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Where To Get Software For A Macintosh?

Hey, I just got a macbook. I am finding things quite hard as expected but where can I get Mac softwares?

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Yawn! Ok mr gates jnr, ur daddy's car is bigger than mine, do u want a slot on superbowl 2 tell d world? Whether u like it or not, other os exist and are thriving! U dnt like dt or d folks using it, jump into d lagoon!

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whats with your persistent trolling?

if this is what happens when you switch to linux ( barging into threads screaming opensource and your os sucks ) , i can understand why windows is still the dominant operating system

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LIKE I ALWAYS TELL ALL YA FOLKS, OPENSOURCE IS THE WAY TO GO!

THE SMART FOLKS WHO WRITE FOR OPENSOURCE USUALLY DO THEIR PROGS FOR AS MANY PLATFORMS AS POSSIBLE! SO MOST LINUX WARES HAVE MACS VERSIONS. IF YOU ARE STUCK FOR WARES, ASK THE LINUX FOLKS FOR THEIR WARES, THE MAKER WILL USUALLY HAVE THE MAC VERSION.

AS FOR MUMU (X1000000000) LIKE ROMULUS AND CO WELL, JUST DONT LEMME START. I WONDER HOW MUCH IT COST U TO USE YOUR silly "PC" WITH EVEN MORE silly "OS"

AND ALL UR WHINING WE SEE U USUALLY DO ON FORUMS, "my pc is very slow" i cant bla bla bla" which antivirus is the best, where can i get,

tseew! look, if e no concern you shut up! u dont use a mac, how the mac question concern you? mumu

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Gud morning we are back lagosland.wen.ru

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@ Topic

Wanna say a big tnx 2 GAMINE who started dis post and also 2 QLEYO and ALEXIS for ur contributions. U guys have made me appreciate my MacBook Air and right now I see no reason why I would want to install Windows on it when i can practically do everything on my Mac.

I would also appreciate if ALEXIS could help me out on how to locate the serial seeker.

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Qleyo,

Thanks for the advice.

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so - so glad i happened this way. sheesh, just got saddled with a macIX, thanks folks.

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@All Abeg no fight o.

@Alexis: ok, I'll be expecting, tanx.

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Romulus,

I will not trade words with you. A thread that was intended to assist an individual with MAC softwares has degenerated into insults and name calling

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I knew it! He just had to be a RoosterDrinker. I got blah-blah- blah from wuteva, Story teller, who asked you? I am simply tryin making you see how dumb you and you apple "toys" are. Keep on saving your Bottom till you roast in HELL! MOFO!

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hayprof,

I am currently burning the adobe creative suite for Gamine - it is about 8 CDs altogether. Let me get more CDs and when I am done, I will let you know and send them to you.

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Romulus,

I won't argue with you man; feel free wo say whatever you wish. Be constructive in your criticism so people can know where you are driving at.

That been said, yes - I got an IPOD shuffle as a christmas gift from my office and I intend to get the 80GB when I save enough money, perhaps that will make you jump of the 3rd mainland bridge.

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romulus,

What a solution you have recommended, I applaud you.

Next time, if you don't have anything important to write, then don't write anything

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-Can I get a copy of this disc frm u?

i sent u an email but it was nt delivered, u can holla me on Yahoo IM -haycubez

tanx.

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Gamine: Welcome to the iMAC Universe.

There should be an Apple Store in your vincinity or in a major city, failing that: your apple computer has a silver '@' icon (with springs ) in the dock on your desktop- click that icon and it will take you to the mac download page.

http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/

I would not bother with any other webpage unless it is specifically for the imac - stores like PC world and so on have very little mac software and even less ability to handle software/hardware and computer technical support. The link I gave you gives you ways and means to contact technical support via email or phone- the mac itself is simple to operate: but even though the new version of Leopard has the ability to use pc software- I would be wary of it since pc software ultimately will make your mac vulnerable to viruses and so on.

I use an apple G4 and am still debating whether to upgrade and buy the New Model - I might well do it next year once there are more compatible software available: my advice re-browsers- get rid of safari- its actually quite useless Mozilla Firefox or Camino are better browsers - you will find a lot of websites may work well with Safari but theres a lot of functions that simply won't appear because Safari is not equipped with up to date functions: for instance if you use aol black voices forums - you won't be able to use the edit tool because it doesn't show on Safari- whereas with Camino or Firefox- its there. A lot of webpages just don't acknolwedge Safari period.

