1. Help
    May 29th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to capture movies of your iOS device’s screen

    A reader who wishes to remain anonymous has a question about capturing an iOS screen for broadcast. This person writes: I’m creating a website of...

  2. Help
    February 20th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to play .avi movies in Mavericks

    Reader Jon Nunes has old movies and a new operating system that don’t see eye to eye. He writes: “I have a lot of old .avi movies from the...

  3. Help
    December 3rd, 2013 by Christopher Breen
    Constructing an iMovie project

    Given the holiday season is upon us, in the near future many are likely to be launching a copy of iMovie to piece together movies of family and friends....

  4. Help
    October 11th, 2013 by Christopher Breen
    Getting started with iMovie

    This week we begin our exploration of Apple’s video editing application, iMovie ’11. With it you can import bits of video (called clips) from...

  5. App Guide
    October 5th, 2013 by Christopher Breen

    When you mention HandBrake around media-savvy Mac users, DVD ripping is the first thing that comes to mind. And while HandBrake is indeed a great...

  6. Help
    September 30th, 2013 by Jason Snell Macworld
    How to use iPhone 5s Slo-Mo videos on the Mac

    The iPhone 5s introduces a new Slo-Mo camera mode, in which you can create videos that seamlessly slide from normal video to super-smooth slow-motion...

  7. App Guide
    September 3rd, 2013 by Christopher Breen

    iTunes and QuickTime can convert a variety of audio files to other formats, but not all of them. You need plug-ins in order to convert file formats...

  8. Help
    August 9th, 2013 by Christopher Breen
    Getting started with QuickTime Player X

    As a newish Mac user, you may wonder what allows your computer to display pictures and play music and movies. Wonder no longer. This bit of media...

  9. Help
    July 14th, 2013 by Christopher Breen
    Twenty more technical terms every Mac user should know

    Last week I introduced you to 20 computer terms you should know. In addition to a few ‘thanks for that’ responses, I also received a...

  10. Blogs
    July 1st, 2013 by Michael deAgonia
    What makes OS X Mavericks so special?

    Not surprisingly, iOS 7 got most of the attention at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference earlier this month. Given the importance of the...

  11. Help
    June 18th, 2013 by Christopher Breen
    Ripped DVDs and the empty AUDIO_TS folder

    A reader who wishes to remain anonymous is curious about the structure of DVDs. He or she writes: A friend has a DVD that he needs to turn into a...

  12. Help
    April 15th, 2013 by Ted Landau
    Bugs & Fixes: SandboxCleaner cleans up QuickTime component crashes

    Do you use third-party Mac applications to access video or photo files? If you are using versions of these apps obtained from the Mac App Store, have...

  13. Help
    September 13th, 2012 by Karl Hodge
    10 tips to take control of audio on your Mac

    Your Mac is purpose made for multimedia creation and consumption. Built in tools help you manage and organise documents, photos, videos and audio....

  14. News
    June 11th, 2012 by Ashleigh Allsopp
    Apple applies for superior QuickTime control interface patent

    Apple has filed an application for a patent covering new QuickTime interface controls. However, the filing is only the second in a week, provoking...

  15. Help
    August 24th, 2011 by Martin Kingsley
    WMA in iTunes

    I have recently bought a MacBook Pro, making the change from a PC. I have a question: How do you save WMA music files into ITunes? Is there something...

  16. News
    August 7th, 2011 by Philip Michaels
    QuickTime security update for Leopard, Windows

    With much of the focus on Mac OS X Lion these days, it’s easy to forget that some Mac users still run older versions of the Mac operating system–older...

  17. Help
    July 26th, 2011 by Christopher Breen
    Install QuickTime 7 Pro with Lion

    Reader Randy Immel wants the best of both worlds on his Mac. He writes: When I installed Lion on my iMac I wiped its hard drive and then installed...

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