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Bookmarks tagged with “mac”

  1. HyperCard On The Archive (Celebrating 30 Years of HyperCard) | Internet Archive Blogs

    Like magic. If only I’d Stuffit’d my HyperCard stacks… the only two I have may have lost their resource forks over the past 25 years.

  2. Sharing some process from IF – Writing by IF – Medium

    A handy list of things to do to secure your Mac, iPhone, email, etc. (via Favejet)

  3. Rocket—Slack-style emoji everywhere on your Mac

    Makes it easy to type emojis. I’m surprised typing emojis on OS X is such a pain. (via @benhammersley)

  4. MacDown: The open source Markdown editor for OS X.

    “The open source Markdown editor for OS X.” Seems nice. (via Infovore)

  5. eject_all_disks

    AppleScript to eject all ejectable disks with one click. (via @craigmod)

  6. Play Button iTunes Patch | The Bit Guru

    This was incredibly useful - stop iTunes opening whenever you press Play on the Apple remote. Why would it do that?! Except this patch no longer works on El Capitan.

  7. Deckset for Mac: Turn your notes into beautiful presentations

    Presentation app that uses Markdown files. Aside from the current inability to create or edit the themes, it seems really nicely done. And currently 75% off. (via @rooreynolds)

  8. Discovering Sketch — .Sketch App — Medium

    Lots of people I know use Sketch but I’d never looked at it. Reading this I can see why people prefer it over Photoshop for many kinds of design. (via Daring Fireball)

  9. HTTrack Website Copier - Free Software Offline Browser (GNU GPL)

    I keep forgetting the name of this whenever I want it. For downloading all the pages of a website and making a browsable version of it. Versions for Windows, Linux, Mac, etc.

  10. Bartender | Mac Menu Bar Item Control

    I didn’t expect this to make much difference, but within minutes of tidying up that mess of pointless, ugly icons I already feel more relaxed. (via Useful Mac)

  11. Useful Mac

    Really enjoying this blog, because it reminds me of the olden days of trying out lots of useful, or less useful, Mac utilities from magazine cover discs.

  12. dotfiles/.osx at master · mathiasbynens/dotfiles

    An example script for setting loads of OS X system and application preferences. Although I so rarely set up a new computer, I quite enjoy doing it manually. But still, it hadn’t occurred to me to do this before. (via @tomstuart)

  13. Extract Images and HTML from the Safari cache folder

    Can expand old Mac IE WAFF web page archive files, among other things. (via @mildlydiverting)

  14. Blair Neal | How to make an installation stay up 4evr (Mac OS X version)

    Not sure I’ll need this, but nice write-up of how to set up a Mac to keep showing one thing in a gallery or similar. (via Antimega)

  15. Arq: Online Backup for Mac to Amazon AWS Glacier and S3 | Haystack Software

    Mac app for backing up to S3 or Glacier. Interesting, compared to Backblaze, Mozy, etc.

  16. How to upgrade tracks to iTunes Match, fast | Macworld

    Handy description of how to work out which of your iTunes Matched tracks can be downloaded at higher quality from the moon. I mean cloud.

  17. Mini vMac - early Macintosh emulator

    Haven’t tried it, but looks good/handy/fun. (via One Terabyte of Kilobyte Age)

  18. A rundown of Handbrake settings (0.9.6) - mattgadient.com

    Handy stuff because none of these settings make any sense to me and I just want to make video files that look fine and don’t take up GB.

  19. Turnover

    The third manual tool for tapping out BPM data with iTunes I’ve used over the years, and by far the best.

  20. Noisy Typer – a typewriter for your laptop. | F.A.T.

    Enjoying using this a bit too much. The audio feedback is surprisingly nice. Not sure how much longer the novelty will last, and it wouldn’t be too good in the office… (via Haddock)

  21. Building and dismantling the Windows advantage | asymco

    Blimey, those are quite some graphs, showing ratio of Windows:Mac, and Windows:Apple sales over time. (via Daring Fireball)

  22. Satellite Eyes

    Tom Taylor made a really lovely thing. If you use a Mac you should try it.

  23. Oids.X

    Typical. There was, in 2003, a version of ‘Oids’ for Mac. I only realise this after Macs stopped running Power PC apps.

  24. iCal Cleaner

    Deletes duplicate events, and more, from iCal calendars. Just what I needed after a big iCloud confusion. And it’s free.

  25. Cadence App | Your Music. Your Motion. | Cadence BPM Tapper

    Blacktree’s old iTunes-BPM doesn’t work on Lion, but this free app is a decent replacement. Tap in time to a song, click a button to update the tune’s BPM setting in iTunes.

