Many Mac users see the Preview app as a very nice PDF reader. That's just one of the many things Preview can do. It also serves as a very nice photo editor too. No, it will never replace Photoshop or Pixelmator, but it can handle most of your basic editing functions like resizing, cropping, adding… Continue reading Edit Photos in Preview
I am a big fan of the Day One journal app [Mac - $39.99 & iOS - $4.99]. It's great for capturing both the special moments and the common ones. It's also a great place to capture your family history. The latest version (desktop and mobile) supports multiple journals. In addition to my personal journal, I… Continue reading Day One for Family History
https://vimeo.com/168158256 All of this photo-editing goodness for $30! Pixelmator is amazing and the editing extensions in Photos will blow you away. Here's how to set up Photos to use them. https://vimeo.com/163370971
Ulysses has just released version 2.5 for Mac and iOS. Some of the many new features include: Fully adapted to iPhone Fully adapted to iOS 9’s Split Screen Fully adapted to iPad Pro Added Medium export Added Share Extension Added 3D Touch actions on supported devices Added Spotlight indexing/opening via Springboard Added DOCX import Added… Continue reading Ulysses Update With iPhone Support
I have a genealogy of my Link family that was written on a typewriter and published at a copy center. To keep the page count as low as possible, they squished things together as much as possible. An amazing amount of research went into this document. Unfortunately their layout and photo-management skills were a bit lacking.… Continue reading PDF Converter With OCR
Mac users now have some very impressive - and affordable - alternatives to Adobe's creative software thanks to Serif Labs. Their Affinity Designer and Affinity Photo apps provide professional quality software at a price we all can afford. The regular price for these apps are $49.99 but right now they are on sale for $39.99 each until… Continue reading Adobe Alternatives
Ulysses v. 2.1 is expected in the App Store any day now with a couple of very handy features: DOCX export to MS Word and the ability to expand/collapse groups in the sidebar.
Is Day One included in the Share menu on your Mac and iOS devices? It's a great way to grab news items and other ephemera to add to your journal.