Using & Managing Apps in macOS Catalina

macOS Catalina    |    Beginner
  • 9 videos | 29m 49s
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There are a number of ways to access an application on macOS Catalina. Discover how to use the Launchpad or Mission Control to work with a number of different applications. Learn how to find, open, and close applications using your mouse or keyboard shortcuts. Lastly, see how to set up your login items to easily open the applications or files you use most.


  • Discover the key concepts in the macos catalina: using & managing apps
    Find and open applications
    Close and quit an application
    Organize applications in the launchpad
    Use mission control to manage apps and windows
  • Create, customize and delete desktops
    Associate and relocate apps in different spaces
    Configure mission control options
    Configure and customize startup apps


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    This video outlines the key content covered in the Using & Managing Apps course, including organizing apps with desktop spaces, using Mission Control to manage apps and knowing how to access and quit apps. FREE ACCESS
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    macOS Catalina offers many possibilities for quickly finding and opening an application. Learn how to open apps from the Finder, from using Spotlight Search as well as using Siri. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Closing & quitting an application in macOS Catalina
    3m 55s
    If you're trying to close an application on macOS Catalina, but you find it is not responding, you can use the Force Quit feature. See how to access this feature and force quit applications rather than restarting your computer. You will also see how to use this option to relaunch the Finder. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Organizing your applications with Launchpad in macOS Catalina
    4m 8s
    Launchpad on macOS Catalina enables you to quickly access your applications. You can move, remove and create folders to better organize your apps. See how to arrange your apps to meet your needs. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Using multiple applications and windows in macOS Catalina
    2m 57s
    In macOS Catalina, Mission Control has an intuitive dashboard that allows you to manage multiple windows from one or multiple applications. See how to view and manage multiple windows and open applications in Mission Control or by using keyboard shortcuts. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Working on multiple desktops with Mission Control in macOS Catalina
    5m 18s
    To help you multitask you may find it useful to create multiple desktops. Mission Control in macOS Catalina allows you to create and manage multiple desktops quickly and easily. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Associating an application with a space in macOS Catalina
    2m 55s
    macOS Catalina allows you to create and manage multiple spaces. You can assign specific apps assigned to these desktop spaces. See how to assign apps and manage your spaces easily from Mission Control or your trackpad shortcuts. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Configuring Mission Control in macOS Catalina
    3m 26s
    Mission Control enables you to manage multiple Spaces. See how to use and configure your Mission Control settings to meet your needs on macOS Catalina. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Configuring your startup applications in macOS Catalina
    3m 33s
    You can choose apps that will open automatically when you log in to macOS Catalina. Learn how to access your user settings and assign apps to open as well as automatically hide opened apps. FREE ACCESS


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