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

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Setting to stop opening a new instance of an already open application?

On my iMac this works perfectly. I have application open, I open a file extension handled by that application and it will open in the already open application. Just got a new Macbook Pro and each time ...
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File Sharing section in itunes is missing [duplicate]

I remember that there was a feature in iTunes that allows to show, add and delete data from every single app on a synced apple device (iPhone or iPad) from the PC. I wanted to do it today but the file ...
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Command line app location? (OSX)

I wrote a small tool as a cmd tool. Where should it be placed? Which paths are automatically scanned for searching an app? I want to avoid absolute path, because I have to track it on every system.
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App to move files (pictures) from iphone to nas share (samba)

i'm looking for an app able to MOVE (not copy) selected pictures from iphone to a nas share or a windows share. Ios is updated to latest version Requirements: Works on wifi (no usb cable) Use lan ...
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Xcode/WatchKit - how do I run the regular app on iPad/other devices?

Could anyone please tell me, now that I have added a WatchKit target to my application, if it is possible to just run the main target on devices which don't support the watch (i.e. the original part ...
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Spotify Premium account price on App Store

As you may already know, Spotify started sending out emails to its customers to stop subscribing to the Premium account through iOS App Store's In-app Purchase mechanism (which costs $12.99) and ...
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What constitutes “significant changes” when releasing a new TestFlight build that has passed beta review?

Is there any documentation or first hand experiences as to what constitutes significant changes to an app when submitting a new TestFlight build that has already passed beta review? Apple asks: ...
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What happens to existing free users if an App gets moved from free to paid?

Hey I have a free app in iTunesconnect that's being downloaded about 100 times a week. Mostly no user responses, no support requests or anything so I thought (I know this is selfish) I can make some ...
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Prevent MS Office Outlook Reminders from Stealing Focus and Changing Active Workspace

When I'm working in full screen, typing away, it's extremely disruptive to have an application steal focus. It suddenly takes keyboard focus away from where I'm typing, and immediately accepts that ...
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play and pause multiple instances of KMplayer

I know how to allow multiple instances of KMplayer. I just want to play and pause 2 video files simultaneously. Is there any solution that can switch between these two commands?
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Reading app that parses and syncs between Mac and iOS

I do a lot of proofreading for my job and a lot of reading for pleasure. With that said, I need something that can parse a web page, reflow a PDF, parse text from a .doc, .epub, .txt (and any other ...
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Number of visitors

Can you have a look at the number of visitors - or maybe of the openings of an app at AppStore - with the help of some source? By "source" I mean something like AppAnnie, app figures, etc. Is it ...
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How to remove apps from iTunes? 12.2.x

I have a bunch of iphone apps inside Itunes, one of them automatically tries to install itself whenever I remove it from the phone. (Its button in the App itunes list shows "Installing") If try to ...
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Print Diff of two text files

I'd like to compare two text files on a paper. Which app should I use to print a diff of two files? I know several apps to show diff on a screen and usually use MacVim. However, MacVim seems not have ...
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Amazon Music app won't launch

Recently bought a new Macbook Pro to replace an older Air. Everything is working great except for the Amazon Music app. It downloads and installs just fine, but when I try to launch it using ...
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Removing MacCleanse Helper

While looking at the activity monitor it occurred to me that I've a Mac Cleanse Helper process visible in the Energy tab. I might have installed this program in past but I got rid of it. How can I ...
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apps crash on iphone4

I have an iphone4 running the up-to-date version: 7.1.2 since the IOs software is no longer updated for an iphone4. Recently many apps simply crash: such as chrome google maps shazam IMDB I ...
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Is there any service or virtual card that works for iTunes/iOS App Store in India?

I live in India and I don't have a credit card or have access to anyone who has one. Is there any way I could buy apps from iOS app store?
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Apps disappearing from launchpad?

Looking at this image: You will see a blank space at the bottom. That's actually a disappearing app. Next to it you can see a folder that is missing the icon. Next to that you will notice a folder ...
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Searching fails in OSX Help Center application

OSX 10.9.5 Open a program such as Mail or Messages In the menu bar, select Help, Mail Help (or Messages Help, etc) The Help Center application opens In the Search box enter a search term e.g. ...
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I am having problem in AppStore [duplicate]

I am trying to download any app from ma AppStore it asks me for id password and when i give it it keeps me on waiting download and then download doesn't happen, its from las 2 days only and my wifi ...
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Do pics get multiplied in iPhone's photo app?

If we make a album in iPhone's photo app by selecting some photos from 'all photos', would it multiply or duplicate the pictures in the phone? As the pics will be there in 'all pictures' section too ...
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Image Viewer like Windows Image Viewer

I want a good image viewer for mac. When I open any random image from a folder like this: I want to be able to navigate to next/previous image with left and right arrow. Seems so simple but I ...
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Is there a FaceHalt for Mac?

