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What are alternatives to EyeTV for watching live TV

I have an old Pinnacle PCTV HD Pro Stick (800e) that I would like to use to record and watch TV using an over-the-air antenna. I know that some people love EyeTV, but it's a bit expensive and not very ...
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Does an iOS app to convert PDF to grayscale PDF exists?

As you probably knows AirPrint doesn't have an option for grayscale or B&W printing. My printer doesn't have a setting to print in grayscale. Is there any iOS app that converts a PDF to a ...
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Automate Fn key switch between finder and photoshop?

I would like to know if there any script that i can use to switch automatically between finder and photoshop? I can't install Palua App from my AppStore on El-capitan.
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Is 10.10.5 more stable than 10.10.0?

Straight to the point. I am using Mac OS X 10.9.5 (Mavericks) and have stayed on it mainly due to overall system stability. I don’t want to reboot or deal with crashes from Mac OS X or a Linux ...
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App to display IP address in menu bar?

I deal with a lot of external servers where the firewall must be configured to allow SSH access. I frequently need to know my external IP address, and it changes often. Does anyone know of an ...
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I accidentally removed way too many files with `rm -rf`. Anyway to recover?

While trying to move a git repository, I ran rm -rf desktop and wiped every file I had there. Normally this would not be that big of a deal since I use GitHub, but I had several hundred screenshots / ...
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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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Ball and Stick molecule modelling program for Mac OS

Does anyone know any good programs for making ball and stick molecular models on the Mac? I'm looking for something to produce high quality 3D models with nice lighting, like this on from ...
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How can I access files on my network from my iPhone?

I am attempting to access a PDF file on my network from my iPhone and I know how to access these files from Windows OS. However since I have an iPhone 5, I don't have the knowledge to make that ...
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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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What are alternatives for Menumeters on El Capitan?

Menumeters no longer works on El Capitan (see here), what are some alternatives? I just want to see my network and CPU stats.
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Can I read one pdf document on two ipads each showing a facing page?

I would like to be able to read a 60 page pdf on 2 ipads that will display facing pages. (one page per ipad) Pages should turn like a book as if both ipads are the facing pages of a book.
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Anyone know of a timecard app that uses GPS?

I'd like to log the hours I'm at work using the GPS on my iPhone. (It'd start logging when I get to work, then stop when I leave for lunch, etc) If possible, I'd like to be able to log the time at ...
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What options exist for ad free web browsing on iOS?

In OS X I can use extensions in most browsers to block ads. This offers an distraction free browsing experience. For example: In Safari, Chrome and Firefox I can use Adblock or Adblock Plus. Both ...
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Good GTD/todo/tasks app [duplicate]

I am looking for a free task management application that has the following: - Reminders for tasks that can be snoozed (like native reminders app) - Grouping tasks/Adding subtasks - UI showing tasks ...
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How to record human voice and display as text on command line?

I am looking tool or a script that records human voice and displays as text purely on command line. I am not looking for text to speech, but rather speech to text. I do not want to work at all with ...
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Xcode tools for presentation of development's tutorials

During WWDC we can see Xcode screencast code presentations where they highlight portions of Xcode and type text faster. I've research a number of popular tools used for typing screencasts like: ...
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How to recover a deleted file on Mac OS X?

We have tried Boomerang but it does not find the deleted file. The file was deleted 3 days ago. I would think it is recoverable, but Boomerang does not show it. Any help would be appreciated.
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Application to draw lines on top of slow motion movie in OSX

I am looking for some kind of way to draw a line of top of a slow motion movie. The movie was recorded on an iPhone 6. I would like to draw lines on top of the movie while it is playing, kind of like ...
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How to move pdf from iBooks to another app like Photos on iPad?

there was this pdf file i wanted to originally take off Safari into my iPad, and the only way to do that seemed to be saving it in iBooks. But after that, is there a way to export the pdf from iBooks ...
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Change EXIF meta-data of multiple images in single click

I ran into big problem yesterday night. I took out my old digital camera, and started using it without setting current date and time. All photos clicked now have date as Jan 01, 2009 I want to ...
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Create a Bootable Windows USB from a OS X to work on a PC

What I need to archive is Create a Bootable usb drive from Windows 7 iso image using a Mac running. Use the flash drive to boot and install windows on a PC (not Mac) What I'm looking for is an app ...
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Quick Look support for non-native video files (.avi, .mkv) on Mavericks

In the past, we've been able to get codecs for DivX/XviD/MPEG4 and support for containers like AVI, MKV in Mac OS X's Quick Look feature using Perian (as per this question). As noted on the Perian ...
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Images from PDF to presentation: low quality

I have a PDF that has some embedded images, and for some reason I'm not able to extract them with wondershare PDF editor (they're not even seen as images). So I tried to make a screenshot with ...
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What tool is best for removing pages from a PDF?

