Setapp blog

Tips, tutorials and trends from Setapp team and friends
Join Us!

Latest

High Sierra Problems: How to Fix the Most Common macOS Issues
We share the best fixes for some of the most common macOS 10.13 problems. Find out what the problem is, and how to fix it on your Mac.
Rocket Typist is All About Text Expansion to Save Your Time
Rocket Typist is a powerful text expansion app, it stores all your snippets locally, and it was just added to Setapp. Learn how Rocket Typist can save you time and hassle every day. We think you’re going to love it.
How to Speed Up a Slow Mac After Installing macOS Sierra
We are fast approaching the release date for new Apple products, devices and operating systems. Apple fans and customers are eagerly awaiting new releases, including that of the new OS, macOS High Sierra 10.13, currently in public beta.
How to Clean Install macOS 10.13 High Sierra
Want to get new macOS on your Mac? Follow these steps to download High Sierra and perform a clean install, which offers several benefits over the automatic upgrade process.
Wokabulary: your personal vocabulary trainer
Meet a new vocabulary learning app for your Mac - create your own vocabularies, take quizzes, track your progress results, and even share vocabularies through iCloud. Learn more about most powerful Wokabulary features.
How to Access your Mac Remotely from Any Device and Anywhere
Remotely accessing a Mac is designed to be easy. You can use several third-party tools and apps, and Apple has spent time to ensure anyone can access their Mac - desktop and laptop devices - from any other Mac device, anywhere.
macOS High Sierra Software Compatibility with Setapp
How to know if your favorite applications will run in macOS 10.13? Download Setapp and get ready for upgrade to new macOS. Every app on Setapp is fully compatible with High Sierra.
Flawless: Visual Quality Check Right Inside iOS Simulator
Got iOS apps? Flawless helps you make them look great on every device
Effective Scheduling: How to Manage Multiple Calendars
Calendar management is not easy, especially when many of us are juggling multiple calendars, with work and family commitments and often, activities outside of both that need a diary reminder. Here's a guide on how to effectively use your calendar to save time and free yourself from stress.
Archiver app: Compress, Preview and Open Any Archive Files
Wondering what's in the archive you downloaded, but you don't want to extract it to find out? With Archiver app you can preview compressed files, and unzip only the files you need, reduce any file size, open any archives, combine and split a large files easily.
A Guide to Writing an Academic Paper
Everybody writes. We all write texts, messages, social media content, emails; but academic writing is different, as anyone knows who has started college or been a student for a while.
Keep your Mac from falling asleep with Lungo
Lungo lets you change your Mac’s sleep behavior easily and temporarily, with just one click.
Keep Track of Spending with Chronicle
Add recurring bills, save receipts, and keep track of your upcoming expenses all in one place.The first step to financial well-being is getting a handle on what you owe and when, and the surest way to do that is to consolidate your bills.
Moving House Checklist: What to Do When Moving Into a New House
Our moving guide is designed to make moving into a new house a slightly less stressful experience. Let’s start with an outline of how you prepare for a move.
App Release Planning And How To Successfully Launch An App People Love
Why apps fail? How can you avoid costly app failure? What to consider before developing an app? Want to know how to get to market successfully - learn our best practices to launch an app.
Chatmate: the smart WhatsApp desktop app for your Mac
Meet Chatmate for WhatsApp on Setapp, a smart desktop app for your Mac. So you have a new way to stay in touch anytime and anywhere - whether on your phone or computer at home or work.
1 minutes shortcut: Capture an Entire Webpage
Apple Mac and iOS devices make it easy to take a screenshot. Screenshots are a useful way to record important information or create content that you can share with colleagues or publish online.
How to Upgrade to macOS High Sierra
How to download the new system, prepare your Mac for it, and safely upgrade. A full guide on macOS High Sierra upgrade process.
How to Speed Up Slow Internet Downloads on a Mac
​There are few things more frustrating than WiFi that’s very slow. Thankfully, there’s a great deal you can do to solve the problem and speed up your connection. Let's download files in the fastest speed possible.
