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Can I make Xcode app icon with 512x512 icon instead of recommended 1024x1024?

I'm following this tutorial on making icons for a React Native app using Xcode. It recommends using Icon Set Creator to make the set of icons of various sizes for iOS, and Android Asset Studio for ...
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How can I upgrade my OpenGL version?

I have a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2018, Mojave), and according to this document, the OpenGL version should be 4.1. However $ glxinfo | grep "OpenGL version" OpenGL version string: 2.1 ATI-2.11.21 What ...
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“No Corestorage logical volume groups found” error in recovery mode [closed]

I was following the steps in the video to solve a distortion pattern on my screen: https://youtu.be/9XDK7G2pTHs I have a problem that after all the steps ran successfully, when I reboot and enter at ...
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In bash, how to open .png file in a Mac app which only has “import” in the app menu

I'm using 'engauge Digitizer' to digitize the charts (.png file). When to automate the process, I wish to write bash script or to use Python Subprocess library to control it. The first step is to ...
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Applescript (Adobe Illustrator) find coincident X coordinate on a path for any given Y coordinate

I have two lines as shown in the screenshot below (Adobe Illustrator file) which my script produces. Is there any way, using AppleScript, to find the value of X for the coincident points on the ...
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Pixelated external monitor image through USB-C to DisplayPort cable

This is what my external monitor shows with my new 16-inch mac (2019) through a usb-c to displayport cable. It's a really grainy texture. Whereas this is what my external monitor shows with my old ...
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Show random image for screensaver, no slideshow

Is there any way to have the screensaver show a single random image from a folder of images, but to not rotate the images in a slideshow? The closest thing I can get is by selecting the "Classic" ...
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Text displays with slight cyan highlight after scaling display

I'm using a 2019 Macbook Pro with Catalina 10.15.2. When I update the display resolution to the largest or second largest option under "scaled", the text appears strangely in many, though not all ...
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Mac Pro 3.1 with GTX 770 won't boot

I was given a MacPro 2008 with 1 CPU, 1TB hard-drive, no wifi and 6GB of memory. I patched via DosDude1's patch tool so enable NVME. Current Specs: 2x4core 3.2Ghz. Wifi, 32GB of RAM, PCIe/NVMe ...
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What causes my Macbook to spontaneously shut down?

Out of the blue today, my Macbook Pro 2015 15", running macOS Catalina 10.15.2, shut down while I was using it. Since then, for the past half hour or so, I haven't been able to keep it on for longer ...
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Bad visualization of games in macos

I'm having a problem when playing games on full screen or windowed games on macOS. The first photo I clicked is an example of how it shows the screen when trying to play albion online. The second ...
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Search finder for all photos in a given folder?

Prior to iOS using the HEIC image format (I'm aware this can be turned off) I used to be able to search for all images in a given folder taken on my iPhone, by using the search feature of macOS finder ...
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Should this new MacBook Pro be returned?

I ordered the base model MacBook Pro 13" with upgraded SSD and RAM about one week ago. I was starting to feel I maybe bought something of a lemon—seeing things like a spontaneous shutdown, a Safari ...
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Which APP should I use if I want to draw a workflow with mathematical expressions on Mac?

I want to find a graphic application that can draw basic workflows with mathematical expressions. For example, I want to draw something like the following figure from "Implementation and Optimization ...
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Can I flush, or release, my GPU memory?

