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iOS Developer Tools & Utilities (must haves and nice to haves)

I'm new to Mac's in general and iOS development. I've used an iPhone and iPad, and I'm looking to write apps for both. I'm a (newly) registered Apple developer and have Xcode downloaded and working my ...
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Apps for making geometric shapes (math)

Is there any apps for making geometric shapes (math)? I need to make shapes like rhombus and equilateral triangles. I have already posted this in the math forum, but I think this is more related to ...
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Best app to switch between all open windows (alternatives to Witch)

After 4 years of being a Mac user, there is only one thing that I still miss from the Windows world, and that is being able to switch with a single keystroke between all open windows in the computer. ...
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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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Is there any default tool in OSX by which to add text (such as subtitle) to a video?

I would like to add a notification to a video at some particular time period that "Mistake Lorem in this". Does OSX have any default video tool (simple) to add any type of text (subtitle ok too) to ...
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Looking for a manga reader for the original iPad hardware

I'm currently using the app icomic with my 1st generation iPad and have used it for probably 2 years. It's decent, but it struggles to display very large images well. Specifically, the images become ...
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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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Are there any invalid write (memory corruption) detection tools for iOS development? [closed]

Back when I was programming in C++, my go-to choice when I discovered that memory corruption was occurring was to fire up Valgrind and see if it caught an invalid write somewhere along the line. Now ...
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Banning domains temporarily from local access

I need to control myself. So far, I was using a Windows device for work, where I would simply reroute Facebook, news sites and similar to 127.0.0.1. In near future, I will have to use the same device ...
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Is there any way to programatically remap the keys in a Macbook running OSX Mavericks?

I want to remap the keys on my keyboard. I want to do it programatically, because I will use some logic to decide what to input. For example, when a user press "A" followed by "S", I will output "λ". ...
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Is there an app that lets me use an iPhone as a mouse?

I'm looking for an app which enables me to physically maneuver my iPhone on the desk to control my Mac's cursor. (I am not looking for a "remote trackpad" app—there are dozens of those.) I did a ...
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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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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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What rtmp streaming software solutions exist?

I've been doing some live streaming lately, and learned that Adobe's Flash Media Live Encoder is cross-platform. Unfortunately, it's been ludicrously unstable crashing occasionally during use, and ...
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is there Dictionary app on iphone that can translate word printed on real paper?

Is there any Dictionary app act like this: 1.capturing the image of the word on the book by its camera 2.converting the image of the word to text,and show its meaning in other languages
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Mapping F13, F14, F15

I am a programmer and I would like to map all the unused function keys (from F13 to F19) on my Apple Keyboard to some useful chars like parenthesis: {, }, [, ] and quotes Is there a free software ...
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Fullscreen Browser App without navbar

I'm looking for a fullscreen browser app for iPad with no navbar, so the user can only navigate on the same page but not go anywhere else. Does anybody know an app for this? Or is it possible to do ...
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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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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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Can anyone recommend an app for creating flowcharts and diagrams?

I'm seeking a Mac app for creating basic flowcharts and similar diagrams. Google has been no help; I've followed dozens of links to apps that either don't exist anymore, I can't find any real ...
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Diagram Software [duplicate]

I study computing on an advanced level and I need a program that will make it easier to create flowcharts and other diagrams efficiently. I don't need too many features; I just want something that ...
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Is it possible to have a playback indicator in OSX menubar?

On my iPhone, until iOS 6, anytime music is playing a play symbol appears (and disappears when no music is playing). How can I achieve a similar effect in the menu bar of OSX Mountain Lion?
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Are there any free and lightweight spreadsheet programs for the Mac?

I'm looking for a free spreadsheet editor that is simple and lightweight. I don't want to install OpenOffice just to use a some spreadsheets every once in a while.
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Is there an alternative to “Everything” on OS X?

Spotlight does pretty much, but it lacks two critical features. It cannot search arbitrary locations. It excludes system locations for a better user experience I guess. It cannot index external ...
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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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Does anyone know of a Crystal Reports viewer app for iPad?

Right now I am using Logicity on my PC. I would like to know if there is a way to see Crystal Reports files on iPad. While there are ways to boot into windows and then run my file (use iTap / ...
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Is there any Mac Application used for part-zooming a picture?

I found many screenshots for Mac App Store or iTunes App Store using pictures like this, I want to find a Mac App can do this work.
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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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Can I password protect/childproof iPad apps?

I have ordered an iPad 2. I was wondering if I could protect applications that I don't want my 7-year old to muck about in. It's stuff like Mail, Things, Evernote, and perhaps some games not suited ...
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Remote access of an iPad display from another iPad

I've got an iPad and I was searching for new applications with new features. Currently I'm searching for an application by that I can remotely access another iPad screen just like Teamviewer. Is ...
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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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Is there an app to read the Palm Doc format (PDB) on iOS?

Any recommendations from actual users ? The files are non-DRM pdb books that I have on old Toshiba e830 PocketPC. I am specially interested in software that can handles non English encoding well ...
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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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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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iOS 7 app to create a password protected PDF or DOC file

I would like to create a file on my iPad, password protect it, and email it to a colleague. Is there a way to do this? It would have to be in a format that is readable by others, like a password ...
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What's a good Mac equivalent of WinMerge?

WinMerge is an excellent and very powerful file merging tool, but as the name would imply, it's Windows only. What's a good equivalent on the Mac?
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How can I capture a screenshot of an entire webpage in iPhone's Safari browser?

How to capture screenshot of entire webpage in iPhone's Safari browser like I can take in my Desktop with Help of Firefox Addon called Fireshot?
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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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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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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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Downloading entire website - freeware software [duplicate]

Is there any freeware software (including command line utilities) to downloaded entire website recursively (aby kind of links, not only HTML files)?
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What are Mac OS replacements for Visio?

Visio is the most conspicuous example of a program that I found useful on Windows for which I have not identified a Mac-compatible replacement. Visio's primary function is as a flowchart diagramming ...
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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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What iOS app displays ToDos/Reminders in the Notification Center?

I need a tasklist/ToDo/Reminders app that lists out my current tasks in the notification center. I know that Reminders will if I add a time or alarm (I won't want this). I know Things can if I ...
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Is there a good / acceptable blog-publishing application on Mac OS X?

On Windows, there is the pretty good Windows Live Writer. I have always been told that there is no equivalent on Mac. What would be the best alternative? Some details about pros/cons, missing ...
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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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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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OCR software for handwritten notes

I am looking for a way to recognize handwriting of scanned notes (in PDF format). It doesn't have to be perfect, and it doesn't have to free, but before paying I would like to try it (even with just ...
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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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Looking for a good FPS on Mac OS X Lion

I'm looking for a good FPS (read like COD4) on Mac OS X Lion. I'm particular about this point as some of the old games don't install or even don't run at all even when copied from a previous install ...