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Questions tagged [applications]

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

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Is it possible to force a specific program to remain in memory after closing it?

Alfred is great, of course, and I use it all the time. However, if I haven't opened it for a little while it can take a few seconds to open the search-bar UI. Otherwise, it will open in less than a ...
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Have iOS device store directory and access it from app [on hold]

I have a relatively large directory of files that an iOS app I am writing accesses for images and other things. The main issue I have is that when I go to rebuild the app (which happens frequently) it ...
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Bundle identifier of Zathura (not listed in 'Applications' folder, to be used in Karabiner)

I installed a PDF reader called Zathura in MacOS Mojave 10.14.4. Zathura's version is 0.4.3, and I installed it through Homebrew (brew install zathura). It works correctly: I can open PDFs in ...
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Access app data of a 3rd party iOS app

I want to access data stored in a 3rd party iOS app called FriendLoan. This app crashes every time I try to open it. Also, it's not available on the App Store. I just need to recover the data somehow. ...
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Mysterious apps with strange names and no Icons showing up on my iPhone

I was going through Settings app → Screen Time → Always Allowed, and noticed a couple of mysterious entries. I ssed the first ones, you can see them in the pictures, but there are more all throughout ...
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keep installer applications up to date

I have a folder with apps to deploy. But I would like these to be up to date. Anyone have any idea how to keep these applications up to date? I can't use the MAS (mac app store?) because they are ...
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How to temporarily disable the Finder application?

I am trying to incorporate the use of CLI commands in my daily workflow to learn them better. I have tried the seemingly popular solution of force-quitting Finder from the Apple menu, but it isn't ...
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Accessing ancient iOS app(s) no longer available on the App Store?

There is an iOS app that got removed from the App Store around 2012. It was a freeware game. I would like to study the game's design. First of all, if I were to find a copy of the game IPA file ...
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How do you troubleshoot an iOS app that is not behaving as expected?

I downloaded an iOS app named “world history” from the App Store on my iPhone X with the latest firmware. However, whenever I open the app it just open for less than a second and closes immediately. ...
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App Store: “To update this app, you need to accept it on the Account page”

I'm trying to update Keynote in the Mac App Store and I get this message: Unable to update “Keynote” To update this app, you need to accept it on the Account page in the App Store. I get the ...
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Books.app not working, Generic icon

I updated to Mojave 10.14.4 last night and when I came back to work my Books.app has a generic icon and will not open. Executing the binary from terminal gives me the following Mar 28 14:01:11 MBP ...
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What would happen if I deleted AdSheet.app and iAdOptOut.app (iOS)

I have an iPhone 6s, jailbroken running iOS 10.3.3. In /Applications/, there are two apps, one named AdSheet and the other names iAdOptOut. What would happen if I deleted these with terminal? Would I ...
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How to change default app to open magnet:// link without using a third-party UI app?

How to change default app to open magnet:// link without using a third-party app? I knew I maybe could use RCDefaultApp to do it but I am trying to figure out how to do it without installation of ...
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The application is not open anymore

I am trying to open Discord.app but it doesn't open, instead I get a box that says The application "Discord.app" is not open anymore. I press cmd shift esc and I can see Discord.app in the list, ...
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Is there an iOS email app that can unsubscribe from IMAP folders?

I have a boatload of folders on my IMAP servers that I don't need day-to-day -- they are really archives. Using Apple's mail application, there's no way to unsubscribe from folders, so these archive ...
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How can I check how many times an iPhone or iPad has been charged?

On my MacBook Pro, I can see in the About this Mac → System Report → Power link, how many times the laptop has been charged. It lists the condition (currently as "Normal") on my laptop. I've seen it ...
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iPhone see apps downloaded from different Apple ID

On iOS 12 iPhone is there a way to see a list of apps downloaded from a different Apple ID (the one I’m not currently signed-in to). I would like to get all apps on one account so I don’t have to ...
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On iOS how to view the tweets of a particular user in Twifferific and Tweetbot

Let's say I found in a bio the twitter handle @BarackObama (or even a less popular one) and I want to quickly look at the tweets of this user. I'm having a hard time finding an easy way to do this ...
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Updates for apps on app store come in slowly

I'm noticing on my phone that updates for apps seem to come in slowly for some reason. Yesterday (March 10), I had updated all my apps so everything was "up to date". Today, I see I have like 13 ...
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What's the shortcut to switch between app documents in a Spanish keyboard?

I know the shortcut to switch between app documents (or Finder windows) is Cmd+~, but in the Spanish keyboard to get a tilde you can't use a single key, you need to press Alt+Ñ. I've tried pressing ...
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App to annotate images

I know Preview can annotate images, but does anyone know which app is used to create the style of arrows in the following image? (This appears in https://apple.stackexchange.com/a/220496/251846, but ...
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Rebind Copy in Finder Application

I want to rebind Copy function in Finder. I have successfully rebound Paste (Keyboard -> Shortcuts -> App Shortcuts -> + -> Menu Title = Paste, Keyboard Shortcut = Ctrl + A) but no success with Copy. ...
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How to posterize image with Procreate

How to posterize image using Procreate? Even Google is silent on that. Maybe they have a different name for that effect. I am looking for an effect which reduces the number of colors similarly as in ...
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iMac; OS X Yosemite; App switcher continues to come up without pressing <cmd>-<tab>

I am having an issue with an older iMac. The app switcher will come up and then rapidly switch between either two or all icons without pressing -. It seems as if moving the mouse is causing the ...
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Skype on iPhone - does phone have to be awake / unlocked to receive calls?

