Mac OS X Superuser - Use Mac OS X like a Pro

Mac OS X on steroids. Learn to Move Around OS X and Automate Common Tasks!
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  • Lectures 18
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 1/2016 English

Course Description

Macs are Great...if...

You know what you're doing.

But I have bad news, you're probably missing out on a whole lot.

I know because I teach people to use Macs everyday and what I see is heart breaking! They waste at least 20 minutes per day navigating menus, apps and screens or just incorrectly using the trackpad.

What's more they don't realise that there's a shortcut key combination for almost everything - that's even more wasted time!

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That's why I created this course - I can help you save colossal amounts of time spent on your Mac.

That's time STRAIGHT back into your life that you could spend with family or friends.

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No other Mac OS X course takes you from zero to supercharged hero in so little time. take this course if you want to:

  • Navigate OS X using swipes and key combos
  • Navigate text documents without laborious trackpad or mouse usage
  • Open applications lightning fast
  • Switch between open applications with a swipe
  • Switch between open windows of certain applications with a key combo
  • Tune up your Safari browsing experience and solve the all too common Safari Slow Down
  • Learn to use Automator and Apple Script to automate every day tasks with a simple click of your mouse

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This course is not for you if:

  • You are an expert Mac user (but you may find the Apple Script section interesting)

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What software do you need?

  • Running Mac OS X Mavericks or later

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Do you need experience?

  • No. I assume you are a complete beginner to Macs

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What makes this course different?

  • It is fast.
  • It is not boring!
  • It's hands on so you learn ultra fast!

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The secret extra you get when taking this course:

  • You'll have to watch the final thank you lecture to find out :)

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What are the requirements?

  • You will need access to a Mac running OS X. Mavericks or higher would be best.
  • No other knowledge needed

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Know the most common shortcuts on OS X
  • Cut down their computer time by a large amount each day
  • Understand how to modify OS X to fit their needs exactly

What is the target audience?

  • New Mac users should definitely take this course
  • Expert Mac users should NOT take this course
  • Intermediate Mac users who aren't familiar with Apple Script and Automator should try this course

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
02:59

I introduce you to what we will be doing on this course

Section 2: Moving and Selecting Items on OS X at High Speed
02:52

We look at the unique keys on a Mac and iron out the differences between Control and Command. These are usually the most confusing for users coming from the Windows world.

02:20

The trackpads on modern Macs have many features and functions. We go through the most common ones, used to speed up your computing experience.

04:04

We learn how to move around desktops, spaces and open application with a simple swipe or key combination

Section 3: Basic Key Combinations for Common Tasks
02:37

Until I discovered how to cancel saves I was wasting around 10 seconds each time I closed a file. That really adds up if you create a lot of files! I will show you how to do it in a fraction of that time!

03:40

Writing, editing and copying text is performed everyday by Mac users. Learn the shortcuts and key combos that allow you to perform it high speed.

05:12

Did you know you can skip between words in an open document? How about deleting from current position to end of paragraph with a key combo? I show you these and more in this lecture.

Section 4: Web Browsing on Steroids
04:53

We run through the basic shortcuts to supercharge your browsing experience. These work on Safari, Chrome and Firefox.

01:43

Ads are annoying! Some websites really overdo them and in this lecture I show you how to remove them from your life permanently. Result? Your bandwidth usage goes down and the web browses faster!

02:48

Safari slowdowns are a common complaint amongst Mac users. I show you how to fix this in 2 simple steps.

Section 5: Taking Pictures of Your Screen on OS X - Screenshots
02:24

Did you know Mac has screenshot abilities built in that far exceed those on Windows? Here we take shots of portions of screens, whole screens and individual windows - all with one key combination.

02:31

Here we add to the previous lecture and take shots of portions of screens, whole screens and individual windows - all without saving to a file - only to the clipboard for easy instant access.

Section 6: How to Create Custom Shortcuts for Apps on OS X
03:26

Your Mac has a lot of shortcuts built in but did you know you can create your own? In this lecture I take you through the process and outline the most common error as to why some shortcuts won't work.

Section 7: How to Automate Tasks using Automator and Apple Scripts
02:53

Automator is the robot looking tool on Mac. it allows you to automate common and complex tasks. We run though a common task, opening some files with one double tap.

04:12

The NUMBER ONE request I get for automator is to resize images as a batch. I show you exactly how to do this.

03:32

Apple Script is Automators bigger and more powerful brother. It allows you to do amazing things with your Mac. In this lecture we create a really simple script.

05:11

We continue to explore Apple Script by creating a more complex morning work routine script. It fires up our documents, opens a website and starts an iTunes playlist for us.

Section 8: Good Bye and Something Free Just For You
01:02

As a thank you of taking my course I offer you an extra piece of value. Simply watch the lecture to receive it!

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Instructor Biography

Mr Grant Klimaytys, Professional App Developer and Teacher

Swift 3 on iOS, a little Java here and there and C# for Xamarin. I'll show you how to use them all!

When you learn from me you learn in an holistic manner. You learn concepts that are applicable to ALL mobile systems.

My aim is to get you qualified mighty fast, with very little hair tearing from frustration!

And what does that mean for you?

You'll be able to make your own apps to earn passive income. Or you could become a freelance developer which I can honestly say it is the best life in the world. You will have no boss and earn an hourly rate of over $100. You can also take holiday whenever you want!

Of course you have to learn how to make good apps first so take my courses now and you will see how easy mobile app development can be!

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