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

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Photos changes file format with export

Drag and drop mov files to my external changes the file format. The new file is not the same size as when in Photos. Does this compression lose "fidelity" of the video?
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How to create an app with the ability to open files in finder with right click

I want to create a very simple app like this: #!/bin/sh /opt/local/bin/evince $1 evince is a pdf viewer I compiled in OS X. I want to navigate to a pdf document in finder and then right click and ...
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Unable to update any Apps

I am unable to update any of my apps on my iPad Air and can not add a new app. When I try to update I get a spinning circle. There has been no error notice. Any idea what the problem is?
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Does using an app send my IP address and device identification info to the app maker?

if I use an app, would I be giving info like my IP address and device identification like the MAC address to the app developer/owner?
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In OS X, is it better to put apps in /Applications or in ~/Applications?

I've noticed that pkg installers and obviously apps installed from the App Store) put apps in the /Applications file, yet Steam usually puts them in ~/Applications. Both work, and both are writable by ...
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iTunes backup: not all apps backed up

I have backed up my iPhone 4s with iTunes. Problem: The .ipa file for Foxit Reader was not present in the backup, in C:\Users\<my user>\Music\iTunes\iTunes Media. There are probably other apps ...
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Safari cannot be forced to quit

I am trying to force to quit Safari but that doesn't work. What is happening? When looking at the Dock, the icon Safari is not accompany by a dot (meaning that the application is closed). However, ...
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An app in iPhone shows in the list of apps sharing documents (list below), but it does not show in the general list (list above)

I have an iPhone 4s, iOS 7.1.2, plugged to my Pc. iTunes 12.1.2 is running, and I am seeing the apps in my device. On the right of the main screen there are copies of the icons as shown in the ...
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How to export multiple PDF pages into 1 PDF

I have opened all of my PDF's in Preview (Mac). I then drag-n-droped the PDFs to make a master list of PDF's. Question How do I export all of the pages into 1 PDF? What I tried File -> Export as ...
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How can I see my purchased history of IOS apps that are not FREE?

All of us, these days downloaded ton of apps including myself. I bought a lot of iOS Applications in the last a couple years. Some of them are free, and some of them are not. I want to see the list ...
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In users list there is an unusual app called (null) I know this is a “corrupted” file, but I can't remove it

When I go to my settings and then press usage list (I think it's called that way, I'm from Holland, so I don't know how it is in English), there is an app called: (Null) and its 1.4 GB. I can't delete ...
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Immobilise Desktops

I want to make my Desktops stay in an order that I want. I want to have my first 3 Desktops locked and others dynamic in example: I'm working on Desktop1. When an app is full screen the app is ...
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Updating Apps to discover an unrecognized email linked to my account

Three of my current apps on my iPhone 6 require updates (What's App, Instagram and Skype). When I attempt to update them, an email address that I do not recognize comes up as linked to those ...
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AppleScript application works not as UIElement

my AppleScript that contains on quit-Handler works if it is visible. If I add to the Info.plist-file of the application the Application is agent (UIElement) with YES. Then the application doesn't ...
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Payment from Apple for developer

I'm an iOS developer and I've been selling very few apps on the App Store. I would like to ask some questions about withdrawn money from iTunes Connect. I already know Minimum payment: $150 (USD) ...
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Make your iOS device work like an IP-cam? (Remote video watching)

I would like to use my iPad to record video (or even taking continuous photos every few seconds would be fine), and while it is recording, i would like to be able to see the video from my iPhone. ...
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iOS 8.4 does not update apps

I have an iPhone 5 with iOS 8.4 Never had an issue untile three days ago. I went to update some apps from the app store, and it just won't do it. The little circle keeps spinning without ever ...
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How to change chart colors in Pages 5?

I cannot change the individual colors in my charts. Under "Chart Colors" there is only this list of 12 predefined color swatches called "fill sets". Most of them are ugly. Not being able to change ...
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How to delete an ALBUM in the PHOTOS app

How do I delete unwanted albums in the Mac Photos app?
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Is there an iPhone timer app that works with EarPods remote controls?

I'm looking for a looping timer (e.g., 30 seconds - beep - 30 seconds - beep - ...) that can be stopped/resumed by pressing a remote control button on the EarPods. I'd like to use this app during ...
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Monitor ALL network traffic by app

so far I used nettop and/or the activity monitor to observe the traffic used by each app but I noticed just now, that there is a huge difference between the sum of the per app traffic and the traffic ...
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Comprehensive Clean out and migration of specific folders in Apple iTunes?

These are the Folders and Disk space being occupied by the Data held on by Apple iTunes as laid out below: I have written down some current thoughts & steps/ direction as well for each. There ...
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IPhone app to block callers at specific times?

