Jason Shew


Here is a roundup of software, hardware, and Internet services I’m currently using to create stuff and boost productivity. Some may also call this a Uses” page.


  • Laptops: Apple MacBook Pro 16-inch (M1 Pro, 2021); Apple MacBook Air 11-inch (2015); Apple MacBook Air 13-inch w/ Retina Display (2020)
  • Smartphones: Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max (512GB); Apple iPhone XS Max (512GB)
  • Digital Camera: SONY RX100V
  • Musical Keyboards: Roland A-49; YAMAHA DGX-660
  • Microphones: APOGEE MiC 96K; SHURE MV51; RODE NT1A
  • Digital Audio Interface: APOGEE duet
  • Studio Monitors: AKG 240S; Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT2, ATH-M50, ATH-M40; Genelec 8030, M040
  • Tablet: Apple iPad mini (6th Gen, 256GB)
  • Stylus: Apple Pencil (2nd Gen)
  • Gimbal: DJI Osmo Mobile 2
  • Drawing Tablet: Wacom Intuos S with Bluetooth


  • DAWs: Logic Pro; FL Studio 20
  • Text Editor: Ulysses
  • Code Editor: Visual Studio Code
  • IDEs: PyCharm; IntelliJ IDEA; CLion; WebStorm
  • Graphic Design: Affinity Designer; Affinity Photo; Pixelmator Pro
  • Photography: Darkroom; VSCO
  • Cinematography: FiLMiC Pro; Final Cut Pro; LumaFusion
  • Podcast Client: Pocket Casts; Apple Podcasts
  • Productivity: OmniFocus; Fantastical


  • Email: Proton Mail Try Mail Plus!
  • Cloud Storage: iCloud Drive (included in Apple One Premium); DropBox; Proton Drive; Google Drive
  • Blog Content Generator / Hosting : Blot
  • Music Streaming: Apple Music (Canada)
  • Sound Environments: Endel