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What media player can handle both music libraries (AAC, MP3) and videos (AVI, MKV,…)?

Since iTunes is not capable of handling many video formats, I'm looking for an alternative that can replace iTunes, Quicktime and VLC. What media player for OSX is able to: organize a large music ...
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Seeking an alternative to the big browsers

Can anyone recommend any alternative web-browsers to the Big Three of Safari, Google Chrome and Firefox? I just want to try something new, because I'm not completely happy with the performance of ...
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Looking for iCloud note-taking app

I am looking for a note taking app with white text on a black background that works with iCloud. Apps for Mac and/or iOS will work. Any recommendation?
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Mplayer ios remote

I use mplayer to watch videos. Is there a remote app that can control the mplayer from an ipad? Just like Apple's Remote does for itunes
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Finding the Holy Grail of PIM. (Was: is there a good replacement for AddressBook Lion?)

The Address Book application in OS X Lion is sorely lacking in its ability to sync & combine contacts from different sources. Does anyone know of a good replacement? Update - My Holy Grail: I ...
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SNES Graphics Editor for Mac?

Does anyone know of an editor than can open/read SNES 4BPP graphics files? Or at least one that can convert to/from this format?
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Is there a Mac text editor that has live display of unique word count?

That is, it shows, while you type, the count of unique words. Not a count of all words. If the document had the words: The cat is in the hat which is in Toledo. It would show a count of 7. I ...
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What are some good open source text editors on Mac OS X? [closed]

I just recently switched from Windows and I must say that as much as I'm satisfied with the whole OS, I'm disappointed by the text editors so far (I've tried TextMate and BBEdit). So I figured I would ...
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App to block data usage on iphone

I was wondering if it was possible to block data usage completely when a certain data transfer limit has been reached? Does an app exist for that? I am aware there are some apps that allow users to ...
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What Lion maintenance utility should I use?

Im a huge fan of AppleJack, but I realize it doesn't currently support Lion. What is an lion supported equivalent? Im looking for a one-stop shop for all my Mac cleaning needs! Bonus marks for ...
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How to Automatic Backups of a MySQL Database

I am using the version of MySQL that came with Snow Leopard Server. I am running Time Machine on that server, but I know that it's not backing up the MySQL databases due to strict permissions issues. ...
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iOS app for toggling bluetooth when iPhone is plugged into dock

Are there any apps that will toggle bluetooth on/off when the phone is plugged or unplugged from power? I only use bluetooth in my car when it is plugged in the dock so that is the only time I would ...
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Remove useless files from a Mac

I want to find a way to delete all the useless files: binaries, log and cache files, duplicate files and app's leftover. How can I do that?
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Application development ON the iPod Touch?

I have a pretty long commute to work and own an iPod Touch. I figure it would be nice to do some simple programming on the way. I'm not picky on which language to code on. Also, I usually have no ...
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App for custom Gmail push notifications

Does anyone know of an app that can notify me of new emails in my Gmail in specific time intervals? I mean, I want to set up hour intervals when it is ok to receive notifications. I have researched a ...
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Automated iTunes tagging?

I'm looking for an app that alows me to quickly update tags from imported media in iTunes. Something like itunify used to when it was free. Nothing that automagically analyses the music and ...
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Monitoring power consumption on Mac

The Android OS monitors the power consumption of running apps and hardware (display). As you may guess, this is a useful feature as it allows to track down energy greedy apps. Is there an application ...
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Software to emulate Windows 7 on OS X, for developing

I need to load Windows 7 under OS X. These are my Macbook Pro's features: Mac OSX 10.7.2 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5 4 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 Which software would be the most suitable for me, considering ...
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Looking for a manga reader for the original iPad hardware

I'm currently using the app icomic with my 1st generation iPad and have used it for probably 2 years. It's decent, but it struggles to display very large images well. Specifically, the images become ...
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ClipX equivalent for Mac? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Good simple Clipboard manager ClipX is a Windows clipboard management application. The search feature would be incredibly powerful if I could find a suitable equivalent ...
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What is a camera app for the iPod touch geared towards filming video?

I know that there are several camera apps for iOS, but what's a good one for the iPod Touch? More specifically, I'm looking for an app for taking good video.
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iDevice as a Macbook remote control (remote desktop)

Is there any software application that allows iPhone or iPod Touch to be used as an advanced remote control for a Macbook Pro?
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Is there a HDD/Hard-Drive testing tool for mac?

I just found an external HDD in my shelf and want to sell it :-) Before this, I tried to delete all the files on the HDD, but the disk utility of Snow Leopard aborted with a known error "Disk Erase ...
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Image editor which can handle layer groups

What free image editors exist for the Mac, which can handle *.psd files and treats layer groups correctly (for example, GIMP just ignores layer grouping)?
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What is the best way to make free phone calls from an iPod touch?

I want to be able to make free phone calls from an iPod touch. I've used Google Voice for my computer, but it doesn't work for an iPod touch. How should I go about doing this?
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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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Text editor for iPad 2

I want to edit tab delimited text files with my iPad 2. I'm looking for an editor with visible spaces and line endings as well as Dropbox support. Anybody know of such a product offering?
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How can I see where a program writes to my disk?

