Every Monday, we'll show you how to do something new and simple with Apple's built-in command line application. You don't need any fancy software, or a knowledge of coding to do any of these. All you need is a keyboard to type 'em out!
Proving that the Terminal is great for many different tasks (not just those that are text-based), we’ll show you just how easy it can be to convert videos to various formats using the freely available ffmpeg command line program. With the fast ffmpeg program, you can convert between new and even archaic video formats with relative ease. Continue reading and we’ll show you how.
I went on vacation and took a whole bunch of videos with my digital camera. They show up in iPhoto and I can publish them to Facebook and MobileMe, but I can’t get these videos to transfer onto my iPhone or iPad.
Ringtones are one way to personalize your iPhone and make your device distinctively you. However, these 30-second sound bites often cost more than the actual song. What most people don’t know is that GarageBand, which comes free on new Macs, can create these ringtones using music that you already own. In this how-to, we’ll show you how it’s done so you can spend your hard-earned money on things other than ringtones.