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

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WebClipping notification app

I was checking the displio kickstarter (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/914874115/displio-wifi-display-that-tracks-whats-important-t/description) and I started wondering if there is any iOS App ...
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Using `say` to create my own audiobooks

I like the idea of being able to select a bunch of text and have it saved as an audio file and/or simply read back to me using OS X's default say functionality. It's almost like I can create my own ...
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Application Password

I'm looking for a simple application that password-protects selected applications. Can anyone help please? Just bought an Apple device after several years using Android.
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iTunes not getting updated via App Store on OS X El Capitan

I am running iTunes 12.2.2.25 on OS X El Capitan. App Store is showing me update to iTunes (12.3.1) but its not getting updated. Multiple times I have click "Update" button (link) near shown update ...
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Visual Studio Code App wont run from Applications folder

The latest version of Visual Studio Code will not run ("can't be opened" is the unhelpful error) when I copy it to the applications folder. It runs fine after unzipping to the Downloads folder, but ...
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Monitoring Wifi Usage per SSID (wifi)

I use my iPhone to connect to multiple wifi (SSID) in multiple location each day (Home, University, ...) and I need to monitor and track my wifi usage per SSID. For example I want to know how much ...
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Access spotlight from within apps

Is there a way to access spotlight from within apps on iPhone 6 iOS 9? I expected it to be something like drag down with three fingers, but I can't find a way to do it.
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How to load app on iphone?

I have iPhone and I have developed an app in xcode 7 I want to it to install and run into iphone but how to do that ? Like android load .apk file on phone and from phone just double click and you ...
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Does Apple have a distribution platform for web apps?

I have built a web app that I want to distribute to Mac users (using Safari on OS X). What's the best way to do that? Google, for example, has Chrome Hosted Apps and Chrome Packaged Apps (for web ...
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How do I reinstall a Mac App Store app that I can open?

I have Xcode 7.1 installed on my computer. It's running fine, but there's a bug and I'd like to see if a reinstallation will help. I deleted Xcode in Launchpad, but I was still able to open the app ...
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Is there an app that's similar to Calendar + Wunderlist?

I'm constantly switching between the two, and it's driving me crazy being so disorganized. I use Wunderlist as a to-do list. I'll create a list, titled with the date, and list the things I need to do ...
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Keyboard shortcut to access a function in a menu bar app?

I have MacID on my Mac (El Capitan 10.11.2 Public Beta) and my iPhone, and I'm trying to make a shortcut to MacID's "Send clipboard text" command. Since MacID is a menu bar app, though, the computer ...
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Prevent a program (steam) to start for a time period

Out of habit I play games, but it's something that I'd like to change without deleting all of the games I have. So I was wondering if it's possible to prevent steam from starting in the same way there ...
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iPad Air 2napp store problem

I cannot bring up my payment details from setting iTunes App Store! I have a new iPad Air 2 and want to get Microsoft word, it is asking for my security card details, why?
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I accidentally deleted the App Store.app

I accidentally deleted the App Store.app, I've tried to reinstall the OS X but it takes too long. So I canceled it. Does anyone have the App Store.app that I can download? BTW I'm on 10.9.5.
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Cant buy new, download or update existing purchased free apps from cloud via iTunes 12.3.0.4?

For more than 48 hours, my computer has not been able to download apps - purchase or download updates. I see no error messages, but in the background there are no downloads at all? My account seems ...
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Is there an iPhone app available that lets me track data usage on a per-app basis?

I want to see which apps on my iPhone are using the most mobile data. I know I can do this in Settings > Mobile Data, but the list I get there is cluttered and in alphabetical order. I want a list of ...
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Restore from Backup: Apps in iTunes library were not installed on iPhone because Unknown Error occurred 0xE800002D

After iPhone Restore from Backup & Sync causes iTunes Error Message: I posted this weird copying behavior here: Issues & Errors with Restore from ios7 Backup to ios9 on iPhone 5? The ...
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App Store app is non-responding

The App Store.app on my MacBook Pro won't respond when I press the app icon. It comes up with a blank screen showing the busy circle trying to open it, but, it won't open. What can I do?
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Assign shortcut to change scale factor for specified application?

So I found this neat app on the web called "Glueprint". It allows you to quickly create a mockup by overlaying a desired image over the screen. The only problem is that it doesn't allow you to adjust ...
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Google chrome app redirects

When i try to download the google chrome app on my iphone or ipad, it redirects me to a page that says it will download the app...but jus keeps redirecting and wont load. How do i get it to load?
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Can I prevent “Photos” app from loading? [closed]

I really dislike using "photos" app it is simply an un needed app for me because I have minimal HD space and do not need a back-up and do not want a cloud back-up either. I would love it if I could ...
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Block mode in iPhone like Android

Is there any configuration, application or tweak for iPhone that allows me to: Block all received calls BUT still receive notification: it's called in some Android versions Block mode, basically it ...
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Maximum number of apps icons & pages in folders & total pages on iPhone from iOS 7 thru till 9.0.2?

