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Clementine Music Player
1st on list of alternative.to MediaMonkey as media manager (not player) that's maintaibed/developed
Mac  macOS  apps  music 
january 2017 by dunnettreader
DNS Tools - Ping, Traceroute & DNS | DomainTools
Click on "My IP Address" under in "Your IP Information" in the right sidebar to get info on current IP address for home network, comcast domain address for modem/router etc.
Internet  domains  wi-fi  Mac  home 
january 2016 by dunnettreader
OnyX.app - Titanium Software - Home
Requires new download for each new version of OS X
apps  Mac 
january 2016 by dunnettreader
Clarify-it.com - Tinderbox 6 Exporting OPML to Scrivener
OPML is an open standard for transferring outline-type data between applications.  Scrivener can import OPML, allowing Tinderbox data to be exported to Scrivener. Format limitations: OPML is a plain text format. Text formatting, i.e. bold, underline, font face/colour, highlighting can't transfer via OPML, nor may Tinderbox links between notes.

This tutorial was made using Tinderbox v6.0.2 and Scrivener v2.3. The built-in templates referred to here are those shipping in Tinderbox v6.
apps  tips  outlines  Scrivener  Mac  notetaking 
october 2015 by dunnettreader
rjames86/download_pinboard · GitHub
download_pinboard
Download your Pinboard bookmarks as webloc files with Mac OS X tags.
Github  bookmarks  research  Mac  OSX  apps 
september 2015 by dunnettreader
Delibar, Delicious Mac client
Delibar is a full featured Delicious and Pinboard Mac client. Delibar focuses on giving Mac OS X users an easy and quick tool for searching, managing and sharing their bookmarks. Delibar will be your best friend while using Delicious or Pinboard!
research  notes-retrieval  apps  Pocket  Mac  OSX  bookmarks 
september 2015 by dunnettreader
Highlights (of pdfs )App for Mac
Highlights for Mac is the PDF reader that summarizes for you.
Extract highlighted text, notes and images from PDFs into neat summaries that you can share via email, archive to Evernote or save to disk.
OSX  research  apps  Mac 
september 2015 by dunnettreader
Free: Notes App In The Mac’s Menubar | Mac360
Scribblet is a Menubar app which lets you type notes, not scribble notes.

The claim to fame with Scribblet is a memorable, though not quite accurate, name– and ease of use. Because it lives in the Menubar it’s available in any app with nothing more than a click.

Scribblet lets you use a keyboard shortcut, too, so it’s useful for Mac power users who disdain point and click. Notes can be organized within Scribblet’s drop down menu, too.
apps  Mac  OSX 
september 2015 by dunnettreader
Tag PDFs that Need OCR - EagleFiler AppleScripts - EagleFiler
When importing from a scanner, you might not have run your OCR program before importing the scanned document into EagleFiler. This script looks at the records that you’ve selected and tags any PDF files that have not yet been run through OCR, so that you can do so, e.g. using the OCR With PDFpen script
Mac  scripts  OCR  apps  tips  Evernote 
september 2015 by dunnettreader
TabLauncher
TabLauncher helps finding and launching your favorite programs, web pages, folders, or any type of files in a fast and easy way. Taking up fewer resources as possible, and allowing you to personalize the appearance in many ways, by changing colors, images, transparency, animations, and many other options to make it blend in with your desktop. -- $3.99 can be bought from app site -- a "lite" version with most functionality, just limited capacity, available
OSX  Mac  apps 
september 2015 by dunnettreader
One Way Sync
Safely create mirrors of folders in a simple and quick way. This tool will sync in only one way, this means the source directory will not be changed and only the destination directory will be affected.
apps  OSX  Mac  Pocket  backups  Dropbox  Dropbox-sync  from pocket
september 2015 by dunnettreader
How Mac, iPhone, And iPad Users Deserve Something Nice And Synced | Mac360
Nice Clipboard on the Mac resides in the background, constantly monitoring what you copy or cut to the Mac’s clipboard, then copies it to the library, and then synchronizes what you copied to iPhone or iPad using iCloud.

