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

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All the apps do not show for another user login on my Mac OS X 10.9.5

All the apps do not show for other login users on my Mac OS X 10.9.5. I share the Mac with another person & the other person has all the apps showing in her apps folder that are not showing in my ...
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Simple paint app with adjustable canvas using the mouse?

I'm looking for a very simple desktop painting application similar to kolourpaint that allows you to resize the canvas to the desired size by using the mouse (as seen in the picture below)? Does ...
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Move Purchased App from Windows Phone to iPhone

My Windows Phone got stolen and I decided to get an iPhone 4s as a replacement. I bought the Threema-App for WP 8.1. Is there any possibility to get Threema for iOS 9.2.1 without having to buy it ...
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Is OS X doing some work after moving .app to trash?

I had Spotify installed and was annoyed by the "SpotifyWebHelper" process. So after some research I came up with the information, that it is managed by a background daemon. To disable that, I had to ...
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Can't launch or uninstall Disk Drill

I've got these two icons in my menu bar, which appear to be an application called Disk Drill (see red rectangle): Basically, I want to uninstall Disk Drill and have these two icons removed from my ...
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An app that can give me the amount of time using an app? [duplicate]

I need an app that tracks automatically every time I use Final Cut X or another app and gives me the total usage time. Any ideas?
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How to make a Mac OS X .app with a shell script?

I tried following a few tutorials, but I get this: How can I fix this? I added in a info.plist (I just copied and pasted another app's file, and changed around a few things.) Also, I used chmod +x ...
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Filemaker 12 where to look for remote connection

I'm very new to Filemaker, but I'm using a legacy Filemaker tool. It works remotely, from a Filemaker Server. I always launch the tool from the Filemaker Quick Start window. My question is, how am I ...
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Allow a single app temporary administrator privileges

I have a standard user who runs a piece of software that allows them to repair storage devices (flash disk/SD cards/on board storage for specific cameras/etc) which needs administrator privileges to ...
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What apps let you play a youtube video at 2x speed?

I've learned to like 2x video playback on my computer, but the official YouTube iOS app doesn't suggest that option. What ways are there to watch youtube videos at custom speeds on iPad / iPhone?
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Do I need to get a license to use OS X system font in my app?

I recently completed my first cocoa app and want to publish it (not via Mac App Store), I am using system font in my app and not bundling any font with my app itself. Do I need to get permission to ...
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LSOpenURLsWithRole() failed for the application /Applications/darktable.app with error -10810

Darktable mysteriously stopped working on me yesterday. I tried restarting my iMac, deleting and re-installing darkable and finally after going through some forums I tried running through the ...
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How to search entire drive for duplicates of selected files?

I'm looking for a free Mac application that lets me select multiple files and then find duplicates of them on the rest of my drive. There's a lot of apps that detects duplicates within selected ...
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What does the 2 stand for in “iPhone (2)” in find my iPhone app? It's new there, and I'm curious. Thanks!

Under find my iPhone app, one of our phones listed now has a 2 beside it: iPhone (2) Listed like the above. What does that mean please? Thank you in advance! 😊
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Audio player most similar possible to Audacious

Short: I'm looking for an audio player the most similar possible to Audacious or the old Winamp. I'm looking for an audio player the most simple possible, not based in libraries like iTunes. The ...
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Do iPad apps work on iPad PRO and vice-versa?

I would like to know if an app made for iPad only will work on the iPad Pro? Also, will the app be properly scaled? Is it possible for an app made for iPad pro to work on an regular iPad? If yes ...
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Is it possible to add an app to your wishlist in the desktop version of the App Store

I love adding apps to my wishlist on the iPhone or iPad. I would only find it normal that the same thing can be done with the Mac OS X version of the AppStore. Obviously, this feature should be ...
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Unable to start app built manually

I have create an application APP-py3.app stored in /Applications. The APP-py3.app contains the following files [F] and directories [D]: Contents [D]: Info.plist [F] MacOS [D]: script [F with ...
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iOS Media player

In Android all audio and video players you choose the directories you want the app to show media from. In iOS all audio and video players show ONLY media from its own data (if it's a downloader app) ...
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Software to backup recently modified files in few directories

I used to use this software which used to pick recently modified files from a configurable set of directories and back it up (into another synced folder inside Dropbox). The purpose is to recover ...
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Preventing an app from retrieving iCloud data

I have an app that was previously downloaded on a different device but on the new device, I don't want that data, I just want to start from scratch. How can I prevent an app from retrieving that ...
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Finder wont respond on every restart attempt

Starting recently, every time I try to restart my laptop (MacBook Pro 15-inch, Mid 2012) everything exits fine, the menu bar disappears, but then finder won't quit. If I open the dock and right-click ...
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Distributing Beta App to Remote Users

It seems like there is no simple solution to providing my beta iOS app to people outside of physical contact. The ways that I have found to do this WITHOUT using the App Store (which Apple explicitly ...
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Reboot an Application when it Takes too Much Memory

Some applications start off with small memory footprints, but slowly grow to take up way too much RAM. Is there a way I can automatically detect when an app reaches a certain threshold, and then kill ...
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Transferring apps to new iPhone?

I just got an iPhone 6, upgrading from the 5. My main computer is a Mac Pro Running Snow Leo, and iTunes 11.4. I backed up the iPhone 5 and when I went to sync to the 6, I got a warning that it wants ...
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Has Apple hidden any tributes to Steve Jobs?

