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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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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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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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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: ...
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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 ...
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Background time tracking application

I've a bad memory, therefore I can't recall where I spent my time during last day, last week and definitely not last month. However I still need to log my hours and generate reports to track the ...
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Is there a good automatic time tracking tool for Mac OS X

I'm searching for an automatic time tracking tool for Mac OS X. I regularly mess up manual time tracking with timers etc., so I want something more automatic: The application should run in background ...
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bandwidth shaper or bandwidth controller App for Mac OS X

I'm looking for a bandwidth/packet throttle/shaper program with the following features: Similar to Windows-based Netlimiter. GUI based and not terminal or command line. Shows list of all ...
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Is there an app that's similar to Calendar + Wunderlist?

I'm constantly switching between the two, and it's driving me crazy being so disorganized. I use Wunderlist as a to-do list. I'll create a list, titled with the date, and list the things I need to do ...
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iPhone video app that lets you switch from front to back (in) camera mid recording?

Does anyone know of any iPhone (6) camera apps that lets you flip from the front camera to back camera whilst recording a video please? The standard camera does not, and I can't seem to find any ...
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Download Manager for Mac OS X

What is a good Download Manager for Mac? Are there free ones available?
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Scan lot of documents and output them in PDF

I have a lot of documents I would like to scan to produce PDFs. Some of them are single-page, others are multi-pages. As of today, I'm using Image Capture for this purpose but I don't find it to be ...
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Free app to detect & delete duplicate files from my Mac

I am just wondering is there any way to find duplicate files on my Mac? For example: when I download something from bittorrent, some unnecessary files also download along with the main file with ...
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Fast, fault-tolerant program/utility for massive file transfer

I'm copying 2 TB from one Thunderbolt external hard drive to a USB3 external hard drive. I started the process using command line program rsync with option -avz but this was very slow. I'm wary of the ...
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Is there a good syslog viewer for mac?

I have many devices from which I want to get logs using a syslog server hosted on my iMac. To get in touch with logs and analyse them, I am looking for a good syslog viewer for mac which have the ...
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Is there an OS X 'tail' tool that can monitor remote log files?

I am looking for a visual tail tool that can monitor several local or remote log files. Optional features that interest me: color highlight based on log error level, coloring for special words, ...
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Is there an app that will make my (jailbroken) iPhone vibrate when a call is answered?

I have an jailbroken iPhone and I want it to make a little vibration when the other participant answer the call so I don't have to hold it near to my ear while the phone is dialing. I found this ...
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Clipboard manager that syncs to iPhone?

There are many clipboard managers for Mac, but I'm looking for one that immediately makes my clippings (text, at least) available on iOS. Is there such an app?
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What open source video editing software packages are available for the Mac?

What are open source video editing softwares available for the Mac? I have used Pitivi, AVS on other systems.
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An app for iPhone to share photos as thumbnail galleries

I am using Dropbox to sync pictures from iPhone to my Macbook and that works nice. However, sometimes I take pictures just to post them on some forum and it would be great to have an app, where I ...
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How to clone an audio CD (including pauses between tracks) under Mac OS X Mountain Lion?

I need to clone an audio CD, including the defined pauses between tracks. Under Linux, cdrdao would do the trick for me, but I cannot get the version from MacPorts to work — it will not read ...
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Darken Background Illumination When There is No Window

I have a MBP in a dualscreen setup with the laptops display as secondary. I'd like to know if there is an application that dims the display's illumination when there is no window drawn on the laptop.
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Free Mac database software similar to FileMaker

I am used to using FileMaker on a friend's computer, but I don't have it on mine, and at the moment I can't afford to buy it. Is there anything free out there that is similar? I am in the process of ...
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Display interactive notifications (with buttons) via Terminal

I'd like to let my bash shell scripts to display gui notifications with two buttons that the user can click and then execute some commands depending on the button pressed. What options exist?
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Is there free, system-wide http/https proxy software for OS X?

I need to forward all my traffic trough a HTTP/HTTPS proxy in order to connect to a VPN. I can only connect to that VPN using a HTTP/HTTPS proxy. Is there something free that I can use to achieve ...
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“Database” report writer for Numbers?

I serve on the Board of a Baroque Orchestra and have begun helping them get organized. The management of the orchestra does not have extensive technical skills so I've endeavored to help provide them ...
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Saving a Safari page as a PNG image

Is there some way in Safari, possibly via a third-party extension, to save the running contents of a Web page as a PNG image? I understand I could print the page to PDF and use Preview to export it ...
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iOS app for exporting HomeKit data?

I have bought an Elgato Eve HomeKit-compliant weather sensor. It works well enough but unfortunately its accompanying app does not support data export. From what I understand about Apple HomeKit, ...
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Is there an application like Connectify for Mac OS X El Capitan?

here is a well known app for Windows named: Connectify, used to share a wifi connection between a computer that only has wifi with other devices which requests that connection from the computer. ...
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Start menu + taskbar for Mac OS X

I am looking for a start menu and taskbar for Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) with as many following features as possible (approximately ordered by descending importance): Start menu: Multi-column ...
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Looking for a decent time-tracking application for Mac

I am a freelance graphic designer and need to track the time spent on projects so I can bill my clients accordingly. There are a ton of services and applications out there but somehow none of them ...
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SFTP client for OS X for updating external website

I do update a website for my company, and for that I currently have the following workflow: Make a local mirror of the external website Update files in the local mirror that is going to be updated ...
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Is there an app such as GoodReads for movies?

I like the app GoodReads, and I'm looking for something similar for movies. Is there any app you can suggest me? It should be able to make a collection of the movies I saw/own and to share lists, ...
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Activating NightMode (Do Not Disturb) at a designated time of night?

I am often on call for work, if my phone rings it's very important that I can answer it. I set the ringer on loud when I go to bed to wake me if called. However the contract only covers certain ...
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Mac CRM software with iCloud Contacts integration

I'm looking for basic customer relationship management (CRM) software that syncs with iCloud Contacts. I'm not looking for software that imports contacts into its own proprietary database. I'm seeking ...
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iPhone app that is similar to the Samsung Galaxy Note's Camera features

My mom loves the in built camera app on my Galaxy Note 4 in particular the filter which allows you to instantly remove blemishes she recently got an iPhone 6s Plus and while the camera is good it ...
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Launching/showing calendar from the menu bar

Is there any app that would allow me to preview the calendar from the menu bar (i.e. show calendar with a single click)? It's all I need, I don't even need to open calendar from that app, though it ...
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What programs exist to find and delete “orphan files” left after deleting an Application?

I have transferred my system from Mac to Mac for over 15 years. I have preference files and other plists lurking around in my system for programs I tested years ago. Is there a smart program that ...
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Monitoring tool for several Macs on a network?

Is there a tool like iStats Menu 3 which could show me the same kind of information (hard drive statistics, sensors state, network usage) for every machine running OS X on my network? Or even better, ...
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How to monitor network traffic on a router from a Mac?

A company has a High Speed internet connection (30 MB/s) which is enough for 10-15 computers. But for a week, there is almost no bandwidth "left", just checking email takes a long time or fails. ...
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How do I make windows save their position on screen after re-attaching a display?

When I attach a second monitor to my MacBook, I drag many windows onto it. When I detach the monitor, all the windows move back onto my MacBook's display. How can I make it so that when I re-attach ...