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

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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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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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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 ...
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visual presentation timer with segments either for MacOS or online

I am looking for a visual presentation timer with segments either for MacOS or online. I have been using pTimer+ [link to app store] on my phone, see screenshots below, but I haven't been able to ...
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View multiple PDF side by side

I have a feeling that I just had a milion dollar idea, a PDF viewer which allows viewing multiple PDF files at the same time, side by side. Like this: Or that thing already exist? I mean one app (...
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VPN server on macOS High Sierra & macOS Mojave

According to this blog post by MacMiniVault.com, Apple is no longer including a Virtual Private Network (VPN) server. macOS Server Mojave has been gutted of nearly all the previous “Server” ...
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Base image and incremental backup solutions

I am looking for two different backup solutions. Below are the baseline requirements for the ideal solutions: MacBook PRO / macOS support All backups are locally encrypted One should make a backup ...
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Offline, cross-platform calendar client

I'm trying to find a calendar client to replace Apple Calendar, which has a poor UI and many bugs. Requirements: Must run on at least macOS and Arch Linux (rules out Apple Calendar) Must display ...
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How to convert large (2gb+) .key to .pptx?

I've tried the usual options: upload to icloud (choked), online converters (said too big and I should purchase an account). I need to convert a large .key (apple keynote) to .pptx presentation. How do ...
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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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Password management option without subscription monetization model?

1 Password used to be great. It's sad to see it moving towards a subscription model like LastPass and Dashlane have done. Further, 1PW has never supported Linux. Is there an alternative commercially ...
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Easy UML drawing tool on Mac

Looking for an easy, cheep UML drawing tool on Mac. Only need to draw text box with border, arrows. Nothing special. Need to be native, no JAVA based cross platform interested me.
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Find by similar filenames on macOS?

There are plenty of apps that find duplicate files, however I haven't found any that work based on filename only comparison. There appears to be an app for Windows that does this: But out of all of ...
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Handwriting Program for Mac & Linux

Here's my situation: I am a theoretical physicist and I am producing tons of handwritten notes every day. Also, I am working both from home and in my office. In order not to carry a ton of paper with ...
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News reader to keep up with world news outside social media

Due to the recent developments with Facebook, I have decided to walk away from the social media platforms. I honestly just needed a reason to do so, since my main activity on Facebook is to keep up ...
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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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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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GPU usage monitoring on OSX

I have a Macbook Pro, and I am currently looking for software which is suitable for monitoring the Graphics card usage of the Intel Iris Graphics 6100 that the Macbook makes use of. Is there some sort ...
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Remember a persons name

I'm in search of software to remember several things of a person: Name Affiliation (Lover / Familiy / Work / ...) Any notes I want to keep (Went on vacation to Bahamas, ...) Example: Namerick (...
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A software to resize, add a frame, custom logo and exif info on photos (mac)

I do locations scouting for advertisement and movies. After a day taking photos I have to resize them, apply a frame with the bottom part of the pic heigh enough to write there the file's name, iso, ...
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File system or tool with bidirectional remote syncing of a folder

The setup is several laptops (Linux and Mac OS) which need a shared folder but do not have consistent access to the network. The files would need to be useable while offline and any changes be ...
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Software to find duplicate file *names*

I having difficulty locating some macOS software or command line techniques that will look for files that have duplicate file names without regard to the file contents. Most software I've tried ...
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C/C++ Library for HFS+ volumes

Any help to find a library which allows reading files containing HFS+ volumes extracted from DMG? It could work on raw data, not exactly on DMG files. Read-only-mode is enough because one thing ...
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Parental control software with URL-based blacklist and the ability to disable the internet activity monitoring

I'm looking for parental control software that offers all of the following features: ability to completely disable the internet activity monitoring feature (most parental control software has the ...
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Wish a cleaner app for OSX

I am looking for a free or paid app for cleaning Mac OS X (macOS), it is some like a manager app. It should support these features at least. Clean junk files Optimize memory Manage files Which one ...
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Running Windows 10 on Mac. Parallels, Fusion or VirtualBox?

Some of my daughter's university course require Windows-only software. Statgraphics Centurion in this case, but there will be others later. In all cases, I expect to have to get a Windows license. ...
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Photo management system for NAS

We are operating a Synology 1517+ NAS which is responsible for storing images (PNG, JPEG etc.), however there are other non-photo/video files stored as well. We are looking for an organisational tool ...
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Turning photos of diagrams into nice images on Mac

I enjoy drawing diagrams by hand, either on paper or on a whiteboard. I would like to be able to take photos of these (using either a cellphone or a DSLR) and easily process them into reasonably ...
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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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How to access windows from MAC machine?

I am using MACbook pro with processor 2.5GHz I need to use a software that is supported by only Windows OS at the moment. What are my options please? I cant afford to buy windows machine now. As an ...
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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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OSX/macOS version for a decent development/compile-farm machine

I'm looking for "the best" Apple OS for helping me in coding and testing cross-platform (Linux, W32, OSX) applications, written in C, C++, Python and similar (no fancy, new-fangled node.js or - horror ...
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Pair Programming Screen Share/Control Tool for Mac

I'm looking for a tool which would allow users to pair program on a Mac platform. Our developers use Xcode, but the main criteria for this program would be to allow two developers to connect over the ...
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osx free epub3 creation software

Any good recommendations for free software to create epub3 files on osx? Calibre has been mentioned in some articles, but it seems that it's not particularly suited to creating epub3 files from ...
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Modern Mac clipboard archiver

I've always used Jumpcut, but it seems to be acting strangely on macOS 10.13 (High Sierra). It hasn't been updated since January 2009. Does anyone know of an alternative? Jumpcut will remember ...
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Software inventory / asset management software

I'm looking for software to generate a list of installed applications on Windows and MacOS systems, including version and licence information. It needs to use a client/server approach (login ...
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Alternatives for MySQL Workbench

What are the alternatives for MySQL Workbench on MacOS? Because in the MacOS version of Workbench, you cannot forward engineer with the 'insert' queries unlike its windows version.
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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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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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Well-supported Mac mail client that closely approximates Gmail web interface?

Free is preferable; well-maintained is a must. Nothing that stopped development in 2013, for example. Something directly from Google designed for this would be excellent. I'm running 10.11.6 El ...
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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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