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A free metronome app that vibrates the phone

I'm looking for an app to facilitate piano practice. Currently, most free metronome apps only provide sound or light indication of the beat, which is understandable because they want to sell hardware ...
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Apps to compile code on iPad

Is there an app, or many, to compile code in different languages such as python, C, Java, etc? I bought Buffer Editor, mostly for Web development, but I also know some other languages, and we can ...
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Is there a log of all the apps I am running on my macOS?

I think being able to see what apps I use the most on a daily/weekly/monthly/yearly basis would be a good idea for macOS users. Are there such applications already available or a log file / ...
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IMAP Mail client on iPad (Pro) with support for IMAP labels

My main mail application is Mozilla Thunderbird as I use intensely IMAP labels to manage my incomming mails. As far as I know Apple Mail does not support IMAP labels. Therefore I am looking for a mail ...
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Viewing Text Message Histories on Windows PC

I have an iPhone 6s, and there are some very, very, long text message conversations on there that I'd like to be able to read through on my PC for the sake of convenience. I've already backed up my ...
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Antivirus software for iOS and an iPad

I just started at a new job. The IT manager gave me the task of deploying 50 iPads using JAMF. Now my manager wants to deploy antivirus software to the iPads. I said huh?? He insists that we push ...
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Touch Screen drivers for Asus VT229H to work with macOS Mojave

I recently bought the multi-touch touchscreen monitor Asus VT229H. The display quality is fantastic, and I managed to attach it as external monitor for my iMac. The problem is: the touch screen ...
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Can I check iPhone, iPad, Watch battery on Mac?

My goal is to have battery status of other Apple device on my Mac (preferably on menubar). I'd like to have a glimpse of the battery status of my iPhone, iPad, Watch, and Airpods. I'm a user of ...
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Archival style backup software or online service

I have some folders that I need constantly backed up. I need to have the backup in archival mode where nothing is ever deleted. That is, new files are backed up, backed up files are never deleted, ...
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Does there exist any free software to play multichannel WAV on macOS

I'm trying to play a 4-channel WAV to 4 speakers (L&R of 2 USB soundcards). It is possible to use Audio MIDI Setup app to create an aggregate output device. Supposing I have such a .WAV file, ...
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Which APP should I use if I want to draw a workflow with mathematical expressions on Mac?

I want to find a graphic application that can draw basic workflows with mathematical expressions. For example, I want to draw something like the following figure from "Implementation and Optimization ...
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How to monitor and log my internet connectivity on Mojave

I need to run a program remotely and need to keep my iMac (Mojave) connected to internet for hours. It seems when I leave my iMac, my program will stop running. I suspect that is due to some internet ...
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File stacking app for Sierra 10.12.6

Is there an app in the App store or a similar future/addon somewhere that gives the opportunity to throw files onto stacks on the Desktop of a Sierra system?
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Apple watch all sports tracker (running, workouts)?

I've been looking for all sports tracker for Apple Watch. I do all kinds of sports like running, crossfit, biking, hiking, swimming.. I would like to have an app that would store my working out plans ...
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Others can't read my annotated PDFs

I annotate PDFs in the Mail app on iOS with the pen. Some people complain that they cannot see the annotations at all. On my Mac, using Preview, I can see everything well. Things I tried: Printing ...
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SSH apps for iPad that run 9.3.5 and earlier

I own an iPad2 (I guess it's an iPad2, it's an old iPad, one of those that you can't update past 9.3.5). Not only that I can't update past iOS 9.3.5, most of the apps I was looking at require at least ...
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Screen record lags on MacBook Pro

Recently I've been trying to record the screen of my Mac. I would like to record some video games and coding projects that I have made but I could not find any way to record the screen without lag. I ...
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Gofortran installation for mac

I need a C compiler and gofrortran to install a package. I was able to get the c complier with: xcode-select --install Unfortunately I am having trouble getting a working fortran complier. I know ...
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Is there an app to limit how big windows can be?

I have been searching for a way to limit how big apps' screens can be, meaning if I were to drag a window too close to the edge of the screen it'd go back to the max, and if I maximize a window it ...
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What is sort of standard torrent client for MacOS (2019-2020)? [closed]

I have been using uTorrent for years, both for Mac and Windows. But uTorrent stopped working with new MacOS Catalina, it is not compatible with new MacOS. I started to google and found out that ...
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Is there a way to block all incoming phone calls except in your area code?

I want to block all incoming calls on my iPhone that are not from my area code so that I will not receive any unsolicited calls from out of state, particularly related to my resume. I read that one ...
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Replacement for Supercard in Catalina?

I have been a long time Hypercard fan. When Apple mysteriously dropped it, I kept my Hypercard stacks going using Supercard. Unfortunately, Supercard is not 64 bit compatible (and no sign that that is ...
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I want my mac to be able to leave afterimages of windows as I move them

Per this image... I want my mac to be able to do this very fun activity. Is there a thing I can download that will leave afterimages on windows that I drag? Maybe if I hold a button first?
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A method or app to take a picture with all 3 iPhone 11 Pro lenses at the same time?

I feel like I don’t want to choose between zoom levels, I want one 0.5x, one 1x and one 2x photo all taken at once. The guy at the Apple store said there’s a way to do this but “requires downloading a ...
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Time Machine monitoring app using data from the “tmutil status” command

I'm sure the information is irrelevant to the question, but I'm running macOS 10.14.6. Just today I discovered the very interesting tmutil status Terminal command. For instance, while the menu bar ...
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Can Karabiner perform complex mapping to make British key layout function more like the US layout?

