Mac Operating System Tutorials
Current tutorials for the Mac Operating System. These include the current version of MacOS (High Sierra) and the previous version (Sierra) for people who have not updated to the latest OS yet. Previous versions are located in the Archives section below.
In this tutorial we look at what’s new in macOS High Sierra. Apple didn’t add a lot of features to this update, but they did make some under the hood changes including changes that could possibly make your computer faster and save space. The features they did add are more app specific and we’ll look […]
Are you wanting to learn more about how to use your Mac? We can help with Tutor for Mac: Beyond the Basics. Lessons include setting up the default behaviors of your Mac with the System Preferences, installing and deleting apps, grouping documents into folders, and more. If you need to learn more about your Mac, […]
Would you like to learn more about your Mac? We can help with your Tutor for Mac: The Basics. We cover the basics of the Mac operating system. These lessons are design to help you get started with your Mac. We hope they help!
Apple changed more than the name in macOS Sierra, they also added a number of new features including a new look for the notification center and today view, keeping folders on top when sorting, sharing your Desktop and Documents folder with other Macs and iOS Devices, tools for optimizing your hard Drive, the ability to […]
Mac App Tutorials
Current Mac app tutorials. Previous versions of these apps are located in the Archives section below.
Have you ever wanted to take a screenshot on your Mac running macOS High Sierra or an older operating system? Not sure how? In this tutorial I’ll show you how you can take screenshots on your Mac. I first show you how using key commands, this is usually how I do it, but I also […]
Did you know your Mac comes with an app that lets you take notes as sticky notes? With these Stickies we can format the text, add images, and add links. We can also change the color of a Stickies Note as well as make it translucent and have it float above all your other windows. […]
In this tutorial we look at how Image Capture on the Mac imports photos and videos from our camera and how we scan documents with Image Capture. This includes importing into folders, viewing EXIF data, and doing detailed scans by setting the DPI, file type for scanned documents, and applying image correction.
Learn all about using Reminders on the Mac with Tutor for Reminders. This relatively short tutorial is just over 30 minutes and covers everything you need to get the most out of Reminders including the different ways to create reminders, viewing completed reminders, managing lists, setting priorities, setting when and where you want to be reminded, using Siri to create reminders, creating reminders from other apps , and sharing reminders lists. Get the most out of the Reminders app on your Mac with Tutor for Reminders.
In this tutorial we look at the Notes app on the Mac. We cover everything from how to get around the app, changing the Notes preferences, using Siri to create notes, floating a note window, pinning notes to the top of your notes list, inserting images and maps, creating links, browsing your attachments, locking a […]
In this tutorial we look at iCloud on the Mac. We start out by discussing what is iCloud and then we go to setting up iCloud on your Mac. From there we look at the various services iCloud has to offer in detail including sharing photos, sharing files, sharing notes, sharing calendars, and more. We […]
Learn how to use Tap Forms 5 database from Tap Forms in Tutor for Tap Forms 5. With this database you’ll be able to manage multiple lists or forms to help you be more productive. Create lists or forms for managing your home inventory, bank accounts, loyalty cards, memberships, clients, and more. Not sure how to […]
Learn how to use Microsoft Excel with our tutorial Tutor for Microsoft Excel. This tutorial covers the Mac version of Excel and includes 49 easy-to-follow video lessons. We start out by looking at the interface to Excel and how to create documents and save a document as a template. From there we look at working […]
Have you ever wanted to resize an image with your Mac? Or change an image from a JPG to a PNG? How about combine multiple PDFs into a single PDF? With the Preview app on the Mac you can do this and more! The Preview app not only opens PDFS and images, but it also […]
Become more productive with Microsoft Word and our tutorial Tutor for Microsoft Word. Our tutorial includes 38 video lessons designed to help you get more productive with Word. Lessons include an interface overview, saving documents as templates, managing multiple document windows, page layout options, working with headers and footers, adding images. adding tables and charts, […]
Learn how to use Final Cut Pro X with our Tutor for Final Cut Pro. This tutorial includes 56 easy-to-follow video lessons on Apple’s professional video editing app Final Cut Pro X. We start out by looking at the interface, importing and analyzing clips, and organizing clips and events. From there we look at creating […]
Are you new to iMovie? Are you looking for support, tutorials, training, or guides to help you learn to edit movies on your Mac? We can help with our getting started tutorial for iMovie on the Mac. Tutor for iMovie is designed for the beginner user but not limited to first time users’ learn iMovie. We cover everything from creating projects to using green-screen effects to sharing your finished iMovie project. If you are new to iMovie or even an intermediate user of iMovie, we can help you be more productive in creating your movie projects using iMovie on the Mac.
