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TouchRetouch

Date : 9th December 2022

Duration: 40:41

Show ref: SCOM1211

TouchRetouch is an iOS and Mac app that is designed to help you remove unwanted objects from your photos. With a touch-first interface, it is trivially easy to remove things like power lines, smudges, and even fences forming a mesh. In this video, Allison shows you how the app works, mainly on iPad, but also on iPhone and the Mac. TouchRetouch is an amazingly capable app and worth well more than its $4.00 price tag!

Photos in Ventura

Date : 11th November 2022

Duration: 21:36

Show ref: SCOM1203

Alongside their recently-released new operating system, Apple has updated core applications, including Photos, where many of us manage our images across devices. In this screencast Todd walks through these updates on the Mac, which include iCloud Shared Photo Library (which got its own deep-dive coverage in a separate video), a built-in duplicates finder, and more. These additions and tweaks should go a long way to making your Photos experience a lot better.

Tip - iCloud Shared Photo Library

Date : 8th November 2022

Duration: 07:32

Show ref: SCOM1202

One of Apple's welcome new enhancements to the Photos app is the ability to share selected photos automatically with people you choose, using the newly introduced iCloud Shared Photo Library. This goes beyond Shared Albums in the way it's designed with important differences and advantages. Darcy shows you how to set it up, then goes over the useful features of the iCloud Shared Photo Library, including setting up the Camera app for automatic sharing.

Synology Update

Date : 2nd September 2022

Duration: 30:39

Show ref: SCOM1183

After using his original Synology NAS for about 5 years, Don decided to upgrade it to a newer model when his unit started exhibiting some performance issues. There have been a lot of changes and improvements since we first covered Synology hardware back in 2017, so in this episode Don takes a fresh look at features that are part of the operating system. After going over the basics, you discover options like setting up Time Machine backups, as well as setting up Synology Drive on both Mac and iPad.

Tip - PictureThis

Date : 2nd August 2022

Duration: 13:35

Show ref: SCOM1174

In a departure from the type of app he usually covers, Lee looks at a practical application to help with the maintenance of his garden. PictureThis can help any gardener, from beginner to expert, care for their plants and greenery. In this short screencast, you look at how PictureThis is able to identify plant types using the iPhone camera and create care plans for them. You also learn how to set reminders for watering and fertilising, and take a look at the vast amount of resources available in the app.

Tip - HandBrake

Date : 12th July 2022

Duration: 10:23

Show ref: SCOM1168

In this tip Darcy gives you a quick tour of HandBrake, the free and open-source video converter utility that's been around since 2003! You learn what media containers are before looking at the process of importing a video to convert it into another format, or make it more suitable for specific platforms. HandBrake offers many presets as well, and Darcy runs them down for you, pointing out the advantages they might offer.

Tip - Jacquie Lawson Ecards

Date : 31st May 2022

Duration: 10:42

Show ref: SCOM1156

In this screencast, Judy introduces you to Jacquie Lawson and her online greeting card service. Each one of Jacquie's cards is a work of art that combines painting, animation, and music. Using the Jacquie Lawson Ecards app on iPad, Judy shows you how to create and send a card, and shares her favorite one, along with a bonus iPad tip.

Tip - Play

Date : 10th May 2022

Duration: 15:19

Show ref: SCOM1150

The brains behind the MusicHarbor app on iOS, Marcos Tanaka, has switched gears from audio to video, with a Universal application called Play that allows you to find and catalogue YouTube videos for future viewing. In this short video, Lee goes through its features using his iPad, including the ability to organise your favourites using tags as well as descriptions.

Luminar Neo

Date : 29th April 2022

Duration: 35:30

Show ref: SCOM1147

There are a lot of photo editors on the market but many require you to know some advanced skills like layering and masking to make the changes you want in your images. That's where Luminar Neo by Skylum Software comes in.

This AI-driven tool looks at the photo as a whole to perform some really impressive photo edits by simply moving a few sliders. Todd gets you started with this modern software package, a direct descendant of Luminar 4.

NeoFinder 8

Date : 11th March 2022

Duration: 37:26

Show ref: SCOM1133

NeoFinder is an application that allows you to create catalogues of your hard drives, SSDs, USB drives, DVDs, CDs, Blu-rays, NAS drives, etc. Pretty much any external storage device can be analyzed for future searching inside a stand-alone database. Add metadata, create Smart Folders, geotag photos, and much more. NeoFinder really is a fantastic cataloguing solution and Don takes you on a tour of its interface and features in this screencast.

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.

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.

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.

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 - PhotoSync

Date : 26th October 2021

Duration: 13:13

Show ref: SCOM1094

This week Don revisits PhotoSync, an old faithful and still his go-to app for transferring images and videos between multiple devices and destinations.

Instead of relying on slow clunky iCloud sync to transfer media from your iPhone to your Mac, PhotoSync does it in a split second. You can also set up different types of triggers to automatically back up new photos and videos from your iPhone to multiple locations, and Don shows you real-world examples in this screencast.

Media Apps in Monterey

Date : 22nd October 2021

Duration: 42:22

Show ref: SCOM1093

macOS Monterey includes several applications to help you manage and enjoy various types of media. This week, Todd walks you through the main features of the Music, Podcasts, TV, and Books apps on the Mac. These apps have gone through some subtle but important changes over the last few years and this fresh look brings you up to speed.

Todd also covers the benefits of AirPlay 2 for sharing audio throughout your home.

Digitising Photos

Date : 20th August 2021

Duration: 32:24

Show ref: SCOM1075

Faced with the gargantuan task of digitising thousands of photos, Don decided to make this project-based tutorial to assist if you are ever faced with such a task. The secret is the speed and quality of scanning along with capable automation tools to make the whole process easier.

In this screencast, Don takes you on a tour of his chosen method along with the tools he uses along the way, from scanning his images all the way to a final import into Photos.

Tip - More Useful Zoom Tricks

Date : 17th August 2021

Duration: 08:05

Show ref: SCOM1074

This week, Tim is back with three more Zoom tips that can take your experience further, especially when you are the host. You learn about the vanishing pen, how to use the live transcripts feature, then take a closer look at statistics and what they can tell you.

Tip - Useful Zoom Tricks

Date : 3rd August 2021

Duration: 07:28

Show ref: SCOM1070

Videoconferencing has seen a big surge in the last couple of years and has become an integral part of how many of us get work done and interact with the world around us.

Tim Stringer has been a Zoom power user for a long time, and in this week's tip show, he shares 3 ways you can get more out of your Zoom sessions.