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

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I Have An App That Won't Load/Sync & I Can't Delete It Either

Having trouble with my Instagram app. When it was time for the update, I clicked "update app" of course, & it said the app couldn't be updated. Now I can't access it. Ever since then, it just says ...
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How to search installed application based on functionality?

My Applications folder has 486 entries, applications that have accumulated in the 30 years I'm using Apple hardware and software. Sometimes I'm looking for "that great application I have installed a ...
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I'm in need of an application. Where can I ask whether somebody is interested in developing it?

It happens to me often that I have a specific need in my use of MacOS X. The problem of finding an application solving a specific problem most of the time results in being the problem of finding the ...
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How to quit an app in OS X Yosemite

I have this annoying BitTorrent app that won't quit. I first tried right clicking and force quit from dock. It does show 'App not responding', however, on clicking 'Force quit' nothing happens, and ...
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How to remove chrome app icons from launchpad?

I uninstalled Google chrome buy deleting it from the Applications folder and I also deleted the associated profile data from ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome But I have failed to remove ...
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How do I mirror my hard drive?

How do I mirror my hard drive? I want to preserve programs for which I've lost the license number.
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Why does Apple Watch keep installing apps I didn't ask it to?

The iOS Apple Watch app has a setting (General > Automatic Download > Automatically Download Apps) that is described as follows When this is on and you have apps on your iPhone that also work ...
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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 make applications on OSX open new windows in the same space when opening a file from Finder?

OSX 10.8. Pretty simple. Right now when I open a file through Finder, if the filetype is set to be open by application Y, oftentimes OSX finds a space that has an open window of Y, and sends the file ...
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Why can't I download anymore apps on my iPad?

I think I don't have anymore space. So what do I do now? Help?
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Replacement for Isolator

It seems that one of my all time favourite apps Isolator has been abandoned. While it still works, it hasn't been updated in forever, could use some customization features and it isn't ready for ...
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What's the easiest way to do a screen recording and get a small file?

I've used http://screenr.com/ before but for company things it's not appropriate since it becomes public. I need something that lets me record my screen and gives me a small well encoded file that I ...
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App for changing between a work and private mode

I use my Mac for private and work. Between this two scopes I share a lot of configuration. Because of that I want to use only one account. Here is my question: Is a app existing with which I can ...
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What SMS apps exist on the iPhone that support ascii emoticons, not emoji?

This is an open question, but it is a logical followup of my previous question asking for an emoticon keyboard app. It appears it is not possible to define a system-wide keyboard that supports ASCII ...
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How do I get rid of orphaned application entries after uninstallation?

Orphaned Entry in Default Calendar App Preferences (OS X Yosemite)? The image below is the preferences pane in Calendar.app. This is where the user sets the default calendar app used by OS X ...
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How do I avoid update checks for third party software (cobook), dont want to “update” by mistake

I have an app that I bought, unfortunately the company was also bought and the new version is seriously worse. Hiding is not possible for third party software. Removing MAS receipt makes the software ...
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iTunes authorization for Home Sharing

Recently got new iPhones. Due to update issues, I'm having to use a different computer to sync 4 different devices. I have Home Sharing turned on, so I have access to all the apps stored on iTunes ...
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How do I remove Wondershare Video Converter from MacBook Air Mountain Lion?

I have changed my mind about this app but when I try to remove it by dragging it to the trash and then try to empty the trash I get a message that the trash can not be emptied because the program is ...
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Will Winebottler work with licences?

I have a windows program that I have a licence on, and I downloaded that program onto my macbook. It works fine, but it doesn't include the full version functions. I have to deactivate and transfer ...
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Why is Facebook app for iPhone so slow to load the content?

Why is Facebook app for iPhone so slow to load the content (in particular posts comments) and it sometimes doesnt retrieve the posts at all? The website works quite well and fast but the app is ...
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Open Facebook URL in Facebook App

I know using the fb://URL scheme I can open certain links in the Native Facebook App, e.g. fb://page/137947732957611 will open the Apple Facebook page. Is there anyway I can open pages without ...
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Calculator small exponent gives zero

When I try to do the following calculation using Calculator app I get 0. $E=N_A\frac{h\cdot c}{\lambda}$ where N_a is Avogadros number 6.022x10^23 mol^{-1}, h is Planck's Constant 6.626 x 10^-34 ...
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iOS app that scans Contacts for birthdays and anniversaries and provide notifications for same

I am looking for an App that reminds me of Birthdays and Anniversaries. If app can remind me of other dates, it would be "icing on cake" (added advantage). I know notifications can be handled by ...
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(Jailbroken) iOS 7 stock apps missing on springboard

All apps from private/var/stash/Applications.xxxxxx are missing suddenly. I can't exactly say when that happened, don't think it was any specific Cydia tweak. I still can ssh into my iPhone and see ...
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Git GUI for OSX that can show the pulled diff?

In windows TortoiseGit has the wonderful option to show the pulled diff after doing a pull. Is there a Git GUI application for OSX that can do that? I've tried SmartGit, SourceTree and the GitHub GUI ...
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Unable to Install apps onto my iPad (Stuck on “waiting…”)

For the past several days, I have been unable to install ANY apps onto my iPad. When I click "GET" and then "INSTALL", it just says "Waiting..." below the app icon. This is what it looks like (not ...
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How do I disable the Notes App on ipads?

