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

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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 "licecap....
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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 users....
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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 ...
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Force quit then restart, all apps still active iOS 9

I am running iOS version 9.0.1. This problem has been happening since iOS 9 came out. If I double click the home button, then swipe up on my open apps, it used to close them out for good. When I would ...
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Forgotten Game Center Nickname

After updating my iPad to iOS 9, it crashed and I lost ALL apps that hadn't been backed up. So how do I access my Game Center if I've forgotten my Game Center nickname?
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How to delete App Documents and Data?

Some apps like Whatsapp, Twitter and Instagram end up storing a lot of Documents and Data, way more than their actual size. Is there a way to remove them, just the Documents and Data?
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Good GTD/todo/tasks app [duplicate]

I am looking for a free task management application that has the following: - Reminders for tasks that can be snoozed (like native reminders app) - Grouping tasks/Adding subtasks - UI showing tasks ...
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How to show app ad's only to new users?

I have an app in the appstore that used to be paid and with no ads. I want to upload an update, make the app 'free', add ad's, that could be removed by purchasing "No ads 'in-app purchase'". ...
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How to determine what an app does and if it contains malware?

How can we know on iOS and OS X what an Application really does? On OS X you always can do the following: right click on an .app and "show package". Contents -> MacOS and double click the ...
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How to completely remove GoToMeeting.app?

I installed the GoToMeeting.app because a client used it. I no longer need it, but I can't seem to remove it. Its burrowed in worse than most malware found on a PC. I tried a simple drag and drop ...
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My Macbook Pro won't let me open the mail application. How do I fix this?

Every time I try to open my mailbox it comes up with the option only for me to quit or quit and rebuild mailboxes. Ive tried both options and neither will change anything.
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How to download an app for a higher operating systems, then download an older version [duplicate]

I have an IPod touch 4G running IOS6.1.6 and don't have access to a computer. I would like to download an old version of Google Chrome that is capable with my device. Of course, for the download later ...
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Outlook crashes after adding second account after upgrading to iOS 9 on iPhone 6

Does any body know any solutions to solve the problem of Outlook for iOS crashes after adding second email account on it when the iPhone 6 was upgraded to iOS9?
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iOS Untrusted Developer error when testing app

I am trying to make my own iOS applications by using Xcode 7 and iOS 9.0. I have successfully been able to install the app on my own iPod by following these steps however when I run the application I ...
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Automatic sync not working for DropSync 3

I've recently installed DropSync 3 on my Macbook Pro to automatically upload edits I do on files in a specific folder to my remote dev server. It works fine when explicitally clicking "Sync to Right", ...
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How do I back up a few applications on Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10?

I have a few applications that I've installed on my laptop but it will be wiped soon and reverted back to factory settings. I don't want to back up all the software currently installed or all the ...
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Unable to start any application

Today I tried to rename a few hidden files with the following command in terminal (might be a hint for the solution): for f in .*; do mv "$f" "_$f"; done Now I wanted to start vlc and all I got was ...
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Installing *.dmg via CLI [duplicate]

How are *.dmg packages installed via the command line? I noticed that they can be mounted with: me@MacBook-Pro:~$ open /Users/me/Downloads/installer.dmg What's next?
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An app downloaded from the Mac App Store re-installs itself after I delete it. How can I remove it permanently?

The app in question is iCare by Chen Yuhua. I have tried uninstalling the proper way through launchpad and also manually by removing all files and system files that are returned by Searching "iCare" ...
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Unable to adjust height of MoneyWell app after using full-screen mode

After I use full-screen mode, I cannot adjust the size of MoneyWell's window with AppleScript. It will change location, though. This is one of a few scripts I tried. Any suggestions? tell ...
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Where to find app which opens on startup, but it's not in Users & Groups?

I've this annoying application popping up on startup (called ZipCloud) which seems to be installed without my knowledge (along with other app) and I wanted to get rid of it. I understand I can ...
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App for Macbook which will time how long I am active? [duplicate]

I am interested in knowing exactly how long each day I spend on my computer so I would like to keep a record of how long I am using my computer. I am looking for any of the following: (1) An app that ...
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Can Lua config files be downloaded and executed in an iOS app?

I have an cross-platform app that runs Lua scripts, and I am interested in publishing it on the iOS App Store. I know that Apple does not allow apps to download and run code from the internet on iOS, ...
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I can't turn off my apps cellular data on my iphone, Help!

I try to disable the cellular data for my apps in my iphone 4 running ios 7.1.2, then i did it, but when i push the back button from cellular setting page and reopen it, the apps cellular data was ...
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Approval for iOS app store reviews?

Apps have solicited my input, so after spending time to make a review, it seems my reviews are not posted. Do reviews submitted for Apps have to be approved by either the developer or Apple?
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Get pages and iMovies free

I got macbook pro late 2013 and normally Pages and iMovies they are free for mac after 2013 but when I got to app store I can't get them for free. Any help here or how to get them free ?
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How to handle bundle identifiers with spaces?

Lets assume my current directory is /Applications and it contains all my apps. Lets say I want to know the bundle identifier for Google Chrome: $ mdls -raw -name kMDItemCFBundleIdentifier 'Google ...
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Paintbrush cuts off clipboard image from screenshot

When taking a screenshot to the clipboard using Cmd + Ctrl + Shift + 4 you can add a portion of the screen to the clipboard. However, when pasting into Paintbrush with Cmd + V, it crops randomly and ...
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To understand, consolidate & reduce the shown disk space taken up by iTunes & iphone?

Consolidating iTunes As per the link quoted below: iTunes content & data was spread over 2 folders as versions upgraded, but never consolidated. Hence, the 'same' separate folders in both: ...
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Open application several times in OS X

I am developing OS X version of multi-platform application. In Windows I can start several instances of application by just opening exe file several times. I noticed that in OS X when I open my app ...