1. Help
    April 1st, 2015 by Kenny Hemphill
    Batch resize images with Automator

    Automator is a tool included with OS X which allows you to build custom workflows to perform both simple and complex tasks, such as renaming files...

  2. Help
    December 8th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Finder labels too subtle? Create garish folder icons instead

    Reader Ingrid Sorenson finds some elements of OS X a little too subtle. She writes: In the past I used to assign labels to folders so that I could...

  3. Help
    December 5th, 2014 by Topher Kessler
    How to mount and manage non-native file systems in OS X with FUSE

    Mac OS X supports a handful of common file systems – HFS+, FAT32 and exFAT, with read-only support for NTFS. It can do this because the file systems...

  4. Blogs
    November 7th, 2014 by Glenn Fleishman
    iCloud Drive is backing up files you haven’t saved yet

    The line between local and remote storage started blurring long ago. The moment you could save a file from within a program on a Mac or other OS to...

  5. Features
    November 3rd, 2014 by Macworld Staff
    Hack your Mac

    Smart Mac users know that taking some time to figure out a faster way to do something pays off in the long run. That’s why they employ powerful...

  6. Help
    September 3rd, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    What exactly is “Other” hard drive storage?

    Reader Kevin Loy would like some details on how storage is being consumed on a relative’s hard drive. He writes: I read your article about freeing...

  7. Help
    August 29th, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    Master your windows with Moom and Zooom

    If you’re still fiddling with title bars and thin window edges to move and resize windows, Moom and Zooom can make window management easier and...

  8. App Guide
    August 27th, 2014 by Andrew Hayward
    FilePane

    For creative professionals – especially those with work that involves a social media or online content component – FilePane (Mac App Store link)...

  9. Help
    August 14th, 2014 by Topher Kessler
    Four Finder timesavers every smart Mac user should know

    For some users, ‘organising files’ in the Finder begins and ends with creating folders and moving files into them. But there are a bunch...

  10. App Guide
    August 13th, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    Folderol

    Mavericks’s Finder tags feature offers a number of benefits over the older file and folder labels, but one of the drawbacks of tags is that items...

  11. Help
    July 14th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to create a Screen Sharing shortcut

    Reader Jim Mullen seeks a swifter way to screen share. He writes: I use a Mac mini as a media center connected to my TV. Because I use it to store...

  12. Help
    May 7th, 2014 by Sharon Zardetto, Macworld
    Solving the mysteries of the Mail Downloads folder

    The scenario is straighforward: you receive a message with an attachment in Mail and double-click the attached file to open it in the appropriate...

  13. Help
    February 14th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Mac 101 wrap-up: panic optional

    Four hundred and ninety eight days and 68 lessons later, it’s time to apply the decorative ribbon to Mac 101. It was fun while it lasted, but I’m...

  14. Help
    January 11th, 2014 by James Galbraith
    Breathing new life into old Mac Pros

    As we saw in our first round of benchmarks, the new Mac Pro is more of a specialised workstation than a general purpose computer. In fact, unless...

  15. Help
    December 6th, 2013 by Kirk McElhearn
    Save time with OS X’s sidebar

    OS X’s Finder is your window onto the documents, spreadsheets, photos, and other files you’ve tucked away on your Mac and other connected computers...

  16. Help
    November 4th, 2013 by Christopher Breen
    How to make the most of Mavericks’ Finder tags

    Mavericks’ Finder tags feature gives you the ability to assign labels and keywords to your files and folders, which is a mighty fine thing if you’re...

  17. App Guide
    August 12th, 2013 by David Chartier
    TotalFinder

    Apple’s forthcoming Mavericks update to OS X will finally bring some new features to the Finder. But BinaryAge’s TotalFinder 1.4 still offers...

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