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an application for creating presentations, and it is part of the Apple iLife suite. It is a competitor to the more popular Microsoft PowerPoint.
Window management refers to software that controls the placement, layout, and appearance of various windows on OS X.
a third party replacement for the built-in Terminal application.
Spaces were renamed Desktops and brought together with Exposé and Dashboard as Mission Control with the release of Mac OSX 10.7 Lion.
Graphics Processing Unit, a processor dedicated to producing the display output.
An application provided with the original iPhone, and made available on the Mac in Mac OS 10.8 Mountain Lion. Used to record text notes, and can be synced using iCloud or other services.
A global system of interconnected computer networks that use the standard Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) in order to provide access and communications for private, public, academic, business, and go…
The QuickTime Player, the application provided with macOS. QuickTime is Apple's protocol for video and media creation and playback.
A powerful idiom where one object gets copied into a clipboard so that it can be pasted elsewhere.
For questions about Apple Books (formerly known as iBooks), an application created by Apple for both iOS and macOS to enable viewing of PDF, ePub and .ibooks format files, typically electronic books. …
The act of emulating an OS environment to allow the running of additional Operating System instances without dedicated hardware.
Notification center on iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch) and OS X (>= 10.8) is where you can see all of your notifications in one place. On iOS it can be pulled down from the top of the devic…
available for a computer program. Computer files can be considered as the modern counterpart of paper documents.
Any thing that helps perform repetitive tasks via an application or script
A device that stores and records images. The images could be still photos or motion pictures.
Mission Control brings together Exposé, Dashboard, Spaces, and full-screen apps to give you one place to see and navigate everything that's currently open on your Mac. In Mission Control, all of your …
System Preferences, the application for OS X that allows you to modify various system settings. The application is organized into different preference panes.
A low-end video editing software produced by Apple which allows for editing videos on a Mac, iPod Touch 4th generation, iPhone 4 and iPad 2.
Data recovery typically implies that data is lost by deletion, encryption or hardware error.
The personal settings which control the configurable options on your Mac or iOS device. Examples include what wallpapers are displayed, when a screen saver will be displayed, or whether or not Time M…
Software providing hardware virtualisation of various operating systems for OS X.
the video conferencing software developed by Apple. Current clients are available for iOS and OSX.
A range of virtualization software; VMware Fusion is the name of the product for macOS. For questions about VMware products unrelated to macOS, please consider Super User.
The popular open-source Web server application, an implementation of which is included in macOS.
Concerning the operating system and applications or programs that run under it, as opposed to matters concerning computer hardware. In troubleshooting, it is essential to distinguish between problems …
A package management system for OS X. It allows for easy installation of free/open source software. Formerly called DarwinPorts.
the amount of space on a computer storage device, such as a hard disk, SSD, or USB flash drive
the part of a computer that performs tasks instructed by the computer programs. Its role is somewhat analogous to that of the human brain; it performs simple mathe…
Apple's suite of productivity software for the mac as well as iOS. iWork includes "Pages" for word processing, "Keynote" for presentations, and "Numbers" for spreadsheets.
a feature by which supported apps can present a window that takes up the whole screen, with no Dock or Menu Bar visible.
a system by which users can send a short text message to a phone or online SMS service.