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What's New

August 10, 2016 - Added new BBEdit text filters and shell reference page.

March 3, 2016 - Added new string converter page.

November 3, 2015 - Added new Illustrator QuickLook Plugin tool and numeric base converter page. Updated the Next Gen quiz.

February 21, 2015 - Updated host file and Desktop Icon Position tools.

January 7, 2015 - Improved ASCII table layout and added Unicode and HTML entity reference. Significant update to Coder Sans Mono font, improving legibility.

December 6, 2014 - Added better icons to the downloadable tools. Renamed "Kill Toolbars" to "Hide All Toolbars", and "Help Key Disabler" to "Disable Help Key". Added cross multiplication page. Reorganized the site.

October 2, 2014 - Added a new Mac tool to disable the Help/Insert key.

September 23, 2014 - Added a Golden Ratio reference page. Reorganized the site.

September 21, 2014 - Updated Coder Sans Mono with improved and additional glyphs. Added a permalink feature.

August 18, 2014 - Added a new Mac tool to save and restore desktop icon positions.

August 12, 2014 - Added an exclusive font, Coder Sans Mono.

August 8, 2014 - Improved layout and font rendering, and added an ASCII table.

July 30, 2014 - Migrated to a new domain name, and created a new logo. Created a DPI tool and mobile text editor prototype. Added Home and Contact pages and an external portfolio link.

October 9, 2013 - Website launched.

Stay tuned for more updates!


📄Coder Sans Mono
A free, open source programming font.


💾Adobe Swatch Libraries
Some custom Adobe Swatch Libraries in .ase format.

Mac Tools

💾BBEdit Text Filters
A set of BBEdit/TextWrangler text filters to automate some common actions in web development. Minify JavaScript and Tidy Up CSS, HTML, JS, JSON, PHP, and XML.

💾Connect VPN
Automate VPN connection with optional PIN and RSA token support. Includes AppleScript source code.

💾Desktop Icon Position
Quickly save and load the position of all desktop icons. A workaround for a Mac bug where desktop icons may be rearranged by the system. Includes AppleScript source code.

💾Disable Help Key
Disables the Help/Insert key on Intel Macs. This prevents accidental activation of a Help window when reaching for the Backspace key. Includes REALbasic source code.

Get the physical dimensions, supported resolutions, aspect ratio, and/or DPI of any connected display.

💾Hide All Toolbars
Quickly remove the toolbars from all open Finder windows.
Command-drag the app to the toolbar in any window for quick access.

💾Illustrator QuickLook Plugin
A QuickLook plugin for Mac, for adding QuickLook functionality and Finder icon previews for Adobe Illustrator (AI) files.

💾Install Custom Host Files
Backup and replace the system hosts file with one in the same folder as the script.

💾Keep Awake
Keep your Mac from idling or going to sleep. Useful for keeping a remote computer accessible.

💾Network Reset
Quickly reset the network interface (Ethernet/en0 and WiFi/en1).

💾Remote Management Reset
Quickly reset the remote management interface (more info).

💾Reveal Home Library
Reveal the Home Library folder, which is hidden by default in recent releases of Mac OS X.

💾Sleep Display
Instantly put the display to sleep.

Works in Progress

📋Mobile Text Editor
Mobile text editor experiment.


📋ASCII Table
A complete ASCII table for reference.

📋Cross Multiplication
A cross multiplication calculator and quick reference guide.

📋Number Converter
An numeric base/radix converter and quick reference guide.

📋Shell Reference
A comprehensive reference guide for Unix shell commands.

📋String Converter
A string converter and quick reference guide.

📋The Golden Ratio
A Golden Ratio calculator, template, and quick reference guide.

📋Ideal Web Design Size
The ideal web design size for 2015 is 980x720, covering 75% of viewers.


🆚The Next Gen
Can you tell the difference?

🆚What is Free Software?
A closer look at the term.


Bitfume is a software and design site maintained by Adam Bjornson. Feel free to contact him with any questions or comments, or check out his online portfolio for more of his design work.