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Bunch Basics

Date: 4th March 2022

Duration: 34:34

Show ref: SCOM1131

Contextual computing is very much on trend at the moment so who better than Brett Terpstra to bring us a macOS text-based utility to help you launch applications and files, and execute system commands that tie in to the type of tasks you are performing. Bunch is an app that can assist you with this and in this video, Lee show you the basics and shows you how to create workflows to support the way you work on your Mac.

Tip - Gemini on iOS

Date: 1st March 2022

Duration: 07:20

Show ref: SCOM1130

In this ScreenCastsOnline debut, Darcy showcases a few features from Macpaw's Gemini Photos, an app that he uses to manage his digital photo collection. This utility is equally efficient at sorting videos by size, extracting blurry photos, as well as revealing duplicates, all in their respective groups, so you can regain space on your device and on iCloud.

Adobe Lightroom

Date: 25th February 2022

Duration: 34:02

Show ref: SCOM1129

Adobe has been hard at work refining their suite of photo management and editing products. Lightroom (formerly Lightroom CC) has seen a number of major edits over the last few years. In fact in many ways Lightroom has caught up to the Lightroom Classic application, making it a more viable option for photographers to use who are on the go. With Todd as your guide, you discover how Lightroom has evolved and take a peek at many of its recent improvements.

Tip - WordService & CalcService

Date: 22nd February 2022

Duration: 08:10

Show ref: SCOM1128

In this screencast Lee looks at two utilities from the team behind DEVONthink: WordService and CalcService. These free applications provide some extra shortcuts in Keyboard section of System Preferences to assist you in carrying out transformations on your text, such as changing the case, formatting spaces, performing calculations, and much more.

FotoMagico 6

Date: 18th February 2022

Duration: 35:29

Show ref: SCOM1127

One of the best ways to commemorate a special occasion is by producing a compelling slideshow with music. FotoMagico from Boinx Software is an app for iPad and Mac designed just for making slideshows. As you get to know FotoMagico, you’ll quickly realize that it’s highly capable with many advanced features. Allison focuses on the Mac in this screencast as she walks you through the creation of a slideshow in FotoMagico 6.

Tip - Cheatsheet

Date: 15th February 2022

Duration: 10:58

Show ref: SCOM1126

Cheatsheet is a useful app that allows you to save snippets of information that can be accessed quickly and easily from anywhere — even on your Mac. Focusing on iPhone, Rosemary teaches you in this screencast how to enter "cheats" in the app, configure them and create folders for organisation. You also learn how to configure widgets and how using an Apple Watch complication makes accessing Cheatsheet ultra-convenient.

Yoink - What's New?

Date: 11th February 2022

Duration: 26:04

Show ref: SCOM1125

In his return to ScreenCastsOnline, Richard goes back to an app he knows very well and has previously covered, and that's Yoink. This time though, he focuses on some of the newest features, shows you some tricks, and discusses using Handoff to swiftly move between Mac and iPad.

Tip - Pareto Security

Date: 8th February 2022

Duration: 08:41

Show ref: SCOM1124

Keeping your Mac secure should be at the top of your list of priorities when using your device day to day. One tool that can help with this is Pareto Security, a simple yet very effective tool for monitoring some of the most common security vulnerabilities found in macOS. Running in the menu bar, Pareto Security will carry out checks and provide you with a simple pass/fail status for each one, with instructions on how to resolve the issue.

Mela - Recipe Manager

Date: 4th February 2022

Duration: 33:43

Show ref: SCOM1123

A good recipe management application can be a thing of beauty because it opens a gateway to a world of taste and pleasure. One of the best out there is Mela, by Silvio Rizzi, the developer of the popular RSS app Reeder. Mela solves one of the key problems with many recipe applications out there: getting recipes into the app. It's an easy process with a variety of methods available, all of which you learn about, along with its many useful food preparing features.

Tip - Activity Monitor in macOS

Date: 1st February 2022

Duration: 10:13

Show ref: SCOM1122

Apple's Activity Monitor is one of the most important troubleshooting tools for your Mac. It allows you to view all of the processes running on your machine and is invaluable when you have a rogue application or process affecting the performance of your Mac. In this tutorial, Don takes you through the updated interface of Activity Monitor and gives some basic guidance on monitoring and, when necessary, killing or terminating processes.

