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Sync ID3 ratings with ITunes ratings

I used MediaMonkey on windows system and It is an awesome application to play and manage your music. Recently I switched to Mac and iTunes is my primary music application. But recently I found ...
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Free OS X utility to scrape web sites?

I want to scrape all the pages and subpages of a web site (by scrape, I mean save all the online content to local HTML files). What is the best utility to crawl all the pages? Ideally, I would like ...
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Is there a single window application that can read CHM, PDF and DJVU?

I discovered recently that Preview.app can be configured so that it's using only one window for all documents, instead of one window per document. The drawback is that you can only read one document ...
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Mounting bluetooth as local drive

I know you can easily browse files on a device by using bluetooth, this is not what I wanna do. I want to mount the bluetooth device (an Android phone, for example) just like when I mount a usb drive ...
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Looking for a text editor with specific syntax highlighting features

I'm a pc guy, but I have a programming student who's got a mac. We have been using TextMate, but there are a few features missing that I either can't find, or that are not available in TextMate. In ...
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How To Sandbox Individual Applications On OS X Mavericks

I am trying to Sandbox Firefox on OS X. I know on Linux, you have AppArmor. On Windows, you Sandboxie. Is there something built into OS X that will allow me to Sandbox individual applications?
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Play Windows games on OS X

I have a mid-2012 MacBook Pro (non-Retina). I was a Windows user from 2001 until May 11th, and I used to play a lot of casual games for Windows, e.g. Big Fish's Mystery case files series (Ravenhearst ...
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Dropbox-like client for Macs to access existing FTP/WebDAV/CMIS storage

We have many users on Macs that access their files on one big non-Mac server that supports FTP/WebDAV/CMIS. PROBLEM: They can not use their files while not connected to the Internet. QUESTION: Is ...
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Cloud data backup tool

I'd like to automatically backup my mail (IMAP), my contacts (CardDAV) and my Calendar (CalDAV) from my provider to my local system. It should be a separate solution, nothing like "Export it from ...
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Recommend a network service monitoring application

I'm a network administrator for a medium-sized network. I'm looking for a fairly simple piece of software that will alert me (visually, by email, or some other mechanism) when one of the services on ...
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What are good bi-directional, real-time synchronization utilities between Mac local folder and web server?

I have an iMac that is connected to my local network (and, subsequently, the Internet) that has a folder named DocShare. I have a web server hosted off-site through a hosting company, with a similar ...
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Edit .PSD File on the iPhone

I have a .PSD file which needs to edited. It contains just two layers, one an image and the other a text layer. I want to edit the text layer. I read online Photoshop touch doesn't let you edit .psd ...
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Receive StackExchange notifications

Is there a way to receive notifications from StackExchange sites in the Notification Center in OSX?
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Can anyone make an iOS todo app recommendation

I am looking for a todo app that does the following: reoccurring daily tasks reminders via push notifications, if they aren't completed sync lists between multiple devices, and preferably multiple ...
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Can anyone recommend a hw/sw combination to allow me to preview a Component input with audio on a Mac?

Trying to find a way to take component video and audio output from a device, and preview it on-screen in a window. We don't need recording or encoding capabilities, but we would like as low latency ...
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Recording a Screenscast a webinar?

What are some good options for recording a screenscast or webinar? Often, but not always, they are delivered by goto meeting and are quite often put on during horribly inconvenient times for our ...
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Sound recorder for Mac OS X

I'm looking to record lectures with my MacBook Pro this year. Is there any good, free software that is capable of producing recordings from a potential distance?
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Looking for a good SSH apps for iPhone

I have been using a free SSH app on my phone for a little while but stopped because using VIM mostly broke it. Now after some updates I seems to have a limited number of key strokes before it expires. ...
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A calendar app that shows different projects side by side in columns?

I want to find an app (preferably for OSX and iOS) that shows all my different project calendars side by side in columns. For several years now, I've been using a spreadsheet: Every row is one day, ...
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Best offline maps for iOS 4.2.1 (iPod 2G)

I have a jailbroken iPod touch 2G running iOS 4.2.1. I tried City Maps to go and oMaps. First on did not work, second one did not offer much functionality. Is there any other app that I can try? ...
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How can I upload music from an iPhone to a PC without iTunes? [duplicate]

I am looking for an app that will let me transfer media from iPhone 5 to a PC without iTunes sync. It has 3 atributes that I like: works on any Windows upload media with no iTunes sync multiple iOS ...
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Super simple accessibility app for iPad/iPod Touch

My mother is now visually impaired and I've got an old iPad which I want to turn into a "audiobook station" for her. However, with the vision problems, operating the Music App turns out to be ...
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Is there a app or software to do random photo selection on iphone or mac?

I am looking for an app on iphone to do this: I can select a bunch of photos into the app I click a button Then the app will randomly pick a photo from what I have selected and show up in the ...
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Breadboard Software?

