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

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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 ...
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Can't update an app — help?

I can't update a particular app (CSR Racing) -- when I go to the "Updates" part of the app store or to the app itself and tap "update", it will go to the progress bar thing (circle with square in ...
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How to download files which are not dmg files to Mac applications?

Downloading files on Mac via .dmg is super easy, but anything else e.g. tar.gz files or zip files is completely baffling to me. Where do I unzip the files to make sure the applications will work and ...
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Submit iOS app to app store on behalf of the team

Me and my friend have developed an iOS app and we want to release it on App Store. Apple offers an Individual or Enterprise developer account which costs 199$. The problem is that we are not a legit ...
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How can I keep an app open in the background?

As I was using an app on my iPhone, I accidentally hit the home button. I quickly reopened the app. But instead of it resuming where I left off, the app had to load all over again. Is there a way to ...
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Firefox won't respond to force-quit

On http://repl.it, I accidentally created an infinite loop in Python 3. I tried to close the tab, but Firefox already stopped responding. It wouldn't respond even after a while, so I force quitted FF. ...
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How can I reproduce this magnification effect for my own screen shots?

Does anyone know how to make the great-looking magnifying glass, shown in Apple's image, shown below? I really like the shadow! I'd love to know what software Apple uses for this.
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How to block an application (facebook, messages) in Self Control

I figured out how to do a while ago, but simply can't remember- how do I block computer applications such as twitter, facebook, and messages in self control?
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Could not update apps from AppStore (unexpected error occurred while signing in)

It's some days that, when I try to update apps from the AppStore clicking the button "Update", the following error messages are displayed: and immediately after clicking "OK", it appears: I am ...
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OS X: common paths for executable files

I have some executable files in OS X which I want to access from terminal from any area. For example in Linux, we can copy executables or binaries to /usr/local/bin or /usr/bin. So similar to that ...
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Chart (graphics) in iOS Notification Center?

I have been searching for an app that can display currency-vs-currency (say over a week, 3 months and etc) chart in iOS Notification Center. But they don't seem to exist. I don't mind writing one ...
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Apple AppStore App Preview - mov format

If we submit the App Preview in the MOV format, will it be compressed on the Apple side to a shorter format (e.g. MPEG4) or will it be streamed to the user as MOV? In another word, do we have to ...
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How do I stop getting charge for app I deleted?

I downloaded Recolor app. Hen I got a bill and did not know there was a charge for this app. I deleted the app and on my receipt I receaved I reported the problem that I didn't know there was a ...
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App Store can't verify purchased applications

This morning, when launching an application I purchased from the App store some time ago, I was greeted with a sign-in box telling me that Apple needed to verify the application. I signed in using my ...
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suitable replacement for Tag&Rename on OSX?

I love the UI provide by Tag&Rename. It's very intuitive. Browsing my collectiong using a tree structure on the left and selecting a folder would automatically refresh the track listing. ...
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Instagram Send photo or video option missing

Recently I updated instagram. Now when I try to post to all followers, direct message is my only option. The send photo or video option has disappeared. Anybody know how I can fix this?
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Is there an iOS app for quick switching of the wifi network?

On my iPad, I frequently need to switch between two wifi networks due to different access rights on those networks. It's quite cumbersome having to navigate to the Settings App, find the network ...
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Launch command using app

Could someone please tell me how to insert a terminal command into an "application" so when the app is clicked/opened the command is launched?