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Alarm application using the maximum possible volume level

The iPhone's alarm shares its volume with the ringer, and I don't want the ringer volume to be too loud. I am looking for an alarm application for iPhone using the maximum possible volume level. ...
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duplicate image: find the same image in different resolutions (low, middle and hq)

There are lots of Open Source (brew) and App Store software about duplicate image finder. Mostly they do things like a checksum on files. I have a different use case. I have the same image in lot of ...
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PDF reader for Mac that handles bookmarks well

I have a couple of PDFs that are composed of scanned images of books. So there is no table of contents for jumping directly to the chapters. As a workaround I bookmark the page where a chapter starts, ...
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See hundreds of installed font quickly

Back on Mac OS 9 I used to have a great font browsing tool that allowed me to preview hundreds of fonts very quickly. Each font would only take up one line of text and everything was on the same page. ...
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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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TextEditor with Overview of Search Tool's Result?

I am trying to find a texteditor which can give an overview of Search Tool's Result. I find the current situation of TextMate problematic You cannot see the section of one search result without ...
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Is there an iOS alternative to HTC's Zoe?

I'm considering a switch back to iPhone and iOS from my Android powered HTC One (M7) phone. HTC created a super cool app called Zoe. I'm wondering if there is an equally good alternative to Zoe on iOS....
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Recommendations for OS X Home Design software [closed]

Need to do a renovation and the contractors are all using different names for the same rooms. SketchUp doesn't seem like "real" 3D because when you delete something, its outlines remain. I have very ...
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Can I edit/create a PDF's Table of Contents with freeware?

I have a PDF with a number of parts. I would like to create a Table of Contents to navigate the PDF with ease. I would like to do on a Mac this with freeware. (A command-line program would be great.) ...
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Multi monitor dock solution

I'm looking for a decent multi monitor (currently 2) solution for Mac OS X. As I am constantly switching between Windows (work) and Mac (home/side projects) I am badly missing something like ...
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PDF presentation app for iPhone

I am searching for an app to present PDF files on an external monitor (via the Lightning to VGA adapter) from an iPhone. The app should provide similar capabilities as PDF Expert's presenter mode ...
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download WineBottler with AdBlocker (Privoxy and Adblock Edge)

Because of security (malware) I run two ad blockers. System wide proxy Privoxy and browser plugin Adblock Edge. I wish to download WineBottler 1.8-rc4 Development and I received this strange error ...
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Looking for a magnifier app on iPad

For my Dad, who is losing sight, I'm looking for alternatives on the iPad for this: http://www.visualinktech.com/products-clover7.html An electronic magnifier for magnifying paper articles. I found ...
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Recommendation for a good Mac eBook reader for tech books

I would like a good eBook reader specifically for technical books for use on my Mac. I use Kindle and Calibre, but I like to read tech books more on my computer so I can play around with code at the ...
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Format menu bar time to english words

I saw this screenshot of someone's menu bar and their time formatting is set in readable English. Is this a this party app or a setting / script I can run on OS X?
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Free alternative to Focus?

I use Stayfocus'd (for Chrome) and Selfcontrol currently to boost my productivity. On Stayfocusd, I've blocked multiple domains to restrict myself. For example I blocked *harvard so I can't access ...
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lshw or lspci for Mac OS X

What's the closest alternative to something like lshw or lspci on Mac OS X? The closest thing I know of is system_profiler but it spits out way too much unnecessary information.
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Software to track home renovation

I am looking for a solution to track the expenses incurred and documents generated from a home renovation and haven't found anything that works yet. I would like to: Link a list of all expenses to ...
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Light-weight system monitor tool/app for OSX, Conky alternatives [duplicate]

On common UNIX-like computer operating systems there was extremely flexible/customizeable/lightweight tool for System Stats monitoring, called Conky. I'd like to find alternative system monitoring ...
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What is the architecture CAD app that was shown in the iPad Pro video

In the video for the iPad Pro, there was an architecture app that was shown several times. I assume this is some CAD or floor plan tool available for the new iPad. When I checked on the experience ...
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Folder-based foto management software for local use

You'd think that there is more than enough foto management software out there. But for quite a while now, I have struggled to find MacOS software suitable for my requirements. The management ...
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Is an ISO file a stand-alone operating system that can be installed on its own? [closed]

I can not figure out if an ISO file is Independent. I am in a college course of which is for my curriculum for Networking Technology.
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Any alternatives to Essentials (Mac app for shortcut management)?

I like Essentials as I can add shortcuts of frequently used files, Evernote link, even color Hex code to it. I can group them into tabs and toggle the view with a keyboard shortcut. However, it ...
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Gpx visualizer recommendation

I'm an amateur GIS enthusiast who maps my runs, hikes and urban explorations all over the place. I have accumulated hundreds of GPX files which I enjoy visualizing in different programs - but all of ...
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Better Android File Transfer program

I need a way to hook up my android phone to my Mac and generate preview of the files when they reside on the device. The Android File Transfer program lacks view by icon. That is, I cannot see ...
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iPhone camera app to document wear and tear of items?

