OS X

How To Bulk Rename Files On Your Mac

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Many times when you download files off the Internet or you copy files from a USB drive, the naming formats aren’t always what you expected. This is especially true for the image files captured on digital cameras as they often have names that don’t describe anything (DSC_01.jpg tells me nothing about the image). While you […]

How To Create Symlinks On Your Mac

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A symbolic link, often shortened to symlink, is a type of link that is stored at one location on your machine and it points to another location on the same machine. You can think of it as a shortcut of an app. Even though the actual app file is located deep inside your folders, you […]

20 Tips To Get The Most Out Of The Finder On Mac

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Mac has a wonderful file explorer called Finder that provides you with a lot of options to manage and organize your files. Most of the features in the app are enabled by default. However, there are a few that aren’t and you can enable them to use them in Finder. Learning to use these new […]

5 Ways To Force Quit Apps On Your Mac

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While most apps on your Mac will never cause any issues as they are known for their stability, things could go wrong at any time and the apps may start misbehaving on your machine. In such cases, even the default options to close an app will stop functioning. Some of the common symptoms of an […]

The Best MacOS Automator Scripts You Should Have Installed

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Automation tools like IFTTT and Siri Shortcuts are popular options to streamline day-to-day tasks, but MacOS has long had a tool for this. Automator is not well known to anyone except power users, but when implemented correctly it can take care of minutia and help remove tedium from everyday tasks.   Automator doesn’t require programming […]

Take Screenshots Like A Pro With These Tips & Tricks On Mac

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Taking screenshots on a Mac is extremely easy thanks to the amazing screen capture utility it comes preloaded with. The utility comes with even more features than what you find or see at first glance. Unleashing these extra options will allow you to take your screenshots in a more customized way. These are pretty simple […]

Third-Party Tools Which Do Better Than Some Of MacOS’ Default Apps

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I am a big fan of some of Mac OS’ default apps but like everything else online, there are tools and software apps which can do MacOS tasks better, faster, and more efficiently. We would be extremely remiss if we didn’t point them out to you. Compared to some of the bloatware that Windows packages […]

How To Create & Use Smart Folders On MacOS

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MacOS has a really efficient system to help you search for files and folders in your storage. You can run searches that contain specific words or other criteria to find the items you’re looking for. What makes finding things even easier though is the Smart Folders feature that comes built into the Finder. Smart Folders, […]

5 Ways To Reveal The Path Of a File On MacOS

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When you create or copy a file to your Mac, it is assigned a path which is the actual location of the file on your Mac. Paths let you easily get to any folder or files on your machine as they represent the full address of the file saved on your machine. Sometimes you may […]

5 Apps Which Will Take Your New Mac To The Next Level

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Much of the preinstalled default apps on a MacOS computer is actually really good. But like any new computer, there is always new stuff you can add to make your user experience just that little bit better. During the seven years I have used a Mac computer, there are some apps which were a case […]