Questions tagged [plugins]

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

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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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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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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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Safari forgets plug-in settings

I have configured Safari (8.0.7, Yosemite 10.10.4) to prompt me to allow Flash on a site by site basis. Most websites I block and some I set to "allow always" However, every couple of days, all the ...
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Playing MIDI in Firefox and Chrome

Playing midi files in either Chrome or Firefox used to be easy: it just worked by invoking Quicktime. However, Quicktime stopped supporting midi after version 7.6.6. After upgrading, the same websites ...
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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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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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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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Anyone know of an “Office Timeline” plug in for Powerpoint on Mac?

Anyone know of an "Office Timeline" plug in for Powerpoint on Mac? I love https://www.officetimeline.com, but it's for Windows only. Mac must run Fusion or such to support Windows Office, not Mac ...
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How to watch a Windows Media Streaming in OS X 10.9.2

I'm trying to watch a live streaming using the Windows Media plugin but it's appears to be impossible. The old Flip4Mac free software appears to be paid now and I was not able to find any free and/or ...
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Compiling a gimp plugin

I wish to compile the Gimp plugin "Save for Web" on Mac 10.8.4. I use brew for package management but libgimp2-dev is missing. I've downloaded Gimp 2.8.6 from here . I've downloaded the latest ...
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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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Missing Plug-in in macOS Mojave Dashboard

When I choose the "Open in Dashboard..." option, my dashboard opens up but says Missing Plug-in. Do I have the wrong idea of using the "Open in Dashboard...?" If I'm using it ...
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Install Notes Quick Look extension for Spotlight

I'm on macOS Catalina on an MacBook Pro. Up until recently, I could see previews of Notes app in Spotlight. But now I just get a message saying the Notes quick look extension isn't installed—see ...