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Help in trying to make an Automator script .jpg Contact Sheet

So I have a friend who makes these nice contact sheets, by using FastStone Image Viewer 7.5 on a PC... I am on a Mac. Is there a way to take .jpg files I have and run an automator script to make a ....
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Using a power bank for MacBook Pro 2015

My venerable MacBook Pro 2015/retina still has plenty of life in it but it is of course not up to date with a variety of things. For instance, I understand that its Thunderbolt 2 ports cannot be used ...
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Post Flexgate - 2017 Macbook Pro screenless setup: How can I connect a monitor to the internal graphics port?

Is there a way to connect a flex-cable or interface card to the mac's internal display connector to branch out HDMI or TB? It would save a lot of time and preserve GPU power for the screens that are ...
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MacbookPro14,2 Gigabit internet Speed. Is it possible?

I have MacbookPro14,2, and following is the internal ethernet spec. I was wondering if its possible to use external gigabit ethernet (found on USBc dock), and have gigabit internet. I have a gigabit ...
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Left hand side USB-C ports on 2017 MBP 15" blocked

Ive got a 2017 15" Macbook Pro. This model has 4x USB C ports (2 on each side) which can be used for pretty much anything from charging to connecting to an external display (as long as you have ...
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a1466 2012 Air configure Swap space

I have a 2012 Macbook Air A1466. Had it for a decade now and still haven't gotten a new laptop since! It's probably the best investment I've made. However, it's been slow past few years with newer ...
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Can my Macbook (Retina, 12-inch, 2017) be connected to two monitors at the same time? (Through one USB-C port)?

I would like to connect my Macbook (Retina, 12-inch, 2017) to 2 screens simultaneously. I've seen people using two Multi-Ports/Adapters/Hubs connecting them to 2 different USB-C inputs, but I only ...
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You can’t open the “Energy Saver” preferences pane because it is not available to you at this time.?

Today I see that in spotlight energy options, and this options is not working: p.s I have MacBook 16 from this year. I want remove from mac this panel by sudo, but I can get information: m@m /S/L/...
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Is there a way to check the serial number of my MacBook motherboard that shipped with my MacBook, with the Macbook's serial number?

Is there a way to check the serial number of my MacBook motherboard that shipped with my MacBook if I have the machine serial number? I'd like to check if a 3rd-party repair shop swapped out my ...
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Macbook Air Charging Habit

I'm using Macbook air 2020 M1, use it for my main driver, and I usually work quite a lot both in workplace and home. Since MBA 2020 has amazing battery life, usually I don't bring my charger to ...
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non-iPhone TRRS headset microphone not recognized on Macbook Air

I'm trying to use a TRRS headset with my Macbook Air 2017 (Catalina), but the Air is only recognizing it as output, but ignoring the microphone as input. The headset is HTC-branded (it was included ...
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Unable to Run Boot Camp Assistant Because of Microsoft Reserved Partition in disk0s2

I keep running into this error when running Boot Camp Assistant: Boot Camp Assistant was unable to verify if the Windows partition contains a Windows installation. This may be because BitLocker is ...
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Can only share one way between MacBook and iMac

I have a MacBook and an iMac, both running the latest version of Monterey. From the iMac, I can connect to the MacBook in Finder either as a registered user or using my AppleID. From the MacBook, I ...
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How to record a video on MacBook Pro with a mirrored camera view?

I am trying to record a video (mirrored) on my MacBook Pro but every camera is not mirrored. I tried recording in iMovie, Final Cut Pro, and Quicktime. None of them record mirrored and I can't see an ...
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Change display arrangement in OS X/macOS programmatically using USB-C/HDMI port number

Every time I turn my computer from sleep the display arrangement changes randomly. I have tried all these solutions from this post but they don't work for me because the persistent/contextual IDs keep ...
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Installed windows 10 on macbook pro 8,3 late 2011 17" but I get a radeon graphics card error 43

I have installed windows 10 64 bit via bootcamp but I have problems with the bootcamp support 5.1.5769 drivers. I get the error 43 code. Is there a workaround?
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Install windows 7 on MacBookPro8,3 late 2011 17"

My goal is to install windows 7 on my MacBookPro8,3 (MacBook Pro from 2011). But the windows 7 USB installer or DVD can't be recognized when booting via the options(alt) command. This is where I am ...
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Screen turns off with weird artifacts if any window except the terminal is open

I've had this problem with my Macbook Pro 13'' 2017 (A1708) for around 2 years now and have been using it with an external monitor. Everything works fine except for its built-in screen. When I turn ...
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Could a buggy Bluetooth device cause MacBook keyboard issues?

