Video Demo of Using 6 Displays in Apple’s New OS X Mavericks

| Cool Stuff Found

YouTube user "MrThaiBox123" has posted a comprehensive look at working with multiple monitors—six displays, to be precise—in Apple's new OS X 10.9 Mavericks. The company introduced some changes in multi-display support, including the ability to  access the Dock and Menu Bar from all of your displays, and the ability to run different full screen apps in different displays. Mavericks also handles desktop images differently. MrThaiBox123 runs through the changes and then discusses the pros and cons. [Via 9to5Mac.]

{video} https://i.ytimg.com/vi/Mi6AhogZCeg/mqdefault.jpg {/video}

Check It Out: Video Demo of Using 6 Displays in Apple’s New OS X Mavericks

The TMO Express Newsletter emails you the latest Apple headlines every weekday.

Comments

ilikeimac

At least there’s a preference to go back to the old way, even though it still has the problem with full screen mode disabling the rest of the monitors. Maybe Apple will listen to reason if enough people comment on this inanity.

KitsuneStudios

Well, the new workflow definitely seems to work better for my use.

I wish he looked a little more at the menu bar across multiple screens and dock behaviour; those are a little more commonly used cases than ensuring the wallpaper on the wall-o-monitors is consistent across all screens. Nice to see the odd use case is being pointed out though.

furbies

So much for Developer NDAs?

davidneale

But it’s not actually a final release version, so what’s he actually complaining about?

Actually…

hoomee

Whaaaa I can’t get my multi-monitor wallpaper to look right. How can I do my work without my multi-monitor wallpaper…

You need 6 monitors like I need 6 toes.

Andhaka

So they finally fix things to actually have multiple monitors behave as indipendent of each others (which is the purpose to have multiple monitors in the first place) and all you can do i complain because it messes with your multiple desktop wallpaper?!?!

Wow.. talk about positive feedback about REAL usability. :D

cheers

Fastflyer

This will be much better for my work flow. How about tabbed screens? Are they there?

Log-in to comment