My MacBook Pro has a British/European keyboard and would like to do the following remaps so my keyboard behaves more like a US keyboard. Specifically, the more complicated items I need to change are: ...
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Way to read multiple text files in order using TTS?

I organize many text files by tags using the Finder tag system. Sometimes I want to have my Mac speak all of these files by some tag(s). Is there an easier way of going into each text file and ...
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Offline and account-less notes and calendar apps for iOS [closed]

Are there any calendar and notes apps for the iPhone (iOS 12.4) that don't require syncing, cloud use, or an account with a supplier? I have not been able to find any, but I hope some exist.
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Vim-like clipboard manager with multiple buffers

I am looking to expand the capabilities of my clipboard. I've grown attached to how vim does it; multiple discrete buffers you can 'yank' (copy) text into. I also generally prefer to use the mouse ...
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Archive email to selfhosted cloud

Our users have a very small mailbox. Increasing it's size is out of the question and they're using only iPhones and iPads. There is a big possibility of them losing/destroying their devices (don't ...
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OSX Software to use for Photo Collage in a large poster size

I need a very large poster of pictures of kids collage. Here is a sample I'm not a graphic designer and so I'm not necessarily very familiar with the Vector design tools that people often use to ...
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How to use Secure DNS on MacOS?

My Problem I am using Google 8.8.8.8 DNS, and would like to use its Secure transports for DNS feature to make sure nobody is messing with the communication channel between Google and my Mac. What ...
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Looking for Encryption application

I want to encrypt a file then email it. The recipient needs to decrypt it. Needs to be free. I'm looking for an encryption application that runs on Windows 10 and macOS 10.10 at a minimum. Would ...
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How to Jump to A Specific Window in Mac OS? [duplicate]

I often have a million windows opened, and I use spotlight to jump directly to the window of interest, by typing the app's name. This works well for app like Slack, where only one window will be ...
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How can I sync and store data for offline access on an iPad?

I am asking a question which, despite tons of Internet research and trying out many different options, I can't seem to find a solution to. I am a software engineer by the day, and a musician at night. ...
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Using iPad as a shared drawing board in a Skype meeting

I use Skype daily for work meetings. My collaborators work in different places around the world and this is the only way to stay connected and work together with them. We are theoretical physicists. ...
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Tool to objectively test performance various external drives on my Mac via USB & Thunderbolt

I would to test the relative performance of various external storage devices: Thumb drive Samsung MUF-256AB/AM FIT Plus 256GB - 300MB/s USB 3.1 Flash Drive (256 gigs) Spinning metal drive Toshiba ...
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Can anyone suggest a good alternative to Cs Music Player?

When iOS 10 was released, I quickly realized that I didn't like that Apple removed the ability to clear the "Up Next" playlist in the native Music app. I also wasn't a fan of its new appearance. At ...
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Apple Pencil app without any analytics or syncing or network use

I am looking for an Apple Pencil app that does not go to the internet for any reason. I want the convenience of the Apple Pencil. I don’t want data syncing of any sort Same with any analytics The ...
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macOS: How to take a picture from camera after 1 minute

I normally take pictures using Photo Booth. But I now need to take a picture in which it takes quite a while for me to get into the right position. Once I am in the right position, it is fine, I can ...
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File/Disk Recover Mac Book [duplicate]

How can I recover lost, erased, files from Hard disk bad shut-down. Free apps only please. MacBook.I had a bad shut down, then restarted system. I lost bunch of docs, pics, music
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Notepad++ alternative with the ability to search in folder [duplicate]

I am looking for an alternative program on macOS, like Notepad++ with two abilities: To write and edit program code, and Search specific string in a folder full of text files.
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View PostScript documents in iOS?

I am looking for a way to view PostScript files in iOS. It appears that there's no built-in mechanism in iOS for the same. Also, I'm unable to find any viewer app on the App Store. While Safari for ...
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How to enable Google Translate on text selection in iPhone?

Android offers integration with Google Translate. You can get translation of selected text right from Google Translate in any app you're in currently: Select a piece of text: Get the translation: ...
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How can I download files from Linux to macOS only using the existing SSH connection?

How can I download files from Linux to my Mac OS using only the existing ssh connection? I know if I use the Windows System, I can use lrzsz to down files: yum install lrzsz sz file // there can ...
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Why doesn’t screen capture videos doesn’t show up in Video app or any other video players in iPad?

I’m using the built in screen capture to capture videos. They only seem to show up in the “Photos” app under “Videos” section. I really don’t like the Video player (with frames and stuff at the bottom)...
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xmouse button control alternative recommendation

Any recommendations for an alternative to the windows application X Mouse Button Control? More specifically, I'm looking to rebind the mouse scroll up and down because it isn't supported by the ...
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Use automator to download csv-reports form a password protected website

Square Dashboard is a website for Square POS, on that website you can download sales report of the day. You need to sign in, go the a specific category, select one of the locations for the sales ...
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Keyboard for IPA, open back rounded vowel “ɒ”

I need to write/modify a keynote using many characters from the international phonetic alphabet (IPA). Currently, I am doing this on an iPad within Keynote. I started by copying and pasting the ...
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Collaborative spreadsheet application

I'm looking for an application that will allow me to create fields that represent 'points' to keep tally on mod actions by my online community. Another mod or user who i give permissions to can update ...