Be Focused: Smart Time Tracking for your Productivity
Meet a powerful focus booster - Be Focused on Setapp. Learn how to be focused on your work, keep track your time, and use a timer to break down work into intervals to be more productive.
Let’s meet at TechCrunch Disrupt
Setapp will be exhibiting at TechCrunch Disrupt from September 18-20, 2017, in San Francisco. See you there.
How to Prepare Your Mac for macOS High Sierra
Check out is your Mac compatible with High Sierra, and walk through some simple steps to get your Mac prepared for the update so it will go as smooth as possible.
How to Edit Photos on a Mac
How do you edit photos on a Mac? With Setapp you can use powerful, easy-to-use photo editing tools along with photo organization and sharing features. Find out how to use the best Mac software to edit your photos like a pro.
8 apps to keep your Mac in tip-top shape
Find everything you need to take care of your Mac, keep your data safe, troubleshoot issues on Setapp.
How to Sync an iPhone with a Mac without iTunes
Learn how to easy syncing between your Apple devices, backup or archive your iPhone to you Mac, save snapshots of your iPhone, or copy files between your devices whenever you need to.
How to Start Painting on a Mac
Setapp offers a range of apps that turn your Mac into your own private studio, no brushes required.
5 reasons Gmail users should try Boxy
Meet Boxy, an app that brings the real Inbox by Gmail experience to your desktop. It's always ready to go, fetching new emails in background - try now the best alternative to the default Mail app for Mac with Setapp.
Setapp speaks Spanish and we’re pretty contento about it
It’s time to give Setapp more languages to speak - from now on, Setapp is translated in Spanish.
How to Setup a VPN on a Mac
Check out how to connect to a VPN on your Mac step-by-step - we’re show you best way to create and outgoing VPN connection with Shimo app.​
How to post Instagram photos from Mac
Can you post pictures on Instagram from your Mac? Sure. Discover how to upload photos to Instagram from your computer with Setapp.
Capto: Capture and Edit Screen Records Easily
Learn how to take screenshots, screencasts and screen recordings effortless, organize your recordings, add audio, trim and crop, and add arrows and comments to video and screenshots.
The Simple Way to ZIP and UNZIP Fles on a Mac
How do you open a zip file on a Mac? Choose the best solution to open and manage any file with the .zip extension on macOS, compress a file or folder on Mac easily - just follow the step-by-step instructions below to easily ZIP and UNZIP your data.
Merlin Project Express: explore a smart project management app
Try a simple but powerful project management app on Setapp: use Merlin Project Express to manage your projects, tasks and deadlines. Consolidate all your information in one place with smart project management app for the Mac. We believe that Merlin Project Express allows you manage complex tasks with ease.
Review: Photolemur, the powerful automatic photo enhancement app for your Mac.
It's about providing quick and easy photo enhancement for anyone: explore Photolemur, the smart AI-powered photo app for your Mac. Check out how to use one-click enhancement to automatically fix your images.
Flume: a Native Instagram App for your Mac
Flume is a native Mac app that lets you do more, and once Instagram fans get a look at it, they might even prefer Flume to the native Instagram app for iPhones.
Quick Tips to Free Up Disk Space on a Mac
Learn on how to clean up disk space and speed up your Mac with these quick tips
Wallpaper Wizard Puts Gorgeous Mac Desktop Backgrounds just a Click Away
Meet Wallpaper Wizard an app that will change the way you use desktop wallpapers. Explore endless wallpapers and backgrounds and set a new amazing HD wallpapers every day, hour, or minute. Check out what’s in it and discover all features of Wallpaper Wizard app.
Meet Findings:​ a Smart and Simple Digital Lab Notebook App
Designed with scientists, inventors, cooks, and other tinkerers in mind, Findings app lets you search, organize and share all your research activity, track, and execute your work in one convenient place.
The Basic Guide for PC to Mac Switchers
Once you’ve decided to switch from Windows to macOS there is no turning back, because you made the right decision. Here’s how to enjoy the change at its best!
How Task Manager 2Do Helps you Get Things Done
Let's take a look at how to get things done faster, better, and more easily. Learn about 2Do app, a full-featured task manager for your Mac.
