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Why are some 3D buildings more detailed than others in iOS's Maps app?

In iOS's Maps app, some 3D rendered buildings have ample details and colors, such as the San Francisco Golden Gate bridge or the details of the Oracle Park: However, some other buildings have less ...
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Any way to lighten the background of a JPG using Preview?

I'm on Mac OS Big Sur. Someone has sent me a picture of a printed page they took with their phone (JPG format) and when I open it in preview the background appears a little dark Anything I can do in ...
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Is an image as ".jpe" an ordinary JPEG, just with a different file extension?

I have a little dozen images with the file extension *.jpe. All the others are the well-known *.jpg, *.jpeg and so on. Can these images be renamed from *.jpe to *.jpg? Is there any difference to *.jpg?...
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How to fix black screen when switching to discrete graphics card (GPU)?

Symptom: When I open any app that triggers my computer to switch to discrete graphics, such as Adobe Illustrator or games on Steam, my screen goes black (with a backlight). The only way to recover my ...
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Convert SVG to PDF using command line in Mac OSX

I want to convert a SVG file to PDF from the command line on Mac OSX. Is there any way to do this?
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Scan a QR code with your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch

Per the directions: How to scan a QR code with the Camera app Open the Camera app from the Home Screen, Control Centre or Lock Screen. Select the rear-facing camera. Hold your device so that the QR ...
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What controls the dimensions of an IPhone 12 captured image?

I am comparing the images my IPhone 12 takes with those produced by other phones. The pixel dimensions of the images my IPhone takes are 1536x2048, whereas the pixel dimensions of images taken by a ...
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How do I save a black & white picture to a 1-bit image file?

I need a 1-bit image file to print on a laser engraver. I used to have quite a few graphics applications that could save 1-bit black & white TIFF files. I've owned Macs since 1987. However most of ...
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How to reset graphics driver under macOS? Screen static/garbage but only on internal display

I have a Early 2015 MacBook Pro Retina 13" which suddenly developed a very odd and specific issue earlier today. When running only the internal display under macOS, the display is unusable - ...
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PTP Mount iphone on macOS BigSur

On Windows, it is super easy to mount an iPhone via PTP. Picture Transfer Protocol It is recognized as a "Camera". This shows the iPhone as Drive in Explorer and gives access to all ...
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How to merge a big number of JPEG pictures to a filename-labelled merged PDF file in OS X?

I have a large number of JPEG files. Each JPEG file has a name in the format nameX.jpeg. I want to merge them to PDF such that one JPEG picture is on one PDF page where the name of JPEG is a label on ...
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How to interpret FPS report in a spindump output?

In the end of spindump output produced by Activity Monitor one can find following section: ----FPS Report Legend:----- Raw Instantaneous FPS: 30FPS delimiter: '|' 10FPS delimiter: '+' ...
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iMac fails to boot - graphics issue?

I'm having an issue with a 2017 iMac - it doesn't boot - crashes about half way through Apple logo progress bar, often with some funny graphics displaying - e.g. half the screen is yellow. I've reset ...
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Unable to upload .jpg files to GitHub repository, solved by copypasting files once again

I have a MacBook Air M1 and experienced the following. I was doing some coding locally in a separate folder (let's call it /dev) and some .jpg images were needed. They were downloaded into some folder ...
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MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) hot & noisy fan when second monitor plugged via USB-C

I have a problem in over heating and noisy fan when I have the second monitor plugged via USB-C (I have tried different types of external monitor, and the problem does happen with every monitor). I ...
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How to scroll between photos using arrows?

I want to open a photo and scroll between all the photos from the same folder using the arrow keys. Is there a way to do it using Preview or which software do you suggest to me?
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How come Automator can't find images on sites like this:?

I want all of these brains in a folder because I'd like to see them in a 3d stack. I've been following steps outlined as the top answer of this thread: How to download a webpage's all images at ...
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How do I display an image at a particular size (in mm)?

