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iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, iWeb, iDVD
In the only Apple-certified guide to iLife '08, the authors have you working miracles with iLife within the first few pages. Featuring footage and images from around the world, this book/DVD combo uses real-life material and practical lessons that you can apply immediately to your own projects. Focused lessons take you step by step through all aspects of iLife '08--everything from organizing and sharing your photo library to creating polished video and soundtracks. Along the way, you’ll produce podcasts, websites, blogs, video blogs, and custom DVDs.
- Master the iLife suite of tools quickly through fun, real-world projects
- Turn your photos into cards, picture books, calendars, or a web gallery
- Add motion and sound to your slideshows, then publish them online
- Create a polished video with transitions, music, and effects
- Learn "Hollywood-style" techniques for making better videos
- Build a soundtrack in GarageBand, and learn to score a simple movie
- Publish Web sites, blogs, podcasts, and DVD menus with ease.
SPECIAL NOTE: Before starting the lessons in the book, visit www.peachpit.com/atsilife08 for important lesson file updates.
In the only Apple-certified guide to iLife '08, readers will learn how to master their digital media within the first few pages. Using real-life material and practical lessons that readers can apply immediately to their own projects, this book/DVD combo offers a complete, self-paced course in creating and sharing digital music, photos, movies, podcasts, and blogs with iLife '08. Focused lessons take readers step-by-step through everything from making custom music CDs to adding motion and sound to a slideshow of photos, then posting them on the Web. Fully updated to cover all the new features of iLife '08, readers will learn how to take full advantage of iMovie's radically new interface to create movies in a snap, take advantage of the brand-new organizational tools in iPhoto, and jam with Magic GarageBand's virtual instruments.
The book is both a self-paced learning tool and the official curriculum of the Apple Training and Certification Program, used by schools and training centers worldwide. An easy, accessible style paired with ample illustrations and keyboard shortcuts guarantee that readers become proficient with iLife in no time.