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

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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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Syncing cloud storage with external hard drive

I basically want to have a clone of my External HDD uploaded to a cloud service. I need a way to execute a 2-way sync every time the External HDD is plugged in. So, the changes made to the cloud (new ...
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Radar In Motion widget options for both macOS & Windows?

I was absolutely addicted to Radar In Motion for OS X. It was by far one of the very handiest radar utilities (Animated Weather Maps) around. Sadly the tool has been killed off now and I have been ...
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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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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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Send Later, Tracking, etc. for Apple Mail.app?

There are a couple of relatively nice mail options for macOS that include Canary (limited tracking), Spark (send later), Mailbutler (tracking, send later, etc.) - but Canary and Spark have various ...
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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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App to play the 360° panorama videos

I've got 360° panorama videos taken by Gear 360 camera which I'd like to view on macOS. I've tried to watch them in VLC, but without success. They're displayed as flat spherical videos when opened. ...
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App to view the 360° panorama pictures

I've got 360° panorama pictures taken by Gear 360 camera which I'd like to view on macOS. These are standard JPEG files, but usually shown as spherical when opened. For example, I have tried to open ...
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Check spelling as you type for macOS

I spend many days trying to find an app for macOS that would check my spelling as I type and warn me with a sound that a word was misspelled. tinySpell+ is what I use on my PC and it is great. I with ...
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A "fake" terminal on macOS to use during demos or conference talks

I need to record some terminal sessions which I will be replaying back during demos or at conferences. I want it to look like actual typing, but without the chance of typos or other errors. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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MAC cat-proof and kid-proof the keyboard and trackpad

In MAC OS Catalina, is there a setting or app which can lock both keyboard and trackpad so that only typing some specific combination of keyboard keys will unlock them back.
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Free video editor for Mac, with MPG/MKV support

I want to do some basic video editing on Mac: Import a few video files of the same height/width Cut portions of each file and gather them to make a new video Export it as a new video file ...
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Git UI for macOS with Independent Git Binary

I'm looking for a Git client with graphical UI with it own GIT binary (Independent of the system wide Git) for macOS. It should free for personal usage. Any idea?
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Nintendo DS emulator for Mac with more than 2x speed?

I am currently using DeSmuME, and it can only be sped up to 2x. Is there any DS emulator for Mac that can do faster than 2x? My hardware can handle it.
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Black/Dark/Night mode PDF/PPT Viewer MacOS?

I read a lot during the night and I have so many books in the .pdf .pptx format that my eyes get strained during whole reading sessions. on an average, I roughly read 200 pages daily. The thing is I ...
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Is there a macOS native MongoDB GUI?

I'm using Robo 3T at the moment, but a bug that will probably never be fixed is making that difficult for me at the moment. Is there a MongoDB GUI that's native to macOS? I'm a huge fan of Postico and ...
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Gamma adjustment with per screen control in menubar for macOS?

I need to sometimes adjust gamma very quickly on a per monitor basis (I have multiple displays) sometimes and would like to find a menubar app to accomplish this perhaps similar to Desktop Dimmer for ...
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Is there a Wine-like application for wrapping Mac applications?

The application Wine allows you to run windows applications natively on several OS's. Is there a similar application that allows you to run Mac applications on a Windows machine without a VM?
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Remove layers from a PDF without Adobe Acrobat on a Mac

I have a A0 size PDF document with multiple layers, and I want to get this document printed at a copy shop. The copy shop doesn't have the option to select/deselect the layers, and I only want 3 of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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App that comfortably stream the audio output of macOS to an iOS device

I’m looking for an application that: enables macOS to stream audio to an iOS device (like an iPhone or iPad) doesn’t require more than two clicks to enable/disable. does the jobs above and otherwise ...
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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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PDF reader that saves sessions on macos

Are there any free PDF-reader softwares that allow to save and restore the last session? This is possible with, e.g., foxit on windows but not on mac. (I usually work on more than 20 pdfs ...
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Mature C++ interpreter on macOS

I have a bunch of files that I constantly need to apply some operations on, like renaming, or video and sound editing using ffmpeg. For those tasks I normally write a bash script with what ever ...
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