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Questions tagged [osx]

Software to run on Apple's OS X operating system.

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Free video player for OS with storyboard (snapshot-array) functionality

Is there any free media player for OS X (not iOS) that can produce semi-automatically (with a few clicks or hotkey combo) an array of snapshots like below? The snapshots are consecutive (ordered in ...
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Archive/backup of large files with protection against deletion/change

I'm thinking of getting into producing video/audio. In other words, working with large files which are going to be created, worked on for a while, and then likely not touched again for a long time (...
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wget alternative with headless browser (webscraper with rendered JS)?

Is there a recursive web crawler like wget except that it executes javascript (in a headless browser)? I just need to scrape some online documentation for a holiday, I don't want to write one myself (...
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Observe file mutations and upload to ftp

So I want to have my workspace in a folder. Later I'd probably also want to run Babel and an SCSS compiler there. Now I want a tool that observes the files in that folder (and it's subfolders) and ...
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Lightweight beautifully-designed MySQL GUI for windows?

I'm searching for a MySQL GUI tool which has a beautifully-designed GUI. I need something like Sequel Pro on mac
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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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Screen and audio replication software

I'm looking for a way to replicate screen and audio from a Mac computer to a "window" on a windows machine. Ideally, it would be best for the video replication part to work as a secondary monitor (...
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Opening .blk file on MacOS

What is the best free application on the market to open .blk files on MacOS? Autocad works, but it requires a payment.
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UX/UI Prototyping tool for macOS application

I am looking for a prototyping tool that allows prototyping of macOS applications. I have looked into Adobe XD, Sketch and others but they don't specifically support prototyping macOS applications ...
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App to run bash/zsh commands from finder folders (Mac)

I used to have this awesome app that looked a bit like this, but I can’t remember the name of it for the life of me: I know there are ways you can run bash commands from the current folder, but this ...
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Easy offline flowchart tool for OSX

I will prefer to using a free one, so I don't want to use visio (but if it is not as expensive as visio I am okay with a paid one). Currently I use a mind mapping tool called Mindnode. But the ...
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Recommendation on Mac System Performance logging tool

Does anyone know of software for macs that can monitor the system performance of the CPU, GPU, RAM usage, disk usage, etc. and can log the data? Free or open source would be preferred but I can get ...
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Interactive software to organize and present information

Example: I have a bunch of different fruits and for each one I have 10 categories (e.g., color, size, taste, etc.) What I am looking for A program for only the person in charge to edit the ...
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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 package for Python to receive coordinates of Wacom tablet?

I need a python software package that collects the x & y coordinates of the pen movements on my Wacom tablet. Is there anything out there that gets the job done? I'm using Mac OS X Mojave.
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TLS (almost VPN) client

I'm looking for a client application for Mac OS X, Linux, and perhaps also Windows which can connect to a TLS server with my own certificate and then tunnel all IP packets from a certain subnet to ...
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Looking for photo alignment software for mac?

I'm looking for something similar to Hugen's align_image_stack. I downloaded Hugen, but there is not align_image_stack in the tools folder. Does anyone know where I can find such a program? I'm ...
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What technology is best to simulate a static 2d/3d lattice structure?

I have an important final year project where I need to create some software which displays simple 2d and 3d lattice structures. To be specific, artificial spin ices. a,b,c (in the attached figure) are ...
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pdf notes with mathematical equations

I'm looking for a program where I'm able to annotate PDF files with notes, including correct mathematical equations (on mac). So far the only way I found was writing the equations with LaTeX in a ...
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Score Counter on Screen

Is there a software/website/app that allows you to display a dynamic score counter on a screen, which can be brought up or down? It would be really cool if it could be added to/subtracted from using a ...
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How can I use my iphone to take inventory without an internet connection?

I have a tree farm. There is effectively no internet in the field. (Phone does see a tower. Text messages take 1 to 15 minutes, just checking email for new messages takes over a minute. I would ...
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Show git branch name of a selected folder in mac menu bar

I want to see the current branch in git of a preselected folder in my Mac's menu bar. Is there an app that shows. I have tried to install headsondisplay but the app store says the item is not ...
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Recommendation for Open source alternative to SteerMouse

I am looking for an open source alternative to the program steer mouse: SteerMouse The software would need to be for mac. I am currently aware of SensibleSideButtons program and this does not fit my ...
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iPad+Mac eBook library management

I'm looking for Mac and iPad apps to replace my current iBooks (now Apple Books) workflow. Even before starting to use iBooks, I had a folder in my Mac with eBooks (mostly PDF and ePub, a few DjVu), ...
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Losslessly split aac audio files on a Mac. Ability to detect “at zero crossings” point

I'm looking for graphical Mac application that will allow me to split an AAC encoded audio file into multiple sections, without re-encoding the audio. The program must make it easy to find the ...
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HTML editor with DOM outline

I'm regularly doing web scraping using Python, and I tend do download the source of a URL (e.g. using cURL) and then examine the contents of the downloaded file. I use TextMate for all editing, but ...
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Context Sensitive Matching and Auto-Complete Mac, Linux

I'm using Clink to provide context-sensitive matching and auto-complete for windows development workflows. This will enable developers to trigger builds, tools and more with context-sensitive ...
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Is there a WineHQ Equivalent that runs Mac programs on Windows?

