Crew Picks

Our favorite apps


  • SongPop

    Freemium Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Apple TV ... Kindle Fire Facebook Website

    Listen to actual songs and guess as fast as you can, featuring music from all your favorite artists- whether Taylor Swift, Drake, Selena Gomez, and Justin Bieber or Van Halen, Queen, Ed Sheeran and more! Challenge your friends and play against music lovers worldwide!

    -New music and exclusive playlists are added every day to collect, master, and earn trophies!

    -Compete in party mode against hundreds of players in daily multiplayer tournaments! Can you win all your favorite badges?

    -Dozens of music genres, themes, and categories: Today's Hits, Pop, Hip-Hop, Classic Rock, Country, Indie, Latin Hits, and more!

    -Collections for every decade: 2010s, 2000s, 90s, 80s, 70s, 60s and more!

     

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  • TerraGenesis

    Freemium Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    Engage in space exploration and terraform new worlds in this fun and exciting planet building simulator rooted in real science. TerraGenesis dynamically animates entire planets with changing biospheres, all based on real data from NASA.

    The universe is your playground in TerraGenesis! Colonize real planets in our solar system, planets created just for TerraGenesis and even alien worlds! When the world is in your hands, the possibilities are truly endless.

    Features:

    COLONY BUILDER

    • Join one of four interstellar Factions, each lending different benefits for colonization
    • Colonize entire worlds one step at a time, by creating pressurized habitats for your colonists so they can survive in hostile environments
    • Terraform your planet to support human life by altering specific properties of each world, including air pressure, oxygen, sea levels and biomass
    • Track your civilization’s progress and your world’s current status with the Stats Summary Page

    DISCOVER PLANETS & MOONS

    • Colonize real planets from our solar system, including Mars, Venus, Mercury and even Earth!
    • Terraform orbital satellites, including The Moon as well as the Moons of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune
    • Build colonies on fictional planets, including Bacchus, Ragnarok, Pontus, Lethe and Boreas
    • Terraform Dwarf Planets, including Ceres, Pluto, Charon, Makemake, Eris and Sedna
    • Melt ice caps to create planet-wide oceans and seed the planet with life

    BIOSPHERE SIMULATOR

    • Build your own functioning ecosystem with interacting, custom organisms
    • Start with 26 different phyla and add 64 unique genes to create all kinds of amazing organisms to inhabit your world
    • Manage your lifeforms as they thrive in both terrestrial and aquatic biospheres
    • Generate random worlds with complete surface and elevation maps, unique starting conditions and more

     

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  • BeardedSpice

    Free Mac OS X Website

    BeardedSpice is a menubar application for Mac OSX that allows you to control web based media players with the media keys found on Mac keyboards.

     

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  • Koala

    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux Website

    Koala is a gui for Less, Sass, Compass and CoffeeScript. Koala can run in windows, mac, and linux.

    Features
    Multi-language Support: support for Less,Sass, CoffeeScript and Compass Framework.

    Real-time Compilation: listening files, compile automatically when the file changes, that everything is running in the background without user action.

    Compile Options Support: you can set the compiler options for each file.

    Compression: auto compress code after compilation is completed.

    Error Notification: if encountered an error during compilation, koala will pop up the error message.

    Cross-platform: koala can run in windows, linux and mac.

     

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  • Strava

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Android Tablet Apple Watch ... Android Wear Website

    Strava is built for passionate athletes: GPS-powered activity analysis, on-line competitions and comparisons, ad-free. The app is especially popular among cyclists, and able to track runs too.

     

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  • WifiMapper

    Free Android iPhone Website

    The world's largest Wi-Fi database, finding you free Wifi all over the world based on over 500 million hotspots.

    Save on roaming when travelling by going to free hotspots in every major city in the world.

    Find nearby Wi-Fi hotspots and save on data. WifiMapper can tell you what kind of venue it is, how reliable the connection is and even if they have good coffee!

    Features:
    • Map of nearby free Wi-Fi hotspots
    • Foursquare and WifiMapper comments - get more information about the hotspot venue
    • Help improve the database - tell the community more about the Wi-Fi
    • Get performance information on the Wi-Fi hotspot before you use it!

    Join the world's largest Wi-Fi community!

    Use WifiMapper to avoid expensive roaming and data overusage charges or slow internet at home. Getting free Wi-Fi has never been so easy!

    WifiMapper is powered by data collected from the OpenSignal app community, meaning that all the Wi-Fi hotspots have been seen by people just like you – and you can also improve the database! We want to build the world’s definitive guide to finding free Wi-Fi, and you can make this a reality by joining the community.

    Selected from our database of nearly 500 million global hotspots, WifiMapper shows the best free hotspots nearby. The details page gives you relevant information on the hotspot and its location in addition to comments from the community. The list of the hotspots presented is based on our own recommendation algorithms - this approach is not always correct, so we need your patience and collaboration to correct the status of Wi-Fi networks when you see errors! Every correction you make can help improve WifiMapper for everyone!

