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Launchbar 6 Update

Date: 1st August 2014

Duration: 30:08

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Launchbar has recently had a major update with the release of Launchbar V6. Primarily known as an "Application Launcher", Launchbar is actually much more complex, and much more capable than that.

This episode is not a full review of Launchbar 6, but is intended to give a flavour of some of the new features, especially for Alfred users who are intrigued as to how Launchbar now differs from Alfred.

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Creating Documentation with Clarify 2

Date: 25th July 2014

Duration: 30:55

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Clarify 2 is the brand new version of the app designed to make producing screenshot based documentation a breeze.

With built in screenshot tools and comprehensive annotation tools, making support documentation has never been easier.

Whether it's to show friends, family or colleagues how to step through simple or complex processes, or even as a reminder to yourself, Clarify 2 takes away the friction of producing outstanding and easy to follow documentation.

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Alfred Refresher & 9 Killer Workflows

Date: 28th June 2014

Duration: 58:00

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Something different this week, a live episode of ScreenCastsOnline!

Direct from MacMania17, I've included one of the live sessions as this week's Mac show, covering a refresher on Alfred, as well as a look at 9 killer workflows to boost your productivity.

Take a look at the video page for a full list of links to the workflows.

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Home Inventory for Mac

Date: 7th June 2014

Duration: 31:56

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Home Inventory is an easy to use application that allows you to rapidly build a catalogue of all your possessions, or keep track of your various collections of "stuff".

In conjunction with two free iOS helper apps, Home Inventory takes the friction out of building a personal database of all your belongings, to help you stay organised and give you peace of mind! Highly rated on the Mac App store, Home Inventory has previously been a Mac App Store Editors' Choice and a Mac App Store Best of 2013 pick.

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Home Inventory - Remote Phone & Mobile Backup

Date: 7th June 2014

Duration: 18:56

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Following on from this week's Mac show, Allison Sheridan takes us through two free iOS helper applications for "Home Inventory" on the Mac.

Home Inventory Remote Photo - To capture barcodes and images of items to transfer into your Home Inventory application.

Mobile Backup - To back up your Home Inventory database to your iOS device.

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Easy Photo and Video Transfers with PhotoSync

Date: 22nd May 2014

Duration: 16:20

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PhotoSync allows you to transfer photos and videos to your other devices (as well as most cloud based services) in an instant. Simply select your images or videos, select your target and boom!

With support for iPhone, iPad, Mac, Android as well as Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, Box and more, PhotoSync removes any friction in transferring your media.

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Documents 5 - Part 2

Date: 16th May 2014

Duration: 15:22

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Documents 5 is a multifunctional application. It's a file viewer, media player and download manager, all wrapped up as a free iPad and iPhone application.

This second of a two part series explores some of the more advanced features of Documents 5.

With support for a wide range of file types such as PDF, iWork and Office files, Documents 5 is a central hub to manage and review your files, and so much more.

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Little Snitch 3

Date: 9th May 2014

Duration: 36:45

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Little Snitch 3 gives you absolute control of what your Mac connects to, and what or who connects to it!

Little Snitch is an application designed to improve the security of your Mac by constantly identifying in-bound as well as out-bound connection requests to and from your Mac. Once identified, Little Snitch will enable you to allow or deny such requests, giving you full control of all network connections.

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Documents 5 - Part 1

Date: 9th May 2014

Duration: 18:19

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Documents 5 is a multifunctional application. It's a File viewer, media player and download manager, all wrapped up as a free iPad and iPhone application.

With support for a wide range of file types such as PDF, iWork and Office files, Documents 5 gives you a central hub to manage and review your files, and so much more.

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Paprika Recipe Manager for Mac

Date: 2nd May 2014

Duration: 29:40

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Paprika Recipe Manager is designed to help you with all aspects of your cooking.

With it you can browse the web to research and find new recipes, capture recipes directly from supported websites with a single click, produce smart grocery lists for single recipes or even an entire week's worth at the touch of a button.

Paprika is the ultimate recipe manager, assisting you whilst you cook with multiple timers, pinned recipes and some other clever tools. It can even help you plan your meals and assemble menus.

Add in cross platform support and seamless syncing, and you'll wonder how you ever managed without it!

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Paprika Recipe Manager for iOS

Date: 2nd May 2014

Duration: 20:12

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Paprika Recipe Manager is designed to help you with all aspects of your cooking.

With it you can browse the web to research and find new recipes, capture recipes directly from supported websites with a single click, produce smart grocery lists for single recipes or even an entire week's worth at the touch of a button.

Paprika is the ultimate recipe manager, assisting you whilst you cook with multiple timers, pinned recipes and some other clever tools. It can even help you plan your meals and assemble menus.

Add in cross platform support and seamless syncing, and you'll wonder how you ever managed without it!

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Default Folder X

Date: 11th April 2014

Duration: 34:32

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OSX is great, but some things could be better!

Case in point is the File Open and File Save dialogue boxes.

Yes, you can open and save files, but sometimes it would be really useful to do more than that, without having to switch to the Finder. And wouldn't it be great if you could assign a "default folder" to save or open files on an App by App basis?

