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I have a Mac with Virtual PC 7 installed. I'm trying to transfer my iTunes files on Mac OS to Windows Media Player on Windows XP. How can I do this, I dont feel like buying a jump drive.

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What type of Mac is it? PowerPC G4, Laptop, etc? You can copy the files from the Mac partition to the mounted Virtual PC volume and have the XP side find the new files. It is duplication but it is the only way I have found to work without causing other problems.

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How do I transfer my Tree Maker files from my PC to my iMac.


Family Tree Maker has a Mac version of their software available on their website.
This link also provides some possible solutions for your situation for converting PC version to Mac.

http://ancestry.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3916



If you have any reason to not switch to the Mac version of Family Tree Maker, or have other PC software that may not not be available for Mac, there is an easy solution for this as well, but does require purchasing a copy of Windows. You can install Windows as a second operating system on your Mac to support those applications not compatible with Mac. This can be done using the built in "Bootcamp" utility on your Mac. This allows you to boot to any version of Windows or Linux, as well as your Mac OS. Another method is to install "Parallels" for Mac, which also allows you to install multiple operatings systems, but with the added ability to Mac OS X and Windows simultaneously.

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How to Export Songs from iPad to Mac?


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Are there any methods to transfer files from iPad to PC (iPod to Mac)?</span></span></a><br /> <p><span><span><span><br /> In fact, it is very easy as soon as you own </span></span></span><a href="http://www.ipad-to-itunes.com/"><span><span><span>ipad to itunes transfer</span></span></span><span><span></span></span></a><span><span><span> or ipad to mac transfer. <b><span>iPad to Mac Transfer</span></b><span> makes it easy to transfer iPad music, photos, videos and movies to Mac. Moreover, you can freely copy iPad files to iTunes library, add Mac files to iPad. Recover lost or missing music or backup and restore all of your iPad content; including your favorite songs, videos, photos, Play Lists and more. If you have any iPad/iPhone device, this software is a "must have" utility to keep your iPad/iPhone data safe. With its powerful features, great automation (copying the iPad library to Mac is very easy), all simplicity make iPad to Mac Transfer a terrific choice for copying iPad libraries to Mac computers.</span></span></span></span><br /> <p><span><span><span>When you want to backup your iPad collection on Mac in case files are damaged or crashed, you need an </span></span></span><a href="http://www.ipad-to-mac.org/"><span><span><span><span> </span>iPad to Mac Transfer </span></span></span><span><span></span></span></a><span><span><span>to <span>export songs from iPad to Mac</span>.<span> ipad to mac transfer </span>makes you transfer iPad music, photos, videos and movies to Mac. Moreover, you can freely copy iPad files to iTunes library, add Mac files to iPad is supported now.</span></span></span><br /> <span><span><a></a><a><span><span>Why we choose iPad to Mac Transfer?</span></span></a></span></span> <span><span><span><span><b><span>Compatible with all types of iPad/iPod/iPhone</span></b></span></span></span></span><span><span><span><span><span><br /> </span></span></span></span></span><span><span><span><span><span>Works with iPad, and all models of iPods, including, iPod classic, iPod nano, iPod nano 5G, iPod touch, iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, etc;</span></span></span></span></span> <span><span><span><span><b><span>Use iPad as a portable hard drive</span></b></span></span></span></span><span><span><span><span><span><br /> Open iPad with Finder to make iPad a portable hard disk for managing all iPad contents freely;</span></span></span></span></span><br /> <span><span><span><span><b><span>Identify iPad info</span></b></span></span></span></span><span><span><span><span><span><br /> Connected with Mac computer, automatically show you iPad model, capacity, version, format and serial number;</span></span></span></span></span><br /> <span><span><span><span><b><span>Create and edit iPad playlists</span></b></span></span></span></span><span><span><span><span><span><br /> This iPad to Mac Transfer allows you to create a new playlist to add music, videos and photos for quick access;</span></span></span></span></span><br /> <span><span><span><span><b><span>Quicker search</span></b></span></span></span></span><span><span><span><span><span><br /> Locate movie, music or photo in your iPad with quick search or filter iPad files by artist, album, genre, composer to get what you want quickly;</span></span></span></span></span><br /> <span><span><span><span><b><span>Two modes to view</span></b></span></span></span></span><span><span><span><span><span><br /> Provide two modes to view iPad: list and thumbnails. You can add illustration for music/photos/videos in thumbnails mode;</span></span></span></span></span><br /> <p><span><span><span><span><b><span>Step-by-step Guide: How to export songs from iPad to Mac?</span></b></span></span></span></span><br /> <p><span><span><span><span><b><span>Step 1.</span></b></span></span></span></span><span><span><span><span><span> Connect iPad to your Mac, and then your files will appeared on the software automatically.</span></span></span></span></span><br /> <p><span><span><span><span><b><span>Step 2.</span></b></span></span></span></span><span><span><span><span><span> Open the library/playlist, and select the songs you want to export.</span></span></span></span></span><br /> <p><span><span><span><span><b><span>Step 3.</span></b></span></span></span></span><span><span><span><span><span> Click the Transfer button to start exporting songs from iPad to Mac. </span></span></span></span></span><br /> <p><span><span><span><span><span>When finished, the following information dialogbox will be poped-up and remind you how many files you had exported. Just download the trial version and have a try. </span></span></span></span></span><br />

