Find your Mac OS X Keyboard Shortcuts using CheatSheet


The standard user interface of Mac OS X

The standard user interface of Mac OS X (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

When your trying to find ways to simplify your desktop experience, keyboard shortcuts can cut down on clicks and get you to where you really want to be, but the question is do you know the keyboard shortcuts available to you on your Mac OS X desktop, and to that end you might want to employ the program CheatSheet to list all of those Keyboard shortcuts in one place, for more check out CheatSheet for Mac OS X.

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Free up Hard Drive space on your Mac Desktop with a Search Filter


The standard user interface of Mac OS X

The standard user interface of Mac OS X (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Perhaps your Mac OS Desktop is starting to get cluttered with files, and you want to find a way to clean up your hard drive, one way to do this would be to identify the biggest files or the ones taking up the most disk space and find a way to delete or move the files, but finding out size order of your files might not be an easy task, but you can make things simple by just employing a filter, for more on how this works, check out this article HERE.

See How many Uncompleted Task your Text base To-Do list has left on your Mac OS Desktop


Time Management

Time Management (Photo credit: Intersection Consulting)

Perhaps your looking to keep track of what you have to do, and you want to see how many task you have left on you to-do list without actually opening up the program, well you can have this type of functionality for your Mac OS desktop by using the program TaskBadges which adds a count of the number of uncompleted task left on your to-do list in your menu bar, for more check out TaskBadges for Mac OS.

Add Word Count Options to Right-Click Options on Mac OS


The standard user interface of Mac OS X

The standard user interface of Mac OS X (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

It may be useful at times to get a Word Count on something your writing up, or something your reading, whatever the case, it would be even nicer if you could get this function with a right-click of your mouse, and now you can add this to your Mac OS Desktop, for more check out this article with the details on how to achieve this HERE.

Manage your Notes on your Mac OS Desktop with Metanota


The Mac OS X Leopard Server running Server Adm...

The Mac OS X Leopard Server running Server Admin on Desktop. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

You might be looking for a way to manage your notes on your Mac Desktop and if so then you might want to check out the program Metanota which has a decent interface while still providing the functions you need from a note organizing program, for more check out Metanota Mac OS Desktop.

Bring Order to your Mac Menubar with Bartender, Free While in Beta


The first version of the Aqua GUI, from Mac OS...

The first version of the Aqua GUI, from Mac OS X Public Beta. It differs vastly from the GUI of Mac OS 9 with glass elements and a Dock, among other things, although the Apple reverted to its traditional position on the left-hand side of the menu bar for the final release of OS X 10.0. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

If you have a lot going on in your Mac Desktop, then you might find your Menu bar overran by icons to programs that you really don’t need to be there, and if your looking for a simple solution to freeing up some space in you menu bar, then you might want to give the program Bartender for Mac OS a shot.

Automatically Encrypt Files Sent to Google Drive from Mac OS with Automator


The standard user interface of Mac OS X

The standard user interface of Mac OS X (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

If your using the new Cloud storage service Google Drive, and you have a need to keep your files encrypted and you are working from your Mac OS desktop, then you might want to consider using the program Automator for your Mac OS which will allow you to drag and drop your files from your desktop to Google Drive and in the process encrypt the files so you can rest assured knowing your files are safe, for more check out Automator for Mac OS.

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