We finally made the big move from Windows to Mac. That’s right, since 2008 we’ve been working with Windows computers and software. Changing tools was not as simple as, say, switching from an old car to a new model from a different manufacturer. It required several months of planning, as well as implementation.
The first order of business was porting over thousands of files created over the years, reorganizing them, archiving, and (in some cases) deleting, and then setting up shop in the clouds — namely, Adobe’s Creative Cloud. That meant getting all new versions of the apps we reply on, as shown in the screen-shot below.
Adobe Photoshop topped the list, and switching to the Mac version required updating all the various plug-ins, such as Retrographer for special effects. (A review of the Mac version will appear in January.) In some cases the apps we used had no Mac version, so replacements had to be found and tested.
But now all the grunt work is behind us. We’re back!—armed with MacBooks and iPads and ready for action.
Thanks for your patience.
Happy New Year to all!