MacSparky Screencasts

Screencasts featuring Apple Macintosh Hints and Tips


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Sunday Feb 24, 2008

Sunday Feb 24, 2008

Hello Friends,
I've got a new feed through iTunes allowing me to publish in the AppleTV format. That means this feed will be closing down so make sure to switch to the new one. You can do that by:
1. heading over to, or
2. heading over to, or
3. log into itunes and search "macsparky screencasts". The new feed is the one with episode 10.
See you there!

Tuesday Nov 13, 2007

This screencast explains the new "Spaces" feature in Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard.  It explains the set-up and usage of this virtual screen technology now built into the Mac operating system.

Friday Oct 19, 2007

This screencast demonstrates one of my favorite add-on applications, Default Folder X.  There is a time limited coupon code at the end.  Enjoy.

Sunday Sep 23, 2007

Screencast 7 discusses some of my favorite Safari tips and tricks including Inquisitor, keyboard shortcuts, email shortcuts, and (of course) Quicksilver.

Screencast 6 - MagiCal

Saturday Sep 01, 2007

Saturday Sep 01, 2007

Screencast #6 demonstrates an outstanding calendar/clock menubar application, MagiCal. You can download a higher resolution version at

Monday Aug 06, 2007

Screencast #5 walks you through the various Quicksilver tricks available for supercharging the Apple Address Book. You can download a higher resolution version at

Screencast 4 - OmniDazzle

Friday Jul 27, 2007

Friday Jul 27, 2007

This little application has really grown on me.  In this screencast I walk through the various effects available with Omni's cursor enhancement program.  At the end there is a discount coupon that expires on August 3, 2007 so check it out.

Monday Jul 16, 2007

Here is screencast #3 explaining how to use Quicksilver to set timers and alarms for large text on screen and play iTunes music. This feed has the iPod version. There is a high def version on Enjoy

Screencast 2 - Secure Disk Images

Wednesday Jul 11, 2007

Wednesday Jul 11, 2007

This screencast walks you through the steps of creating a secure disk image in OS X.

Sunday Jul 08, 2007

This short screencast walks you through the steps of appending text files in OS X with quicksilver. Its a great trick once you figure it out.

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