Preview is one of those under-recognized apps designed by Apple. It is the default PDF reader for OS X, which many people end up replacing with Adobe Reader.
Preview has a lot of features many people don’t know about. I’ve written before about Instant Alpha and signing PDFs with your real signature. Some new features in Yosemite include the ability to annotate with Loupes and Speech Bubbles. Continue reading “OS X Yosemite: Annotate Photos in Preview with Loupes, Speech Bubbles, and More”
Use Preview’s Instant Alpha feature to erase backgrounds in images or make certain parts transparent.
Start with a base image. In this example, I use a picture of the Minneapolis skyline and will try to remove the fog/clouds on top of the building.
Open your image in Preview. Click the Edit button and then the Instant Alpha button. Continue reading “OS X: Instant Alpha Using Preview”
You can add your signature to PDFs using your Mac. Sign official documents using your own hand-written signautre. Sign business letters, tax forms, or any other document requiring your signature.
I rarely have access to a fax machine and have found that most places will accept my documents when signed using this method. Continue reading “OS X: Sign PDF Documents Using Your Real Signature Using Preview”