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

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How can I configure two iOS devices to have similar app selections?

I have an iPad Air 2 and an iPhone 6. I've recently spent a lot of time installing and configuring a number of apps on the iPhone that I'd now like to install and equivalently configure on the iPad. ...
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Can I remove the Install OS X Yosemite app?

I'm trying to free up some space on my MacBook and I found this in the Applications folder. Can I delete it? I'm a iOS developer and I don't want issues. Currently I'm running OS X El Capitan ...
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Trying to Find Photos on Harddrive from Photos App

Our hard drive died and we had to get a new one - I have my old hard drive in one of those NexStar things (bear with me as I am not that good at computers!). I am looking for my photos from the Photo ...
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Error while OS X El Capitan from the Mac App Store

I'm trying to download OS X El Capitan from the Mac App Store, but the download always ends in an error. I think that it's possibly related to the reason I would like to update. Which is that I'm ...
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Security issue logging in to the App Store using different Apple ID

Does your device get logged or added to relevant Apple ID's account device list when you logout from the App Store using, for example, your iPad device, and login back again with another ID? Example ...
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Packet sending script, iOS 9.1

I have an app which sends specific packets to a server every time I press a particular button on the app, the problem is that I need to press it every 30 seconds during a few hours and it's annoying. ...
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All applications got paused after disk space usage got near 99% and back to normal. What's next?

Mac does some pretty fancy background stuff to try and keep enough disk space for whatever it needs. In my case, 512 gb ssd, it needs to have at least 20gb free to run smoothly, so I usually have 40. ...
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How do I transfer a single app with data from my iMac's iTunes to my iPhone?

I recently downloaded on my 16Gb iPhone 4GS (over wifi) an app that was over 500Mb (game called "Horizon Chase"). I had to delete it because I was running out of space. When I wanted to put it back ...
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How to publish iOS App to App Store in multiple Brand in xcode?

I have to publish an app for different brands, the same version the only thing that change is the in-app Theme Colors, Launch Icon, Splash screen and in-app menu Brand Logo. I want to have 5 app in ...
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How do I open an iOS app that I transferred to my Mac?

I downloaded an app on my phone and transferred it to my MacBook Pro and I got a file of the app. Whenever I click on it, it says the app already exists in my iTunes library and do I want to replace ...
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Apps “cannot be opened because of a problem”

Whenever I am trying to open an app, most of them won't open with the error as below. I am really helpless here. Is there is any issue with my machine? I have a Ubuntu background and recently ...
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App is greyed out

What does it mean when an app is greyed out like this? It is not compatibility with OS X version because this grey thing just happened suddenly and I used to run this app a short time ago and I ...
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Reeder (RSS App from App Store) uses 60 GB of disk space. How do I clean this up?

> pwd /Users/seline/Library/Containers/com.reederapp.rkit2.mac/Data/Library/Application Support/Reeder/rkit > du -sh * | gsort -h 8.0K rkit-edit.db 28K rkit-edit.db-wal 32K ...
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Developing an app with an automatically renewable consumable in-app purchase

I'm developing a new tvOS app that has in-app purchases. I can't get the in-app purchases to show up in the simulator. What is the proper procedure when introducing in-app purchases to apps that are ...
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Twitter app “Waiting” when trying to reinstall

I deleted the Twitter app because it was giving me hours and hours of old tweets and wasn't giving me any recent ones. I re-downloaded the Twitter app and filled out all the information but it says ...
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Would it be possible to download a previous version of OneNote - Without having purchased it prior?

As per school policy, I am not allowed to upgrade my macbook (I am currently using Version 10.9.2) - However, I need to use OneNote for a particular subject. Is it possible to download a previous ...
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OSX 10.11 incorrectly sees application as powerPC

I have built and successfully run an application on OSX 10.11. Then I decided to create a bundle for the app and launched it successfully as well. Then I moved the bundle to the Applications folder ...
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Some .apps only open via sudo /Applications/*.app/Content/MacOS/*

I have a few that after install will refuse to open - no error. The first time they may appear in the Dock for a second or two; then disappear. It may or may not be a coincidence - but both have ...
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Is it possible to have a URL that will open an app on an iOS device, without the app being specially coded to handle that?

Is there like a default url scheme, like openapp://Facebook, that would open the Facebook app (or whatever) if you click that URL from Safari on an iOS device? Or is there some other way to accomplish ...
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All the apps do not show for another user login on my Mac OS X 10.9.5

All the apps do not show for other login users on my Mac OS X 10.9.5. I share the Mac with another person & the other person has all the apps showing in her apps folder that are not showing in my ...
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Simple paint app with adjustable canvas using the mouse?

I'm looking for a very simple desktop painting application similar to kolourpaint that allows you to resize the canvas to the desired size by using the mouse (as seen in the picture below)? Does ...
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Move Purchased App from Windows Phone to iPhone

My Windows Phone got stolen and I decided to get an iPhone 4s as a replacement. I bought the Threema-App for WP 8.1. Is there any possibility to get Threema for iOS 9.2.1 without having to buy it ...
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Is OS X doing some work after moving .app to trash?

I had Spotify installed and was annoyed by the "SpotifyWebHelper" process. So after some research I came up with the information, that it is managed by a background daemon. To disable that, I had to ...
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Can't launch or uninstall Disk Drill

I've got these two icons in my menu bar, which appear to be an application called Disk Drill (see red rectangle): Basically, I want to uninstall Disk Drill and have these two icons removed from my ...
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An app that can give me the amount of time using an app? [duplicate]

I need an app that tracks automatically every time I use Final Cut X or another app and gives me the total usage time. Any ideas?
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How to make a Mac OS X .app with a shell script?

