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iOS app for marking businesses on a personalized map

I need an app for iPhone (iOS 8) that would: allow me to save places on a map and group them by categories (e.g. restaurants, bars, clubs, ...) be more useful if I could change the name of the ...
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Is there a reliable, automatic subtitle downloader for Mac OS X?

On Ubuntu I use SMPlayer or SubDownloader, which both reliably retrieve subtitles from opensubtitles.org. SMplayer even does this automatically for the file you are currently viewing. So far I've ...
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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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Application level volume control in OS X?

I recently switched from PC to Mac and one thing I miss is Windows' application-level volume control (i.e. mute Firefox, turn up iTunes, turn down Skype etc). How can I achieve the same on a Mac? Or ...
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Snap feature for Mac?

Coming from Windows I have gotten extremely used to the Windows Snap feature, which resizes a window when it's dragged to the screen edges. However, it's not built into OS X. Are there any 3rd party ...
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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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What file comparison tool can I use under OS X?

My favorite file comparison tool was Beyond Compare but since I recently switched to OS X, i'm no longer able to use it and I'm looking for an alternative, preferably a free one. Update: I made the ...
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What SMS apps exist on the iPhone that support ascii emoticons, not emoji?

This is an open question, but it is a logical followup of my previous question asking for an emoticon keyboard app. It appears it is not possible to define a system-wide keyboard that supports ASCII ...
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SQLite frontend for OS X?

I am looking for a preferably free SQLite frontend to use under OS X. Something similar to MySQL Workbench will do. Put separate suggestions in separate answers.
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Is there a good replacement for the Dock?

What are the best dock replacements? It's frustrating to keep track of windows in the dock unless they're minimized. For instance, I often have 10-15 separate PDF documents open. It's ...
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Text-to-speech: Skip words (especially HTML)

I am a frequent user of Apple's built-in Text-to-Speech. I write a lot of articles in a CMS where the formatting has to be entered as HTML. If I use text-to-speech, it reads the HTML tags. Is ...
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Good Newsgroup Client for OS X

I've just switched to OS X and am struggling to find a good, easy to use, and preferably free/cheap newsgroup reader. Does anyone have any good suggestions?
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What is the best way to view Wikipedia offline on the iPad?

I'd like to view most articles of Wikipedia while I'm offline. I understand that it doesn't have to be or probably could be all articles, but a good subset would be nice.
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How do I turn a Safari Webarchive file into a folder?

I understand a Safari webarchive is a single file with the source code and other resources from a web page concatenated into a single file. I found a Macworld article from 2006 describing a program ...
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Replacement for MercuryMover

It looks like my favorite OS X "window management" app, MercuryMover, is becoming abandonware. I'm looking for a well-supported alternative. I like MercuryMover because it is keyboard-driven, has a ...
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Free SSH GUI client with ssh tunnel support for Yosemite?

Is there any free SSH GUI client for Mac OS X? Coming from Windows I would be happy with something as simple as Putty. Features: Free Connection Manager SSH tunnel support Yosemite ready (and ...
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iPhone 4s Wi-Fi hotspot app through Wi-Fi, not 3G [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I use my iPhone as a hotspot on Wifi (instead of 3G)? I have an iPhone 4s that I want to turn into a Wi-Fi hotspot. I don't want to use the 3G connection to do this. ...
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Git GUI for OSX that can show the pulled diff?

In windows TortoiseGit has the wonderful option to show the pulled diff after doing a pull. Is there a Git GUI application for OSX that can do that? I've tried SmartGit, SourceTree and the GitHub GUI ...
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I want to test an iphone app on my windows laptop [closed]

I want to do manual testing of an iPhone app on my Windows laptop. Is there any tool or simulator. How can I install the build on that simulator?
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How can I display the date on actual photos taken with iPhone?

I need some photos that I have taken to be dated. The date must be displayed on the actual photo (in a similar fashion to how one would think of film photos), but I have no idea how to do this? My ...
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Free app which shows song name in menu bar

There are a lot of apps that show which song iTunes playins in different fancy pop-ups (using Growl i guess) but I need only a song name in menu bar and nothing else. There are NowPlaying and emcee ...
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Can a Mac be programmed to simulate pressing a key at a certain rate via software?

