Utility Apps

A couple of days ago, I made a series of tweets that highlighted smaller utility1 applications that I’ve found recently.

The thread hit home with others and served as a shout out to the developers behind these tools that impact my life. I wanted to aggregate the list here (along with replies to the thread), broken down by platform2. If you have any other suggestions, please let me know!

iOS:

macOS:

watchOS:

While the following are larger apps, their watchOS apps make the device that much better.

Web and Email

  • Spoonbill by Justin Duke: Follow bio, location, and name changes in your Twitter following graph.
  • Switchr by Jurre: Safari extension to quickly switch between .h and .m files on GitHub.
  • DomainCloser (shameless plug 😆): Quickly close all tabs matching the domain of the currently active tab.

1: I tried to highlight lesser-known utilities.

2: Some of these are cross-platform