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

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OS X PostgreSQL client with a GUI?

I've recently found a need to work with a PostgreSQL database. As I'm completely new to PostreSQL, I'd like to have a nice GUI for it, much like one for MySQL. It must: Support tunneling over SSH ...
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Keyboard and Mouse sharing between Windows and OSX

At work I use both Mac OSX (laptop) and Windows (desktop). I frequently have to switch between keyboards, the mouse and the trackpad. I'm looking for recommendations for software that allow for ...
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What is a good newbie friendly graphical Git client for OS X?

Personally I'd just pop open a terminal and brew-up the usual *nix shell tools, but I need to make a software recommendation to some clients that need something a bit more newbie friendly. The ...
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Is there a program to control other computers from another computer?

Is there a good remote desktop software tool that I can use to control my Windows and Linux PCs from my Mac, and vice-versa? I don't care if it uses up lots of internet bandwidth. Desired features: ...
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Free software for focus stacking on MacOS

I am interested by focus stacking software and I heard about Helicon Focus. This one is very good and compatible with OS X but it is with a license cost, after the trial period there will be a text ...
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App to easily manage and structure project-related information (mainly emails)?

I work as a freelance developer for several clients. One of the problems I encounter is that information about ongoing projects is often in different locations. Most project related communication ...
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Remote Desktop/Viewer from Windows to Mac

I'm looking for some software that will allow a remote desktop connection from a Windows 7 machine to an iMac (OSX) across the internet. I use the term "remote desktop", but the primary requirement ...
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Mac OS X IDE with intelligent code completion and error checking

I'm looking for an IDE like Visual Studio to develop using especially C#. Requirements Must be on Mac OS X Must have intelligent code completion Must have auto indent Must have shortcuts (believe ...
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Email client that supports Markdown?

I somewhat like (read: am in love with) Stack Exchange's implementation of markdown. In fact, I often try to use it when writing emails. Much to my disappointment, this never works. Is there an OS X ...
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Blu-ray burning software for OS X

I recently bought USB blu-ray (BD) writer (Samsung SE-506BB, in case that matters). OS X detects it properly, but Disk Utility.app only supports burning DVDs and CDs. Detected disk capabilities are ...
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Tool for optical character recognition (OCR)

Is there a tool that can recognise text in a scanned document (PNG, JPG) and convert it into a regular text file (DOC, TXT)? It should Work on Ubuntu and Mac OS X Be free Work with most common ...
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File space analysis software for OS X

From time to time, I like to clean out the unused files or folders on my hard drive(s) or removable media (external drives, flash drives, memory cards, etc.) on my computers that are running OS X so ...
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File Merging Software for Software Developers

There are many occasions that unfortunately require me to manually merge in code changes from various sources and various types of files so that I can then commit them to a source repository. The ...
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CD Ripping Software for OS X

When I was primarily a Windows user, I used a program called CDex to rip CDs to my hard drive. I loved this program primarily because of the following features: Automatic ID3 tagging using CDDB ...
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OS X MySQL client?

I'd like to have a nice GUI for MySQL on OS X. The app must: Support connecting to external databases Support tunneling over SSH Show a nice GUI for editing and creating table schema Give access to a ...
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App to convert existing image files to vector graphics?

I have some rather large PNG files, and I'd like to convert them to vector images for future use. Is there an app that can do this? I'm thinking something like I have to specify what is what in the ...
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OS X graphic design app that supports vector graphics?

I'd like to start working with vector graphics instead of normal image files for my app icons. As screen resolutions get higher and higher, so do file sizes. I'd like an OS X app that supports ...
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Lightweight Email Client for OS X

Are there any good lightweight email clients for OS X Features I'm looking for: Under 50MB of disk space used by core application Support multiple accounts/inboxes Runs in background Uses very ...
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Record screen section as animated GIF

Often while trying to explain a problem I have with my PC, a screenshot is not enough. Is there a tool that lets you capture a section of the screen and save it to a .gif file? It needs to Work on ...
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Syntax highlighting text editor for Mac OSX

When I'm writing or reading code (Java, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, XML, etc.), I prefer something more lightweight than an IDE, that highlights syntax but doesn't do much else. What options are there for ...
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OS X application to burn a .mov to a DVD?