Is there a way or a 3rd party application which would let me specify, for example, that I want it to send a keyboard event (so that it has the same effect as physically hitting the key on the ...
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Time Tracker on Mac that Imports Data

I used to use Rescue-Time, which was a generally good time/productivity tracker, but its reliance on the cloud is frustrating. I have more than two years of time stored, and can export it as a .csv. ...
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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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How can I set up a virtual machine on my MacBook Pro?

Ideally, I'm looking for free or low-cost solutions... I'd like to test out a variety of operating systems (windows, linux, mac os, etc). Any help is appreciated!
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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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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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What's a good graphical SFTP utility for OS X?

I need a small graphical utility, using which I can ssh to a server and see all the files and copy and paste (drag and drop) into my local machine. I am running Snow Leopard.
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Is there a picture in picture using spaces under OS X?

Like picture in picture, I want a 'always in front' spaces in spaces. So if I am working or programming in one space, I can see another space that may be playing a video on the bottom right corner. 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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Mac email client that can postpone Exchange messages?

Mailbox for iOS and Mac is great to postpone an email to deal with at a future time, but it cannot handle Exchange emails. Outlook app for iOS has a similar features (not as powerful as Mailbox). Is ...
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Is there a repeating, vibrating timer app for the iPhone that supports app-switching?

When studying, I used to use one of those cheap digital kitchen timers that chirps every ten minutes as a little reminder of how fast time was passing -- it helped me keep track of time without the ...
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Is there a Java IDE for iPad which can compile and run Java locally?

I'm about to have a coding session with some buddies. Problem is, one doesn't have a laptop. He's pretty new to programming so I was going to set him up something either on a rickety laptop or my iPad ...
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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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Moving photos into folders on iphone 5s

How do I move photos from camera roll or My photo stream into other albums or folders in the iphone 5s? I'm using iOS 7.
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Is there any free/paid Windows emulator for Mac OS X?

I am new to Mac and I am looking for a Windows emulator for Mac OS X. I want to use an application which is not available for Mac. Please recommend the strengths and weaknesses (including cost) of the ...
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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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Equivalent of iOS' 30/30 (task manager) app for OS X

30/30 is a slick task manager for iOS devices that's also free. I'm trying to find an equivalent app for OS X. Some of the features in 30/30 that I would like to see in a mac app are: Clean ...
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File browser with treeview

I am looking for a file browser for Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) with as many following features as possible (approximately ordered by descending importance): has a treeview along with the main pane ...
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App for writing with Wacom Tablet (like windows Journal)

Sorry for my poor english. Hello, I am a mathematical teacher and I have been trying to solve my problem for days and I hope here I will find a solution. I own a Wacom Intuos Pro A4 Graphic Tablet ...
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What app to use for high res webcam photo capture?

Photo Booth does 640x480. I know the HD webcam on the 2011 MacBook Pros can do better than that. What app can I use for taking full resolution stills?
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App for collecting (and categorizing) stuff from the web

I've looked high and low and I'm surprised I haven't found exactly what I'm looking for; it seems like such a common task. I just want an iPhone app to rapidly clip stuff from web pages. My first ...
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What iOS apps allow free calling to the UK?

I travel a lot, so often rely on WiFi for calling. On the iPhone, I use MagicJack to get completely free calls over WiFi/VoIP to US numbers. I'm looking for a similar app to enable me to call UK ...
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Is free offline dictionary platform available?

I am looking for a free offline dictionary platform that runs on Ipad and Emacs. A program that allows importing dictionary data. A program that is similar to GoldenDict program for Windows and Linux ...
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Can't find screenshot maker that meets particular requirements

In Windows, ShareX did all of what is listed below. In MacOS, I can't find a single tool that would do all this. I tried all applications from alternativeto.net Here are the requirements: Contains ...
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How to make a custom keybind that runs an applescript file?

No additional questions. I'm fine with installing an additional program.
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How can I benchmark my new RAM?

Based on the responses to my earlier question about memory replacement, I plan to upgrade soon. That said, once I've acquired and installed said memory, what is the recommended Mac software I should ...
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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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What is a good application for creating and managing a survey?

I need to type in my computer the results of a survey I did. I have dozens of questions and, so far, 10 series of answers. That's a lot a data, and I wonder if there exists a specific application, on ...
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What Window Management Options exist for OS X?

I'd like to do something with my windows on OS X, where something includes options like re-arranging, moving, re-sizing, remembering positions, cloning across Spaces, etc. What options exist? Rules ...