Thursday, August 28, 2014

Outline of August 2014 NCC-Mac Meeting

Announcements
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Some of Apple's software updated since our last meeting
Run Software Update or visit Apple - Support - Downloads
iTunes 11.3.1
iTunes 11.3.1 addresses a problem where subscribed podcasts may stop updating with new episodes and resolves an issue where iTunes may become unresponsive while browsing your podcasts episodes in a list.

System Requirements
OS X version 10.6.8 or later
400MB of available disk space
iTunes in the Cloud, iTunes Match, and iTunes Radio availability may vary by country
iTunes Radio requires OS X version 10.7 or later
iTunes Extras requires OS X version 10.9.3 or later
Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 5.06
This update adds RAW image compatibility for the following cameras to Aperture 3 and iPhoto '11:

       • Nikon COOLPIX P340
       • Nikon 1 V3
       • Olympus OM-D E-M10
       • Olympus STYLUS 1
       • Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH4
       • Sony Alpha ILCE-7S
       • Sony Alpha ILCE-5000
       • Sony Alpha ILCE-6000
       • Sony Alpha SLT-A77 II
       • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

System Requirements
OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.5 w/ iPhoto 9.4.3 or Aperture 3.4.5
OS X Mavericks 10.9 w/ iPhoto 9.4.3 or Aperture 3.4.5
Safari 6.1.6 & Safari 7.0.6
Improvements to Security
Available for: OS X Lion v10.7.5, OS X Lion Server v10.7.5, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.4
Pages 5.2.2 & Pages 2.2.2 for iOS
This update contains stability improvements and bug fixes.
Compatibility: OS X 10.9 or later, iOS 7.0 or later.
Keynote 6.2.2 & Keynote 2.2.2 for iOS
This update contains stability improvements and bug fixes.
Compatibility: OS X 10.9 or later, iOS 7.0 or later
Numbers 3.2.2 & Numbers 2.2.2 for iOS
This update contains stability improvements and bug fixes.
Compatibility: OS X 10.9 or later, iOS 7.0 or later
iMovie 10.0.5
This update includes iCloud compatibility improvements for iMovie Theater.
Compatibility: OS X 10.9.2 or later
The next meeting will be held Thursday, September 25, 2014, 4:30 PM at the Langlois Library.
(subject to confirmation)
All Those Image Formats
Preview makes it easy to read Portable Document Files (PDFs) and open popular image files including 
JPEG, TIFF, and PNG.
Preview can open the following file types:
AI - Adobe Illustrator Artwork files
BMP – Windows Bitmap files
DNG – Digital Negative files
DAE - Collada 3D files
EPS – Encapsulated PostScript files (after an automatic conversion to PDF)
FAX – faxes
FPX – FlashPix files
GIF – Graphics Interchange Format files
HDR – High Dynamic Range Image files
ICNS – Apple Icon Image files
ICO – Windows icon files
JPEG 2000 – JPEG 2000 files
JPEG – Joint Photographic Experts Group files
OpenEXR – OpenEXR files
PS – Adobe PostScript files (after an automatic conversion to PDF)
PSD – Adobe Photoshop files
PICT – QuickDraw image files
PDF – Portable Document Format version 1.3 (1998) + some additional features
PNG – Portable Network Graphics files
PNTG – MacPaint Bitmap Graphic files
QTIF – QuickTime image files
RAD – Radiance Scene Description files
RAW – Raw image files
SGI – Silicon Graphics Image files
TGA – TARGA image files
TIF, TIFF – Tagged Image File Format files
XBM – X BitMap files
PPT – PowerPoint files
Beginning with Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Preview restricts the Format option popup menu in the Save As dialog 
to commonly used types. It is possible to access the full format list by holding down the Option key when 
clicking the Format popup menu. (GIF, ICNS, JPEG, JPEG-2000, Microsoft BMP, Microsoft Icon, OpenEXR, 
PDF, Photoshop, PNG, SGI, TGA, TIFF)
JPEG
JPEG 2000
OpenEXR
PDF
PNG
TIFF
GIF
ICNS
BMP
ICO
PSD
SGI
TGA
RAW
GraphicConverter

Q&A, General Discussion