10 Years on a Mac

10 Years on a Mac

It's hard for me to believe but it was 10 years ago today that I was up alarmingly early to travel across the Pennines to collect my first Mac.

It was only 4 days after attending an Adobe event locally in Manchester where Adobe demonstrated a new unreleased application called Lightroom. After seeing that demonstration I had to try out Lightroom and that was when Adobe announced the free public beta programme was Mac only. Unfazed, I decided in that instant to go and buy a Mac! So it was on the way home I bought a Mac magazine, and after spending the evening perusing the options, I rang Gordon Harwood Computers in Derbyshire and placed an order for a 20" iMac.

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Video: Camtasia 2 for Mac Zooming the Timeline using a Trackpad

Video: Camtasia 2 for Mac Zooming the Timeline using a Trackpad

I use a whole range of video editing applications and for me one of the most natural ways to navigate the timeline in these apps is to use a pinch gesture on my trackpad. I actually bought a trackpad solely for this purpose, it’s all I use it for and to save time swapping between the mouse, my Shuttle Pro and the trackpad I use it left handed.

The problem is not all apps support this type of navigation and Camtasia 2 for Mac from TechSmith is one of the ones that doesn’t. But never one to be beaten I have hacked a solution to this oversight and share how you can do the same in this video tutorial.

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