No one agrees with me. My vote for the best software ever created may surprise you. Maybe not.
I have used SO much software, between Office, Graphics/Video, Internet, Sound, and Utility apps. There are so many great applications.
TextWrangler or BBEdit. VMWare.
Photoshop. Dreamweaver. InDesign. Illustrator. Flash (OK, Adobe, stop showing off). Aperture. Final Cut Pro.
Firefox. Google Earth. iChat. Skype. VNC. Email.
DiskWarrior (wow, you saved my bacon SO MANY times, you shoulda won!). Time Machine.
Well. Here’s my answer. Same answer for years. My father showed it to me in 1984, but I really didn’t appreciate what it was or what it did until a few years later. It slices. It dices. It’s rock solid. It sorts. It grooms databases. It does math. It does formulas. It does graphs & charts. It even does labels! It is the Swiss Army knife of software:
And the only product I normally buy from this company is a 2-button mouse ; )
What’s your favorite?