Synopses & Reviews
iLife receives very wide distribution because it comes preloaded on every Mac sold. iLife '09 features innovative new updates to the immensely popular suite and helps users organize, manage, and share their digital content like never before. iPhoto's new Faces and Places technology recognizes people and places automatically, making it easier than ever to find images. Sharing images is a snap with the new Facebook tool; upload to facebook without leaving iPhoto And if the mages aren't perfect--not a problem--this book shows readers how they can enhance, edit, and present their images with the robust editing tools in iPhoto. Creating a website and keeping it current is a snap in iWeb; use this book to learn how to design, publish, and maintain a website. Interactive elements are simple with the new widgets feature. Looking to update photos instantly with the RSS feeder? Add Google maps? Or insert a YouTube video that plays directly from the site? It's all inside Find out how to create a cinematic masterpiece with iMovie and share memories and experiences with cool new themes, easy to use editing tools, and drag and drop simplicity. Even budding musicians can bloom with GarageBand; record, edit, and arrange songs and then post them to an iTunes library with the help of the straight forward tasks found in this book. Readers will benefit from the full-color, easy-to-follow instructions making this an indispensable tool for both first-timers and seasoned iLife users. With a graphical format and step-by-step examples, Teach Yourself VISUALLY iLife '09 helps readers tackle all the applications included in the suite at a pace that's comfortable.
Make the most of your iLife with this full-color guide to Apple's exciting new digital lifestyle suite
Every Mac computer comes preloaded with iLife, which consists of iPhoto, iWeb, iMovie, iDVD, and GarageBand,. With iLife, you can turn a home movie into an Oscar-worthy film, compose and record original music, create Web sites and blogs, and do so much more. Full-color throughout, this book captures the essence of iLife and gets you up to speed on all the new features of the latest release.
Packed with helpful examples, straightforward tasks, and step-by-step instructions, Teach Yourself VISUALLY iLife '09 encourages you to learn each application within iLife '09 at your own pace. You'll discover how to organize, manage, and share your digital content like never before.
- iLife allows you to do more with your movies, music, and photos than ever before, and this introduction walks you through all the essentials of this digital lifestyle suite
- Enhance, edit, and present images using iPhoto; create and update a Web site in no time with iWeb; record, edit, and arrange songs with GarageBand
- Full-color screen shots, easy-to-follow instructions, and helpful examples serve to get you started using each application immediately
Whether you're looking to organize and share photos, edit and enhance home movies, or record music using software instruments, this useful book is an ideal introduction to iLife '09.
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Teach Yourself Visually
The fast and easy way to learn
Teach Yourself Visually
Are you a visual learner? Do you prefer instructions that show you how to do something and skip the long-winded explanations? If so, then this book is for you. Open it up and you'll find clear, step-by-step screen shots that show you how to tackle more than 190 tasks involving photos, movies, music, and Web sites. Each task-based spread covers a single technique, sure to help you get up and running on iLife '09 in no time.
You'll learn to:
Import and view photos
Create photo and movie projects
Mix your music in GarageBand®
Create and publish Web sites
Publish blogs and podcasts online
Share media on Facebook
Two-page lessons break big topics into bite-sized modules
Succinct explanations walk you through step by step
Full-color screen shots demonstrate each task
Helpful sidebars offere practical tips and tricks
Table of Contents
chapter 1 Getting Started with iLife ’09.
chapter 2 Exploring iLife ’09 on the Mac.
chapter 3 Importing and Viewing Photos.
chapter 4 Organizing Photos.
chapter 5 Editing Photos.
chapter 6 Sharing Photos.
chapter 7 Importing and Organizing Movies.
chapter 8 Editing Movies.
chapter 9 Adding Audio to Movies.
chapter 10 Adding Special Effects to Movies.
chapter 11 Sharing a Movie.
chapter 12 Editing and Mixing Music.
chapter 13 Recording Music.
chapter 14 Sharing Music.
chapter 15 Learning to Play Music.
chapter 16 Setting Up a Web Site.
chapter 17 Content.
chapter 18 Adding Custom Features to a Web Site.
chapter 19 Publishing a Web Site.
chapter 20 Creating a DVD Project.
chapter 21 Editing a DVD Project.
chapter 22 Sharing a DVD Project.