Open Source Software You Can't Live Without
3. Inkscape is a powerful open source vector graphics program with features similar those of Adobe Illustrator. Incorporation of smooth Spiro curves is what makes Inkscape stand out from other available open source programs.
4. Cyberduck is an open source, all-in-one browser application for Mac OS X that handles FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, Cloud files and Amazon S3. Seamless integration with a number of external editors makes editing different types of files quick and easy.
7. Photo galleries are a common need for many websites both commercial and personal. JAlbum offers and easy and attractive option for creating web galleries. You can choose to use the assortment of built-in templates or you can create your own.
8. Colloquy is an open source IRC, SILC & ICB client that every web developer will find useful. Its slick look and smooth operation makes it the first truly viable chat client for Mac.
9. VirtualBox is a great open source program for checking cross-browser compatibility. It’s a much leaner program than Parallels and offers most of the same useful features.
10. iTerm is a feature-rich open source Terminal emulator software for OSX. You can use it to bookmark frequently used sessions, access multiple sessions in a tabbed browser, create separate profiles for managing bookmarks and more.
So there you have it, 10 absolutely essential software apps for Mac web developers, most of them open source, easy to use and eminently useful.