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

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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 ...
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Video files organizer for mac

I'm looking for an app to organize my video files (movies, series, etc.) much like iTunes does with music. I'd like it to have series support (separating seasons and ordering episodes) and to have an ...
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My apps can't download and it's stuck on Waiting [duplicate]

I went to App Store a few days ago to download Picsart, but the app was just stuck on waiting and it did not even have a picture something the app just has that white background with circles ...
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MapMyRide contains erroneous points on occasion

Usually my iPhone 4s and MapMyRide work well together, but occasionally I get weird records where the location recorded 'jumps' from where I really was to another location maybe 5-10 kilometers away - ...
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Privacy policy URL for app

I've read through Apple's policies of whether or not to include a privacy policy URL for my app and i'm still unsure. If you're currently NOT signed into GameCenter App or in Game Center in Settings ...
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Download a Free App published only to India AppStore while my primary iTunes account is US Appstore?

Download a Free App published only to India AppStore while my primary iTunes account is US Appstore? I have years (maybe a decade) with my iTunes account on US Appstore. I do not wish to switch ...
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How to remove or hide Apple applications from my app folder?

I've got a lot of Apple applications on my Macbook which I never use (Photos Facetime, iBooks, iMovie, iTunes, etc.). They just clutter up my application folder and I want to get rid of them. This ...
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iOS Network Link Conditioner - difference between “in delay” and “dns delay”?

In the Network Link Conditioner profiles, What is the difference between in delay, out delay, and dns delay? I want to test how my app behaves when it makes a request, and the requested server takes ...
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How do I ensure that users can run only applications that have been installed in /Applications?

With managed (parental control) accounts and "Allow apps downloaded from Mac App Store and identified developers" enabled, users are still able to download and run other applications. I want to ...
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Is it possible to find out an app download / installation date on iOS?

Is there a way to find out the exact date of installation of an application that was added to my phone?
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Importing citation style to Zotero from Citavi

I am a Mac user so I can't use Citavi. My institute has its own citation style but they only provide a Citavi citation file. I don't know a way to import a Citavi citation file into Endnote, Zotero ...
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Simple Way to Package an Executable as a .app [closed]

I created and compiled a very simple c++ game into a single executable. I've tested in on several macs and it works if the person just manually double clicks the file. However, because the game ...
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iMovie still will not download, despite having no other apps, and ~2 GB of storage available?

I'm getting super stressed out at this point, and it's so so infuriating that I've decided to enlist help here. I've been trying to download iMovie for a long time, and I have never had enough space. ...
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How do I do a pivot table MAX summary function in Numbers for iCloud?

I can use SUMIFS to sum data grouped by values but how would I get the max value of a group? This is Numbers for iCloud. For example, if I had A B red 2 red 3 green ...
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App that supports custom uploaders (similiar to ShareX) when you take an image

I've always used ShareX + a custom uploader script on my website to upload images/files Is there such an app that can do something similiar? (POST server with upload)
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How can I disable and/or uninstall “Messages” from OS X Yosemite?

This "Messages" application on my Macbook Pro, OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 I would like to uninstall the "Messages" application entirely. How can I do this?
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Google Play Books app storage location for purchased books on iPad

I have purchased a book via the Google Play store but unfortunately they will not provide an ePub or pdf for offline reading for my reader of choice, the only option being to use the Play Books app on ...