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Is there any Software on mac similar to Minitab? [closed]

Minitab is a statistic analysis software on Windows. Is there any Software on mac similar to Minitab ?
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Folder management app for iPhone photos?

Is there any iPhone app available that allows you to create folders in iPhone while using their Photos app? It is kind a annoying that every time I must connect to iTunes and do the folder ...
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Is there a practical ePub book reader program for Mac OS X?

Adobe Digital Editions has some capabilities but is essentially an orphaned product with no support. Stanza only displays text in ePub books, and again, is an orphaned product with no support. ...
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Potential macbook convert - windows on mac?

I'm in the market for a new laptop and so have a few queries. What I'm after is a high res screen (when I say high res I mean I want better than 1280x800) and good battery life. Obviously this tends ...
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Native Foreign Exchange Trading Software [closed]

Know anyone any foreign exchange (forex) trading software native for OS X? (Not Windows emulated).
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How can I combine multiple photos into a single image on my iPhone?

I want to combine multiple photos like this I tried many apps like diptic, picstich and many more. But they all combine like this. Just a bit of clarification: I don't want to create panorama, ...
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How to track hardware resource usage statistics on OS X?

Are there any applications that persistently track statistics like those displayed with iStat Menus (network, CPU, RAM, temperature, etc.)? Having this data would be cool on its own, but it would ...
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How do I connect to a Windows Remote Desktop with a Terminal Services Gateway in OS X?

The Microsoft-provided RDP client here: http://www.microsoft.com/mac/remote-desktop-client Does not support connecting via a Terminal Services Gateway. Are there any other options?
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Is there any software like 'Network Magic' for Mac?

I really like Cisco's 'Network Magic' software; but the site says they no longer support Mac.. Does anyone know of any software like it, that is supported on Mac?
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Is there an OS X equivalent to the web debugging proxy Fiddler?

I do web development on Windows for my day job, and I rely a lot on Fiddler, which is web debugging proxy. What is an equivalent tool for OS X?
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C++ application for iPad

I came across an iPad2 application that allows a user to write Python programs on their iPad. Though this framework was only limited to Python's maths functions I was wondering if there is a similar ...
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Which command-line packages do you need? [closed]

I generally have one of Fink, MacPorts, Homebrew installed. Most often for a single, small, and trivial package. I've found that all my day-to-day software exists in OS X versions. So, which non-OS X ...
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Mounting iPad filesystem in Linux?

Is it possible to mount the core filesystem used on the iPad on to my linux box? There is an application named DiskAid which does this for Windows and Mac, so it is accessible, just a matter of how. ...
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App for eye-friendly eBook reading on iMac or MacBook?

Is there any program that allows a user to read eBooks or PDFs in a way that does not bother the eyes, pretty much like what Kindle does? Maybe by reducing the illumination of the monitor and using ...
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What are the great iPhone apps to discover new music?

Back in the days I used Last.fm suggestions but they are way too generic and aren't useful to me anymore. I switched to RYM and its recommendation engine is much nicer, however I'm also looking for ...
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What are the best disk cloning tools?

Money is no object. I want a bit for bit perfect copy of a hard drive/partition which is bootable (is either possible) to be used in a backup regimen. I have heard of some tools but your ...
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Anyone know a super easy .mp3 cutter?

I am looking for a super easy app for cutting .mp3 files, and setup fadeout at the end. Like Ringer, but this is for ringtones. plus the time is limited and I can't export mp3 files with it. But you ...
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Russian-english / english-russian dictionary

Could anyone propose any RU-EN/EN-RU dictionary application compatible with iPod 1g (iOS 3.1.3)? Paid or free, doesn't matter, but need some good one (with big amount of words and handy/fast UI)
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How do I set up an IRC server on OS X for my local network?

Is there a nice way to set up an IRC server for my wireless home network, running on an old Mac Mini? On other forums people have recommended compiling IRCD-Hybrid for OS X. I have Homebrew installed ...
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App For Fixing Broken Links in iTunes

Using the technique described in this post: http://paulmayne.org/blog/2007/11/how-to-remove-broken-or-dead-tracks-from-itunes/ I was able to get a list of all of my broken links in iTunes. The vast ...
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Any DvdFab/DvdShrink comparable program for Mac?

I want to rip a dvd (and/or blu-ray) to an ISO, but remove some of the features on the disk (i.e. menus, extra features). DvdFab and DvdShrink for Windows allow users to do this. Any similar ...
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What product is used in OSX to edit word or openoffice documents and also works with PDF?

I want to be able to copy portions of PDF file and paste into another document like MS Word format document. The important thing is that any portion that is copied must preserver original formatting ...
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I'm looking for a good, lightweight email client

I'm looking for a good, lightweight email client. What do you guys recommend?
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Window saver for Mac OS X

Does anybody know of any software for Mac OS X which will save your program windows, so when you boot up again you can return to the same windows? This would be a huge help since as a developer I ...
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Is there any way to apply open-ended keyword tags to songs in iTunes?

Other iLife apps like iPhoto already support this functionality, like assigning "vacation" or "mountains" keywords to certain photos. Is it possible to add tags to songs in iTunes without resorting ...
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How can I track detailed analytics for my iTunes Library?

