How to split and merge Finder tabs and windows on Mac

Mac's Finder icon on a blue background

Tabs allow you to view multiple Finder windows within a single interface, and they work very much like the tabs in your favorite web browser. You can easily break apart Finder tabs into their own separate windows or merge all tabs back into a single window. In this brief tutorial, we'll show you how to do both on your Mac.

How to copy a file or folder’s complete path directly from Finder on your Mac

Copy pathname of folder in Finder on Mac

macOS has some little known features that let you see and interact with the path of files in Finder. For instance, you can enable an interactive file path bar at the bottom of Finder windows, and even show the complete path in a window's title bar.

Another helpful feature is the ability to copy a file or folder's complete path directly from the Finder on your Mac, and this tutorial shows you how to do that.

How to use your iPhone or iPad as a USB drive on Mac or Windows PC

Use iPhone as USB pen drive on computer

With a USB stick, you can store all kind of data and move files from one computer to another. You can do the same with your iOS device when connected to a Mac or PC.

In this tutorial, we'll show how to efficiently use your iPhone or iPad as a flash drive to store files or move them around. We cover both wired and wireless methods.

How to batch rename files on Mac

Rename several files at once on Mac in a particular format

Batch renaming in Finder allows you to change the name of multiple files at once. As someone who often has to rename groups of files, this is an excellent macOS feature, and in this tutorial, I'll walk you through the process of renaming several files instantly on your Mac.

How to transfer video, audio, subtitles, and other files from your Mac or PC to the VLC app on iPhone and iPad

Transfer file to the VLC iPhone or iPad app from your Mac or PC

VLC is among the best media player apps that can open several file formats, including MKV, AVI, MP4, MOV, SRT, Opus, DTS, etc. You can easily add and save files inside the iOS VLC app to enjoy them on the go.

In this tutorial, we show you two ways (wired and wireless) to transfer video, audio, subtitle, and other files from a Mac or PC to the VLC app on your iPhone or iPad.