Is there an app for Mac that pause a video when you don't look at it? Similar to FaceHalt
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Cannot Add, Remove, Move, or Drag icons from Dock

I'm using OS X Yosemite (10.10.2) and recently I have been unable to drag or move any items on the dock. Right clicking them gives no option for "remove from dock", and the icons cannot be rearranged. ...
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PlayStation app for Yosemite

I've been playing around with 'rest' mode today on the PS4 and I have found out I can only sleep and wake it using the PlayStation app on iOS. I have tried to scan the data packets sent to the PS4 so ...
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Application permissions for Standard user

I use my Mac as a Standard user. When I first set it up, all applications were downloaded/installed using the Admin user. Running latest OSX 10.10.3 When using my Mac as the Standard user, every time ...
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Is running an app all night harmful to the iPhone?

I use some apps that listen to my sleep, such as SnoreLab, to give me details on my sleep quality. These apps need to run all night, the iPhone being unlocked (but the screen is black because it faces ...
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Updated application keeps asking to be updated

It's been a long time since Boom app released an update: March 26, according to App Store. I was successful to update, as Boom states that I am in version 1.9.4, the March 26 release. But, despite ...
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Recovering Swiftkey Notes app data after deleting

I somehow deleted the Swiftkey Notes app from my iPhone 5s. It was synced with my iPad Air 2 and it disappeared from there as well. When I tried to download the app from iPad a message appeared ...
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Cannot open Zenmap.app (LSOpenURLsWithRole() failed with error) [duplicate]

When I try to open it in the terminal: open Zenmap.app I get this error: LSOpenURLsWithRole() failed with error -10810 for the file /Applications/Zenmap.app. Before it asks me for my password and ...
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IAP - Notifying user on “payments are not allowed”

I remember reading somewhere that if an app with IAPs does not check if payments are enabled before making a purchase that the app will be rejected. I cannot find the site so I just want to be sure ...
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Is SmcFanControl safe to use on 2015 MBP

My 2015 MacBook hasn't got any hotter then it normally does since I brought it. The only issue is not it is the hot weather my 2015 MBP is now making me feel hot (due to feeling the heat on my lap). ...
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How to open applications regardless of required version?

So I downloaded this application that I am relatively sure is able to run fine on 10.7.5 (My version of OSX), but when I try to open it, a message pops up saying that it requires at least version ...
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Why can't I delete Chess.app

Why is Chess.app "required by OS X"? I don't use it, and I can't delete it. Is it really required by the operating system?
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How do I download an app to an iPad that asks for another user's password?

Probably going to sound wordy to explain but I've got an issue where my Apple ID is signed into my iPad but when I try to download an app it requests my ex girlfriends password for her Apple ID. When ...
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Is there a way to display the date of the scheduled event on the calendar immediately following adding a date to the calendar?

Maybe I was spoiled by using the calendar app on PalmOS, but on iOS when you add an event to the calendar it does not display the date that event was scheduled on immediately and automatically after ...
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Application will not let me quit it. What should I do?

The Bit-torrent Transmission application will not let me quit it in my Mac (latest OS X). Actually the icon says "application not responding". When I open up activity monitor it is not there. Also, ...
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How to create a .app folder from an executable .jar?

Just this. I have an executable jar that I'd like to create a .app folder for. Mainly just because I'd like it to be pinnable to the dock. Is there any easy way to do this? Edit: Really what I'm ...
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Is it safe to remove chess.app

I was cleaning my MBP out the other day and found chess.app in my /applications folder. I tried deleting it and Yosemite gave me this error: Is this safe to delete? I was able to delete the DVD ...
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Identification of iPhone app (dating app) by photos

I am trying to identify the following app. I believe it to be an app for exchanging pictures, related to dating, but I do not know what the app is called.
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I can't see some apps on my homescreen

On my iPad mini I downloaded some apps but I can't see them on my homescreen. I have plenty of storage and on my usage it just has the apps' icons but no name. Also when I go onto the App Store I ...
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Clean uninstall of AU Lab?

long long ago through updates or whatever apples AU Lab stopped working on my MacBook Pro. Every attempt to reinstall, even latest version didn't bring it back to live. Currently a new attempt is made ...
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How to disable autocorrect for only one application in OSX?

I know there is an option to disable autocorrect for all applications, but how do I disable autocorrect for only one application?
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how to SSH to my UNIX box?

I have installed 2 SSH clients on my iPad Air2 running iOS 8.3 and no matter what I do, it won't connect. The iPad just can't see the servers (I have 2). I didn't even get the username prompt. I've ...
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Receiving payments from iTunes - are there foreign currency exchange fees?

Apple collects payments for our apps in many currencies, converts all of them to our country's currency (CAD), then sends it to us in a single payment. My question: Does Apple charge a foreign ...
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Install application on external SSD and load from external SSD to RAM?

I want to install some applications on an external SSD attached via a USB 3.0 interface. As I know from the apple site, I can move my iTunes and photo library to an external drive. (support apple ...
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Set program as default for all openable files on mac [duplicate]

Is there a way to set a program as default, for all file types it can open? I know there is a setting for this in windows, but how can I do this on Mac? Or at least a menu where I can toggle all files ...
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Open iTunes applications in Mac

I downloaded some apps off of iTunes and it shows up as downloaded in iTunes but doesn't show up in Launchpad or Finder. I tried opening them from iTunes or dragging them in Finder or desktop but they ...
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Sending apps for the app store. Distribution profile issue

So I have an app that was built by vendors, they did everything including submitting the app for the app store. So now I did slight modification to the app and want to update it in the app store. ...