Top 10 Apps for Freelancers Who Work on Mac
Freelancing and running your own business might be fun, but it sure ain’t easy. Fortunately, good people of this world made amazing software to help you on the way. And, you can have all these apps in Setapp collection.
Meet the powerful Home Inventory app for Mac on Setapp
Meet the powerful Home Inventory app for Mac on Setapp. Do you ever loan stuff to neighbors? We do, and sometimes we lose track of that things, and it never comes back. Discover how to organize and store information about your home, maintain a list of stuff you have, track and protect the things that are important for you.
10 Apps to Have on Mac When Starting a New Job
Starting a new job can be exciting and stressful at the same time. But the right apps can get you through onboarding period without feeling extremely nervous.
Introducing IconJar, the best tool for organizing icons
IconJar, just added to Setapp, keeps all your icons organized, so they’re easy to find, resize, and export into your other projects with a simple drag and drop.
How to Recover Deleted Files After Emptying the Trash on Mac
Can you recover items deleted from the Trash? Sure. We'll give some practical advices on how to get back your data after emptied Trash on your Mac.
Meet Tayasui Sketches Pro for Mac
You can draw, paint, and design with your fingers on the trackpad, or use a graphics tablet with a stylus - just try Tayasui Sketches and discover how creative you are
BetterZip: Achieve Better Compression for Files and Folders
Here's easy way to view, modify, add, and remove files directly from archives without the need to unzip them. Meet a smart BetterZip file archiver that provides better data compression much faster.
Dropshare: A Walkthrough
Learn about Dropshare, an app that helps you sharing screenshots and files with the world. Let’s take a look at how to get the most out of its features.
How to Write Your Best with Ulysses
Discover Ulysses, the most elegant word processor for Mac. It has Markdown formatting, publishing tools, and and iOS client that is now available to Setapp users on their phones and tablets.
Organize your desktop with Unclutter app
Meet Unclutter: an all-in-one desktop productivity solution that allows Setapp's users manage all information on their Mac. Check out the most powerful app's features.
TripMode: Manage the Internet Access of Mac Apps when you Travel
Data can be precious when you're on the road. Maybe you're using your iPhone as a mobile hotspot to share its data plan with your Mac. Or maybe you got suckered into paying for a hotel or airplane Wi-Fi with a data cap. TripMode, new to Setapp, is perfect for this situation.
How to Create a Mind Map in XMind
Follow these steps to creating a mind map easily - we'll show you how to make mind map with examples.
Workspaces: a virtual place to organize your projects.
Meet a light but useful app that remembers your project resources, so you can quickly open them. Check out all powerful features of Workspaces for your projects.
Welcome to Paste!
Paste is powerful clipboard manager for a Mac, which stores everything you copy. Let's take a look at how to get the most out of its features.
Top 10 Mac Apps to Get You Through College
Discover the best apps for students - from useful apps that help you stay focused while studying to a robust personal finance software. Find out how to make your college life easier!
Setapp Gives a 50% Discount to Students and Educators
Time to start thinking about school - Setapp has released its educational discount. Now students and educators can change their Setapp subscription from monthly to yearly, and save 50%.
How to Recover Lost SD Card Data on Mac
Find out how to fix or repair damaged memory card error with DiskDrill and restore your lost, deleted and inaccessible files from the SD card.
Meet ForkLift: a complete FTP client for your Mac
ForkLift is one of the best file managers ever made for the Mac, and we know Setapp users will love its power and ease of use. Check out what’s in it.
Introducing Declutter: an easy desktop clean up app for Mac
If your Mac desktop is cluttered with folders and files use Declutter, the new app on Setapp that allows clean up a desktop in two clicks. Check out all Declutter's features for your Mac.
Introducing Paw, an HTTP client and API tool for developers
The Paw has joined the Setapp family and now you can use a powerful REST API Client for software developers. Learn more about most popular key features that make a Paw app best Mac-native HTTP client ever.
Setapp launches an annual plan of $8.99/mo
Today Setapp has released its annual plan. Now you can change your Setapp subscription from monthly to yearly, and save 10% on each payment.
