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πŸ’‘πŸŽ¬ πŸ“· Other Useful Software

Daisy Disk

Daisy Disk is a great tool for a quick look at what’s taking up space on your hard drive visually.

Media Info

This is a great free and cross-platform tool for reading video metadata.


FFMPEG is an excellent resource for a non-GUI approach to modifying video files.


Mac OS’ command line called Terminal is a useful but underused tool by many creatives. Here’s a good primer on some of the most common tasks you might do in Terminal:

Keyboard Maestro

This software is the foundation of many of the efficiency keyboard shortcuts and macros you’ve seen throughout this course.


If you haven’t heard of it already, VLC is a great, open source video player that works on every major platform.


This software keeps your Mac from falling asleep, something that can be disastrous during a long render.


Another efficiency app, this thing does a lot: custom keyboard shortcuts and gestures for a variety of system actions, window snapping, and more.


This is the app I’ve personally found most useful for creating on-screen annotations.

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