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

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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. ...
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Health data duplicates

Why do several apps (example: Runkeeper) generate duplicate data in the Health App? Is this a bug or something I can turn off?
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Is it possible to transfer an application bought under one Apple ID to another Apple ID? [closed]

How to see apps from different accounts Is it possible to see apps you got from a different account? I signed off one of my accounts where I had a paid app but I deleted it! The thing is, I forgot ...
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create custom links in OSX dock

I have a program that runs from the command line but not correctly from the icon in the applications menu. While I would like to figure that out, all I want right now is way to create a link in the ...
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cant find an app that was deleted

I deleted an app by mistake, went to iTunes and it says it is downloaded. I went to the app store hit the button purchased the hit "not on this iPad. its still no where to be found. is there another ...
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How to search installed application based on functionality?

My Applications folder has 486 entries, applications that have accumulated in the 30 years I'm using Apple hardware and software. Sometimes I'm looking for "that great application I have installed a ...
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I'm in need of an application. Where can I ask whether somebody is interested in developing it? [closed]

It happens to me often that I have a specific need in my use of MacOS X. The problem of finding an application solving a specific problem most of the time results in being the problem of finding the ...
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How do I mirror my hard drive?

How do I mirror my hard drive? I want to preserve programs for which I've lost the license number.
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App for changing between a work and private mode

I use my Mac for private and work. Between this two scopes I share a lot of configuration. Because of that I want to use only one account. Here is my question: Is a app existing with which I can ...
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What's the easiest way to do a screen recording and get a small file?

I've used http://screenr.com/ before but for company things it's not appropriate since it becomes public. I need something that lets me record my screen and gives me a small well encoded file that I ...
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Will Winebottler work with licences?

I have a windows program that I have a licence on, and I downloaded that program onto my macbook. It works fine, but it doesn't include the full version functions. I have to deactivate and transfer ...
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iTunes authorization for Home Sharing

Recently got new iPhones. Due to update issues, I'm having to use a different computer to sync 4 different devices. I have Home Sharing turned on, so I have access to all the apps stored on iTunes ...
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Calculator small exponent gives zero

When I try to do the following calculation using Calculator app I get 0. $E=N_A\frac{h\cdot c}{\lambda}$ where N_a is Avogadros number 6.022x10^23 mol^{-1}, h is Planck's Constant 6.626 x 10^-34 ...
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iOS app that scans Contacts for birthdays and anniversaries and provide notifications for same

I am looking for an App that reminds me of Birthdays and Anniversaries. If app can remind me of other dates, it would be "icing on cake" (added advantage). I know notifications can be handled by ...
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Git GUI for OSX that can show the pulled diff?

In windows TortoiseGit has the wonderful option to show the pulled diff after doing a pull. Is there a Git GUI application for OSX that can do that? I've tried SmartGit, SourceTree and the GitHub GUI ...
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How do I avoid update checks for third party software (cobook), dont want to “update” by mistake

I have an app that I bought, unfortunately the company was also bought and the new version is seriously worse. Hiding is not possible for third party software. Removing MAS receipt makes the software ...
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How do I disable the Notes App on ipads?

My students are using the Ipad Notes app to pass notes in class. Some are not appropriate either. Is there a way to disable the Notes app on an ipad?
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Issues with /usr/lib/libcups.2.dylib. x86 applications will not execute

I upgraded CUPS from 2.0.0 to 2.0.2 on OS X 10.10.4 Yosemite for security reasons per advisement from a Nessus scan. I committed the cardinal sin of not backing up my OS before making this change. ...
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how to remove a backup of a purchased app

I have a certain app installed on my iPhone 6 Plus device. Due to some technical issues with this app, I need to completely remove it from the device and re-install it. Although it seems like I can ...
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Why does Apple Watch keep installing apps I didn't ask it to?

