Mac OS X Video Tutorials
- Screenshot Shortcuts (1m49s, 7.5 MB)
You can take a screenshot of your entire screen by using the shortcut Command + Shift + 3. In this movie, you will learn how to take a screenshot of a selection as well as how to take a screenshot of just a window.
- The Dock (2m33s, 8.3 MB)
The Dock contains shortcuts to your applications. In this movie, you will learn how to add and remove shortcuts to customize the Dock, as well as how to change your Dock preferences.
- The Finder (2m30s, 10.1 MB)
The Finder allows you to view and manage the files and folders on your computer. This movie shows you what the different buttons in a Finder window do.
- Spotlight (2m25s, 9.6 MB)
Spotlight is the system wide search feature built into Mac OS X. This movie shows you how to use Spotlight to find files and folders on your computer, as well as how to modify Spotlight preferences and how to save searches.
- Exposé (29s, 2 MB)
Exposé allows to view all of the windows you have open at the same time by pressing a keyboard shortcut (F9). Expose can be used to quickly switch windows.
- Application Switcher (31s, 7.5 MB)
The Application Switcher gives you a quick way to view all the running programs on your computer. You can then use a keyboard shortcut or your mouse to switch to a different program. This movie also shows you how to use the Application Switcher to close an application.
- Dashboard (2m09s, 8.6 MB)
Dashboard allows you to run a series of small programs in the background. These programs are known as widgets and can be used to perform a specific task or get information at a glance. This movie shows you how to open Dashboard, add widgets, and manage widgets.
- Changing Background/Screensaver (1m18s, 5.3 MB)
This movie shows you how to customize your computer by changing the desktop background or selecting a different screensaver.
- Introduction to iChat (3m02s, 12.2 MB)
This movie shows you the basics of iChat: how to change your status message, how to change your buddy icon, and how to start a text and video chat.