Well you can do all this and more with the indispensable utility - Default Folder X

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TeamViewer Quick Support for iOS

Date: 11th April 2014

Duration: 14:04

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I've previously taken a look at TeamViewer, and how it can be utilised to remotely control your Mac, either from another Mac or an iOS device.

But in this post PC world, how do we manage to remotely support iOS devices?

TeamViewer Quick Support allows you to remotely diagnose or support iPads and iPhones from your Mac.

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OmniOutliner 4 - Part 2

Date: 21st March 2014

Duration: 30:05

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OmniOutliner is the premier outlining application for the Mac and iPad, and has recently had a major update on both the Mac and iPad.

In this episode, Tim Stringer will take us through some of the more advanced features including using multiple columns, importing and exporting data and OmniPresence.

One of the strengths of the latest versions of OmniOutliner is the cross platform compatibility, so you can freely exchange documents with both the Mac and iPad. OmniPresence allows for the syncing of documents without relying on iCloud.

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OmniOutliner for iPad - Part 2

Date: 21st March 2014

Duration: 20:35

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Give structure and clarity to any task. OmniOutliner will help you to focus on the important things and not waste time on endless formatting, locating the notes from last week or remembering great ideas that seemed to be so tangible, yet just vanish the next day.

OmniOutliner assumes the job of collecting, organizing and structuring the information you provide, so that you can concentrate on the essence of your work. People from many various disciplines can benefit from this tool, helping them to be productive and organised.

In this final part of a two part series, Tim Stringer takes us through some of the more advanced features of OmniOutliner on the iPad, and demonstrates applying styles and formatting to your outlines. Tim also takes a look at syncing your outlines between your Macs and iPads using the free OmniPresence service.

Missed Part 1? - If you're not an existing ScreenCastsOnline member, you can get the full version of this tutorial delivered to your inbox completely for free, as well as part 2, also for free! For more information on this special time limited offer, click the "More Info" button now!

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OmniOutliner 4 - Part 1

Date: 14th March 2014

Duration: 29:35

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Give structure and clarity to any task. OmniOutliner will help you to focus on the important things and not waste time on endless formatting, locating the notes from last week or remembering great ideas that seemed to be so tangible, yet just vanish the next day.

OmniOutliner assumes the job of collecting, organizing and structuring the information you provide, so that you can concentrate on the essence of your work. People from many various disciplines can benefit from this tool, helping them to be productive and organised.

In this first of a two part series, Tim Stringer takes us through the basics of OmniOutliner on the Mac, and demonstrates document creation and how to re-structure your outline, once you have entered some initial information. Tim also takes a look at the changes to the OmniOutliner User Interface and styling your outline using the built in style controls and predefined templates.

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OmniOutliner for iPad - Part 1

Date: 14th March 2014

Duration: 18:26

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Give structure and clarity to any task. OmniOutliner will help you to focus on the important things and not waste time on endless formatting, locating the notes from last week or remembering great ideas that seemed to be so tangible, yet just vanish the next day.

OmniOutliner assumes the job of collecting, organizing and structuring the information you provide, so that you can concentrate on the essence of your work. People from many various disciplines can benefit from this tool, helping them to be productive and organised.

In this first of a two part series, Tim Stringer takes us through the basics of OmniOutliner on the iPad, and demonstrates document creation and how to re-structure your outline, once you have entered some initial information.

Time Limited Free Offer - If you're not an existing ScreenCastsOnline member, you can get the full version of this tutorial delivered to your inbox completely for free. For more information on this special time limited offer, click the "More Info" button now!

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Mail Pilot for Mac

Date: 1st March 2014

Duration: 32:39

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Mail Pilot is an alternative to using Apple's Mail application.

With support for most of the leading Mail platforms (except for Exchange), Mail Pilot has a different spin on traditional email. It makes it simple to start "processing" your email, rather than just reading it and leaving it in your inbox.

Mail Pilot allows you to read, file, organise, add reminders and other actions to your emails, all with a few simple keystrokes.

In this week's show, Todd Olthoff takes you through the basics of Mail Pilot on the Mac, and also explores Mail Pilot on iOS on this week's iOS show - SCOI0152

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Mail Pilot on iOS

Date: 1st March 2014

Duration: 23:11

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Mail Pilot is an alternative to using Apple's Mail application.

With support for most of the leading Mail platforms (except for Exchange), Mail Pilot has a different spin on traditional email. It makes it simple to start "processing" your email, rather than just reading it and leaving it in your inbox.

Mail Pilot allows you to read, file, organise, add reminders and other actions to your emails, all with a few simple keystrokes.

In this week's show, Todd Olthoff takes you through the basics of Mail Pilot on iOS, and also explores Mail Pilot on the Mac on this week's mac show - SCOM0441

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AppleScript Primer

Date: 15th February 2014

Duration: 31:02

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"AppleScript is an English-like language used to create script files and applets that control the actions of the computer and the applications that run on it" - macosxautomation.com

You can do a lot with Services and Automator on the Mac, but unleash the power of AppleScript, and you'll be amazed at what can be achieved.

This week's show is an AppleScript primer, designed to demystify AppleScript and give you some pointers to explore further. Even if you don't want to become an AppleScript guru, the show will help you modify, run and save sample AppleScripts that you may find already written on the web.