Don't-Miss OS X Stories
When setting up a new Mac with the contents of an old one, you have several strategies to consider.
Lightroom doesn't move your photos, only storing information about them and your edits to them. Here's how to be sure you're backing up the right files, including the catalog and your presets.
This week we tackle some of your storage questions, including consolidating, de-duplication, and management.
Exporting mbox folders from Outlook 2011 used to be as easy as dragging them to the Desktop. Now it's a whole procedure.
Can you update old iMovie projects; and is sensible to still create DVDs?
Don't just stand there. Simulate some motion blur to make your photos more visually interesting.
How to slim down your library by offloading files, to save space on your Mac or keep Genius Mixes from finding them.
Ever since Lion (OS X 10.7), Apple has hidden your personal Library folder (~/Library) by default. In Lion and Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8), you could make the folder visible, but it required some work. In Mavericks (OS X 10.9) and Yosemite (OS X 10.10), it's a simple, easily accessible setting.
Glenn Fleishman takes over Macworld's helpline and finds that sometimes you need a solid SMC reset.
You don't have to keep your files in the cloud to get Dropbox-like syncing and sharing. Joe Kissell explains how to get started with BitTorrent Sync.
How to combine playlists, fix album art, and make smart playlists that do exactly what you want.
GPGTools works with Mail.app and Thunderbird, and Keybase helps you publish your public key and verify other people's.
Yes, Illustrator is better for this job. But Word, Pages, and even TextEdit will let you design an all-text logo just fine.