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

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Statistics software for Mac and Windows

I am looking for a software package that will run on both Windows and Mac OS and let me quickly generate and visualize basic descriptive statistics about my data and do simple regressions. My data is ...
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Online Audio/Video editor, or lightweight Mac equivalent?

I have a short MP4 video (with sound), and a separate short MP3 file. I am looking for a way to replace the audio of the first file with the audio of the second one. Is there an online service that I ...
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Editor that can collapse values/brackets for OSX in BIG JSON files (100MB+)

I'm working with ElasticSearch now which sometimes can throw 40MB JSONs back at me. Just browsing such a thing is difficult without support for collapsing/expanding some JSON subtrees (in brackets in ...
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Photoshop alternatives for Mac? [closed]

I'm looking for a program with basic capabilities similar to Photoshop but without the hefty Adobe price-tag. It needs to run on OSX. By basic capabilities, I mean things like: multi-layer image ...
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Is there a Chrome extension that takes a screenshot that contains the URL?

I currently use FireShot to capture a full webpage and then save it to a PDF. I like FireShot, except for the fact that it does not add the URL anywhere to the screen capture. Without the URL, one ...
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MacBook Touch Bar app launcher software?

I'm really want to utilize Touch Bar as a application launcher for my brand new MacBook Pro 2016. So far, I found few apps: TouchSwitcher Rocket But two both is not suitable for my situation. ...
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Office Word reader (viewer, previewer) for Mac OS

Is there a reader that can open all Word formats and can also remember last used settings when closed? This one is important because Mac's native preview software always opens on half the screen (...
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Grindstone replacement for Mac

I am using Grindstone (from Epiforge) for time tracking and I am very pleased with it. It has great idle detection. Soon I will start working on Mac and so I'm looking for a grindstone replacement (...
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Print from Mac to Windows only USB printer

I'm looking for some software to help me print from OS X to Windows, I have a USB Printer that has no driver for Mac, but I need to print from there (OS X 10.8). There is, however, a driver for ...
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Azure SQL Server client for Mac OS X that does not require Java

Is there a Microsoft SQL Server client that runs on Mac OS that does not require Java? If there is more than one, which would you recommend? Besides one that runs the usual queries, I would also like ...
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PDF translating software

I'm looking for a software which can convert PDF files from various European languages (mostly German, Latin and French) to English. The text in the PDF files are in computer fonts, but apparently ...
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Looking for audio record to google drive on OS X

I would like to record audio from my iMac default microphone to google drive automatically. I took a look at a couple of Google Chrome apps, however, neither of them auto-sync / auto-record to ...
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Alternative to Disk Utility mac

So i'm trying to resize a partition on my backup drive without erasing my data (see here). I have been talking to some of my friends about this since my other question currently has no responses, ...
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is there a MacOS app or script to create a reorganized copy of my itunes music library

When i look into the ~/Music/iTunes/iTunes Media/Music folder, i see my music library organized by artist name like this: ./Artist-1/Album-BestOf-2016/Song-x.mp4a ./Artist-1/The-Album/Song-x.mp4a ./...
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Simple chat client for Mac OS X which shows alerts and can be pinned to foregorund

I`m searching for a simple chat client for Mac OS X: Requirements: It should be possible to pin the chat window to the foreground, so it is in front of alle other windows It should show those alerts ...
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Software to debug Safari-specific website issues as a PC user

Suppose a modern web application where OSX users report an issue that occurs only in Safari, but not in Chrome or other browsers. Suppose also you work primarily on a PC with Windows. What software ...
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What explainer video creation software is out there for OSX?

I need to purchase explainer video creation SOFTWARE. Could someone list the explainer video creation software currently on the market by ease of use? *online services need not apply.
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Photo management for Mac

I would like to organise my photos on a Mac. I use photos both to record memories and as a hobby. So some of my photos are quick snapshots that I want to record in albums, and some are "hobby" ...
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Lossless, graphical audio/video file editor for Mac

I often find myself needing to make simple edits to media files on my Mac. Because this media is saved in lossy formats, I try to avoid re-encoding wherever possible. These edits include: Splitting a ...
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Mac wallpaper app fetching images from instagram or pinterest

Has anyone ever heard of a Mac app that would display wallpaper images from images stream from Instagram or Pinterest? I would like to update my desktop background with images downloaded from some ...
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What is simple way to sync contents in my local computer to the contents in a remote server using the terminal/Unix?

In short I wanted to have a local folder be in sync with a folder in a remote server. The long story: I have a folder called master where I store a bunch of data. This data is organized in folders ...
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SNMP Manager like PRTG for OS X

I want to be able to connect to a customer's site with my MBA and receive SNMP traffic. But haven't really been able to find a manager. I've used PRTG in the past, and have it loaded on a VM. but ...
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Check spelling as you type for macOS

I spend many days trying to find an app for macOS that would check my spelling as I type and warn me with a sound that a word was misspelled. tinySpell+ is what I use on my PC and it is great. I with ...
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A “fake” terminal on macOS to use during demos or conference talks

I need to record some terminal sessions which I will be replaying back during demos or at conferences. I want it to look like actual typing, but without the chance of typos or other errors. ...
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Glider (sailplane) simulator app for macOS

What options do I have for a realistic flight simulator focused specifically on glider planes (sailplane)? Must run on macOS (Mac OS X), on common/low-end Mac laptops of recent years such as the ...
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What is the fastest OCR program?