I have just installed the Skype app on my iPhone 5 running iOS 10.3.3. To recieve Skype calls does the phone have to be awake/unlocked? Does the Skype app have to be open/launched? I periodically ...
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IOS 12.1.4 - Apps bugged, can't delete or reinstall

I recently changed to a temporary iPhone 6, while my main iPhone is being repaired. Because this phone has a lot less RAM, I deleted some apps (from Settings -> General -> Usage.) Two of these apps ...
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Downloading an application without the admin password [duplicate]

I am a standard user of a Mac Mini. There are certain applications I would like to download from the web, but they require the Apple installer, which then requires the admin password. Is there any way ...
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Include icon in manually created .app bundle

From How to make a Mac OS X .app with a shell script? I recently learned of a hack for creating a .app file from a file folder which contains an application with resources. The top folder is given ...
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Not enough space error prevents me to download even though there is enough space

I had a game on my ipad and since something wasn't working in it their support team recommended I delete it then reinstall. So i deleted it, but now when I want to reinstall it I get an error message ...
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Develop in-house app for another company signing with own Apple Developer Enterprise account

My company has regular/yearly Apple Developer Program membership. At the moment I'm developing an app for another company, to be used only in-house. They are asking me to give them a signed IPA file. ...
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Is it possible to duplicate and rename an application?

I tried to do this: ➜/Applications$ cp -R Atom.app OtherAtom.app but opening OtherAtom just basically opens Atom. It does not produce another application in the command tab menu. Maybe I need to ...
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What iPhone mail application is this?

What iPhone application for mail is this please? I don't recognise it, but it seems to be popular in Sweden. Obviously I have removed the email portion to respect the user's privacy.
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third party content app document for app store

i send multi time app for review in app store but not accept and it's need third party Document, but i don't find anything about it. there isn't any sample or example my app work with my site api and ...
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What's  > About This Mac > System Report > Software > Applications for?

 > About This Mac > System Report > Software > Installations shows you all of the installations on your Mac, but  > About This Mac > System Report > Software > Applications ...
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How do I find all files of a specific type that are outside of a folder?

I want to find all .app files on my Mac that aren't in the Applications folder. How do I do this? Please unmark as duplicate 1st point: The suggested dupe's answer explains how to get a list of all ...
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Company Website required for registering as Enterprise App Developer

I am trying to register under the Enterprise Developer program but I get a response that the website needs to be working. Does the website need to be a company name domain or can it be an app name ...
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Limit iOS's app access to sound output

I am a new iPhone user, because Apple has formed an amazing partnership with Cochlear Corp (hearing-implant devices), so I can directly pair my cochlear implant with my iPhone. The app for this is ...
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Install a legacy version of an app on ios 12

I want to downgrade the app Shortcuts from the newest version (2.1.3) to the old version 2.0. I found a tutorial on the internet: https://medium.com/@iosight/how-to-legally-download-any-previous-...
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How can I see what permissions an enterprise app certificate has?

I live in Iran, and here most Iranian apps are banned from the App Store, and are distributed using enterprise certificates. There are even Iranian app stores that use a single such certificate to ...
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How do I download latest compatible version of an app?

So, I was trying to download PicsArt and it says that I need a 10.0 IOS version. And that's happenning to almost every awesome app and games in the App Store. And that's the problem, I almost can't ...
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My Siri shortcuts don’t run after iOS 12. Siri gives Error Everytime

Apple branded apps can run with Siri Shortcuts perfectly. I send a demonstrate gif for phone calling with Siri shortcuts. On the second gif, you can see that real problem is with 3rd party apps. ...
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Identify macOS Menu bar app - forking arrows icon

I follow some videos on macOS and notice this app icon in the Menu bar. I am curious to learn more about the app and what purpose it serves. I may possibly be missing a great macOS app.
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Not able to install TestFlight (only), any other app installing just fine

I'm not able to install TestFlight from the Appstore, I get the error "Unable to Download App" (Check the image below) I can download any other app just fine, for some reason just TestFlight can't be ...
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I want to Remove an old app in my AppStore Connect

I have one app that is removed from sale individually but also still for sale in a bundle. Still,the option "Remove App" appears in "App Information" Section. But as I pressed it, Apple says I cannot ...
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How to unsubscribe from subscriptions in Find Friends App

Recently within Find Friends App I have created a subscription like this: And now I would like to remove that subscription because subscribed person is notified every time when I arrive to selected ...
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How to use automator services in Fluid-created apps in Mojave

I was having an issue with Spotlight and an Apple support person had me "upgrade" to Mojave and now I'm pissed off. None of my Automator services work in my Fluid Apps anymore! I have about a half-...
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Are applications required to be installed to the /Applications folder in order to be sandboxed?

I have an application installed in the ~/Applications folder. I've been using it for years with no problems. But after a recent update this application started giving me warnings that it should be ...
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Why can’t I redownload Minecraft when I deleted it

I paid for Minecraft on the App Store. I accidentally deleted it and now I can’t get it back. I signed into all 3 of my accounts but it always says minecraft costs money. How do I fix this?
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HTTP Watchdog iOS Application

Is there some application for iOS that alerts me if a HTTP server is down? I am looking for a simple app that sends an HTTP GET request to a URL of my choice several times a day. It can e.g. show a ...
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Can I find out which iOS apps are no longer available in the App Store?

I have hundreds of apps installed on my iOS device. I've noticed that some of those apps do not appear to be in the App Store any longer. Is there a way to quickly identify which apps I have ...