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Macs are bundled with a lot of software. Some of it is awesome, but some of it is less than useful. That’s the catch with a lot of default Mac software — it’s easy, but the second you want to do something more with it, you’re out of luck. So, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite replacements for the usually workable but generally boring OS X default software.
When you resize a window in OS X, there’s a nice little animation that shows the window expanding. If you don’t like this animation (or it’s just choppy and slow on your older Mac), OS X Daily shows us how to turn it off and make the resize instant.
When we first talked about Flashlight, it was still in beta. Even then, it was a promising way to enhance Spotlight in OS X Yosemite with more search results. Now, the app is much more mature and with a bunch of plugins, it’s incredibly powerful. Let’s take a look at how to set it up and find some of the most useful plugins.