The Top Recommended Apps for MacBook
in 2021

Olga Weis
The top essential Mac apps of 2019

Apple computers are definitely the number one choice for many people. If you look around you wherever you are right now, you'll probably see the majority of people around you using Mac computers (not on a running trail though, we hope). Everyone can choose the most suitable version out of their versatile range:

MacBook was once positioned as the low end of the MacBook family. This laptop handles basic tasks with ease. Thanks to its display one can be productive even on the move.

MacBook Pro is Apple's most popular notebook computer. It is a showcase for innovation and technology.

MacBook Air was released two years after MacBook Pro and introduced a lighter yet powerful laptop that you can take places.

iMac may not be a laptop, but this desktop is rather popular. It is tastefully crafted and offers nothing less than a perfect experience. The quality of image, exquisite graphics, top performing processors, storage - everything gives the impression of high commitment to quality.

Whichever Mac you are using you most probably are an active person who likes to stay on top of all digital trends and to get the best performance out of your computer. So whether you are looking for the best apps for MacBook Pro in 2019, or MacBook Air top apps for 2019, or simply seeing what's new out there this year, you are welcome to scroll through our top Mac apps for 2019 list.

General utilities


Folx is almost like two apps, although it is still one: a BitTorrent client and a free download manager for Mac OS X with a stylish interface. Download management is convenient, settings are flexible. Folx offers its own smart system of sorting and keeping the downloaded content.


Dropbox is basically folder that will follow you anywhere you go. Access your files on the go, share them with anyone with the help of Dropbox. Your files will be synced among all your computers and devices.


1Password creates strong and unique passwords for all of your accounts and logs you in with a single tap. It's a simple and convenient security app that syncs among your devices.

Entertainment and social

Elmedia Player

Elmedia Player is a free media player for Mac with a lot to offer including the vast support of audio and video formats like FLV, SWF, WMV, AVI, MOV, MP4, MP3, DAT, FLAC, M4V, MPG, MKV and more. Elmedia Player has its own built-in web browser and the Open Online Video option to watch online videos from the app window without ads.


Airy is a cool little YouTube downloader that will let you have your favorites from YouTube on your computer. It can even extract MP3 audio from an online YouTube video. Sierra is fully supported.


Spotify is an alternative to Apple Music for many. The desktop app offers its users access to the full Spotify catalog like its mobile option. You can browse for and listen to nearly any artist, track, or album for free.


Adium is a multi-protocol instant messenger that can unite all your accounts in one little app. Whether you are using AIM, MSN, Google Talk, Facebook, etc. — it will fetch all of your contacts and neatly organize them in its interface.

Filesystem and Disk Space Related Utilities

Commander One

Commander One is a highly practical file manager for macOS with dual-panel interface. Commander One allows you to stay efficient thanks to fast processing of various file tasks. You can work with files, folders, documents, archives, remote servers and computer processes. The best thing about this app - it can be used equally efficiently by IT professionals and nonprofessionals.

Dr. Cleaner Pro

Dr. Cleaner Pro is a memory optimization and disk cleaning solution that can scan your computer specifically for large files. Its new interface promises easier usage.

File Helper

File Helper helps you get the detailed information about files and folders on the right click on the file/folder under ‘Get File Info’ option. And you can see the list of apps compatible with the file.

Cisdem PDF Converter OCR

Cisdem PDF Converter OCR is a great productivity tool allowing students or office workers who need to deal with PDFs very often, to work on all tasks regarding PDF conversion. It merges the capability to create PDF files from existing resources and the functionality to export PDF as 16 formats. Particularly with its OCR feature, users can extract text from scanned PDF or image , even turn those image-based files into editable Word, or other formats, which saves users from strenuous re-typing.

Requirements: OS X 10.9+ , 36.87MB free space
Version 5.24.13966 (3 Dec, 2020) Release notes
Category: UtilitiesApplication
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