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Questions tagged [applications]

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

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Application Running with Wine Not Displaying Correctly [closed]

I am trying to run Super Smash Land using Wine on my Mac Book Pro (Mojave). I have installed Wine and XQuartz using Home-brew on my computer and ran the .exe file with wine SuperSmashLand.exe. While ...
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Is it possible to include emoji in the app description in the App Store? Wouldn't the app be rejected or banned?

I have an app listed in the App Store. Don't you know is it possible to use emoji in the description of the app or use any kind of text formatting (italic, bold, underline)? I have found the ...
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Unable to Cmd+Tab after closing application

When I close an application in macOS 10.12.6, and press Cmd+Tab to switch applications straight after, quite often nothing happens for 2-3 seconds. I have to wait for 2-3 seconds before I can switch ...
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How do I get old apps like Photoshop CS5 to work on macOS Mojave

On the weekend I upgraded my MacBook Pro to macOS Mojave. Things are mostly ok but I have some apps that no longer work. The one I’m most stressed about is Adobe Photoshop CS5. When I try to run it it ...
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Unable to redirect Salesforce links to Salesforce App

I'm unable to open the Salesforce links in Salesforce App. The links are directly opening in Safari, but they need to open in the Salesforce App rather than the browser. Is there some settings ...
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Wondering about discontinued Tabula Mac app

I heard about a good geometry application called "Tabula," developed by Numeracy Works, that was discontinued a few years back. Every website I found that hosts Tabula links back to here, but that ...
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Why would an app constantly monitor /etc/passwd?

I noticed today that Adobe Desktop Services is constantly monitoring /etc/passwd. Would would be the point? Passwords are not stored in /etc/passwd so why would an app monitor /etc/passwd? What info ...
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iTunes Connect app update has an old version number

I made a typo when submitting a new update to my app. The update version in the build is 2.3 (correct), although I accidentally wrote it as 2.1 (incorrect) in App Store Connect. The update was ...
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Is there a way to disable all scrolling online? (for desktop)

I am looking for a solution primarily for macbook and desktop use and in a web browser - possibly an extension or plug in. I have an inner ear condition and scrolling makes me dizzy. It is a long ...
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Change the sleep icon in login window (loginwindow.app)

I would like to change the sleep icon in the login window. I've found loginwindow.app (/System/Library/CoreServices/loginwindow.app) and replaced Sleep.tiff with the desired image with identical file ...
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Xcode saying Network Extension capability is not enabled when it is

I have been having a lot of issues for the last two weeks trying to sign and distribute a 3rd party MacOS app. I am unable to sign an app with Xcode properly because Xcode is saying that I do not have ...
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Apple Measure AR App not working

The new Apple Measure AR app on my iPhone X stopped working after crashing. I tried reinstalling the app many times, but it's not working. It just crashes while opening the app. Anyone else facing ...
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App download stuck in iOS

Whenever I try to download an app in iOS, the icon goes onto my Home screen, but then it gets stuck on loading. What do I do to resolve this?
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How to systematically change a default app for files in a given folder

I would like all of the (say) pdf files that land in my Download folder to open with (say) Acrobat instead of my default Preview (but I want to retain Preview as a default for all other pdf files). I ...
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Program for creating manuals (step by step)

I search for an application like Windows Problem Step Recorder for Mac. I want to create a step by step tutorial with screenshots - the tool should make a screenshot on every interaction (left click, ...
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Applications suddenly not working

I have an iMac running El Capitan OS 10.11.6 (late 2015, intel i5 3.2GHz, 8GB memory). When we woke it from sleep this morning all the applications suddenly have .app appended and clicking on ...
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How to do a clean installation of a software in Mac

I bought a software as a dmg file. It came with a license which was expired on 31st October 2018 So, I bought a newer version of that of that software with a license for the next 12 months. When I ...
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Not being able to verify apps

I have an iPhone SE, running iOS 12. As part of a programming course I do, we made some apps. 4 in total. Whenever I try to open one of these apps I get this message: However when I go to settings ...
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Finder shows incorrect application icon for VMware Fusion

The VMware Fusion app (via Finder) is showing the wrong (After Effects) icon in the Application list. See the selected line in my list of applications below: I’m on macOS Mojave 10.14. How can I ...
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Broken App Downloading?

Sorry - Not sure if this has already been answered. I saw a couple of answers that seemed helpful, but I couldn’t find the right solution that worked. I’ve been trying to download an app for awhile. ...
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Focus sensitive apps unable to detect that some emulated games are focused

So I have some apps* that load application specific profiles whenever it detects that a certain other app is focused. Most often I just have to point to the target's .app in /Applications and the ...
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Mac app for showing a screensaver/image only on mirrored display

I am searching for a macOS program or app which can display a configurable fullscreen image only on the mirrored display (projector). So I can search the presentation files for the speakers and the ...
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Terminal application no longer displaying open and cannot open new window

In macOS Sierra v10.12.5 on MacBook Pro, When I used to use my terminal application, I could open an additional terminal window right from the dock. Also, when in use, on the dock, terminal would have ...
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Hide “Update” notification for Xcode on macOS Mojave, Xcode is not installed

I'm running 10.14.1 and Software Updater says everything is up to date. But App Store insists in telling I have a "Pending Update" for Xcode, even though I don't have Xcode installed. (I just have ...
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macOS App Store Shows the Downloaded Xcode App as “Not Downloaded”

I download the Xcode 10.1 from the Mac App Store. I checked its version, version is 10.1 in truth. However, the Mac App Store shows that Xcode is not downloaded like this: Is there any way to ...
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Folders disappearing from Launchpad

I have a problem with Launchpad in macOS Mojave 10.14. It was already present in previous versions of macOS. Sometimes I start my Mac and I find the Launchpad completely messy. All of the folders ...
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MacOS application does not launch when double clicked but does launch from terminal

I have written a (GUI) Python script which requires one external file and one module (in a folder). In order to package this script for distribution to others, I am using the following application ...
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Default video app keeps resetting from MPV

The Problem I use the mpv video player to play all videos on my mac, though I also have VLC installed. The problem is that after a while my default video application changes to VLC (and/or Quicktime, ...
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What is this security feature called?