Running an iMac Pro 10 core, 64GB Ram and 16GB Vega, MacOS 10.14.6. iStat menu (v6.40) is showing a consistent GPU Memory usage between 90% and 100% after I have been using the computer for awhile. ...
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Memoji/Animoji transparent background video

TL;DR: I want to get a Memoji video with a transparent background. When I record a Memoji video in Messages, the video clearly has no background (transparent) as switching between light/dark mode (in ...
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Screen glitches after installing ATI Radeon HD on my old Mac Pro

I decided to try and upgrade my old 2009 Mac Pro and update it based on the various guides that I've seen online. I figured the best 1st step would be to make sure that I flash it from 4.1 to 5.1, and ...
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iMac9,1 (2009 20") Compatible graphic cards

I own an iMac9,1 2009 20" (early 2009 20" iMac9,1) which just been recently upgraded to 8GB RAM and SSD drive as well as a software upgrade to El Capitan. I would like to know if there is a list of ...
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Confusion regarding Mac Pro graphic cards

I have an eraly 2008 Mac Pro 3,1 and I'm interested in upgrading its graphic capabilities. It currently has an ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT. I have looked online for compatible graphics cards but I'm ...
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Can't see images in mails I compose

When I attach an image in a mail, I can throw it anywhere, inline, but it shows up as an image icon rather than actually showing the image: Any way I can fix this? It also doesn't allow me to ...
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Dynamically adjust image canvas for images

I am new to Mac. In Windows OS, I use MS Paint to dynamically adjust the canvas using the mouse by dragging the borders within the GUI to paste multiple cropped images into it to create a single new ...
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AppleScript screenshot issue

Back in April I asked for some help to get AppleScript to take a screenshot over another one endlessly. Here you can find a deeper explanation of what I was intending to do: Take screenshot of ...
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Some .jpg images fail to open on iOS

I'm trying to open and/or save the images from The Language Atlas of the Pacific Area (http://ecai.org/austronesiaweb/PacificAtlasImageMaps.htm) and meet a strange effect: the smallest and, seemingly, ...
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How can I take control of photo “Categories” on my iPhone XR (iOS 12.4)?

When I tap Photos|Search on my iPhone XR (running iOS 12.4), I get links to "Categories" of images. Clearly a program has assigned categories to some of my photographs. For example I have three photos ...
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Is there a floating-ruler app for macOS?

I’m working with a notation software and I would need to space certain graphical elements evenly within a predetermined space (e.g.: I set a 5cm space and I have 5 elements, they need to be precisely ...
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Macbook Pro 2010 crashes after waking up and usually when launching a Google Search in Chrome

I've got issues with my MBP which seem to be persistent, even after replacing the logic board for supposedly one without hardware issues. There are some typical instances when my macbook pro fails (...
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Water spilled into the keyboard of my Macbook - would this affect the quality of the files saved on it?

Water spilled into the keyboard of my MacBook Pro. It still works the way it used to, but the pictures saved on the computer seem to have gotten pixelated. How could I recover the original quality of ...
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Where are the images for a .pkg / .dmg file located?

I was wondering where the default .pkg image file is that looks like: This is not located at system/library/coreservices/CoreTypes.bundle/resources Same goes for .dmg files. Unless I have to go ...
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Adding a gif image to Keynote for macOS

I am trying to add an image from Giphy to a presentation in Keynote. It seems to indicate I can drag and drop, but this isn't working. If I add an image pane all I get is a text address not the ...
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Why does macOS Preview show different sizes before/after resize?

An image saved locally on my MacBook Pro (macOS Mojave 10.14.3) has a size of 4.4 MB, as you can see in the screenshot below: 4.4 MB is the original size of the image, which has a resolution of ...
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Generating a mask png from a color image?

Apple requires certain icons to be monochrome masks with transparency in png file format. How (on macOS, using a built-in app, such as Preview, or an app in the App store, such as Pixelmator) can I ...
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How can I export drawing from Notes to an image with background on an iPad?

When I save drawing from the Notes app to Photos, the saved image has a transparent background instead of the background I see in the Notes app. You can see the transparent background if you open the ...
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How to keep all attachments downloaded all the time in Messages app?