Path Finder 10

Date: 28th January 2022

Duration: 44:04

Show ref: SCOM1121

Finder is a staple application for every Mac user out there, but it does have its limitations. CocoaTech's PathFinder 10 is an excellent alternative to Finder that builds on that feature set and adds a slew of new options to make managing the files on your Mac much more powerful. With Lee as your guide, you go over the basics of Path Finder and then dive into its more advanced features.

LumaFusion

Date: 25th January 2022

Duration: 32:50

Show ref: SCOM1120

LumaFusion won the 2021 App of the Year award from Apple, and rightly so! With its wide range of video editing tools, LumaFusion brings desktop-class video editing and exporting to the iPad and iPhone. Don covers the basics of creating and editing a video project in LumaFusion. It may look intimidating at first, but once you learn the fundamentals it's really simple to produce some amazing videos on iPad.

New in LaunchBar

Date: 21st January 2022

Duration: 29:38

Show ref: SCOM1119

Launcher utilities have been used on the Mac for quite some time, and one of the most popular apps in this category has been LaunchBar from Objective Development. There have been a number of improvements and added features since we last looked and Todd shows them to you in this video. Whether you're new to LaunchBar or want to get up to speed, you've come to the right place.

Tip - CleanShot X Update

Date: 18th January 2022

Duration: 17:02

Show ref: SCOM1118

Don last covered CleanShot X back in June of 2020, and since then it's had no less than 33 updates!

This video takes you through most of those new and improved features that make CleanShot X the premier screen capture utility for the Mac, and one that Don uses daily. If you're a Setapp subscriber, you can also get access to 10GB of free cloud storage with CleanShot Cloud, allowing you to store your screen captures and recordings and easily share them.

Tip - Business Cards in Cardhop

Date: 14th January 2022

Duration: 07:38

Show ref: SCOM1117

Todd shows you in this screencast how to work with business cards in Cardhop for iOS. Anyone who has collected business cards knows how tedious it can be to enter them manually and get them to your preferred contact manager. Here you learn how to scan business cards into Cardhop and have the app parse the information, as well as create your personal digital business cards that can be easily shared.

Tip - Digital Legacy Contacts

Date: 11th January 2022

Duration: 08:53

Show ref: SCOM1116

We typically focus on protecting our digital assets whilst we are alive, but not much thought or planning goes into what happens to them when we die.

Kudos to Apple for introducing Digital Legacy Contacts with iOS 15.2. This is a mechanism built into iCloud to allow nominated individuals to have access to some of your iCloud data when you pass. Don shows you how to set it up in this video.

Aeon Timeline

Date: 7th January 2022

Duration: 34:46

Show ref: SCOM1115

Timeline applications can often be seen as utilities that are only relevant to authors and novelists. Aeon Timeline, however, is an application that serves a variety of purposes. From project management through to creating legal cases, it is a complex yet intuitive app that allows you to plan effectively and plot milestones as your work progresses.

Lee shows you around this versatile software package using a real world example as well as a built-in one.

Tip - Use Local Sync with DEVONthink

Date: 4th January 2022

Duration: 07:40

Show ref: SCOM1114

There are times when you just don't want to use a cloud service to sync your important documents such as financial or business records. This is when local sync can help by syncing all your files on your server, while still having them accessible on your iOS devices on the go.

In this screencast, Todd walks you through setting up local sync on both Mac and iPad, using Bonjour and WebDAV.

Parallels Toolbox Update

Date: 31st December 2021

Duration: 39:44

Show ref: SCOM1113

Parallels Toolbox is a menu bar app that includes 40 small utility apps. Many of these tools can be found as standalone programs elsewhere, but the magic of Parallels Toolbox is that they're bundled in one consistent interface, right at your fingertips.

With Allison as your guide, you discover Parallels Toolbox and how useful it can be in your day to day computing tasks.

Tip - Repeat

Date: 28th December 2021

Duration: 11:01

Show ref: SCOM1112

When the New Year rolls around, building new habits — or breaking old ones — is an exercise many of us undertake. Using an application can help with this and Repeat by Lab11, a software company that specializes in producing wellbeing applications, can be a wonderful companion.

Available on the Mac App Store and through Setapp, Repeat doesn't just track your habits, it also goes to great lengths to explain the science behind how habits are formed.