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iPad app to mashup music

I'm looking for a simple app that will just let me load tracks from my music library, chop some clips out of them, and assign those clips to a trigger pad. So then I can create "mashups" by holding ...
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Is there an application like OneNote for Mac/iOS?

I'm looking for a notetaking app that is similar to Microsoft's OneNote. The main feature that I'm looking for is being able to tap/click anywhere on the document to add a text block, unlike most text ...
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Chess app for iPhone and iPad?

I want to improve my chess skills with my iPhone 5s and iPad 3. There are too many chess apps on the App Store for me to test. My ideal app should be free, strong, offers suggestion, nice graphics, ...
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Is there any Mac OS X app that I could use to show my Google Calendar on a Desktop?

I would like to show a Google Calendar right on my desktop (possible one of them, not the one I'm using most often). Is there any app that I could use to do that?
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What's the best way to remotely access an iPad mini?

This summer I purchased an iPad mini for my Grandmother. I would like to be able to somehow connect to the iPad to do things like update software, apps, and walk her through questions she may have. ...
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iOS: Offline blog reader with embedded videos

There is one blog in particular (and likely many others) that regularly posts youtube videos. It also provides an RSS feed. My internet connection maxes at 20KB/s so I can't stream video. What's an ...
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What python editors have syntax coloring and don't need much training to learn?

I have a friend who is trying to learn Python on Mac OS X. She does not have prior experience with programming. I am looking for an editor that is: Free and easy to get started with Support at least ...
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Window manager that will allow rules for specific applications?

When I have a second monitor attached to my laptop I always have two windows in the second monitor. My console takes about 1/3 of the second monitor while Sublime text takes 2/3 of the second ...
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Needing FTP Software with editing and hides system files?

I am looking for FTP Client software for Mac that Doesn't show hidden system files on the server Can edit files using MS Office and then save them back onto the FTP site automatically without the ...
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Clipboard manager with key assigning similar to VIM registers?

I am looking for a clipboard manager that allows you to quickly assign a number or letter when copying text which can later be used to retrieve the copied text. I would like to be able to do this ...
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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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Creating labels for label printer

I have a Brother label printer and the P-Touch software for creating labels is fiddly and not very Mac-like. Is it possible to create labels with other software? The first and foremost criterion is to ...
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Which OSX Data Recovery software for recovering Photos with corrupted Memory Card? [duplicate]

I got a new SanDisk Ultra Micro SD XC I 64GBs' memory card for my Sony Nex camera but it got somehow corrupted in photographing first time. Now I am trying to recovering photos taken so far. By which ...
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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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software to create timeline from excel data for mac

I'm looking for a free or cheap product to create a timeline from an upload of an excel file, simple data (year and description). Any thoughts?
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I need to copy a spreadsheet into mail directly edit and send

I need to copy a spreadsheet into mail directly and then edit out some columns before sending (not as an attachment) what ipad spreadsheet an mail will work?
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Terminal+Browser iPad app

I'm having trouble finding an app that shows a terminal emulator and a web browser on a split screen. Seems like it probably exists somewhere... I'm aware of apps that will do two browsers ...
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Command-line cloud file backup?

Is there a free cloud file server for personal files with shell commands like Unix ls, cp etc. ? Along the lines cloud ls [-options] pattern cloud cp-up pattern cloud cp-down pattern My ideal would ...
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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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Partitioning Software

Is there an equivalent on the Mac platform to Partition Magic or GParted that will allow me to resize, move, and/or change partitions on the fly without formatting, or disturbing the data that is ...
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Looking for a mac app to design beautiful illustrations automatically and easily

Check out for example: I created these using Powerpoint on Mac, and then copying and pasting the image alone into a png and using that on a web page. What a pain and also the images look like ...
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Best CAD system for Mac [closed]

I need a 3D CAD system for Mac, but as I am student now, I haven't got the opportunity to buy AutoCAD. So, can you recommend some good 3D CAD software on Mac? I found one - Autodesk Inventor, but when ...
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Measure Mouse Polling Rate on Mac

How can I measure the polling rate of my USB mouse on OS X (10.7.5)? I am looking for something like this, but for OSX. "...a lightweight program that can tell you how often the position of your ...
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Software Recommendation for iOS app to wake Ubuntu computer with MAC Address

I have an Ubuntu media server set up. Currently, I can only wake it up remotely from a Terminal command on my Macbook Pro: alias wakeserver="cd ; ~/bin/wakeonlan -f ServerMACAddress.txt ; cd -;" ...
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Markdown editor with edit and view mode

I'm looking for a OS X markdown (or similar) editor that has an edit and a view mode. I want to view the rendered document by default and have an edit mode to change the content. Just in the way most ...
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Is It Possible To Use Desktop Mac Apps On An iPad?