The other day I found it necessary to burn an MOV to a DVD. Sounds simple, right? No. I didn't want any special effects, I just wanted an MOV on a DVD. Eventually, I just used iDVD and found a hack to ...
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OS X client for Google Docs/Drive, incorporating the real-time collaboration feature?

I have several documents that are collaboratively edited in Google Drive. I'd prefer to use a more responsive, easier-to-open desktop client to edit these documents. It must: Be able to see all my ...
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Visio alternative for OSX

I am looking for a free or paid alternative for Mac OS X (macOS). I have used Microsoft Visio a lot, but I can't find a good alternative which works for OSX. It should support these diagrams at least....
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Software to split one display into two or more virtual screens?

First: this is going to sound weird at first. I might be the only person that wants this. I've used two-screen setups every now and then, and I find that the separation between them helps me be more ...
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Drag and drop animation software similar to Muvizu

I am looking for a drag and drop animation software for Mac. I did a little research and found Muvizu which I loved but it seems to be only for Windows. Here are the requirements the software needs: ...
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Is there a faster Android emulator?

I'm playing with Android development, but the emulator is sooo... slow... It takes upwards of five minutes just to start up! I'm not interested enough in Android development to continue pursuing it ...
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App to quickly generate correctly resized iOS app icons

In iOS development, there are quite a few different sizes of icons needed to make your app look the best throughout the system. Here's what the average list of icon files looks like in an iOS project: ...
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Data analysis/plotting on OS X

I am searching for an easy to use software for OS X that is capable of the following: data analysis (load/process/manipulate data) via scripting plotting the data configuring the plot directly (not ...
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SSD monitoring software for OS X

After installing SSD to my Macbook Pro, I want to monitor its usage. Must: Show average data written per day Must: Record that data Should: Estimate lifespan of disk
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OS X window organization software with resizing shortcuts

In Windows 7, it's possible to do various resize operations by dragging windows: drag window to top of screen, and it'll be enlarged to fill the whole screen. Drag it to the left edge and it'll cover ...
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VPN Client for OS X [closed]

I would like to work occasionally from home and I need a Virtual Private Network (VPN) client for OS X (10.9). A plus point would be if it's for free but I'm also willing to pay for the software. It ...
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File integrity checker

I have a large amount of files that should never change, including RAW photographs and video files. I'm worried about silent bit rot. I do have backups to restore lost/corrupted files, but comparing ...
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Software to wipe old hard disks, USB sticks and memory cards?

I have bunch of old hard disks, USB sticks and memory cards I want to sell / give away. However, there's private content that must be cleared before that. What is a good, preferably free, software ...
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Reliable virtualization software for OS X?

I want to run Windows 7 virtual machine on my OS X laptop (late 2012 model with 8GB of memory) to use some simple Windows software from time to time. I don't want to use bootcamp to dual-boot. I have ...
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What is a good LaTeX editor for writing thesis?

I'm writing my thesis with latex (for technical text, it's way easier than Word). However, writing LaTeX on editor, and then manually compiling PDF for preview is rather slow and cumbersome. Is there ...
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Is there a scientific calculator app that runs on OS X?

I am looking for a scientific calculator app for Mac OS X. I don't mean anything like Matlab (or Octave, etc.), but more powerful replacement for Calculator.app. Features should include: History: ...
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Markdown editor for OSX that includes a preview, ideally in real time?

I'm looking for a native OSX desktop application (needs to work offline) in which I can edit plain text documents, and preview how they'll look with markdown formatting applied. At a minimum, I need ...

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