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

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Use app made by me in iOS without distributing it in appstore

Is it possible to use app made by me in my iphone without distributing it in appstore? If so, how? Thanks
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Can “Buy with ApplePay” sync between a website and an app?

At WWDC2016 Apple announced that ApplePay could be used to make purchases in Safari and they've created a JS API to allow this. From what I can see this is only for once-off purchases, it simply ...
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Change keyboard layout each time the application starts

I need to change keyboard layout each time I start an application (more specifically Steam game called Awesomenauts). How can I do it automatically? The problems are: I can't launch this ...
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Any iPhone apps to test the touchscreen?

I've been playing an iPhone game for about a week and today the phone didn't detect some of my swipes. It still detected most of my swipes, but on a few occasions I swiped and nothing happened. I ...
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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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iPhone downloading not working

I've been trying to download apps from the App Store since last night. I continually get messages saying the download can't be completed.
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Stop certain iOS apps from accessing the internet [duplicate]

I'm trying to block certain applications on my iPhone from accessing the internet. I can see from Charles Proxy that the apps are connecting to the internet from my iPhone without me knowing. I know ...
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Apps in El Capitan won't close when clicking the red close button

Apps won't close when clicking the red close button in El Capitan. The "open indicator" stays on the app icon, the icon stays in the dock even if "keep in dock" isn't checked, and the app shows up in ...
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Hide App from Dock - LSUIElement not working (crash)

I'm trying to hide Telegram App from the dock on my Mac, since I can't find an option that does this in the app itself. So I tried <key>LSUIElement</key> <true/> and <key>...
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Trying to delete an application that always says it is open (in this case AVG AntiVirus.app)

This is the troubleshooting I've done so far: Went to Applications>Utilities>Activity Monitor and force quit the process. Shortly after doing that AVG shows up again in activity monitor. I went to ...
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iPhone 6S restores apps to freshly installed state for no reason

I'm facing a weird problem with my 6S 64 gig device running iOS 9.3.2 (with no problems for over a month now). Multiple apps have their data reset to a freshly-installed like state without any reason. ...
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Zombie App - Can't open/close an App

From a week (which is very strange because I didn't update nothing before) I have a big issue with uTorrent app: it's locked in a limbo between running and not. After quitted uTorrent, it keeps ...
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Best app to switch between all open windows (alternatives to Witch)

After 4 years of being a Mac user, there is only one thing that I still miss from the Windows world, and that is being able to switch with a single keystroke between all open windows in the computer. ...
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How can I open a .pkg file manually?

Some applications come in .pkg files, and ask for you administrator password, even if all they do is copy the binary to /Applications. I like to have my applications in ~/Applications, and I do not ...
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Pretend to be specific Mac OS X version when running app

I've purchased a Mac OS X app (outside the App Store) that seems to have arbitrary limitations based on the Mac OS X version. It is fully functional on El Capitan, but has a few features that it ...
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MEvent. Case! on Matlab running on Mac

When I try to two-finger scroll in a matlab window, I get the error MEvent.Case! The proposed solution (as posted on the Matlab forum) seems to work just fine for Matlab running on Linux !...
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Any iPhone free app could convert *.wmv file to *.MP4?

I'm using mobile more often than notebook, so would like to have an app converting videos.
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What is this square icon and square + triangle icon in Mac OS X bar?

From left, second one(to the right to Evernote) As well as the fourth one.
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How to get apps checksums from app store?

How can I verify an app to be identical to the file on app store servers? I can think of two situations: If I downloaded the app from a third party source and would like to check if it's been ...
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How do I get Safari to stop launching an app automatically?

I upgraded my iPhone to iOS 7. Previously, when I clicked on a link from an e-mail telling me about a group discussion in LinkedIn, it opened LinkedIn in Safari and took me right there. Now, Safari ...
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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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Toggling between Fn and F keys per app [duplicate]

Is there a way to toggle between Fn (multimedia keys, brightness, etc) and F keys (F1, F2, ...) per app? I used to use an app that could perform this but now I just can't remember it's name. As a ...
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Cannot sync apps between iMac and iPad

On my iMac, on iTunes, i have one app (called "myApp", say) listed on Library > Apps. I want to transfer that app into my iPad. Under Devices > my iPad > Apps, I press Install next to myApp ...
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Can I transfer an Application and its data to a different Mac

I was given a MacBook Air to use as a laptop for school in the sixth grade. Now I am graduating and heading off to high school, so I need to turn my laptop in for good. Now I have had this laptop for ...
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How can I keep an app open in the background?

