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

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Need a Google Voice app for Mac

I've been using Google Voice for about a year. During that time, I've been also using a Mac app called GrowlVoice that appears in my menubar. With it, I can listen to my voicemail messages and also ...
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Mac app for testing websites in android emulator quickly

Hi I want to test my site locally on my Mac using the android device layout . The usual android sdk takes more time to load . Is there any app similar to opera mobile emulator which provides android ...
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Why does Safari 6 scroll to the bottom of the page when viewing Google search results?

When I use the pagination at the bottom of Google search results pages to browse through the results, Safari 6 on OS X Mountain Lion automatically scrolls to the bottom of the page. Doesn't happen ...
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IBOOK Application have two different [on hold]

Have Ibook app 3.2 on I tunes and Ibook app 1.0.1(books) on computer n in dock books there n iPad think it is 3.2 (no books)
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Script to check Software Version

Hi i'm tryin to write a script to check software version. I want to pass my own variables, which are name of the Application and Version. Here's a copy. It's not working for me currently... i'm a ...
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Do iTunes Connect sales chart show updates as well as new downloads?

Just curious, does the sales chart in iTunes Connect combine the stats from updates and new downloads?
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Can't register Line app on MacBook

According to the instructions on the website I should be able to got to the Line menu, click on Settings, and the register my email address. Massive problem: Settings is grayed out, non-functional, ...
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In-App Purchases - How can I know who did the charge-back?

App purchases and in-app purchases can be cancelled with charge-back if you send a message to iTunes Store Support within a time frame of a few days and provide them a good reason. I'd like to know ...
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How can I run a application in Automator?

I want to run an application in Automator but there is no run program. Operating system and stuff: OS X Lion 10.7.5 Automator 2.2.4 Memory: 3GB
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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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Open an application after wake from sleep

Is is possible for an application to open up after waking up your MacBook? So I have this application that I want it to open every time that I wake up my Macbook from sleep.
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Stop notifications from a deleted app

I got the app Baby Story for my iPod Touch a while ago, and then decided I didn't like it and deleted it. Part of the reason I got rid of it was because it would pop up random messages with things ...
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“drag n drop” application to convert images to base64 string (for web development)

I'm after an osx program that will convert an image into a base64 string (for web development). Basically replicates this: http://webcodertools.com/imagetobase64converter/Create I suspect there is ...
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Downloading unofficial applications with developer ID signature [closed]

Recently I have download a suite application from a torrent. The application installation was the "official" application installer plus a configuration file that was replaced the official ...
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How can I find out how much internet data each app has used?

There are a number of PC apps that do the trick, I've read trying to find one for mac. But none seem to do it for mac (Mountain Lion). I have Little Snitch already and tried putting lsof -P -i -n | ...
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Gcc compile error [closed]

I'm trying to build APIs and the compiler does not recognize the libraries, these are installed within the include folder, thus I try to compile and seguite error appears: MacBook-Pro-de-Lucas: ...
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iOS Simple Counter App with multiple counters and data export?

I'm looking for a simple tallying / counter app for iOS that supports data export, and assigns dates to the different counts. It should also support multiple counters with titles. Does anyone know ...
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Fault in the API on Mac OS X [closed]

I'm developing an app for sending OSC messages working through the outlet port 4444 and I am using a C API call Liblo. Project page: http://liblo.sourceforge.net Normal install it by running the ...
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Icons remains the same after I have changed the default program for opening the file

I have just uninstalled a program from my new mac. The program was making itself default to open all .r files. I installed a new program, and I maked it default for opening .r files, but the old icon ...
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Is there a way to sort the apps by usage frequncy?

I want to know if there's a quick way to find out the number of times one opens each app so that we can know which apps are really used by us frequently and we can sort them in that order. I've tried ...
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How to send the entire iMessage conversation to a friend? App to take a screenshot of the whole conversation?

Is there an app for that? I want to send the entire iMessage conversation to a friend, organized, so he can understand the conversation. Not just the text in there. Is there a way to do that?
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How accurate are iOS apps that measure heart rate?

There are apps like Instant Heart Rate and Cardiograph which claim to be able to measure heart rate by reading color changes on arterial pressure change. They generally require you to place your ...
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Manage links handling in Mac OS X Mountain Lion

How can I manage the way my OS handles different links? For example I have several site specific apps (those in reality just launch a separate Chrome instance limited to the url, for example ...
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Alternative of Microsoft Visio?

I am looking for a good alternative of Microsoft Visio for Mac OS X. I need an application to create a schedule of the month or something like this and then to print it.
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Alfred: How to get Alfred to run a terminal command?