Maximum number of apps icons & pages in folders & total pages on iPhone from iOS 7 thru till 9.0.2? Maximum number of: Total Pages on Springboard outside folders Total App icons allowed ...
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Does the iOS SDK allow audio to be programmatically inserted into a conversation? [closed]

Does the iOS SDK allow you to insert programatic audio (background noise) into a conversation that both the caller and receiver can hear?
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iphone 4 mail app locked

I run version 7.1.2 (it is the most current version available here for me.) All the other apps on the phone work and have had no problems until just now. All apps work properly except Mail. It shows ...
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Can I snapshot an OS X Application installation?

I would like to: take a snapshot of my OS X system install an application and take a new snapshot. Comparing both snapshots (file hash) would show me what settings(plist files) and files were ...
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Cannot change case of an application name

I have an application called LICEcap. It's a pretty handy app that allows you to take a GIF video of your screen. But for some reason, I cannot change the case of the app name. It comes as ...
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Updated XCode to 7.0.1 via the app store but it still shows itself at 6.4 in the app and missing the new features

I tried to update Xcode to 7.0.1 today and it told me that I needed to get OS X 10.10.4 or greater (I had 10.10.3). I agreed to that update, but it didn't update OS X and has now marked XCode as being ...
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Lost my mail from Apple Mail

I was moving from Hosted Exchange to Google Apps, figured the easiest way would be to drag and drop my email from within Apple Mail (I added both to Apple mail). Unfortunately, my VPN connection ...
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How to crop a photo in inches on iPad?

You can crop photos in the Photo app, like "square", "3:2" etc. but are those in inches? Or just ratio? How do I crop a photo in x-inch by y-inch on iPad?
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itunes connect app analytics - number of app updates

We just released a new version of our app and I wanted to see how many users have updated to the new version. In the past it was fairly straightforward to see the number of app updates for your ...
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User connection

My main question is how do developers allow users to connect to each other in applications? For instance when using the Omegle application a user is allowed to press a button and the application ...
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How can I identify and uninstall all apps installed by a certain user?

I have a Macbook that was also used by a previous employee of my job. I made the mistake of not reformatting the entire thing when I installed it. Now I have a new Mac app store ID, but the apps ...
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How to register program for filetype without extension?

For years, I have had to right click on Makefile and GNUmkefile, Right Click, select Open With..., and then pick the same program. (In this case, its a particular text editor because it takes 5 to 10 ...
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How can I verify that an iOS app has or has not been updated?

Today I noticed that an app needed to update. Updates is set to be done automatically, but did not update as it normally would. When I entered the updates list it just started blinking between the ...
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Find application associated files

I'm in the process of cleaning up my Mac files and want to uninstall some applications. Some applications come with an uninstaller, others I can simply drag and drop to the trash. I'm aware that when ...
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Apple developer program [duplicate]

I am 15 year old developer who is currently learning iOS development. I've noticed that you must be at least 18 years old to publish an app. Should I decide to do just that, would it be possible to ...
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how to fix permission on default apps in el capitan

Tr Trouble in permission How fix it? permission in group wheel = read only full permission = only system group
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Cannot Login on Yammer for iPhone

On my iPhone 4, with latest IOS and Yammer app, I cannot login. I am 100% sure that my email and password are correct - tested on the web - but I always get an invalid password response. Any ideas? In ...
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need iSight app that randomly takes photos (macbook)

I heard there is an app that randomly activates the camera on a Macbook and snaps shots throughout use. Google/App store search is yielding no results. Any idea what this app could be called? ...
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Display internal entitlements for a program?

This question is similar to How do I find out what entitlements an app has?. However, I'm trying to work with an existing command line program versus an App (*.app) or Mobile App (*.ipa). The command ...
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Changing the app store country

I can't change my app store country on ios 9. I used to easily do it now it won't let me. Any suggestions?
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How can I pause animated GIFs in Messages.app on OS X?

I have a group message where my friends and I enjoy sharing animated GIFs. Sometimes, when one of these stays on screen for a long time, it will eat my CPU and cause my fan to spin up/make noise. I ...
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Installing Applications on Mac through Network

I need to install an application to number of Macs. Is there any way i can do it over the network or any other advise on this. Thanks
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How can I “automatically” get a reminder that day is done?

I many times forget time and stay long hours in the office. Is there any kind of app that would automatically set a reminder when computer starts + X hours passed? Now I try to set a reminder (native ...
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writeOrDie2.0.8.dmg will not open to install

I just downloaded this cool app called "Write Or Die 2" for the Mac (and I made sure I downloaded the Mac version). Disappointingly, when I click it to install, it just flashes the image of the icon ...
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Music File Manager Urgent Question

Does anyone know of an iPhone/iPod app, or jailbreak, that is a music downloader manager AND a tag editor that lets you add album art? I've been searching everywhere for an app that downloads music ...
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How to hide a specific active app on OS X (has to be reversible)?

Is there a way to hide the application window and the dock icon of one specific active app in OS X? Kinda like a background service that can be turned on or off.
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How to prevent an app from being opened

What is a non-destructive way to prevent an app from opening? Command line code is OK (as long as it isn't "rm (appname)) Applescript is OK The app may want to be used in the future, so corrupting ...