Slowly but surely Pages is getting back all the features it lost when Apple relaunched it a few years back. One of those recovered features is linked text boxes, and Michael Cohen tells you how the new, improved system works. We also have a tip for getting the full resolution out of your iMovie, and we take a look at the just-released Mailplane 4, which rolls Gmail into a Mac-native client. The only notable Mac app release this week is RapidWeaver 8.0.
Linked text boxes disappeared from Apple’s Pages in 2013, but after years of wandering in the wilderness, the powerful layout feature has returned better than ever.
Is your iMovie output stuck at 720p, even though you fed it a higher resolution video? While trying to record a screencast from a 27-inch Retina iMac, Josh Centers discovered the fix.
On the Mac, Mailplane is a good fit for Gmail users who like Google’s Web-based interface but also want desktop features. With version 4, Mailplane rolls out many changes, including a new reliance on the Google Chrome browser under the hood, enabling the use of Gmail-focused Chrome extensions.
Major upgrade for the Web design and publishing software brings a cleaner, more refined user interface and a new responsive Device Preview feature. ($89 new, $69 upgrade, 76.7 MB)