apps

OCR in CleanShot X

CleanShot X has Text Recognition using OCR technology, a handy tool I use all the time.

ChatGPT for macOS Will Not Sherlock Raycast AI for Me

The answer to my own question about ChatGPT for macOS supplanting Raycast Advanced AI is a simple one.

QuickTune Is Beautiful and MacStories Knows It

Mario Guzmán has made some beautiful apps over the years, and QuickTune tops the list.

Raycast AI Commands

One advantage of Raycast AI is its AI Commands functionality.

Will ChatGPT Desktop Sherlock Raycast AI for Me?

Is OpenAI trying to Sherlock Raycast AI with its new macOS desktop app? Maybe.

Image Search Text Recognition in Raycast and ScreenFloat

Raycast and ScreenFloat both contain some pretty amazing search features that use text recognition to find matching text in images.

TextBuddy Custom Links

Custom Links is a pretty cool automation feature in TextBuddy for automatically transforming specific text patterns into clickable links.

ScreenFloat Your Screenshots

ScreenFloat is my current choice of screenshot utility for the Mac because of its functionality and customizability.

Raycast Script Command for Text Parsing

Raycast script commands are great for all kinds of scripted tasks, and I'm increasingly using them for tasks related to my website.

Grin and Bear It

Rethinking how I write blog posts on the Mac.

Default Browser Switching

Sometimes it's nice to have apps automatically open links in a different browser, which is why the ability to quickly change default browsers is handy.

Default Apps December 2023

My 2023 entrant in Robb Knight's App Defaults, inspired by Hemispheric Views 097 Duel of the Defaults.

Warp Blocks

Warp is a modern, macOS convention-friendly terminal. One of its nicer features is Blocks, which allow for deeper work on command output.

Podcast Transcripts With Audio Hijack

Rogue Amoeba just added a Whisper powered transcription feature to Audio Hijack, and I am going to give it a try.

Raycast Clipboard History

Raycast comes with a basic, easy to use, and well designed Clipboard History feature.

Raycasting

Some very basics of Raycast in the first in a series of articles on Raycast.

My Podcasting Setup - Recording Software

Part 2 of a series on podcasting setups and workflows. This is the software I use for recording podcasts.

How to Use Raycast and How It Compares to Spotlight and Alfred

Raycast compared to Spotlight and Alfred.

Fastmarks and Safari Bookmark Descriptions

Fastmarks and Safari bookmark descriptions are a poweruser bookmark search combination supreme.

Editing Safari Bookmark Descriptions in macOS

Editing Safari bookmark descriptions and the (more interesting) backstory of why I stumbled across how to do it.

Automatic Image Processing With AppleScript and Retrobatch

I now have automatic image processing for my Friends with Brews images that happens automatically when I drop images in a folder, and I love it.

DraftsGPT

Drafts now has access to the OpenAI API for ChatGPT

All the GPTs

Mac and iOS users have some great options for ChatGPT tools.

One More One More Thing: LaunchControl

While debugging a broken LaunchAgent script, I discovered a great utility.

Bunch of Amphetamine

A hyper addition to my podcast workflow that keeps my Mac awake at all times.

Bunch

Bunch is an amazing little automation tool for controlling work environments on your Mac.

Whispering Podcast Transcripts

Whisper.cpp is a C/C++ port of OpenAI's Whisper that might meet your needs for audio transcription.