I am learning how to do some beginner work with electronics, so I am looking for a breadboard. Now I know I can go down the local RadShack and pick one up, but in doing so, I'll spend $20 on a board, ...
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What options exist for ad free web browsing on iOS?

In OS X I can use extensions in most browsers to block ads. This offers an distraction free browsing experience. For example: In Safari, Chrome and Firefox I can use Adblock or Adblock Plus. Both ...
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What different Stack Exchange apps exist for iOS?

How do you access apple.stackexchange.com from your iOS devices? What apps do you use and what is good/bad about them?
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What is a good GTD app with cloud sync on iPhone, iPad, and Mac?

I am looking for a good GTD (todo/task/project management) app that has cloud sync. I'd like it to be on my iPhone, iPad and Mac. Web app would be nice, too. OmniFocus is the closest thing I've found ...
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Looking for a offline app to learn Spanish

I'm looking for an app to learn Spanish offline. I want to hear it while driving, so it's basically MP3 based, and not interactive. Do you have any recommendation?
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How can I keep copies of my iCloud documents in Dropbox?

More and more of my favorite apps are beginning to include support for document syncing via iCloud. I like the idea of using iCloud to store my documents, but for several reasons I'm not ready to ...
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Password managers for iOS

With the whole Heartbleed mess, I figured it was about time to start using a password manager. After doing some research, here is the list of things that I want and don't want in this kind of ...
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Is there an iPad PDF Reader app that has autoscroll?

I read stacks of PDFs on my iPad and I have downloaded (and paid for) a few PDF readers hoping to find an auto-scroll feature, without luck. Does anyone know of any iPad app that can auto-scroll ...
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Do any OS X apps ease Search and Replace across multiple files?

I'm looking for an OS X tool which allows me to search and replace a search string in multiple files. The requirements are the following: Search and Replace Search by regular expression Search ...
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Lightweight PDF reader with auto refresh

I'm looking for a PDF reader that is both light weight and automatically updates the PDF to pickup background changes (e.g. when a LaTeX file is edited and compiled). There are two very good choices ...
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How can I view locations of layers in PSD files without photoshop on osx?

I have some PSD files I had produced, but I don't have the positions of the layers aka images that were produced aka buttons etc. I don't have photoshop. I have tried gimp and pixelmator, but they ...
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What Mac apps are capable of managing SQL Server databases?

I'm looking for a Mac app that has capabilities similar to Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise Manager. The app should be capable of the following: Create and administer SQL Server databases, objects, ...
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What file comparison tool can I use under OS X?

My favorite file comparison tool was Beyond Compare but since I recently switched to OS X, i'm no longer able to use it and I'm looking for an alternative, preferably a free one. Update: I made the ...
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Is there a decent icon editor for OS X capable of editing .icns files?

The software for editing icons needs to run on OSX Lion.
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Mac OS X: How to merge pdf files in a directory according to their file names

I want to merge several hundred pdf files in a directory automatically according to their file names. E.g. The files 1000.1.pdf 1000.2.pdf 1000.3.pdf 1000.x.pdf should be merged into 1000.pdf and ...
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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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CCleaner free equivalent on OS X?

Do you know a free (as in freedom) CCleaner equivalent which works on Mac OS X Mavericks? I've searched but found nothing.
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Is there free software for recognizing a song when it plays?

I have few .mp3 file that have no name or have a wrong name(artist name and song name) is there any free software exist to recognized what exactly this song is(by playing the song and this software ...
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Is there an OS X equivalent to iOS's Remote App?

Is there some equivalent to Apple's (iOS) Remote App for the desktop (running OS X)? I.e. some – preferably small – application to control an iTunes instance which is running on another Mac? Maybe ...
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iPhone app for recording spending and sharing data with others

I'm looking for an iPhone app to record everyday spending. I also hope that it can be shared by multiple person, for example, my parents and me could record our own spendings (via different iPhones), ...
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How can I display the date on actual photos taken with iPhone?

I need some photos that I have taken to be dated. The date must be displayed on the actual photo (in a similar fashion to how one would think of film photos), but I have no idea how to do this? My ...
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Suggestions for a Comprehensive Network Monitoring Solution

We are looking for something that can provide a view (GUI or CLI) of all network traffic on our network. We are running all Apple computers, with SonicWall routers. Essentially, we'd like to have ...
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Free firewall and network monitor Application like the LittleSnitch? [duplicate]

I am searching for a good free firewall and network monitor as the littlesnitch but I can't pay for this app. I want a firewall that will protect me but more of that to monitor any connection in or ...
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Editor or notes application with Markdown support?

Are there any editors or notes applications out there that support Markdown? I am often having to make notes or documents where markdown formatting would be ideal, and have gotten into the habit of ...
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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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PuTTY Equivalent for Mac

Is there a good PuTTY (free telnet / ssh client) equivalent for OS X? I know that I can just use terminal and an ssh command, but I want some sort of application that will store connection info, ...
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Is there a good one hand typing Mac app?

Is there a (decent) Mac app that I could use to learn one handed typing?