A Web browser is essential and Firefox is the best I come across on both Windows and Mac! Comiclife
is a really versatile program made by a great company who understand education. Now is cross platform too!
I use iChat all time to keep in touch with my friends around the world.
Before iTunes my music was all over the place if it only could convert the vinyl!
Well bookmarking never really worked until Del.icio.us
I have always loved to take photos so iPhoto allows me to keep them organised. I think I have found the movie organiser I have been looking for with Miro
Everyone needs to have some sort of graphical organiser and Inspirations works for me.
I have been making movies since mid 70's so I just love flexibility that iMovie brings to this process.
I love music but could never create it until Garageband came along. I can now get kids to produce their own music.
I love to create claymations and this is an area been working on since college and QuickTime Pro still allows me to do this easily on either Windows or Macs.