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

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How can I download iCloud app data to PC?

I have app data in iCloud. I would like to download it to a PC laptop. Specifically this is the Audio Memos app, and I would like to save the recordings to computer and delete them from iCloud. I do ...
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What do grayed-out app icons mean in iOS 7?

Every couple days on my iPhone 4 running iOS 7, I notice an app icon is slightly grayed-out. Here is an example with the clock app: When I open the app the icon goes back to normal immediately: ...
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Clipboard manager for Mac that doesn't use any cloud service

I'm looking for a clipboard manager app/tool for Mac (Mavericks) that does not use any cloud service for saving/syncing data. I mean that it doesn't save my content on any cloud server, but on my ...
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Which apps do these menu bar icons belong to?

I've seen a few of these icons before, such as the cursive "L"; however, I can't figure out which applications they belong to.
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Weather App in iOS 7 - can't get the top location to delete or move

I can move or delete any of the locations on the list except the one at the top. Help.
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Which is the best Mac App Cleaner [duplicate]

Which is the best App Cleaner for Mac. I'm using AppCleaner at the moment. Have you other preferences?
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apps free but card is charged

i have saved one card details with my app id as it does not allow u to browse the itune store without that . Now i try downloaidng few free apps for ipad . After sometime i recivied notifcation from ...
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Freeze/frost alarm for iOS

I want to receive an alert whenever there is a freeze or frost advisory in my area, so I can know when to cover my plants. I would assume there is an app for that, but there are dozens weather apps, ...
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Any.do done list

I have iphone 5c and any.do. The done tasks are shown at the bottom of "today" grayed out and taking up space. I can delete them but it seems very permanent, there's no way to look at them later?! Is ...
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Why are certain games only available on iPad?

I recently bought a 5th generation iPod touch. I searched for "Magic 2014" but was greeted with the message: "Magic 2014 is only available on Apple iPad". Why are certain games iPad only?
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Is there a “Voice Recording” application for IOS which can specify a moment while recording?

Is there a "Voice Recording" application for IOS which can specify a moment while recording? (By way of illustration, when I am recording voice and the time of recording is 2.12.23 I want to pin this ...
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What does a .app file actually do?

I'm brand new to Mac OS X (coming from Windows), and I'm trying to understand .app files. In Windows, we had executables (.exe files). If you opened one, your program would run, and any other files it ...
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How to run iOS app on device without attaching device to Mac?

My client has an iPhone and iPad at his place and wants to check the app being created by us at our place. We are able to check the iOS app on our registered iPhone by attaching it to our Mac and ...
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Mac App mysteriously remembers deleted settings

After evaluating several its demo version, I decided to buy Linkinus from the Mac App Store.¹ As I had played with the settings a bit, I wanted to do a clean reset before seriously using it. So I ...
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Manually retrieve video from an in-app recording. (5th Gen iPod)

Is it possible to retrieve a recorded video that is stored in-app? The video can't be accessed anywhere else on the iPod (as far as I'm aware) - I only know that it is data under Applications. ...
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Is there a Mac app that will open all images within a folder, regardless of the folder depth?

I have a folder full of additional folders, each of which then contains images. The directory looks something like this: folder0 folder1 image1.jpg image2.jpg image3.jpg ...
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Ipod 4th gen - Spoofed messages appearing from a contact

My kids each have an ipod 4th gen. Both have recently received what looks like a message from me that I didn't send, asking them to follow links or install apps. I need a way to resolve this and ...
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Changing application icon in Dock

I've changed the icon of an app I'm using to fit in more with the style of everything else by replacing the .icns file in the Contents/Resources folder. After a restart, the cache cleared an the Dock ...
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Quitting an app makes the control move to MAMP [duplicate]

I've suffered a bit from this issue - when I quit MAMP, and then restart the app again, everything works just fine. However, when I quit all the other applications except MAMP, then the control ...
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What are some good iPad apps for students? [closed]

I am mainly looking for apps which help increasing productivity and not the ones like Calculator, Periodic Table etc. Apps which are good for taking notes, taking handwriting input.
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Uploading app to app-store with same name for another developer id

Let me explain clearly, I have developed an application and created an app in the app-store with an apple developer id. But, not uploaded the binary version. Now I need to upload the app with ...
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Can I automatically launch an app at a specific time on Mavericks?

For years, I've been using iCal to automatically launch apps using alarms. I'd create a new event in iCal and set the alarm to launch an app rather than show a notification. The option to set alarms ...
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Can apps purchased for iPad be downloaded on MacBook

I purchased the iA Writer app for my iPad. Can I download it free on my MacBook? Thanks.
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What app places a lower-case 'd' icon in the menu bar?

Does anyone recognize this app which has an icon "d"?
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Install Xcode on OS X 10.8.4

I'm a Windows user and don't know anything about Macs. Now I have to create a web app for iPhone (it just opens a website inside an app). I tried installing Xcode 5, but it's not compatible with OS X ...
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What is the Best App to Create Gifs?

