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

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Code compare and merge tool for Mac OSX

Any recommended tools, which can do in-place (for in-place, I mean some IDE or tools which could have functions of both compare and merge.) compare for two files, and merge them in-place? I ...
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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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Is there a flowcharting app that supports animated GIFs?

I need to make a flowchart for a project, and some of the nodes have to be animated GIFs. Support for any video file format works just as well since I can just convert the GIFs into videos, but I ...
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Mac-compatible software to automatically rotate, de-skew, and crop images

I'm looking for a simple and free application which can automatically scan a document (in the form of a JPG or PNG), change the perspective to remove skew, and then crop it. It would be nice if the ...
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Software to create automatic subtitles (OS X)

You know how Youtube creates "automatic" subtitles based on the sound on a video? (sound-to-text) I have an MP4 file on my computer. How do I create "automatic" subtitles based on the video's sound, ...
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OS X app to show GPU usage?

As a developer, I push my machine to its limits quite often. It's often quite useful to know how much capacity you're currently using. I use the built in Activity Monitor for checking my CPU usage, ...
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Music player for OSX with standard playlist capabilities?

I'm experiencing high frustration looking for a music player for OSX Catalina - can anyone please recommend one? Here's what I'm looking for: Primarily plays local music files (MP3 / FLAC) - online ...
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Medium (or general RSS) feed text-to-speech reader with voice control

I'm looking for app, that can read aloud texts from RSS feed. Mac or iOS or Android. It should be able to distinguish languages of articles: I'm reading in English and sometimes in Russian It should ...
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Highlight mouse position on OS X

I often lose track of the location of the cursor when I bring my attention to something off-screen (a book, a mobile device, etc). Since I have a big display, moving the mouse a little won't do the ...
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Screen-recording GIF 'video' tool for Mac OS X

I'm looking for a free program that allows me to record my screen and save the 'video' as an animated GIF. This will be useful when making instructions / steps to do something. Requirements: free (...
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Cross-platform calendar that stores data locally - I want to sync it myself

I'm looking for a calendar application, ideally one that can run on windows, Mac, and iOS. I want my data to be available offline, and -- here's the kicker -- I don't want to store my data on Google's ...
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Alternative Calendar app for Mac

I'm currently wrestling with the built-in Mac calendar app and am looking for an alternative calendar app that: makes it way easier to setup "complicated custom events" supports Mac OS X El Capitan ...
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Alternative to Whereisit for Mac

I'm looking for an alternative to Whereisit on Windows to index my files and folders to a filetype and be able to browse the snapshot of the indexed files later. Please could someone suggest an ...
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Recording software that records last X seconds from when you hit record

EDIT: I now want this functionality for my iPad also, and not just screen capture of iOS's functioning, but also for the video camera--I want to leave my video camera recording for hours so I can film ...
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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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Is there a tool that will allow me to develop an app for Windows, Mac, iOS and Android?

An app I want to develop should run on all four platforms - Windows, Mac, iOS and Android. It's mostly text-based, with tables, buttons, etc. I've seen tools for develop apps that run on Windows and ...
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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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Remote desktop freeware for troubleshooting Mac and Windows computers

I want to be able to help my folks with their computer problems but they are over 1000+ miles from where I live. Is there a good cross-platform (Windows 8.1 and Mac Mavericks) free to use software ...
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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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Flashing Mac OS 8 (1997) to bootable flash drive?

I would like to create a bootable flash drive with an old version of Mac OS, such as Mac OS 8, just to explore it. What software can I use to flash the OS onto the flash drive?
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Mac app to fuzzy search through PDF files library

I'm looking for a Mac app that would be able to index hundreds of books in PDF and perform quick full-text fuzzy search through it.
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RDF editor compatible with Mac OS

I need to manipulate RDF files created previously. I need an RDF editor which also can interpret and represents RDF axiomatics in different serializations such as Turtle, RDF/XML etc. The tool that ...
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Typescript ide for MacOS

Hi I would like to find the best free TypeScript ide. I am using vscode rn and it is very annoying. It should have all of the following to be the best: - debugging - auto completing - easy errors to ...
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Looking for power management software for Mac?

