Alien Skin Software develops commercial plugins for graphic effects. We have used Eye Candy 5: Nature and Eye Candy 5 Textures before. This time, we decided to try out Alien Skin Software’s Exposure 2. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: June 2008
Notice from Site Administrator: Video Tutorials for Guests and Posting Problem at FORUMS.MHVT.NET
It seems that one of the plug-ins was causing guests to be unable to post comments. So we have disabled it. If you had trouble posting comments in the past, please accept our apology. In the meantime, some of the video tutorials are open to guests again. Continue reading
Mac Software Review: BetterZip 1.7
The Zip format has been around for quite some time even in the Mac community. It was never a popular archive format until 3 or 4 years ago. Those days, people were still using either disk image (.dmg) or StuffIt (.sit) more than Zip (.zip)
Some people still use StuffIt to pack a group of files. How do they pack files in the sit format? They use Smith Micro Software’s StuffIt Deluxe.
There are a few useful features that have made StuffIt Deluxe unique. No. 1, StuffIt Deluxe lets users split large archive files into parts. No. 2, StuffIt Deluxe allows users to preview files packed in archives before they unpack them. No. 3, StuffIt Deluxe allows users to password-protect archive files.
Compared with StuffIt, how far can we go with Zip archives? Actually, using a relatively new Mac shareware title called BetterZip, you can have those 3 useful features that StuffIt Deluxe offers even with Zip archives. Continue reading
Microsoft Releasing Office 2008 for Mac 12.1.1 Update, Office 2004 for Mac 11.5.0 Update and More
TOKYO (MacHouse) – Microsoft has released a few files for Mac users. One of the files is Open XML File Format Converter for Mac 1.0, which, according to the company, allows users ‘to convert Open XML files that were created in Office 2008 for Mac or Office 2007 for Windows.’ Such files will be compatible with earlier versions of Microsoft Office. Continue reading
Video Tutorial for Mac & Windows: Protecting Screenshots with QuickTime Pro (2)
In this 2-part video tutorial series, you will learn how to use QuickTime Pro to prevent Internet users from downloading original screenshots. All you need is a Pro (registration code) upgrade to your existing QuickTime copy. We also use Adobe Dreamweaver to edit HTML documents and Fireworks to edit graphic images. But you can use any HTML and graphic editors your choice.
We have finished encapsulating screenshots with QuickTime Pro. In the 2nd video tutorial, we only use Adobe Dreamweaver to create and edit HTML files. Continue reading