I tried following a few tutorials, but I get this: How can I fix this? I added in a info.plist (I just copied and pasted another app's file, and changed around a few things.) Also, I used chmod +x ...
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Filemaker 12 where to look for remote connection

I'm very new to Filemaker, but I'm using a legacy Filemaker tool. It works remotely, from a Filemaker Server. I always launch the tool from the Filemaker Quick Start window. My question is, how am I ...
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Allow a single app temporary administrator privileges

I have a standard user who runs a piece of software that allows them to repair storage devices (flash disk/SD cards/on board storage for specific cameras/etc) which needs administrator privileges to ...
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What apps let you play a youtube video at 2x speed?

I've learned to like 2x video playback on my computer, but the official YouTube iOS app doesn't suggest that option. What ways are there to watch youtube videos at custom speeds on iPad / iPhone?
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Do I need to get a license to use OS X system font in my app?

I recently completed my first cocoa app and want to publish it (not via Mac App Store), I am using system font in my app and not bundling any font with my app itself. Do I need to get permission to ...
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LSOpenURLsWithRole() failed for the application /Applications/darktable.app with error -10810

Darktable mysteriously stopped working on me yesterday. I tried restarting my iMac, deleting and re-installing darkable and finally after going through some forums I tried running through the ...
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How to search entire drive for duplicates of selected files?

I'm looking for a free Mac application that lets me select multiple files and then find duplicates of them on the rest of my drive. There's a lot of apps that detects duplicates within selected ...
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What does the 2 stand for in “iPhone (2)” in find my iPhone app? It's new there, and I'm curious. Thanks!

Under find my iPhone app, one of our phones listed now has a 2 beside it: iPhone (2) Listed like the above. What does that mean please? Thank you in advance! 😊
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Audio player most similar possible to Audacious

Short: I'm looking for an audio player the most similar possible to Audacious or the old Winamp. I'm looking for an audio player the most simple possible, not based in libraries like iTunes. The ...
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Do iPad apps work on iPad PRO and vice-versa?

I would like to know if an app made for iPad only will work on the iPad Pro? Also, will the app be properly scaled? Is it possible for an app made for iPad pro to work on an regular iPad? If yes ...
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Is it possible to add an app to your wishlist in the desktop version of the App Store

I love adding apps to my wishlist on the iPhone or iPad. I would only find it normal that the same thing can be done with the Mac OS X version of the AppStore. Obviously, this feature should be ...
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Unable to start app built manually

I have create an application APP-py3.app stored in /Applications. The APP-py3.app contains the following files [F] and directories [D]: Contents [D]: Info.plist [F] MacOS [D]: script [F with ...
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iOS Media player

In Android all audio and video players you choose the directories you want the app to show media from. In iOS all audio and video players show ONLY media from its own data (if it's a downloader app) ...
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Software to backup recently modified files in few directories

I used to use this software which used to pick recently modified files from a configurable set of directories and back it up (into another synced folder inside Dropbox). The purpose is to recover ...
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Preventing an app from retrieving iCloud data

I have an app that was previously downloaded on a different device but on the new device, I don't want that data, I just want to start from scratch. How can I prevent an app from retrieving that ...
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Finder wont respond on every restart attempt

Starting recently, every time I try to restart my laptop (MacBook Pro 15-inch, Mid 2012) everything exits fine, the menu bar disappears, but then finder won't quit. If I open the dock and right-click ...
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Distributing Beta App to Remote Users

It seems like there is no simple solution to providing my beta iOS app to people outside of physical contact. The ways that I have found to do this WITHOUT using the App Store (which Apple explicitly ...
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Reboot an Application when it Takes too Much Memory

Some applications start off with small memory footprints, but slowly grow to take up way too much RAM. Is there a way I can automatically detect when an app reaches a certain threshold, and then kill ...
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Transferring apps to new iPhone?

I just got an iPhone 6, upgrading from the 5. My main computer is a Mac Pro Running Snow Leo, and iTunes 11.4. I backed up the iPhone 5 and when I went to sync to the 6, I got a warning that it wants ...
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Has Apple hidden any tributes to Steve Jobs?

In Apple's software, are there any hidden tributes or memorials to Steve Jobs? Someone told me you can find his glasses in an app but I can't find them.
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Why do I get this alert saying I purchased this app on a different computer (while I didn't)?

I tried to open an app I hadn't opened for a while, after which I got a window prompting me to login with my Apple ID. Here follows a translation of the (dutch) text: Log in to use this app on ...
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Is there a way to transmit sound from MacBook to iPad?

I have my iPad connected to my home speakers. Is there an app that would let me transmit sound from my MacBook to an iPad? They both are connected to super fast Wi-Fi.
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Some iOS users cannot download my app from App Store

Hello, some of my iOS users cannot download my app from app store. They are getting the message "This app is incompatible with your iPhone" App available for iOS 8.0+ To be precise, here is a ...
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Why is VLC verified every time I open a file that is supposed to open with it?

I have downloaded VLC for Mac, and I installed it. Now every time I open a video that is supposed to be opened by VLC, it starts verifying again, like it is the first time and it will install it. I ...
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Error: The application “NoMachine.app” is not open anymore

Every once in a while I'm unable to open the NoMachine client. If I double click, I just get the error: The application “NoMachine.app” is not open anymore. And nothing in the console. If I try ...