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

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How do you fix an app icon that got associated with a file type in spotlight?

When I try and search for something using spotlight, all application results show the .c file extension icon instead of the actual app icon you would expect to see for FireFox, Safari, Mail etc. Very ...
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how can i change the apple id on App Store?

On my 2009 MacBook, my friend signed into his Apple ID to check it. Now, I can't sign back into mine to download things. Does anyone know how to get my Apple ID to sign me back in?
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How to determine final earnings in iTunesConnect?

Hey I never really cared about the exact amount of money I made, but this time I need to take off a 15% share to a client. For this, I now tried to understand how the final earnings are being ...
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how to view how many times a person downloaded an app

I noticed that the iTunes purchase history only shows the first time you downloaded an app, and doesn't show every time, it was redownloaded. Is there a way to view how many times, or the most recent ...
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Is it possible to re-use headers in Paw? [migrated]

I'm creating a group of queries that will all share the exact same set of headers. Is it possible to create the group of headers once and then copy/paste them to other queries? Or, even better, can ...
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“File” NOT “App”… can't be opened because it is from an unidentified developer

got an mp3 via email from a musician friend of mine today. when i try to open it (in any app... itunes, quicktime, vlc, etc), i get this message as if it's a new Application that i just downloaded ...
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iPhone app that records audio during specific time

I was looking for an app that records audio during specific time. For example: I want talk for 1 minute and this app should record just 1 minute. The audio recording should be stopped after this time ...
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How do I move a window whose title bar is off-screen?

I encountered a strange problem today. I downloaded FileZilla and on first launch the title bar was above my mouse pointer's reach. Making the window unmovable. Here is a screenshot of my situation. ...
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Can't update apps in iOS App Store; can only Open

On my iPhone, the App Store has a badge saying "2". When I open the App Store and go to the Updates page, there are two apps at the top, which for a split-second say "Update" and then immediately ...
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How to play MP3s on iPhone 5s without iTunes?

I just switched from an Android to an iPhone for the first time, so I am learning. I have a ton of MP3s I want to have on my phone. I used my computer and put them all in Dropbox and it works fine ...
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Can I tie a referrer to an app store purchase to the referred customer of the app?

I am trying to find out if I can have several referrers (call them websites for now), and when downloaded/installed from a referral, know where that users came from, for example to show the logo of ...
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iMovie does not open anymore with error in Console: -10699

I used iMovie a lot in the past days (Mac Mini Late 2012 - Mac OS X 10.10) but now if I press the icon in the dock it just does nothing. With spotlight search the same and opening it from the Finder ...
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can not erase/eject chrome .dmg/disk image on desktop without uninstalling chrome

I have this same problem, as Alex (Cannot empty trash after deleting .dmg) and none of the answers address it... when i downloaded chrome, a disk image icon showed up on my desktop. you click it. ...
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Cannot empty trash after deleting .dmg

So, I downloaded Chrome, and I put it in the Applications folder and from there a shortcut to the applications bar on the bottom of the screen. All is fine, but now there's an icon on the desktop that ...
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Is there a way to make iPhone forget the data belonging to one app?

I recently downloaded an app (Rival Knights) which I already had on my iPad, but not on my phone. It gave me the option to write over my saved data and I declined. However now, I've changed my mind ...
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app that reminds to take a break at times

I am looking out for an app (for Mac OS X) that reminds to take a break (gives out a message) at pre-scheduled time. Free (or low cost) app will do, as I don't want to spend my hard earned cash on ...
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Is it possible to establish an app whitelist for installers not found on the App Store/available through VPP?

I work in a shop which necessitates strong administrative controls. However, a few teams use apps which are only found outside of the App Store and require fairly frequent updates - those updates ...
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Don't want my email contacts in my contact list

So in my contact list (the native iPhone app for contacts), it has not only my contacts with phone numbers, but also any email address I've ever sent or received an email from. I'd really rather not ...
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IPhone iPod app: how do you get out of the iTunes store?

A question about the built-in iPod app on iPhone. Once you get into the iTunes mode (e.g. after clicking "get more episodes" on a podcast view) it seems you are stuck forever wandering the endless ...
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ZTE Connection Manager quits unexpectedly when opening to register internet key from Wind, on Macbook OS X Yosemite version 10.10.1 [duplicate]

I installed ZTE Connection manager (MF667) and when i open the app in my applications to register my simcard it opens the page but then keeps on quitting by itself within 2 seconds saying that "ZTE ...
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What app is this icon with a square and a black triangle?

I've seen this icon in a tutorial I watched on YouTube. What app is this icon? Have searched through Google Images but found nothing.
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Is there an iOS app that measures/reports the battery charging current?

