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2 September 2022
Audiobooks for free

Download audio books for free – the best legal sources

Some audio books are available for a fee and some are free. If they cost something, there are larger price differences between the providers because, unlike printed books, audio books and eBooks are not subject to statutory price fixing […]
22 October 2019
Shrink PDF with Lightweight PDF

Lightweight PDF: Reduce the file size of PDFs

Today there is another tip like "tested for years and found to be good!". The Mac app that I would like to recommend to you is called Lightweight PDF and is free in the Mac app [...]
30 June 2019
Unsplash Wallpapers Mac app screenshot

Unsplash Wallpapers: Free wallpapers for the Mac at the touch of a menu bar

Some time ago I introduced the paid app "Wallpaper Wizard", which conjures up pretty wallpapers for your Mac. Today there is the free alternative, which is a bit older, but still works: [...]
18 April 2018

With Dr. Unarchiver and BetterZip get insight into packed files / archives

There is a whole range of different apps and extensions available for opening RAR files and other archives on the Mac. However, if you don't want to unzip the packed files straight away, but want to see them first, then the [...]
15 January 2018

Trick Shot: iOS skill game now with free download (short message)

Trick Shot is a skill game for iOS on the Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. In the game, which caused a sensation among app and game lovers back in 2015, the aim is to play a ball like this [...]
22 November 2017
Music Maker Free Download, Free Downloads Music Making Software App Windows Mac

MAGIX Music Maker: Make music with a free download

MAGIX Music Maker has been available free of charge since 2017; you can legally download, install and use the music software for free. Where you can find the download, what it brings you and more about the app you can find [...]
11 April 2017
Art for website and blog, free of charge and without lint, use art works without copyright, database for old masters, art, sculptures, vessels and history

Art under CC0: Use works of art free of charge and royalty-free as a webmaster and blogger

Last week, I already published a post on free and royalty-free images for your website, blog or online shop. But now there is still the special case of art, so if you are a [...]
24 February 2017
Spotify for free compared to Spotify Premium for iOS and macOS, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Mac, MacBook, download and guide

Spotify free and premium in comparison: Are the costs for the app worth it?

For the iPhone, iPad and Mac you can download, install and use Spotify for free. But why is there also the option to purchase Spotify Premium for a fee? What are the advantages? In this article […]
1 January 2015
Hocus Focus program icon

Hocus Focus: Free Houdini alternative hides inactive Mac programs

Surely everyone knows the problem: After a few hours of working on the Mac with various programs, more and more windows "garbage" the desktop, so that after a while you completely lose track and only with