Been looking for an equivalent to WineHQ that instead lets you run Mac applications on Windows. All I'm seeing so far is Virtual Environments. Anyone know if a tool like this exists? Thanks!
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Multi protocol VPN Client

We work for many companies and each one have a different VPN servers and protocols (Fortinet, Checkpoint, OpenVPN, ...). I have installed dozen of VPN clients in my Mac. Is there any app that replace ...
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Software Activity Monitoring Tool

I wanted to record file system activity created by app bundle (Mac OS) or any processes started from a certain folder (in case of Windows). I tried to use FSMonitor but it seems that it does not ...
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Automated Backup of mails

I really want a tool that could somehow create offline copies of my emails. I know, there are tools like Mail Steward, but for the same, I need to find some time separately, sit and archive the emails ...
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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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Extract individual headshots from group photo

I'm looking for a tool that will take a (high-resolution) group photo, locate all the faces automatically and extract them as individual headshots. Is there such a tool? Recognizing faces is pretty ...
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Easy software to simulate network (router/switch/server) for study purposes

I am studying networking, I am looking for a software for Mac for testing. It must allow me to create a router, switch, and server. EDIT-01 Is there a software for testing Juniper devices?
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Command-line tool for creating simple drawings

I am looking for a command-line tool for creating simple drawings on macOS. I usually need to draw some (very) simple figures/symbols. Drawing them with GUI apps like GIMP is somewhat an overkill, and ...
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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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how to save emails from outlook 365 to hard drive? [closed]

Can I download my Outlook 365 emails to my hard drive for offline access?
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Large vector image creation software?

I am looking for software to design a fantasy map. I am aware that there are several specific software for Windows that does that; however, I am more interested to create a massive (think about 40Mpx ...
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Tool to back up mac mail folders

I have several labels. That gives Apple Mail a big reason to maintain a large number of folders. I am looking out for a solution that can backup my Mac Mail folders.
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FPS Logging Software for Mac

I'm looking for something that can record FPS (frames per second) over time and log this number to a file, for macOS. I've tried Quartz Debug but it doesn't have a log-to-file option. EDIT: Added a ...
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Timesnapper / Personal Screen Tracker for MacOS

I use a windows app called Timesnapper. It records everything you do across all your screens the entire day. You can enter a password and playback things that happened through the day. This is useful ...
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Command line calculator with good hex support

Is there a command line calculator that will let me do bit operations and has good support for hex. E.g. for operations like: 0xff << 3 (1 << 5) ^ 0x77 Bad solutions: bc - laughable ...
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Software for rotating gerbers/excellon?

I need to rotate Gerber and Excellon files before processing them for G-Code for a tiny CNC. Problem I have is that it's an existing Gerber + Excellon drill file with no source. And I have a tiny CNC (...
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Open-Source alternative to Photoshop

I want to encourage the creativity of my little niece. Therefore I'm trying to find a graphic tool that allows here to either digitalize her own images as well as create something new. I've been ...
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Looking for a cross-platform (Mac server & Windows client) remote desktop LAN software that honors remapped Ctrl and Cmd keys on Mac

I'm a Windows user but sometimes I have to switch to a Mac in the next room. The keyboard settings in the Mac Preferences have been setup to use swapped Command / Ctrl keys to match my Windows habits. ...
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Launch search from desktop

I'm looking for a free app for Mac, similar to Alfred, which will allow me to quickly launch a search to a search engine of my choice from any app by pressing a keyboard shortcut. Alfred nearly fits ...
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MacOS for Beginners - Which Tools to Install?

I've been a programmer for quite some time and therefore I had a lot of contact with Windows (vomit - I have to have it to play games), Linux (yeah), and lately I started with MacOS just to learn more ...
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Free software for Mac OS to Execute and test Mathematical formulas?

Recently I have downloaded the trial version Of Wolfram Mathematica on Mac OS. It allowed me to write, test and execute mathematical formulas on specific range of values and view and manipulate ...
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Software to block connections before I connect to VPN

When I am connecting to a public wi-fi (in a hotel or airport for example) I am using VPN to increase my security. But right after I join the network some applications start to establish connections (...
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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 ...