    Update: We've noticed a lot of comments about the Facebook login. Please note that logging into Facebook is not required to use the app, just for editing hotspots and adding comments. We will also be adding other login options shortly.

     

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  • CodeKit

    Commercial Mac Website

    CodeKit automatically compiles all those awesome languages you read about in tutorials.

    All the Cool Kids

    Compile Sass, Less, Stylus, CSS, CoffeeScript, Pug, Slim, Haml, TypeScript, JavaScript, ES6, Markdown, JSON, SVG, PNG, GIF and JPEG right out of the box.

    Dead-Simple Configuration

    Want compressed CSS? Just check a box. Need to transpile JavaScript? Check a box. Every tool's options are available in a beautiful, clean UI. No more hacking build scripts.

    Bleeding-Edge Tools

    Autoprefixer for vendor prefixes. Babel.js for next-generation JavaScript. Libsass for faster Sass compiling. The best workflows are built right in.

    Add Any Language

    Use something that's not built-in? Easily tell CodeKit how to process files of any type, right in the UI. No stupid config files or plugins required.

     

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  • Code::Blocks

    Free Windows Linux BSD Website

    Code::Blocks is a free C++ IDE built to meet the most demanding needs of its users. It is designed to be very extensible and fully configurable.

    An IDE with all the features a developer need, having a consistent look, feel and operation across platforms.

    Built around a plugin framework, Code::Blocks can be extended with plugins. Any kind of functionality can be added by installing/coding a plugin. For instance, compiling and debugging functionality is already provided by plugins!

     

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  • Zettlr

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    Write Markdown documents with a comprehensive GUI and many workflow/time management tools.

     

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  • TransferWise

    Commercial Web Android iPhone iPad Website

    Currency exchange
    Banks and other providers could charge you up to 5% in hidden costs when sending money abroad. TransferWise is up to 8x cheaper.

     

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  • iStat Menus

    Commercial Mac iPhone Website

    iStat is a series of system monitor apps. It's available in different versions: iStat Menus, iStat for iOS and iStat Server as a companion application to the iStat for iOS app that lets you remotely monitor your computers (free for Windows and Mac).

    CPU
    Realtime CPU graphs and a list of the top 5 CPU resource hogs. CPU usage can be tracked by individual cores or with all cores combined, to save menubar space.
    Network
    A realtime graph to keep on top of what’s being sent and received for all network connections.
    Date & Time
    A highly configurable date, time and calendar for your menubar, including fuzzy clock and moon phase. A world clock with sunrise, sunset, moonrise and moonset times for over 20,000 cities. It’s one of the most powerful replacements for Apple’s date and time menu available.
    Disk Usage
    See used or free space for multiple disks in your menubar. More detail for all your disks is only a click away.
    Disk Activity
    Detailed disk I/O in your menubar, displayed as a graph, a variety of different read and write indicators, or both.
    Sensors
    Realtime listings of the sensors in your Mac, including temperatures, hard drive temperatures (where supported), fans, voltages, current and power. Fan speeds can be controlled, with different rules when on battery power, if you’d like.
    Battery
    Detailed info on your battery’s current state and a highly configurable menu item that can change if you’re draining, charging, or completely charged.
    Memory
    Memory stats for your menubar, shown as a pie chart, graph, percentage, bar or any combination of those things. The memory dropdown menu shows a list of the top 5 memory hogs, as well as other useful info.
    Complete control
    Each menu extra comes with many different display modes, customizable colours, font sizes and widths.

     

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  • Lookout Mobile Security

    Freemium Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    Lookout combines enterprise grade security with end user simplicity, protecting your device and data from a variety of threats facing mobile devices including: loss, theft, viruses, malware, and hackers.

     

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  • WakaTime

    Free Mac Windows Linux Komodo IDE Xcode ... Visual Studio Code IntelliJ IDEA Vim Notepad++ Pycharm Sublime Text TextMate RubyMine GNU Emacs PyCharm Community Edition Atom Brackets Komodo Edit Website

    Open source plugins for automatic programming metrics.

     

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  • GIF Brewery

    Free Mac Website

    GIF Brewery by Gfycat gives everyone the power to create stunning GIFs from video files. It’s simple, powerful, intuitive to use--and now it’s free.

    START WITH A VIDEO
    • Make a screen recording
    • Record from your webcam or iOS device
    • Import a video file

    EDIT LIKE A PRO
    • Resize and crop video
    • Set desired frame rate, or manually set frame count and frame delay
    • Apply image filters like Color Correction or famous photo filters like Transfer and Noir
    • Add multiple captions or overlay images

    SAVE AND SHARE
    • Easily save to your computer, share to iMessage or Mail
    • GIF Brewery now enables easy in-app uploading to Gfycat!

     

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  • Swift Publisher

    Commercial Mac Website

    Swift Publisher is an easy-to-use page layout and desktop publishing app for Mac. This software provides all you need for creating impressive and professional-looking documents such as flyers, brochures, catalogs, magazines, booklets, newsletters, calendars, posters, menus, cards, Facebook and Twitter covers and many more.

