If you’re downloading a file and the Save File dialogue box appears, it is best to specify which folder you want to save on your computer. If you do not see the Save File dialogue box the default location in Mac OS X is the Downloads folder in your Users folder.
Open the Downloads folders from the Dock or from your User Home folder. Sort the files by clicking the Date Modified column heading so that the latest downloads are shown at the top.
If you do not see the file you are looking for, you can search for it by following these steps:
Apple has included built-in ZIP support in Mac OS X 10.3 and later, along with other compression formats. So just double-click on the zip file (with the zipper icon on it) to decompress it. The unzipped file will open alongside the original file.
If your operating system is pre Mac OS X 10.3 you can download StuffIt expander for Mac by clicking here.
Powerpoint presentations can be downloaded in two sizes: 4:3 ratio or 16:9 ratio widescreen. Choose the size to suit the screen ratio you on which you will display the Powerpoint Presentation.
You will need to have Microsoft PowerPoint software installed on your Mac to open and view PowerPoint slides. However if you are using Mac OS 10.5.x or later then you can select the PowerPoint file by clicking it once, then tapping the spacebar to open it in Quick View,.
In PowerPoint go to the SlideShow menu and choose View Show. You can advance your slides using the space bar on your keyboard, the right arrow key, or left clicking your mouse button. Press the left arrow key to go back a slide.
If you press the ‘B’ key while your PowerPoint slide is showing, the screen will go black or press ‘W’ to make it white. This is useful if you need to digress or move the focus of attention back to the story teller. When you are ready to move on, just press the same key again (B or W)and the image reappears.
To end your presentation before reaching the end of your slides, press the Escape key on your keyboard or right click on your presentation slide and choose End Show.
FreeBibleimages PDF’s can be downloaded in two sizes: 4:3 ratio or 16:9 ratio widescreen.
Choose the size to suit the screen ratio you on which you will display the PDF.
PDF (Portable Document Format) files can be viewed with Apple’s built-in Quick View, Adobe Acrobat software or the free Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you do not already have this viewer on your computer, you may download it at no cost from Adobe’s Web site by clicking here.
PDF files from FreeBibleimages can be read by Acrobat Reader version 6 onwards. Each image of the Bible story is shown on a new page. In Acrobat Reader, you can ‘turn’ pages of any PDF document using the arrow buttons on the keyboard and change view size by using the magnifying glass.
FreeBibleimages Apple Keynote presentations can be downloaded in two sizes: 4:3 ratio or 16:9 ratio widescreen. Choose the size to suit the screen ratio you on which you will display the slides.
You can only view Apple Keypoint presentations on an Apple Mac computer with an Intel, PowerPC G5, or PowerPC G4 (500MHz or faster) processor. Apple Keynote software needs to be installed to open files. It is purchased as a stand alone product or as part of the iWork software suite.
FreeBibleimages uses Keynote 1.2 which means you can also display the presentation on an IPad if you have downloaded the Keynote app from iTunes.
You can download FreeBibleimages JPEG files in the following resolutions:
The acronym JPEG stands for Joint Photographic Experts Group. The JPEG compressed image format is the standard for web page graphics.
These images can be opened if you are using Mac OS X by selecting an image and pressing the spacebar key to open in Quick View. To view JPEG’s in image software that is open, go to the File menu and select ‘Open.’ Find the JPEG image and open it.
JPEG files can also be viewed in any web browser on your computer. When the browser is open choose ‘Open File’ from the File menu and select the JPEG image.
At this point your Mac and projector should be synchronized. If not, try following the steps below:
When the Displays window appears, select the Arrangement tab within the menu bar.
Check the Mirror Displays box in the lower left-hand corner of the window. (Note: After checking this box, please wait several seconds. Once the displays are mirrored, you should see the same image on both your projector and computer.)