App Addict
June 17th, 2024

The Many Apps of Sindre Sorhus

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Sindre Sorhus
Sindre Sorhus

Whether you know who Sindre Sorhus is or not you still may be using one of his many popular and mostly free apps. Sindre is a full-time open-source developer currently based in Thailand who is responsible for more than 1,000 packages at npm, the world's largest software directory. In his spare time (LOL) he creates wonderful macOS and iOS apps. According to a statement on his website, if you're a student who can't afford one of his paid apps, he will give it to you for free. He's released mora apps than I can cover in one review, but I will list the ones with which I am most familiar.

Aiko (free) - High-quality on-device transcription. Easily convert speech to text from meetings, lectures, and more. You can export the transcription as subtitles too. Link
Hyperduck (free) - Quickly send a link from your iOS device to your Mac. Works even id either device is offline. Can share from any app, not just Safari. Opens the link directly in the browser on your Mac. Link
AmazingAi (free) - Local only image generation via the Stable Diffusion engine on Apple silicon. Simply describe the image you desire, and the app will generate it for you like magic! Link
Velja Browser Picker (free) - lets you to open links in specific browser or browser profile, switch between browsers effortlessly, and directly launch desktop apps for specific websites, like opening Zoom links in the Zoom app. Link
One Thing (free) - Put your most important task or goal in the menu bar. Its presence there will help remind you without being annoying. You can achieve almost anything if you focus on one thing at a time. Link
Actions (free) - Useful actions for shortcuts. It adds over 50 useful actions not built in natively to the Shortcuts app and is a must have for anyone who uses them. Link
Shareful (free) - Shareful makes the system share menu even more useful by providing some commonly needed share services:
- Copy — Copy the shared item to the clipboard and so you can quickly paste it into another app.
- Save to Downloads — Quickly save a shared item to the Downloads directory.
- Save As — Choose a directory to save the shared item to.
- Open In — Open the shared item in any app. Link