If I want to uninstall a program and remove all trace of data it stored on my computer, is there a tool to see where a program has written data? I expect it isn't going to be possible after the fact, ...
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I'm looking for a quick entry TODO application that syncs across an iPhone and my laptop

I haven't been able to find the following feature set all in one place: offline access :: Something which guarantees offline changes aren't lost. quick entry :: I should be able to activate it with ...
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Maintain business contacts database on Mac and iPhone?

My wife organises amateur and semi-pro orchestras. She has a ‘database’ of about 600 musicians which she currently keeps in an OpenOffice spreadsheet on the Mac, with each player’s name, ...
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How can I find a list of games that are playable on my Mac?

I'm a casual gamer with a MacBook Air (fall 2010 13" model), I'd like to find some games that are playable on my Mac. Is there any software or website that makes it easy to find games with compatible ...
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How can I limit the headphone max volume on OS X?

So I hurt my ears from excessively loud music last week at work. I'm well aware of the volume down key of course, but I tend to crank it up too much throughout the day without noticing it. I need a ...
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1answer
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How can I view (offline) the full English Wikipedia on OS X?

I want to download the complete English Wikipedia (not just the 45,000 article version floating around) for viewing offline on my Mac. I have downloaded Okawix, and downloaded a torrent with ...
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Is there a relational database with GUI for Mac similar to Microsoft Access or the like? [duplicate]

I need a desktop database that will have a need for extensive 1-many, many-1, and many to many relationships. I've built this kind of app with Microsoft Access, which I don't love, but does combine ...
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Alternative to Windows Snipping Tool for Mac OSX

Is there something like the Windows Snipping Tool for OSX? For those, who don't know about the tool, it's an easy to use software to take snapshot of any portion of screen, and is really useful in ...
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An iOS app for JIRA that works

I am a Jira superuser, my company runs Jira and I am looking for a way to use it on the go. Unfortunately, none of the mobile Jira app I have been using seems to work with our setup. Does anyone have ...
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Office suite with spell check and dropbox sync for iOS?

I’m looking for an iOS app with spell-check that will allow me to edit Word documents and sync them with Dropbox. From reviews I’ve read neither Quick Office nor Documents to Go offer this feature. ...
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Is there a comprehensive recurring Notifications / Tasks app for iPhone?

I want to have configurable recurring tasks and notifications for those tasks. Eg, I need to trim the hedge once a week, but it doesn't matter whenabouts in the week that I do it. So I want a task ...
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Looking for an iPhone SSH app

Is there any FREE real SSH apps for iOS 5. There should not be any jailbreaking. I wanted something like these: iPhone SSH clients reviewed: iSSH, pTerm, and TouchTerm Three SSH terminal apps for ...
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Project Management Software recommendation [closed]

Is there any good project management software for MacOS?
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NTFS Read-Write App for Snow Leopard / Lion

I am looking out for an app that can read and write NTFS partition. I am using Snow Leopard, and will update to Lion (very soon). I have heard about NTFS Mounter, but I think there will be other ...
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Looking for tool/software to create HDR photos on OSX

does anyone know a good tool to create HDR photos on OSX? Freeware or paid? From Windows I know: Photomatix Pro Picturenaut FDRTools any hint?
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Is there a CVS client for Mac OS X?

Could anyone recommend me a free tool to use on OSX for keeping my CVS projects? I am using the integrated SVN on OSX for all my SVN projects; maybe there are similar commands on the terminal to ...
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What's your favorite multi - editor on OSX? [closed]

I was wondering if you could post your favorite code editor on OSX. I'm looking for something lightweight (no netbeans or eclipse) for fast editing multi languages. tag highlighting and code ...
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Looking for monitoring tool for app sales and trends - combining iTunes App Store and Android Market

I am currently on the search for a universal desktop application (osx if possible) that is tracking both my iOS developer account as well as my android market store account. I already tried a lot of ...
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Virtual DJ for a Wedding

Short of creating custom audio and a custom playlist, is there a way/app that will act as a virtual DJ for a wedding including things like introducing the guests who are going to speak, daddy/daughter ...
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Is there a free alternative to copilot that doesn't require the helpee to do anything ever

I want to set up my Grandfather's mac (running lion) so that it's got a vnc server always running that I can connect to anytime without any input from him. The point is to try to circumvent the hour ...
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Is there a decent application for personal finances that support multiple currencies on OSX?

I'd like to keep track of my finances better and wondering what good options there are out there. Preferably something that isn't geared towards Americans as my dollars tend to be Singapore ones and ...
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What iPad PDF reader can I use to highlight text?

What iPad PDF reader can I use to highlight text? I don't really care about annotations, saving, or transferring. It just helps me read better if I can highlight things. It does not look like I can ...
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Replacement for Quicken 2007

Now that I've upgraded to Lion, Quicken 2007 is history. I need a good replacement that automatically downloads credit card and bank statements from major cards and banks. I need to track investments, ...