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The latest operating system for Apple Computer's Macintosh line of desktop and laptop computers.

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MacOS automated screenshot tool

On my WIN laptop, I use AutomaticScreenshotter app to capture my screens so I know, what I was doing through the week for the business purposes. Now I am experimenting with MacOS (Monterey) and I ...
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Looking for Multiple Stream (per app / device) Audio Mixer App for Mac

Looking for an application that allows you to cross mix all audio streams on macOS Monterey. I have searched a great deal for something like this, but nearly everything has to do with recording, or ...
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MacOS : ditto utility - does an equivalent library exists?

I am looking for an opensource library for ditto utility. Basically I wanted to preserve all the extended attributes, ACL and every other stuff which could be associated with a file, saved and ...
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Floor Plan Software

I'm looking for free software that I can run on a Mac or browser that lets me import an existing architectural drawing (preferably in pdf format) that will then let me draw shapes representing ...
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Terminal mp3 player with tunable song speed

As the title. I know there have been many similar questions on this, but none of them mention the key feature I want: change the speed of the song. Any idea? To prove that I'm a serious "Terminal ...
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Mac custom window maximization?

I use macOS 12.0.1 (21A559). I need the following functionality: Currently, when double-clicking the title bar of a window, the window is MAXIMIZED to the size of the whole screen. Is there a tool ...
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Startup manager for macOS - alternatives to now defunct Startupizer and DelayedLauncher?

Startupizer has been a wonderful app that still kind of works, but has a number of broken features, not the least of which is hiding apps at startup. Sadly it's no longer maintained. Another one that ...
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Screen recording based on screen activity

I'm using macOS Monterey 12.0.1 and trying to find a way to record the screen only if something gets changed. A perfect case scenario is to trigger a 15-20 sec recording when there is any activity on ...
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macOS Client to edit mySQL database on own server

I'm looking for a desktop app for mac that can be used to access a MySQL database on our own (web) server. I want to display the database like a table (excel like), so anybody without any big MySQL ...
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Is there a Linux and Mac equivalent of Launch4j that's free?

I think this software is great but I can't seem to find anything that does the same thing for Mac or Linux builds. Here's the software if you aren't familiar with it. Launch4j The reason why I want to ...
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Cross Platform Unified Endpoint Manager for Windows, Ubuntu and Mac OS?

I'm currently looking for a good UEM like ManageEngine or Jump Cloud. I found Jump Cloud better but it doesn't offer support to linux machines ... Is there any service that offers cross platform ...
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A good Mac program to prepare photos for sending to a printing lab

Sometimes I want to print out a batch of photos - all with the same small white frame and the Title or Caption metadata as text underneath the photo. LightRoom can do this, but I do not want a ...
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Check whether two very different documents have text in common

I wrote a master's thesis years ago. Over the years I have worked on an article to publish the results of this thesis. Because I have worked on this article for years, it is now very different from my ...
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Apps to measure the accuracy of cellular network geolocation by triangulation

I am trying to find some apps, websites (or perhaps programming code) that I can use to measure the accuracy of cellular network geolocation, the geolocation which is performed by cellular base ...
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Offline documentation browser macOS

I'm used to use Zeal for offline documentation browsing (mainly for MDN JS), but this is not available for macOS and offered Dash is too expensive for me (I'm on macOS only for a few weeks). Is there ...
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Remote desktop software that allows connection of multiple users concurrently

My team's remote device is a Linux machine running Ubuntu 20.04. We are looking for a remote desktop software with the following qualities: multiple separate users concurrently can connect and use ...
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Voice Memo transfer tools from iOS 15 to macOS (to Windows optional) even with the current iOS 15 "bug"?

I've been using PhoneView for over several years to transfer Voice Memos from iOS to macOS. A year or so ago it started to have trouble and seemed to not work reliably and now it's not working at all. ...
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Image MacOS to IMG file to use for restoring on other Macs

I have custom MACOS on iMac, MacBook and Mac Mini, its our company background, added software and removed some default software. I am looking to find a way to image one of the OS volume to img or dmg ...
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What to use to measure internet latency? Ping, lft, mtr, traceroute - I tried them all

I'm unable to measure latency to a server. I've tried ping, traceroute, lft and mtr with the default parameters. I always get a partial result: rob@Robs-2019 ~ % ping seau.gssv-fastlane-prod.xboxlive....
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macOS software for recording video from from external audio and video sources

I have a Macbook Air 2021 with Apple Silicon, I have a Canon T7i dsl, and I have a Focusrite scarlett 2i2. What software can I use to record video from the DSLR and audio from the audio interface at ...
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Capture scrolling window screenshot in macOS

Is there any software which can take a scrolling window screenshot? For example, I want to take the screenshot of Terminal which has more content than what is visible in the screen (I am aware of the ...
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Edit code in an IDE using a microphone

I am working on a programming project that requires me to make a large number of small changes in the code, after which I run the code and examine the results. I can already change the text of the ...
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File manager + Database

I'm looking for a convenient way to search and filter through a large number of files with customizable properties, so like a combination of a file manager and database software. In Windows I can sort ...
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I am looking for an app that allows me to use Ipad 3 and 4 as secondary displays for MacOS

I am looking for a software that allows me to use 2 Ipads as secondary displays at the same time. I have a Macbook Pro 2019, an Ipad 3, and an Ipad 4. I know the Ipads are pretty old but I am looking ...
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Replacement for "Mail Unread Menu"

I'm currently using the utility Mail Unread Menu on my MacBook running High Sierra. This adds an item to the menu bar showing the number of unread messages in selected mailboxes/folders. I'm getting ...
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Media player for macOS with tabbed interface

Right now I'm using IINA as my media player. The problem with this player is that if I want to open multiple videos, I have to open every video in a new window which clutters the desktop. Is there a ...
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Thunderbird Notifications on macOS with Delete option?