Hope this has been useful.

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Welcome to mactopia! I'm a loyal mac owner/user/lover, I own a mini and at work I use a G5. What do you need to know?!

I'll tell you what you already have and necessities you can download, all your applications are in Finder > Applications (well by default)

1. Safaria to OS X is like IE to windows. So if you go to Finder > Applications > Safari

2. iChat rocks! iChat to mac is like MSN messenger to windows, you can get a .mac account and have your mac and aol buddies on ichat.

3. Download adiumx, go to www.adiumx.com download the .dmg (.dmg stands for disk image and is what most programs will come packages in - so .dmg to mac is like .exe to windows - so to say) Now adiumx is a one stop shop chat client, you can use it for msn, yahoo, gmail, icq etc etc I've used adium x and ichat for years.

4. Download acquisition lol, you might be used to limewire on PCs but acquisition was made for macs and is so much quicker! http://www.acquisitionx.com/ you can get limewire if you want though http://www.limewire.com/english/content/downloadfree.shtml

5. Get VLC player for all your video needs, go to http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-macosx.html VLC plays almost every video format I can think of - even avi!

6. iTunes is in your apps (applications) folder if you've used iTunes on windows its the same thing so double click it and get started.

7. Sys prefs (system preferences) to mac is control panel to windows, also in your apps folder

Other important things to note, CTRL on PCs is called Command or well apple key on macs, so if say you are used to CTRL + C for copy, on a mac its apple key + C (apple key is the key with the apple sign). Alt on mac is called Option, and Shift is shift. At the top of your mac is the menu bar, on windows I'm sure you are used to seeing File Edit View etc for every window /application; on macs you have just one, as you switch between programs the menu bar changes respectively so say you were in safari the menu bar is for safari if you click on say Preview (preview is the default image viewer program) the menu bar is now for preview.

The apple sign at the top left corner stays the same forever (its the equivalanet of My Computer), it contains things like About my mac, restart, standby, shutdown etc. Click on it and go to MAC OS X Software anything apple is on that site.

The Dock at the bottom is the equivalent of your start menu if you want to add more icons to it simply go to finder > applications and drag the icon to your dock alternatively, you can run the application (it will load in the dock) right click it or control click (as we say for macs i.e. CTRL + click) and select Keep in dock.

Lets see what else, I can't think of anything else but trust me use it for a week or two and you'll never want to see windows in your life again. I have two mac converts (they both now own a 17" powerbook and a 15" macbook pro) and both never want to see windows again.

p.s. anything else give me a shout and do not DARE return that mac! If you have a macbook then that means you have an intel processor and if you do then you need bootcamp to install windows. Read here - http://www.apple.com/macosx/bootcamp/ But why would you want to do that! lol nooooo do not stain the mac (joke)

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Gamine - sweety, you have one of the best operating systems in your hands. Apple comes with alot of softwares by default. If you miss your microsoft office and wants to get a version for mac, visit microsoft and order a copy for mac. If you want something that is free and can do the what office can do then I recommend open office, you can get it at www.openoffice.org, http://www.pure-mac.com also is a great site.

You let me know what you need - I have a DVD that have over 8000 programs for MAC ranging from ripping DVDs to your hard disk to sniffing wireless networks. Just so you should know, most suites that run on windows run on a MAC i.e dreamweaver, flash, fireworks, java etc. I will happy to have a new mac convert, you will never regret it.

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what kind of software do you want? There are zillions of open source software that works on the mac. And don't let any one criticise your choice of such a sexy beast.

check out http://www.pure-mac.com/

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In reply to your question, this is a very good link for you to get your computer software, simply visit this link and order today, most softwares around are all trial softwares they tend to expire with time. have this link http://www.amazon.com/gp/search?ie=UTF8&keywords=macintosh%20software&tag=httpwwwmobile-20&index=software&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325 good luck!

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You bought a Macbook before thinking about where to get the software? Please [i]return it [/i]quickly.

Ok, here's a useful link: http://www.download.com/2001-2003-0.html

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not trying to sound ignorant but come on

Dont think, dont assume, be aware of what you are buying before you buy it. CONSUMER AWARENESS. LOL

you thought next time stick with what you know

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Adobe photoshop runs on mac as well - I think I have a copy and you can use your serial seeker to get a key.

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