Sweet Apps and Services for the Holidays

News • Dec.19, 2017

holiday apps

The holidays are here!

Thankfully for Secret Santas and party hosts everywhere, a treasure trove of apps and services that can make the busiest time of the year run more sweet and smoothly.

Here are some of our favorites.


Softorino YouTube Converter 2 (SYC2) – YouTube has tons of great videos that you can enjoy for just about any occasion, and that most definitely includes the Holidays. SYC 2 is one of our very favorite YouTube downloader for Mac app. You add YouTube URLs, set the output format, SYC 2 will download any videos to your iPhone and other iDevice directly.

ExpressVPN – When it comes to enjoy movies from Netflix, you may prefer a VPN service. ExpressVPN is our favorite VPN for Netflix because it offers a fast speed and nice experience.


iMazing – It’s our favorite iPhone transfer and manager software. It’s one of the best iTunes alternatives that allows you to transfer files, messages, photos, music, etc. between phone and computer. With the holidays and then the new year around the corner, there’s no better time to get the app to your new iPhone companion.

CleanMyMac + Gemini Bundle – With year-end coming, it’s time to keep your Mac nice and clean. CleanMyMac is our favorite Mac cleaner tool, and Gemini is the best way to remove duplicate files. The Mac space saving bundle will help you take better care of your computer.

PDFpen – It’s also the time to get documents in order. Get PDFpen to keep your info safe. It’s the best PDF editor to edit, annotate PDF and manage PDF pages on Mac.

Backblaze – The holidays often mean seeing friends and family who may live out of town. Capturing those moments together lets the warmth of the holidays be accessible year round. Do remember to back up those memories on the cloud with Backblaze. It’s our favorite cloud backup solution for home users. It offers a ton of easy functionality and fast transfer speed.