I am using Messages app in iOS 12 and also forwarding them on to my Mac running macOS Mojave 10.14.5. I exchange photos with my friend and we discuss edits etc., sometimes on very old ones. When I go ...
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System reboots when I disconnect Blackmagic eGPU from my Mac mini

When I shut down the Blackmagic eGPU using the icon in the Menu bar: Or if I manually unplug it, the system wants to reboot. All the applications ask "Do you want to close?" Then if I say no, at some ...
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How do you export still images from an MPEG?

I have Mac Mojave with the regular version of Quicktime (not Pro). How do I export my short MPEG to a series of frames/images where I can grab and keep one of the images? Note, I am looking for a ...
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Can a 2018 Mac mini support dual 4k monitors at 60 Hz?

I guess I need more of a personal experience answer. The specications say that a Mac mini can support dual 4k monitors, but are there any caveats to this? I am planning to get 2 x 4k monitors and run ...
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Mac OSX My picture folder says 200 GB although it is empty

Mac OSX My picture folder says 200 GB although it is empty
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Screencapture keeps dedicated graphics active

When I use the screencapture tool on it turns on my dedicated graphics (Radeon Pro 560X) and when I finish the system doesn't switch to Intel graphics and consume my battery faster.Any idea how to ...
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How to use graphics card on VM?

I read here that I would need to use PCI Passthrough to use my graphics card in a VM. In order to give a virtual machine access to physical hardware, you must pass the hardware to the virtual ...
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Can I link an image without embedding in Mac MS Word 2016?

Earlier versions of Word for Mac let me link an image without embedding it, so that a) the Word file itself didn't bloat, and b) I could modify the image once, and have the changes show in every ...
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Bind App on integrated Graphics so I dont need to restart it if disconnecting eGPU

I use a MBPro 13inch (Mojave) 2018 with an AMD RX 580. If you want to disconnect from it, MacOS needs to restart certain Apps, some of them dont benefit from additional GPU-Power (Intellij, IRC-Client)...
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How can I preview an image in its original size?

I have 2 images in a directory and I see from the Get Info that one has Dimensions: 532 × 1051 and size 45KB on disk. The other based on the Get Info has Dimensions: 1440 × 2900 and size 379KB on disk....
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How can I center a PNG with a transparent background using the CLI?

I'd like to come up with a technique for properly posting images on this site on my Macbook using a CLI tool to do the conversion. This is a sample image that I'd like to make it so that the image is ...
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lightweight SVG viewer

Sometimes I want to look quickly at a large number of SVG files. My options seem to be Inkscape, which is rather ponderous and slow to open, or a browser, which is unsatisfactory for other reasons. ...
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Why am I seeing subtle horizontal lines? (Intel HD Graphics 4000)

I can't take screenshot of it and a picture taken with an iPhone doesn't show it, but here is an exaggeration of what it looks like (visible all over the screen): It appeared very recently; probably ...
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Can I run my Mac in safe mode but with better graphics bootstrapped?

I have an issue with OS but it seems to work stably in safe mode but the graphics are unbearable. For example the graphics flicker a lot when I use GitHub desktop app in safe mode. Can I run in safe ...
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MacOS iMessages can send text but not images using SMS via iPhone

I have until recently been able to send both text messages and images to SMS-contacts from my Mac (10.14.3) over my iPhone (12.1.4). (They have never had iPhones). Recently this stopped working, now ...
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Adjusting graphics cards settings in Mojoave to reduce overheating with external monitor (MacBookPro2018) [duplicate]

It seems common for MacBookPros2018 overheating when connected to external display (see other info about the general problem here, or here). Despite there is no risk for HW, it's quite uncomfortable ...
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iMessages sending tiny versions of images/GIFs

It doesn't seem to matter if I'm sending a personal photo, a GIF, or a video taken straight from iMessage, they're all sent to the recipient as super tiny versions of what I see them being sent as. ...
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Finding video drivers for macOS

I'm curious as to a problem I have. So, I bought a 2009 Mac Pro recently (with only coins, it was pretty epic) and did a little trickery to get macOS Mojave onto it. However, the video card ...