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By Jason Snell

This week’s Six Colors sponsor is Many Tricks

My thanks to Many Tricks for sponsoring Six Colors this week.

Many Tricks is an independent Mac software company run by Peter Maurer and my former Macworld colleague Rob Griffiths. They make a lot of useful utility apps for OS X, the most popular of which is probably Moom, which turns the green button on every window on your Mac into an insanely useful and customizable window-management tool.

I also really like Name Mangler, which batch-renames files in a heartbeat. I only use it a couple of times a year, but when I do, it provides me with a gigantic mood swing, from “oh no oh no this is going to take me forever” to “oh, Name Mangler, it’s done!” Pretty great stuff.

Other Many Tricks utilities include Butler, the original do-everything assistant app; Witch, a replacement Command-Tab switcher; Time Sink, a time tracker for regular people (i.e., not professionals who bill by the hour) to track how they use their time; and there are many others.

Six Colors readers (that’s you!) can use the discount code SIXCOLORS20 at checkout to get 20 percent off of anything you buy from Many Tricks.

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