I’m trying to use my iPhone as a light source and a digital negative to make analog prints. For example, the Paper Exposer app generates a light source that when placed behind a 35mm strip of film and ...
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How to copy image directly from Finder to the clipboard? (instead of opening with Preview)

From Finder, how can I copy an image (in an image file, e.g., *.jpg, *.png) directly to the clipboard? (as opposed to, e.g., opening the file in Finder and then command + c to copy it to the clipboard)...
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Compressor Export causes Mac to freeze up, crash

When I export a movie from Final Cut Pro to compressor, it begins running just fine. However, it will eventually cause my Mac mini (2018) to start getting graphical glitches (parts of the window or ...
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MacBook 16 CoreI7 Graphics Display Problems in Chrome and Edge

I've noticed that after my MacBook has been running for a while, often both chrome and edge start misbehaving. Inside of the browser windows, selectively, I get scrambled images (see attached as ...
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finder search not showing thumbnails

When I search filenames of images in Finder, using the box in the upper right corner, the result does not display the thumbnails, see attachment where I searched for 2015. Otherwise the thumbnails ...
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Graphics glitch - checkered pattern in Chrome

I've had this MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) for a while now, but today it glitched out with huge green fields in all apps. After a reboot I see this checkered black/green glitch pattern in Google Chrome ...
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VirtualBox slows down when I move the window on a secondary monitor. How can I fix it?

HOST MACHINE: Macbook Air 2017 GRAPHICS: Intel HD Graphics 6000 1536 MB MACOS: Big Sur 11.2.3 and later VIRTUAL BOX Version 6.1.19 and later Intel HD Graphics 6000: Type: GPU Bus: Built-In VRAM (...
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Very strange green artifacts in Google Chrome?

I have no idea what this is, restarting chrome and my machine doesn't fix it, it seems random and it affects things randomly, and goes away randomly. Notice this issue comes up with I take the macOS ...
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Why is my iMac slowing down under multiple users?

Hardware: I have a 2014 iMac 5K. It's got 24GB of RAM and a 2TB SATA SSD I installed myself last summer. Full specs here: https://support.apple.com/kb/SP707?locale=en_US Software: Catalina 10.15.7 is ...
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Adjust the opacity/transparency of an image on Mac OS Big Sur

I thought i'd be able to do this with the built-in Preview app, but I can't find a way to do that. I have an image i'd like to reduce the opacity to 50%. Can anyone advise if there's a way to do this ...
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"Hang In The Main Graphics Engine"

Mac: MacBook Pro, mid2012, 9,1 Core i7 2.3Ghz, 16 GB RAM, 1TB SSD, nVidia 650M, IntelHD 4000 I use several macOS systems incl. the default one - Lion. 2 weeks ago slowdowns began to occur - apps slow ...
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is Intel Iris 1536 MB better than NVIDIA 8600M?

I was looking at a few games on steam and came across one that read "ATI Radeon HD 2400 or better / NVidia 8600M or better", my macbook has an Intel Iris 1536 mb (8Gb DDR3) and I was ...
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Why won't my iMac boot? (com.apple.displaypolicyd exited with abnormal code: 1)

I'm using a 21.5-inch 2017 iMac with 3.6GHz i7 CPU, and Radeon Pro 560 graphics card. I'm running Mac OS Mojave 10.14.6 For the last week, the iMac will not finish booting. The progress bar gets ...
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Convert images from JPGS to PDFS with the terminal [duplicate]

Good morning, is there a way to convert image formats such as PNG, JPG to PDF using the terminal? Would appreciate an answer very much.
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Best method to disable Radeon card in 2011 MacBook Pro?

LangLangC has given a very detailed answer as to how to disable the discrete Radeon graphics card in a 2011 MacBook Pro. It seems to be highly regarded, because it got a +97 score: GPU problem - ...
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What is this card and what's its purpose?