Is there an app or any other way on an iPhone 5 to block a given caller at specified times? Specifically, work keeps calling at all times of the day, every day. Is there a way to send their calls ...
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Iphone 4 - Verification Required

I've been using my App Store through my Apple Id for a while and everything has been normal, now all of a sudden when i want to update an app or to download a free app -after putting my password- a ...
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Tool for Checking App review Status

Is there any app or tool for checking app review status of App Store. I develop iOS apps for different clients and different iTunes accounts, so every time I have to login every iTunes account for ...
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Permanently allow apps downloaded from “anywhere”

I want to trust unidentified developers' applications. I've gone to System Preferences > Security & Privacy and tried to enable "Allow apps downloaded from: Anywhere", but OS X claims it will ...
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Install app on jailed iPhone, which is not available on App Store

Is there a way to install an app, which is not available on the App Store, without doing a jailbreak?
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Applications Folder on Macintosh HD Shows Empty

Before attempting to migrate data from my Time Machine, I looked in to see if my Adobe applications and others were there to transfer. The folder is empty. Is this normal? Thanks.
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Audio Recording iPhone app using separate microphones

I want to make a 2-element microphone array using my iPhone. I'm looking for an audio recording app (like Voice Memos) that can record through both microphones of the iPhone. Does anybody know an ...
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Setting to stop opening a new instance of an already open application?

On my iMac this works perfectly. I have application open, I open a file extension handled by that application and it will open in the already open application. Just got a new Macbook Pro and each time ...
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File Sharing section in itunes is missing [duplicate]

I remember that there was a feature in iTunes that allows to show, add and delete data from every single app on a synced apple device (iPhone or iPad) from the PC. I wanted to do it today but the file ...
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Command line app location? (OSX)

I wrote a small tool as a cmd tool. Where should it be placed? Which paths are automatically scanned for searching an app? I want to avoid absolute path, because I have to track it on every system.
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App to move files (pictures) from iphone to nas share (samba)

i'm looking for an app able to MOVE (not copy) selected pictures from iphone to a nas share or a windows share. Ios is updated to latest version Requirements: Works on wifi (no usb cable) Use lan ...
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Xcode/WatchKit - how do I run the regular app on iPad/other devices?

Could anyone please tell me, now that I have added a WatchKit target to my application, if it is possible to just run the main target on devices which don't support the watch (i.e. the original part ...
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Spotify Premium account price on App Store

As you may already know, Spotify started sending out emails to its customers to stop subscribing to the Premium account through iOS App Store's In-app Purchase mechanism (which costs $12.99) and ...
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What constitutes “significant changes” when releasing a new TestFlight build that has passed beta review?

Is there any documentation or first hand experiences as to what constitutes significant changes to an app when submitting a new TestFlight build that has already passed beta review? Apple asks: ...
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What happens to existing free users if an App gets moved from free to paid?

Hey I have a free app in iTunesconnect that's being downloaded about 100 times a week. Mostly no user responses, no support requests or anything so I thought (I know this is selfish) I can make some ...
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Prevent MS Office Outlook Reminders from Stealing Focus and Changing Active Workspace

When I'm working in full screen, typing away, it's extremely disruptive to have an application steal focus. It suddenly takes keyboard focus away from where I'm typing, and immediately accepts that ...
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play and pause multiple instances of KMplayer

I know how to allow multiple instances of KMplayer. I just want to play and pause 2 video files simultaneously. Is there any solution that can switch between these two commands?
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Reading app that parses and syncs between Mac and iOS

I do a lot of proofreading for my job and a lot of reading for pleasure. With that said, I need something that can parse a web page, reflow a PDF, parse text from a .doc, .epub, .txt (and any other ...
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Number of visitors

Can you have a look at the number of visitors - or maybe of the openings of an app at AppStore - with the help of some source? By "source" I mean something like AppAnnie, app figures, etc. Is it ...
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How to remove apps from iTunes? 12.2.x

I have a bunch of iphone apps inside Itunes, one of them automatically tries to install itself whenever I remove it from the phone. (Its button in the App itunes list shows "Installing") If try to ...
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Print Diff of two text files

I'd like to compare two text files on a paper. Which app should I use to print a diff of two files? I know several apps to show diff on a screen and usually use MacVim. However, MacVim seems not have ...
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Amazon Music app won't launch

Recently bought a new Macbook Pro to replace an older Air. Everything is working great except for the Amazon Music app. It downloads and installs just fine, but when I try to launch it using ...
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Removing MacCleanse Helper

While looking at the activity monitor it occurred to me that I've a Mac Cleanse Helper process visible in the Energy tab. I might have installed this program in past but I got rid of it. How can I ...
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apps crash on iphone4

I have an iphone4 running the up-to-date version: 7.1.2 since the IOs software is no longer updated for an iphone4. Recently many apps simply crash: such as chrome google maps shazam IMDB I ...
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Is there any service or virtual card that works for iTunes/iOS App Store in India?

I live in India and I don't have a credit card or have access to anyone who has one. Is there any way I could buy apps from iOS app store?
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Apps disappearing from launchpad?

Looking at this image: You will see a blank space at the bottom. That's actually a disappearing app. Next to it you can see a folder that is missing the icon. Next to that you will notice a folder ...
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Searching fails in OSX Help Center application

OSX 10.9.5 Open a program such as Mail or Messages In the menu bar, select Help, Mail Help (or Messages Help, etc) The Help Center application opens In the Search box enter a search term e.g. ...
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I am having problem in AppStore [duplicate]

I am trying to download any app from ma AppStore it asks me for id password and when i give it it keeps me on waiting download and then download doesn't happen, its from las 2 days only and my wifi ...