UPDATE: If you installed this script today (2016-08-15), you may need to update it. I added a line in the script that should prevent duplicate pages from being appended. There are plenty of apps that help you merge PDFs into a single file, but if you want something faster with a “native” feel, you can set up […]
Microsoft Office for OS X is usually very sluggish and slow. This is one reason I don’t like working with DOCs or DOCXs in OS X. Yes, you can easily view the document using QuickLook (pressing the Space bar while the file is highlighted), but if you actually want to open the file and manipulate it, you […]
Create animated GIFs from the OS X Finder in just seconds. It only takes a few minutes to set up and will give you a “native” feeling without the need to install any additional software. Plus, you never need to open an app to create the GIF, you can just highlight files > right-click > Make Animated […]
macOS Seirra has this built in now, but older version of OS X can still make use of this.
OS X Yosemite has a new feature called Dictation Commands. This allows you to press Function key twice, speak your command, and then have the computer do something for you. While there are some useful built in ones, it is much more interesting to make your own. In this example, I make a Star Trek-style […]
Automator seems to be one of those unknown or ignored Apple-made apps. But it is very powerful and can save you a lot of time. It has also been part of OS X for a long time. Purpose To save time by automatically scaling down images (while keeping the original file) to a pre-set size as opposed […]