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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 (2019 20") Compatible graphic cards

I own an iMac9,1 2019 20" 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 graphic cards compatible ...
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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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Maximum Images Per Folder to Preserve Mac OS X Performance

I've read several thread here and on Apple's forums and the theoretical maximum number of files in a folder. Some of the articles contain links to references that have been removed. I am more ...
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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 ...
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Duet Display App

I am facing issues with Duet app running on my Mac mini (Mid 2011) and my iPhone 6s Plus. Although it is claimed to be compatible with these devices, the operation is anything but smooth. The display ...
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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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High Sierra VM Graphics

I have a macOS High Sierra VM (that I run on VirtualBox), and for some reason even though I've assigned 128mb of graphics to the VM (that was the maximum amount), in the VM it says that it has 3mb (...
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Can I use Preview to make this GIF file size smaller?

Here is a 2.6 MB GIF that I would like to post in a Stack Exchange question. That means it needs to be under 2 MB or 2 MiB (I can't remember which). https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/...
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How to draw a mathematical graph on mac

I want to draw two plots at x=1, y=3, at x=2, y=9 change the above plot so that y=exp(y), x is unchanged. I know this might seem silly to ask, but I do not have any experience to draw a mathematical ...
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How to interpret the USB MacBook maximum monitor resolution?

I'm wondering if a macbook (USB C only) can support a 49" (5120 x 1440) monitor display. The 2018 Macbook has the Intel® HD Graphics 615 card (per specifications). The Intel website for this ...
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How can I enable graphics on local macOS from remote Linux using SSH?

host: Ubuntu 64-bit local: macOS 10.13 64-bit I'm attempting to run a program on a remote Linux machine through ssh, and I want the GUI to appear on my local macOS laptop. When I execute ssh -v -X ...
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Open a picture with Photoshop or Preview based on file location

Let's say I want to open pictures from those specific folders with Photoshop by default (with double-clicking the file): /Users/bob/Project1/ /Users/bob/Project3/ And to open pictures with Preview ...
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How to determine if the graphics card is at fault on an iMac?

I ended up with an Mid 2010 21.5" iMac that I wanted to dust off and give to my kids. They have light needs, but I'd love to start introducing them to messaging and email with family, plus some ...
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Discrete Graphics not Activating

I have an issue getting the discrete graphics card to activate. The About This Mac screen shows only the Intel Iris Pro active. I've checked that Automated Graphics Switching is enabled in the Energy ...
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How can I save a bmp (bitmap) image file at 16bpp?

I need to save an image as Windows Bitmap BMP A1R5G5B5 16bpp. Source files are 32bpp image files (PNG and/or Windows Bitmap). Preview saves bmp images at 32 bits per pixel (bpp). XnConvert saves bmp ...
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Forcing Intel HD Graphics 5000 on a 2013 MacBook Air to output 4K

I have a late 2013 MacBook Air, running macOS Mojave connected to a 4K Monitor: Intel HD Graphics 5000: Chipset Model: Intel HD Graphics 5000 Type: GPU Bus: Built-In VRAM (Dynamic, Max): ...
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Quick Look full screen issue

Videos in a folder - open one with space bar - stretch it to a bigger size (almost full screen) - use arrows to scroll other videos - every video is that same bigger size. No problem. Pictures and ....
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Problem importing images into iMovie 10

I've recently encountered an issue importing images into iMovie 10 on some of our computers. The machines are running High Sierra and iMovie 10.1.6. On effected units, some imported images appear as ...
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Looking for a very simple image viewer for usage of viewing graphic design previews

Ive been looking for a program, that I can use to preview design outputs. On windows Photofiltre used to do it all very fast, but sadly it is for windows only. So Im looking for very simple (fast) UI,...