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Is there a way to apply custom shaders to macOS screen?

I know macOS has a feature to invert the screen using Control+Option+Command+8. I was wondering if there is any way, like a macOS feature, an application, or even some API to apply other effects to ...
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iOS turn off Fade-in effects?

(Not talking about Settings ➙ Accessibility ➙ Reduce Motion ➙ Reduce Motion) Is there a way, on iOS (10+) and specifically iPhone (6+), to suppress the Fade-in/Mixing effects? Especially pressing ...
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Messages shows “Message sent with Balloons” instead of balloons effect

My phone is showing "Message sent with Lasers" and "Message sent with (X effect)" rather than the actual animation. I've downloaded iOS 10—what else do I need to do to see the messages?
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How do I do the balloons effect in iOS 10's Messages?

How can I do the new balloons effect, like in the commercial? Can I do it on macOS too or just iOS? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XR6JtMIdMuU
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Disable “Spring Effect” when scrolling over the maximum limit

I'm not sure if this is a global OS X setting or per-app implementation of an Apple API. Anyway, is it possible (specifically on Google Chrome) to disable that visual "spring effect" (I don't know how ...
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How to add multiple effects in iMovie 10 (Mavericks)

I want to add a black and white as well as a film grain effect to the same video in iMovie 10. I can't see any way to do this as applying one effect removes the other. Does anyone know how to do this? ...
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imovie. Adding a static image without the gentle zooming effect

I'm using imovie 10.0.3 When I add a static image (a jpeg file) to my movie it adds a gentle zooming effect. Very pretty but I didn't want it, and I cannot work out how to switch it off. Infuriating! ...
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Compiz-like effects on OS X

I recently moved from Linux to OS X. So far nothing has disappointed me but I miss the compiz desktop effects I used to have on my Debian (on Ubuntu before I moved to Debian) with xfce and compiz ...
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Creating star effect in Pixelmator

I have a picture taken with a person in front of a Christmas tree; the lights in the Christmas tree look like small blurry things. However, I want to make the lights look like stars. Is this possible ...
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How can I duplicate myself in a movie (using iMovie)?

I would like to make a quite simple "special effect" in a short movie : showing "me" two times in the same room (for instance sitting at the same table and talking to each other). Can I do this with ...
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Camera shake effect in iMovie '11

Is there a possible way to create a camera shake effect in iMovie 11?