I often need to run multiple copies of an app, like VLC. For this I use the terminal and run a command similar to: open -n /Applications/VLC.app How can I create a shortcut with Alfred to run this ...
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After restart OSX 10.9.2 Mavericks starts apps that were closed before restart

For example just now I quitted all applications and performed a reboot, however, all applications were re-launched after restart even some of those that were closed long before restarting (maybe 12 ...
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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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Is there an RSS reader app that can download full articles instead of abstracts?

One of the main blogs I'm reading has recently transitioned from publishing the full posts in its RSS feed, to publishing just the first few sentences with a "read more" link. This drastically slows ...
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How to recover factory reset in iPhone 5 apps without backup

I forget my passcode and when I reset my phone I lost all my data, photos and apps. I was connecting to iTunes but I never backed up. How can I get all my photos and apps on my iPhone 5 without a ...
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What jabber clients are there for iPhone?

My girlfriend just got an iPhone, and we are wondering what are the available (and recommended) applications to chat using jabber.
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codesign reports invalid Info.plist on an app dl'ed from the internet. Has the app been possibly compromised?

I downloaded an app from github (mac2imgur), and it refused to run. $ codesign -vv mac2imgur.app mac2imgur.app: invalid Info.plist (plist or signature have been modified) In architecture: x86_64 It ...
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Video player on iPad that doesn't stretch to full screen

I'm looking for a video player that doesn't stretch my 640x480 video files to full screen (1024x768), which degrades the quality IMHO. Is such an app available?
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Launch “Printer Setup Utility” from terminal

Background Trying to load the Printer Setup Utility on OSX Mavericks from the terminal. This is for a setup app which has streamlined interfaces for setting it up. What I've Tried I've tried going ...
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Notes.app on OS X crashing whenever I make an edit in the iOS app

Notes.app on OS X crashes whenever I make an edit in the iOS app and it syncs back down to my Mac. When it crashes, I just open up the app again, and everything is synced up and works perfectly. The ...
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What app has been used to insert these stickers?

I took a screenshot of someone's photo with these cute stickers. Does anyone know what iOS app has these stickers?
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iPad mini apps not fitting screen

Sometimes, I install apps for iPhone on my iPad and they are too small and doesn't fit the screen. Is there any option to resize them so they have either no black space around or just on one side?
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OS X RDP server application

I am searching for a RDP implementation on OS X, but can't find any. Does OS X have an RDP implementation application?
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How does Apple count app downloads?

If a user downloads a game but then deletes it, does it still count as a download? Will if affect the ranking of your app?
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Is there a ‘FileHippo.com Update Checker’ equivalent for the Mac?

I used to love FileHippo.com for keeping a lot of my well-loved tools on Windows up to date with its tool that you could check to scan your current program versions (both freeware and paid - in the ...
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Do OS-X app bundles always contain Info.plist - CFBundleExecutable?

I wonder if OS-X app bundles always have a Info.plist - CFBundleExecutable configuration? Thank you in advance for answers.
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Making app for iPhone

Is it possible to develop an app only for me and my friends? Just make the app and upload it directly to my iPhone.
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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 to add a quick-launch icon in my Dock for a program I've downloaded?

I've downloaded jmeter and put it in my Applications folder. I've made it executable. I can cd to /Applications/apache-jmeter-2.11/bin and can run it in a terminal with $ ./jmeter or by ...
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Apps take forever to start on OS X Mavericks

Ever since I upgraded my main machine to Mavericks, every time I open a new app, two things happen: the app takes a long time to open; the whole system slows to a crawl until the app opens ...
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Is there an app such as GoodReads for movies?

I like the app GoodReads, and I'm looking for something similar for movies. Is there any app you can suggest me? It should be able to make a collection of the movies I saw/own and to share lists, ...
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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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Is Mac Informer safe?

I am considering an application called Mac Informer. Is this application safe?
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HTML5 iPhone App in AppStore

I have a website based on html5. Is it possible and allowed to implement this website in an iPhone app? If no: Is there another way to put this site on the Appstore? I haven't found any information ...
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Mac App Store apps start download then freezes when download starts and never continues

I start downloading an app and it starts to download but the download bar never goes up at all. It just stays at the beginning of the download as shown in this picture: When I go to the Mac App ...
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Moving text on OneNote for iPad

I'd like to move text boxes on the official OneNote iPad app, but can't figure out how to do so. I've tried tapping and dragging, and double-tapping and dragging, but both only scroll the page.