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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

0
votes
0answers
18 views

Manage links handling in Mac OS X Mountain Lion

How can I manage the way my OS handles different links? For example I have several site specific apps (those in reality just launch a separate Chrome instance limited to the url, for example ...
0
votes
3answers
91 views

Alternative of Microsoft Visio?

I am looking for a good alternative of Microsoft Visio for Mac OS X. I need an application to create a schedule of the month or something like this and then to print it.
1
vote
2answers
635 views

Alfred: How to get Alfred to run a terminal command?

I often need to run multiple copies of an app, like VLC. For this I use the terminal and run a command similar to: open -n /Applications/VLC.app How can I create a shortcut with Alfred to run this ...
1
vote
0answers
308 views

After restart OSX 10.9.2 Mavericks starts apps that were closed before restart

For example just now I quitted all applications and performed a reboot, however, all applications were re-launched after restart even some of those that were closed long before restarting (maybe 12 ...
1
vote
1answer
287 views

How to recover factory reset in iPhone 5 apps without backup

I forget my passcode and when I reset my phone I lost all my data, photos and apps. I was connecting to iTunes but I never backed up. How can I get all my photos and apps on my iPhone 5 without a ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

Launch “Printer Setup Utility” from terminal

Background Trying to load the Printer Setup Utility on OSX Mavericks from the terminal. This is for a setup app which has streamlined interfaces for setting it up. What I've Tried I've tried going ...
2
votes
0answers
27 views

Notes.app on OS X crashing whenever I make an edit in the iOS app

Notes.app on OS X crashes whenever I make an edit in the iOS app and it syncs back down to my Mac. When it crashes, I just open up the app again, and everything is synced up and works perfectly. The ...
2
votes
2answers
76 views

Is there an RSS reader app that can download full articles instead of abstracts?

One of the main blogs I'm reading has recently transitioned from publishing the full posts in its RSS feed, to publishing just the first few sentences with a "read more" link. This drastically slows ...
0
votes
2answers
107 views

iPad mini apps not fitting screen

Sometimes, I install apps for iPhone on my iPad and they are too small and doesn't fit the screen. Is there any option to resize them so they have either no black space around or just on one side?
2
votes
2answers
1k views

OS X RDP server application

I am searching for a RDP implementation on OS X, but can't find any. Does OS X have an RDP implementation application?
2
votes
1answer
75 views

How does Apple count app downloads?

If a user downloads a game but then deletes it, does it still count as a download? Will if affect the ranking of your app?
0
votes
1answer
126 views

Do OS-X app bundles always contain Info.plist - CFBundleExecutable?

I wonder if OS-X app bundles always have a Info.plist - CFBundleExecutable configuration? Thank you in advance for answers.
8
votes
2answers
663 views

Making app for iPhone

Is it possible to develop an app only for me and my friends? Just make the app and upload it directly to my iPhone.
2
votes
1answer
195 views

Is there a repeating, vibrating timer app for the iPhone that supports app-switching?

When studying, I used to use one of those cheap digital kitchen timers that chirps every ten minutes as a little reminder of how fast time was passing -- it helped me keep track of time without the ...
3
votes
1answer
71 views

Icons remains the same after I have changed the default program for opening the file

I have just uninstalled a program from my new mac. The program was making itself default to open all .r files. I installed a new program, and I maked it default for opening .r files, but the old icon ...
1
vote
3answers
132 views

How to add a quick-launch icon in my Dock for a program I've downloaded?

I've downloaded jmeter and put it in my Applications folder. I've made it executable. I can cd to /Applications/apache-jmeter-2.11/bin and can run it in a terminal with $ ./jmeter or by ...
1
vote
2answers
268 views

Is there a ‘FileHippo.com Update Checker’ equivalent for the Mac?

I used to love FileHippo.com for keeping a lot of my well-loved tools on Windows up to date with its tool that you could check to scan your current program versions (both freeware and paid - in the ...
-1
votes
1answer
159 views

Is Mac Informer safe?

