How to screencast using Quicktime X in Mac Snow Leopard. Snow Leopard comes with the brand new QuickTime called X (Ten).
This version add a few ‘previously pro-only’ features such as trimming and exporting, and also ‘brand new’ pro features like screencasting and sharing. Trying to create a screencast has been one of my to-do-later items. I never get around to do it since there were always things that get in the way. But with the arrival of this QuickTime X, I thought now might be the perfect time to try and offer readers a QuickTime X review. Screencasting made easy Honestly, I was expecting a series of difficult steps to take to produce a good screencast.
The first thing to do is to activate “Screen Recording” mode by going to “File –> New Screen Recording” menu or by using Command + Control + N shortcut keys combination. Then a small screen recording window will appear with the “Record” button in the middle. If you have a decent external microphone, plug it in and choose “Line In” in the microphone setting to have better sound quality. How to upgrade to Snow Leopard & what you should know. The first impression I got upon hearing that Apple would be releasing Snow Leopard was that its price was unbelievably affordable.
Personally, I wouldn’t hesitate upgrading if it only costed me $25 for a brand new operating system that would not only speed up my Mac but free up some hard disk space, as well as letting me at some really cool new features. While I was in London, I visited the Apple Regent Street Store to grab a copy of the latest OS to upgrade my Mac. Is it actually as simple as that? Quick answer – no. There happens to be some fine print that everyone should be aware of. Firstly, the $25 price is only applicable if you are already using Leopard.
Secondly, as everyone should be aware of, Apple decided to drop support for all PowerPC machines. So, as I said before, I’m a proud legal owner of Apple’s latest operating system that I’m eager to try out. How to prep your Mac for Snow Leopard. 9 things you'll love about Snow Leopard. Apple's happily admitted from day one that Snow Leopard was to be a better Leopard, building on the foundations of Mac OS X 10.5. The thinking was to make things better, faster, easier - an upgrade about refinement rather than revolution. This approach, coupled with Snow Leopard's rock-bottom £25 price-point, has led many to yell 'service pack', but that's pretty ignorant when you consider what Snow Leopard claims to offer. Sure, there's no Time Machine or Spotlight this time round, but there are still dozens of new features, big and small.
More importantly, the OS has had large chunks of its guts ripped out and rewritten, which Apple claims should speed up your Mac and even return hard-disk space to you post-install. CHANGES: Many Snow Leopard changes are refinements - but they're good ones Before we get started, some clarification is also required about pricing. How to hange the keyboard shortcut to hide the dock? Useful Mac shortcuts. Hey As part of a new series that will be making an appearance over the next couple of months is Mac 101.
This series will focus on basic tips and tricks for the new user to the Mac system. Since Macs are growing in popularity I thought it was a good idea to do some sort of series to anyone in this category. This first post will be a big list of useful shortcuts for the Mac. This list was actually recommended by a reader from the contact form. Overview A quick over view of the shortcut symbols used on this page. . ⌘ = Command, the most common modifier. ⌥ = Option or Alt. ⇧ = Shift ^ = Control. Basic Shortcuts This is a list of shortcuts that should be hardwired into your brain. . ⌘ + Q = Quit ⌘ + W = Close window ⌘ + O = Open a file in your application ⌘ + P = Print ⌘ + C = Copy ⌘ + V = Paste ⌘ + X = Cut ⌘ + S = Save ⌘ + Z = Undo ⌘ + A = Select All ⌘ + Y or Space = Quicklook ⌘ + Tab = Cycle through windows Personally I use all of those shortcuts all of the time.
Petits trucs et astuces Mac OS X. Mac OS X v10.5. Apple missed Leopard's release time frame as originally announced by Apple's CEO Steve Jobs.
When first discussed in June 2005, Jobs had stated that Apple intended to release Leopard at the end of 2006 or early 2007. A year later, this was amended to Spring 2007; however on April 12, 2007, Apple issued a statement that its release would be delayed until October 2007 because of the development of the iPhone. New and changed features End-user features How to have favicons in your bookmark toolbar. How to retirer un programme au démarrage de OS X? Qu'il est difficile de se faire comprendre...
Je n'ai jamais voulu dire qu'AppCleaner était une bouse et qu'il ne fallait pas s'en servir. J'utilise régulièrement ce logiciel depuis presque deux ans et il ne m'a "presque" piégé qu'une fois ou deux. Je tenais juste à donner des conseils de prudence. Ma procédure pour désinstaller un logiciel est la suivante : Si cela paraît un peu laborieux, ce n'est rien par rapport à ce que j'ai subi sous Windows XP, avec le cloaque de la base de registre.
Mac OS X sur Lifehacker. How to automatically rate your iTunes tracks with AutoRate. How to quick tag your mp3 with Quick Tag. How to tag your mp3 by mood with Moody. How to create good queries in Spotlight. On the surface, searching with Spotlight is pretty straightforward.
In our previous installment, we covered the basics of using and customizing the Spotlight menu. But if your search involves multiple terms, or if you need to narrow down your results to dig up a particularly elusive file, knowing how to put together a good search query will pay off. By mastering a few simple tricks, you can limit your search to specific types of data, exclude terms, and more—helping Spotlight locate exactly what you need. and then take you inside some of its lesser know features—including how to use keywords to limit your search to specific dates, authors, or file types. Fix your phrasing Every Spotlight query is an AND search by default. You can narrow down the search results by using quotation marks—this tells Spotlight that the words must appear next to one another. Apply Boolean searching Use Metadata. Raccourcis-clavier sous Mac OS X 10.5.