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Add Notes to Pre-existing Recordings in Pear Note

While most people think of Pear Note as a tool for recording notes live, it can be used to take notes on pre-existing recordings as well. If you have an audio or video recording that you'd like to take notes on in Pear Note, simply:

  1. Drag the audio/video file to Pear Note and import it into a new document.
  2. Hit play.
  3. Click the lock to unlock the text of the note.

Now you can take notes that will be synced to the recording, just as if you'd recorded them live.

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/09-May-05

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Tiger Shipping and Educational Discount Problems -- A few people didn't receive their pre-ordered copies of Tiger when promised, though some report being offered free software as compensation. Also, Apple's educational discount seems to apply only online, not in Apple retail stores, though there have been some exceptions. (7 messages)

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Tiger Safari Improvements -- Safari 2.0 appears to handle memory much better than previous versions. (2 messages)

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Mail.app in Tiger -- A reader runs into "fantastically strange" behavior in the new version of Mail, amid discussion of the program's new, altered interface. (3 messages)

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iChat AV in Tiger -- How well does iChat AV under Tiger work with previous versions under Panther? One reader sees unexpected behavior. (2 messages)

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Nits related to Unix in Tiger -- Tiger now handles extended data information (resource forks) differently than earlier versions, and other Unix specifics. (13 messages)

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Tiger installation troubles -- A reader encounters unusually slow backup copying with Retrospect Express prior to installing Tiger, and others note which approaches they took when upgrading to the new operating system version. (5 messages)

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Dashboard Usability -- Does Dashboard's layer-based approach work well, or is it a hindrance? (6 messages)

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