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What is the equivalent of Paint for Mac?

I just got a Macbook Pro and would like to be able to draw simple diagrams with shapes and text fields. Are there any Mac programs or apps equivalent to PC's Paint? My search online has brought up Paintbrush which appears to be a very old program. The new ones in the apps store are either really expensive or poorly reviewed if they're free. Thanks!
posted by grak88 on Dec 13, 2013 - 12 answers

How to keep a new computer from getting bogged down over time

How can I set up a Windows 7 PC to be clean and stay clean? I don't want file bits and temporary files to clog it up, I don't want a million image files the size of a dot. I don't want this computer to run like molasses after a few years of web browsing and use. What is the best way to do that? [more inside]
posted by cashman on Oct 12, 2012 - 20 answers

Low-overhead image viewer with layers?

Needed: the ability to overlay images sequentially. I have about 60 drawings, constituting a 40-km strip of land, that I would like to be able to view continuously (about 1-km at a time). [more inside]
posted by IAmBroom on Sep 8, 2011 - 4 answers

Help me load out my new travel machine.

I just got a HP Mini 2140 HD. Other than the standard productivity software, can anyone who has this or something similar recommend decent software that will run well on it? [more inside]
posted by damiano99 on Jun 18, 2009 - 3 answers

Specifying software speed specifically

When designing a programming project, what is the usual method for imposing speed requirements, such as "function X must accomplish so-and-so in 2 seconds or less"? The problem here of course is that all computers run programs at a different speeds.
posted by crapmatic on Jun 10, 2009 - 19 answers

Help me rid my computer of clutter for faster performance.

Help me rid my computer of clutter for faster performance. [more inside]
posted by mintchip on Jan 9, 2009 - 15 answers

Free Stupid Spreadsheet?

Please recommend a free and very stupid spreadsheet for Mac. [more inside]
posted by eccnineten on Mar 24, 2008 - 8 answers

What to install on sister's laptop in one hour.

What should I install on my sister's computer when we meet up for an hour or so; in two categories free and not-so-free [more inside]
posted by trashcan on Jul 16, 2007 - 19 answers

Software for my mum.

My mum loves interior design. She also loves puzzles but finds black belt Sudoku too easy. She's inheriting a laptop. What sort of programs and games can I load on this laptop for her? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jul 5, 2007 - 10 answers

Filemaker redux

How do I add a single piece of data to a list of Filemaker entries (1500 out of 4500)? I do not want to replace data, just add. [more inside]
posted by anonymous78 on Feb 2, 2007 - 2 answers

Stopping XP from booting a virus

Stupid computer question. How do you stop XP from calling a program when it starts up? [mi] [more inside]
posted by drezdn on May 21, 2004 - 9 answers

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