform, standalone app or browser extension.

  • hidden

    An ultra-light MacOS utility that helps hide menu bar icons

    1.) alternative to Bartender: a free one named HiddenBar - https://github.com/dwarvesf/hidden

  • WorkOS

    The modern identity platform for B2B SaaS. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

  • iTerm2

    iTerm2 is a terminal emulator for Mac OS X that does amazing things.

    Iterm2 (free) better terminal (command prompt)

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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