Mac OS X Lion Essentials

Find your way around the Mac OS X Lion software to become more efficent and effective.
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  • Lectures 86
  • Length 3.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 12/2014 English

Course Description

Master Mac OS X Lion on your terms with this one-of-a-kind video training course.

Mac OS X Lion is Apple’s desktop operating system for Macintosh computers and is packed with features and capabilities. Our instructors provide expert, straight-forward, user-friendly training to help you tackle Mac OS X Lion the way you want to learn. Explore OS X Lion’s features and tour the OS X Lion screen and Doc.

Learn OS X Lion basics like running an application, downloading a file, tracking appointments and managing contacts, and making FaceTime calls. Discover OS X Lion’s creative capabilities to play and organize music with iTunes, import and edit photos, and create, edit, and share movies with iMovie.

If you’re looking for comprehensive beginning-intermediate video instruction on Mac OS X Lion, you’ll find it here.

What are the requirements?

  • This is a beginner to intermediate course or those new to Apple Macintosh OS X Lion and those who are not using their MAC to it's potential.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Organize files, contacts and appointments.
  • Learn how to open, navigate web pages and change your homepage using Safari.
  • Master email, your address book,and iCal; create events and a to-do list.
  • You will get up to speed on iTunes, importing tracks, creating a playlist, editing and burning music files to a CD.
  • Learn how to play and make a movie or DVD in OS X Lion.
  • Use Mission Control to navigate and locate running applications, use Lanchpad, and switch between active applications in Mac OS X Lion.
  • Organize, copy, move, and rename files.
  • Synchronize you contacts, calendar, music and podcasts.
  • Customize your Mac to suit your personal work, learning or life style.

What is the target audience?

  • Beginner to Intermediate Mac OS X Lion users

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: Reviewing What You Can Do with Mac OS X
02:24
In this section, you’ll learn about creating documents in OS X Lion.
02:37
In this lesson, you learn about playing and recording music in OS X Lion.
02:13
In this lesson, you learn about viewing and organizing your photos in OS X Lion.
02:17
In this lesson, you learn how to play and make a movie or DVD in OS X Lion.
02:33
In this lesson, you learn how to play and make a movie or DVD in OS X Lion.
02:55
In this lesson, you learn how to communicate with others in OS X Lion.
02:35
In this lesson, you learn how organize your contacts and appointments in OS X Lion.
Section 2: Learning Basic Mac OS X Program Tasks
01:45
In this lesson, you explore the Mac OS X Screen.
02:48
In this lesson, you tour the Dock in Mac OS X Lion.
03:50
Start an Application, Start an Application Using Launchpad, Switch Between Applications.

In this lesson, you learn how to start an application, use Lanchpad to start an application, and switch between active applications in Mac OS X Lion.
01:10
In this lesson, you learn to use Mission Control to navigate and locate running applications in Mac OS X Lion.
02:58
In this lesson, you take a tour of an application window and run an application in Full Screen in Mac OS X Lion.
04:14
In this lesson, you learn to choose a command from a pull-down menu, use a toolbar, and select options with Dialog Controls in Mac OS X Lion.
Section 3: Learning Basic Mac OS X Document Tasks
03:52
In this lesson, you learn basic document tasks in Mac OS X Lion.
04:04
In this lesson, you learn how to edit text, such as delete, cut, and copy.
02:44
In this lesson, you learn how to copy, move, and rename files.
02:20
This lesson demonstrates how to delete a file in Mac OS X.
Section 4: Surfing the World Wide Web
01:56
In this lesson, you learn how to select a link using Safari in Mac OS X Lion.
02:10
In this lesson, you learn how to open a web page in a tab using Safari in Mac OS X Lion.
01:52
In this lesson, you learn how to navigate web pages using Safari in Mac OS X Lion.
01:29
In this lesson, you learn how to navigate with the History list using Safari in Mac OS X Lion.
01:50
In this lesson, you learn how to change your home page using Safari in Mac OS X Lion.
02:36
In this lesson, you learn how to bookmark web pages using Safari in Mac OS X Lion.
01:34
In this lesson, you learn how to search sites using Safari in Mac OS X Lion.
02:09
In this lesson, you learn how to download a file using Safari in Mac OS X Lion.
Section 5: Communicating via E-mail and FaceTime
01:57
In this lesson, you learn how to open and close mail in Mac OS X Lion.
02:50
In this lesson, you learn how to add an e-mail account in Mac OS X Lion.
02:47
In this lesson, you learn how to send an e-mail message in Mac OS X Lion.
04:04
In this lesson, you learn how to add a file attachment to e-mail and how to add a signature in Mac OS X Lion.
01:44
In this lesson, you learn how to receive and read e-mail messages in Mac OS X Lion.
04:35
In this lesson, you learn how to reply to and forward e-mail messages in Mac OS X Lion.
04:04
In this lesson, you learn how to sign in to FaceTime and to connect through FaceTime in Mac OS X Lion.
Section 6: Tracking Your Contacts and Events
05:19
In this lesson, you learn how to open Address Book, add a new contact, and edit a contact in Mac OS X Lion.
02:37
In this lesson, you learn how to create a contact group in Mac OS X Lion.
03:48
In this lesson, you learn how to open and close iCal, as well as how to navigate through iCal in Mac OS X Lion.
05:28
In this lesson, you learn how to create an event, create a repeating event, and add an item to the to-do list in Mac OS X Lion.
Section 7: Playing and Organizing Music
05:29

