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

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Screencapture + compression while recording

Is there an open-source, free tool that captures screen + audio but compresses it as it records it? I have used macOS' default tool "Screenshot" (using CMD+SHIFT+5) but just a minute of ...
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macOS command line tool for capturing the execution of an entire process tree?

I'm looking for a tool for capturing the execution of an entire process tree, like this: # tracetree: https://github.com/luser/tracetree , linux only, sadly $ tracetree /bin/bash -c '/bin/sleep 1; /...
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Cross-app information management system

I'm looking for an integrated solution for efficient organization of related information across different apps and formats (e.g., emails, bookmarks, files, notes, ...) I find myself often in the ...
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Simple way to edit pdf page numbers

Every now and then I encounter a pdf file whose page numbers don't match the ones in the text. For example, it might be a book whose introduction is on pages i, ii, etc., so that "page 1" of ...
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offline audio transcribe to text software

looking for a software that can offline transcribe text from an audio file. macOS preferred by Windows is ok. thanks
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Good Windows emulators for gaming on Mac

A friend of mine wants to get a good Windows emulator so they have access to Windows features (such as the Microsoft store, etc.) They mainly want to be able to use games exclusive to Windows on their ...
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macOS: Looking for app to find duplicate files between 2 folders, 1st folder set to read-only, mutual duplicates only marked in 2nd folder

I'm looking for a mac equivalent of MindGems Fast Duplicate File Finder on Windows. No affiliation. As the feature list shows https://www.mindgems.com/products/Fast-Duplicate-File-Finder/Fast-...
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(C/C++/Go) Library for writing & reading optical media on macOS

I'm aware of libburn and related libraries for GNU/linux & various BSDs, but I'm looking for low-level control of my CD/DVD burner from (Go) code I write on macOS. I'm looking to burn very simple ...
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Note-taking app with a "forum-like" interface

I've tried many apps for my notes and every one of them has some limitations. The best experience I've had was using a forum! A simple forum like this: https://obsproject.com/forum/. I just open a new ...
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Module to play/pause/... videos with python

In python I am looking for a python module that I can use to play videos. That module should allow to play videos as you could play them with e.g. mplayer pause them stop them make them fullscreen ...
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macOS - interactive/clickable wireframes (adobe fireworks alternative: wireframes feature)

So Adobe Fireworks had an interactive wireframe tool. Where you can create hotspots and have the wireframe interact through a browser. Does anyone know a standalone tool that is support now that does ...
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Game involving runner character and trees/shrubs that power up

I'm looking for a game where a person that can walk, trot, run, or walk with different gaits at different speeds, can run on a path, with different obstacles. The game is 2D. The runner passes by ...
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Convert mbox to eml, or similar deduplicate internal duplicate email messages

I have many mbox files with internally overlapping content so there are duplicates that cannot be found directly. I'd like to extract EML files for each message and then have them as loose files for ...
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DNS Manager for MacOS

I'm looking for a DNS Manager for MacOS. But basically I'm looking for YogaDNS alternative for MacOS. Here is the major (and really the only) functionality that I need: DNS server management Assign ...
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macOS backup app taking advantage of client (APFS) and server (ZFS) features: snapshots, deduplication, etc

I use Carbon Copy Cloner for my primary backup to an external SSD, and I am very happy with that. A particularly interesting feature is the use of APFS snapshots on the target hard drive for ...
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Convert S3M, XM and MOD files to flac/mp3 preserving tags

Remember the modules of the past? MOD, S3M, XM, ST? Great, so do I! I have thousands of modules in my file shares :-). But… now I'd love to convert all my collected modules into playable files in an ...
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Free Mac MP3 player that showing playlist with large font, supports hotkeys for pause, next, etc

I've been using VLC and Vox. I like how VLC lets me widen the playlist as much as I want. But the font is so small. Vox is also good except the playlist is narrow and has a small font. What free ...
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Mac VNC client that supports Raspberry Pi 5 and rescaling?

I'm trying to remotely connect to my Raspberry Pi 5 from an M1 Mac laptop. The officially recommended client is Tiger VNC Viewer, which connects fine, but can't rescale the display at all. This is a ...
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macOs scientific calculator with history

The company I work for, gave me a MacBookPro with M1 chip, but I'm still new to Mac OS. Could you please recommend/suggest me a free scientific calculator with history that can be installed on a ...
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MacOS VPN client that can handle 2 OpenVPN connections simultaneously

On my MacOS laptop I want to use 2 VPN connections simultaneously and route traffic through connection based on hosts. My current client is OpenVPN Connect and it can not establish 2 connections ...
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Windows running on Apple hardware

I remember apple disabled the dual boot feature, boot camp to dual boot Windows and macOS on Apple hardware. What other possibilities exist for dual booting or running Windows on Apple Hardware?
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UX, user interface and user interface elements and style/theming

I was wondering whether there are any window managers, on some, or, whatever, system, that may allow users to set elements from textures from pictures, partial pictures, or modified elements, of body, ...
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Do you know a text editor to work on both Windows and macos, which supports writing from right to left?

