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Compatibility with OS X Mavericks

Tell me from your own experience if any of the following software has compatibility issues with OS X 10.9 Mavericks. [more inside]
posted by Null Pointer and the Exceptions on Oct 22, 2013 - 16 answers

Looking for a new or different High School math test generator, and Apple programs or apps for use in the classroom

I'm looking for software for a high school math teacher: first, a better/newer test generator, and second, in-classroom programs, bonus points for apps for an Apple laptop and/or an iPod touch. Details inside. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Aug 28, 2012 - 2 answers

Can you help me find this blog post?

Some tech blogger - probably one with a Mac focus - wrote a post about leaving TextMate for a different text editor, in the style of someone addressing a person with whom they were ending a romantic relationship. Can you help me find it?
posted by Egg Shen on Jul 27, 2012 - 4 answers

Can I uninstall iTunes and Safari

How can I uninstall iTunes and Safari, and would doing so break anything else? [more inside]
posted by VoteBrian on Jan 20, 2012 - 12 answers

Can you hear me now? Not good.

Strange problem with iPhone while on calls; I sometimes can't be heard by the other party. Not sure if hardware or software. [more inside]
posted by tkolstee on Oct 23, 2011 - 12 answers

iTunes hates fat kids! How can I see the full listing of trailers in itunes on my pc again?

Now that itunes has release the Movie Trailers app, I'm unable to find the full listing of trailers in the itunes store to download for offline viewing to my ipod touch. I like to watch them at work where I don't have wifi access. Any thoughts? [more inside]
posted by Draccy on Oct 20, 2011 - 1 answer

Mac-based Discovery software?

Mac-based Discovery / document review software? Westlaw CaseLogistix nails the functions but is Windows-only. Must have the ability to manage Bates-stamped PDF/TIF documents with embedded OCR text. Bonus for other file types in addition. Multiple networked users need to analyze/tag documents based on case-specific criteria. It would be great if the information could be easily exported to an open format, but I know that's likely asking too much. I searched through the Macs In Law blog but didn't see any good candidates. What do Mac-based law firms use? [more inside]
posted by reeddavid on Jun 23, 2011 - 4 answers

How do I sync Outlook 2007 calendar and contacts to my Mac?

How do I get my Work Outlook 2007 calendar/contacts to sync with my MacBook Air? [more inside]
posted by arcticseal on Jan 16, 2011 - 5 answers

Is there a tool to help me consolidate all these image files?

MacFilter: Looking for a program or shell script that will allow me to quickly and easily scan my computer (Mac) for duplicates of images and consolidate them so that aren't redundant copies taking up space everywhere. [more inside]
posted by Bengston on Oct 26, 2010 - 3 answers

What was the name of an 80's Apple educational software title about reading?

What was the name of a 1980s educational software package for the Apple ][ series that gave stories to read and asked multiple choice questions to test your knowledge? [more inside]
posted by NBJack on Oct 8, 2010 - 4 answers

Magical Email Signature to Address Book (Mac) Contact Convertor?

I am looking for a "Magical Email Signature to Address Book (Mac) Contact Convertor"? In a perfect world I would like to have a browser plugin that would allow me to select several lines of text (ie. the boilerplate signature at the end of someones email) and then would convert the information into a vCard or import it into Apple's Address Book program. Does this exist somewhere? I have looked with no luck.
posted by randex8 on Jun 17, 2010 - 2 answers

Help me migrate a Windows system to Apple's bootcamp

I need help migrating an existing Windows XP file system from a Thinkpad to a new Macbook running bootcamp. [more inside]
posted by photoslob on Jun 7, 2010 - 8 answers

How to license soundbites from a defunct TV show for an iPhone app?

How would I go about obtaining licensing/permission to use soundbites from a no-longer-running major network show in an iPhone application? [more inside]
posted by neilkod on Feb 1, 2010 - 3 answers

Quark Problems

My mom is a graphic designer and uses Quark. She just switched from a PowerPC based Macbook Pro to an Intel based MacBook Pro. Using the new Macbook Pro, she can't seem to open the Quark files she created using the old MacBook pro. It produces an error saying something about the processor. Is there a nice program for converting such files? [more inside]
posted by aburd on Nov 27, 2009 - 8 answers

Experiences running iTunes off an Airdisk?

Experiences running iTunes off an Airdisk--particularly when things go wrong? [more inside]
posted by yesno on Jul 13, 2009 - 4 answers

What do I need to look at when buying a new laptop?

I'm in the market for a new laptop. Should I get a PC or Mac? What specs are important for me to look at when making a decision? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Jun 2, 2009 - 31 answers

What is the best way to sync my contacts (name, email, phone number) between my iPhone, MacBook Pro, and Gmail? I am using Address Book at the moment but should I be using something else?

