MacMost: Keynote

Cinematic Text Reveal With Mac Keynote
11/5/20
You can create a cinematic text reveal using just Keynote and iMovie on your Mac. By using a shape mask in Keynote, you can place some parts of an image on top of your text and other parts behind it. You can also mask titles with a green screen to then use in iMovie on top of actual video footage.
10 Ideas For Styling Title Text In Pages and Keynote
10/28/20
By using more than one text formatting or styling technique at a time, you can create title text that stands out more than just making the text large and bold. Here are 10 ideas for styling text that you can use in Pages and Keynote.
Tips and Tricks For Using Shapes In Pages, Numbers And Keynote
10/15/20
The shapes in Pages, Numbers and Keynote can be used to spruce up a document or presentation. You can do much more with them besides a simple color fill and border.
How To Make Custom App Icons In iOS 14
10/7/20
You can use the free Apple Keynote app to make custom icons for your iPhone's Home Screen. You can use the shapes in Keynote and style them, or draw your own. Then use Shortcuts to place the icons on your Home Screen.
How To Embed a YouTube Video Into a Keynote Presentation
10/6/20
A new feature of Keynote is the ability to embed a YouTube or Vimeo video right into a slide in your presentation. Then you can show the video without having to switch to a web browser.
How To Create Flash Cards On Your Mac
9/29/20
You can use Keynote on your Mac to create digital flash cards to study or quiz others. Each slide can contain the question and answer, but you can use builds to have only the question shown at first. You can shuffle these cards manually and also print them.
Building a Clock Overlay For Your iMovie Videos
9/18/20

If you need a clock or countdown timer in your iMovie video, you can create one in Keynote and export it to use in iMovie. You can manually create each second as a slide, or use this simple script to add all of the slides automatically. In iMovie you can adjust the size, color and even reverse the overlay to count down or up.

4 Ways To Present From Mac Keynote Over Zoom
8/21/20
Showing a Keynote presentation over Zoom can easily become a mess with the audience seeing your document window and other things on your screen. You can use Zoom's ability to share a window and Keynote's new ability to present in a window to simplify things. But the best way to present is to use Keynote Live and let Zoom handle the video and audio while Keynote Live shows the presentation. To get the discount on the course, use the coupon code "keynote863" before it expires on August 28, 2020. https://courses.macmost.com/courses/keynote/?cc=keynote863
17 Keynote Tips for Mac
8/4/20
Here are some handy tips for using Keynote on your Mac. You can fill shapes or text with images, add links, record audio per slide, and insert math equations. You can also create animations that swap letters or draw lines. You can even use Keynote to create simple web site. That and much more!
Playing Video Or Audio Across Keynote Slides
7/13/20
A new feature in Keynote is the ability to place a video or audio clip across several slides. The media will continue to play as you advance through the presentation. You can use this to make better introduction slides or present a video over a series of slides with different information at specific times.
How To Use Video Overlays In iMovie For iOS
6/29/20
You can use images as video overlays for iMovie on your iPhone or iPad in the same way you do it for Mac. The Keynote app for iOS is a great way to create these images, which must have transparent backgrounds. Switching between Keynote and iMovie you can add text, shapes, lines or almost any sort of overlay image easily.
How To Draw Attention To Text In Keynote
6/11/20
In Keynote most transition and animation effects involve whole text boxes and other objects. If you want to emphasize a single word or phrase inside a text box, you need to get creative. Here are some techniques that you can use to draw attention to pieces of text during your presentation.
Create the Double Exposure Effect Without Photoshop
5/20/20
The double exposure effect is an interesting way to combine two ideas in the same image. You can create this by using tools like Photoshop. But on your Mac, there is also a way to do it using Apple's Keynote app. You can cut out an image using Instant Alpha and place another image in that space. You can then blend it with the original image.
How To Make Square Videos With a Mac
5/15/20
There are times when you want to produce square-shaped video, such as for social media feeds. You can't do that with iMovie, but you can take video into Keynote and export it as true square video. You can zoom in to a portion of the video in the square, or include the entire width of the video with text and graphics above and below it.
Extreme Video Special Effects Using Keynote
5/12/20
Instead of creating graphics in Keynote and overlaying them in iMovie, you can bring video into Keynote and overlay multiple special effects, then export a new version of the clip. You can even animate the video itself.
How To Add Text in iMovie Using a Typewriter Effect
4/13/20
While there is no typewriter effect title in iMovie, you can easily add it with the help of Keynote. This can appear as text by itself anywhere you want, or you can get creative with more graphics like a search box that appears over your video.
Collaborating With Shared iCloud Drive Folders
4/6/20
A new feature of macOS 10.15.4 and the latest versions of Pages, Numbers and Keynote is the ability to collaborate using shared iCloud Drive folders. Once you share a folder, you can create documents in those folders and they are instantly ready for real-time collaboration with no additional steps. This can be used to work on a whole set of files with your team over the course of a project, or permanently.
Create Beautiful Photo Slideshows In Mac Keynote
3/3/20
While you can use iMovie or Photos to create slideshows, Keynote is probably the most advanced tool with the most options. You can quickly import many photos onto individual slides. Then you can work with each slide to scale and adjust each photo. You can add text and transitions. You can even create a Ken Burns effect by moving and scaling a photo over time. Once you have perfected your slideshow, you can export it as a video to share. You can also record naration to include in the video.
How To Create Simple Animation With Mac Keynote
2/28/20
While Keynote is primarily a presentation tool, you can also animate objects with movement, rotation, opacity and scaling. You can include these animations as part of a presentation, or build them to use as animated GIFs or segments of a video.
Creating Organizational Charts In Mac Pages Or Keynote
2/19/20
You don't need special software to create beautiful organizational charts on your Mac. You can use the shapes in Pages and Keynote along with techniques like groups, images in shapes, and connection lines. Learn the skills you need to build any diagram design.