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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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Any position the cursor at the side of the screen can be moved to the next screen [on hold]

I do not know to have such a function, so I am here to ask questions. I need the cursor can move in any position above the red box to display A, don't know if this function I know use keyboard ...
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WhatsApp client for Mac

Are there any good WhatsApp clients for macOS? I have tried two: Official WhatsApp MAS app - tends to get unresponsive if there is a lot of unread messages or sometimes for no apparent reasons at ...
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Tool to script simple find & replace for a fixed set of text strings

On a Mac: Every month I collect lists of around 300-500 company names in Japanese that I need to translate into English. I tried scripting this with Applescript in Textwrangler, but this is hard to ...
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Dr. Java Downloads As A File Not As An App [closed]

I need to download Dr. Java for my AP Computer Science A class. When I download it saves as a file, not as an app. It doesn't show up in Launchpad or in Finder < Applications. It just stays as a ...
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SSTP EAP-MSCHAP v2 Mac

I need to connect to VPN via SSTP EAP-MSCHAP v2. All SSTP clients for Mac I know, don't support EAP-MSCHAP v2. What would be the best way I can connect to VPN server? I have Mojave 10.14.2
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Add/Remove/Edit content in JSON file

I treat a .json file as a hierarchical database for managing information. I have looked at SQL, however in my application, a table-like database will not work. I am looking for a bash/macOS-...
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Mac OS on a virtual box [closed]

I know it is technically possible to install Mac OS on a Virtual Box. But is it officially allowed and supported by Apple?
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Large Image View with Cut/Paste for Mac

I am looking for an image view program for Mac that can handle large images. I used to use preview but, since "upgrading" to Mojave, preview will not display large
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Android Studio cant code in macos(10.15_b3) [closed]

The AS can open; but if you coding,association.. it's immediately stoped; also in the IDEA;
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What's the best code editor for Mac with right-to-left support?

I'm trying to work with JSON files that have bidirectional text. I recently have been using the BBEdit free trial, and while it's a great app, it's nearly impossible to edit text that isn't left-to-...
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macOS extended characters-like popover on Windows

I'm currently on macOS and I will be moving to Windows soon, and one of the ways to quickly excess extended characters is by pressing and holding a key, e.g. 'a' and the following popover appears (see ...
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iOS app for stock tracking and portfolio management

Looking for 3 recommendations software for iOS and Mac that is easy to use for stock portfolio management and stock watchlist. The Bloomberg app is too overwhelming.
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Sorting library on Metal Mac

I have started using Metal on MAC OS, for compute based tasks, using the metal compute kernels. I have been looking for some sorting routines, some library written on Metal, that can sort a large ...
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Online Backup services for Mac that work well in Australia

I am looking for a Online Backup service like Backblaze or Crashplan that works well in Australia. I have used Crashplan for two years and it worked well, because they have servers close to Australia....
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MacOS virtual output device

On my Macbook Pro I had an accident after which all audio output devices (both speakers and minijack) stopped working. They actually are not recognized by macbook so there is no possibility to ...
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Visualizing n-dimensional arrays

What software can I use to create a 1/2/3-dimensional array visualization by only inputting some numbers? In addition to existing software, anything like javascript/python packages is also welcome. I ...
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Database tools to develop a simple client journal on MacOS

I have a Linux/LibreOffice based Client Journal Application, which I like to migrate to MacOS. The program uses a relational database as back-end and allows the user to keep track of services provided ...
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What Windows tools can access and decrypt Mac hard drives?

In my project, I have some encrypted Mac hard drives (apfs), and I am required to access the data from some Windows 10 machine. I tried to use HFSexplorer to extract all possible partitions. But most ...
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Terminal task runner on save

I need something that run on the terminal and watch some folder. When I hit save on a file on that folder it run a task that I defined, like lessc --some-flags in.less out.css or ./my_custom_script.sh ...
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How can I transfer file through ssh to a remote server with ssh tunnel in MAC?

I have two remote servers: s1 and s2. s1 accept all connections, s2 only accept connections from s1. I want to transfer file from my MAC to s2, so I have to create a tunnel with s1 and then connect to ...
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Software to calculate folder size?

For some reason neither Windows 10 nor MacOS will give me the folder size of a somewhat random folder I was tasked with storing to the cloud. Is there software I can install, preferably on macOS that ...
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Which software supports multiple users logging in remotely, simultaneously and independently into a Mac?

I would like to know if it is possible for multiple users to log-in remotely into a Mac system and doing their work independently at the same time? Each user has his own desktop (window machine). Is ...
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Mac: automated/scheduled way to copy new files from folder a network disk

Anyone know of a Mac app (or script whether Applescript or terminal-based) that could on a scheduled basis automatically copy new or changed files from a particular folder to a folder on a network ...
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Dock-style app to replace DragThing

This is, essentially, a Dock replacer on steroids - dating back to before the Dock even existed. I've been using DragThing since v1.0 in the mid 1990's so it's fair to say I'm rather used to it & ...
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Task runner suggestion

For some time I been searching for a task runner with watch capabilities. My needs are: watch one or multiple folders for save events and in sequence run: some bash command another bash command npm ...
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How to determine what exact color an app is using?

I need to verify what exact color an app is using on a specific element. I want color values in RGB and/or hex. I can make a screenshot and send it to a PC. Best would be an iOS or macOS app, but ...
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MacOS utility similar to Vim's Leader

One of the things I love about Vim is the leader key and the ability to create macros with it. The leader key concept is that it is a hotkey (I use ) that initiates a command based on the next ...
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A simple, easy to use, drawing program for a Mac desktop computer

I have an iMac running High Sierra and I was hoping someone could recommend a good simple drawing program. I'll be doing nothing considered creative. Most of the drawing can be made as a collection of ...
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Versions of all programs in my computer

I need to perform some actions (say, for example, I install a program on an iMac and then generate a report that includes the following information: the version of MacOS running on the iMac (eg. ...
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Sound editor for Mac to manually mix (crossfade) music files?

I have a long music mp3 file and want to cut out a part in the middle. I would like to create a smooth transition between the end of the first and the start of the second part, like a crossfade, and ...
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Remove background noise from audio files automatically on Mac

I am looking to remove background noise from a large number of audio files on Mac. I don't want to use Audacity, as it seems to require a lot of manual work. Audio Hijack seemed like a good choice, ...
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Creating a zoomable scatter chart of millions of points

I want 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. I am not very familiar with ...
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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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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 ...