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How To Record CPU and Memory Usage Data

I want to profile the execution of a program to see what in particular is slowing it down - whether it hits a memory cap or if my CPU is not powerful enough. Activity Monitor (the one that comes with ...
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Better tabs management in Safari 6.x

I'm looking for extensions to allow the Safari 6.x versions to manage a large number of open tabs better than the current implementation. In particular I'm looking for two features: Vertical tabs. ...
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KeePass application with synchronization support on a Mac?

I'm looking for a KeePass application for use on Mac OSX. KeePassX and KyPass 3 but both lack support for synchronization of KeePass 2 (.kdbx) databases. KeePassX will just plain overwrite the ...
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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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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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Parsing through data from an old mac text editor. (Recovering data from a Mac floppy.)

I've been tasked with the job of recovering the text of a book stored on a 3.5'' floppy disk. From what I can tell, the book was stored on the disk using a Mac sometime in the 1990s. I tried simply ...
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Is there an alarm clock app to replace Sleep Cycle?

I've been using the Sleep Cycle accelerometer-based alarm clock app for a while now: But since very recently the app seems to be using up all of my battery overnight, which it didn't do before, and ...
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Mirror parts of screen to external monitor

I'd like to mirror/clone separate parts of my iMac screen to smaller external displays. For me the best solution would be to draw a frame on top of the iMac display and let that special frame show ...
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Translation of words in spotlight

I am looking for an extension for spotlight on Yosemite, which allows an offline translation of english words into german and vice-versa. Similar to the inbuilt dictionary, but rather giving a ...
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Customize external HDD spindown timeout?

It's possible to enable spinning down of mechanical hard drives using the "Put hard disks to sleep when possible" option in Energy Saver, and it's possible to customize the timeout period with sudo ...
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Stanza replacement recommendation?

Now that Amazon has sunk the usability flagship among e-readers, Stanza, I am looking for a replacement but it turns out to be very difficult. It seems every app praises itself beyond reason. Every ...
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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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Sandbox browser for safely viewing malicious websites

I'm looking for a quick and safe way to browse potentially malicious / infected websites. So far all of the products I've found are PC only. I can run a Virtual PC environment but it's a pain and I'm ...
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Screen Recording - NO COMPRESSION

I'm looking to record my screen similar to how Quicktime does it, but I need zero-compression, since I need the pixel colors to remain correct. Basically, I need a automated series of screenshots, if ...
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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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Tools to support maintenance jobs with Finder tags

When OS X Mavericks was released in 2013 with tagging support built directly into Finder, I expected tagging on OS X to gather steam (at least among “power users”). However, the number of tools and ...
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SmoothDraw Alternative to Make Videos like Khan Academy

I want to make educational videos like Khan Academy on my Mac. I am looking for a good app that works just like SmoothDraw -- which is what Khan Academy uses. I have found apps that let me draw on the ...
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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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How to access LAN devices and files from iPad, iPhone?

Are there any free iOS applications that let us browse LAN devices, so we could access files from devices in same network. I use ES File Explorer to do the same in Android phone but I didn't find any ...
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Which App saves and restores window size/position on relaunch of an app?

Is there an app that saves (when I quit the application) and restores the window size and position of an application the next time I start it? I found apps like Optimal-Layout, Breeze and Simple ...
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TextEditor with Overview of Search Tool's Result?

I am trying to find a texteditor which can give an overview of Search Tool's Result. I find the current situation of TextMate problematic You cannot see the section of one search result without ...
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Filter RSS feeds on iPad

I'm looking for an app to read my rss feeds from my favourite websites but with a filtering feature by keywords. For example every article from a website that contains the word "pluto". On my mac I ...
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iOS app to map Wi-Fi signals?

I'm looking for an app like OpenSignal but for mapping Wi-Fi signals around my apartment. I have also tried using NetSpot on my Mac but I would really like a mobile app to take advantage of GPS ...
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PDF reader that allows user to alternate between reading on PC and on Mac

I have to read a lot of PDF files and am wondering whether there is an app out there that allows me to alternate between reading on Windows PC and on Macbook Air. I am thinking about an app that ...
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iOS third-party keyboard with functionality to swipe down on letters to enter numbers/symbols?

On some Android keyboards (for example), the main display is a full QWERTY keyboard with numbers or symbols under the letters. You can either press directly on a letter to type it, or swipe down on ...
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Calendar App with CSV import

At the moment i'm trying to switch from Outlook to Apple Mail / Cal.app and would like to know if anyone here has found a way to batch import Calendar events consistently from CSV files. The usual ...
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How to simulate multiple mouse clicks while holding the mouse button?

