Questions tagged [applications]

Application software. Applications, or apps, for short, is software that runs a computer.

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UI Exerciser for Installed Apps

I'm working on a project where I want to start installed apps an on iOS device and then simulate (random) user actions on the screen: clicking buttons, accessing menus/ Similar to the Monkey app on ...
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How to set a default application to open a file in mac?

In a mac (10.14.6) I want to set the default application to files of type 'err' (i.e. files like test.err or output.err) to be TextEdit. For that I follow the description given here, and set the ...
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How do you reset access permission for Apple Configurator 2 on a Mac mini?

I am trying to install my app as an .ipa file on an iPhone device attached to my Mac mini. I used Apple Configurator 2 menu Actions > Add > Apps..., then selected the button Choose from my Mac.... The ...
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Some applications don't appear on Launch Pad [closed]

I have many applications in the Applications but (at-least 40%) most of the applications downloaded from the Internet aren't visible on the Launch Pad but can be opened from the Applications. How can ...
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The dot icon on the dock stays despite I have closed the app

As the title clearly describes, the dot icon stays on dock for some apps such as VS Code, Terminal, Safari, and Finder despite I have closed the app. I am using Catalina 10.15.1. I have to manually ...
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How to export the event log from the Console.app into a text file?

According to tutorials, you'd export your Console.app event log by pressing the "Share" and using e.g. the Mail.app: https://help.realmacsoftware.com/en/articles/1905631-how-to-save-console-logs-in-...
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Minecraft not opening in portable drive, only opening in Applications

When I try to launch Minecraft on my portable drive, I get the error message "Minecraft.app" is damaged and can't be opened. You should move it to the Bin.: but, when I move it to /Applications and ...
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Is there a log of all the apps I am running on my macOS?

I think being able to see what apps I use the most on a daily/weekly/monthly/yearly basis would be a good idea for macOS users. Are there such applications already available or a log file / ...
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App Translocation trouble: Where's the preferred Applications folder now for macOS 10.14.6+?

I've noticed now that with 10.14.6 (+ "security" updates) I'm starting to see messages about App Translocation and prompts to move apps from /Applications to $HOME/Applications. Does anyone have some ...
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Rejection of iOS app due repackaged website

I have a travel app which showcases the content related to the travel platform like "Offers", "Essentials", "Attractions" and "Ships for different routes" "facilities in each ships". But the "Booking" ...
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How fix the permissions for a mac app [duplicate]

I opened my Frank DeLoupe.app application and it asked for permissions. A window popup that I almost always click allow. This time I clicked deny, and now the color picker is not working. How can I ...
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How to get the keywords with best popularity on App Store Optimisation?

My apps have good ratings (all of them >4/5), but I’m stuck at making their traffic significantly increase. After having read many blog posts and other sources about ASO (App Store Optimization), I ...
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Can I create a Siri custom voice command that performs actions in an app?

I can't seem to find any docs for this so was wondering if this is possible. I have a SmartThings app on my phone for controlling my Samsung tv. I was wondering if I could create a Siri voice ...
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App subscription confusion leads to billing

I just downloaded an app yesterday and I accidentally agreed to the subscription which was about 100 dollars a year I cancelled it but now it says it expires next year so they billed me about $100. ...
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Opening application binary crashes

I want to run an application with commandline arguments without having to open the terminal every time. I'm trying to do something like this, which requires finding the binary and making a dummy ...
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An application to show if Secure Input is enabled?

I'm struggling with Secure Input Mode, since it (quite often) gets left on, because of 1password. I've asked their support and they brushed it off them by saying that 'they didn't experience that'. ...
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Catalina: After some hours various things start to crash and/or stop working

I have noticeg that after some hours or so, Google Chrome starts giving a crashing extensions message, and at that time everything starts acting weird. If I try to open an application it says "Can't ...
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Signed and notarized Go app not launching after Gatekeeper dialog

I have an app written in Go that is properly code-signed and notarized. When I download it and launch it for the first time, Gatekeeper will show the usual dialog telling that this application has ...
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How to locate 32 bit apps in iOS 13

I know that 32-bit applications do not run on iOS since iOS 11. Prior to iOS 13, attempting to start a 32-bit application resulted in an “This app” Needs To Be Updated alert. Now the screen ...
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Shortcut symbols are not properly showing up in menu of LyX

This is a screenshot I took while using LyX, which a WYSIWYG Latex editor. As you can see some symbols for shortcut keys are broken and what I see is a bunch of question marks. How can I fix this? ...
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Is there a service to search for iOS/Android apps with less than X amount of reviews?

I am basically looking for games in the app store with less than 500 reviews. Anyone know if there are any websites/services to accomplish this?
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Weird Files and Folder Permissions behavior (OS X Bug)

I have noticed some really strange behavior with File and Folder Permissions on Catalina 10.15(19A603). I have done some simple tests such as using a text editor to read, view, create, update a file ...
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Is it possible to review an iPhone app from browser?

I visited apps.apple.com while logged in and I see the ratings but I can't review. Is this possible to review an iPhone app from browser? It's very annoying (at the limit of mental breakdown) to write ...
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Applescript: Prevent “Choose Application” prompt from appearing

Suppose the following Applescript is run on a machine that does not have an application called SomeApp installed: if isAppRunning("SomeApp") then tell application "SomeApp" --Do Something ...
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Can't download app that is compatible with my IPad

I was trying to download Call Of Duty Mobile which is compatible on Ipad Mini 2 but I can't download it and says it's not compatible, I checked again and I still can't download it on my Ipad Mini 2
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Simulating a window-close-button click with a shortcut?

