Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Outline of June 30 Meeting

Announcements

Anyone hew here since the May meeting?

Please fill out the questionnaire.

I have mirrored ncc-mac.blogspot.com to my Facebook and Plaxo accounts.

Befriend me if you wish to see NCC-Mac postings on those services.

Apple updated a lot of its software in June!

Apple - Support - Downloads

iTunes 8.2

GarageBand 5.0.2

QuickTime 7.6.2

AirPort Utility 5.4.2

Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 2.6

iDVD 7.0.4

iLife Support 9.0.3

iMovie 8.0.3

Safari 4

and 4.0.1 for Leopard

Java for Mac OS X 10.4 Release 9

Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 4

Bluetooth Firmware Update 2.0

iPhone Configuration Utility 2.0

MacBook Pro EFI Firmware Update 1.7

Time Capsule and AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.4.2

Final Cut Pro 6.0.6

MacBook Air SMC Firmware Update 1.2

iPhoto 8.0.4

Xcode 3.1.3

Apple Developer Connection - Mac Dev Center

iPhone OS 3.0

AppleTV 2.4

Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) due in September

$29 upgrade for 10.5 owners.

50% off all Take Control ebooks through July 11

http://www.takecontrolbooks.com/catalog-alpha?cp=CPN90629J4TH&pt=TCANNOUNCE-TB19

DOOR PRIZE! FreeSMUG Suite CD of open-source software

FreeSMUG Suite CD — FreeSMUG

Q&A, General Discussion

Fun With Video

Downloading the undownloadable

In Safari, Window->Activity

Find what looks like the file you want. (Tricky)

Option-Double-Click that file.

Special case for YouTube videos

nathan hammond :: YouTube HD Download Bookmarklet

Playing the unplayable

Flip4Mac WMV Player—plays Windows Media Files through QuickTime Player.

Telestream Flip4Mac WMV - Overview

Perian—plays most everything else.

Perian - The swiss-army knife of QuickTime® components

Quick and dirty DVD

iDVD

Any version?

Burn

Burn - Home

iTunes

MPEG Streamclip

Squared 5 - MPEG Streamclip video converter for Mac OS X