I have photoshop CC but it feels a bit limited. If I want to turn a video into a gif I can, or if I want to move things around I can but what is used to create flash type effects? like bending lines ...
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Always open new applications in same window as dock is when using two screens

Is it possible to make OS X Mavericks open new applications on the screen where the dock is places? As it is now the application always open on my laptop screen which is quite annoying when I'm ...
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iPod touch stopped playing the Pandora app with the following error: “Cannot Connect to Pandora”

An iPod Touch with the following specs: 2nd Generation Version 4.2.1 (8C148) Model: MC086LL Stopped playing the Pandora app. with the following error: Cannot Connect to Pandora Please ...
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How can i get Facebook back if the app won't re-download?

iPhone Facebook app had a "bug fix" update so I clicked it and it wouldn't load. I deleted the app and reinstalled and now it keeps saying it can't be downloaded at this time. I've tried ...
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How to send the entire iMessage conversation to a friend? App to take a screenshot of the whole conversation?

Is there an app for that? I want to send the entire iMessage conversation to a friend, organized, so he can understand the conversation. Not just the text in there. Is there a way to do that?
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Switching wifi networks from an iphone

I wonder if there's an App which helps me to easily switch to another wifi network without going through the "settings" screens of my iPhone. Nowadays more and more cars provide their own wifi network ...
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How I download all my files from Drafts for iPhone?

I made a lot of notes in Drafts and now want to have it on my Mac. I have access to app by PhoneView but still can't find any text files. Also tried to contact the developer - no response.
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Forse app never open on a specific desktop

Here is written how to force app open on a specific desktop: http://www.wikihow.com/Force-an-App-to-Open-in-a-Specific-Desktop-Space-in-Mac-Os-X-Lion Is it posible to make the opposite? Forbid an ...
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Is it possible to use FileMerge as standalone app?

I'm wondering if there is a way to use FileMerge as a standalone tool. I don't want to install Xcode, since I don't need it. I just want the FileMerge app. Is that possible?
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Creating a simple magazine for school?

We are an Apple school with Macs and iPads. I'd like us to start a magazine that's digitally distributed but Newsstand apps would be too complex (plus there's no revenue model) from what I have read ...
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iPad apps supporting multi-screen workflow

I'm interested in learning which are some iPad apps that tend to work conveniently with two or more iPads together. One example would be: I'm searching for stock photos on iPad A while editing slides ...
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How can I display the format bar above the document in Pages 5.0?

The new version of Pages has the format bar (i.e. the bar where you change the font size, typeface, alignment, spacing, etc.) on the right of the document: I want it to be on the top of the ...
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Apps take forever to start on OS X Mavericks

Ever since I upgraded my main machine to Mavericks, every time I open a new app, two things happen: the app takes a long time to open; the whole system slows to a crawl until the app opens ...
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New York not found in French weather app

I have one iphone in English, one in French. In the weather app, in English, I can find "New York, NY" no issues. In the French version, New York simply does not appear in the search results! Known ...
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Is it safe to allow apps to access your photos?

Some wallpaper apps try to access your camera roll in order to save photos there. Is it safe to do so ? What am I giving developers once I allow them access to my camera roll's photos ? I'm just ...
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Opening file in different application with Option+Double Click?

Let's say I'd like to open .png files in Preview if I simply double-click them, but then open them in Pixelmator if I hold Option and double-click them. Are there any third-party tools that would ...
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What's the best way to share Mac Apps downloaded via Mac App Store?

We have four guys in the house running on Mac and say, one updates the apps that the others have purchased with their individual apple ids, could the apps be shared over a storage media/airdrop ...
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OSX App for free-hand annotation of PDF with Wacom Tablet

I'm used to annotating pdf documents with Preview simply by highlighting and adding text. I'm thinking about purchasing a Wacom tablet to add some free-hand annotation to my documents, but Preview ...
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Location specific keywords in a new iPhone app?

I'm deploying an iOS app tomorrow. The app provides an international service that requires support of local businesses of a certain type. Nothing in the app description or app workflow is tied to a ...
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Can't launch calendar, contact, app store, etc

Issue Whenever I try to launch an app, it opens for a split second and then disappears. System MacBook Pro Retina, Mid 2012 Processor 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7 Memory 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 Graphics ...
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Mail application which allow to choose smtp server

I am using Gmail and I have two SMTP settings on Accounts tab (Gmail - Settings - Accounts - Send mail as). So I get mail on my gmail account, but can choose which SMTP server use to send mail - ...
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Apps will not open, post OS X Mavericks update

I recently upgraded my 2012 Retina MacBook Pro to OS X 10.9 Mavericks and shortly afterwards I updated the iWork apps to their latest version. After they were all downloaded and installed, I noticed ...
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Prevent app from App Store update

I have two versions of Xcode, one is the latest Xcode 5 and the old 4.6.3. The second one is just a copy of the first one, just before the App Store update. But after the update, App Store keeps ...
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How to know under which account/Apple ID an app was purchased?

I uninstalled/removed apps I used to purchase using a family member's Apple ID; then I re-purchased apps using my own Apple ID. Is there a way for me to check whether the apps are now under my Apple ...
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OS X Mavericks App Compatibility?

Is there an efficient, quick way to check whether an OS X App is compatible with 10.9 Mavericks (rather than tediously going to each application developer's website) ?