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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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What orthodox file manager for OS X could I use?

I'm looking for a graphical file manager fro OS X, for console Midnight Commander is ok. I need two panels, function keys operations and preferably FTP and SCP support. Also, it would be great to be ...
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What software can replace AppleWorks on a new Mac?

I just purchased a new Mac Mini, replacing an ancient iMac with AppleWorks. I use that software for email, web-browsing, word processing, spreadsheets and an occasional database. Is there a package ...
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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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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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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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How to convert WMV to QuickTime MOV?

How can I convert a WMV (Windows Media Video) movie file to QuickTime MOV on OSX El Capitan? If possible I would prefer to use an installed program rather than an online program. Neither VLC nor ...
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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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Is there a way to record my iPad screen for free?

Good afternoon, I own an iPad 2 and a Macbook Pro. I am looking for a free solution to recording my iPad's screen from my computer. I plan to record the gameplay of various iOS games and upload them ...
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What's the best iPhone SIP apps work internationally and allow recording?

So far, Siphon is the best SIP app I've tried. MobileVOIP and TruPhone are very nice too (and don't need jailbreaking). Other apps offer at least some SIP features such as Nimbuzz, Fring, Viber and ...
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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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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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Native Mac timer app for Freshbooks

What's a Freshbooks-compatible native Mac time-tracking app that is still updated? I found a few that work on Freshbooks's site, but it looks like they haven't been updated in years. I can track via ...
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What's the best way to extract audio from a video file?

I am a huge fan of HandBrake. It is the epitome of simple. Select a video file (or DVD), select a preset, select an output path, click Start. A certain amount of time later relative to the size/...
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Is there an app available from the App Store (iOS) to find out the LAN speed?

I'm trying to see if it would be worthwhile to upgrade my PC computer to a 5 GHz wireless adapter. The only device I own that is capable of using the 5 GHz band is my iPad. So, I'm trying to see if it'...
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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 a good, full-featured EPUB to PDF converter?

There are tons of PDF to EPUB converters but almost no EPUB TO PDF. Only thing I've found is a free online converter (takes some time to upload, lacks the cover and the sidebar navigation) and a ...
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Are there any to-do-list-creating apps that allow for persistent task lists in Notification Center? Does Apple's iOS even allow for this?

Apple's iOS Reminders.app has the great functionality that it can list reminders in the Notification Center 24 hours in advance of the actual alert time. This is very useful, since it allows one to ...
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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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How do I post a screenshot from Mac OS X Lion on askdifferent?

How do I take a screenshot? On the other Mac I was using, grab was installed, but paying for screenshots seems excessive. System Software Overview: System Version: Mac OS X 10.7.5 (11G63) ...
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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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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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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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Is there a .eml email file viewer that can also save attachments?

I'm looking for a free .eml file viewer to just read email files and for extracting attachments. I don't want to use Mail.app as it requires account setup - when I click on a .eml file Mail.app opens ...
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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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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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Does anyone know of a Crystal Reports viewer app for iPad?

Right now I am using Logicity on my PC. I would like to know if there is a way to see Crystal Reports files on iPad. While there are ways to boot into windows and then run my file (use iTap / ...
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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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Are there any good TouchID enabled banking apps

Recently my online savings bank (CapitalOne 360, formerly ING Direct) forced me to change my credentials and now doesn't allow me to use a simple x-digit passcode to open my iPhone app. I have to ...
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Paint.NET alternative for Mac OS X

I would be extremely grateful to anyone pointing me in the direction of the Mac OS X analogue for the free Windows image-editing software Paint.NET. Basically the way I use it is I take lots of ...
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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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How to read the same book together on many iPads?

I would like to open a book and everyone will have the same view of the book when I turn pages, I want to work with my friends as a team. It would be cool if everyone could add notices. So how can I ...
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Are there any good iPad games for kids to learn numbers?

I'm looking for iPad games for my 4 year old daughter to learn numbers. I've tried many different games, like "Learn Numbers", "Counting101", "Animals Count", "Baby Phone", etc. but none of them are ...
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PDF software to read many documents side-by-side in iPad?

This thread is a part of the major thread about using iPad for education purposes here. When I do my homework, I often need to recap lecture notes and at the same time do assignments. Before my ...
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The best way to sandbox programs in OSX?

I know that this question have been discussed before on AskDifferent, but none of the threads really satisfied me. For Windows you have a wonderful program called Sandboxie http://www.sandboxie.com/ ...
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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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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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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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Any fun baby/toddler apps for Mac? [closed]

As soon as my two-year-old notices I turn my MacBook Pro on she jumps in my lap and wants to bang on the keyboard. I need recommendations for fun applications that would allow my toddler to play ...
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Best lightweight browser for OS X 10.4.11 iBook G4

I have an iBook G4 running OS X 10.4.11 and I really would like to watch youtube videos, but it is very choppy and generally impossible to watch! I've read over this thread: http://forums.macrumors....
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How to combine two images into one on a Mac?

Say I have two photos (or any images), for example with the following dimensions: +----------+ +----------+ | | | | | | | | |320 x 428 | and |...
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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 ...