O'Reilly logo

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

OSX Mavericks Essentials

Video Description

Master Mac OS X Mavericks on your terms with this one-of-a-kind video training course. Mac OS X Mavericks is Apple's desktop operating system for Macintosh computers and is packed with features and capabilities. Our instructor provides expert, straight-forward, user-friendly training to help you tackle Mavericks the way you want to learn. Explore OS X features and tour the screen and Doc. Learn basics like running an application, downloading a file, tracking appointments and managing contacts, and making FaceTime calls. Discover OS X Mavericks' creative capabilities to play and organize music with iTunes, import and edit photos, and create, edit, and share movies with iMovie.

Table of Contents

  1. Getting Started with Mavericks
    1. What's new in Mavericks 00:06:45
    2. Upgrade to Mavericks 00:01:20
    3. Working with the Finder 00:04:15
    4. Setting Finder preferences 00:04:20
    5. Finder Viewing options 00:02:30
    6. Getting Information on Files and Folders 00:04:07
    7. Using"QuickLook" 00:01:16
    8. Working with Removable Media 00:01:27
    9. Searching for files and folders 00:06:16
    10. Managing Windows with Mission Control 00:03:01
    11. Using Multiple Desktops with Spaces 00:02:41
    12. Multiple screens 00:01:06
    13. Managing Applications with Launchpad 00:02:15
  2. Customizing Mavericks
    1. General Preferences Pane 00:04:10
    2. Changing the Desktop 00:04:15
    3. Customizing the Finder 00:09:57
    4. Customizing the Dock & Working with Widgets 00:06:31
  3. Changing System Preferences in Mavericks
    1. Personal Preferences 00:09:08
    2. Hardware preferences & Security and Privacy 00:05:35
    3. Internet and Wireless Preferences 00:02:42
    4. System Preferences 00:05:12
  4. Managing User Accounts
    1. Types of Accounts 00:03:44
    2. Creating New User Accounts 00:06:07
    3. Logging into Accounts 00:03:35
    4. Setting up Simple Finder 00:02:08
    5. Limiting Access with Parental Controls 00:06:59
  5. What can you do with Applications?
    1. Discovering Mavericks Applications 00:06:07
    2. Navigating Mavericks Applications 00:03:32
    3. Working with Documents in TextEdit 00:08:13
    4. Getting Started with Messages 00:06:27
    5. Acquiring New Applications 00:04:05
    6. Maps 00:04:11
  6. What can You Do with Utilities
    1. Working with Software Utilities 00:01:49
    2. Managing color profiles with ColorSync Utility & Additional Utilities 00:06:46
    3. Working with Terminal 00:06:07
    4. Administering System Utilities 00:02:18
    5. Using Hardware Utilities 00:01:29
    6. Managing Network Utilities 00:01:29
  7. How do I work with PDF's in Preview?
    1. Opening and Saving PDFs in Preview 00:04:45
    2. Setting the Preview Preferences for PDFs 00:02:30
    3. Viewing and Editing PDFs 00:06:51
    4. Creating Your Own PDFs 00:02:24
  8. How Do I Organize My Life with Calendar, Contacts, Notes, and Reminders?
    1. Creating Calendars 00:05:17
    2. Setting Calendar Preferences 00:02:29
    3. Sharing Calendars 00:05:41
    4. Working with Contacts 00:08:42
    5. Setting Contacts Preferences 00:02:36
    6. Getting Maps for Addresses 00:00:38
    7. Syncing contacts and calendars with devices 00:00:52
    8. Making Notes 00:02:41
    9. Reminders 00:03:33
    10. Notifications 00:01:06
  9. Mastering the Web with Safari
    1. Setting Safari Preferences 00:11:48
    2. Using Bookmarks 00:03:16
    3. Customizing the Main Safari Window 00:02:26
    4. Viewing Your Favorite Pages 00:01:34
    5. Private Browsing 00:01:17
    6. Viewing Windows Media Files 00:01:31
    7. Using the Reading List 00:01:30
    8. Finding Text on a Website 00:00:59
    9. Troubleshooting 00:03:20
  10. How to Stay Connected with Mail
    1. Getting Around in Mail 00:01:55
    2. Customizing the toolbar 00:01:00
    3. Managing e-mail accounts 00:03:02
    4. Setting Preferences in mail 00:12:04
    5. Composing E-mail 00:04:19
    6. Receiving, Replying to, and Forwarding E-mail 00:02:06
    7. Organizing with Mailboxes 00:03:37
    8. Troubleshooting 00:02:28
  11. Using Tunes with Multimedia
    1. Getting Around in iTunes 00:03:24
    2. Setting iTunes Preferences 00:07:17
    3. Organizing and Playing Media 00:13:07
    4. Using the iTunes Store 00:06:44
  12. Working with Images and Videos
    1. Working with Images in Preview 00:07:47
    2. Taking Screenshots 00:04:24
    3. Discovering QuickTime 00:05:12
    4. Using Photo Booth 00:05:23
    5. Working with Image Capture 00:06:02
    6. Using FaceTime 00:04:31
  13. Printing and Sharing
    1. Setting Up a Printer 00:07:02
    2. Printing Documents 00:08:21
    3. Using the Sharing System Preferences 00:02:57
    4. Sharing Files 00:03:19
    5. Sharing Printers and Scanners 00:02:45
    6. Remote Management 00:01:07
    7. Sharing Via Bluetooth 00:04:18
  14. Automating your Mac
    1. Getting Around in Automator 00:02:01
    2. Using Workflows 00:07:45
    3. Recording Your Actions 00:04:30
    4. Using Services to Perform Tasks 00:02:13
    5. Discovering Time Machine 00:02:46
    6. Setting Up a Backup Drive 00:03:37
    7. Running a Backup 00:01:26
    8. Retrieving Information 00:02:07
  15. Installing Windows 7 on your Mac
    1. Understanding the Boot Camp Assistant 00:02:51
    2. Using the Boot Camp Assistant 00:05:14
    3. Choosing a Start-up Disk 00:01:04
    4. Removing Windows from Your Mac 00:00:54
    5. Alternative Methods for Running 00:03:56
  16. Troubleshooting Tops
    1. Start Problem Solving 00:03:14
    2. Make Sure You Are Up to Date 00:01:00
    3. Start-up Issues 00:04:54
    4. Isolating Software Trouble 00:07:54
    5. When All Else Fails - Reinstall 00:00:48