So I installed RedQuits to enable applications to quit when their last open window closes. However, I never actually use the close button, I only close windows by a shortcut (let's say it's Cmd-W, for ...
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Alfred and Spotlight don't detect VSCode even though I've it on shortcuts

When I installed the VSCode I had added it to dock applications. I am not able to find it/open it with Alfred or Spotlight. I tried to search for: code, VSCode, visual studio code, and nothing. It ...
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Does the notarization requirement for macOS Catalina require a Developer Account for local software builds?

In January 2020 (date may have changed; correct me if I am wrong), notarization requirements will activate for Mojave and Catalina. This will affect every application not released on the App Store. ...
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How to change application Sharing & Permissions using Terminal [duplicate]

If I right-click an application and click Get Info, a window like in the following image pops up: Then, after unlocking the Sharing & Permissions section, let's say I wish to change the ...
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Execute App (Apps Authorization Revoked)

Hello there I am trying to start an app (downloaded from the Internet) on macOS Mojave 10.14.5 though when I double click I get the following pop up message: “Ascabart” can’t be opened. You should ...
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How to install apps on iPad 4 which require IOS version 11 or higher?

Just borrowed an old ipad 4 from a friend and found out that i can't download most of the apps on it because the IOS updates are no longer available for this device. For almost all of the apps, i get ...
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Having 2 Application folders in macOS Catalina

I just installed Macos Catalina. After the update I did a check on what's new and I found something new which is a double / redundant "Applications" folder. Usually the old Application folder is ...
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How to restore data from Apple clips app from iCloud?

I have some video data that is showing on my iCloud under clips but there is no way for me to restore it from my iPhone. I have tried deleting the app to force it to re-sync and download the data ...
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Adobe Illustrator CS6 64-bit no longer works on Catalina! [duplicate]

I read somewhere that Adobe Illustrator CS6 is 64-bit and able to run on Catalina. I did run a 64-bit software check on OSX Mojave to double-confirm that it is 64-bit before upgrading to Catalina. I ...
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Spawning multiple instances of applications via shortcuts

So I'm using BetterTouchTool to set up shortcuts, and I have a bunch that are dedicated to opening various apps. The problem is, if one of those apps are already open, then hitting the shortcut pulls ...
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Multi page (N-up) tool of app for iPad?

I am looking for an iOS/iPadOS app that convert a pdf file with N-up style. What I want to do can be realized by some online tools. However, if it is enabled locally, it should be better.
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MacOS Catalina Verifying app at bootstrap

I updated to Catalina yesterday and now I have the following message: every time I turn on my macbook. Until it finishes, I can't open any app. I've already tried: sudo xattr -d com.apple....
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Transfer Company Apple Developer membership to Individual on iTunes App Store without repaying

Basically doing the complete reverse as this. I'm looking to dissolve my company and transfer my company's Apple Developer to myself i.e. individual (or to another newly incorporated entity). Is that ...
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Is there a way to retrieve a log with histories on all apps currently or previously installed on an iPad?

Is there a way for me to extract a log with past installation / update information on the apps that are currently / have been installed in an ipad before?
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Disable update for one app on iOS

How to make one app never update? It's the old Ingress version. New is very bad, even if has some better management things that previous needed, but it's strangely weird.
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App is not being found on IOS store

I'm attempting to install the app 'Working Copy - Git client' on my iPad (app link : https://apps.apple.com/us/app/working-copy/id896694807#?platform=ipad) here is a screenshot of the app : However ...
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“Open in Low Resolution” is checked on Retina MacBook Pro checked and greyed out

ZBrush 2018 opens with high DPI support, but ZBrush 2019 has the "Open in low resolution" checked, and is greyed out so it cannot be changed. Anybody know what is going on? Pixologic just ...
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AppStore Displays different Compatibility iOS Version than Build in App Store Connect

In App Store Connect -> My Apps -> 'MyAppName' -> Actitivty -> All Builds opening my latest published build it shows under Device Requirements: Minimum iOS Version 10.0 Which is what I set it to in ...
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Profiles are Universal or In-House, why is Xcode complaining that they need to be App Store?

Okay, I am trying to resolve an issue where I am generating ipas but when I go to Validate App, it says re-sign the target that I generated the ipa for and specifically it says needs to be re-signed ...
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Unable to install apps on new iPhone 11 Pro Max because I have to purchase them first

Yesterday I got my new iPhone 11 Pro Max which is an upgrade from an iPhone 6S. I backed up my iPhone 6S first (to iTunes on a Mac) and then proceeded to set up the new iPhone 11 Pro Max by restoring ...
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How to delete Grammarly extension from Safari?

When I try to delete Grammarly extension from Safari, it says: The “Grammarly for Safari” extension is part of the “Grammarly for Safari” application. To uninstall “Grammarly for Safari”, you ...
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How can I install Fritz 16 on a Mac running macOS Mojave?

I'm new to Apple's ecosystem, and I have one doubt about how to install one software that I had in my old Windows computer. The software is Fritz 16 (chess software), but it is not supported on macOS....
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Show applications in terminal

I am a developer and I want to access the applications folder through terminal. After typing in cd Applications and then ls. It doesn't show any of the contents inside the folder. I also tried ls -a ...
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PUBG lost progress [duplicate]

So a while back I had PUBG and I had a lot of progress on it. And then one day I deleted it because it was taking up space on my IPad, right now I am downloading the game again now that I have an ...
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How to simulate keystroke in a GUI application programmatically?

On Windows I use AutoHotKey, I can create a GUI window that can be "Always On Top", I can create different Tabs that contain buttons with names that will send keystrokes/macros to a particular ...