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We’ve seen some incredible resources for designers and developers throughout 2022.

The second roundup for “What’s New for Designers & Developers from 2022” will be what were some of the coolest and helpful apps for both Mac and Windows (but also small amount for Linux)that either got released or been updated. From Apps that help with development, colour tools, dev tools, code editors and productivity apps.

I’m excited to look forward to what the web will bring in 2023, but in the meantime, take a look back at the best Mac & Windows Apps of 2022. Enjoy!

January

Sitedex – Mac App

Sitedex

Sitedex is a MacOS app that let you find all links and create a complete map of your website. This makes it easy to find bad titles, missing headings, broken links and other issues that might impact your SEO.

Price: $39.00

Ground Zero – Mac App

Ground Zero

Return an app to the state it was in when it was first installed, without deleting the app. So use this app that can fix issues and as it will return you back to the default settings. So, reclaim your disk space by cleaning up data that would normally be left behind when uninstalling an app.

Price: 99c

DevOdoo – Mac, Ubuntu/Linux, Windows App

Devodoo

DevOdoo is a local development suite for Odoo App available for Windows, Mac, and Ubuntu/Linux. Easily develop add-ons, themes on your local machine.

Price: Free

February

Folder Colorizer – Mac App

Folder Colorizer For Mac

Folder Colorizer makes significant folders stand out on a cluttered desktop. It’s built for Mac users whose life depends on color to navigate successfully between folders. You can change folder color, add emojis or a special image background.

Price: $2.92

Fig – Mac App

Fig makes engineers more productive in the terminal. This product adds visual completions for hundreds of public CLI tools like cd, git, npm/yarn, docker, and aws. Want private autocomplete? Create your own completions and share them with your team!

Price: Free

DevToys – Windows App

Dev Toys

DevToys helps in daily tasks like formatting JSON, comparing text, testing RegExp. No need to use many untruthful websites to do simple tasks with your data. With Smart Detection, DevToys is able to detect the best tool that can treat the data you copied in the clipboard of your Windows. Compact overlay lets you keep the app in small and on top of other windows. Multiple instances of the app can be used at once.

Price: Free

March

DevToys – Mac App

Devtoysmac

It’s like the DevToys for Windows that was on the last month list, but it’s now available for Mac

Price: Free

Speediness – Mac App

Speediness

Speediness lets you quickly check your internet connection speed and latency. Tests are run in parallel to better reflect real-world situations. The app requires macOS 12 or later.

Price: Free

April

CodeEdit – Mac App

Codeedit Macos App

CodeEdit App for macOS – Elevate your code editing experience. Open source, free forever.

Price: Free

TomatoBar – Mac App

Tomatobar

TomatoBar is world’s neatest Pomodoro timer for the macOS menu bar. All the essential features are here – configurable work and rest intervals, optional sounds, discreet notifications. It’s open source and it is easy to use.

Price: Free

Sol – Mac App

Sol

Replace your macOS command palette tool with an open source version, all the perks of advanced tools like ray cast or Alfred at your finger tips

Price: Free

May

WeekToDo – Linux, Mac & Windows App

Week To Do

The free minimalist weekly planner app focused on privacy the key is not to prioritise what is on your schedule. But to schedule your priorities.

Price: Free

massCode – Mac App

Masscode

Next version of massCode. A free and open source code snippets manager for developers

Price: Free

June

Snippety – Mac App

Snippety

Snippety is a tool that can boost your everyday tasks. It works flawlessly with every text field! Just press ⌘⇧Space, find your snippet, and hit ↩︎. Snippety also offers many placeholders and you can even use scripts to automate your work.

Price: $7.99

Folder Peek – Mac App

Folder Peek

Quickly access documents, files, folders, and apps from the menu bar. Think of it as an alternative to Dock folders, just more powerful and customizable. Requires macOS 12.3 or later.

Price: Free

July

httpiness – Mac & Windows App

Httpiness

httpiness is a simple, straightforward HTTP client which minimizes time to configure and send requests in order to maximize development efficiency.

