Application software. Applications, or apps, for short, is software that runs a computer.

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iMac FD 16GB 21.5 inches Retina

My old Mac crashed badly and I had to sell it. Had a Mac TimeMachine Backup. Bought this new iMac and it came loaded with Sys and a few apps. I want to get my old email from Time Machine back. How do ...
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iOS Calculator app that supports time

I want to be able to add and subtract time in a calculator app. For example: 5:30-0:45 I have tried "Time Calc" but I did not like the interface.
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Move Application from Dock to Menu Bar

I have written an AppleScript application and when running, it appears in the Dock, however I would like it to have it in the menu bar, at the top of the screen, instead. How can I achieve this? Is ...
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IOS App that allows you to takes photos every X seconds and saving it in the camera toll (no time lapse)

community Is there an IOS app that allows you to capture photos every X seconds and automatically saves it in the camera roll (not like a time lapse that puts it in a single video) Thanks a lot! :)
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iPhone App That Combines Multiple iPhone Audio Inputs

I'm looking for an iOS app that uses multiple iPhones as audio input devices. Essentially, different audio would play on different iPhones, and then another iOS device would combine all of those ...
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Qr codes to scan and direct to one app but with different info within the app based on qr codes respectively [closed]

good day to all. I have a project but I do not know if it possible since I'm just a beginner in programming. But the outline will be as follows User will scan the qr code situated in a parking lot. ...
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DO I really have to use xcode? How do you cope? [closed]

I just started Xcode and I don't like it. How do you cope with using this? within 5 minutes its been crashing, I cannot get it to open new files in tabs, cannot make it remember my preferred window ...
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To move an iOS app (no longer available in AppStore) from one iPad to another

How can I move an app which no longer exists in AppStore from my iPad to my iPad mini? iTunes do not work in this case.
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Preferable way to ship a command line tool with my OS X *.app

I'm working on an Electron based application to write OS images to removable drives, which is being packaged as an *.app for OS X. Along with the GUI application, I'd like to ship a CLI version ...
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What is quickest, least number of taps possible on Apple Watch to “check-in” with somebody?

I am looking for a way to contact my spouse when I am at work and too busy to text. I want to use my Apple Watch in the quickest way possible, ideally just 1 or two taps, to send an automated text or ...
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Is there an iphone app to check if the brightness of your computer monitor is too bright?

I've been looking for an app to check if the brightness of my computer monitor is too high and is straining to my eyes. Does such an app exist that measures brightness of a monitor using the camera ...
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How to record cycling distance using M9 coprocessor without GPS

I have an iPhone 6s. It automatically records steps and walking distance in the Health app using the M9 motion coprocessor with very little battery impact. How can I record cycling distance like ...
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Can iOS be configured so apps do not create screenshots when the app suspends?

I notice in iOS, often times when I open an app, such as YouTube, the first thing that it shows is a screenshot of that app from one of the more recent things I was doing with the app. When I ...
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iPhone vibrates on every Viber text message received

Even when my viber application is open on a specific discussion, it continues to vibrate on every received message part of the current discussion. How can I turn off this very annoying feature for ...
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Create a new space using a keyboard shortcut

I am aware you can do it from Mission Control by clicking and there is no shortcut available in 'Keyboard'. Are there any ways to do this by using a 3rd party program or Applescript?
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Is there a way to transfer an app from a device to another one (App no longer on the app store)?

I have and use Photosynth regularly on an iPhone 4s. I bought a 5s last week and when i wanted to install the app on it i realised that the app isn't on the app store anymore. Is there a way to ...
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OS X. Should I quit apps or close windows (red cross button behavior)?

I've googled a lot about X button, that doesn't quit app, but simply close the window. And haven't found a clear answer. Should I quit apps or close windows, letting apps work in background? Do open ...
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Can I add beta testers to my iOS app during app review?

I am iOS developer. I just finished a new iPhone App. I would like to send it to Apple for app review but I think I read somewhere that during app review I cannot add external testers for the app. ...
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Can you set specific apps to NOT auto update on iOS?

I have auto update on for apps on my iPhone iOS 9.3 but I'd like to set certain apps not to update. Is that possible?
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Is there an alternative to hiding an application that will reduce the performance demand?

I'm just wondering if there is an alternative to hiding an application, that can reduce the performance demand of a program. I'm curious because I use blender from steam, but steam won't close unless ...
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Open applications in the background in OS X, I don't want my focus taken from me. Respect my Focus!

I'm running El Capitan 10.11.4 on a 2014 Mac Mini. I'm often running 10-14 apps at one time as I work writing reports, word/excel/Adobe/Safari/iTunes/calendar/etc... Frequently I want to open ...
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iPhone 5s - faulty apps

I have a few apps that just randomly stopped opening. I deleted the app simply by pressing the x in the corner of the app. I then went to the App Store to reinstall it but the phone still thinks that ...
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How to Locate an App Running in the Background

My Mac is a work computer that used to have LANDesk installed. My admin ran a script that uninstalled it. However, when my machine starts I still get prompted to allow apps from LANDesk (vulscand, ...
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Create .app application bundle from Macports port

Is it possible to create an Mac OS X .app application bundle from a Macports port without having to modify the compilation process? The goal is a portable .app folder and not a .pkg that messes up ...
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How to set audiobooks to repeat on iPhone

A while ago Apple moved audiobooks from the music app to iBooks. Now I can't listen to audiobooks on repeat. Is there any way of getting back this functionality?
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App will not open and will crash on every attempt

Whenever I open an app it goes there for a second then crashes and goes directly to the home screen. This haven't happened before, it recently started. I have restarted my phone, powered it off, and ...
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How can I remove a paused app for my iphone 4?