I want my mouse to rapidly auto-click when I hold the left mouse button and to stop as soon as I release the left button. How can I do this? I have searched for hours, I didn't find anything! Is ...
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What a good app to tag my favorite places?

I travel a lot to the same 5 cities for work. Sometimes, if I have a spare hour or two I explore and sometimes on those explorations, I find great places. I'd like to tag those places on a map with an ...
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Any good multi-threaded SFTP clients for Mac?

I am amazed that there doesn't seem to be a decent multiple connection capable FTP/SFTP client for Mac. The only one I've seen is CaptainFTP, which looks awful, like it's from the last century. ...
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What 4k video editing programs are available?

So far I've dabbled in video edition with consumer tools from Apple like various versions of iMovie and occasionally using external programs like ffmpeg or Handbrake for conversion. Now I'm looking at ...
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How to copy folder items on disk mount automator

i want to automatically copy a specific folder's items when a usb is inserted at any given time. Program logic: Once usb is available simply copy all content of (/Users/x/Documents/myfolder) to usb ...
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Lyrics for any iOS music?

There are loads of iOS apps for song lyrics, but it seems that they all make me play music in THAT app if I want to see the lyrics. But almost any iOS music app lets me see the artist and song title ...
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Flipboard-like iOS app for “reading” the whole web

I like reading stuff online, and I like flipping through "pages". There's some apps with great UIs like Flipboard, but they only work on pre-curated content. Is there any app like Flipboard that will ...
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Looking for Mac Typing software that supports Spanish keyboard layouts - Recommendations?

I've moved from Windows to the Mac a while ago, and in this "self-improvement" path, I've also realized that I need to learn to touch-type (I can do around 50-60 WPM with 3-and-a-half fingers, but I ...
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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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Lit./ Humanities Student asks Evernote Vs. Onenote and Macs and tablets or kindle

I'd like to be able to extract text from a pdf into a new note file on one note or evernote so I can organize myself on themes, as well as change the font of the text. Do these tools allow that ...
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List All Documents Shared by All Apps

In iTunes (Mac or Windows), when I go to the Apps tab in my iPad or iPhone device, the File Sharing Section shows the root files folder of all the files each app is sharing. For example, the "Adobe ...
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Converting an SVG file, without using Imagemagick or Inkscape

I sometimes need to convert SVG files to a different format. Thus far I tried Inkscape and Imagemagick. I first tried to use Inkscape, but it failed to produce useable results (possibly because of ...
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How do I change my “Recommended Applications” list (shown after right click > open with) for a given file extension?

OSX v. 10.9.3 When I "right click" a *.kml file and go to "Open With", the list of applications does not include QGis, my favorite program for medium to heavy duty GIS work. I'd like QGis to be on ...
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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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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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iPad app for tabular data editing

I'm looking for a very simple iPad app for editing of tabular data -- like a Spreadsheet program but I don't need any computation functions or formatting. I just need to edit the values of rows and ...
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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 produce a high quality, spectrum-colored waveform from a music file?

Most DJ software commonly provides an ever present waveform of the full song in reasonable quality. Only in a few apps is the waveform actually colorized with a spectrum. For example: Serato DJ ...
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Buying an used iPhone 5 - how do you make sure it is in top notch condition?

Is there a battery of tests I can make, in order to evaluate battery life, if calculations per second are all normal, signal reception... etc.? Basically, just to test the condition of the phone.
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Native Vectromagic-style image-orthogonalization software for OSX?

I am stucked: I have a poor rasterized image. I have 10.7 OSx. How can I vectorize this image like with Vectormagic, dropping unnecessary basis vectors, and do small image manipulation? My friend is ...
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Alternative to Keynote with better typography options?

What software are people using on a Mac to create nice-looking presentation slides, notably, with custom drop shadows on text?
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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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How to link one pdf to several others for use on iPad?

I want to use an iPad as an electronic 'Program' or Agenda for a conference. We would like to have a single document serve as the Agenda where one can open it, see the time and day of the ...
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Is rMBP 15 Late 2013 ME293 compatible ME294 logic board?

My MacBook Pro is a late 2013 2.0 GHz Core i7 (I7-4750HQ) 8GB RAM, order: ME293LL, model: A1398 (EMC 2674), logic board: 820-3662A. Firstly, is it compatible with a ME294 logic board (16GB RAM, ...