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Which is the best alternative for Dreamweaver in Mac? [closed]

I'm looking for a few freeware alternatives to Dreamweaver that I can use in my Mac that runs on OS X Lion. Shoot the best free, website development applications you know?
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iPad app with variable speed video playback?

I would like to watch recorded lectures at 1.7x of their original speed. Which app will allow me to do that?
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Microsoft Publisher: Mac Equivalent?

Microsoft Publisher is an excellent piece of software on Windows. Does a Mac equivalent of Microsoft Publisher exist in its own entity ?
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iOS speed tracker app

We all know running tracker apps, such as Nike Running, RunKeeper, Runtastic etc. But i need app with a bit difference in functionality. My ideal running application should track and report it to me ...
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Tool for creating .rar files on the Mac?

Is there any good, free program for OS X that can create RAR files? Preferably with a GUI. It seems there are plenty of options for extracting RAR files, but not that many for compressing them...
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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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What's a good Mac equivalent of WinMerge?

WinMerge is an excellent and very powerful file merging tool, but as the name would imply, it's Windows only. What's a good equivalent on the Mac?
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Any suggestions for an ultra-lightweight spreadsheet-like application?

Does anyone have a suggestion for an ultra-light spreadsheet application which is very fast and snappy? I do most of my deep analysis using advanced statistical programs and I manipulate ...
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Memory tester for Snow Leopard

Can somebody suggest a memory tester for Snow Leopard (10.8)? Command line or other doesn't matter, ideally something that doesn't have to be installed though (doesn't change the machine) and just ...
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mobile data traffic usage alert app showing push notifications under iOS 5

I am looking for an app to alert on mobile traffic usage over daily/monthly limit. I need it display push/system alerts (i.e. what to know that I hit the limit ASAP, not only when I open the data ...
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What's a good iPhone running app with a heart rate monitor?

I'm looking for a combination of an app like RunKeeper that tracks my running speed, with an app (+hardware?) to track my heart rate. I'm currently running with RunKeeper (to track my speed) and also ...
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5answers
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What's the best way to edit Microsoft Word documents on iPad?

I'm on the road and have the need to update my CV which is a Microsoft Word document. My CV is accessible via WebDav but I've also got it stored on the iPad using the Synology DS File app. What is ...
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What is your favorite word processor for the iPad?

I'm hearing some information about Elements and Pages, but I wanted to ask what you're using as a word processing app on your iPad. I'm currently using the Notes app, but I'd like to be able to work ...
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Are there any 'educational games and/or tools', that mainly focus on easily teaching and familiarizing the user with typing (10 finger) on a keyboard

I am looking for a game and/or tool (either one is fine, as long as it serves the educational purpose of teaching) the user/starter, to get used to type on a keyboard, then later advances their speed ...
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What's a good graphical SFTP utility for OS X?

I need a small graphical utility, using which I can ssh to a server and see all the files and copy and paste (drag and drop) into my local machine. I am running Snow Leopard.
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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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Stream iPhone camera video to a Mac

Is there an app that would let me stream the iPhone/iPad camera to my Mac? I need high quality so it can be recorded.
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Recommendation for simple project/task time tracking app

I'm looking for a very simple app to allow me to track my time on particular user-defined projects or tasks. However, my requirement is slightly different to those in questions such as Is there a ...
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Is there any Mac OS X software I could use to learn keyboard shortcuts? [duplicate]

I saw a program on Windows that helped the user learn keyboard shortcuts in various applications by reminding there is a shortcut every time he used a mouse to particular task. Is there some similar ...
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What OS X and iOS software combination tracks finances?

I was a long time Quicken user, tracking checking accounts and credit cards. I would enter all of my purchases on my phone and would sync regularly with my desktop. Two years ago, I switched to Mac ...
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Is there a software that can visually highlight focused windows more?

I do web development on my Mac and I tend to have lots of windows open. Even per application, I tend to have multiple windows opened (ie a Terminal window for tail -f error logs, one for ssh, and one ...
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GUI PGP / GnuPG application

I encrypt all of my documents before storing them in the cloud with GnuPG. My wife needs access to the documents, but running gpg -d foo.pdf.gpg at the command line is annoying to her. Does anyone ...
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Software to track income and spending on OS X and Android

There is this other question that asks about What OS X and iOS software combination tracks finances? But most of the software listed there is much to powerful (and complicated) for me. I just tried ...
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1answer
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Web browser or extension to move multiple tabs between windows in a single action

In Safari, I'd like to be able select multiple tabs at once, and move them all to an open or new window. Looking for extension (or magic Safari invocation) that can do this, I find no viable ...
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Censor bleep keyboard shortcut

I want the censor beep that you hear on TV to play continuously as a system sound when I hold down F12 on my MacBook. I make screen recordings for YouTube videos. Because I have brothers and sisters ...
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1answer
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I'm looking for an iphone alarm app with both programmable days and gradual alarm sound

It has to have days of the week to repeat alarms, i forget to set them otherwise. the default clock app has it. Alarms should get gradually louder, i'm sick of scrambling to silence the phone as soon ...
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App offering audible alarm for low battery on Mavericks?

