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Mac OS X software equivalents to some windows software

tortoiseCVS -> eclipse's built in CVS interface
winCVS -> Cyber Duck
SciTE -> smultron
bloodshed dev cpp -> eclipse
texniccentre -> texmaker

jollysvnc -> a vnc client (From Jon)
omnidisksweeper -> a gui for du (From Jon)


The post Nick mentions in the comments is here.


  1. with everything I seen you posting lately about the Mac and developing on a Mac, don't forget to take a look at either Fink and/or MacPorts. Almost anything Unix oriented can be found there.
    I've used both, currently using MacPorts, but just installed fink on a co-workers computer. They both work fine and I wouldn't recommend one over the other. There are reviews and comparisons all over the place, I posted some commentary on it in my blog about a month ago here.

  2. Hey Nick,

    Thanks for the pointers. I ran into both Fink and MacPorts. I shied away from a random bad experience (with Fink, I think it was) but there are always hiccups. I should look into this more.



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