What is the best way to sync my contacts (name, email, phone number) between my iPhone, MacBook Pro, and Gmail? I am using Address Book at the moment but should I be using something else? [more inside]
posted by decrescendo on May 3, 2009 - 8 answers

iPhone SDK: ApplicationVerificationFailed

How do you get rid of the "ApplicationVerificationFailed" error when trying to test an application on the iPhone? [more inside]
posted by remi on Feb 25, 2009 - 3 answers

Help me trick out my kid's Mac

Help me trick out my old Mac for my preschooler. [more inside]
posted by mds35 on Feb 23, 2009 - 11 answers

Games used to teach kids to research pre-Google

[Apple II educational software AND encyclopedia filter] When computers came to our library/learning center when I was in elementary school (between 1983-1986), I was one of the first kids to get to play a library learning game during "learning center" time and was the first to finish two games. 1) What were the names of these games? 2) What encyclopedia was used? [more inside]
posted by MCMikeNamara on Feb 22, 2009 - 4 answers

Kids: Don't do this at home.

Please help me remember this educational software which warned of the dangers of binge drinking. [more inside]
posted by Dr-Baa on Feb 13, 2009 - 1 answer

Turn John Hodgman into Justin Long

What are the Mac equivalents of great Windows software? This was a great question about what a Mac person should install on a Windows box. I'm going the other way, as my office kindly bought me a new MacBook Pro. I'm a scientist and haven't used a Mac since OS 7.5. For the past decade my machines have been Windows, Linux, or dual-boot. Freeware/shareware programs I use a lot under Windows: Cygwin, Essential PIM, FLVplayer, IrfanView, Maxima, Openoffice.org, Scilab, Winamp, Xemacs, Xplorer2 pro. Commercial software: Mathematica, IDL, occasionally Microsoft Office. I'm mostly interested in freeware or shareware such as great text and image editors, tex/latex, and other nerdware. Thanks! Naturally, the new laptop runs Leopard.
posted by lukemeister on Dec 3, 2008 - 40 answers

The Business of iPhone Software Development

I have started developing and selling software for the iPhone. What websites should I read on a regular basis? [more inside]
posted by alms on Oct 26, 2008 - 5 answers

Artist/album in itunes, not on ipod

iTunesFilter: Songs/artists in iTunes not in iPod. Huh? [more inside]
posted by ObscureReferenceMan on Sep 21, 2008 - 13 answers

Sandboxie equivalent for Mac?

Who knows of a program like Sandboxie but for the Mac? Wikipedia's description: Sandboxie is a sandbox-type isolation software for the Microsoft Windows operating system. It creates a "container" in which programs can be safely launched without modifying the host's OS.
posted by concourse on Aug 5, 2008 - 12 answers

Mac replacements for Windows software: Bonus points for open-source and/or freeware

I'm in the market for an MBP, and thus will need to migrate stuff from my PC eventually. I'm looking specifically for Mac software that are very similar in UI and/or features to the Windows software I'm using now. [more inside]
posted by curagea on Jul 24, 2008 - 16 answers

What are the Mac Software Must Haves

I just switched to Macs and I was a Windows power user (video editing, audio editing, scanning, graphic design, presentations, flowcharting, spreadsheets, databases, web design). What software can I absolutely not live without for the Mac? Being a fan of Open Source software (and excessively cheap) I'd prefer open source apps when possible.
posted by arniec on May 29, 2008 - 23 answers

Personal Finance Software for Mac Question: Deluxe 2008 Edition

Mac switcher / Intuit hater question: Is there a good alternative to Quicken for the Mac? [more inside]
posted by harkin banks on Feb 12, 2008 - 12 answers

What is the best (or any) Mac software to put protected WMAs on my iPod?

What is the best (or any) Mac software to put protected WMA audiobooks, from my local library via NetLibrary, on my iPod? [more inside]
posted by x41-pbj on Dec 11, 2007 - 4 answers

Resell Apple Software?

I'm an idiot. I bought my first Macbook this week, and I added iLife '08 to my order. My Macbook CAME with iLife '08. Can I resell my Apple Software?
posted by nikko on Sep 7, 2007 - 10 answers

iPhone SSH

After installing OpenSSH on your iPhone, is there a way to disable it except when needed? [more inside]
posted by yesno on Aug 28, 2007 - 11 answers

Alternative uses for Apple's Keynote

Playing with the new version of Apple's Keynote I'm really impressed with the software. However, I never really have cause to do a presentation needing slides. Still, Keynote being part of the iWork suite I have it anyway, and it seems like a waste not to use it. What other sorts of things, besides, presentations, could an individual use Keynote for?
posted by Gideon on Aug 8, 2007 - 9 answers

Recomendations for qualitative data management

What are your experiences with qualitative data coding software? Generally, and Apple specific. [more inside]
posted by carmen on May 3, 2007 - 9 answers

A Grand Does Come for Free

If you had $1000 to spend on peripherals/software/extra things for a new MacBook Pro, what would you buy? Assume that you have no need for a printer or really expensive software like LogicPro or FinalCut. Through a generous gift, I find myself in this position.
posted by Falconetti on Feb 19, 2007 - 40 answers

Need help from someone familiar with LibraryWorld Gold

Attention tech-savvy librarians! I need some help from anyone who is familiar with the library cataloging software LibraryWorld Gold. Is there a way I can write some kind of batch utility to add a field and a tag to about a thousand records? [more inside]
posted by SuperSquirrel on Jan 23, 2007 - 7 answers

On Aperture and missing my photos.