on Oct 20, 2010 | Mac Desktops

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Best way about playing and converting MPG/MPEG files on Mac


To play an MPG file, a QuickTime player on Mac couldn’t fully satisfied. If you have an MPG file and you want to play it on your Mac, you need to download some components for Mac players or some other media players. If you want to edit this MPG file in iMovie, you need to convert this MPG file into MOV format first, and then edit it.
If you only want to play your MPG file, here we recommend two components for QuickTime Player. The most popular components for Mac players on market are Perian and Flip4Mac. The first solution is download one from either official website.
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Perianis an open source plug-in which enables QuickTime to play several popular video formats not supported natively by QuickTime on Mac OS X, i.e. AVI, DIVX, FLV, MKV, GVI, VP6, and VFW. If your MOV file is still on strike, try to uninstall your old QuickTime Version and download the latest one QuickTime 7.6.
Flip4Mac is for watching Windows Media files (.wma and .wmv) directly in QuickTime Player and viewing Windows Media content on the Internet using a Web browser. It’s not suitable for playing a MOV file.

How to edit and convert MPG/MPEG files to MOV?


If you want to do more and you want to edit it on iMovie or upload onto YouTube, you need a media converter for Mac to convert MPG/MPEG files to MOV formats. Mac MPG to MOV Converter will show you how to achieve it within several easy steps.
Download and install MPG/MPEG to MOV Converter for Mac here.

Step 1: After this Mac MPG/MPEG Converter is running , just click “ADD” button on the top, and choose your MPG or MPEG file you want to convert. If you have several MPG files and you want to put them together and get a complete MOV file, just check all the files and check the box in front of Merge into one.

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Step 2: Click the “format” button on the thumbnail, select “Common Video” and Choose ‘MOV-QuickTime (*.mov)’ from the dropdown list . If you have no idea what kind of formats that your device supports, just choose according to the device’s name.

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Step 3: Before pressing Convert button, we advise you check the setting first. You can change the settings manually, also you can use the original settings, which will work just perfect.

Step 4: If you have no use for editing MPG/MPEG videos, just press “Start” and begin to convert MPG video to MOV for your Mac.

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What is MOV?
MOV is a file extension used by the QuickTime-wrapped files. The format was created by Apple Computer to work with multimedia files. MOV is a container format and can contain video, animation, graphics, 3D and virtual reality (VR) content or text (for subtitles, for example).

on Jun 30, 2010 | Mac Desktops

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In apple pc mac os and windows 7 are there problem is


You cannot install Windows on a Macintosh with a PowerPC processor.

Jul 28, 2010 | Apple iMac G5 Desktop

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Just got an lg ge20 not working on mac


I wish I could tell you that your Mac is compatible with the LG GE20 20X DVD Burner but unfortunately it is not.

Here are the system requirements for this burner
LG GE20 20X DVD Burner Technical Specifications

The CD included is not the only item that is not compatible with the Mac, it is also the DVD burner itself. It is only windows compatible I'm afraid.

However, I do know that the Apple.com online store, has a comparable DVD+RW burner, the
LaCie 22x d2 DVD+RW with LightScribe
which will work with your iMac.

This is a genuine incompatibility issue.

If you had an Intel iMac, there actually is a workaround process where virtual machine software, like VMWare Fusion or Parallels, could be installed, with a version of Windows XP, Vista, or 7, display as a 2nd terminal within a Mac OS X desktop.

What's makes this effective, is that the LG GE20 could work with a windows virtual machine and because software like VMWare for example, can share devices, including optical CD/DVD drives, the Mac could share that drive with the windows virtual machine.

But since you do not have an Intel iMac, unless I am reading the description of your Mac computer(Apple iMAC Mac Notebook) incorrectly, the LaCie burner information, I provided above, would be the best option for your model of iMac.