My research so far yielded the following results: VSCode - support RTL fonts but not writing from right to left. NP++ - Does support RTL, but Is not compatible with MACOS. Sublime Text - support RTL ...
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Macos: Looking for screenshot software with image editing features - that can draw on images - similar to Lightshot

I am searching for screenshot software for Macos that offers the following functionalities: Capture Screenshots: Ability to take screenshots of the whole screen, a specific window, or a custom region....
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Looking for a free macOS PostgreSQL client with AWS IAM authentication, OR can script the password field

pgAdmin4 can do this with the advanced "Password exec cmd" field, it basically automates the process described here. I just don't like pgAdmin4 so far. I understand DBeaver has native AWS ...
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Mac timer app that show a full screen dialog box at specified intervals

I am looking for an interval timer app that show a full screen dialog box at specified intervals. With the following requirements: for macOS 10.13.6 open source if possible, free at the very least. If ...
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MacOs: Good and complete replacement for TortoiseGit

I have been using TortoiseGit as a UI for git for a very long time Alas, this software is not macOS compatible. I am looking for another UI but honestly can't find anything worth it so far. SourceTree:...
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ClickPaste (paste or insert clipboard/pasteboard by typing) for macOS?

This is a real gem when working with various scenarios such as virtual machines, but I've yet to find something like it for macOS: https://github.com/Collective-Software/ClickPaste Anyone know of such ...
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plist editor simple on mac which works on double click

I really love it when I have to apply some registries on my Windows I just have to double-click on a .reg file Is there a similar thing on Mac
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Image Cropper with extra blur

Is there an ios or macOS app that can add extra blur so that the end image can be portrait if it was landscape and vice versa? Something like this: Not really not sure if this is the right title for ...
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A PDF viewer that can save and reopen tabs at the exact page one last stopped at

I often read PDF ebooks and open multiple pages on different tabs of the same book. e.g. With book X, I open pg 2 on tab 1, pg 20 on tab 2, pg 30 on tab 3 etc. I currently use Chrome to do this. But ...
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Remapping Mouse Clicks with Keystrokes on macOS

Looking for macOS app that can remap the two thumb buttons on a mouse to simulate a combination of keystrokes. This software should be compatible with macOS Ventura and can be paid for. The software ...
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Text editor that displays number of words and characters selected

Sometimes I have to draft text that has either a word limit or a character limit. A long time ago, I used to do this by using a text editor that had a status bar. The status bar would say something ...
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What software can I use to make handwritten notes, do handwritten math or science on my macOS10.13?

What software can I use to make handwritten notes, do handwritten math or science on my macOS10.13? I need a canvas so I can do all my math, like how it is done in https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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Convert excel formula to human readable formulas - macOS

Is there any free software which can convert excel formulas to human readable format as shown below? (for macOS) Reason: I'm fed up of writing long formulas one character at a time in the microsoft ...
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Are there any GUIs for or with FFmpeg where I can select / clip exact frame timestamps, and copy both of them simulatenously or as a command?

I make lots of clips with ffmpeg where I clip videos using the -ss and -to arguments. What I want is a GUI to see the video, seek exact times, and get exact timestamps of where I want to clip, so I ...
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Tool for searching in HTML and JS files, and I want to see some useful content in search results

I have hundreds of HTML and JavaScript files and I want to search for some useful data for me in their contents. I tried to use Spotlight and Finder, but these tools are not informative. Spotlight ...
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How to translate Facebook pages (including posts)? Chrome's built-in feature does not work

Is there a way to translate Facebook pages on Chrome/any other browser? I'm not talking about the Facebook built-in Bing translation on individual posts, but the entire page. Things I tried that didn'...
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An app to produce raster text

I have a strange request. I need an app to write raster text. That is, when I press the J key on my keyboard, the app must produce a raster (that is, non-editable) letter J. I suffer from writing-...
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Looking for software for music recognition over a limited universe

I'm trying to find a music recognizer for MacOS. The constraints are: Recognition over a quite limited (~1000) universe of songs that I provide and preprocess as needed; "listening" to music ...
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Basic GIS Mapping product recommendations -- freeware for a beginner, not looking to become an expert

I working on a history of then Pacific Northwest. My goal is to display dynamic time series maps of the creation/presence/growth of various towns, their population size, railroad line tracks laid, ...
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Time management app with scheduling

I'm looking for a free application to manage my time. The requirements are the following: Adding tasks without specifying when I'll be working on them Ability to add some basic info about the task, ...
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Is there a calendar for MacOS that supports a one-day view with a very narrow window?

I'd grown accustomed to having having my calendar's day view as a separate, narrow window perched at the side of my screen, so I can quickly glance to see a visual representation of where my day was ...
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Solid starter software for MIDI+sampled music sequencing (and light mastering/production) on OS X (Monterey)

For quite a few years I've wanted to get my Mum into the world of "what happens if you connect the piano to a computer". To get this goal off the ground, I've invested in a MIDI interface ...
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A nice gui terminal with splits for mac?

Back in my Linux days with server, I had a complicated set up with a tmux session shared between windows. I'm not doing this sort of work at the moment (less sysadmin, less log trawling, less servers)...
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What is a good Framework to develop a C# single application that run on both MacOS and Windows? I need to manage Gui and BItmaps

I have some years experience with .net core and WinForm. Now I need to develop a graphics application in Visual Studio for Windows that run on both OS. Can you help me to understand and make a good ...
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App that can use Mac hardware Volume buttons when set to Multi-Output

There's a known quirk with macOS that if you set an output in Audio MIDI Setup to use a Multi-Output, you lose control of the dedicated volume buttons [on the F-Keys]. Is there an app that can ...
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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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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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