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How can I browse white icons in Mac OS X Finder (Mavericks)?

I have bunch of white, transparent png icons in my folder and I find no way to see them clearly even if I change the background in view options (still white overlay on the image stays): I know ...
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Does OSX preview tool tag images with any kind of metadata or anything to identify the computer?

I have some images I want to post online which I am touching up with OSX preview app to resize them. I however dont want my compiuter information such as my name, IP address, location or anything to ...
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Is there a programmatic Linux/Unix/Mac way to obtain the dimensions of a JPEG?

Inner Sanctum ~/mirror/images $ file wardrobe_square_90.gif wardrobe_square_90.gif: GIF image data, version 89a, 90 x 90 Inner Sanctum ~/mirror/images $ file wardrobe_square_90.jpg ...
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486 views

Mac Preview app similar alternative for Linux? [closed]

I was wondering if there is a similar alternative of Mac's Preview for Linux? The feature I missed the most is the ability to use the select function in Mac's Preview, and save the selected area as ...
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1answer
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Can I copy image's content rather than file path in Mac finder/path finder?

I collect a lot of icons and use them in applications. In finder, when I copy an image using cmd+c into the clipboard, Finder actually copies the coaca Filename into the clipboard. When I paste ...
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1answer
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On a Mac that was originally shipped with Lion, how can I replace Mountain Lion with Lion?

My MacBook came with OS X Lion pre-installed. I then downloaded and installed Mountain Lion on the same partition for free, when it was launched. Now I need to install OS X Lion (10.7) in order to ...
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477 views

Mac: Batch Scale Images same Aspect Ratio

I'm developing an iPhone application on a Mac, and have many, many images which I need to scale down. These images are of varying size, however, what I know is they must all be resized to 110x130, ...
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Generate image thumnbnails in OS X?

OS X 10.6.8 I was assisting a with their friend their Mac, I'm not sure if it was MBA or MBP, but it was a laptop. Anyways, we were transferred dozens of images from iPhoto to another user account ...
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2answers
440 views

Batch image comparison software

Is there any software that would let me diff entire folders of similar images .For eg folder A would have img1,img2,img3 ....... folder B would have img1,img2,img3 ....I want this output in another ...
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1answer
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Image quality low on pictures imported into Mac PowerPoint 2011

Running Lion and Office:Mac 2011. Searched everywhere. No matter what I do images (pictures) that I import into slides immediately go to a very low resolution and quality. How do I prevent this drop ...
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What mac program should I use to strip EXIF info from files, possibly in batch mode or from the command line?

I know there are several windows programs to do this, and photoshop has a "Save for Web" option which does this, but I want a command line option, or a batch processing option for this. Any thoughts?
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1answer
130 views

How to image / copy my drive to a new drive on a Mac

I am looking into upgrading my MacBook's drive and would like to transfer the current's drive contents on the new drive. This is a relatively well covered topic here, and several solutions such as ...
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589 views

ImageMagick requirement for Paperclip plugin

The Ruby on Rails paperclip plugin says that I need to install ImageMagick in order to use Paperclip. I'm typically really bad at getting things installed and running, so I was wondering if anyone ...
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2answers
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Find text on an image

I want to be able to find text on the following awesome image and where the text is located in it. This is not the first time I stumbled upon such a challenge and probably many people have similar ...
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2answers
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Migrate existing Mac installation to VirtualBox

Does anyone know how to make a .vdi .hdd .vmdk or .vhd image of my Mac? I need to make a perfect clone of my hard drive in one of these formats so I can clone my system in a VirtualBox VM (for ...
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How can I create an ISO image from a dvd with my Mac?

I can only create an cdr image, but not iso. Is it possible to create an iso image using mac standard software (disk utility)? Regards Christian
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1answer
292 views

Which image is displayed on Mac desktop?

I have set up my Mac (10.6.4) to display random image from iPhoto on desktop. From time to time I would like to know which image is displayed (I have a lot of them), but I could not find a way how to ...
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1answer
135 views

Office 2010 evaluation registration

I would like to evaluate Office 2010. The thing is that the installation and registration is executed online. However, when I recover my laptop to its original factory shipped status it seems that I ...
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Change pixel size of multiple images! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Program to automate image resize Hello I have a folder with 100 images and I want to change their pixel size is there an easy way to do it simultaneously to all of them, ...
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1answer
1k views

Open a .toast file in Snow Leopard?

I have a .toast file. How do I open it in Snow Leopard?
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2answers
61 views

What is the best way to view and rotate images from a camera on a mac?

I need a good image viewer and image rotator for a mac. What is the best light weight tool for this?
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2answers
804 views

How can I save lots of image into png format in Mac OS X?

I have about thousands images, I want to open it in preview, and click "save as", use the same name, and save as png. All these images just do the similar thing, instead of click one by one, how can I ...
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3answers
9k views

How to open .bin files in Mac?

I have a .bin image file with me that I want to mount in Mac. How can I do it?
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1answer
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Image backup with two Macs

My setup is as follows: iMac + Ext. HD in the living room A MacBook I want to create a regular weekly backup flow, that will create an image file for the MacBook (the entire disk image), and save ...
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Is it possible to resize the existing mac partion

I have existing MAC partition of 16GB. But my hardisk is 40GB. I want to increase the size of MAC OS . I have created another virtual disk of 30 GB which is appearing on MAC as well. BUT what should ...
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1answer
308 views

Stop Preview.app window from resizing to content on open?

Is there a way to make Preview stop resizing to the size of the image I open? Kind of making me nuts. I just want it to stay the same size and scale the image to fit. If it's not possible, feel ...
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1answer
84 views

Creating a disc image on a Mac

My MacBook Pro is on the fritz! I bought a new iMac because I couldn't afford the new laptop. Is it possible for me to take a disc image of a MacBook Pro and have it all work on a new iMac with a ...
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1answer
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How do sparse bundles get corrupted and can they be fixed?

I am warming up to Mac OS X sparse disk image bundles: This is a virtual file system stored as a collection of small (up to 8MB) files in a folder. This way, you can have encrypted HFS+ volumes stored ...
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1answer
544 views

Boot camp install from a HDD image

How would one go about imaging an old work computer (old IBM aptiva from 2001ish) with Windows XP and lots of stuff (VPN client with settings etc) to a new iMac, while preserving Mac OSX? I can't ...
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3answers
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Further compression of disk image files

Is there a way to further compress a disk image file created by the disk utility program on macs? I need to fit a 6.5G/5.5G image onto a 4.7G disk.
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I'm unable to mount a DMG, getting a “no mountable filesystems” error

I downloaded a DMG of some commercial Mac software (CSSEdit) but I found that the DMG wouldn't mount. I tried another image from the same company, and then a number of images I had laying around from ...
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5answers
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How to open Mac image formats on Windows

I have some images from a Mac and I want view them under Windows but they don't show automatically. Is there any software that can open them under Windows? I'm talking about pictures and not CD/DVD ...
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5answers
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Tools/tips to recover data from a corrupt DMG disk image?

Please share, if you know any tips to salvage data from a "compressed DMG" which no longer mounts (in my case, something went wrong during "scan image for restore").
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6answers
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How to copy windows xp install to macbook pro (or other different laptop hardware)

I apologize if this is the wrong location for this question, I believe these sorts of questions are applicable to broader IT professionals. My old Dell 8600 laptop with Windows XP OEM is on its last ...