In Apple's software, are there any hidden tributes or memorials to Steve Jobs? Someone told me you can find his glasses in an app but I can't find them.
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Why do I get this alert saying I purchased this app on a different computer (while I didn't)?

I tried to open an app I hadn't opened for a while, after which I got a window prompting me to login with my Apple ID. Here follows a translation of the (dutch) text: Log in to use this app on ...
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Is there a way to transmit sound from MacBook to iPad?

I have my iPad connected to my home speakers. Is there an app that would let me transmit sound from my MacBook to an iPad? They both are connected to super fast Wi-Fi.
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Some iOS users cannot download my app from App Store

Hello, some of my iOS users cannot download my app from app store. They are getting the message "This app is incompatible with your iPhone" App available for iOS 8.0+ To be precise, here is a ...
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Why is VLC verified every time I open a file that is supposed to open with it?

I have downloaded VLC for Mac, and I installed it. Now every time I open a video that is supposed to be opened by VLC, it starts verifying again, like it is the first time and it will install it. I ...
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Error: The application “NoMachine.app” is not open anymore

Every once in a while I'm unable to open the NoMachine client. If I double click, I just get the error: The application “NoMachine.app” is not open anymore. And nothing in the console. If I try ...
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Why can't my spotlight open any application?

I can search and find anything on Spotlight, so I think my index works. However, when I try to open an application, even terminal, I just get a spinning beach ball until Spotlight disappears. Why am I ...
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Does the OS X app “Day One” support MathJax

I'd like to keep a professional journal of my thoughts. I have my eye on the app Day One. One reason for this is that it's based on Multimarkdown, which often means it includes support for equations ...
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Chrome app launcher

How do I protect apps inside the chrome app launcher on a macbook from being deleted by different users of the laptop?
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In my iPad settings there is an app called null what is it?

When I go to settings on my iPad it shows an app called null what is this? What do I do about it? Is it bad or nothing to worry about?
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Is there a way to wrap any website as an iOS app?

I'd like to take a mobile website and add it to the home screen of iOS, but when I touch it, it would open in its own app, NOT in the Safari app. Is there a service that would let me do this or a way ...
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How do I install an old app on a new phone?

I recently purchased an iPhone 6, and I used to use an iPhone 4. I have several apps on my old phone that I'd like to bring onto my new phone. I've backed up these apps into my iTunes, and I'd like ...
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OS X El Capitan issue with iCloud and AppStore

Since down loading the OS X El Capitan onto my iMac The app store and iCloud will not connect. I am anything but proficient at understanding the language of computers so could answers be more ...
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How does OS X detect a PowerPC application?

I use an application called Anki for learning foreign languages and professional terminology. This app creates a default folder in /Users/user/Documents/Anki, which I did not want. You can circumvent ...
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iOS - Is it alright if my app reward users for inviting friends to install my own app?

I have seen many posts about Apple rejecting apps that include in-game reward systems for watching advertisements that promote other apps and social sharing from: http://techcrunch.com/2014/06/...
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iPhone 6 & iOS 9 - ad hoc app will not install

I'm having problems installing our developed app (distributed via ad-hoc) to iOS9. The ipa installs and works fine on iPhone 4 and on iPad 2 (iOS 9.1) but nothing seems to work for iPhone 6 with iOS ...
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icons not bouncing at all when I open them

I was forced to do a fresh install of El Cap. Now when I click on an app to open it, it will not bounce, not even once to acknowledge that the app is opening. How do I solve that?
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Vpn service to log iOS internet usage?

I want a service like rescueTime for iOS. I'm pretty sure apps can't look at other app usage directly, but I think a vpn could track most of my usage, as I mostly do stuff that requires an internet ...
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App from Mac app store not installing

I am trying to reinstall an app I purchased some time ago. It is not installing. In the console I get the following message: LaunchServices: Failed to create bundleProxy for bundle com.trankyman....
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How does AirDrop retain “Developer Verification” information? And, can this be done with other methods?

I am trying to share an app. AirDrop successfully completed this task. However, when e-mail is used, the error regarding an unknown developer prevents the app from running. Why is AirDrop successful ...
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Can I easily delete apps I don't use from OS Yosemite without damaging other apps? [duplicate]

To free up disk space, I'm asking if it's possible and safe to remove some apps from my Mac OS X Yosemite download that I never use. If "yes", how do I do this safely and, hopefully, quickly.
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alternative to lucky backup for osx

I used luckybackup on ubuntu to easily back up a folder. Is there something similar that I can use on osx? Time machine is not the same as I would be able to access the files from other os as well....
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Is it possible to reset launchpad layout?

My launchpad has become very cluttered overtime. I'm wondering if there is a function to reset launchpad like the iOS reset home screen layout feature. Let me know in the comments if you don't ...
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Damaged or Incomplete apps on El Capitan

I have updated to El Capitan as soon as it came. I faced a lot of issues with SIP enabled, but recently a new issue popped up. Every once in a while the apps installed without using App Store are ...
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App for “Minds of Modern Mathematics” doesn't work?

I don't know how to send IBM a message to let them know to please fix this problem at the Apple App Store, but I have left a message at the ratings section of the App. I have downloaded the free app ...