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Software component that adds a specific feature to an existing computer program.

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Create Plugins for Keynote

I'm interested in creating a plug-in for a keynote that shows a live web page (basically, an IFRAME). Keynote used to have this capability but no longer does. Is there any way to add this ...
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What are the HighPoint, SoftRAID macOS software extensions?

While cleaning some software off my computer, I noticed the following extensions listed in System Information → Software → Extensions. For context, I am running an M2 Max MacBook Pro with MacOS ...
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Deal with email messages that aren't quite spam

The spam button is good for marking spam messages and banishing them to the spam folder. I'm looking for a quick way to deal with messages that in my opinion are not quite spam. Mostly advertising ...
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Do you need to allow kernel extensions to use samsung t7 hardware on a Macbook pro M1 13 inch?

Do you need to allow kernel extensions to use Samsung t7 hardware on a Macbook pro-M1 13-inch?
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How to locate extensions in list of macOS system settings?

I am working on a macOS file provider extension. Sometimes it cannot register itself (or more precisely its file provider domains) correctly due to some XPC issues with the NSFileProviderManager. Then ...
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Find which Logic Pro project files contain specific plugin?

Do you think it might be possible to search a folder of Logic Pro session files and figure out which of them uses a certain plugin? I'm preparing to upgrade to the latest Mac OS, and before I do, I'll ...
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Disable bottom of MacBook trackpad [duplicate]

I’m interested in disabling the bottom 20% of the 2016 MacBook Pro trackpad. So a roughly 1/2” tall row across the entirety of the trackpad, on the edge furthest from the keyboard. When sitting in a ...
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Is it possible to create an extension that appears in the Music app's sharing menu?

macOS of course has an Extensions control panel in the System Preferences, so it is clearly possible to make sharing extensions that appear somewhere. But not all of the sharing options that appear ...
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GarageBand Plugins won't work because developer is not certified

So I was downloading plugins for Garageband. They were Audio Units, so they work with Garageband, and I was also able to drag and drop my Component files into the Components folder, my usual process ...
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How to use audio impulse response filters / digital signal processing in macOS?

I've used Room EQ Wizard to generate impulse response filters. These filters can be loaded into a Digital Signal Processor which will then correct the audio signal according to the speaker and room ...
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How do I remove Legacy System Extensions manually?

On startup I get the message about Legacy System Extensions. These are for software that is not installed/functional on my machine anymore (with Wacom and Logitech contacting the developer isn't much ...
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Authorization plugin for package installation

Is it possible to allow installation of specific packages/profiles without admin credentials by modifying authorization rights?.I was able to allow installation for all by modifying the installation ...
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How can I make a Dynamic wallpaper (like the ones in macOS Catalina) in OS X Yosemite

I am running OS X Yosemite (10.10.5) and I want to make a dynamic wallpaper (or use the one from macos mojave), is there an extension or something that allows me to do this sort of thing
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Cannot enable or disable Mail plug-ins

I have two Mail.app plug-ins installed: "GPGMailLoader.mailbundle" and "Smallcubed MailSuite.mailbundle". Currenly, GPG is enabled, and works, and MailSuite is disabled. However, when I toggle ...
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Why does the Terminal tab keep popping up on my MacBook Pro when I try to shut it down?

Recently, I started having problems with my MacBook Pro. Everytime I try to shut it down, the Terminal tab opens and shows the message on the picture (root#/usr/local/VASCO/NativeBridge/startup.sh ; ...
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How to add BlockComment extension for Xcode 11?

I'm new at the excode editor. I want to be able to add block comments (/* */), so I found an extension. But I can't seem to be able to add it to xcode. Everything leads me to Xcode -> ...
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Does Pages support LaTeX extensions?

Is there a location where I can install LaTeX plugins so that I can use the commands in the plugins which are not native to LaTeX in the equation editor in Pages? Or does Pages not support that? ...
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Parsing or decoding .pluginPayloadAttachment files?

Messages.app now stores links in the sqlite attachment database as files with ".pluginPayloadAttachment" extension. I have no idea how to parse these. Running them through xxd reveals some ...
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Missing Plug-in error while placing dashboard web clip widget on the desktop

Hi before updating my macOS to 10.13.6 I was able to use the next command: defaults write com.apple.dashboard devmode YES to drag my safari web clip widgets from Dashboard to my desktop, but after ...
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Is there a fix for action extensions to appear consistently in a contextual menu (in the same context)?

I'm running macOS Mojave (10.14.6) and can’t seem to get action extensions to appear consistently in a contextual menu (right-click menu). One of the best-known action extensions is Apple's "Markup", ...
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Revert or reset permissions of extensions

I accidentally approved the request of Weather extension to access my location info on macOS 10.14.6. I want to revert or reset this. How can I do that? Is there a way other than reinstalling macOS?
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Omnikey for Safari 13?

Omnikey is a very useful Safari extension that allows searching user-selected webpages by entering user-selectable keys preceding the search term. For example, entering "w Los Angeles" in the Safari ...
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Is there a way to block email tracking services on Apple's Mail app OTHER than blocking all remote images? Any extensions?

I work in an industry context where I deal with numerous promoters who all love to include click tracking software on their emails (both for opening message/links), for example via MailChimp, Constant ...
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Is it possible to block access to Safari's extensions?

I'd like my son to have access to Safari but not to the extensions, as these provide content blockers to innapropriate material. Is there a way to do this? Thanks
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How to see LaTeX output in Mail.app?