I suspect my fake lightening cable charge my iPhone 5 much slower than my original lightening cable on the same charger. Is there an app that will display the current battery draw/charging current and ...
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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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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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WhatsApp crashes only when i stop interacting with it

I'm using a Jailbroken iOS 8.1 iPod Touch 5, and i'm using WhatsApp on it via the WhatsPad tweak. The IPA is original from my iTunes Store account Since some days ago, every time i enter WhatsApp, it ...
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Is it possible to get the native iPod Touch and iPhone apps on the iPad?

If like me you have an iPad and iPhone chances are you want some of the apps on both devices. For some reason the iPad has lost some of the apps, notably, Clock, Calculator, Weather, and Voice Memos. ...
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What do grayed-out app icons mean in iOS 7?

Every couple days on my iPhone 4 running iOS 7, I notice an app icon is slightly grayed-out. Here is an example with the clock app: When I open the app the icon goes back to normal immediately: ...
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In-app purchases of an app downloaded from a different country

A few months ago, I purchased a number of applications from iTunes US using a US-based credit card even though I'm not from the USA; from the PH, actually. (I used AmEx Virtual Pay offered by my local ...
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Apps stuck in pending update status?

I used my MacBook Pro and iTunes to download updates for my mobile apps. I then sync'd and the apps were updated. I verified they were updated through the device's Settings app. However, when I visit ...
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Pages - Why dont numbers like 6th format like they do in Word?

Whenever I type something that involves order, like 6th or 2nd, in Pages, I want it to be able to do the behavior that Word does, i.e, make the 'th' or the 'nd' part upwards of the number. Is there ...
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Can I start an application as another user without actually switching users?

Is there a way to start an application as another user so that the started application would use the other user's preferences/history/resources et al? For example: I've logged in as Alice and I'd ...
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How can I set a custom keyboard shortcut for an application

In an application, if I want to add my own keyboard shortcut for an application, is there anyway I could achieve that? I mean like a option from the application's bar. Hope I made sense.
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Does anyone know of a todo-list app that can sync via USB between iOS and Mac?

I've been looking for a todo-list app that can sync directly (via local/tethered USB) between my MacBook Pro (currently running Mavericks, upgrading soon to Yosemite) and iPod Touch 5 (running iOS 8). ...
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Can a SSH session be wrapped to appear as a distinct App?

Fluid can create a .app wrapper around a webkit instance to turn any web page into an OSX Application. This script can do a less thorough job with Chrome. Is there anything that can do this for a ssh ...
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Is there an iPod touch voice control app that can play music offline?

I recently bought a 5th generation iPod touch, but was dismayed to learn that I can't use Siri to play music in my car because it doesn't work offline. Is there a voice control app that I can use to ...
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How to view CPU clock rate in GHz or MHz?

I am looking to get the new 12″ MacBook and as a result I would like to know the clock speed (in GHz) my current MacBook Air (late 2010) is running at so I know the processor on the MacBook will cope. ...
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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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Looking for a decent time-tracking application for Mac

I am a freelance graphic designer and need to track the time spent on projects so I can bill my clients accordingly. There are a ton of services and applications out there but somehow none of them ...
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Circuit simulator tool for OS X?

Anyone know any circuit simulator tool for OS X like Simulink or Proteus?
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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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What is the icon on the desktop after I install an application?

I am very very new to Mac. Here is my question: I have downloaded VLC player and then I clicked on the dmg file. I moved the VLC icon to Applications folder in the opening window. Now when I start ...
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Cannot drag an app from Launchpad to trash

I recently had an app called ZipCloud appear in my Launchpad applications - overtime I drag it to trash, it simply goes back. How do I delete it? The page ...
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Open selected text in an iOS app?

I just got an iPod Touch 5G (iOS 8.2) and I would like to open text in an installed apps, e.g.; TextCrafter. Is that possible? Images can be opened in a number of apps but how to do it for text?
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My App is not visible on itunes connect

I added an app in itunes connect in the following URL: https://itunesconnect.apple.com/WebObjects/iTunesConnect.woa/ra/ng/app In the above mentioned url, i pressed '+' Symbox on top -> New iOS App A ...
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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 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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Can't delete apps that are no longer available in App Store

I have four apps that are no longer available in the App Store. They're not installed on my phone (which is fine). Every time I connect my iPhone to I get this message in iTunes: "Some of the apps in ...
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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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PowerPC applications no longer supported MacBook Lion

I have an interactive DVD that came with one of my college course books. I need to use this for some homework. When I try to open its says I can't run start projector because PowerPC applications are ...
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App crashes, dock icon remains, can't reboot, yet no process in ps aux to kill

I've been encountering an extremely annoying problem since I upgraded to Yosemite. FCPX (but I've been having reports of this problem on other computers with finder.app and safari.app) sometimes will ...