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Easy Ilife 09 (Easy ...)by Brad Miser
Synopses & Reviews
See it done. do it yourself. It’s that Easy! Easy iLife ‘09 teaches you the fundamentals of working with the iLife suite, including iPhoto, iMovie, iWeb, and more. Fully illustrated steps with simple instructions guide you through each task, building the skills you need to master iLife ‘09 with ease. No need to feel intimidated, we’ll hold your hand every step of the way.
Learn how to…
• Get started with iLife 09, including protecting your priceless iLife content
• Add photos to your iPhoto library, improve them, and keep them organized
• Share your photos online at sites like Facebook and Flickr and use them in other exciting and creative projects
• Build amazing iMovie projects with video, audio, and special effects
• Put your movies on the Web with MobileMe, YouTube, or on an iPhone/iPod
• Create and publish sophisticated websites
• Put your iLife content on professional looking and sounding DVDs
• Create and mix your own music
Easy steps guide you through each task.
Items you select or click are shown in bold.
Each step is fully illustrated.
Covers: iLife ‘09
User Level: Beginner
Book News Annotation:
Unintimidating and colorful, this illustrated guide includes step-by-step instructions for working with projects in iPhoto, iMovie, iWeb, iDVD, and GarageBand. Tasks covered include: improving and sharing photos, creating photo projects, building a movie's video- and soundtracks, sharing movies, publishing and maintaining a website, and creating DVDs. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Covering every application in Apple's brand-new suite, including the new integration with Apple's MobileMe online service, this full-color, simple, step-by-step book has been carefully crafted to provide instant access to the tasks beginner-to-intermediate users need to master.
Easy iLife X is the perfect companion for everyone who's bought a new Macintosh with this product pre-installed... every Mac user who's upgrading to ... and millions of new Mac users who've just switched from Windows and want to make the most of all their digital content. This full-color, utterly simple, step-by-step book has been carefully crafted to provide instant access to the tasks beginner-to-intermediate users need to master.
This book covers every application in Apple's brand-new suite, including the new integration with Apple's MobileMe online service. Here's just some of what you will learn how to do...
" Use iPhoto to organize, edit, use, and share photos
" Create calendars, greeting cards, photo books, and much more
" Transform any Mac into a movie production studio with iMovie
" Create soundtracks, podcasts, and other audio content with GarageBand
" Publish your own web sites with iWeb
" Use iDVD to create sophisticated video and photo projects, complete with custom menus
" Easily keep track of all your digital content
About the Author
Brad Miser has written extensively about technology, with his favorite topics being anything whose name starts with i, such as iLife, iPhone, and iPod. In addition to Easy iLife ‘09, Brad has written more than 30 books, including My iPhone, Absolute Beginner’s Guide to iPod and iTunes, Special Edition Using Mac OS X Leopard, Teach Yourself Visually MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro Portable Genius. Brad is or has been a sales support specialist, the director of product and customer services, and the manager of education and support services for several software-development companies. Previously, he was the lead proposal specialist for an aircraft engine manufacturer, a development editor for a computer book publisher, and a civilian aviation test officer/engineer for the U.S. Army. Brad holds a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo and has received advanced education in maintainability engineering, business, and other topics.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Preparing Que Title 2009
Chapter 2 Getting Started with iPhoto
Chapter 3 Building and Organizing an iPhoto Photo Library
Chapter 4 Improving Photos in iPhoto
Chapter 5 Sharing Photos with iPhoto
Chapter 6 Creating Projects in iPhoto
Chapter 7 Getting Started with iMovie
Chapter 8 Building a Movie
Chapter 9 Sharing Movies with iMovie
Chapter 10 Creating a Simple Soundtrack in GarageBand
Chapter 11 Getting Started with iWeb
Chapter 12 Building Up a Web Site
Chapter 13 Publishing and Maintaining an iWeb Web Site
Chapter 14 Getting Started with iDVD
Chapter 15 Building a DVD Menu
Chapter 16 Building a DVD
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