     

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  • Mjolnir

    Free Mac OS X Website

    mjolnir - Lightweight automation and productivity app for OS X

    Mjolnir is an OS X app that lets you automate common tasks using the language Lua. At its core, it doesn't actually do anything besides load up a Lua environment; the real power lies in all the useful modules that you can install.

    You write a "config", which just means ~/.mjolnir/init.lua. This file, along with whatever modules it requires, have full access to the built-in mjolnir module, and all Lua modules that you have installed (e.g. from LuaRocks or any way you want to install them).

     

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  • addappt

    Free Android iPhone Apple Watch Android Wear Website

    addappt is a capable contacts app that features all of the usual stuff, including the ability to quickly call and text your contacts. Additionally, the app contains some social media features such as updates, photos, emoji, and more. This one is best for those who like to keep it personal, although those looking for a minimal contacts app may need to look elsewhere. They also don't store your address book or messages on their servers.

    Updates
    Friends update their contact information, emoji and special fonts in your address book privately and similarly, you in theirs

    Reminders
    Set it for for individuals and Groups and get automatic ones for birthdays and anniversaries and wish them with one tap

    Group Actions
    Email, text or send unlimited photos (iPhone only) via email to groups privately

    Weather
    Know the weather for your contact’s address before calling them – just type in the city & country

     

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  • Covert.ly

    Free Android iPhone Website

    Say what you want. When you want. How you want. Covertly is the 100% fully anonymous social network for your campus.

    • Stay Safe -
      Don't take our word for it. Other apps ask for your phone number, email, and social media logins. We ask for absolutely nothing.

    • Connect with the world -
      Set your radius and define the size of the community you want to interact with. Peek into other locations and see what's going on around the world.

    • No Regrets -
      Every post is temporary, say what's really on your mind and let the community vote decide what stays and what gets deleted.

    In college? Connect with your campus or see whats going on at other schools.

     

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  • Shiftit

    Free Mac OS X Website

    ShiftIt is an application for OSX that allows you to quickly manipulate window position and size using keyboard shortcuts. It intends to become a full featured window organizer for OSX. It is a complete rewrite of the original ShiftIt by Aravindkumar Rajendiran which is not longer under development.

     

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  • F.B. Purity

    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux Web Chrome ... Safari Maxthon Opera Firefox Website

    F.B. Purity is a browser extension / add-on that lets you clean up and customize Facebook. It filters out the junk you don't want to see, leaving behind the stories and page elements you do wish to see, and is customizable to your taste.

     

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  • Tomb of the Mask

    Freemium Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    Tomb of the Mask is an arcade game, which takes place in an infinite procedurally generated vertical labyrinth. Seeking for adventure you get into a tomb, where you find a strange mask. You wear it and suddenly realize that you can now climb walls - easily and promptly. And that's when all the fun begins.

    You'll face a variety of traps, enemies, game mechanics and powerups. And as far as time doesn't wait, get a grip and up you go!

     

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  • YouTube Music

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    YouTube Music allows you to easily find what you’re looking for and discover new music. Get playlists and recommendations served to you based on your context, tastes, and what’s trending around you.

    A new music streaming service from YouTube
    ? This is a completely reimagined music service with official releases from your favorite artists.

    Find the music you want
    ? Easily find the albums, singles, live performances, covers and remixes you’re looking for.
    ? Don’t know a song’s name? Just search the lyrics or describe it.

    Discover new music
    ? Get music recommendations based on taste, location, and time of day.
    ? Use “The Hotlist” to keep up with what’s trending.

    Uninterrupted listening with Music Premium
    ? Listen ad-free
    ? Don’t worry about your music stopping when you lock your screen or use other apps.
    ? Download your favorites or let us do it for you by enabling Offline Mixtape.

     

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  • OpenL

    Free Android DeepL Translator Website

    OpenL Translator is an open source front-end to the high-quality DeepL machine translation services (available for English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch and Polish).

    Note that DeepL's terms of usage disallow submitting any text containing personal data, and submitted text will be retained for a certain amount of time.

     

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  • Journey

    Freemium Mac Windows Web Android iPhone ... Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad Chrome Android Wear Website

    A diary that keeps your private memories forever. Trusted by millions of users, Journey is your perfect journal companion that keeps your private memories for a lifetime.

     

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  • Keybase

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Ruby JavaScript Go (Programming Language) Java Website

    Keybase is a new and free security app for mobile phones and computers. For the geeks among us: it's open source and powered by public-key cryptography.

    Keybase is for anyone. Imagine a Slack for the whole world, except end-to-end encrypted across all your devices. Or a Team Dropbox where the server can't leak your files or be hacked.

    Keybase is a messaging platform where:

    • you can write securely to any twitter, reddit, facebook, github, and hacker news user
    • you don't need to know someone's phone number or email address
    • all messages are secure, end-to-end encrypted
    • multi-device: your messages survive and transfer with encryption to new phones & computers
    • free for everyone, and free of ads
    • open source
    • multi-platform, w/apps for macOS, Linux, and Windows

     

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