I'd like to document the wear and tear of everyday items. For that, the photos taken must be taken from similar distances and angles. Is there an app that helps achieving the right angles and distance,...
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OS X - TodoApp with shortcut that can popup on any space/desktop?

I'm fairly new to the Mac world. I really love the multiple desktop feature. Unfortunately, every todo application I've tried takes me to the regular desktop when I want to use them, or on their own ...
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Iphone app to ask callers a question before ringing?

I'd like to have an app answer all calls, ask callers an arithmetic question, hang up when they get it wrong, and ring me when they get it right. Background: I receive a lot of robocalls from ...
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Auto iPad downloader for videos

As many people, I have to make long trips between my work and my home using public transportation. During my work hours I usually find videos from youtube using my computer I will like to see while ...
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JSON viewer for OS X

I am looking for a JSON viewer for OS X that can: open decently large files (e.g. > 10 MB), unlike the JSON Editor Eclipse Plugin (take over 1 minute to generate the treeview for a 500 KB JSON file)...
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Sort photos of receipts from my other photos

I have to take photos of all my receipts to get reimbursed. I'm often too lazy to put them in a particular folder, and now my slot has caught up with me. Are there any apps that can find a check or a ...
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Best way to import analog video tape to Mac?

I want to transfer my family's analog video tape collection to digital form on my Mac (mid-2014 MacBook Pro). Unlike the asker in Best way to import analog video (VHS) to Mac, my goal is not to ...
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Does any such software exists that allows me to choose different environments?

I do not know what type of software this would be considered as, but what I am basically looking for is software that will open a certain set of applications based off of the environment I choose? I ...
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Paint.NET for Mac for pixel by pixel art creationg

Does anyone know any Mac alternative that has the exact features that Paint.NET has when it comes to creating pixel art, and free? With Paint.NET I'm able to select whatever pixels in the grid to ...
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Video streamed webcam development software & tutorial?

Here is the problem: I work in a school and manage the "Writing Center" in the library. I need a camera pointed at the Writing Center cameras that streams to a webpage. Teachers will be able to click ...
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Download >4GB file from Web to iOS device

I need to download a very large file (XCode dmg) using an iOS device (currently no broadband Internet connection at the office). ALL "Downloader" type apps I've tried so far break at 4 or even 2 GB. ...
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RFID reader connected to Mac OS X to call web API. Possible?

I need to implement a solution where a reader connected to a Mac OS X device (iMac or similar) and triggers a call to a web service (some kind of API that I'll provide). Scenario: This device should ...
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Is there an OS X application that overlays a grid onto the screen?

When I am assessing the readability of scanned documents, I would like a transparent grid overlaid on top of my screen that shows perfectly parallel lines, as opposed to crudely "eyeballing" it. The ...
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Is there a Mac app similar to the iOS Utiful app?

The Utiful app is a complementary photo library for iOS devices, enabling easy and fast organization of photos in folders. You can freely move photos between the Camera Roll and the Utiful folders (...
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Converting .VCF to .CSV

I'm trying to get a group of contacts from BusyContacts to MailChimp. I have exported the group as a VCF file. Now I need to convert that VCF file to CSV. When I open my VCF file in a text editor, it'...
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Batch modifying file metadata

I'm looking for an application or command line tool that can batch edit file metadata. I have some audio files recorded using a recorder that was off by 1 hour, and I want to modify the creation date ...
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Looking for a Billings Pro alternative [closed]

Like the title says, i'm looking for a program (preferably free!) that has similar features to Billings Pro. I'm a part-time web developer and it was unnecessary to have to pay for Billings Pro just ...
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Antivirus for OS X 10.6.8

I have a laptop with OS X 10.6.8, and it needs anti-virus. I went to the App Store, but everything wants 10.7 and later. I need a software recommendation.
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Edit text in PDF

I tried multiple times to find easy PDF editor for Mac. I am looking for an application which can simply allow me to change some words in the PDF (Preview cannot do it). Please, pay attention that ...
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PDF reader that refreshes at updates and stays put

I am looking for a pdf reader which refreshes when the pdf is updated, while staying (roughly) at the same page it was before the refresh. Skim, Adobe and Foxit don't refresh. Preview does refresh, ...
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Using a draw pad with OneNote for Mac

I have the newest mac book air, running El Capitan. I was wondering if there were any draw pads that were comparable with Microsoft's OneNote? Also, if there is even a draw function in the Mac version ...
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How can I sync Saved searches to an external hardrive

Is there an Mac tool I can use to sync saved searches/smart folders to a external hardrive? Note: I've tried time machine but I can't include the saved searches. With time machine I can only exclude ...
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Mac Software to Search / Replace within a Project [duplicate]

0 down vote I haven't been able to find what I need. For me. A project is a client. Their entire html / css / js website. I need to maintain various search / replace values at a project level. ...
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What apps let you play a youtube video at 2x speed?

I've learned to like 2x video playback on my computer, but the official YouTube iOS app doesn't suggest that option. What ways are there to watch youtube videos at custom speeds on iPad / iPhone?
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iPhone video app that lets you switch from front to back (in) camera mid recording?

Does anyone know of any iPhone (6) camera apps that lets you flip from the front camera to back camera whilst recording a video please? The standard camera does not, and I can't seem to find any ...