Over the past year I've had increasingly buggy behavior with my MacBook keyboard, including non responsive keys and delayed response. The issues seemed to have no particular association with any ...
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Use MacBook as a second screen for Chromebook

I have my MacBook M1 as my personal laptop, and I have a Chromebook as my work laptop. I don't really like the trackpad and keyboard of the Chromebook so I wish to use my MacBook just for the display, ...
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Can my Macbook (Retina, 12-inch, 2017) output 4K resolution content to my TV/Monitor via a HDMI cable?

I have a MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, 2017) and obviously my screen resolution is not 4K, but what I'd like to know is if that limits the ability to stream my screen at a higher resolution on a higher ...
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MacBook Pro M1 13" macOS Monterey can't set external display as main display

In the display settings, I tried to drag the menu bar from the laptop display to the external screen, but it doesn't seem to have any effect. How can I resolve this issue? Thank you!
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Is it possible to use one MacBook's display as the display of another MacBook's display? [duplicate]

I have two MBP and one of them is broken. The broken one can't display stuff. Is it possible to use the other Mac to display the broken one's screen? Thanks,
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How to stop power chime on Monterey with lid closed

I would like to completely disable the power chime on my 2019 MacBook Pro running Monterey (12.3.1). I was able to partially disable it with git.io/powerchime, which keeps it from chiming when awake; ...
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External Hard Drive No Longer Detected On Macbook Pro

My MacBook froze and I had the spinning wheel. At that time I had my 2TB external drive mounted of which I have never had problems during multiple uses. I had to hold down power and just restart so I ...
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MacBook Pro a1502 - Cannot start unless magsafe is connected - power is 100%

I have just upgraded the battery on my MacBook a1502, and everything worked fine for a few weeks. But now when I close the screen down for sleep for more than a few hours, I have to connect the power ...
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M1 macbook pro randomly outputs garbage audio when closed / sleep

I have a 2021 m1 mbp... I keep it plugged into external speakers, and at random moments (like just now it happened twice within a 10 minute period) it will just output horrific loud garbage noise for ...
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third monitor doesn't display until restart

I'm using my MacBook Pro in clamshell mode with 3 external monitors attached via HDMI to Lightning / USB-C dongles. Generally, this works pretty well, except whenever I disconnect all the monitors to ...
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MacBook A1707 slowed down after battery replacement

I have a MacBook Pro A1707 2016 model. I have changed the battery but after battery replacement, I have found out that my computer slowed down a lot and both fans work so fast, loudly, and non-stop. I ...
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How to swipe between full screen apps with one finger on magic mouse

Sweeping among full screen apps is really difficult to me. Is there any way to sweep between them only with one finger on magic mouse?
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M1 Pro for software development [closed]

I need to replace my Intel-based macbook, but I found out that currently, the stores are only providing the ones with M1 chipsets. So, I thought it might not be that bad with M1 Pro (10 core version), ...
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Unopened app taking 95%+ of battery power

I have a 2015 MBP on MacOS 11.6 and it recently has been running out of power quickly. When I click the battery icon on the top bar, it shows Atom is drawing significant power. This is weird because ...
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Macbook Pro, Screen sharing with extended display

I would like to share the screen between 2 Macbook Pro´s, such that one is the extended display of the other (Hence not just mirroring). I have 2 Macbook Pros (1 mid 2012 and one 13-inch, 2020). The ...
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Stuck in macOS Utilities while reinstalling macOS

I’m trying to reinstall my macOS, but now I’m stuck in macOS Utilities. And when I want to reinstall macOS Sierra I get "Permission denied":
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After MacBook is connected to TV through HDMI, the audio output device is restricted to TV speaker only when playing video on Apple TV app

The version of macOS is Monterey. Audio output device for other applications can be changed as expected. I can change it to built-in speaker, earphone, etc. However, when it turns to Apple TV app, the ...
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Is there a command that I can run in Mac terminal to allow notifications for a specific app?

