How do I make a PDF?

When you share your documents as PDFs, it preserves all of the formatting and presentation setup that you created on your computer, no matter what the setup is on the computer that’s reading your document. It’s harder to edit PDFs than a regular document, but they look exactly like a print-out of your document.

iMovie

What is it? iMovie is a video editing and publishing tool. You can also use it to record videos using your laptop’s webcam. Where do I get it? You can download iMovie from the Mac App Store for $14.99. But check to make sure that it’s not already installed on your computer — most new…

GarageBand

What is it? GarageBand is an audio-editing and publishing tool. You can use it to record audio using your laptop’s microphone. Where do I get it? You can download GarageBand from the Mac App Store for $4.99. But check to make sure that it’s not already installed on your computer — most new Macs come…

How do I edit a video in iMovie?

Once you have imported all of your source footage into iMovie (both what you’ve shot and any other source footage you may be using), you need to create a new Project. Create the new movie project. Select the video clips (or parts of clips) that you want to use, one at a time… …and arrange them…

How do I import video into iMovie?

In general, you follow the same process to import video from a camcorder into iMovie, no matter what sort of camera you’re using. Make sure your camera is turned on and ready to download. Connect the camera to your computer with the appropriate USB (or Firewire) cable. Click Import in iMovie and follow your nose. However,…

Set Up Your Class Calendar Quickly

I generally like to have all of my class meetings in my personal calendar, both because it makes it easier for other people to schedule meetings with me (a major feature of my lifestyle choices), but also because it makes it easier for me to plan my day and my classes if I know when they’re…

Set up your wifi (so it works better)

Good day St Markers! We wanted to let you know about some of the changes to the web filtering this year, and what you can do to ensure the best experience using the internet at St. Mark’s. Set your Internet Proxy settings to “OFF” for maximum performance. If your device is set to “auto detect”…

Share Notability (iPad) Notes to Canvas

Here’s a way to easily feed notes from Notability on an iPad into Canvas. You would need to choose your intermediary service — I like Dropbox, so I’ll use that. I already have Notability set up to automatically sync notes to Dropbox. This means that I already have a Dropbox folder full of all my…