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Two desktop utilities in this week's show:

TotalSpaces2 - Spaces are a way of organising your desktop and has been in OSX for many years. However, you may have given up on standard Spaces in Mavericks due to it's limitations and inflexibility. TotalSpaces2 could be said to be what Spaces should have been originally. TotalSpaces2 gives you back full control of managing your virtual desktops, with many useful configuration options. TotalSpaces2 finally makes desktop spaces usable!

Screens - A neat solution to control and access your Mac desktops locally or remotely using both Macs and iOS devices. With a fully featured Mac client, Screens allows you to setup remote access via its elegant UI and includes a number of easily configurable options such as Quick Connect and custom keyboard shortcuts. Install ScreensConnect and use iCloud to sync your settings and also access your Macs remotely via the separately available Screens for iOS application.

The full tutorial covers:

  • Introduction
  • Virtual Desktops in Mavericks
  • installing Totalspaces
  • Spaces Layout
  • Working in Grid View
  • Customising Desktop Wallpapers
  • Navigating Your Spaces
  • Assigning Applications to Spaces
  • Edovia Screens Installation
  • Screens Library Interface
  • The Screen Sharing Interface
  • Setting Up Remote Access
  • Screens Preference Pane

Show Links:

TotalSpaces2

Screens - Mac App Store>

Screens - App Store

Video Tutorial Comments

(10 comments posted)

Katherine Wakefield

Found out about this app a month ago. Bought the TotalTerminal and TotalFinder to complete the awesomeness!

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Todd Olthoff

Awesome Katherine! Sounds like you are all set!

Jan Landy

I have been testing TotalSpaces2 and have just deleted it from my computer. It might be great if you are using one screen, but I use 2 and it cannot distinguish between the 2 screens. If you move up or across on one screen it also moves the other. It also does not remember what window you want it to open in even if you set it up in the options.

On the other hand I cannot live without Total Finder, which is an amazing

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Todd Olthoff

Thanks for the comment and sorry to hear about the frustration. I don't know if this would help, but here is the manual page on how to work with multiple monitors and Totalspaces 2: http://totalspaces.binaryage.com/multi-monitors2

Hope that helps.

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