Have you ever used the right-click "Open With" feature in Finder when opening a specific type of file? While this feature is usually pretty handy, if you install and remove applications on a regular basis there may still be traces of those applications that have been long-gone from your Mac. In this how-to, we'll show how you can rebuild this list so it remains up-to-date and only shows what you currently have on your hard drive.
Long before everyone was crazy about Getting Things Done, and Evernote kept track of well, everything, Bare Bones' Yojimbo was rocking Macs with a beautifully simplistic and insanely flexibe database solution. The latest version of the venerable data management application--Yojimbo 3-- offers a number of excellent new features that will keep long-time users of the software's previous iterations happy, while at the same time entice new users to give what Bare Bones has to offer a go.
FileMaker Pro has been around for decades, and it’s become the de facto standard in Mac database applications. While databases certainly aren’t the most captivating of apps, Filemaker manages to pull off its data-crunching with a bit of true Mac style.
For the uninitiated, FileMaker Pro is a relational database designed to be approachable to data monkeys and mere mortals alike. Solutions like Bento or Excel are fine for simple data, but the minute you need to combine different sets of data from different sources, you hit a brick wall. Luckily, you can use FileMaker Pro as a simple flat-file database like Bento--or Apple’s old AppleWorks suite--adding new tables and relational links as your expertise develops.