Is there an add-on for Thunderbird that works in macOS for adding a Delete action to new mail notifications? Currently when I enable the Alerts-style notifications I only see a Close action. Apple ...
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Free GUI graphing program for macOS to program to generate logarithmic line plots

I am looking for a free GUI program I can use to graph straight lines y = ax + b with linear x and y axes logarithmic x and linear y axes logarithmic x and logarithmic y axes I have done so with ...
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Mac text editor that supports folding and multiple workspace/desktops

I'm looking for a Unicorn, the mythical Text Editor that will do everything I want it to do, and especially one feature that Mac's TextEdit has that I haven't found elsewhere: easily open multiple ...
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Shell command to determine the similarity of two images on macOS

I’m looking for a tool/software that will compare two bitmap images (pixel graphics) of same size and shape (aspect ratio and orientation) and return their rate of similarity (e.g. in %). Should run ...
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Markdown-supporting note taking app with cloud sync between macOS and iOS

I am seeking a note-taking app that must have the following features: Runs on macOS Notes are written in Markdown Notes can be tagged Notes are synced to either a server managed by the app's company (...
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Macos, calibre pdf to ePub converter alternatives

I find this app very slow to convert from pdf to ePub, is it outdated? I looked at alternatives on the web, however they all seem like ads, pushing their products for financial incentive rather than ...
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Open-source command line application to catalog the files of external hard-drives

I'm looking for a maintained open-source application to catalog the files of many external harddrives from the command line. The app should run on macOS and maybe on Linux too. I am thinking of the ...
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What video recording software supports screen recording from virtual cameras on OS X on M1 Mac?

I've got a M1 Mac Mini running the latest MacOS (11.12.23) and want to record camera video for youtube videos via Iriun or other virtual webcam software, as the webcams currently available are of ...
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Scanner app like tool in macOS

There are many scanner apps for smartphones like Microsoft Lens, Scanner Pro, Adobe Scan, etc. They usually apply some filters to make documents clean and some rotate/straighten tools to fix skewness. ...
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What is a good "WSMan" Client for macOS

I'am looking for a WSMan Client so I can control intel amt settings. I will like a client in HomeBrew or MacPorts. It is too hard to build OpenWSMan myself. I can't find anything on Google.
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Local code search

I have lots of personal projects sitting around from over the years that I want to be able to search. Sometimes there is a package or a function that I want to re-use. I want this to run locally as a ...
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What software should I buy to have a macOS VM on my Linux machine?

Motivation I work on a Linux machine, but I teach people who also work on Windows and macOS. In order to see things from their point of view, I would like to also have access to the Windows and macOS ...
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Open Source macOS Uninstaller

Is there a reliable, free/open source macOS uninstaller application? I want to remove things like GarageBand, iMovies and other Apple & non-Apple software. Moving these things to the trash can ...
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How can I back up my iCloud Drive?

I have a Mac and an external hard drive that I want to use to automatically and periodically back up my entire iCloud Drive. I don't know if it's possible to change the iCloud default location to ...
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Simple multile-format ebook reader for macOS (no backup/sync, library management, etc.)

I'm hunting for a simple ebook reader for PDF and eBup, and preferably Mobi too. On Linux I use mupdf, which has almost no features: it opens files when I run mupdf the-file, and has Vim-like keybinds ...
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RPA Software for macOS

I'm currently an RPA developer using UiPath, I'm looking for a similar software to perform surface automation on a Mac running macOS Catalina (10.15.4). I have tried Automator, however I am struggling ...
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MacOS timer app which remains active only when the mac is awake

The purpose is to start it at the start of a workday to improve productivity. So the timer should also sleep when the PC is sleeping. It would be good if the app displays the remaining time in the ...
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Alternative to Apple Books for power users that works across all devices?

I'm quite sick of Apple Books as it randomly deletes books from my library on the iPad, and find myself out of a book exactly when I need it the most and I'm offline. The app also makes it ...
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What should I use for 3D graphics before OSX 10.11?

10.11 and on I use Metal, but what should I use for earlier versions? On Xcode on a computer I have that has OSX 10.8.5, it didn't offer an OpenGL game template for OSX, only for iOS. It only offered ...
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Is there any free keylogger for Mac?

I have only a single home computer and many people use it. I'm afraid someone is trying to get access to my account. I tried to install a keylogger but all of the ones I've found are paid. Does anyone ...
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Paint.net Alternative for macOS

When I used windows, I used paint.net and loved it. I used it all the time. I switched to a Mac and was disappointed when I found out there is no paint.net for Mac. Has anyone found any good ...
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Is there an “invisible” video player which doesn't show controls at all?

Is there a video player that I can use on Mac that plays the video without showing the controls at all so that it doesn't look like I'm actually playing a video? I could still be able to pause and ...
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Firewall app for MacOS that I can quit

I know there is a few firewall solutions for Mac, I use one - "Little Snitch" and while it's great, it does not satisfy one of my requirements. My use case is as follows: I'm offline, maybe ...
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Antivirus app for MacOS that I can quit

I know there is a number of antivirus solutions for Mac, ranging from complete suites like Norton to just plain antivirus solutions like Avira. But I have not found anything that satisfy my ...
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