I want to delete that camera 360 app after I paused it but when I long pressed the app, yes the X mark was there but it is not deleting. What should I do? Please help me. I'm new in using an iphone. ...
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Use of “iPhone”, “iPad”, etc. in iOS apps

An iOS app we're making has features which will work only with certain Apple devices. Can we mention them specifically as “iPhone”, “iPad”, etc. or should we use generic terms, e.g. “compatible ...
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Creating whitelist of few websites from Terminal

I want to block all websites except one or two websites (white list) while working for 'productivity' purposes (when I am working only). I know how to block individual websites as shown here ...
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Can't update Xcode

I am aware there are more questions with the same title, but I couldn't find any other post with this specific case. I have XCode 7.0 and I want to update to the last version (7.3). But it doesn't ...
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Can I change icon for an app and how?

I have XAMPP on my Mac with El Capitan and the icon is strange and I don't like it. It is not the same one as I am used to, on my other computer running WIndows. How can I change it?
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How to Uninstall System Apps by AppCleaner?

I know there is the graphical method by which you can individually remove each system app such as Chess, Safari, Mail, Game Center, Photo Booth, FaceTime, iBooks, iTunes, Maps, Dictionary, Automator, ...
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how to earn being an apple developer [closed]

So I am learning apple development but I want to know that how am I going to earn once I'm done learning? If its the apps only then I don't have any guarantee that they'll be downloaded and stuff ...
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How do I know if my paid applications contract was accepted?

I have submitted all the required information last day. How do I know if everything is fine and there is no problems or anything? It doesn't tell me any current status. This is what I see:
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Where to view app memory usage in iPod Touch?

On my iPod Touch I cannot find where to view app static memory usage (not RAM). Googled articles point to Settings -> General -> Usage. But Usage is not an option within the General section - ...
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Custom app not recognised as a browser anymore on El Capitan

I used to have a custom app I created based on this GitHub project, which I used to pick different Fluid apps when clicking a link anywhere, based on its URL. The app is a very simple script that ...
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Apple asks me to confirm my payment method even when I'm downloading free apps [duplicate]

So I've been having a problem for a long time now, actually since I updated my iPhone to iOS 9.2.1. It's been asking me to confirm my payment method and it was always on "none" because I don't ...
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Why is WhatsApp and Messenger no longer working on iPhone 5

My sister has an iPhone 5 (iOS 8.1.3). Since some days, it seems to be impossible to open both WhatsApp and (Facebook) Messenger. For both of them, the following applies. On the home view with all ...
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How does the special offer Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac “Upgrade” work? [closed]

So, my dad has an old version of Parallels at home. We can't find the original software box or disk but it is running on the iMac. I wanted to maybe avail of the (soon to finish) special offer of the ...
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How do I add the Applications folder to the terminal PATH?

For example, I have Sublime Text that I can open from Spotlight. However, sometimes I'm navigating with the terminal and I want to do sublime source.php, but since I don't have the sublime app ...
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What is best after a clean install, copying Application Folder or reinstalling all the applications?

I have done a clean install but I was wondering if it would make any difference if I just reinstall all my old applications or if I just move my backup applications folder.
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Is it possible to create a group of Applications on Dock without changing the path?

Now that I have a bunch of applications on my Dock, I want to create a group to manage similar applications altogether. For example, I want to group a set of graphics apps (e.g. Affinity Designer, ...
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Opened applications log

Is there any way, such as an application or a terminal command, to display a log of every application that has been running on the computer? A bit like a keylogger, but for applications instead of ...
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iMovies on two computers.

I first started with a used MacBook Pro that already has iMovie on it. I signed in with my personal Apple ID and made a few GoPro movies on it. Now I also have a new MacBook Pro, but it's asking me to ...
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I am Unable to Uninstall an Applications like Node or Atom in OS X

I just bought a Macbook Pro and I'm new to OSX. I can't uninstall applications like Node, Atom, etc. They are not shown in my Application folder nor in the Launcher. How can i delete them?' Below ...
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How can I delete a (null) app in usage?

In my usage list(settings>general>storage & iCloud usage>manage storage), there is an app that registers as (null) with no icon, a version number that doesn't match anything I've previously ...
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Method of searching any application installed or any file related to that on Macbook?

Recently I installed LogMeIn app, and installation was done properly. There was no icon of app was made. I am searching but I am not getting the file or app related information in the system file. I ...
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When I open the Music D/L app, it quits immediately

I have an iPad mini, and I have this app called Music D/L. So, a few months ago, I decided to download a song and when I went into the app, it had a black screen for a split second, and it just ...
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QuickTime Player crashes on startup

Suddenly I can't get QuickTime Player to work anymore because it crashes right after opening it. I do not know if this is the right error message from the log: Application Specific Information: ...
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Ignore apps on clone system disk

Daily I create a clone of my system disk using Carbon Copy Cloner and this is working nicely. However, having a clone connected to your Mac may present a problem in starting apps automatically, for ...