Is there a way to view an "iTunes Analytics Dashboard" or some type of plugin that would have similar capabilities? There's all this really good data locked up in iTunes, from Play Counts to Ratings ...
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Video broadcasting application for OS X

I need tips on a good application that you can stream "live" video and publish that on a website. The source is raw video from a video mixer and i will have my os x machine in the middle and then out ...
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Can the Kinect be used as a control interface for Mac OS X?

Is there software and/or drivers that support using the Kinect to replicate the same behavior triggered by the Multitouch gestures? Would it be possible for me to swipe my hand leftward in the air and ...
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Which text editors take advantage of Lion's Versions feature?

I've been a fervent user of Textmate for many a year, and I hope to continue to be one. However, the versions feature of OSX seems like a great and easy to use idea. I'm mostly doing HTML, CSS and ...
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Can I control the shutter speed of a photo from an iPod Touch 4th gen?

Is there a Camera app that will let me control the shutter speed of a 4th gen iPod Touch? Camera+ for some reason doesn't support this. Edit: I mean shutter speed, not exposure.
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Installing LaTeX on iMac

For years I have been a LaTeX user on Ubuntu. I want to know how to install/use LaTeX on Mac. I generally use it to write mathematically intensive documents and make slides (on beamer). In future I ...
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Mac software for developing a product video

I'm looking to develop a video for a software application that I make. I'm willing to spend a lot of time learning the software, so features are more important than simplicity. I've got access to the ...
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Finding iPad games that can be played over the internet

What is the best way to find new iPad games that can be played over the internet? (Not splitscreen, not bluetooth, not WiFi, only the ones that can be played over larger distances) (I know there are ...
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Split bootable ISO

I am a user of Windows and I want to use MAC OS X. I have an ISO image of MAC OS X but the size of an ISO image is more than 7 GB which is not writable on single DVD. I don't have dual-layer DVD ...
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Application to Brainstorm in Corkboard mode

I'm looking for an application similar to a mind mapping piece of software but that lets me view the notes as cards on a corkboard, being able to connect between them. The feature is shown here on ...
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Equivalent to Windows' Baretail

Is there any alternative to Windows' Baretail? What I am looking for is a graphical Baretail? Actually, I don't really care that it is graphical but I want to be able to have colors (lines with ERROR ...
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Is there an FM radio app for the iPhone?

I am planning to buy an iPhone, but the one thing missing is FM radio. Is there a way to listen to FM radio on the iPhone?
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Font properties of text layer in PSD file — possible to inspect without Photoshop?

I want inspect (and just that, without editing this layer) which font, size, color etc. were used in a given text layer in PSD file created with Photoshop. Is this doable without Photoshop.app? ...
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Monitoring network usage of individual applications?

I want to monitor each application's network/internet usage on my Mac. Sort of like how Activity Indicator shows total upload/download usage -- but I also want to know particular application usages. ...
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best free desktop gadget to get exchange rates

I am new to Mac OS X. Is there any good desktop app or dashboard widget which displays latest exchange rates like Windows 7 gadgets on right side.
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What's a good SSH tunneling client for OS X?

I've using SSH Tunnel manager to easily set up and stop port tunneling over SSH to various servers at my company. That saved me the pain of opening up a new terminal window which will hang out there ...
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What tool can I use to manage notes and/or bookmarks for a collection of PDF files?

I am doing some research and I do put lots of notes and bookmarks in the books (PDF files). I am looking for a tools that will allow me to see and search inside all these notes. I supposed that this ...
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What is the best way to view Wikipedia offline on the iPad?

I'd like to view most articles of Wikipedia while I'm offline. I understand that it doesn't have to be or probably could be all articles, but a good subset would be nice.
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Bookmark a POST request

Certain online shops I use don't easily allow you to bookmark an Order Status page. That's because they use a POST request to access that info. So, the order number is not encoded in the URL. Which ...
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iPad PDF Reader with annotation support?

I have to read lots of PDF books on my iPad but I also need to make notes (annotations), notes that I want to be able to transfer to the Mac later. What solutions do I have for this? Please do not ...
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Modern VJ Software

I've been playing around with GrandVJ and it's reasonably compelling software. My initial problem is that it's corrupted my video output twice already in the first few days of using it, requiring a ...
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What are some unusual uses of the MacBook trackpad?

You know, the MacBook has such a beautiful trackpad. Are there applications that use its power for music-making, drawing, or anything else unusual?
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Help me manage my bookmarks?

I find myself bookmarking webpages on my MacBook often, with the intent of reading them later. The problem is that my bookmarks end up in the bookmarks bar and then are lost as new ones are ...
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Is there a desktop twitter client that has a built in browser?

I really like the iPad version of twitter, in that it opens up links to the right of your stream. No need to go anywhere else. Of course, the new browser based client opens photos on the right. But ...
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Risk vs benefit of using LastPass on Chrome in OS X?

Some time ago I made the switch from Firefox to Google Chrome. When I was on Firefox I was a heavy user of LastPass. Part of the reason was that Firefox didn't use OS X's excellent Keychain Access ...