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the first impression you get when trying out new software will colour your views on it to a point that you may never use it after the first play with it. Eazydraw is a Mac graphics application that i tried out and I ended up with mixed views about it. It has some good points and a few bad points. Which emotion won the day with EazyDraw?
Top ten applications for the plain vanilla iPad user. A range of applications that every iPad user should have a look at for daily use with the Apple tablet. Something to work with and something to play with and something to keep you organised.
Searching for files by using tagging, fuzzy word search, kind, boolean searches with Houdahspot. Do you need it or can you get by with Spotlight, Tagit and Alfred. There are free applications and is it work lashing out on the paid apps if all of what you need is covered already.
Looking at the Pixelmator Mac Application- Is It The Best Graphics Design Software For Mac. What can you do with it and how is it going to compare with other Mac Graphics applications like Acorn and Picturesque, Pixelmator certainly looks great does it live up to its drop dead gorgeous looks.
Ordinary note taking or note taking for a specific purpose or would you rather find an application that does it all including adding pictures, audio video clips, PDF's and more. Here is a range of a top eight selection of note taking applications for the iPad
Saving time is what we love about our computers the most, and with the Mac there are some great small applications that do only one thing but do it really well. Here are two applications that I recommend for dealing with events in iCal without having to open the application iCal itself. Huge time saver and the applications work really well too.
There are bitmaps and there are vector graphics. Which of theses should you be using and why. Then you have to choose from a huge choice of programs, some are vector only, some are bitmap and some do both. How do we decide which is going to work best for what we want to do graphically?
When you work on a project you could easily create many types of files all for the same project. For finding all the files quickly it is a good idea to tag the files with the name of the project. You can also use multiple tags for instance if you want to be able to find sub sets of files. Here are a few options for file tagging in OSX. Houdahspot, Tagit, Default Folders and Hazel.
If you are going to buy bitmap editing software for Mac then Acorn is definitely one of the Mac softwares to look at to see if it meets your needs for creating and manipulating your bitmap images. Acorn actually has tools for making vector shapes within the software similar to the way that Skitch also uses vector graphics on top of the desktop snaps it makes.
First of all the question is - What is a screencast and why should I want to make one? There are many things that we want to do, or would like to do be able to do with our computers. Sometimes it can be difficult to work out...
There a mountain of video convertors that claim to do it just right for the iPad but why pay to do the conversion when there is the excellent cross platform convertor MPEG StreamClip. Put in the correct setting and save them as a presert and you will always have the best conversion of your video for your iPad.
One of may favourite applications on my Macs and on my iOS devices. Evernote is great for creating notes and also for clipping information from web pages. All my notes in one place and searchable so that I need never again forget anything.
Mac Podcasts abound due to the delight that Mac users take in talking about their Mac and there favourite computer company. Here is a selection of Mac podcasts with a review of the podcast. You will find Mac audio podcasts and also video based podcast, talking to camera or screencasts.
Moving files to the iPad can seem a bit of a challenge until you get used to the way of working that is needed with the device. There are workarounds and some depend on the type of file you want to move. Some depend on using great utilities like DropBox and GoodReader. The Camera Connection Kit from Apple also can be effective for moving certain files to and from.
There is a microphone on the amazing iPad and it is situated next to the 3.5mm jack socket for the earphones. You can use it with any of the iPad applications that allow you to take audio notes for example Voice memos, Audio Boo, Evernote, Caster, iTalk and you...
Testing vector graphics design tools to compare with the 300 pound gorilla that is Adobe Illustrator and I have a review of Sketch which is an inexpensive application to use on the Mac. Good at some things and needing some work in other areas. Could it be what you care looking for in a graphics application?
FatPaint is and online graphics editing software dealing with vectors and bitmaps. The 3D manipulation is just one of its impressive features. Would be a tough learning curve due to all the functionality and could be frustrating on a slow internet connection. How does it compare with Illustrator and Vector Designer for usability?