Free Mac guides and tutorials. Learn how to use your Mac today.

Welcome to MacForBeginners. Our guides, articles and tutorials will help you become a better and more confident Mac user. All our articles are free.

Show all articles

Or, get started by reading our Mac OS X Introduction.

Recommended articles

Specialities

FTP on a Mac

FTP is a popular way of sending large files over the internet, used by designers, publishers and other professionals. There are many great FTP clients for the Mac.

Mac OS X Guide

Changing icons

Looking for fun new ways of making your Mac more personal? If you want, you can replace the icons of any application on your Mac.

Mac OS X Guide

Password protect your Mac’s screensaver

Protecting your Mac with a screensaver password is a good way to make sure your personal data stays private, even when leaving your Mac among friends and colleagues.

Mac OS X Guide

Install Applications

Installing applications on a Mac couldn't be easier. In a few minutes, you can fill your Mac with new apps that you can download online.

Let us help you!

We have all the articles you need to understand your Mac.
Explore our article archive!

Show all articles

Our blog

New video: Browse Files and Folders

New blog posts

We produced a new video! Learn how to browse all the files and folders on your Mac. Hope you like it!

Uncategorized

Great Productivity Apps for Mac Users

New blog posts

With a steady increase of potential interruptions, the challenge today is not to stay up-to-date, but to stay focused. How do one shut out all the disturbances? We’ve made a list of some of our favorite productivity-boosting apps.

Productivity