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 reddit.com/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)

  • 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!

  • 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

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  • 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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