I have a set of PDF documents that each have a few extra pages. I'd like to remove the first two and last pages from each of them. Preview only lets me look at and annotate a PDF, not edit one. Can ...
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Alternative to Windows Snipping Tool for Mac OSX

Is there something like the Windows Snipping Tool for OSX? For those, who don't know about the tool, it's an easy to use software to take snapshot of any portion of screen, and is really useful in ...
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How can I rip audio CDs and normalize them at the same time?

I am a veteran Windows user (sorry!) who typically rips audio discs with CDex or EAC. CDex includes the option to normalize volume levels during the ripping process. I am trying to find a program to ...
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Is there an application for boosting the bass levels of all system audio?

Is there any application to boost the bass levels in all audio output? I started searching for it because I have a HTC Wildfire phone and loaded Cyanogenmod onto it. In that I have got an application ...
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3Gs how to do simple file operations like create folders, move/copy, drag/drop, from Windows via USB?

I'm looking to access the filesystem of an iPhone 3Gs iOS 6.1.6 via Windows 8.1: i will never use it as a phone. i do not want to install iTunes or any Apple software whatsoever I'm looking to ...
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Code viewer with color syntax integrated to the finder preview panel

On Windows there is a great extension for the preview panel. It shows the content of the selected file as if it was opened in a code editor. This is integrated into the preview panel (no popup ...
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Playing other video formats (e.g. MKV) in QuickTime

I know this is a very old question, actually from the era of Perian. When I searched for this topic around the web, everything dated back to '11 and even older. Now that Perian is no longer being ...
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Is there an alternative to Shazam, but for OS X?

As you probably already know, Shazam is a music identification service. However, it is only available on mobile platforms. Is there an alternative to Shazam, but for OS X?
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How to add an application specific service contextual menu for an automator created service

I have just created a service for my text editor. I would like to be able to add a services item in the text editor contextual menu when right clicking. Can this be done?
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Turn non-resizeable windows into resizeable windows

On Windows I was using a program that could turn non-resizeable windows into resizeable windows. It's called ResizeEnable. I would like to know if someone knows about such a software on Mac? This ...
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An iOS app for JIRA that works

I am a Jira superuser, my company runs Jira and I am looking for a way to use it on the go. Unfortunately, none of the mobile Jira app I have been using seems to work with our setup. Does anyone have ...
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French Narrator

This is a strange one, but I am looking for software that will narrate french words and phrases I select on the screen. Preferably one with good pronunciation/quality voice.
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Cyberduck replacement for SCP transfers

Since Cyberduck uses Java, it's out for me. Any replacement for Mavericks that is good, has similar to WinSCP functionality and has an option to try before I buy?
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Is it possible to chat with a Facebook group using Messages app on OS X Yosemite?

I would like to chat with my groups on Facebook using a desktop app. So far I've tried: Adium, it is quite nice, but it doesn't support group conversations. Native Messages app doesn't seem to ...
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In Yosemite, have the finder Cover Flow to correctly show artwork of music files edited with third party apps

I have just upgraded to Yosemite, and I am using some third party applications to edit the id3 tags of my music files. In particular I am using Tagger and Kid3. I noticed that the artwork I add to the ...
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Preparing transparencies on an iPad

I would like to prepare hand-written transparencies on an iPad, with a mix of diagrams, equations, and text. The idea is to replace traditional transparencies and have a minimal program that produces ...
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What SSL VPN client do you recommend for the mac? [closed]

I am currently using FortiClient. It would be nice to use the native MacOS VPN client (in the Settings) but I don't think it supports SSL VPN. I googled but did not find anything. Does anyone have a ...
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Video files organizer for mac

I'm looking for an app to organize my video files (movies, series, etc.) much like iTunes does with music. I'd like it to have series support (separating seasons and ordering episodes) and to have an ...
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Complete iPad backup software without using iTunes, for Windows?

I'm searching for Windows software to fully back up an iPad. iTunes only saves those files which were transfered from the same Apple ID. I need to backup songs, apps and photos. Perhaps the e-mail ...
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Is there better third-party scanner software for OS X than Preview?

I'm not overly happy with the UI for interfacing with the scanner on my Epson WF-3250 series scanner that's provided by the latest Preview that comes with OS X 10.10. It's clunky and awkward, crashes ...
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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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Are there any native tools for SVG conversion on OS X? [closed]

How can I convert SVG image to something raster? Are there any native [command-line] tools on OS X that can do that? I am able to open them in Safari or Firefox, but doing "Save as..." only proposes ...
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What different Stack Exchange apps exist for iOS?

How do you access apple.stackexchange.com from your iOS devices? What apps do you use and what is good/bad about them?
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Web Visit Generator - Similar to JingLing

I would like to know if there is a software for Mac similar to JingLing for Windows. I am looking for a free desktop software to generate automatic visits to my websites. If you know something online ...
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iSSH alternative

I'm using iSSH application on my iPhone, mainly for VNC connections. I like its usage. But as I understand, this app is not in App Store now, and the development of iSSH was ended. Could you please ...
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What is a good world time app for Mac OS?

Is there something like http://www.worldtimebuddy.com/ or http://everytimezone.com/, but that could replace the default Mac OS time and sit in your menu bar?