Talk to Anyone Anywhere with the new Instant Translate
The team of Instant Translate has rolled out a new cool upgrade with a Phrasebook feature. Creating and organizing your vocabulary has never been easier.
Bonjour and Guten Tag: Setapp speaks more languages
It’s time to give Setapp more languages to speak - from now on, Setapp is translated in French, German, and Brazilian Portuguese.
World Clock Pro Gets a Major Update
See what's new in the lastest version of World Clock Pro.
Setapp Apps Are Now Hand-picked For You Personally.
With machine learning-powered recommendations, Setapp finds you apps you’re sure to fall in love with.
How A Buyer Persona Research Turned Into An Industry Report
This article tells a story on how we were working on a pretty ordinary marketing project, but ended up producing a really huge Mac industry report.
New apps on Setapp: Noizio and WaitingList
This month we’ve got two perfect puzzle pieces to complete our Lifestyle category: Noizio and WaitingList.
How to escape the perfectionism trap
Being a perfectionist can work to your disadvantage. Learn how to escape the dreaded pressure of having it all “just perfect” and how to attain great results by loving what you do.
Screens Gets A Makeover With New Features
Accessing your Mac from any spot in the universe is faster, simpler, and more secure with the new upgrade from Screens developers.
Setapp: A User Experience That Keeps Getting Better
Take a glimpse inside the new Setapp account and its major improvements and find out what’s coming next.
How to Rock at Being a Family
We’ve put together a list of must-have family apps: a budget tracker, apps for family leisure, a home inventory app, and more tools for your day-to-day.
How to Plan a Journey Route
Plan your journey with the ultimate tips, explore the right tools to organize your best adventure and learn how to travel anywhere around the world.
BetterZip Now Zips Even Better
One of the best archiving apps on the Mac market just got an upgrade with a whole lot of improvements.
How to Plan a Trip
The ultimate trip planning guide will take away the stress of organizing and make sure you don't miss anything as you plan your perfect adventure.
Setapp and Paddle WWDC 2017 Party
Two main things are going down in San Jose this year: there’s a Developers conference and an epic party by Setapp. We joined forces with our friends at Paddle to throw the best event for developers of the season and we just had to find the perfect spot for it.
10 tools to save up to 10 hours every week
What could you do with 10 extra hours every week? Make these 10 tools part of your routine and you can find out for yourself.
Timing 2: Turning your Freelancing Dreams Real
After more than one year of full-time work, Timing app receives its biggest update ever. A complete redesign of the UI makes Timing 2 a pleasure to use, to finally make time tracking enjoyable.
How to stop procrastination in its tracks
Do you battle against procrastination? Take control of your time and become more productive with this guide to stopping procrastination in its tracks.
The Evolution of the Revolution: Setapp Gets a UI Revamp
Our users have been asking for a better structured Setapp to help them explore apps easily and make choices quickly. So, we built exactly that.
How to Take a Screenshot and Record Your Screen on Mac
Grab a screenshot on your Mac, record screen activity in a video, capture screen in animated GIFs - we’ll show you how to make all of those in seconds.
How to stay focused at work
If you're struggling to keep up with work and you feel like you're far from your productive best, this guide will take you through the steps to sharpen your focus and boost your output.
Setapp Launches Friends Program
Friends make your life better, and now they can make your Setapp better, too. We’ve just launched our referral program and it’s all about friendship (and signups).
How to Convert Video and Audio on Mac
The full guide on how to convert video, music, and video to music - and as a bonus, how to download an MP3 track from a YouTube video.
Blogging for Business: How to Make Money with a Blog
Blogging for Business: How to Make Money with a Blog
How to Vlog Like a Pro
If you’ve wanted to start a vlog but didn’t know how, our guide to video blogging is here to show you the way.
How to Make Images and GIFs for Social Media on Mac
Visuals are an important part of the social media experience. We’ll show you the tips and tricks to create images and animations that will ‘wow’ your followers.
How to Start a Blog
If you feel the bloggers life calling, this guide will take you through the key steps to starting your own blog - from finding your niche all the way to posting your first article.