Again, if I have described your model of Mac incorrectly let me know and I will be glad to assist further.

Regards,

-Mactechtrainer





Feb 01, 2010 | Apple iMac Notebook

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How to fix a error 48 with itunes


The message does not indicate that there is an issue with the iPod but that that iTunes was unable to read the iPod software update it uses to restore or update your iPod. You can delete the folder containing the iPod software update files so iTunes can download a new copy of the iPod software update.

Here are the steps to take if you get this message:

Eject iPod and quit iTunes.
Use Disk Utility in Mac OS X or run chkdsk in Windows to verify there are no other issues on your hard drive.
Locate the iPod Software Updates folder:
In Mac OS X, the folder is
/Users/username/Library/iTunes/iPod Software Updates
In Windows Vista, the folder is
C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\iTunes\iPod Software Updates
In Windows XP and Windows 2000, the folder is
C:\Documents and Settings\yourusername\Application Data\Apple Computer\iTunes\iPod Software Updates

Note: If you don't see the files in Windows, turn on the Show hidden files option.
Windows Vista: Open Computer and choose Folder and Search Options from the Organize menu.
Windows XP and 2000: Open My Computer and click Folder Options from the Tools menu.
Click the View tab.
In the Advanced Settings pane, select the "Show hidden files and folders" button.
Click OK.
Drag the iPod Software Updates folder to the Trash or Recycle Bin.
Connect iPod and open iTunes. You will need to be connected to the Internet to download the files.

Then restore

on Apr 25, 2010 | Mac Desktops

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Why Should you get Parallel Desktop for Mac A lot of PC users are watching...


Why Should you get Parallel Desktop for Mac



A lot of PC users are watching closely on the growth of popularity on Apple products. Parallels Desktop for Mac provides an awesome alternative - running Windows directly from within Mac OS X.

The developers have tried to create as seamless an experience as possible, incorporating features like Coherence, which let you open a Windows application from the Mac OS X Dock, and SmartSelect, which lets you open Mac documents with Windows applications (and vice versa).

The benefit of this is it is now possible to run various program like Windows XP or Vista on an Apple Mac computer.

With the Parallel Desktop for MAC, it now enables Apple MAC user to use Windows, Linux, and more side by side with MAC OS or any Intel Powered MAC without rebooting.

There’s a lot of benefits Parallel Desktop has to offer and these includes opening windows file with MAC Application and Mac files with Windows Application using parallel SmartSelect. Share files and folders between Windows and MAC.

It’s now possible to browse windows folder and access files without launching windows with Parallel Explorer. Even running selected PC games on Mac with supports to 3D graphics.

These key features give a lot more convenience to Apple Mac users. Imagine running windows like a native Mac application without rebooting.

Parallel not only gives you free-floating Windows apps in its Coherence mode, but it also drops the Windows Taskbar atop the dock (or you can move it to the top of the screen, under the Finder menu bar).

The Parallel includes a set of utilities that lets you do all kinds of interesting things. There's a migration tool (Parallels Transporter); a program that lets you browse a virtual hard drive without actually launch Parallels (Parallels Explorer); a program for managing the size of virtual disks (Parallels Image Tool).

New to a recent upgrade is SmartSelect, which lets you associate file types with applications on the guest operating system.

For example, if someone sends you a Word document via Apple Mail, you can use SmartSelect to designate the Windows version of Word to open the file when you double-click it.

You can also reverse this, so double-clicking files in Windows causes them to be opened in Mac applications. Even for PC gamer, this has been a big breakthrough because for gamers, the biggest advantage Parallels Desktop 3.0 offers is the ability to run games.
Almost all games in the PC space require 3D graphics acceleration, even the casual ones, and up to now, Parallels has not had any 3D graphics acceleration at all.

on Dec 30, 2009 | Mac Desktops

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I need a video card software and my video card is built in please help me this is my system OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600 OS Manufacturer Microsoft...


Check with some quality video card companies to see which cards are compatible with your motherboard. You might find you can't get a very good quality card or maybe you might find some quality cards you can install yourself. Its only a couple of screws. Mostly is it compatible with your motherboard.

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I have Apple iMac G5 + G5 iSight and i want to boot it from my windows xp bootable CD please tell me how to do that????.........


you will need an intel mac to use a xp boot disc.

or with virtual pc installed you can run windows 2000, not sure about xp though.

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Imac g5 model:a1058


iMac G5's cannot run windows alone, but older software can be purchased like Virtual PC to run windows on that unit.

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