Photoshop is the industry standard for photo editing, with its powerful tools making it the editor of choice for many artists and designers. However Adobe's suite of creative tools are quite expensive, requiring an ongoing subscription to be able to use them. So what if you need to simply view a .psd file on your Mac without Photoshop? Or edit one? Fortunately there are other … [Read more...] about How to view & edit .psd files on a Mac (without Photoshop)
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Ever needed to download Office 365 for Mac but didn't have the login credentials yet? Unfortunately the way to download the installer is via the Office 365 portal, which requires you to sign in with a valid O365 account. However Microsoft does have hidden links to download the installers directly, without signing in first. See these links below: Download Office 365 / Office … [Read more...] about How to download Office 365 for Mac without signing in
The Mac App Store is supposed to make installing apps easier and more convenient. And while this may be true in many cases, using the App Store can be a real pain when trying to quickly install an app for someone else who probably doesn't know their Apple ID credentials. A quick Google search of "Remote Desktop for Mac" won't give you an official Microsoft direct download for … [Read more...] about How to download Remote Desktop for Mac without the App Store
For the most part the latest Remote Desktop 10 app is the best option if you need to RDP on your Mac. However Remote Desktop 10 requires macOS Sierra 10.12 or later, so there's several reasons why it might not be possible or convenient to install it: Your Mac is too old to run macOS SierraUpdating macOS may break other legacy applications on your MacYou don't have an Apple … [Read more...] about How to get the old Remote Desktop 8 app on your Mac
macOS comes with its own video player called the Quicktime Player, which is well polished and efficient... for certain formats. MOV and MP4 formats will play great on Quicktime, however AVI and MKV often won't work at all, depending on the codec used. This is a pain considering the aforementioned formats are very popular and you're likely to come across them when downloading … [Read more...] about What’s the best video player for your Mac?