As I was using an app on my iPhone, I accidentally hit the home button. I quickly reopened the app. But instead of it resuming where I left off, the app had to load all over again. (This was Clash of ...
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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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Restoring iTerm2 to default values

I installed iTerm2, played a bit with the preferences. Now I would go back to the initial configuration, but removing the app and finding and removing any file on the disk apparently related to the ...
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App to turn iPhone to an old style feature phone?

Is there an iPhone app, that help me reduce usage of the smartphone , by change it into an old style feature phone? Maybe I can turn on smartphone mode for 1 hour per day, but besides that the phone ...
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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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Visual Studio Code App wont run from Applications folder

The latest version of Visual Studio Code will not run ("can't be opened" is the unhelpful error) when I copy it to the applications folder. It runs fine after unzipping to the Downloads folder, but ...
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Apps purchased on iPhone 'timing out'

I buy quite a few apps on my iPhone, but as of late I am noticing a weird issue: any app that cost money, 'times out' after a few days use. 'Timed out' apps don't appear on my iTunes purchases history,...
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Default Music app deleted from file system

I have a jailbroken iPhone 5s on 8.1.2. (B440). My son (for whatever reason/long story) has deleted the music icon/app from the home screen. He did this from the main filesystem thinking he could ...
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Application specific do not disturb

Is there a way on iOS to turn on the Do not Disturb feature on an app-per-app basis? I have some apps I only use for work related purposes, and I'd like them to go silent on non working hours (to try ...
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Does Apple have a distribution platform for web apps?

I have built a web app that I want to distribute to Mac users (using Safari on OS X). What's the best way to do that? Google, for example, has Chrome Hosted Apps and Chrome Packaged Apps (for web ...
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How to block an application (facebook, messages) in Self Control

I figured out how to do a while ago, but simply can't remember- how do I block computer applications such as twitter, facebook, and messages in self control?
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After re-downloading a program it doesn't show up on in my applications?

I downloaded a program called EZdrummer 2, then after some time I deleted it. Only to need it again. Before when I downloaded it, it appeared inside a folder in my applications. But now when I ...
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Calendar open file while sleep

I have a calendar event set to open an application at an early time. However during this time, my Mac is at sleep. Will the calendar wake the Mac to open the application? If not, how can I make it so ...
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Can't download apps on my iPhone 4s

When I try to download an app it lets me put my password in. About 5 seconds later, the app icon disappears. The app icon that says Installing on the App Store disappears. I just got the iPhone 4s a ...
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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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Unable to change the default directory in Finder?

I'm struggling with a problem involving my Finder opening to the incorrect directory every time it is opened. I've deleted the com.apple.plist file located in ~/Library/Preferences several times, I've ...
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App icon duplicated, with a 'grayish' overlay.. iPhone6 - ios8

So, I've got this iPhone6 since a week now. Today my WhatsApp duplicated itself with a 'grayish' overlay on it. I can move it around, but when tapping it nothing happens. How does this happen and how ...
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Copying applications from applications folder to external and reinstalling osx

Is it possible to copy all my applications from the applications folder onto an external, format my mac, reinstall OS X and finally copy the applications back into the applications folder for ...
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Search for a software : Virtual line

I was wondering is anyone aware of a software to display a virtual line on OSX ? I need to scroll vertically on Safari and often get lost. Cheers
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Why iOS application is downloaded successfully but its default font is missing?

I downloaded an iOS application named Into The Circle in AppStore of my iPhone 4 running iOS 7.1.2. It was downloaded successfully, but when I open the application I see some rectangles instead of ...
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Can't delete my “applications”

So, I somehow have 40GB worth of applications on my Macbook, but I can't, for the life of me, see what these applications are! I looked in the Applications folder -- there are no apps except the ...
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iOS app which can blur sides of image

I am looking for an app on iOS devices (iPhone app preferred) which can accommodate a rectangle image (say screenshot of iPhone) into a square image where sides are either painted in some colour or ...
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2 or more iOS devices with different versions of iOS (7.x 9.x) & same App, will keep which App versions on iTunes sync?

I have several iOS devices with iOS 7.x to 9.x installed and they are all synced with iTunes on my computer. How can I manage the differing versions of my suite of apps on these devices when iTunes ...