What program is quickest at processing and writing OCR information? The source file is a PDF, which I want to turn into a searchable PDF. I am okay with sacrificing some accuracy at the expense of ...
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OCR software - drop file onto app icon to convert PDF to searchable text PDF

I am looking for an OS X program that will quickly and simply convert a PDF to a searchable text PDF. Ideally I would like to: Drop the PDF file onto the app's icon in the dock The app automatically ...
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Store and run queries on political, economic, demographical, ++ country data

I'm looking to develop an analytics tool of economic, political, demographical, and geographical data on African states. The idea is to be able to: store country data ask one question for many ...
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Mail client to dump 50GB of e-mails for archive purposes

I've got premium gmail account with 50 GB of 10 year old e-mails. I'd like to archive them to physical disk for easy to read format. Last time when I've tried some e-mail clients, they were all laggy ...
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Simple CMS for use on local Mac OS computer

I need to create an application on a local machine within a small museum. It displays, among other things, some information which will change from time to time. So the client wants to be able to ...
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No-nonsense mp3 player for Mac?

Looking for a nice, simple, user friendly, no-nonsense mp3 player for Mac. Or actually, not specific mp3 but just a general audio / music player. I hate iTunes. I want something that doesn't force me ...
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Is there a CryptKeeper-like app for OS X?

CryptKeeper (Linux) creates an encrypted folder on a drive, then mounts it when you need it. Decrypting on the fly when click to view a file or drag one out of the mounted drive. Is there a software ...
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Powerful presentation app that allows animating slides

I've been using Apple Keynote for the past few years. Very effective, very powerful. It's my go-to presentation app. However, I need something more powerful than Keynote, in a sense that I can animate ...
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OS X cli program to fetch mail headers and (sometimes) messages

Note: this is a migration of https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/249495/download-recent-mail-headers-and-sometimes-full-messages I'm trying to run a script on the body of an email message. ...
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What Mac program or browser plugin can I use to download all hyperlinks within a text file?

Here is an example of the .rtf file containing numerous hyperlinks: I just want to know if there’s any app that will batch download all of these images so I won't have to manually save each image one-...
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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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App which tells me the note I sing/hum?

I'd like a service (be it website or Mac OSX-compatible application) that can use my computer's built-in microphone to identify the pitch of notes I sing. For example, were I to sing a G2, it would ...
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Freeform canvas and multiuser note taking for OS X and Windows

I am looking for a note taking application. The primary features I am looking for are: Freeform canvas. I just want to click somewhere and paste whatever is on my clipboard - Images and Text. Imagine ...
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Improved python interpreter

I'm looking for a python interpreter, it can be command line, or have a GUI, I don't really care (or an emacs plugin, would work also, actually). What I'm looking for is real-time text-highlighting, ...
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Drag & Drop canvas trimmer for transparent PNGs?

I need to take images that are exported and quickly trim off the transparent cruft around the images that are exported. The part to be removed will always be 100% transparent. Traditionally I use ...
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OS X open source photo library manager

I need an open source photo library manager for OS X, that doesn't create it's own library file (like Apple Photos do), and which is capable of adding tags is capable of visualizing photos on map can ...
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Implementing a help system for a Python3 desktop app

Basically, I am looking for recommendations on an end user help system for a Python3 desktop app that will fit the requirements below: Programmatically access a specific help page from the app Be end ...
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Write free hand on MacBook pro

I am a math teacher and I want to record my lessons which contain free handwriting for math symbols and so on. Would you please to help me by telling the best tool & program to do this.
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Windows PC as server (for Mac users)

We are setting up a Windows PC to be accessible to all the users in the office. The users will be using Mac computers. This machine will be a workstation capable of some really complicated computer ...
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Time tracking app for mac w/ special requirements

I'm looking for a time tracking app for mac with the following features: it constantly reminds me, if I have not activated any task. it follows a pomodoro technique: tracks by discrete 30 min time ...
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Pocket's Permanent Library without Subscription

I use Pocket and Instapaper to store articles for later reading. But some articles I find on the web are so useful I want a permanent copy of them. Pocket supports this with a subscription, but I'm ...
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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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Software to compare code runs

To give a little context, I am testing a function (written in C) with the same input every time. In some runs it gives a result, and in others in gives a completely different one. Debugging is not a ...
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App to take notes and save sources

I'm working on a research project and ideally, looking for something that would allow me to type notes and save / easily pull up the webpages where the information was obtained from. I don't want to ...
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Time calculator - a tool to compute the days between two dates

I frequently need a tool to calculate how many days from a date to another, for example from 27 April 2016 to 18 July 2016. Are there tools for Windows or for OS X?

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