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

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Open resource from inside the bundle using c++ / qt

I have a Qt app set as a bundle, and it requires a resources database. If I place it inside the bundle, how do I open it ? The app was created in Windows, and in Windows and Linux, I can use the path ...
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Creating a new package using Packages - app is not installed correctly

I want to create a package - and need help to get started... I looked for a tutorial or help on Packages.app - not finding anything, I just started it. Placed MyApplication.app in the Applications ...
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Folder locations for osx app

I am porting an application from Windows and Linux, to Mac OS X. The application is written in Qt. It has a few dependent dylib (some built, some sdk). The exact same libraries and same Qt version ...
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Can I transfer an app to somebody else without having them to pay for developer enrollment?

I am an app developer, and I have to transfer an app to a company, so the app won't have my name under the title in the AppStore. So it looks like they made it. My question is, do they have to pay for ...
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Already found answer to iPad app?

after continuing to look around I found the answer to my problem with the notes plus app. It told you what to do to fix it. I'm sorry I troubled anyone with the question.
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Transfer/Migrate specific apps including settings etc to a new Mac

I did a clean install upgrade to OS X Yosemite (from Mavericks). Prior to doing that I backed up my entire hard disk using a disk cloner (Carbon Copy Cloner in my case) Is there a way I can transfer ...
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Can launching an app trigger the launch of another app?

When I launch a specific application in Mavericks I'd also like to automatically launch and execute another one. Is it possible/how?
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Being asked to log into a different account to update Xcode?

I wanted to update Xcode 5 to Xcode 6, but the App Store said I had updates available for other accounts. I then uninstalled Xcode but now when I go to the App Store it still says Update rather than ...
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Complete app uninstaller for free?

Is there any way I can completely uninstall an app for free? I know there are apps that delete the app and the leftovers but none seem to be free.
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iPhone/iPad lock screen as a digital message board

I use my iPhone/iPad screens as digital message board. A bit like digital message boards you might see in airports, doctors waiting rooms or train stations. My current strategy is to open a photo ...
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No Space even though there is/ Won't Show up on my computer or itunes

My Ipod Touch 5 says I have 12.5 GBs used and only 184 MBs left. I had over 7 GBs of music but I deleted it. The music doesn't show up in storage but it still says that I have 184 MBs left. Now the ...
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Is there any app for electronic signature solution?

Is there any app for signing the documents (PDFs) by electronic signature? Similar to on-line solutions such as HelloSign, EchoSign, XolidoSign, eSignly, DocuSign, Signsquid, RightSignature, ...
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Should I update my apps on iPhone 4s?

I have an iPhone 4s. I am not updating to IOS 8 as I have read enough warnings not to do this. All my apps now want to be updated, but most of those updates say that they are for IOS 8 compatibility. ...
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Two Clash of Clans account in one Game Center; how to restore the old account?

I've played Clash of Clans both on my iPad and on my iPhone, but with different Clash of Clans accounts. The same Game Center account was in both of the devices. Then I linked the CoC of my iPhone to ...
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Change gtk theme for X11 apps

I am using Zim note app http://zim-wiki.org in Ubuntu and I want to use the same in my OS X. So I've installed Zim and can launch it through X11 from menu. But all GTK apps look ugly: bad fonts w/o ...
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What is consuming a large amount of space on my Mac regarded as Applications in Storage?

I opened the Storage tab in About This Mac and it says that 61.57 GB of my 121 GB Flash storage is used on Applications. I opened the Applications folder, highlighted all the apps, opened the ...
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MATLAB disabled status in Yosemite

I have 2013a installed and the patch from here. The patch should work, but when I navigate to the application, there is a "stop" icon above the app icon which still prevents the patched version from ...
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Merging two systems?

I'm not too sure if this is the right title but anyway... I have an old macbook early 2009 that I bought through my school and purchased the digital software as well- I have no disks and I don't know ...
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finding my clippings: highlights made with the iphone kindle app

I'm looking for a free way to retrieve the myclipping files from iPhone kindle app. I made these highlights on "personal documents" (books not bought through amazon). (There is a paid app that could ...
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SelfControl not blocking anything

I have used SelfControl to block the internet for some time, but now it won't block anything anymore. (Edit: Well, acutally one moment SelfControl blocks some sites, then allows them again, apparently ...
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Multiple Application Folders Priority?

How are Application folders treated or considered on multiple volumes of OS X? Are they treated and indexed with equal priority as the root /Applications? I my case I am considering putting the bulk ...
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Can I just copy an application from a MAC and paste it to another MAC?

As the title suggest, can I just copy and paste an application to my new MAC instead of downloading them all over again? Or is there another way to do this?
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Disabling the dialogs shown when opening an application for the first time on OSX

I am making an app on osx 10.9 using python 2.7. But when it is launched first time, warning comes. You are opening the application MYAPP for the first time. Are you sure you want to open this ...
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Application to get Magnetometer, Acceleration and Gyro data in one file?

I use iPhone for analysing trajectory, more here. I am trying to find an app that makes it easy to get Mag/Acc/Gyro data from the phone to let say dropbox. I have found apps that allow you to get only ...
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How to fix update non updating apps

When I try to update app I hit update but it just goes to if It was updated already. How do I fix it?
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More beautiful notes?

