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

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Capture scrolling window screenshot in MACOS

Is there any software which can take 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 was aware of ...
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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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Is there any macbook mac os specific neural network making software?

Is there any macbook mac or macOS specific neural network making software? It shouldn't be available in windows, it should be unique to macOS. I had matlab in my mind but it's also available in ...
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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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Import Access tables in R with MAC

Is there a way to import Access tables in R with MacOs Big Sur? I do that in Windows with library (RODBC) but it is not working with MAC...
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MacOS alternative for RemoteVC

Do you know a MacOS (or multi-OS) alternative to the RemoteVC virtual remote app for the Android TV Boxes? It would be very nice to have such an app to control the Android TV Box from the laptop ...
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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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Atom feed reader for mac that supports authenticated feeds

I'm looking around for a while now and RSS Bot, nor Feed Notifier do not work with authenticated feeds, RSSOwl is not developed since 2015 and is not supported in Big Sur. Is there no way to achieve ...
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Reading-oriented email app (macOS)

In this golden era of newsletters I’m looking for the best email app for reading them and other long form emails. I see a lot of apps designed for taking newsletters out of the inbox, but I’m looking ...
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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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Deduplication script that runs with both bash and zsh for Linux, macOS, etc?

I have a scenario where we frequently pull in duplicated files that take up a lot of space. There's no reasonable way to stop the intake of these duplicated files due to their irregularity and the ...
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Looking for a simple stock portfolio app (macOS)

While Apple introduced a rudimentary stock price application in macOS recently, it is not relly functionally adequate for even the most basic requirements. I did not, however, find an app with the ...
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A command line calculator that supports numbers with commas

I often want to copy/paste some numbers from a website into a calculator to do some quick arithmetic. These numbers are typically formatted for display, so they include commas as thousands separators (...
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Grapher for Linux

There is a graphing tool bundled with macOS named Grapher. Is there a similar graph plotting software for Linux (Debian, Ubuntu)? The software should be able to take equations as input, and produce ...
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Free FLAC to MP3 batch converter for MacOS

I need to convert approximately 15000 FLAC files to MP3 as a one time job. It is a large audio archive containing 50 years worth of interviews, talks-shows, radio-speeches and monologues belonging to ...
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Any good C++ ide for MacOS

I would like to know the best free c++ IDEs for MacOS Catalina. I would not like the limited xcode for c++. So please anything else. Any help appreciated
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Package to run Mac OS on linux without KVM or QEMU

I'm running linux (debian) on my chromebook. I would like to run Mac OS, but I need suggestions to match this criteria: Not on Qemu Not on KVM App on Linux, not Google Play Is there a package? I'm ...
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Installing NimEDIT on MacOS Catalina

I would like to install NimEDIT on my Mac but I can't figure out how. Any help appreciated.
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Video calls for 20+ members for free?

I'm looking for free software for weekly video calls for 20 - 25 members and at least 3 hours duration of continuous video calls and it should be compatible with Mac os and Windows and should have ...
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Brainfuck ide for OSX

I want to try Brainfuck, and I would like to know if there is there any good Brainfuck ide for OSX?
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Software to count clicks and keypresses on macOS

I'm looking for some software that will count my mouse clicks and keypresses throughout the day, and show a report of my activity. I would like to use it to inform decisions about ergonomics, such as ...
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Historical Timelines

Could anyone recommend good macOS software (either free or low cost) for creating graphics of historical timelines? I have found Istoriam in the macOS App Store, but I'm curious about alternatives, ...
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Note taking software with link to PDFs

I need a non-linear note taking, I tried personal wiki, but they seem to be too difficult for me without any basic programming knowledge and issues. I need a basic, macOS, personal wiki-based ...
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macOS app to check if an image is already on the computer?

I'm looking for a photo de-duper app for Mac, but from a different angle than normal. If I download a new image from the web, I want to know if I already have it on my Mac or not. I have had trouble ...
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Any Way to Use zRAM on Mac?

My friend has an old Macbook that doesn't have much RAM. I am mostly a Linux person, and I don't know that much about Mac, though I did grow up using older ones. I know that on Linux, it is possible ...