You can consider moving all non-work related apps away from the /Applications directory, which are automatically made available to all the users on the computer.
A common approach is to create an Applications directory in a user's home home directory. This way, the apps installed in ~/Applications are only accessible to the user and not system wide.
I realize this is an old question but in case someone else has this issue; the answer about the screen protection is definitely wrong. Yes cheap ones can sometimes do that but the author should have read the original post more clearly. If that were the case it would happen in any app, the fact that some apps do it and others (which are all native apps) don’t ...
As a developer wanting to distribute unsigned and unnotarized applications, your options are increasingly limited on macOS. You would not be alone disliking this trend.
If your users are technical, the advice from Apple can be referenced in your documentation. This will help a few potential users but will dramatically limit your audience.
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1) Untick the "Facing Pages" option on the right sidebar in the "Document" tab (the open tab in the picture you have shared). This should remove the diagonals.
2) Click on the "Zoom" pull-down menu on the left on the toolbar at the top and select "One Page". This should bring a next page below the previous one.
I highlighted ...
This could be result of using "Facing Pages". Turn it off in the sidebar, in Document tab.
Use facing pages
You can set your document up as a two-page spread. Documents set up as two-page spreads can have different headers, footers, and master objects on left- and right-facing pages. Use facing ...
This is not functionality built into macOS. Windows audio was miles behind Mac for many years, but they got this ability natively first. There are only two apps I know can do this, both by the same company, Rogue Amoeba.
The cheaper & simpler one is SoundSource - $35. There is a more complex/expensive one which can also record any sound source to disk ...
Gifski makes it very easy to convert a video to an animated GIF. You just drag and drop a video, optionally trim it, choose dimensions, frame rate, and quality, click "Convert", and then done.
Gifski is free, no watermark, and open source.
The benefit of an app over a web service is that the video stays on your computer.
Disclaimer: I'm one of the authors....
Erase and supervise the device in Apple Configurator, then enroll it in Jamf Now - first three devices are free forever. Other MDMs are similar, but Jamf is the easiest and most developed.
With a supervised device, you can then enable various security settings, including disabling the ability to delete apps, among many others. You could also use Jamf to ...
If you have the current or a recent version of iOS such as iOS 13 or 12, you can prevent accidental app deletions by disabling all app deletions via Settings -> Screentime-> Content & Privacy Restrictions -> iTunes & App Store Purchases > Deleting Apps > Don't Allow. If you want this option to be password protected, set a password via Settings -> ...
From the App Store Preview for FaceApp - AI Face Editor it states:
This app is available only on the App Store for iPhone and iPad.
Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Based on that, I'd say no.
I got this problem as the result of a crash whilst working in Audacity. It wouldn't go away for several days, until I worked out how to locate and delete the temporary lock file.
On a Mac, it is called "audacity-lock-", located in Audacity's "SessionData" folder, within your "Application Support/audacity" folder, generally found in your Library folder (...
There is a third-party github project called SwiftDefaultApps, which provides a command line tool and a MacOS Preference pane for listing and setting the URIs, UTIs and their app handlers.
Utility to retrieve and manipulate default applications in macOS.
- getHandler Returns the default application ...
The Guided Access method is the one that is usually suitable for home usage. It is, as you describe, easy to break out of if you want.
If you want to protect against reboot breaking out of Guided Access, then "Single App Mode" is the way to go. In contrary to what you write, it is not necessary to have an MDM system for that to work.
All you need to do is ...
There are various possible solutions, including, making use of symlinks, dual booting two versions of macOS (one on external SSD), and many more.
But the best way I found was to create a new macOS user and change its home directory to external SSD (by going to advanced user settings under Users & Groups System Preferences).
The exact steps I followed:
I had the same problem and now I think it's completely gone.
It turned out, after updating to Catalina, that old cron jobs start a single process everytime they should run.
I had a (forgotten) job running every minute and after a while I found hundreds of cron processes in Activity monitor, so I killed all of them and finally retake control on my computer.