My students are using the Ipad Notes app to pass notes in class. Some are not appropriate either. Is there a way to disable the Notes app on an ipad?
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How can I find out which apps I have already downloaded on my iPhone?

When you attempt to download an app that costs money, you will not be charged if you already bought the app. After you press buy and enter your iTunes password, it will say "You have already purchased ...
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Issues with /usr/lib/libcups.2.dylib. x86 applications will not execute

I upgraded CUPS from 2.0.0 to 2.0.2 on OS X 10.10.4 Yosemite for security reasons per advisement from a Nessus scan. I committed the cardinal sin of not backing up my OS before making this change. ...
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how to remove a backup of a purchased app

I have a certain app installed on my iPhone 6 Plus device. Due to some technical issues with this app, I need to completely remove it from the device and re-install it. Although it seems like I can ...
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2 Apple IDs - 90 day ban?

I have 2 Apple IDs but I think I read that if you use a second ID, you cannot use the first again for 90 days. Is this true? If so, I need another solution! 95% of my app purchases have been with ...
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How can I run Windows applications on a MacBook Pro?

I have a friend that wants to buy a Mac Book Pro and he has some windows applications that he needs to run. He doesn't want to buy the applications again. Can he run the Windows applications on his ...
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Free Tool for diagramming [duplicate]

I am looking for a free tool for drawing diagrams (either for OS X or online). My goal is to keep for myself a clear trace of the organization of my project. Something like OmniGraffle. Any ideas? ...
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Applications in ~/Applications not shown in Applications folder in dock

I just noticed that brew cask install symlinks to ~/Applications. This works fine, but the application item in my dock does not show apps from that folder. Is it supposed to work this way? I expected ...
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App store asks me for password but won't let me enter my ID

I need to update fcp on my macbook pro (yosemite) but every time I try the app store asks me to enter my ID and password but it won't let me click on the ID box to put in my email and just gives me a ...
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iOS 7, Facebook Messenger app keeps crashing

I was using my Facebook messenger app, and it suddenly crashed. I tried to open it again, but it kept crashing either instantly or after 20 seconds or so. I've tried to turn it off and on, and delete ...
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Completly delete an app and the apps cache from ipad

Ive got an app on my ipad mini that has a weird bug, the app in question is trello and whenever i try to write a new card it changes the columns to display sideways and half off the screen. Ive ...
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Apps will not download!

I go to the app store on my iPhone 4s, then I access the Updates section. I select Update, on any app. When prompted I enter my correct password, then a circle appears where the "Update" option was. ...
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Need Reminder Application to notify every X minutes during the day

Can one advise an application that can notify me each 1 hr 30 minutes during the day (let's say I can specify it to be from 10 AM till 11 PM). I've tried Alarmed, Beep me, AidaReminder but all of them ...
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How do i rotate the pictures of my iphone/ipad wallpaper every few minutes

I want the wallpaper on my iphone/ipad to rotate/change to a new wallpaper every few minutes so that I wouldnt get bored seeing the same picture over and over again everytime i on my phone , Are ...
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iOS App Development choice in Certificates greyed out

I am new to iOS App Development and my account type is individual. I already created 2 apps with valid dev certificates(unexpired as they are still new created this April) but when I create a 3rd app ...
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iPhone almost always defaults to Music app over Spotify

Before iOS 7 it seemed like if I had a "music" app open, when I would hit the play button (from the lock screen, ear bud button, bluetooth speakers, etc.) the music from that app would start playing. ...
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How do I add System Apps to menu items toolbar?

I'd like to add System Apps to menu items toolbar eg. show I am hotspotting with my iphone? The below first 6 apps (e.g. network app), are utility style apps for me, and I would prefer they be out of ...
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No Plus Sign Button or Edit Button in IOS Contacts App

The Contacts App on my iPhone 4 (with IOS 5.1) has no '+' in the top right corner to add a contact and no "edit" in the top right corner to edit a contact. My friends do have this. How to it get these ...
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the iCloud icon to download apps is disabled and can't re-download the app

I have an iPhone 4s running iOS 8.3. During the last update for the YouTube app, I noticed that the "update" icon was not shown in the App Store > Update. I 'clicked' on the bar where it usually is ...
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Is there a repeating, vibrating timer app for the iPhone that supports app-switching?

When studying, I used to use one of those cheap digital kitchen timers that chirps every ten minutes as a little reminder of how fast time was passing -- it helped me keep track of time without the ...
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How do I delete a previous recipient's email address from Mail?

I am trying to delete a friend's old email address so it doesn't automatically pop up when I enter his name while addressing an email. I have removed it manually from the address book, but it still ...
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How do I make a window stay on top of other windows without using third party software?

I simply can't believe one needs to download an app to be able to pin the Terminal window on top of another application. Please help me figure this out. I am frustrated and confused as to why Apple ...
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Completely uninstall, remove, delete any reference to Coda 2 by Panic!

How do I completely remove Coda 2 by Panic!? I love the app, and have been using it for years, however I did a fresh install on a new mac, and had it all set up, then I went to add some plugins and it ...
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bulk delete apps in iDevice

I have a habit to download the latest apps gone free, however This results in many unused apps. (Lots of space gone!) Deleting the apps the casual way, (tap'n'hold, delete) works, but takes too long ...