  26. Reeder for Mac (made@gloria!)

    This is the first feed-reading app I’ve ever got on with. Now Helvetireader is ceasing development this has won me over. It’s as lovely as the iPad version.

  27. PHP mcrypt in Snow Leopard with Homebrew

    I’m increasingly finding descriptions of how to do this kind of vaguely impenetrable techy thing which Just Work. Lovely.

  28. Avatron Software: Air Display

    Six quid for this, but I had to give it a go (two screens aren’t enough!). Feels like magic: a wireless screen! But updating (eg, dragging windows) is pretty jerky and it can use 10-25% of my MacBook’s CPU when I’m dragging stuff on it, 15% if something is updating frequently (like Activity Monitor). Around 2% when idle. But could be very handy for some things.

  29. Tower - The most powerful Git client for Mac

    “The most powerful Git client for Mac.” Looks good I think. Might be less scary for doing some out-of-the-ordinary things. (via Lee)

  30. Evom - Convert and Download Videos to iTunes

    “Download internet videos (YouTube and more) to iTunes and iPod.” Handy. (via Ben Hammersley and more)

  31. Formulatepro - Project Hosting on Google Code

    Need to add an image to a PDF, which Preview doesn’t do, and you don’t have Adobe Acrobat? This does the job nicely, for free.

  32. BeaTunes ~ build better playlists

    Interesting metadata editor/finder for music in your iTunes library. Can also do some kind of Genius-like playlist creation.

  33. Panic Blog » Coda Notes for Safari: Now Available!

    That is very, very nicely done. And useful. (via Daring Fireball)

  34. Issues with how Apple Aperture 3 writes metadata

    What a mess. Although some of these issues might have been fixed in the just-released 10.6.4 OS X update which “addresses IPTC metadata compatibility issues” in Aperture 3…?

  35. Apple - Support - Discussions - missing faces/places after event import …

    Differences between Aperture’s importing from iPhoto Library and from its iPhoto Browser.

  36. How To: Moving from Aperture to Lightroom | Cult of Mac

    I can’t believe there’s no standard way to transfer libraries between the two apps. This method sounds good, but you lose your projects/folders.

  37. iPhoto Export - The Possibilities (Google Translate)

    iPhoto to Aperture to Lightroom seems like the most promising way to move to Lightroom and keep your metadata. Can’t believe it’s this hard.

  38. Burn - Home

    Really nice and easy Mac app for burning files to different kinds of disc. Also, free. (via Infovore)

  39. ImageOptim – a PNG/JPEG/GIF optimizer for Mac OS X

    Good. To get my PNGs to be the same colour as CSS backgrounds in FF/IE I had to use the PNGCrush optimiser to remove gAMA, sRGB, ICCP and cHRM. Now you know.

  40. PhoneView for iPhone - iPhone Disk Mode, SMS, Voicemail, Call History, Music, Photos, Notes Access - Ecamm Network

    Among other things, lets you export all of your iPhone SMSes. $20 saved me spending more time messing around with binary plist files, sqlite, etc.

  41. Burn a playable DVD from a VIDEO_TS folder - Mac OS X Hints

    Just works. I tried a couple of free GUI things, neither of which worked. This command line thing did.

  42. iClarified - Mac OS X - How to Setup Facebook Chat Within iChat

    I didn’t know you could do this. A bit odd having my “Facebook friends” (rather than my usual, “online” friends) there all the time. Plus they think I’m using Facebook *all day*.

  43. Hidden - Apple Mac theft recovery for just $20

    Annoyingly lower-cased, but sounds good, and cheap. (via Preoccupations)

  44. MemoryMiner: Digital Storytelling for Macintosh & The Web

    “It lets you zero in on the stories depicted in your photos by linking them to each other based on people, places and time.” Haven’t tried it, unclear why I should.

  45. Install Movable Type on a Mac - Adventures in Movable Type

    This is always more pain than it should be. A handy guide.

  46. Video Monkey

    “A free video encoding application exclusively for Mac … it borrows heavily from the Visual Hub video conversion tool.” (via Yoz)

  47. Cadence | your music. your motion.

    Mainly for Cadence Desktop, which claims to apply BPM values to your iTunes songs. I’ve heard that before, but you never know. (via Lee)

  48. Equinux - Mac software to watch, chat and record digital TV

    The Tube. Looks like an interesting alternative to something like EyeTV for watching and recording TV, if you have a tuner. Plus social gubbins.

  49. iPhone / iPod Touch Backup Extractor

    Need to try this out. I’d like an archive of my SMSes and this might help me extract them.

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