Because Apple is only accepting iProduct apps this year for the 2010 Apple Design Awards, Ars picked up the slack and is doing their own Mac software awards.   Here are the results: 

  • Best New Mac OS X App: Transmit 4 by Panic
    Runner up: 1Password by Agile Web Solutions
  • Best Mac OS X User Experience: Tweetie for Mac by Atebits
    Runner up: Transmit 4 by Panic
  • Most Innovative Mac OS X App: Dropbox by Dropbox
    Runner up: Snippets by Lucky Ants
  • Best Mac OS X App for Education: Papers by Mekentosj
    Runner up: Soulver by Aqualias
  • Best Student-created Mac OS X App: Schoolhouse 3 by Logan Collins
    Runner up: jitouch2 by Supasorn Suwajanakorn & Sukolsak Sakshuwong
  • Reader’s Choice Award: 1Password by Agile Web Solutions
    Runner up: Dropbox by Dropbox

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