Is it you or are computers getting smarter by the day? It does seem so and even if you hop onto your Mac infrequently you’ll have spotted that there are some amazing Apps out there that are making life easier and easier for those of us with busy lives.

We take a look at some of the best free Apps that are guaranteed to making our working and domestic lives easier and at no extra cost.


This free and fabulous App is the very best in helping you to get organised. Linking up with your calendar you’ll be able to schedule appointments and set reminders as well. You’ll never miss the dentist, work conference call or school play again. What’s more you also have the option of upgrading to a pro package should you want others in your team to join in and share some collaborative working.


Originally only for phones, WhatsApp has become the go-to messaging service for millions of people. Free to use if you’re on Wifi, its end-to-end encryption offers complete privacy and the ability to create group chats and send images.

The great news is that is now available for the Mac and Windows user giving you complete flexibility to message as and when you need to. If you need help on how to use WhatsApp for Mac then hop online and get the low-down on downloading and installing.

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If you’re someone who regularly creates audio files and could do with some help in editing them, the give this App a try. It can trim podcast recordings and narration and remove some of the background noise from your recordings. A highly useful and effective tool for your audio editing needs.

GIPHY Capture

If you love creating GIFs and are looking for the perfect App to help you do this, then GIPHY Capture is for you.

Easy to use, just place the screen over what you want to capture and you’ve got your image ready to add text and edit. Quick, easy and effective and most of all free.

myTuner Radio

If you love a variety of radio stations, this will allow you to find and save your favourites from across the globe, but it doesn’t stop there. You’ll also be able to listen to your favourite podcasts too. A handy way to get your fix of worldwide tunes.

It’s a wonder there’s time to do any work with the sheer volume of amazing Apps out there just waiting to be explored. Whether you’re looking for your particular music niche or need to get more organised, there’s an App out there with your name on. If you’re looking for distraction rather than work then you might also want to explore the hundreds of free games out there that are just waiting to challenge your skills and your patience. And the best thing of all is that they’re all free.


Get searching today and find ways of making your Mac work harder, making life and work more efficient and more fun.