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Where's the best place to store video? iPhoto? iMovie? iTunes? It depends.
Because iTunes has a number of similar-sounding options and installs a number of similar-sounding iTunes-related files on your drive, it may not be self-evident how to go about moving your music library. Don't worry -- Ted Landau shows you how to avoid trouble when moving your iTunes library.
A lot of time -- and money -- has gone into building your iTunes library. Christopher Breen helps you keep your investment safe with these tips and techniques.
If you use Illustrator, you'll want to know how to use the Gradient Mesh feature. Part one of this two-part series reviews the basic principles of gradient mesh. Part two shows you easy keyboard shortcuts.
You can search your Safari bookmarks and history right from the menu bar, but how to do so isn't obvious.
If you use Illustrator, you'll want to know how to use the Gradient Mesh feature. Part one of this two-part series reviews the basic principles of gradient mesh.
Rob Griffiths shares a collection of older Mac OS X Hints tips that he finds useful and/or interesting. All still work in 10.5 and 10.6, too!
Have you ever seen Time Machine get stuck during a backup run -- constantly showing a tiny percentage completion, for instance? If so, this hint may help; it explains how to gracefully exit that situation, using two simple Terminal commands.
iTunes offers three different views, some of which work better for different types of content. Kirk McElhearn looks at the different options.
Learn how to make ScreenFlow's icons disappear while recording screen movies.
If you have to choose and compare fonts, the best way is to print a type specimen book. Here are some resources you can use for the best results.
Learn how to create a visually distinctive prompt when working as root in Terminal.
A week after Aperture 3's release, Apple has already posted more than two dozen Knowledge Base articles on the various problems you might encounter with the new version. Ted Landau runs through potential Aperture pitfalls and how you can get around them.
If you're running OS X 10.6, learn how to quickly start Screen Sharing with any machine you've previously connected to.
Use your Mac to control your DSLR, point-and-shoot, or iPhone camera from afar. With a USB cable and the right software, you can preview and capture images directly from your computer.