BBC Motion Gallery debuts free Search Widget for Apple’s Mac OS X Tiger

BBC Motion Gallery, the footage licensing arm of BBC Worldwide, has announced the availability of a customized Dashboard widget for Apple’s Mac OS X Tiger:

When it comes to searches, there’s no such thing as too fast. And now, if you’re a Mac user, you can search our entire online archive without ever even opening your browser.

With our efficient Search widget, you have almost instant access. You can scroll through thumbnail search results, preview your clips, even download motion comps-all in seconds.

And because our Search widget is so fast, it’s a defacto idea generator. A fun way to discover the unexpected shot or spark inspiration.

Apple has built powerful, easy features into Mac OS X, like Spotlight and Dashboard, to expedite production workflow, and we intend to take full advantage of these innovations to make your creative life as easy as possible.

Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger is required. If you’re using Safari, click the download link. When the widget download is complete, show Dashboard, click the Plus sign to display the Widget Bar and click the widget’s icon in the Widget Bar to open it. If you’re using a browser other than Safari, click download.

When the widget download is complete, unarchive it and place it in /Library/Widgets/ in your home folder. show Dashboard, click the Plus sign to display the Widget Bar and click the widget’s icon in the Widget Bar to open it.

More info and download link for the Widget in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Note: What, you don’t have the free MacDailyNews Dashboard Widget?! Why the heck not?! More info, screenshots, and download link here.

6 Comments

  1. My school’s fascist network blocks QuickTime videos :(… then again it also blocks the Michael Jackson Wikipedia page for ‘excessive use of questionable words’…

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