Wouldn't it be cool, if you could somehow use the desktop software running on your Mac on your iPad !!! Is this possible ?
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Looking for OpenSource Cleaning / cache deleting application for Mac

In the times of small SSD harddisks, I was looking for an open source software to delete caches and other space wasters like logs, unused application remains and such on Mac OSX, and all over the web ...
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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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Menu Bar Maintenance

I grow weary of all of the icons running in my menu bar. At this point, most of the menus on the left side are overlapped by icons from the right. Is there a good app for fixing this? I know I can ...
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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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What is the best alternative to iTunes 11 on OS X? [duplicate]

There are some old questions surrounding this topic, but the landscape has changed a bit in the last couple of years. I'm looking for some fresh answers. Why I'm looking Over the years iTunes has ...
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Software recommendation for FAST entry of equations

I'm looking for a package that does for algebra what word processing software did for writing: When I learned to type, my writing improved greatly because my fingers were closer to keeping up with my ...
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What alternatives for reporting OSX Server Web Stats do the same job as AWStats?

I need a replacement tool or script to generate stats from the logfiles OSX Server generates while it runs. I have spent way too much time on AWStats and it's had nothing but permissions issues from ...
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iTunes Match Alternative … or some way of implementing this

We’ve been using iTunes Match pretty much since the beginning, but recently my wife has turned it off and refused to re-subscribe. I’m fast getting to the same place. It just seems so unstable, ...
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Recomendations for simultaneous use interactive drawing application for iPADs

I need to tutor my nephew in algebra. He's 3000 miles away. We both have iPads. Skype or the phone can handle the voice channel. I would like an application with the following: Each of us can ...
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Merging images on mac

Say you have a picture of a dog and a cat. You want to merge parts of the dog's face onto the cat's face creating a cat-dog fusion. What MacBook Pro programs can i get for free in order to do this?
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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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Simple text editor that supports highlighting and font colours

I'm looking for a standalone (or web) application that allows for very simple text editing, but also allows for personal annotation of the text by changing script colour and highlighting. Most text ...
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Itunes says “I do not have enough access privileges for this operation” how do I fix this? [closed]

A year or so ago I was mucking around in my privacy and shared settings, trying to make it so my computer was "secure" when on a college network. Now with my fiddling i've screwed something up and I ...
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Investigating Apple Motion alternatives

I'm using iMovie, but i'm looking to replace the cheesy standard leaders. I've read that you can use Apple Motion as a standalone tool to generate leaders and tranparent animations, export them to ...
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“Watch Later” Video Service for iPhone

I regularly find articles on the internet and think “I’ll read that later”. These days I press a button, which uses Instapaper and lets me read it later on my iPhone. This works very well. However, ...
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How can I change Mac Dbl-Click on Title Bar to be like Windows

I love my Mac eternally but there is one thing I miss from my former Windows days. When I want to toggle between maximize and restore window, on Windows I would double click the title bar, and that ...
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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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Vector Software for Drawing and Diagramming [duplicate]

What software is available for Mac that is good for drawing cartoons and diagrams? These are some features it should have: Edit any component easily after drawing it. Easily add and edit text ...
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Texture and Pattern generator, Alternative to fireworks

I use Adobe Fireworks for its Texture and Pattern tools to make things like this: and then i copy-paste it to Flash Professional to use there. but fireworks is so slow and buggy is there a free or ...
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Two pane file manager for Mountain Lion? [duplicate]

I recently moved from Linux to Mac, and am missing a two pane file manager. I was thinking about along the lines of midnight commander, krusader (Linux) or total commander (Windows). I installed ...
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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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What is the best torrent client for OSX? [closed]

What is the best torrent client for OSX ? utorrent, Transmission, Vuze or .... ?
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Which iPhone apps to become more proficient speaker in foreign language?

I use Livemocha but it does not work with iPhone due to the lack of Flash. Which apps are good to learn pronunciation and articulation of foreign language?
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Is there a mail application that would set the account from which the mails will be sent depending on the recipients?

I have a question similar to this, but instead of focusing on Mail.app, I am wondering if there is any mail application that can do that. Ideally, I can tag contacts/emails with different email ...