Skitch – GD Must-Have Mac Applications

Skitch - GD Must-Have Mac Applications

There are a host of applications that allow you to grab images from your computer’s screen. I’ve tried a number of them and many do a terrific job. For simple screenshots I use Evernote since those images are immediately synced with my online account.

For those times when I want to do more with an image such as add text, highlight portions or more there is only one choice… Skitch.

Here’s a look…

About the Author

Dan Cohen

Having a father who was heavily involved in early laser and fiber-optical research, Dan grew up surrounded by technology and gadgets. Dan’s father brought home one of the very first video games when he was young and Dan remembers seeing a “pre-release” touchtone phone. (When he asked his father what the “#” and “*” buttons were his dad said, “Some day, far in the future, we’ll have some use for them.”)

Technology seemed to be in Dan’s blood but at some point he took a different path and ended up in the clergy. His passion for technology and gadgets never left him.

Dan is married to Raina Goldberg who is also an avid user of Apple products. They live in New Jersey with their golden doodle Nava.

  • Travis Ehrlich

    Skitch is for sure a MUST HAVE!! I use it almost daily. Super easy and intuitive. This is an amazing application!

  • thehotrod

    Thanks for these Mac Tips Dan. I just got my new 13″ Macbook Pro about a week ago. Since this is my first Mac in 10 years, I have a learning curve. But so far, I love this thing. Now when I go back to my Dell, it seems awkward and cumbersome.

    I still press control+C alot, instead of command+C and I miss an actual delete key, function+delete is not as easy. But oh well, the hardware is simply beautiful and the battery life is amazing.

    Keep up with the Mac tips for software and newbies. Thanks,

  • Dan Cohen

    Thanks Rod and congrats on the new MacBook. As someone who only switched two years ago it has been a great adventure trying to find the most useful apps I can for myself. I love my Macs and wish I had “seen the light” sooner! 🙂

    Glad the Skitch tip was helpful. Thanks for the feedback.

  • kasimcev

    Really cool tool for Mac. For Windows PC I use Jet Screenshot ( It is cool too