Is there a command that I can run in Mac terminal to allow notifications for a specific app? For example, I am trying to allow notifications for both Podcasts and Stocks but I do not see those apps in ...
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How do I restore the high resolution in my external monitor with the MacBook Pro?

I plugged in an extra high-resolution display — the likes of which we might have used in the 90s with a tube monitor but have been very difficult to come by lately. When I plugged this display into ...
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MacBook Air M1 and weird text rendering on Samsung S49A950U ultrawide

I'm running Samsung S49A950U from my M1 Air at the native resolution via USB-C cable. No issues with the resolution itself (5120x1440) or the frequency (60Hz). Using USB-C to DisplayPort gives me ...
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MacBook Pro 2020 M1 Big Sur not accepting the right password

I am sure that I am typing the right password but my computer doesn't accept it. Mac doesn't show forget reset your password. When opening in Recovery Mode it doesn't show the startup disk. And when ...
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Monterey - repeated kernel panics : watchdog timeout: no successful checkins from dfrd in 180 seconds

My MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2019) is experiencing repeated kernel panics with the message below: panic(cpu 1 caller 0xfffffff02856d6ec): userspace watchdog timeout: no successful checkins from dfrd in ...
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If my MBA has 4 cores, why does About This Mac say it has 2?

In About This Mac, it says that my Mac has a dual-core CPU, but Activity Monitor says that I have 4. I also checked this in Terminal with sysctl -n hw.ncpu but it also gave 4. If I have 4 cores, why ...
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Mac Charger clicks once when plugging in, but there are no sparks

I have noticed that, when I plug in My MagSafe Charger Replacement(It's a 'T' model), It makes a single CLICK sound, but I see no sparks, and It only CLICKS sometimes, Is there something wrong I am ...
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Erratic mouse movement on Macbook Pro trackpad

I am experiencing erratic behavior of my Macbook Pro (2020) trackpad. I can't seem to be able to precisely target anything, with the mouse constantly jumping around during movement (sometimes jumping ...
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How to change MacBook 16" M1 resolution to 1920x1080p?

I need to record screencast HD 1920x1080 videos but I can't find a way to set the builtin laptop screen resolution to those dimensions. It can be done on an Intel MacBook 16" 2019 using software ...
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My apple internal SSD has become extremely slow

I have a 2017 13" MacBook Pro with a Apple 500gb SSD, model APPLE SSD AP0512J. I have noticed over the last year that my machine has become more and more frustrating to use - everything just ...
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Black space between top display and menu bar Macbook Air M1

I was try to changes display scale to other options, but still same. Anyone has issue like this?
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Recommendations MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013) Bootcamp 120 GB

I'm considering installing bootcamp to play a single game Valorant on my Macbook. I'm clearing up storage space for this very purpose, and will have only 80 GB of free storage space to likely even ...
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Running a Macbook Pro 2017 constantly plugged in

I have a 2017 Macbook Pro which is my work machine. I wish to use my external monitor as the primary display. From experience, I know that the monitor works only when the Mac is plugged in to the AC ...
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Access the content of the iPad/iPhone via SSH from MacBook Pro

While I saw many tutorials about how to access your MacBook Pro from iPad/iPhone via SSH, I wonder if it is possible to do the opposite, namely to access the content of the iPad/iPhone via SSH from ...
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Mid 2012 Macbook Pro won't update from Sierra 10.12.6 to Catalina

I have a Macbook Pro, 13 inch mid 2012 on which I'm doing a clean install on an external SSD. I was able to install Mountain Lion which I have upgraded to Sierra 10.12.6. I'm now trying to update to ...
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