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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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Which application to replace Superputty / Putty CM in mac

Is there any application in MAC OS (Mac book pro) which can work like superputty / putty CM does in windows? I am looking for a free one. What I need is to organize my ssh sessions .. I can ssh to my ...
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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 can I open password protected Word documents on my iPad for free?

I would like to open a password protected Word document on my iPad. I've found paid solutions but nothing for free. Am I missing an option?
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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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Free .CSV text file editor for Mac OS X?

I am looking for a free editor to edit comma-delimited text files, or .csv format.
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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 SSH tunneling client for OS X?

I've using SSH Tunnel manager to easily set up and stop port tunneling over SSH to various servers at my company. That saved me the pain of opening up a new terminal window which will hang out there ...
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OS X backup file revisions

I've been looking around but can't find anything useful. This past week I lost a bunch of work due to a horrible sequence of events using git version control.I'm looking for software that periodically ...
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How to “find and replace” in a PDF on OS X?

I need to "find and replace" text in a PDF file on OS X Yosemite. It would be better if there was a "replace all" feature. How can I do this on OS X?
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iPad app with variable speed video playback?

I would like to watch recorded lectures at 1.7x of their original speed. Which app will allow me to do that?
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What apps let you play a youtube video at 2x speed?

I've learned to like 2x video playback on my computer, but the official YouTube iOS app doesn't suggest that option. What ways are there to watch youtube videos at custom speeds on iPad / iPhone?
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Which free alternatives to Little Snitch can I use to block internet traffic per applications?

Little Snitch can block internet traffic of a particular app. Can I do something similar without (paying) Little Snitch, either by using free alternatives or configuring the OS X firewall directly?
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Is there an app to replace in bulk an area of a PDF with a preset image?

I have several PDF documents that follow the same template. In all of them there is an address that needs to be replaced with another. I'm looking for a way to do that in bulk and automagically.
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Is there an OS X 'tail' tool that can monitor remote log files?

I am looking for a visual tail tool that can monitor several local or remote log files. Optional features that interest me: color highlight based on log error level, coloring for special words, ...
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Repeated alerts after a missed call on an Iphone

How can I get repeated alerts after a missed call on an iPhone SE? I am looking for some way to blink the LED flash and vibrate, periodically after a call has been missed. This periodic blinking ...
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Is there a tool I can use to securely wipe data from iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch?

Is there a tool or application that will securely wipe an iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad (i.e. any iOS device?) I'm not interested in a complete wipe that would brick the device. Rather, I'd want to ...
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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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Translate across apps from the right-click menu

I am trying to find a way to translate between two languages from the right-click menu or the Services menu. The behavior I am trying to achieve is right-clicking (or control-clicking) on a word in ...
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How do I rotate the pictures of my iPhone/iPad wallpaper every few minutes?

I want the wallpaper on my iPhone/iPad to rotate/change to a new wallpaper every few minutes, so that I won't get bored seeing the same picture over and over again every time I'm on my phone. Are ...
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How can I mirror my OS X screen and functionality to an Android tablet?

Trying to create a cheap cockpit type chart plotter/navigation setup for my friends yacht. Thought the most cost effective way would be with an osx laptop we have running inavx (or similar) and an ...
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Alarm application using the maximum possible volume level

The iPhone's alarm shares its volume with the ringer, and I don't want the ringer volume to be too loud. I am looking for an alarm application for iPhone using the maximum possible volume level. ...
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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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Best app to switch between all open windows

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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Screenshot to OCR on OS X?

I want to be able to take a screenshot on my mac, then send that to an OCR engine and get back the text it has identified. Are there any existing software tools that do this for OS X? I have a ...
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Correcting wide angle photos from iPhone 6 on iOS

I'm looking to correct lens distortion from my iPhone 6 when I take certain wide angle photos. Take this picture of Pittsburgh taken on the Monongahela river just upstream of the point: If I try ...
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Is there a GUI SSH client for OS X?

I know that SSH from the command line is easy enough, but would like to give my students that use OS X a GUI option. Is there a PuTTY equivalent for the Mac?
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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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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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Is there an app that creates a system-wide audio equalizer?

I like using iTunes' equalizer, but that only works in iTunes. I'm looking for some software that lets me apply a global, system-wide equalizer to Mac OS X. The app (or pref pane, etc.) would let me ...
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Is there a file copy utility for OS X that's similar to TeraCopy for Windows?

On Windows, I use TeraCopy for improved file copying. Are there any similar equivalents for OS X? In particular, I'd like to see things like copy speed.
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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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Music Player with ability to repeat a specific part of the song

I'm looking for an app with ability to repeat a part of the song playing. I need this as I'm using it for practicing listening skill.
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Recommendations for inter-app audio apps for GarageBand?

I have so far learnt to use Apple loops and thirsty to learn more: more loops, try some inter-app audio apps and so on. Please recommend inter audio apps for GarageBand. Thank you.
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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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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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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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Do you know a simple sound booster app for Mac?

Some videos on websites have the sound volume so low that even with all sound settings at maximum levels it's hard to listen. I'm looking for an app that would allow me to boost the Mac's volume. ...
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Weather App where icon shows current temperature and weather on iPhone?

It's not always sunny and 73° where I live. Is there any Weather forecasting app for iOS which will change its icon to show current conditions? Or even a way to make the standard Weather.app ...
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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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Is there an iOS alternative to HTC's Zoe?

I'm considering a switch back to iPhone and iOS from my Android powered HTC One (M7) phone. HTC created a super cool app called Zoe. I'm wondering if there is an equally good alternative to Zoe on iOS....
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Mac Application to defrag my Mac drive

I work on media files as per my profession. I find my Mac (Mac Lion) going slower day by day. I think it will be beneficial to defrag the drive but didn't find any Apple tool for it. I want a an ...
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PDF reader for Mac that handles bookmarks well

I have a couple of PDFs that are composed of scanned images of books. So there is no table of contents for jumping directly to the chapters. As a workaround I bookmark the page where a chapter starts, ...
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duplicate image: find the same image in different resolutions (low, middle and hq)

There are lots of Open Source (brew) and App Store software about duplicate image finder. Mostly they do things like a checksum on files. I have a different use case. I have the same image in lot of ...
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Adobe Illustrator alternative for the Mac?

I need to be able to view and edit AI files on OS X. How can do that without Adobe Illustrator?
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What's a good XML viewer/editor for Mac OS X?

I use XML Editor from XMLmind for editing/viewing XML file in Mac. It's not bad, but I expect an XML editor for Mac. What options do I have including the commercial/free software?
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Batch modifying file metadata

I'm looking for an application or command line tool that can batch edit file metadata. I have some audio files recorded using a recorder that was off by 1 hour, and I want to modify the creation date ...
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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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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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See hundreds of installed font quickly

Back on Mac OS 9 I used to have a great font browsing tool that allowed me to preview hundreds of fonts very quickly. Each font would only take up one line of text and everything was on the same page. ...