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

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Applescript: path of a file on another mac

I'm new to applescript and coding. I'm trying to make a little Applescript application that plays an audiofile contained in the .app, using: do shell script "afplay " & quoted form of ...
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How does Whatsapp recognize grandfathered accounts?

Currently, Whatsapp is free to download on iOS but users need to pay $1 after every year to continue using the app. Also: Fortunately, anyone who has already bought the app in the past on iOS ...
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How to submit an application update to only a select few users for A/B Testing?

I was wondering what is the best process for launching an update (or multiple updates) you want to show users, but you don't want it to be released for everyone just yet. In other words, is there a ...
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Can't figure out how to correctly install .app

I downloaded a dmg which apparently OS X mounted as a drive or something. Then I googled around to find out I should ctrl+clicked -> open the program and get past the warning messages. I closed the ...
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Non apple applications failing to launch

I am having trouble running any third party applications that are not created with pure apple native UI. Example, Google Crome, Firefox and Microsoft Word. When I try launch one of the applications ...
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Should I need Terms and Conditions to validate my app?

I built a solid application that I want to validate by Apple. As being a social network, Terms and conditions are essential, of course. However, I want to beta test my applications through a few ...
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How do apps recognize you after you delete them?

For example, there's this server based game. You delete the app, log out of gamecenter (since they claim to save your progress on the cloud) but once you redownload the app again, you return to where ...
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How to know more about my competitors in App Store?

I would like to know more about my competitors in App Store. Is it any method, App, firm who deal with automatic App comparison, compare which use cases are available, check which competitive ...
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Is there an iOS 8+ app to play videos from external media?

Is there an iOS app which natively supports playing video files from external physical sources like an SD card or USB thumbdrive connected via the Camera Connection Kit? This is especially useful when ...
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How might I sign a preexisting app using my own certificate?

I've tried seeing if I can via the "codesign" command in terminal to override the signature but I never got it to work right. Anyone know how I might be able to sign the app with the certificate so I ...
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Restrict a specific app to run only on MDM provisioned devices

We have a scenario in our current iPhone app development project. We need to restrict our app to run only in our Maas360 MDM provisioned devices. Ours is an in-house app for our certain employees. ...
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The Yosemite installer app that I downloaded via the app store is incomplete

The Yosemite installer app that I downloaded via the app store is incomplete I have redownloaded the software many times but it's still says it's incomplete or damaged when I try to run it. Please ...
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Recommendation for a gui scp client

I'm looking for a recommendation for a GUI SCP client that supports private keys. All of the ones I find don't support private keys. Thanks
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How do you delete a page in Notability for iPhone?

How do you delete a page within a note in (specifically) Notability for iPhone? This information seems to be missing in the app's Help documentation.
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Is it possible to set up shortcuts in Xcode to jump to specific files?

Say I want to jump to my Storyboard file, or my Images.xcassets file. Is there a way to set up a keyboard shortcut to be able to jump to it?
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Scilab installed but application does not start

I have installed Scilab a few weeks ago, and when I tried it for the first time it worked, but now when I try to run it, it seems it will open (it jumps) the application, but nothing happens actually. ...
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My minimized app is not restored by clicking on the app (or a dock shortcut)

I have an app created using Qt... For now I placed it on desktop. Normal behavior: minimize app -> a "something" shows at the end of dock. Clicking either on that "something" or on the executable ...
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Is there any way estimate the number of sales of an iPad app? [closed]

Since the actual download numbers are not reported, nor the revenues by product application. Is there a good method to estimate revenues for iPad applications. Perhaps using an average of the number ...
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Is there an app that can transcribe audio memos that are recorded offline?

Can someone help me find an iphone app? It doesn't seem to exist! i want something that is able to transcribe audio memos that are recorded offline Dragon dictation works great, but only if there's ...
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Can an app in iOS 8 access Location Services even when it is not running?

I have the Kohl's app installed on my iPhone running iOS 8.1. I notice that whenever I enable Location Access for that specific app, it starts pinging my location immediately, based on the location ...
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How can I find hidden items in Automator?

I am trying to create a workflow in Automator that will find hidden files in a folder by searching for files with names that begin with ".". Currently, the Find FInder Items action is as follows: ...
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How to prevent second OS X partition from seeing apps in the other partition?

I have two partitions set up on my MacBook and I'm having issues when installing software on the new partition as it says it is already installed. The application is installed on the other partition ...
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Remove “steamclean” application

Through my high school I have a Macbook Air. Because I am the technologically curious person that I am, I found a workaround for installing apps by putting them in the package contents of other apps ...
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What can be done with no calculator or weather app on iPad?

Asking for my six year old. Her iPad has no weather app or calculator, which is apparently making her very unhappy. She can see myself and her mom using both of these apps on our iPhones, but her iPad ...
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Is it possible my iPhone's Whatsapp on Mac?

I'm using IOS8 with jailbreak on iPhone and Yosemite on Mac. Can I install Whatsapp on my Mac? Is there any solution? Thank you.
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GRAB utility invisible in FINDER

I use the utility GRAB occasionally. It does not show in the utility list under applications in Finder. However, I know it is there because when I search I find it - How can I make it appear on ...
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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? [closed]

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 ...