What is this "System software from developers" security feature called and where can I find the technical details for how it works with applications (like AVG)? I believe this is a kernel extension, ...
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How do I get rid of a null app [duplicate]

I have a null app which is quite annoying, I’ve searched up how to delete it but they all say go to storage and delete it from their but the app isn’t in storage and I haven’t found a way to delete it ...
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What is the process „Tornit“? It wants to access Safari documents & passwords

I was using Safari a couple of days ago, when I got a pop-up window: Tornit wants to control Safari and access your documents and passwords. Do you allow it? I clicked No. Tornit is a process I ...
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Automatic App Download Question

Is there a way for me to download an app without it being automatically downloaded to other devices without turning off automatic downloads on other devices?
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How can I see which filetypes a given application can open?

I have an app, it's refusing to open a file with a certain file extension. How do I check which file extensions it will open?
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Do I need Bonjour on my PC, Windows 7 Professional?

I'm hearing alot about iTunes which I don't use. I’m unable to research what Bonjour does. If I delete it will it affect anything else on my PC?
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How can I mute or at least lower the volume of an app on the Apple Watch?

The "Seven" work-out iOS app has an Apple Watch app. Neither "Mute" nor "Theatre Mode" seem to affect this app. It persists in making loud sounds, apparently specifically tailored to wake up my family ...
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Is it a good practice to create a desktop shortcut on mac?

I have been installing some popular software for Mac and observed that installation packages do not create a desktop shortcut as they often do on windows. What is good practice to follow: Should I ...
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Apple Rejected My Game (Design: Spam 4.3) [duplicate]

Apple Review Team rejected my game because of Guideline 4.3 - Design Spam. I'm pretty sure about my game isn't similar any other game in App Store but they said : We noticed that your app provides ...
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How to stop “iCloud-enabled apps” from showing me Open window on activation?

Several apps, which I will refer to as "iCloud-enabled apps", have an annoying tendency to show me an “Open” dialog box whenever they are launched or activated by clicking on the Dock icon when ...
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Mojave App Store Only Shows “Updates” Tab

I'm having trouble with the App Store since installing Mojave. The issue seems to have been addressed here, but since I'm new to this site, it won't allow to post there with follow-up questions. I'm ...
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How can I turn off the internet for all the apps, except the one in use on my iPhone?

When turning on the Low Battery Mode, some apps stop working in background. But, somehow they are still using the internet and I receive notifications from specific apps (which I am sure they need ...
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How have I got two identical Amazon Prime Video apps on my phone?

I recently clicked a link which took me to the App Store to download the Amazon Prime Video app. This was confusing to me because I already have that app. I downloaded it anyway, and now I have two ...
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What would be a good application on macOS to record calls and meetings in Skype, Hangouts, etc?

I want to be able to record all kinds of calls and video conferences, such as those done in Hangouts, Skype and more.
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How to I get subtitles to work in iPlayer on Apple TV 4th gen?

Why does BBC iPlayer on Apple TV 4th gen have no subtitles? Deleted and reinstalled but can’t view any subtitles at all. Any ideas? Anyone? I have tried pulling down during playback. Selecting “auto” ...
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I cannot sign into the App store. Any time I attempt to I get the same error screenshotted below.

I have tried literally everything I can think of to include deleting my login information for the app store and and reentering it entirely. Unfortunately I cannot seem to find a solution despite the ...
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Content not refreshing in iOS apps

Everytime I open an iOS, app instead of refreshing to the homepage and showing me new content the app opens to where I was last time I used it. For example, when I open a third party news app, instead ...
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Find a list of installed apps that can no longer run because they have not been updated with the current operating system? [closed]

The question is for both iOS and macOS. I have enough apps installed that I’d like to make this info into a kind of report.
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iPhone SE - Icons at the top-right corner seldom work in many apps

I just got an iPhone SE. I have a strong suspicion that parts of the screen (mainly top-right corner, but it might be top-left corner as well) are not responsive enough. On the other hand they work ...
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My chat apps stopped working well only in my home!

My phone is Iphone 5s 11.4.1 and apps were working very well but suddenly chat apps (such as Facebook messenger, viber, telegram, etc) have stopped working well. (I hear the voice of the other person ...
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How to reset app thumbnails in iOS

On an iPhone, when you double-tap your home button, it brings up the app switcher, which shows you all the apps that are currently running. But the thumbnail that is displayed when switching apps is ...
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How do I disable macOS Mail.app and use only Thunderbird for handling email

The Mail.app on my Mac automatically launches upon login. I have exhaustively tried to stop it from launching without success. I held the mouse on the Mail.app icon in the Dock, right clicked and ...