I switched to Aperture from iPhoto and love it, but I miss feeling connected with my old photos like I used to. Help develop strategies to stay in touch with them in Apple's grown-up photo client. [more inside]
posted by coolhappysteve on Dec 21, 2006 - 7 answers

Old B&W Mac Pyramid Maze Game?

There is this addictive old black&white Mac game where you were in a pyramid maze and ran into monkey, picked up jewels, etc. This is probably circa 1990. Does anyone have any idea what it's called and where I can find it online?
posted by BigBrownBear on Nov 15, 2006 - 12 answers

Any competitors to Airfoil?

Are their any competitors to Airfoil for Mac? I like the program and can't find anything else, but want to make sure I'm not missing something cheaper and/or better b/f I shell out 25 bucks. Thanks.
posted by gregoryc on Sep 24, 2006 - 3 answers

Good billing/invoicing software for Mac

Good billing/invoicing software for Mac that's suited to a graphic designer's needs?
posted by eustacescrubb on Jul 13, 2006 - 8 answers

I need a good media center application for OS X.

I need a good media center application for OS X. [more inside]
posted by triolus on Jun 22, 2006 - 7 answers

Minor Safari inconsistency

Why this minor Safari inconsistency between machines with exact same build of Safari? [more inside]
posted by yesno on Jun 7, 2006 - 10 answers

Help me revive my powerbook after a security update.

After installing the most recent security update for OS X, my PowerBook G4 no longer boots. I've gone through the generic troubleshooting steps on Apple's site, and even paid for the phone support, but couldn't get any better answer than "Archive and Install," which I can't do due to lack of free space. Please help me fix this hopefully simple problem. [more inside]
posted by odinsdream on Jun 3, 2006 - 10 answers

Mac software for website design

Website design software for a Mac beginner? [more inside]
posted by Cosine on May 23, 2006 - 12 answers

Is there a perfect OSX web browser out there for me?

I'm trying to find a (stable) OSX web browser that... A) allows you to select text and right-click to search for that text in Google, AND B) displays bookmarks in the bookmarks toolbar as favicons (not just plain text buttons). [more inside]
posted by bruceyeah on Apr 27, 2006 - 12 answers

Mac OSX data recovery

Does anyone know of a good undelete tool for Mac OS X (10.4.x) that can recover AVI files from an external (FAT32) drive? [more inside]
posted by Chunder on Mar 13, 2006 - 3 answers

Can I copy Templates for DVD Studio Pro 4?

I have installed DVD Studio Pro 4 on my Powerbook, as part of the Final Cut Studio Pro 5 suite. However, the templates or styles didn't install and I don't have a "Content" icon on the install disk. Is it possible to get the folders of templates and styles from someone? I don't want a copy of your disk or to do anything illegal, but if someone had the program installed and could copy only those folders, I don't think it would constitute copyright infringement ... or would it?
posted by Toolshed on Mar 5, 2006 - 1 answer

Am I bogging down my new iMac with software?

Am I bogging down my new iMac with software? I have a 20" Intel iMac with 512mb (adding another 1mb as soon as my Amazon rebate comes). I love it! This thing is so fast...starts up in about 10 seconds, responds quickly almost all the time. Once in a while it hesitates, I suppose due to a lot of programs open. [more inside]
posted by Chuck Cheeze on Feb 15, 2006 - 23 answers

Can I use my academic discount?

Can I use an academic discount on software and hardware that I eventually will use to generate money? [more inside]
posted by visual mechanic on Jan 28, 2006 - 23 answers

Mac FTP?

Which ftp program on the mac? [more inside]
posted by gtr on Nov 17, 2005 - 38 answers

Where an I find a recent version of MI-Sugar, or recommendations on Mac circuit schematic / simulation programs?

MacEDAFilter - I'm looking for a copy of MI-Sugar, which seems to have fallen off the face of the web after the publisher stopped supporting it (all downloads I've found link to the publisher's 404). Anyone know where to find a recent version, or barring that, have any reccomendations on Mac circuit schematic and simmulation programs?
posted by PaperDragon on Feb 2, 2005 - 1 answer

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