Curated macOS tools for productive front-end developer
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macOS for front-end

Here is the list of all the apps I use to be efficient as a front-end developer.

Design better, code faster & ship daily.

  • Must Have 🌟
  • Paid version πŸ’°
  • App Store πŸ›


  • Atom 🌟 – The hackable text editor for the 21st Century. It's slow but the comminity is awesome.
  • Cakebrew – Manage your Homebrew formulas with style.
  • Dash πŸŒŸπŸ’° – An API Documentation Browser and Code Snippet Manager.
  • GitBook – Create, write and organize documentation and books with your team.
  • GitX-dev – Because sometimes you need a GUI to deal with git.
  • Hyperβ„’ – A terminal built on web technologies. Like Atom you can customise almost everything.
  • Homebrew – The missing package manager for macOS (in Ruby).
  • Insomnia – A beautifull REST client. Debug APIs like a human, not a robot.
  • iTerm 🌟 – A macOS terminal replacement with awesome features.
  • ndm – The Open Source npm desktop GUI.
  • oh-my-zsh - A delightful community-driven framework for managing your zsh configuration.
  • Postico – A modern PostgreSQL client.
  • Sequel Pro – Database management application for working with MySQL databases.
  • Sublime Text 🌟 – A sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose.
  • Visual Studio Code - Visual Studio Code is a source code editor developed by Microsoft for Windows, Linux and macOS.


  • Figma – Design, prototype, and gather feedback all in one place with Figma.
  • Google Photos – Free, unlimited storage for photos up to 16 megapixels and videos up to 1080p resolution.
  • ImageAlpha – Reduces file sizes of 24-bit PNG.
  • ImageOptim – Excellent tool for publishing images on the web.
  • JPEGmini πŸ›πŸ’° – Reduce photo files size by up to 80% without compromising quality.
  • MindNode πŸ›πŸ’° – Delightful Mind Mapping for Mac, iPad & iPhone.
  • Photoshop πŸ’° – Raster graphics editor since 1988.
  • Sip 🌟 πŸ’° – The best color picker for Mac for collecting, organizing & sharing palettes.
  • Sketch πŸ’° – Professional digital design for Mac.
  • Sketchpacks – Browse, manage, and auto-update your Sketch plugins from the menu bar.



Music & Video

  • djay Pro πŸ›πŸ’° – The #1 DJ Software for performing DJs, integrated with iTunes and Spotify.
  • Dragand – Download your subtitles of your favorite series by drag and drop.
  • Miro Video Converter – Convert almost any video to MP4, WebM, Ogg…
  • Spotify – A digital music service that gives you access to millions of songs.
  • Stremio – Watch videos, movies, TV series and TV channels instantly.
  • VLC – Free and open-source media player.


  • 1password πŸ›πŸ’° – Forget your passwords. 1Password remembers them all for you.
  • Alfred πŸŒŸπŸ’° – Productivity app for macOS
  • Amphetamine πŸ› – Keep your mac awake.
  • AppCleaner – AppCleaner finds unnecessarily files and safely deletes them.
  • CleanMyMac πŸ’° – The world's best Mac cleaner.
  • Dropbox – Keeps your files and your team in sync.
  • Flux – Warms up your computer display at night, to match your indoor lighting.
  • Grammarly – Free grammar checker instantly eliminates grammatical errors and enhances your writing.
  • Keybase – Public key crypto for everyone, publicly auditable proofs of identity.
  • Product Hunt – Discover your next favorite thing, surfacing the latest in tech, books, games, and podcasts.
  • RecordIt – Record screencasts fast & free! with GIF Support!
  • RescueTime – Time management software.
  • Spectacle – Organize your windows without using a mouse.
  • The Unarchiver πŸ› – Free Unarchiving Software for macOS
  • TogglDesktop πŸ› – Descktop app for online time tracking.
  • Ulysse πŸ› πŸ’° – One of the best experience available for writing content. Start with markdown and export everywhere.