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Mac tips, tricks and shortcuts: Here's your master list

All of our Mac shortcuts, tips and tricks assembled in one place.

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Whether you have just purchased your first Mac or are a seasoned Mac user, this collection of shortcuts is sure to make your life easier -- or at least more efficient when seated in front of your Mac.

We have rounded up all of our recent Mac tips and tricks, from using Finder and Spotlight to improve your search efforts to better browsing with Safari and better navigation of iTunes. We have also included helpful tips on the various ways you can lock your Mac, Force Quit apps and limit notifications.

10 shortcuts for general Mac use

Let's start off with 10 general Mac tips, from quitting apps to calling up Spotlight search.

12 Spotlight search tips

Speaking of Spotlight, here are a dozen Spotlight tips for your Mac's surprisingly powerful and flexible search tool.

10 Finder shortcuts

Find files faster with Finder.

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21 Safari shortcuts

Become a Safari Svengali by employing some of these keyboard shortcuts.

16 iTunes shortcuts

Make your life easier with these keyboard shortcuts for iTunes 12.4.

3 ways to limit notifications on your Mac

Learn how to use Do Not Disturb for fewer interruptions.

4 ways to Force Quit an app on your Mac

Pick your favorite way to eradicate unresponsive apps.

7 ways to lock your MacBook

When it comes to locking your Mac, you have options.