Price: Free

Lapse – Mac & Windows App

Lapse

A simple app to record screen in time-lapse on Mac and Windows. No editing or speeding up of the normal video. click on start, stop to get time-lapse video ready to be uploaded. The app also auto pauses when your computer is inactive and select from monitors.

Price: $35.00

August

Plume – Mac App

Plume

Plume is a Free, Fast and Light MenuBar app for taking notes. Check its features: – Activate minimalist interface for full focus on text – Activate magic mode to allow smart text completion – Manage Popover dimension (small, regular, large, xlarge)

Price: Free

Snap It – Windows App

Snap It is a toll that lets you snap windows in a grid place

Snap It! is a window manager for Windows 10/11. Organizes your windows to improve your productivity when working with wide and multiple screens. Features • Divide screens into snapping areas. • Run applications and move to a specified area • and many more

Price: $9.99 to $11.99

September

Curiosity – Linux, Mac & Windows App

Curiosity

Curiosity is a productivity app that gives you one search for all your files, emails, and cloud apps. That lets you save time and get more done. Curiosity also works as a launcher, giving you one shortcut to quickly launch programs, start meetings, and more. It keeps all your data safe on your computer. Curiosity is available for Windows and Mac (free / paid) and for teams.

Price: Free to $9.99 per month

Watch My Logs! – Linux, Mac, Windows App

Watch My Logs

Watch my logs! is a desktop app that keeps an eye on selected log files so you will never miss any important records added to PHP, Nginx, and MySQL slow logs. You can also use an app as a simple debug tool that will show anything you add to the log file.

Price: $14.99  (1 Year License)

Keyviz – Window App

Keyviz

Keyviz is a free and open-source software to visualize your ⌨️ keystrokes in real time! Let your audience know what handy shortcuts/keys you’re pressing during your screencasts, presentations, collaborations, or whenever you need it.

Price: Free

October

Stark – Mac App

Stark For Mac

Whether you are working on a site, mobile app, SaaS application or anything in between. Using Stark for Mac helps you find and fix accessibility issues in your existing Figma and Sketch files. With powerful tools, automated checks, and smart suggestions you can supercharge your accessibility workflow at scale and in record time.

Price: Free

CodeSpeedy – Mac & Windows App

Codespeedy

CodeSpeedy is a simple tool to manage your code snippet and sync to your Visual Studio Code immediately.

Price: Free

WebFileMaker – Linux & Windows App

WebFileMaker is an easiest way to build Sass and JavaScript with zero setup.

Price: $24.99

November

Quick Look Fix – Mac App

Quick Look Fix for Mac

When your Mac’s spacebar image/video preview doesn’t work and shows you the thumbnail, fix it with a click from the menu bar.

Price: $5.00

Aptakube – Mac App

Aptakube

Aptakube is a modern, lightweight and multi-cluster Kubernetes desktop client. Connect to multiple Kubernetes clusters as if it was just one. View and manage Pods, Deployments, ReplicaSets, ConfigMaps and all other resources through a fast, intuitive and easy to use graphical interface.

Price: Free

December

Screen Studio – Mac App

screen.studio

Screen Studio makes your mouse movement smooth, automatically zooms in on clicks, applies cinematic motion blur to all the animations, and adds beautiful background around your recording. In a minute your recording becomes a high-quality promotional video.

Price: $89.00 to $139.00 (depends on license)

Clmn – Mac App

Clmn

Clmn is a beautiful task board native app for macOS. It is thoughtfully simple and unbearably efficient; nothing fancy, just enough. Clmn is designed for professionals that work mostly on laptops.

Price: Free

WebRemarks – Mac & Microsoft App

Webremarks

Stop settling for outdated and limited screenshot tools. With WebRemarks, instantly annotate and share screenshots – without the fluff.

Price: Free

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What’s New for Designers & Developers from 2022: Mac & Windows Apps