Getting the most out of your Mac means exploring well beyond built-in features and pre-loaded apps, as well as taking advantage of third-party Mac apps from the Mac App Store, or external sources to satisfy your needs, enhance usability, and further improve your experience.
However, there are tons of apps out there, from chat clients to system utilities, from photo editing to productivity apps - which makes picking the right ones difficult. Furthermore, it's harder for a Mac newcomer because they won't know where they should look or what the pivotal differences are between macOS and Windows.
Understanding this barrier, we have compiled a list of the best Mac apps to building a better machine for work, recreation, and everything in between. Some are free, others may cost you a few bucks to use, but generally, we think it's worth your consideration.