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Should I use Automator or another program for repetitious tasks?

I have 100s of images to save out in a different format for a project that I am working on. And the problem is I have to do them one at a time, so I am wondering if there is some way to record the ...
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Is there a free analogue clock that displays in the dock?

I would like to have an analogue clock displaying right in my OS X dock. The default clock in the menu bar is too small for me, and it is obviously impossible to drag it into the dock. If possible, ...
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Full screen enabled ipad to windows streaming VNC

I'm streaming my windows desktop with Splashtop Streamer to my iPad. However it doesn't support full screen windows apps. Are there any apps which does support full screen windows apps?
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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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What software can play FLAC files and has basic playlist support?

What are options to play FLAC files and have playlists on OSX? I've not seen a way to make iTunes play them natively, songbird looks terrible with retina display and same goes for clementine. I just ...
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How to disable battery charging?

From the pmset man page: POWER SOURCE ARGUMENTS -g with a 'batt' or 'ps' argument will show the state of all attached power sources. […] Certain Apple battery calibration tools may ...
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Mail.app: How can I archive the “smarts” of Smart Mailboxes?

I have certain Smart Mailboxes in Mail.app (Mountain Lion, Version 6.3 / 1503) which help me find invoices for my tax declaration. I only need them once a year and would like to archive them for the ...
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Is there any Cloud Storage GUI for Mac?

On my iPad, I have GoodReader, as well as ReaddleDocs, and both allow me to connect to a large assortment of Cloud Storage providers. On my Windows machine, there are the Cloudberry Lab assortment of ...
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What OS X Timer Application emulates the functions of iOS's stopwatch (clock) app?

I am searching for a OS X Timer/Stop Watch application which provides functionality to start or stop a timed counter? Something that looks and works just like the iOS Stopwatch and Timer function ...
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Manage /etc/hosts from menu bar

Some years ago, I recall a menu bar application that would allow you to activate/de-activate host entries in /etc/hosts. I can't seem to find it via google. Anyone have recommendations?
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How to use a PDF in a presentation

I have to make a little keynote tomorrow, and I have all the slides saved as PDFs. I will be using a projector as a second screen to my laptop. What's the best way to transform this long PDF document ...
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iPad app to convert multiple photos to a single pdf

Does anyone know an app to convert multiple photos from the iPad Camera Roll into a single PDF? Alternatively, an app that lets you take photos with the iPad camera and saves them into a single PDF ...
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What Yammer clients available on the Mac?

People in my new job seems to like Yammer. I'm aware that Yammer has a desktop client for the Mac, but I find the interface rather unappealing (version 300222 of the Adobe Air client is not responsive ...
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How can I create plaintext files with Markdown syntax and convert them to PDF format?

I am very much a novice at this, so please bear with me. I'm intrigued by the idea of using Markdown. I want to be able to write my stuff in a plaintext editor on OS X and iOS and save it in Dropbox ...
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How to monitor network traffic on a router from a Mac?

A company have a High Speed internet connection (30 MB/s) witch is enough for 10-15 computer. But for a week, there is almost no bandwidth "left" just taking the email take a long time or failed. ...
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A calendar embedded in OS X desktop that allows me to cross off days I workout - does something like this exist?

I'm getting into an exercise routine and in the past I've found it helpful to cross off the days tha I do exercise on a calendar. It occurred to me that I spend far more time looking at my macbook ...
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TODO manager with hierarchical TODOs?

I use KDE4 on my Linux machines, one of the tools I use a lot is KOrganizer. I love its TODO list which supports hierarchical (nested) tasks. Could someone recommend a similar application for Mac? If ...
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Is there an app to convert a video to HTML / JS / JSON?

Apple's site does some neat tricks on their pages to display videos encoded as a JPG file and then decoded and rendered in a canvas element (see ...
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Diary App which supports Tags with values

I am looking for a diary app, which supports tags with values. Which means I can define custom tags, and with each entry I can add tags and define values for it. Example: 01/01/2013 had a great ...
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Apply “Floating/Translucent Window” to all existing sticky notes?

If I have a large number of sticky notes on my desktop, each of which a varying permutation of "Floating/Translucent Window", is there a way to "Select All" stickies and apply the ...
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Do any OS X twitter apps integrate well with Notification Center?

I'm looking for an app to let me keep the twitter integration from OS X (where I can tweet from Notification Center (hereafter abbreviated NC)) but also have my mentions from NC open in the app as ...
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What RSS reader software runs on iOS, Andriod and OS X for someone used to Google reader?

What software and service functions similarly to an RSS reader which will sync between my Macs, iOS devices, and Android devices? I am looking for a web view similar to Google reader as well as ...
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How can I do a full text search of plaintext files in my DropBox folder?

I understand that Spotlight will search the full text of files in any folder and will show files that contain instances of the searched text. But I would also like to see highlighted instances of the ...
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Is there music library software for OSX that works like Picasa does to replace iPhoto?

I'm kinda new to OS X, but loving it. I have decided to replace iPhoto with Picasa and want a replacement for iTunes that works more like Picasa. There are just some apps that really get on my ...
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Is there an iPad text editor that supports c and Objective C and has an elegant dropbox sync solution?

