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How to set default apps on macOS

macOS has some of the best apps for everyday tasks but that doesn’t mean everyone loves or uses them. Lots of people still prefer to use Chrome instead of Safari on macOS. Likewise, not everyone uses the default Mail app either. Here’s how you can change default apps on macOS. …

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How to remove EXIF data from Photos on macOS

Removing EXIF data from a photo, en-masse, on Windows 10 is fairly easy and you’d expect something similar on macOS. You’d be wrong. The best, most frequently recommended tool for removing EXIF data from a photo on a Mac leaves you with an ‘optimized’ image. If you need to remove …

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How to lock the Dock on macOS

The Dock is one of the most essential UI elements on macOS. It serves as a quick-launch location for apps that you use often, and for accessing apps and folders that are currently open. The Dock is fully customizable; you can add/remove items from it, change its size, its position …

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How to edit a Plist file on macOS

Plist files are an essential file that all macOS apps have. The contents of each file are different of course but you’d be hard-pressed to find an app that doesn’t come with one. A Plist file used to be really easy to edit on macOS and the stock TextEdit app …

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How to restore images edited in Preview on macOS

Preview has quite the set of editing tools for images. You can crop and resize an image, you can draw over it, and you can convert it to a different format. Generally speaking, when you edit an image in an image editing tool, the changes are permanent. With Preview though, …

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