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Questions tagged [macos]

Mac OS is the computer operating system for Apple Computer's Macintosh line of personal computers and workstations. A popular feature of its latest version, Mac OS X , is a desktop interface with some 3-D appearance characteristics.

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Creating a Zoomable Scatter Chart of Millions of Points

I am wanting to create a scatter chart that plots millions of points from a .csv file, and allows interactive zooming to explore the finer structure on different scales. Any ideas are much appreciated!...
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Looking to open a .CAD file on a mac?

I need to view a file that originated in a program called CADStd. This produces a .CAD filetype. Unfortunately, I'm on a MAC and this program is only available on Windows. Is there any other software ...
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IO utilization on MacOS

How can I monitor IO utilization (not disk usage) on MacOS. I need to see if disk can handle more IO requests or it's already overloaded. In linux atop shows this for every IO device, how about Mac OS?...
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Apps tracking behavior method/software in macOS

It was kind of software I used for tracking installations and its behaviour in the Windows operating system years ago. Looks like that tracking application scan the system before and build a snapshot ...
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SSH and remote desktop solution for iOS

My brother is looking into upgrading his MacBook Pro and is worried about carrying a €4k hardware around. Sometimes he works from home and sometimes at his office. Since he has an older iMac (not ...
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C++ on Mac: Visual Studio or Visual Studio Code?

I am used to Visual Studio Code for Python and Javascript. I work on a Mac machine, and I am learning C++, and I don't know if Visual Studio Code is a good choice, or if Visual Studio Community would ...
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File sync that mirrors network files using symlinks and gradually replaces them with files

In a use case where files are consumed sequentially in a predictable order, for instance watching every episode of a TV show in chronological order, there is not really a need for every file to be ...
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Software to get the selected rectangle as margins in inches in a PDF file

I use a command-line tool (k2pdfopt) to process some PDFs, and I need to properly crop these PDFs by supplying margins in inches in the format left,top,right,bottom. I need a software with which I can ...
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Mac photo screensaver that can save favorites and block some?

I'd like a Mac desktop photo screensaver that will let me mark pictures as favorite or do-not-show. Ideally it would then have a way for me to see the collection of favorites. Is there a way to do ...
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Unix (MacOS) Command Line tool for manipulating HSV of Videos and/or Images

I have a directory full of about 10,000 videos, and I need to manipulate their color scheme in a few ways. I would like to make a copy where they are all slightly bluer/darker, and another copy where ...
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Video player with dual subtitles

I am looking for a media player to play videos with two subtitles at the same time (e.g. English and Spanish). I'm using VLC, but this feature is not there yet, although there are some workarounds ...
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Is their an official macOS download for virtual machines?

I want to use Xcode to develop iOS apps, but I only have a laptop with Windows software, and I know about virtual machines like VirtualBox and VMware, so I wondered: "Is their an official way to get ...
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Anki-compatible app for ios or mac, which notifies me when reviews are due

Can someone suggest me good anki app for IOS or Mac. Specifically I'm trying to find one that able to send notifications by scheduler. I'm quite lazy and don't want to open the app every day by myself....
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Is there a way to emulate an Xbox controller on Mac?

I've downloaded Onecast which allows me to stream an Xbox One to my Mac and it supports connecting an Xbox controller. Is there a way to emulate an Xbox controller with my keyboard and mouse on my Mac ...
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Windows Dock(macos like) Replacement Centered

I switch back and forth between a Mac and pc so I have ctrl and alt essentially switched on my PC like the mac I have to use quite regularly. One thing that bugs me is the dock(technically taskbar) ...
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Manage permissions and passwords for linux, windows and mac

I am searching some software to make something similar to a domain controller on windows that can be compatible with mac, linux and windows. I need to apply security roles and manage their password ...
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Displaying IP address path geographically

Is there any software or website for showing IP address path? this image is snapshot from a software by a person: this shows the local IP address to the destination IP address's path. But I don't ...
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Software that is functionally similar to Deep Freeze for MacOS 10.13

Faronics, the developers of Deep Freeze have stated that they have no intention of supporting APFS, and by extension 10.13. I know the Apple Stores used to use Deep Freeze and are now using a utility ...
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Alternative to Launchpad Mac

I have set launch pad to open by pressing space+command on my mac. The problem is for my use case it is essentially useless except for allowing me to search my installed apps. I do not like it ...
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Printing posters via tiled regular paper sizes on macOS?

I find myself often needing to print posters. I'd like to use an app like Pages to generate the poster layout initially and then just print it, but obviously there's no print engine in macOS that ...
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automated macOS file sync similar to Microsoft offline files

I use multiple Apple computers and need to sync files between them. To make my life a bit easier, I am considering to run a server that is available 24/7. However, I would like something automated, i....
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Tool to back up mac mail folders

I have several labels. That gives Apple Mail a big reason to maintain a large number of folders. I am looking out for a solution that can backup my Mac Mail folders.
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Is there a software for Mac connect Switch's console port?

Is there a software for Mac connect Switch's console port? I am looking for a Mac OS software connect the Switch's console port. I can not find the mac Terminal tty.usbserial, and maybe this is ...
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MacOS for Beginners - Which Tools to Install?

I've been a programmer for quite some time and therefore I had a lot of contact with Windows (vomit - I have to have it to play games), Linux (yeah), and lately I started with MacOS just to learn more ...
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Open source antimalware software for macOS

I'm looking for good categorically open source software for macOS. I did not use the term "antivirus", because I refer to software that can protect not only from viruses, but also from other types ...
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VPN server on macOS High Sierra & macOS Mojave

According to this blog post by MacMiniVault.com, Apple will no longer be including a Virtual Private Network (VPN) server with macOS Mojave as it currently does with its “Server” edition of macOS. ...
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Is there a Mac OS application which prevents users from using windows-unsafe characters in filenames?

I work with a lot of older Mac users and they tend to put illegal characters into the filenames they send me. I've tried to teach them not to send me files with question marks and double quotes and ...
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Saving a full screenshot of just one display on a multiheaded system on macOS?

I have a workstation with 5 monitors, but I need to save just one entire screen / display contents immediately to a file (a region is an option, but it would need to be a predefined region at the ...
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Firewall for macOS, alternative to Little Snitch

I am using Little Snitch 4.0.x for macOS, however the more I use it, the more trouble I have got. For completeness, I am briefly explaining my issues. It seems Little Snitch have some bugs. To not ...
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Zipster alternative for macOS High Sierra

Zipster integrates support for browsing compressed files on macOS Finder but it's been discontinued. The website says: Support for this product has ended. There are known problems with this ...
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App to check the current battery health?

I'm looking for macOS app to check for the current battery health, such as age, cycle count and capacity. Preferably free app or with the trial version available.
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Tool Linux, Mac Video and Sound Changing Speed on play mode

I'm looking for a tool/tools for Linux, macOS and Windows to play Video and Audio without changes permanently in multimedia File only change speed on play mode. As Youtube, you can change the speed ...
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Is Affinity Designer an Alternative to Indesign, or is there something better?

I am looking for a package to replace Indesign and Illustrator. Here are some of my needs: high quality multi-page design useful for web, print, animation, video overlays, UV maps uses ICC profiles ...
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PDF organizer with virtual hierarchy, fast viewer, highlighting, search

There have already been many questions about this in the past, here for example. But I feel like many of them are probably somewhat outdated, after all, 2018 is getting closer rapidly. I'm only in ...