Get the most out of the Calendar app on your Mac with Tutor for Calendar for OS X. In this tutorial we cover the basics and more including a quick look a the interface, adding calendars, and adding events. We then look at events in more detail including adding a repeating event, working with alerts […]
Did you know you could edit the template the Contacts app uses? Or find duplicate contacts? In Tutor for Contacts for OS X we take a look at the major features of Contacts including editing the template card, finding and merging duplicates, printing labels and envelopes, and how Contacts works with different accounts such as Facebook. […]
Are you new to Photos or to the Mac and are looking to learn how to work with your photos on the Mac? Maybe your looking for support, tutorials, training, or guides to help you learn to organize, edit, and share your photos on your Mac? We can help with our getting started tutorial for Photos. Tutor for Photos is designed for the beginner user but not limited to first time users’ learn Photos on the Mac. We cover everything from importing your photos, to organizing your photos, to editing your photos, to sharing your photos with Photos on the Mac. If you want to learn to be more productive and save time organizing, editing, and sharing your photos on your Mac, we can help with Tutor for Photos.
With our tutorial on Mail for OS X, our training videos will help you learn more about Mail on your Mac. We cover all the basics plus more in 21 video lessons. Lessons include how to switch between plain text and rich text when composing messages, reducing junk mail, as well as creating different flags […]
With our tutorial on Safari for Mac OS X, our training videos will help you learn more about Safari on your Mac. This tutorial includes 17 lessons on Safari including browsing and searching, viewing webpages in a reader, keeping a reading list, customizing Safari, and more. If you use Safari to browse the web, make sure […]
With our tutorial on Keynote, our training videos will help you learn more about Keynote on your Mac. This tutorial includes 55 how-to videos on Keynote, available for free on every new Mac! The videos cover everything from getting around, to creating and editing slides, to adding and styling text, to creating tables, to creating charts, to animating your presentation, and sharing your presentation. Everything you need to create, edit, and share your presentation.
With our tutorial on Numbers for Mac OS X, our training videos will help you learn more about Numbers on your Mac. Tutor for OS X Numbers includes 50 easy-to-follow videos on Apple’s spreadsheet App and covers all the major features including saving your spreadsheet in the cloud and moving it to your computer, filling columns […]
With our tutorial on Filemaker Pro for the Mac, our training videos will help you learn more about Filemaker Pro on your Mac. Our tutorial includes 48 easy-to-follow videos on how to use Filemaker Pro, Apple’s database solution. We cover everything from Filemaker Pro Terminology to creating solutions by building a basic event manager solution. While building […]
With our tutorial on Pages for Mac OS X, our training videos will help you learn more about Pages on your Mac. This tutorial includes 57 easy-to-follow videos and covers all the major features of OS X Pages including restoring a previously saved version, page layouts vs word processing documents, adding headers and footers, working with […]
Mac Tutorial Archives
These are previous versions of Mac apps that I have since replaces with newer versions. If you have an older version, you may find the tutorial below.
Learn how to use Apple’s latest operating system OS X El Capitan with our tutorial which includes 75 easy-to-follow video lessons on Apple’s operating system version 10.11.
Need help creating and editing movies with Apple’s iMovie? We can help with our video tutorial. Includes over 40 lessons. Start learning today.
Learn how to use Apple’s latest operating system for the Mac, OS X Yosemite, with our tutorial which includes 49 easy-to-follow videos on Apple’s OS X Yosemite operating system 10.10.
Need help importing and organizing your photos with Apple’s iPhoto? We can help with our video tutorial. Includes over 40 lessons. Start learning today.
Learn how to use Apple’s operating system for the Mac, OS X Mavericks, with our tutorial which includes 57 easy-to-follow videos on how to use Apple’s operating system 10.8.
Are you using the earlier version of Keynote, known as Keynote ’09? This tutorial includes 27 how-to videos on Keynote ’09 which was included on older Macs.
Learn how to use Apple’s professional video editing software, Final Cut Pro X, with our tutorial which includes 33 easy-to-follow videos.
Need help creating and editing movies with Apple’s iMovie ’11? We can help with our video tutorial which includes over 30 lessons. Start learning today.
Learn how to use Numbers ’09 in this tutorial which includes 63 easy-to-follow videos.
Are you using the earlier version of Pages for the Mac, known as Pages ’09? With our tutorial on Pages ’09, we’ll help you learn more about Apple’s page layout and word proccessor on your Mac.
Learn how to use Bento personal database and organizer. This tutorial includes 29 videos on how to get the most out of Filemaker’s Bento database.
Need help creating and editing DVDs with Apple’s iDVD? We can help with our video tutorial which includes 20 lessons. Start learning today.