I've come across what appears to be a vintage PCI card for the Macintosh. I've searched everywhere to find out what it is, but so far it's been unsuccessful. It has what appears to be memory sims and ...
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Phantom Images showing in image capture

macbook pro catalina 10.15.7, iphone 7 ios 14.2. Here is a screen of some pictures in the camera roll that were taken with the phone. When i connect the phone to the mac book pro and open image ...
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Download iPhone pics via shell (terminal)

I've recently upgraded my iPhone from an SE to a SE2, and notice that the "Image Capture" app has trouble importing some of the photos. I've been holding off from using the "Photos"...
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How to paste graphics image data to folders in finder

If you right click and copy an image from Safari, Mail, etc. (or command-control-shift-4 to save screenshot to clipboard), certain apps support pasting (e.g., Mail, MS Word, etc.), but I can't paste ...
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11” Mid 2012 MacBook Air Display issue

My wife’s 11” MacBook Air Mid 2012: has been having this display issue in the last 2 years or so: the screen will segment itself into rectangles, which are small, and are wider than they are tall: ...
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Is there a way to tell which files I accidentally renamed to *.jpg aren't actually JPEG images?

I have a folder with many thousands of files, which due to an error had their extensions misnamed, all files now have the .jpg extension. In all the .jpg files I would like to find the non-image files....
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Strange video glitch in Chrome browser

macOS Catalina Version 10.15.7 MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) 18s video on YouTube: https://youtu.be/mk-jj-MZ-CM Tiny preview below: I like art but this is annoying. Last time restarting machine ...
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My Graphic Card on Macbook Pro 2020 doesnt work correctly

This is my Macbook: And when I open google maps, 3d view, then my fan starts working very loud. And this is how it looks: Is everything ok with this? Is my graphic card working fine?
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(10.15.7) From where can the Quartz image filters be accessed?

I stumbled upon the Quartz image filters when I was building a Quick Action in Automator. From within Automator, I was able to preview the image filters, and some of them are actually pretty cool. I'...
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Resized/Rotated PNG image using ImageMagic is blury. How to sharpen?

When I try to resize (shrink, in this case) and/or rotate a PNG file, it becomes very blurry. Besides (obviously) not wanting a blurry image, it's actually critical because these are shipping labels ...
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Keynote Mac, delete cropped image to reduce file size without losing image resolution quality

I have lots of high-resolution images inserted into the Keynote which makes the file very large. Image masking in Keynote is very convenient for me. But I only want a small corner of the images shown ...
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Create animated gif screen captures [duplicate]

How can I take an animated gif or mp4 screen capture of work I'm doing, as is seen in the gif below? I need the capture to span more than a single window. I prefer not to pay for software to do this, ...
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Convert .png image icon to .icns file (MacOS)

What command can I type in my BASH shell to convert a given icon in png format into the icns image format required by Apple .app directories?
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MBP Retina 16" 2019: Screen flickering with colors

Every few weeks the screen on my Macbook Pro 16" starts doing this: It happens only with some windows and sometimes the only thing that helps is restart. I went to the Apple store and they just ...
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Macbook pro 2011 Late cannot enable dGPU again

I'm struggling with some problem involved with enable dGPU AMD Radeon. To the needs of installation MacOS Catalina I had to disable discrete graphics card. I reboot into recovery mode and used command ...
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0% GPU Usage on iMac 2019 with Radeon Pro 560x, help!

Ever since I bought my iMac, the GPU has always been at 0% usage. Till now, I thought it was a software bug since Macs aren't great with GPUs, but when I found out about Intel Power Gadget - which ...
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Sleepimage deletion in Mac

I am not able to delete the sleep image. It currently runs on macOS Catalina. As root, when I try to delete the sleep image I get the message "Operation not permitted". Can someone help ...
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What is the radius of the windows on BigSur?

I read Apple's What's New in macOS about BigSur, and they have mentioned about an increase in the window radius, but they have not mentioned anywhere about what the radius is. Throughout macOS 11, ...
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