I am considering an application called Mac Informer. Is this application safe?
-1
votes
3answers
117 views

HTML5 iPhone App in AppStore

I have a website based on html5. Is it possible and allowed to implement this website in an iPhone app? If no: Is there another way to put this site on the Appstore? I haven't found any information ...
2
votes
0answers
66 views

Updating Enterprise apps on iPads enrolled in Apple's MDM server?

So I'm running into a weird issue here when trying to update an internal Enterprise app to a newer version with Apple's MDM server. Profile Manager runs on 10.9.2 and Server.app 3.0.3 and we've tested ...
2
votes
2answers
450 views

Distribute iOS app without human interaction

Is there a way to deploy an iOS app to a device without requiring human interaction. By 'no human interaction', for instance, consider an automated scenario (in a CI environment) where the server can ...
1
vote
1answer
130 views

What are all the languages supported by Siri as of Apple iOS 7.1? Is there a changelog available?

I was able to find this information from the official support documentation for Siri: http://support.apple.com/kb/ht4992 Siri understands and can speak the following languages: United ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

Safe Mac-bundles up-to-date?

I like the idea of mac bundles where a group of awesome apps are offered in a very good price. I did bought some bundles before and I would like to know, which is the safiest way of tracking such as ...
3
votes
2answers
254 views

Custom vibrate pattern for an arbitrary app

I've just discovered the iOS 7 feature of being able to change the vibrate patterns for various different types of alert. The one app I really, really want to have a custom vibrate pattern is ...
3
votes
1answer
210 views

Is there a way to detect what program is stealing focus on my Mac?

I've got a problem with some app on my Mac stealing the keyboard focus (the current window's title bar becomes inactive). However, it is not actually putting up any windows or menu bar of its own, and ...
5
votes
4answers
1k views

Looking for a decent time-tracking application for Mac

I am a freelance graphic designer and need to track the time spent on projects so I can bill my clients accordingly. There are a ton of services and applications out there but somehow none of them ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

What is the reason that no apps remove lock screen alerts except Apple apps?

If you receive an iMessage and you get an alert on your iPhone lock screen, but instead of reading it on your phone you read the message in the OSX Messages app, the alert on your iPhone's lock screen ...
3
votes
2answers
446 views

Using Profile Manager or OS X Server to distribute apps to a group of Macs

We have around 100 Macs on our network, soon to all be managed by OS X Server and Profile Manager. The problem we're facing right now is pushing applications to all of them that are not found in the ...
1
vote
0answers
143 views

BMW link app not working on iPhone 5 after restoring my phone

I have a iPhone 5 and I downloaded the BMW link app which was paired up with my BMW S ONE. For some reason after I reset my phone it no longer pairs up with my car as if I have failed to switch ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

How do I rename files/folders in forklist when in icon view?

I'm trying to rename files/folders in forklift when in icon view but I cannot do it. I can only do it when using the listing. Is there a setting I can use to make this happen? thanks! :)
0
votes
1answer
454 views

How do i rotate the pictures of my iphone/ipad wallpaper every few minutes

I want the wallpaper on my iphone/ipad to rotate/change to a new wallpaper every few minutes so that I wouldnt get bored seeing the same picture over and over again everytime i on my phone , Are ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Problem with Paid Contract [duplicate]

I signed up for a developer account for my son under my name because he is not of age yet and because he wants to make his own apps. But itunesconnect won't let me input my bank account info, ect. for ...
1
vote
1answer
219 views

Remove or delete a review from my iTunes app? [duplicate]

How can I remove a customer review from my App in iTunes? I sent a message via Report a Concern and nothing happened.
1
vote
1answer
48 views

Need an app to record continous gps with video

Have you used an iOS app to record video along with keyed gps info? Basically need a file to match video times with gps info So not just the start gps point but every couple seconds whilst video is ...
1
vote
4answers
839 views

How do I remove crashplan from my Mac

I recently tried out CrashPlan on my Macbook, but I decided not to go through with that. However, now that I'm not going to be using CrashPlan after all, I can't figure out how to remove their app ...
1
vote
1answer
25 views

Tracing the forward use of values in formulas in Numbers

I use Numbers version 3.1 on Mavericks. One can easily look at a formula in a given cell and immediately see the other cell references it uses. I think of this as a backwards look. Does any means ...
1
vote
0answers
34 views

set default browser (all users) from CL?