I would like to have an app that can use existing iCloud notes, but to show them in better way, using eg. simple markdown. So I can edit notes using the simple built-in application Notes or to use ...
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Software is corrupt that worked only months ago?

I have been trying to use the Java Decompiler, JD-GUI, on my 2007 iMac running OS X 10.9.5 for the past week, but I have been running into a road block. Only a few weeks ago, I did not have this ...
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Why does “Open With” display so many instances of an app? [duplicate]

When I select a file and right click on it to use the "Open With" option I see a list of the most likely applications for opening that file, but in my case, running 10.9.5, I see three and sometimes ...
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Cannot get free apps from App Store after moving abroad

I tried to load a free app, but as I have moved to Spain from the UK it wouldn't accept it. I had to change my Google password and I have tried to change my address from my iPhone but it won't let me. ...
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What's a calendar + to do list app that will work on both my MacBook Air and iPhone

I've looked all over for such an app, however the ones I find are either calendar apps (e.g. Sunrise Calendar) or to do list apps (e.g. Any.do). I was wondering if anyone knew of an app that had both ...
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Snow leopard, app store unable to download anything

I'm experiencing a weird problem, my mac is running 10.6.8 and I wanted to download Mavericks, the problem though is that when I click "Download" under the purchases tab, I enter my password and ... ...
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how to transfer a app from one ipod to an iphone?

Ok so I want to transfer an app from my IPod to my IPhone. The only problem is that that app got deleted off the App Store so I cant just download it directly to my phone. Is there any way to ...
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Which application is this icon? it looks like a paw

Which application is this? I tried using Google image search to identify this application but was not able to.
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Is there a RTF reader on iOS which does support header, footers and images?

I've looked into DropBox, Office2Plus and so on and found out that my sample document isn't correctly displayed. The footer, header and image is missing. Is there a RTF reader/viewer app out that ...
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IGo Primo not working after iOS8 update

I upgraded my iPhone4 to iOS8 and igo primo stoped working. Opening screen is seen as below then shuts down.
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how does an app recognize the phone?

I recently used an app to enter a voucher code and then redeem it to get free stuff. But it only allows 1 code/ phone. I was wondering, what do the iOS apps use when identifying a phone/user?
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Can I use Xcode to run previously purchased apps?

So I bought an app from the app store and I'd like to run it in Xcode. I know you can hook up your Apple ID to Xcode but I wasn't sure if you can then download previously purchased apps and run them. ...
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Is there a 3rd-party app that uses iPhone 6's barometer?

I have an iPhone 6 and was wondering if there is any app that will simply display the current pressure using the barometer built into the phone? Or an app, other then the built in HealthKit which ...
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Not able to access special characters i.e. @,( etc

How do I access special characters on the keyboard when writing emails? I push the Shift key and the 2 to receive the @ but it continues to give me a 2 what is wrong?
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How Do I Prevent iTunes From Automatically Trashing Older Versions Of Mobile Apps When Those Apps Are Updated?

Recent versions of iTunes have incorporated a new behavior which is to automatically move any previous version of a mobile app to the trash when those apps are updated. As far as I can tell, there ...
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iphone notes app that supports Dropbox sync, search, import text files automatically

I search for a notes application that supports File sync with Dropbox folder Searching the contents of the text files Import new files from Dropbox folder automatically I found an app that ...
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Application specific do not disturb

Is there a way on iOS to turn on the Do not Disturb feature on an app-per-app basis? I have some apps I only use for work related purposes, and I'd like them to go silent on non working hours (to try ...
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Count statistics from Calendar

I would like to count statistics from given Calendar in system. I mark every task in my calendar and I want to count the summary of time spending on project and some statistics like how many hours per ...
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How do I place bullet points next to centered text on Pages v5?

I am making a list with centered text, paired with a centered bullet point to the left of the text. I am attempting to create the following list (this is a rendering): But, I end up with this when ...
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JasperSoft iReport Designer does not open when using only Java from Oracle, not Apple

In my OS X Mavericks I did not install Java 6 from Apple, just Java 8 from Oracle, and everything (including Eclipse or IntelliJ IDEA) works fine, except JasperSoft iReport Designer, that just closes ...
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Unable to install app from web on iOS 8

I had tried to download the SE iPad app after upgrading from iOS 7 to 8. However, nothing happens when I click the download link. For those unfamiliar with the SE app, it's still in beta, so it has to ...
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Longer and shorter start times of apps

I have this situation: my apps (not one in particular) sometimes start instantly (under a second) and sometimes take a long time (up to a minute I think) to start. Why is this happening and how can I ...
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Powerful manager of default applications?

I would need a powerful way to open default applications. Not only to register them to extension/mime type (like duti), but also to be able to change default application depending on the asked ...
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Imac 20 inch 2009 OSX 10.9.5

I have an issue with Mac App store not opening - probably due to using Clean My Mac which has now been trashed! Is there any way I can download a new OS without using App Store - the iMac does;t have ...
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Is it possible to schedule my laptop to mute and unmute based on calendar events?

I would like my mac (OSX 10.9) to automatically mute during meetings. I have a fully abstracted calendar, with several sub calendars. Any apps? Any Automator tricks?