Videos by Category: Mac Software

11/28/08
New Macs no longer come with telephone modems, making it hard to use them to send faxes. But two services allow you to send faxes for free or at very low cost. There are ways to receive faxes as email as well.
11/26/08
How to use the built-in Mac OS X spell check in many applications like TextEdit, Mail and Safari. You can make it learn new words and reset your custom dictionary.
11/10/08

Sometimes removing an application isn't as easy as dragging the application to the trash. Learn how to find the files that are left behind and clean up after an uninstall.

9/22/08
Gary Rosenzweig looks at Jing from TechSmith. This free screen capture software for Mac and Windows allows you to quickly capture and share images and video from your computer.
9/19/08
Gary Rosenzweig looks at the software DVD Drive-In for Mac. This makes an image of a DVD on your MacBook's hard drive so you can watch the DVD while traveling without having to bring the DVD with you.
8/25/08
Gary Rosenzweig takes a look at VoodooPad, the personal wiki software for Mac. He uses it for to-do lists, taking notes and organizing information.
8/22/08
Gary Rosenzweig takes a look at Wallpaper Clocks, arrtistic desktop wallpapers that also include a live clock and changing graphics.
6/23/08
Gary Rosenzweig looks at how you can save money on Mac software by shopping around at online stores.
6/20/08
Gary Rosenzweig takes a look at the FireFox 3 browser for Mac. New features include smooth zoom, better bookmarking and site identification.
6/4/08
Gary Rosenzweig takes a look at NeatReceipts, a scanner and software that lets you digitize and organize receipts, bills and other documents.
5/16/08
Gary Rosenzweig reviews the speech recognition software MacSpeech Dictate.
3/12/08
Gary Rosenzweig takes a look at seven pieces of software that capture video from your screen actions.
2/28/08
Gary Rosenzweig takes a look at some alternative to the Dashboard Widget calculator that ships with Leopard.
2/13/08
Gary Rosenzweig takes a look at Neat Receipts, a small scanner and software that allows you to organize your accounting.
2/4/08
Gary Rosenzweig and Eve Park take a look at two programs for the Mac that allow you to draw. The first is Eazy Draw, a vector drawing program. The second is Doozla, a drawing program for kids.
1/30/08
Eve Park takes a look at Piano Wizard, a program that teaches you how to play songs on the piano using a MIDI keyboard and game-like interface.
1/25/08
Gary Rosenzweig interviews Matthew Covington from SmithMicro at MacWorld Expo about the compression program StuffIt.
1/9/08
Gary Rosenzweig looks at alternatives for casual users to Microsoft Word. These include Pages, Nisus, Papyrus, OpenOffice, ThinkFree, AbiWord, Google Docs and others.
1/3/08
Gary Rosenzweig looks at all the cool news features in Dictionary with Leopard. You can look up definitions, thesaurus entries, a special Apple dictionary, Wikipedia and Japanese dictionaries. You can also see dictionary front matter and look up words while in other applications.