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  1. S1njin

    Any generally well regarded recommended software?

    Hey Gang, So I haven't had a Mac for well over a decade and a half now. I'll be getting my new M2 Air shortly (though sadly its going under the tree before I can get to it). Are there any software products I should be considering with it? Maintenance software (I see a lot of YouTubers have...
  2. M

    Apple's 1st Party Consumer Apps need updating for today's world.

    iLife needs a reboot for today's world. Apple seems to be unfocused and unmotivated with their 1st party apps. These used to be a huge feature and selling point for consumer class computers. iDVD, iWeb, GarageBand, iMovie, iPhotoThey capitalized on cultural zeitgeist of the Mac as the "hub of...
  3. blackxacto

    Who is Robby Pahlig in my iMac?

    Has anyone seen this name listed in some menu of our latest system software or third party installs? I have installed Ventura 13. I have a feeling that he is the author of some software I have installed. I have searched throughout the SSD and all my externals, but they do not show any file named...
  4. tubuliferous

    OS X The future of Mac gaming is bright

    I’m writing this post on a decade-old 13-inch MacBook Pro with absolutely miserable graphics hardware that was miserable the day this computer was manufactured. It used to be that the 13-inch MacBook Pro, a very popular computer in the heyday of this particular model, was abysmal as a gaming...
  5. MikeCam

    Does anybody else have this iMac 24 issue? Apple are refusing to help.

    When my iMac is asleep, from day one, it has spontaneously made this weird clicking sound. The screen illuminates and the sound starts immediately, it then just goes off by itself and happens again whenever. I have formatted and set up as new multiple times, and it continues to happen. It seems...
  6. P

    What Professional Software is only on MacOS?

    I don't mean basic or simple/utility software like iTunes, Little Snitch, Keynote or CleanmyMac. I mean software used by professionals like Sketch, Final Cut, ...
  7. S

    Scroll issue Mac OS Monterey

    As from a few weeks ago, on both my Macs the vertical and horizontal scrolling sometimes stops working, on websites, in PDFs etc. Only way to solve is is to restart my Mac. After one or two days the issue returns… I have this issue on both my iMacs with Monterey 12.0.1 installed, one 2021 M1...
  8. J

    Need buying advice

    i've been wirh the Mac since they first came out..... my first was a Mac Plus.... i am in the graphics world . i still have a G4 wirh OS 9 (circa 1995) thst i use every day. it has a very expensive software on it that did not survive the OS9 /10 tran I have an OS 10.6 computer that finally...
  9. Open-Source-Norange

    3d Modeling Software that won't turn my MacBook into a heating pad

    I really wanna dive into the world of 3d modeling and sculpting, but I honestly have no idea what software is the best to use. I hear about all types of them like Blender, Maya, Mudbox and many others, but I have no idea what there strengths and weaknesses are. Not only that, but I do know 3d...
  10. stumblingfalk

    MacOS alternative to SyncBak

    Hi Ive used SyncBack on Windows for many years to mirror/sync my video and photo archives/folders between my NAS and my laptops (Im a photographer/videographer). Its reliable, and even the free version is feature rich and generally never skips a beat and ensures I have solid backup of the...
  11. The Clark

    MacRumors forum software is so polished.

    I just wanted to say I've been on the forums for about 7-8 years, and the thing I've always appreciated about MR is how efficient and polished this website is. Everything loads so quickly, notifications come and go seamlessly, and it has literally every feature that I'd ever want in a forum...
  12. H

    iPhone 12 Pro Max iPhone Plus/Max problem

    Back in 2014, Apple introduced the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. The difference back then though, compared to nowadays, is that the 6 plus got extra features that might have been worth it for people. The 6 Plus got: Optical image stabilization Landscape home screen iPad-like apps in landscape Higher...
  13. H

    Now that we have iOS 15, what do we want from iOS 16? (MERGED)

    Hi Everyone! Since Apple usually gets started early planning the next iOS update, what do we want to see for iOS 16? Personally, Apple dropped the ball with this year's OSs. I can't blame them entirely due to the fact that COVID exists and everyone worked from home, but there were no power/pro...
  14. Markalbuk

    Advice on an effective time tracker

    Looking for an effective time tracker, can you suggest any
  15. I

    smc reset on the MBP 2020 making noise ?

    so I shut down my MBP 13" from early 2020 and hold the power button 10 sec. The MB did a few noises like popping noise while holding the power button and seeing the apple logo. After that I started my MB normal. Are the noises normal and was it ok to do the smc reset for the health of my MB...
  16. I

    Diagnostics (holding D+option) problem with the network

    when im holding the D button and Option I can see a moving planet. Then I select my wifi and type in my password. When im connected nothing happen. What can I do? Its a MacBook Pro 13" from early 2020 with i7 10th. And to turn it off I need to shut it down by holding the power button. thanks
  17. W

    Intel Software Future

    First time poster and I apologize if this has been answered. With Apple moving all Mac devices to ARM architecture, does anyone understand or have a sense of what the future may hold for Intel-based Mac software? I am an architect and use a variety of software suites (Autodesk, Adobe, Trimble...
  18. jent

    Best PDF editing software?

    I'm looking to purchase a license for a Mac application to view and edit PDF files. I don't want a subscription service, and I'm just looking for good editing all around, whether it's for an editable PDF file that's been created for user input or a "dumb" PDF file to annotate (like
  19. S

    sphereSaver - an auto Filesaver for Office, iWork and Adobe that works with NAS

    Hello MacRumors I am the Developer of sphereSaver which is an auto Filesaver for Office, iWork and Adobe. Yes it works even with your NAS. How it works? It looks into your Applications folder and already knows what you have installed and will grey out non active application, then you can...
  20. A

    How to clean de-install apps

    I have installed two preference panes to try to open NTFS devices on my Macbook. How can I de-install stuff like this without any rest? I tried with Clean my Mac but there is still stuff left. By the way... What is the best way to de-install apps etc. from my Macbook if I don't want them anymore?