Use case 1: I'm in the office, on power cable, running several VMs, Photoshop, thousand of browser tabs. Use case 2: I'm taking computer to a garden with no power cable. I would like to switch power ...
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Recommendation for personal database (Bento replacement) for iOS and OS X

Looking for a personal database recommendation for iOS and OS X – basically a replacement for Bento. It needs to be able to have cloud sync, so I can do work on multiple devices. Two options seem to ...
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Internet radio software where I can add my preferred stations

Can anyone recommend a light Internet radio application for the Mac? I want one where I can add my own addresses. Most of the apps I have found have thousands of built-in radio stations or use a ...
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Mac - Svn Client

I am new user on Mac and i would like recommendation for SVN Client such as 'Svn Tortoise" on Windows. please share you comments
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Checklist app, can reuse list

I am looking for a checklist app. For example, in preparation for going to the gym, I want to go through my gym prep list and check all the items that I need. It should be very easy to repeat these ...
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Free Golang IDE

Is there any good and free Golang IDE or Editor for MacOSX, Windows or Linux? Any help appreciated.
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2D / 3D CAD design and simulation software for OSX?

What options are available for Mac to design 2D and 3D CAD drawings? Preferably open-source or freeware but not a requirement of the question. SolidWorks seems to be the most popular for Windows ...
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Calendar calculation API

I am looking for a well supported (i.e. in active development or so mature that it can be a natural and uncontraversial choice) calendar library. I primarily need it to tell me when the next one or ...
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Screenshot and Editing on OS X

Looking for a screenshot tool with the following functions works on OSX start up quickly able to take screenshot with hotkey able to continuous take screenshot at predefined interval (eg. 1 every 5 ...
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Sound library organizer free

I'm starting doing a lot of random field recording and my library is getting a bit messy. Could you suggest me a good software to edit metadata/organise the recordings in categories or something ...
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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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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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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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Multi-platform Time and Activity Tracker

I'm looking for an app to track time spent on different activities both online and offline. It would work on both, macOS and iOS. On macOS it would automatically track which apps I am using for how ...
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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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Lightweight text editor for spell check & grammar check offline in OS X

I keep using LibreOffice for just the spell & grammar check, earlier it was MS Word. Is there an offline version for English language that is multi-platform? Basically an app like Windows ...
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Markdown editor for OSX (ssh connection) navigate through ftp folder to load and upload modified .md

I'm looking for a OSX desktop application in which I can edit plain markdown documents. I found many but none with ssh connection to navigate and choose which .md have to edit. I try ulysse app but ...
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ManicTime alternative for Mac

Im looking for an app like ManicTime to use standalone on a Mac. Basically I want to track active windows, websites, and open documents and display in in a timeline like: So basically I want a time ...
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A mac tool to fill placeholders before pasting

Im running OSX Yosemite and i need to paste certain patterns repeatedly. I only need to change parts of those. E.g. <tag>something</tag> <p>blehbelhbleh</p> <asd&...
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Regex Desktop Tool for Offline Use (Cross Platform)

There are a plethora of SO questions a decade old describing cross platform desktop Regex tools. It seems the most popular options were: Kodos (no commits in the past decade, runs off deprecated Qt3) ...
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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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Chrome browser extension to download images from photo album webpage?

There is a site which has thumbnails and the original image appears after clicking the thumbnail: http://pages.rediff.com/jab-harry-met-sejal/2243113 Is there any Chrome extension that can download ...
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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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local log filtering and analytics

There is a vast amount of log analytics tools available like kibana, datadog and what not. I'm searching for a free tool (license must allow commercial use) that allows to just drop in a log file, of ...
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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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Search tool for NAS

We use a NAS (connected to MACs via WebDAV) in our small company to acces our files from different locations. Searching within the NAS does not work well due to the amount of data stored and slow ...
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Cross platform disk encryption solution without admin privileges

I am looking for a cross platform (OS X 10.10 + Windows 7) encryption solution which can fully encrypt, decrypt and modify a USB disk (full disk encryption). Truecrypt does this, but you need admin ...

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