This is one of those nifty utilities that, once you set it up, just works. Whatever you copy or cut on your Mac will show up on your iPhone or iPad a few minutes later.
apps  iPhone  Mac  OSX 
september 2015 by dunnettreader
Why Your NAS is Slow - ChronoSync Tech Notes
The basic reason that you might not achieve optimal performance is that your Mac and your NAS do not speak the same language when it comes to storing files. Mac OS historically has had "special needs" when it comes to storing and managing files. This dates all the way back to the original Macintosh in 1984. While other filesystems would store little more than a filename and timestamp for each file, the Macintosh has always wanted to store much more. Information such as custom icon, color label, the character set used to name the file — even the location that the file appeared in a Finder window — were all stored with each file. This extra metadata was something other filesystems had no need to store and thus made no effort to accommodate. This always put Macintosh file storage at odds with the rest of the world.
Mac  backups  apps  tips  file_management  OSX 
september 2015 by dunnettreader
VoodooPad from Plausible Labs
iOS
VoodooPad for iOS is the mobile little brother to VoodooPad. If you need a wiki on your iOS device, this is the app you want. While not quite as powerful as its older sibling- VoodooPad for iOS does all the things you need, including syncing via Dropbox.
iPhone  OSX  Mac  apps 
september 2015 by dunnettreader
Taskmator
Taskmator takes full advantage of the latest iOS 7 technologies, gives you speedy, powerful tools that let you more productive. You'll get started in no time, entering and organizing your tasks, notes, or projects. Once your notes/tasks/projects are ready, access them anywhere with dropbox, send them to Pages, Microsoft Word, or Evernote, email, print, share, archive them - all right from Taskmator.

KEY FEATURES:
•Each element of UI (User Interface) is built for iOS 7
•Paper-like user experience
•Type your lists into Taskmator and each line is formatted into a Project, Task, or Note
•Distraction-free writing
•Support outlining, planning, scheduling
•Powerful search and filtering using live search method
•Untethered sync to Dropbox.com
•Full support of Mac OS X app TaskPaper
•Full support of third party app TextExpander Touch (latest SDK integration)
•Organize notes, tasks, or projects by tags
•Customize secondary keyboard keys, themes, fonts, icons, tags, file extension to create your own environment
apps  iPhone  Mac  OSX 
september 2015 by dunnettreader
CSV Touch
CSV Touch is a simple application for reading CSV files from a local cache on your iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad. The first line in the CSV file should contain the column titles, and using that every row in the file is then treated as an item; you can sort the items, live search in them, and customize which columns should be visible and sortable.

You can also have live links inside your files which when clicked will open Safari, create a mail, or start a phone call; see Linking for more details about how to use this. Similarly, if you reference pictures stored on the web, you can see these inside CSV Touch.
iPhone  bibliography  books  CSV  Mac  bookshelf  databases  research  OSX  apps 
september 2015 by dunnettreader
BBEdit 11
BBEdit 11 It doesn’t suck.® BBEdit is the leading professional HTML and text editor for the Macintosh. Specifically crafted in response to the needs of Web authors and software…
Mac  apps 
august 2015 by dunnettreader
Apple Releases Its Most Important Typeface In 20 Years | Co.Design | business + innovation + design
Yesterday, Apple released a new bundle of developer tools called WatchKit to help make third-party Apple Watch apps a reality. But for type lovers, WatchKit contained a nice little surprise: a folder containing 23 different variations of the Apple Watch system font, the first one Apple has designed in-house in almost 20 years. Even better, that typeface finally has a name: San Francisco. Seemingly inspired by Helvetica and FF Din, San Francisco is designed specifically for smaller displays: there's plenty of space between each letter, and Apple seems to be avoiding extraordinarily thin lettering that wouldn't play well on already cramped watch screens. Yet as some have already noticed, San Francisco also looks gorgeous on Retina Displays as a replacement Mac default typeface.
Mac  tips  links 
november 2014 by dunnettreader
schreiberstein/lucidagrandeyosemite · GitHub
Changes system font on Yosemite back to old Lucida Grande
Mac  tips 
november 2014 by dunnettreader
Why Microsoft Word must Die - Charlie's Diary Oct 2013
Lots of possibly useful remarks re integration of work flow across different apps -- eg 225:

Fascinating rant against Word, thank you Charlie ...

