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

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A mac app for screen annotation?

I want to draw on all over the screen and not just on a single screen or app. Is there any mac app that does this?
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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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An editor for HAML and PHP (macOS)

I tried several editors, TextMate, Coda2, PHPStorm. None of them supports such an exotic combo. I usually use a trick by adding a HAML comment with PHP opening tag at the beginning: -#<? That ...
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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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Could you recommend an IDE that is suitable for writing and running C, C++, C#?

Could you recommend an IDE that is suitable for writing and running C, C++, C# and works, can write code, run code out of the box on macos Catalina?
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Free Svg to vector PDF converter

I'm looking for a free interactive or CLI tool to convert SVG files to vector PDF running on a Mac. The goal is to use the resulting files in Xcode image assets.
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MacOS-app as replacement for snomD305-SIP

Problem: At work we have the snomD305-SIP hardware telephones, but due to the coronavirus we are all working from home now and don't have the phone with us. Question: Is there an app for MacOS (or ...
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Frequently installed macOS software that can be updated via the command line

What software / package managers are frequently installed on macOS that can be updated via the command line? The software / package managers could either be included with macOS, or they could be ...
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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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What is the best alternative to SwiftUI for MacOS?

SwiftUI seems to have good features, but only works on MacOS 1.15 and newer. Is there a framework for MacOS that is efficient, and shares the capabilities of SwiftUI. Well technically, if I put ...
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SizzlingKeys (Music / iTunes Key Control) replacement for macOS Catalina?

I'm in love with SizzlingKeys. It has been the best tool for iTunes for me for the past decade and I just can't live without it. :'( It allows me to do everything I want to do with my music with a ...
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Grapher for windows?

On a Mac, there is a Grapher.app which has many functions like: ordinary graphing, polar graphing, lin-log and log-log graphing, 3d graphing, derivatives, integrals, implicitly defined functions, ...
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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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Primitive text editor for Mac

I'm looking for a MacOS counterpart to the classic Windows Notepad -- a primitive text editor with minimal functionality. I'd prefer open-source, though other zero-cost software is acceptable. Must ...
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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 free book-writing software without the page break?

Is there a software for book writing like LibreOffice or Pages where you can write without having trouble with the page break? (In LibreOffice you can scale it, but that's not really what I'm looking ...
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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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alternatives to Adobe PS Sketch, that work on macOS desktop

I want to doodle every now and then and save my drawings. Adobe Photoshop Sketch looks like a perfect app for me, unfortunately it's mobile-only. I want an app that will run on my MacBook that: ...
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Mounting an SMB share using Swift

I am looking for any kind tips or libraries that would allow me to mount an SMB share from within Swift. I looked into AMSMB2, but it doesn't actually mount the share, it just connects to it. I have ...
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Rename the files with date appended in MacOs

I want to append the date in the file name. I have seen many batch file script. Is there any software available for that?
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Mac application or code that records single window

For a while now; I have been looking for a way to record the screen on macOS, but only of a single window (e.g. any other windows blocking it will not be recorded). There should be a way to do this, ...
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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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Mouse automation software for macOS that's still maintained?

Over the years I found Murgaa.com's mouse automation tool to be very useful, however their support has seemed to disappear over the last year or two. I'm looking for a mouse automation tool that's ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Tools to test loading/rendering speed for different versions of same pdf?

I would like some way to test pdf loading and rendering speed. My ideal tool would let me drag and drop a batch of pdfs processed using ghostscript or sometimes k2opt, and compare some useful figure, ...
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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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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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JavaScript Debugging on macOS

So I have a web app that I created in Visual Studio, and we use it on all main browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge/ IE). We also have an app on the play store/ app store but we want to get away ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Local Website Caching Application

I'm looking for an application(preferably in MacOS) which can cache(locally) a webpage(available to read only upon login). The page is not available to the public and hence couldn't be archived by ...
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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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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 ...