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  • How-Tos: How to play any video format on your iPhone or iPad

    Download an inexpensive - or even free - app and you can play any video format on your iPad or iPhone. Forget all that time-consuming transcoding from one format to another. We show you how to do it.

  • How-Tos: How to convert videos to different formats

    Convert your videos to the right formats for all your devices including TVs, tablets, smartphones, iPods, media streamers and more. Here's all you need to know about codecs, containers, bitrate and more

  • How-Tos: How to back up your digital photos online for free

    We show you how to use Google Drive to store your photos in the cloud

  • How-Tos: Transfer photos from laptop to Nexus 7, Nexus 4 and Nexus 10

    Google's Nexus Android smartphones and tablets are great devices. And here's our guide on how to transfer photos from a laptop to the Nexus 7, Nexus 4 and Nexus 10.

  • How-Tos: How to resize images in Photoshop

    Sharing photos from your digital camera isn't always as easy as it should be. We explain how to resize images for different uses.

  • How-Tos: Use Photoshop images in Final Cut Pro X

    If you manipulate photographs, create graphics, or otherwise work with images, you've probably used Adobe Photoshop. And if you edit video, you've likely incorporated still images into your video projects.

  • How-Tos: How to organise your digital photo collection

    We explain how to create a photo workflow that allows you to organise and easily find your snaps, and perform some quick fixes on photos that need a bit of attention.

  • How-Tos: How to download YouTube videos to Android

    If one of the things for which you enjoy using your Android tablet is to watch YouTube videos, the need to be in range of a Wi-Fi hotspot can be a pain. And if you have a mobile data connection, watching those old favourites time and again can quickly put you over your monthly allowance. The solution is to download YouTube videos to your device for offline viewing. Here's how.

  • How-Tos: Use Final Cut Pro X with your DSLR

    Many of today's DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) cameras can shoot not only great images, but also outstanding high-definition video. And when you're ready to edit video that you've shot with a DSLR, Final Cut Pro X makes browsing, selecting, importing, and backing up your media--both video and stills--fast and easy, even if you've already used another application to move the media onto the computer. Let's take a look at the options you have for importing media shot with a DSLR into Final Cut Pro X.

  • How-Tos: How to turn your Nexus 7 or Nexus 10 into a digital photo frame

    Daydream is a new feature in Android Jelly Bean 4.2 that in essence turns your Nexus 7 or Nexus 10 into a digital photo frame, displaying a slideshow of images when idle. It can also display a clock, Google Currents articles or colours. Here's how to set up Daydream on Google's latest Android tablets.

  • How-Tos: Convert your old videos, photos, negatives, LPs and tapes to digital formats

    We explain how to convert those old photos, LPs, tapes and videos to a digital format that you can keep forever

  • How-Tos: How to scan or photograph old photos

    Free your family photos from those shoe boxes in the loft and turn them into digital photos that you can edit, organise and share with friends and family.

  • How-Tos: How to scan photographic negatives

    We show you how to convert those dusty old negatives to JPEG photos that you can store on your computer and easily share with friends and family.

  • How-Tos: How to scan old colour slides

    Got a few boxes of old colour or black and white slides which you want to scan? We explain how to convert them to JPEG files which will make them easier to share and preserve for future generations.

  • How-Tos: How to transfer music and files to Android smartphones and tablets

    Our step by step guide on how to transfer music and files to an Android smartphone or tablet from Windows or Mac.

  • How-Tos: Top tips on scanning old photos, slides and negatives

    We explain how to get the best results when scanning old photos and negatives.

  • How-Tos: How to resize images in Windows Explorer

    Want an easy, quick way to lower the resolution of your photos to get a more manageable file size for emailing or uploading online? We explain how to use the free ImageResizer utility

  • How-Tos: Apply special effects to your videos in Final Cut Pro X

    Using the right special effect can make your video match your creative vision. Whether it’s simply tinting a shot to fit a mood, creating an old-fashioned film look, or turning a video clip into an abstract animated background, the right video effect is just a click away.

  • How-Tos: Create a holiday newsletter with Pages or iPhoto

    The holiday season is upon us, and for many folks it’s become tradition to include a family newsletter with their greeting cards. It’s a great way to share photos, family milestones, and yearly retrospectives with your loved ones.

  • How-Tos: Get your pictures out of Aperture

    The Export function in Aperture 3 is a versatile tool for moving copies of your pictures out of the application. It’s also one of the more misunderstood functions of Apple’s flagship professional photo-management application. If you’ve felt a certain lack of control in this area, I’ll get you on track right now.

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