In this lesson, you learn how to open and close iTunes, understand the iTunes library, and navigate the iTunes window in Mac OS X Lion.
01:53
In this lesson, you learn how to play a song using iTunes in Mac OS X Lion.
03:36
In this lesson, you learn how to play a music CD using iTunes in Mac OS X Lion.
02:47
In this lesson, you learn how to import tracks from a music CD using iTunes in Mac OS X Lion.
02:27
In this lesson, you learn how create a playlist using iTunes in Mac OS X Lion.
02:13
In this lesson, you learn how to burn music files to a CD using iTunes in Mac OS X Lion.
02:40
In this lesson, you learn how to edit song information using iTunes in Mac OS X Lion.
02:21
In this lesson, you learn how to purchase music from the iTunes Store in Mac OS X Lion.
03:57
In this lesson, you learn how to listen to an Internet radio station and subscribe to a podcast using iTunes in Mac OS X Lion.
Section 8: Synchronizing an iPod, iPhone, or iPad
02:49
In this lesson, you learn how to connect an iPod, iPhone, or iPad in Mac OS X Lion.
02:08
In this lesson, you learn how to synchronize music in Mac OS X Lion.
03:37
In this lesson, you learn how to synchronize photos to your device and to synchronize photos from your device in Mac OS X Lion.
01:55
In this lesson, you learn how to synchronize movies and TV shows in Mac OS X Lion.
01:38
In this lesson we will learn how to synchronize contacts, calendars, and mail in Mac OS X Lion.
01:31
In this lesson, you learn how to synchronize podcasts in Mac OS X Lion.
01:06
In this lesson, you learn how to synchronize apps in Mac OS X Lion.
Section 9: Viewing and Editing Photos
02:59
In this lesson, you learn how to view a preview of a photo in Mac OS X Lion.
02:04
In this lesson, you learn how to view a slide show of your photos in Mac OS X Lion.
02:10
In this lesson, you learn how to import photos from a digital camera in Mac OS X Lion.
01:23
In this lesson, you learn how to view your photos in Mac OS X Lion.
01:39
In this lesson, you learn how to create an album in Mac OS X Lion.
03:48
In this lesson, you learn how to crop a photo, rotate a photo, and straighten a photo in Mac OS X Lion.
01:58
In this lesson, you learn how to remove red eye from a photo in Mac OS X Lion.
01:38
In this lesson, you learn how to add names to faces in your photos in Mac OS X Lion.
01:58
In this lesson, you will learn how to map your photos in Mac OS X Lion.
01:30
In this lesson, you learn how to e-mail your photos in Mac OS X Lion.
01:45
In this lesson, you learn how to take your picture in Mac OS X Lion.
03:31
In this lesson, you learn how to create a DVD of your photos in Mac OS X Lion.
Section 10: Playing and Creating Digital Video
02:29
In this lesson, you learn how to play a DVD using DVD Player in Mac OS X Lion.
01:40
In this lesson, you learn how to play digital video with QuickTime Player in Mac OS X Lion.
02:18
In this lesson, you learn how to create a new movie project in Mac OS X Lion.
02:02
In this lesson, you learn how to import a video file in Mac OS X Lion.
02:27
In this lesson, you learn how to add video clips to your project in Mac OS X Lion.
01:42
In this lesson, you learn how to trim a clip in Mac OS X Lion.
01:43
In this lesson, you learn how to add a transition between clips in Mac OS X Lion.
02:13
In this lesson, you learn how to add a photo in Mac OS X Lion.
01:59
In this lesson, you learn how to add a music track in Mac OS X Lion.
01:57
In this lesson, you learn how to record a voiceover in Mac OS X Lion.
01:55
In this lesson, you learn how to add titles and credits in Mac OS X Lion.
01:41
In this lesson, you learn how to play the movie in Mac OS X Lion.
02:17
In this lesson, you learn how to create a DVD of your movie in Mac OS X Lion.
Section 11: Customizing Mac OS X to Suit Your Style
02:10
In this lesson, you learn how to display the preferences in Mac OS X Lion.
04:37
In this lesson, you learn how to change the desktop background and activate the screen saver in Mac OS X Lion.
01:53

In this lesson, you learn how to set your Mac ’s sleep options in Mac OS X Lion.
02:37
In this lesson, you learn how to change the display resolution in Mac OS X Lion.
02:41
In this lesson, you learn how to create an app folder in Launchpad in Mac OS X Lion.
02:13
In this lesson, you learn how to add a user account in Mac OS X Lion.
05:52
In this lesson, you learn how to customize the Dock in Mac OS X Lion.
02:09
In this lesson, you learn how to add a widget to the Dashboard in Mac OS X Lion.
01:42
In this lesson, you learn how to install a program using the App Store in Mac OS X Lion.

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