Is it possible to set the default web browser for the computer (i.e. for all users) from the command line? If I understand correctly, individual users' browser preferences are stored in ...
0
votes
0answers
158 views

How to create factory default user account?

I'm trying to create a clean user account that is not influenced in any way by the apps I have installed on my primary account. When I create a new user and log in with it, I see that it shares all ...
1
vote
1answer
871 views

Moving text on OneNote for iPad

I'd like to move text boxes on the official OneNote iPad app, but can't figure out how to do so. I've tried tapping and dragging, and double-tapping and dragging, but both only scroll the page.
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Applying finder tags to applications - What are the consequences?

I'm trying to put Maveric's new feature - Finder Tags - to a good use, so I have a bunch of installed applications, some I have read/write permissions but for some others I don't (All apps installed ...
0
votes
0answers
77 views

Can an app tottaly control the Ringtones of phone calls?

Is it possible to build an app that controls the ringtones of phone calls in iPhone, like, which one to play, for how long, how loud, etc?
0
votes
2answers
120 views

Convert audio to OGG format via Terminal

Is there an app or a method that I can use from Terminal to convert audio files to the OGG format? I know about afconvert but that doesn't provide the ogg format that I want.
2
votes
1answer
25 views

Can I get a list of file types a particular app is set as the default to open?

I would like to see all the file types that a particular application is set as the default for. I will change some of these default file type associations; I know how to do that on a filetype by ...
0
votes
1answer
79 views

Make iPhone apps think no external monitor connected

How can I make iPhone apps think that no external display is connected? I am using a 30-pin to A/V adapter, and an iPhone 4 GSM with 7.0.4 jailbroken. I was hoping to use iFile to change a setting ...
0
votes
1answer
68 views

Is there an iPad/iPhone app that can handle editing large (~10000 line) text files?

I'm looking for an iPad/iPhone app that can handle editing large (~10000 line) text files. I would like this app to be able to access a particular Dropbox file quickly, and after editing have the file ...
2
votes
1answer
739 views

(Jailbroken) iOS 7 stock apps missing on springboard

All apps from private/var/stash/Applications.xxxxxx are missing suddenly. I can't exactly say when that happened, don't think it was any specific Cydia tweak. I still can ssh into my iPhone and see ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

3rd party apps won't load in os x 10.8.5

Today none of my 3rd party apps (quickbooks2012, pixelmator, transmit, firefox, etc) would not load. I would get one bounce on the icon and nothing more, no error msg or anything. The apps are on an ...
1
vote
3answers
305 views

How to block Angry Birds Toons movies in iOS App (like Angry Brids Go)

Angry Birds Go comes with a menu item where you can watch Angry Birds Toons and other movies. Is it possible to block these movies (as a "parental control")? For example: Is the server serving the ...
1
vote
2answers
60 views

Possible to monitor URLs an application is connecting to?

I'm relatively new to the wondrous world of Apple and Mac OS X so please bear with me.. I have an application which I would like to see which URLs it is "connecting" or "communicating" with. Is that ...
1
vote
1answer
29 views

How can I create 'gch.app' such that “open -a gch page.html” works like “open -a Google\ Chrome page.html”?

I type open -a all the time from the terminal, and more often than not the application I want is Google Chrome.app, so I end up entering things along the lines of: open -a Google\ Chrome ...