The iOS Apple Watch app has a setting (General > Automatic Download > Automatically Download Apps) that is described as follows When this is on and you have apps on your iPhone that also work ...
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Applications in ~/Applications not shown in Applications folder in dock

I just noticed that brew cask install symlinks to ~/Applications. This works fine, but the application item in my dock does not show apps from that folder. Is it supposed to work this way? I expected ...
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App store asks me for password but won't let me enter my ID

I need to update fcp on my macbook pro (yosemite) but every time I try the app store asks me to enter my ID and password but it won't let me click on the ID box to put in my email and just gives me a ...
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Completly delete an app and the apps cache from ipad

Ive got an app on my ipad mini that has a weird bug, the app in question is trello and whenever i try to write a new card it changes the columns to display sideways and half off the screen. Ive ...
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Apps will not download!

I go to the app store on my iPhone 4s, then I access the Updates section. I select Update, on any app. When prompted I enter my correct password, then a circle appears where the "Update" option was. ...
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Need Reminder Application to notify every X minutes during the day

Can one advise an application that can notify me each 1 hr 30 minutes during the day (let's say I can specify it to be from 10 AM till 11 PM). I've tried Alarmed, Beep me, AidaReminder but all of them ...
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Free Tool for diagramming [duplicate]

I am looking for a free tool for drawing diagrams (either for OS X or online). My goal is to keep for myself a clear trace of the organization of my project. Something like OmniGraffle. Any ideas? ...
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How do I add System Apps to menu items toolbar?

I'd like to add System Apps to menu items toolbar eg. show I am hotspotting with my iphone? The below first 6 apps (e.g. network app), are utility style apps for me, and I would prefer they be out of ...
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the iCloud icon to download apps is disabled and can't re-download the app

I have an iPhone 4s running iOS 8.3. During the last update for the YouTube app, I noticed that the "update" icon was not shown in the App Store > Update. I 'clicked' on the bar where it usually is ...
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Completely uninstall, remove, delete any reference to Coda 2 by Panic!

How do I completely remove Coda 2 by Panic!? I love the app, and have been using it for years, however I did a fresh install on a new mac, and had it all set up, then I went to add some plugins and it ...
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bulk delete apps in iDevice

I have a habit to download the latest apps gone free, however This results in many unused apps. (Lots of space gone!) Deleting the apps the casual way, (tap'n'hold, delete) works, but takes too long ...
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Is it possible to install App in iPhone directly without iTunes or Appstore?

Android apps can be directly installed from apk files from Android phones. Is it possible to install iPhone App in iPhone directly without using iTunes or Appstore?
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App Exposé: Stop rearranging windows based on most recent use

There's an option to stop mission control from rearranging spaces based on most recent use, but it looks like there's no equivalent for doing the same to windows in App Exposé. Whenever I swipe down ...
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iOS App Development choice in Certificates greyed out

I am new to iOS App Development and my account type is individual. I already created 2 apps with valid dev certificates(unexpired as they are still new created this April) but when I create a 3rd app ...
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Can I contact my friends to post reviews for my app in the App Store?

I am releasing a new app to the App Store, and I think that I would be great if I can contact my friends to post reviews on the app. But Apple says that developers that attempt to fake reviews will be ...
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How am I able to export all of my applications' names on my Mac into a CSV or TXT file?

How am I able to export all of my applications' names on my Mac into a CSV or TXT file? I am currently running OS X Yosemite 10.10.3.
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Is there an app or option that allows phone to ring for emergency contacts only when silent or Do not disturb?

I work sometimes till 4 am and my friends and the rest of the world obviously don't know in advance that I don't want to be called at 8 am. Is there an app or setting that can allow me to have an ...
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Some apps don't open, how can I fix it?

I have iPhone 5S and about two days ago updated to IOS 8.3 but now there are some apps that don't open like "youtube", "doulingo" or "Line" ( when I want to open youtube it is jumping out ). Now it ...
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How do I get rid of orphaned application entries after uninstallation?

Orphaned Entry in Default Calendar App Preferences (OS X Yosemite)? The image below is the preferences pane in Calendar.app. This is where the user sets the default calendar app used by OS X ...