I frequently receive mails with LaTeX text which appear in normal text like $frac{(1+cos\theta)^2 but I want them to be rendered in Mail.app as it would be written in books. Is there any plugin or ...
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Mac occasionally freezes. Trying to decipher console system.log file

I'm trying to find the reason why my Mac (Mojave 10.14.4) has been locking up. It usually happens while using Cubase 10.0.5 but I want to specifically pinpoint the problem. Seems like it is something ...
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macOS: why only few login elements are in System Preferences

In macOS, under System Preferences / Users / Login Elements there is a list of Login Elements that are started at the startup. Actually only few elements are listed here. There are many other ...
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What happened to Preview's "Markup.appex"?

There's a Markup app extension in Mojave--it's clearly installed, because I can use it. Where did it go, though? It used to be in /Applications/Preview.app/Contents/Plugins/ in past versions of macOS, ...
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Accessing specific version of Java in Safari

I am using Safari 12 running on macOS Mojave 10.14. The Web based VM detects the installed version of Java on my Mac as 1.5. For my particular needs version 1.6 is required. I have installed the ...
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Address Book / Contacts.app AppleScript plugins no longer working in Mojave

For years, I've relied on an AppleScript (.scpt) file placed in ~/Library/Application Scripts/com.apple.AddressBook to provide click-to-dial functionality via our Asterisk PBX directly from macOS ...
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How to disable codesign check on Logic Pro X plug-ins?

I run Logic Pro X and other software to make music, and some third party plugins make the program crash if they get a: Exception Type: EXC_BAD_ACCESS (Code Signature Invalid) I can solve this ...
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Silverlight Plug-In in Safari 12

is there any way to enable the Silverlight Plug-In in Safari 12? I need this plug in to watch a live sport event. Thanks!
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Does Apple's Numbers support 3rd party plugins / data providers / formulas / functions?

Numbers has the ability to pull in prices for various stocks and currencies. However, I am after the ability for it to pull in prices for various cryptocurrencies, not just BTC, such as Cryptofinance ...
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com.apple.WebKit.Plugin.64.xpc

Had the following appear when attempting to login to an account. What does it mean & should I approve? com.apple.WebKit.Plugin.64.xpc wants to use your confidential information stored in "v4....
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Why there is a AdobeAAMDetect plugin showing up in my Safari Preferences Windows?

I have never installed Adobe Flash Player on my Mac cause it has some dangerous security breaches and potentially harmful for your mac then how come this plugin is showing up in Safari, is my Mac ...
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Repeated Oh My Zsh brew plugin warnings

I keep seeing this warning every time I open an new shell on one of my machines: Oh My Zsh brew plugin: With the advent of their 1.0 release, Homebrew has decided to bundle the zsh completion ...
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Photos plugins: use TIFF instead of JPG as interchange format

I recently had to move from Aperture to Photos for organising and editing my RAW format photos as Aperture no longer lets me order print products. I use quite a few plugins for the editing bit, which ...
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Edit from-address in Mail.app?

I use subaddressing a lot when I send e-mails. Currently I use Thunderbird with some plugins for this purpose but it is slow and I would prefer to use Mail.app. Is there a way in Mail.app to edit the ...
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Alternative to Cover Version visualizer in iTunes 12.6

I need a way to display full screen lyrics in iTunes of the song that is currently playing. Up until now I have used Cover Version, but it doesn't work anymore since iTunes 12.6: Are there any ...
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Problem installing cover version

I tried installing the visualizer plugin Cover Version with my new mac with OS Sierra. I followed the instructions and put the file in the itunes plugin folder, but it doesn't show up in iTunes among ...
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How to make Google Chrome Helper not use as much CPU

I've found solutions for this problem but they dont seem applicable now in 2017. For some reason, Google Chrome Helper is using a lot of my CPU and fans are going full blast. I found this link on ...
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What extension is this?

I was watching a programming video on YouTube and the instructor had the extension below installed. It looks very useful – instead of just showing open apps, it shows a wide range of default and ...
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Automator Print Plugin: Append Output to Existing PDF File

I would like to create a Print Plugin to append the output to an existing PDF File. Here are my steps so far: Ask for Finder Items Combine PDF Pages (append) Open Finder Items It sort of does the ...
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Why does Notes only show a sub-set of the Share extensions enabled on my Mac?

I'm really enjoying the new version of Notes.app, now that I can set the text size to something I can read. But one aspect continues to bug me, and maybe it's some setting I haven't found. The first ...
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How to share Photos.app videos to YouTube directly?

While it's great to have a quick upload to Vimeo (System Preferences app → Extensions → Share Menu) in Photos.app, what about a share extension to quickly upload videos from Photos to YouTube? Does ...
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"The installation failed. The installer could not install the software because there was no software found to install."

I'm getting this error on my mid '11 Mac Mini (running OS X El Capitan 10.11.6) when I'm trying to install an audio plug-in by Presonus, the demo of OrangeVocoder 10th Anniversary Edition. The ...
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How to create an option in the Print menu with Automator

been trawling the forums and online articles trying to figure this out but haven't managed. I'll be very grateful if someone can point me in the right direction! Objective: To create an option in the ...
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Can I create a custom iMovie transition?

IMovie is mostly a 'canned' software, I am limited to presets for the most part. I understand that there are a few workarounds to adding custom effects (creating 2d video with green background, or ...
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How can I send emails with Mail.app as text/markdown explicitly?

I write all my emails in plain text, not rich text or HTML, but I do use punctuation markup as has been popularized by Markdown and others (which were inspired by prior customs in plain-text email). ...
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Magic Mouse Battery Plug In

I'm new to mac and everything around, I just want to know if I can code a sort of plug-in to show the batterie of the magic mouse, in the menu bar. What is the type of template i have to choose in ...
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