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How to play .avi movies in Mavericks

With Mavericks Apple changed QuickTime so that it no longer supports some third-party video plugins. However, as Chris Breen explains, there are still ways to play your old QuickTime-unfriendly movies.

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Making the most of iMovie's lesser-known features

Professor Breen wraps up his 'Getting Started With iMovie 10' series by examining a handful of features you may never have touched (but should).

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Exploring iMovie's editing options

Professor Breen returns to dig into iMovie's more intricate editing options--the options that will help you make better-looking movies.

How to create iMovie 10 trailers

iMovie 10 can help you make your movies short, sweet, and exciting with the trailers feature. Chris Breen explains all.

Constructing an iMovie project

The holidays are upon us, which means that many of us will be shooting our relatives and friends (with a camera, people, with a camera). Professor Breen shows you how to turn that footage into a respectable iMovie 10 video.

Importing media into iMovie 10

Professor Breen returns with the second part of his iMovie 10 tutorial to explain how to bring media into iMovie 10.

Getting started with iMovie 10

Mac 101 returns to discuss the workings of iMovie 10. In this lesson Professor Breen walks you through iMovie's interface.

Why Mavericks' movies may not preview properly

If you're running Mavericks, have selected a movie file, pressed the space bar to preview it, and nothing good results, you're not alone. QuickTime and Quick Look are now far pickier about video codecs.

First iMovie steps: Importing video clips

Your dynamic iMovie project won't be much without some just-as-dynamic video clips. Professor Breen explains how to import video from a variety of sources.

The case of the missing Apple TV movies

Sleuth Chris Breen tells you where all your ripped movies have disappeared to since the latest Apple TV update.

Getting started with iMovie

In this week's Mac 101, Chris Breen begins his series on creating compelling videos with iMovie.

How to use iPhone 5s Slo-Mo videos on the Mac

Jason Snell shows you what happens when you import a Slo-Mo iPhone 5s movie to your Mac.

Get to know iOS 7: Videos

The Videos app sports a nice redesign, iCloud-stored movies and TV shows, and new iPhone organization.

How to effectively fill your Mac's display when screen sharing

You've screen shared with a Mac mini connected to an HDTV but, by gum, that shared screen won't fill your computer's display. Chris Breen shows you how it's done.

How to tweak settings on your webcam

You'd like to use a webcam that offers better video than the one built into your Mac yet you can't manipulate that camera in interesting ways. Chris Breen discusses two utilities that can bring greater flexibility to these cameras.