I just felt impelled to jump in and comment on the few mentions of importing Word files into Adobe InDesign. There is some confusion. InDesign can easily handle and manage and often fix wonky styling in Word files *on import* via a basic familiarity with its Word Import Options dialog box. You can strip out all styling info, strip it out but keep local formatting (like bolds and itals), map Word styles to InDesign ones or even have the Word styles overwrite ID ones (for insane people). You can manage embedded art, page and section breaks, even tracked changes, all from the dialog box.

This summer I authored a whole title on lynda.com on this topic (Using Word and InDesign Together) and spent many weeks deep in the bowels of Word 2011/Mac and Word 2013/PC (whose interface is so pale it resembles the White Walkers) to work out all the final fussy bits I wasn't sure of. Along the way I discovered some useful style-related features of Word that few users are aware of, like the ability to show a color-coded number map of which styles (para and char) are used where in a doc, or being able to easily highlight all "direct formatting" (local overrides) of the same type throughout a doc at once and so easily fixed at once. -- see comment for url
Mac  editing  apps  tech  EF-add 
december 2013 by dunnettreader
CMAP: "Why do you use Microsoft Word?" - Charlie's Diary Nov 2013
Lots of interesting info re word processing apps, Markdown, cloud based collaboration, version control options etc -- eg comment 61 by Charlie -- 61:

If you're on a mac, one of the hidden gems in OSX (versions since 10.4, anyway) is a terminal utility called textutil. Textutil is basically a command line (scriptable) file conversion tool for word processing documents. And the formats it supports are: txt, rtf, rtfd, html, doc, docx, odt, wordml, and webarchive.

RTFD is an Apple embrace-and-extend of Microsoft's RTF: it's RTF in a directory (folder) with added image files. HTML in this case means conformant HTML 5, and it does a vastly better job of generating HTML from Word .doc files than Word itself does. ODT is OpenDoc, i.e. the format used by LibreOffice/OpenOffice, doc and docx are the Microsoft formats, and webarchive is Apple's container for HTML plus image files in a folder in a zip archive (as used by Safari/WebKit).
Mac  apps  tips  tech  editing  EF-add 
december 2013 by dunnettreader
Aeon Timeline - ScribbleCode
Site with support, forum, blog -- trial version (full use for 20 actual days of use) has been downloaded; user manual has been downloaded and placed in EF
Mac  apps  Scrivener  narrative  downloaded  networks 
september 2013 by dunnettreader
scribblecode.com • Timeline app - Arcs and "Chunks" integrating with Scrivener
Discussion of how to integrate chronologies in a Scrivener project with the Timeline app -- from Jan 2013
Mac  apps  tips 
september 2013 by dunnettreader
Listing of Tinderbox tutorials on clarify-it.com
The tutorials here are provided courtesy of Shoantel Limited (Mark Anderson). The tutorials, which are in HTML form, were created using Tinderbox and documented in Clarify. Note that the links below open pages published on www.clarify-it.com's servers -- update Oct 2015 -- now has useful pages on v6, which has the new UI
Mac  apps  tips  notetaking  CMS 
july 2013 by dunnettreader
Tinderbox: note reviewer - Clarify-it.com
The idea here is that you have made a series of text notes and imported then into Tinderbox. Each note added has been tagged with one or more 'tags' in a Set-type user attribute. You now want a quick way to review the notes based on a given tag.
Mac  apps  tips 
july 2013 by dunnettreader
TidBITS: Safari Updates Add Extra Layer of Java Protection
As we noted in the last round of Java updates, this might be a good time to remove Java entirely from your system if you don’t rely on Java for any critical applications. Some major apps that still use Java include CrashPlan, Adobe Creative Suite, Minecraft, and OpenOffice. To learn how to extract this increasingly troubled technology from your Mac, check out Rich Mogull’s Macworld article on disabling Java, which also includes instructions on how to isolate its use in the Safari, Chrome, and Firefox browsers.
tips  Mac 
july 2013 by dunnettreader
DB-Text
DB-Text is fully Mac OS X 10.7 Lion ready with: Resume, Auto Save, Versions, Full screen.

Minimum requirements: It requires minimum Mac OS X 10.6.6 Snow Leopard
Mac  apps  databases  tech  from instapaper
october 2012 by dunnettreader

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