macOS

How to Play MKV Files on Windows, macOS and Linux

While most people tend to believe that MKV files are an audio-video compression format, this is untrue. In reality, these MKV files are multimedia container formats which mean that it is just a container that can incorporate audio, video, and in ...

How to Type in Another Language on macOS and iOS

Time was, typing in languages other than English required specially made keyboards with different key assignments. With Apple, though, both macOS and iOS have customization options that allow you to switch between keyboard languages (type in another ...

How to Get Access to The Hidden Library Folder on Your Mac

Library folder is the folder on your Mac that is hidden by default as it contains some files that Apple thinks its users should not be touching. These files are usually system files that help you modify your machine and unless you know how to work ...

How to Reset the App Settings on Your Mac

When you install a new app on your Mac, you need to configure it and then the app creates configuration files that it loads every time you launch the app. It does so to remember all of the changes you have made to the app so the next time you see ...

How to Add a Shortcut to a Website in the Dock on Your Mac

If you happen to have a website that you frequently visit and you would not like to type it in the address bar each time you wish to visit it, you can just save it as a boomark in your browser. That way, the next time you want to visit that website ...

How To Turn On Airdrop on Mac To Transfer Files

AirDrop is a feature that Apple introduced on iPads and iPhones running iOS 7. This feature had already been available on Apple’s MacBook long before that. However, since MacBooks did not possess the technology required, i.e. they did not use ...

How to Use Fn Key as the Regular Fn Keys on Your Mac

The top panel on your keyboard that contains various keys with the labels as “F1, F2” are called function keys as they let you trigger various functions on your machine. On a Windows computer, you can just press the desired function key and it will ...

How to Use Repeat Reminders on Mac and iOS

The Reminders app on both Mac and iOS is a great way to remind you about the tasks that you’re supposed to do. For instance, if you want to go for grocery shopping at 5 PM today, you can just set a reminder for that and the app will remind you at ...

How to Change the Default Downloads Folder for Safari on Mac

Every browser that you have on your Mac has a folder where it places all of the files you’ve downloaded. For example, the Safari browser places all of the files you’ve downloaded using it in the Downloads folder located on your Mac. It’s the default ...

How to Zoom Out or Zoom In on Mac (Macbook Pro, Macbook Air, iMac)

Having trouble zoom out the tiny details on your Mac’s screen? Or maybe your eyes aren’t what they used to be? Whatever, the reason, it seems that you are in need of the macOS’s screen zooming feature. This feature allows you to zoom out or zoom in ...

How to List User Accounts Using Terminal on Your Mac

User accounts on a Mac can be accessed from the System Preferences panel that you launch using the Apple logo in the top-left corner of your screen. However, sometimes you’ll want to list out all the users on your Mac in a Terminal window. There ...

The Advanced Guide to Making the Most of Spotlight

Spotlight is the Mac’s built-in search engine that enables you to find quickly and open any document, photo, or application. Its interface is so easy to use—it’s just a floating text box you can type in—that it’s easy to overlook the powerful ...