I've been using Textastic and the Obj-C support is great but the Dropbox connection is kind of like firing blind — there's not really a way to tell whether the server or the iPad has the latest ...
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Is there a tool that allows for changing the time in a GPS file?

I have a GPS tracked stored in a GPX file. Now I'm looking for a tool that allows me to set the start time of the track and the duration, and the tool should automatically evenly distribute the ...
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Encrypting sensitive data on Mac + Windows

I've been a long-time Windows user, using a utility called AxCrypt to encrypt sensitive documents which holded sensitive info (bank passwords, credit card numbers, etc). I had an encrypted Excel ...
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Presentation software for ipad which works also on windows 7 laptop for remote control

Very soon I have a presentation at school. and would like a suggestion regarding the application for iOS which can I use for the Powerpoint presentation. I would like an app that allows me to change a ...
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Key logger/watcher suggestion

I'm thinking my Mac in for repair again and last time I lost data. Can someone suggest a key logger or watcher so I have a bit of granularity in terms of what the repair guy is doing..
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iTunes MiniPlayer replacement

I finally was forced to upgrade to iTunes 11 in order to upgrade my iPhone's operating system. I think I can get a reasonable replacement to iTunes DJ with smart playlists, but the one thing that is ...
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iPad App — Mirror Video over Bluetooth?

I'm looking for a very specific iOS app. A universal app would be preferable, but iPad only would be fine. I'm looking for the ability to control one or more device's video playback from another ...
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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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Google Talk Client for iOS

is there a Google Talk (gChat) client for iOS that: does not prevent messages showing up in other clients does not alter or send messages, add signatures or other spam?
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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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Parental filter which blocks Tarot and other Black magic

I am searching for a closed source or open source (MacPorts) internet filtering which blocks Black magic (for example Tarot) web sites. Very important that this also works with Russian language ...
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Best way to remotely/offsite backup a Mac Mini file server? [closed]

I'm procuring a Mac Mini 10.8 server for a small workgroup (6 Macs) and want to ensure that the files stored on this server are backed up properly and offsite. Anyone have any recommendations? I've ...
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Is there a good SQL Diagram Editor/Drawing Mac App Tool?

Does anyone know a comprehensive Mac app to create SQL Diagramms? I think http://ondras.zarovi.cz/sql/demo/ is quite good, but it's a little bit too basic. I would like to create the database schema, ...
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iPad PDF reader app with seamless handwritting annotation experience

I am looking for an iPad app (Android app references will also be considered useful) which allows reading PDF files and annotating them with a stylus, resembling the experience I would have with a pen ...
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Need offline iOS GPS app for Southeast Asia

Looking for recommendations for a good offline GPS tracker for SE Asia (Singapore, Cambodia, and Thailand, specifically). I was looking at Gaia GPS, but I can't quite tell from their site if they ...
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Command line tool to convert DOC and DOCX files to PDF

Is there any command line tool to convert DOC and DOCX files to PDF? If no, can it be automated by some Automator script (open-print to PDF-close)?
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Are there more capable music DJ programs for OS X than Tangerine?

I'm looking for an application which can take a playlist of all of the track I'm listening to at the moment and re-arrange them so that they are in a logical sequence (based on BPM etc) then mix them ...
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How to sync images between iPhone and Mac in a local network

I am working on a design of an iPhone application. I create some screen, then save it as a PNG file and want to see how it looks on the actual iPhone screen. So I need to transfer PNG versions of my ...
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Which Exchange Email apps for iPhone 5 allow advanced font and layout controls?

What I need in my Microsoft Exchange 2010 mail client: send e-mails in the text font I want send e-mails with my HTML signature reply to e-mails without unformatting the e-mail being replied to ...
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Lightweight “sounds similar” radio app (OSX)

Is there a Mac app that offers one-click or one-keystroke access to a box where I type in a song, artist, or genre I want to hear "sounds similar" radio for (a la Pandora), hit enter, and listen? ...
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What photo organizer software can store keywords/tags in EXIF without mangling other EXIF metadata?

I would like to organize my photos into folders with labels/tags/keywords, possibly also with captions or descriptions for each photo. I would like that information put into the EXIF metadata of the ...
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How can I put heavy load on my CPU for a long period of time?

How can I put my CPU under very high pressure for a long period of time? Are there programs for that that I can keep running ?
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Application similar to MS Paint to do graphical work on Mac

This is going to sound silly to someone who does this everyday.. but I am confused about something. What do people use to do similar things like with MS Paint (not Paint.net), e.g. stuff like making ...
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Are there any modern alarm clock software titles for 10.8?

I used to use Hanson's "Alarm Clock 2", and while it was good in that I could set alarms to only go off Monday through Friday, it wasn't very good about honoring 3 day weekends. I was hoping to find ...
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Can iOS be extended Language and spell correction on iPad 3 [closed]

I would like to know if there is a Bosnian spelling checker for my iPad and iPhone. I'm kind of wondering because there are more Bosnian speakers than there are Slovenian and Montenegrin combined, ...
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Is there an iOS / OS X to-do app that can manage multiple people's To-dos?

There is no lack of to-do apps designed at least somewhat around Getting Things Done - just see the answers to this question, for example. I'm a user of Things on iOS and have heard a lot about ...