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View Extra Audio Details in Snow Leopard

In Snow Leopard, Option-clicking the Volume icon in the menu bar displays a list of sound input and output devices. Choose one to switch to it; it's much easier than using the Sound preference pane. Also, hold Shift and click the icon to set the system volume, which is separate from the general output volume.

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ScreenFlow 5: Record Mac and iOS Screens

You might think that capturing video from a screen and editing it into something usable is a niche task, but it’s invaluable when demonstrating how to do something on a computer or iOS device.

 
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Fujifilm XQ1: A Professional Point-and-Shoot?

Fission 2.2.2

FunBITS: PhotoCard Is a Modern Postcard for iPad and iPhone

Corel Painter 2015

GraphicConverter 9.3

Macphun Tonality Makes Black-and-White Photos Pop

Audio Hijack Pro 2.11.0, Nicecast 1.11.0, Airfoil 4.8.7, and Piezo 1.2.5

The Birth of the Ebook

ScreenFlow 4.5.2

 

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Aperture’s Golden Hour

Final Cut Pro X 10.1.2, Compressor 4.1.2, Motion 5.1.1

DealBITS Discount: Save 70% on Live Interior 3D

DealBITS Drawing: Win a Copy of Live Interior 3D

Learn to Podcast with “Take Control of Podcasting on the Mac”

Fission 2.2.1

ScreenFlow 4.5.1

Audio Hijack Pro 2.10.10 and Nicecast 1.10.10

Pixelmator 3.2

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New for iOS 8: TextExpander 3 with custom keyboard.
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
such as “Tx” for “TextExpander”. With the new custom keyboard,
you can expand abbreviations in any app, including Safari and
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