Adam Engst and Josh Centers have a new Take Control book out that covers an application you already have. In Take Control of Preview, Adam and Josh look at the power of the Preview that goes way beyond just PDF viewing. They talk about how the book was the result of reader demand, how it can be used to annotate PDFs, tweak images, mark up and even digitally sign documents. With the same photo imaging engine used in iPhoto, alpha channel capabilities, scanner support and more, Preview might become your image editor of choice. Find out from Adam and Josh why Preview may not solve all your problems, but why it might become one of your most frequently used apps.
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Adam C. Engst is the publisher of TidBITS and Take Control Books. He has written numerous books, including the best-selling Internet Starter Kit series, and many magazine articles – thanks to Contributing Editor positions at MacUser, MacWEEK, and now Macworld. His innovations include the creation of the first advertising program to support an Internet publication in 1992, the first flat-rate accounts for graphical Internet access in 1993, and the Take Control electronic book series. His awards include the MDJ Power 25 ranking as the most influential person in the Macintosh industry outside of Apple every year since 2000, inclusion on the MacTech 25 list of influential people in the Macintosh technical community, and being named one of MacDirectory’s top ten visionaries. And yes, he has been turned into an action figure. Want more? Follow Adam on Twitter for 140-character musings on a variety of topics.