I installed the update to Mavericks a few days ago, and while it's mostly been great there is no longer a sound that goes with the low battery warning. I have several programs which suppress the ...
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Is there any quick numerical data logger/collector on Mac?

For example, I may log in the battery percentage, my weight, or money. After some time of use, I may analyze the change with time. An example app on iOS is Loggr. I hope there is something similar ...
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What is the best scrobbler for Last.fm for my iOS device?

I would like to scrobble played tracks to Last.fm from my iPod touch. I currently use the official iTunes scrobbler, but it seems to drop data. What are the best iOS scrobblers for a jailbroken and a ...
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What personal finance apps work between iPhone, iPad and Mac?

One of my resolutions for 2014 is to keep better track of my finances. I'd like to use an iPhone app to do this. I've used a few personal finance apps in the past, but none of them do precisely what ...
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What are the best WBS and Gantt chart tool working cross platform?

I am searching for the good tools for creating Work Breakdown Structure and Gantt Chart that work cross platform because other people in my team use Window. So, this forces me to find cross platform ...
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What's a good Mac app for making timelines (Gantt charts)?

What's a good native Mac app for making timelines on Macs? I'm looking for an easy-to-use program that I can use to create timelines easily without delving into graphics programs like Illustrator. ...
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iOS apps for viewing generic map files

What are the iOS map-viewing apps that are compatible with the largest number of file formats for topographic maps and trail maps? (such as those found on the USGS website) I'm really looking for a ...
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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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Time tracking across devices with tagging

I'm looking for a quality time-tracking app/system. Here are the features I need: Works on both OS X and iOS with syncing (iCloud or Dropbox preferred) Includes tag/label system to allow for ...
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3D modeling application for Mac?

Background: I recently upgraded my Mac, and it happens to have a pretty nice graphics card (not that my old one wasn't nice ... in 2006). While I didn't upgrade my Mac for this purpose, it has ...
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Free or Cheaper Alternatives to Apple Remote Desktop 3

Apple Remote Desktop isn't a bad program. It's a bit overdue for an update, has some issues, but is an otherwise solid program. The big downside to ARD is the price, however. I'm trying to find an ...
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What's a good Windows RDP client for Mac?

I administer a number of Windows machines, and am trying to find a really good application to remote desktop in to them from my Mac. I've tried CoRD, and I really like its library approach to saved ...
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Personal financing iPad Apps [closed]

I need to find out about the best personal financing apps to track my daily expenses and to improve savings. There are ample amount of apps to track expenses, but I want find out what are the best ...
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Create “virtual” display for use with remote desktop

I frequently use Remote Desktop to access my home iMac from my university campus (using a 13" MacBook with resolution 1280x800). The iMac has two displays, the built in 27" 2560x1440 display and an ...
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What's a good program to batch resize 100,000 jpg images?

The program should run in batch mode to resize all files in a folder and then save new files to different folder. An option for setting jpg quality would be great, too.
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Free screen capture tool that has decent annotation

I'm looking for a free screen capture tool that has decent annotation. I want to be able to do the following: Highlight an area Dim everything but the selected area Draw arrows Blur selected areas ...
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Raise/lower/move/resize windows with mouse + modifier keys

I'm a longtime FVWM user over on the Linux side and have developed some keyboard + mouse shortcuts that I find very helpful in managing windows. Specifically: left click + command + shift = send to ...
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Mac App to display most recently added photo to folder

Is there any Mac app to display the most recently added image to a folder? The use case is a wireless camera card that sends the images to a folder, and we would like to see the image on a monitor.
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Is there a good / acceptable blog-publishing application on Mac OS X?

On Windows, there is the pretty good Windows Live Writer. I have always been told that there is no equivalent on Mac. What would be the best alternative? Some details about pros/cons, missing ...
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Grocery/List app for iOS with decent web application

I am looking for a descent iOS application that will allow me to sync my grocery list between my wife and I. I would like a solution that has a web application that we can use to enter all of our ...
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Can I run a torrent client + Plex Media Server as “services”?

I'm using an old iMac as a torrent client & Plex Media Server. But I would like those to run as "services", i.e., not as part of a User account, and without having to log in.
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Sort photo collection from iphone into folders by year, month and city/region

I'm using Photostream to wirelessly sync the photos on my iPhone to my computer. In time my photo collection grew bigger and bigger and since Photostream just dumps everything into one folder I'm ...
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LAN map for Mac OS X

I'm looking for a program that will create a visual map of my home network, I've found lanmap but it requires too many programs to be installed to be able to run. Does anyone knows a native Mac app ...
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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 ...