In macOS Mojave, Apple has introduced a range of new Finder Quick Actions that make it easier for you to perform quick edits to files without having to open the apps associated with them.
To view available Quick Actions, you need to enable the Preview panel in Finder. To do this, open a Finder window and select the menu bar option View -> Show Preview, or press the keys Shift-Command-P.Quick Actions for Images, Video, and Audio
Quick Actions are located in the bottom right of the Finder window, just under the preview of the selected file. These actions will change depending on the file: For images, clicking Rotate Left turns the image counterclockwise, while [...]
Apple today announced macOS Mojave during its keynote event at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California.
macOS Mojave features a new Dark Mode that touches almost every part of the OS, including System Preferences, Messages, Mail, Photos, Apple Music, and more. Developers will be happy to learn that the newest version of Xcode also supports the new Dark Mode.
Mojave’s Dark Mode also includes a new Dynamic Desktop feature that automatically transitions the wallpaper of your desktop to match the time of day.
Meanwhile, a new Desktop Stacks feature is designed to keep your desktop more organized, as they can be arranged by kind, [...]
In one of our previous macOS how-to guides, we explained how using tags can help you organize your files and folders and quickly locate them when they’re needed. In this article, we’re going to show you how to tag items in Finder using a simple custom keyboard shortcut, for even faster tagging.
The first series of steps below shows you how to create a handy key shortcut to activate Finder’s inline tagging menu. Once you’ve done that, we explain how you can use one or more custom shortcuts to directly apply specific color tags to selected items in a Finder window.
This more powerful color tagging method requires creating a simple Automator [...]
The Finder is a classic Mac system component that’s ever-present on your desktop, ready to help you find and organize your documents, media, folders, and other files. It’s the smiling icon known as the Happy Mac logo on your Dock, and includes the Finder menu bar at the top of the screen.
A lot of hidden power resides in every Finder window. In this article, we’ve highlighted some of our favorite Finder tips and tricks to help you work more efficiently with files and folders on your Mac.