Synopses & Reviews
In the only Apple-certified guide to iLife ’05, digital pioneer Michael Rubin has you making miracles with iLife within the first few pages. Using real-life material and practical lessons that you can apply immediately to your own projects, this book/DVD combo offers a complete, self-paced course in all aspects of iLife ’05. Focused lessons take you step-by-step through everything from arranging your iTunes library to adding special effects to your video project. You’ll learn to make custom music CDs or DJ a party with your iPod, add motion and sound to your slide shows and use “Hollywood style” techniques for making better videos. With this book you'll go from newbie to producer of your own media content in one day! 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 will make iLife their life in no time.
First Apple-certified guide to cover the digital lifestyle apps at the heart of Mac OS X: iLife 04! With the proliferation of digital devices, today's Mac owner is also likely to be a digital camera owner, a CD burner, a camcorder operator, and more--which makes it no surprise that for many of you Mac users, the iLife apps are what it's all about. Here to show you how to take their media projects to new creative heights is the only Apple-certified curriculum for the iLife suite, this self-paced learning tool takes you step-by-step through practical, real-word projects that teach every aspect of iLife--from creating funky tunes with GarageBand to putting those tunes to use in iPhoto slide shows, using them as background audio in iMovie projects, and getting them to play behind the titles of an iDVD project. An easy, accessible style paired with ample illustrations and keyboard shortcuts guarantee that readers will make iLife their life in no time.
First Apple-certified guide to cover the digital lifestyle apps at the heart of Mac OS X: iLife 04!
About the Author
Michael Rubin is an entrepreneur, editor, and educator dedicated to empowering people with new media tools. In 1985 he joined the team George Lucas assembled to introduce cutting-edge technology to Hollywood. Michael has designed nonlinear editing tools and supported feature films and television projects such as The Twilight Zone and Sheltering Sky. In 1991 he published Nonlinear, the first book on computer editing for film and video, now in it's fourth edition. His other books include The Little Digital Video Book and Making Movies with Final Cut Express (both Peachpit Press). He is also the co-founder and CEO of Petroglyph Ceramic Lounge.