Easy Ilife 09

Easy Ilife 09

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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. Category: Apple Covers: iLife 09 User Level: Beginner "
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  • Paperback | 235 pages
  • 198.12 x 248.92 x 12.7mm | 521.63g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • Indianapolis, IN, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, color
  • 0789739755
  • 9780789739759

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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. Category: Apple Covers: iLife '09 User Level: Beginner
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Table of contents

Chapter 1 Preparing iLife 09..........................................2     Installing iLife 09.........................................................4     Updating iLife Applications........................................5     Obtaining and Configuring a MobileMe Account......6     Backing Up Your iLife Content...................................8     Restoring Your iPhoto Photos................................... 10     Restoring Other iLife Content.................................. 11 Chapter 2 Getting Started with iPhoto................ 12     Preparing iPhoto for Imports.................................... 14     Importing Photos into the Photo Library................ 15     Viewing Photos........................................................... 16     Viewing Photos in Events.......................................... 18     Identifying Faces in Photos...................................... 20     Viewing Photos by Faces...........................................23     Associating Photos with Known Places....................24     Associating Photos with New Places........................26     Viewing Photos by Places Using the Map.................28     Viewing Photos by Places Using the List..................29     Viewing Photos in Slideshows.................................. 30     Viewing Photo Information.......................................32 Chapter 3 Organizing and Searching an iPhoto Photo Library.............................. 34     Changing a Photo’s Tags Using the Info Dialog Box...................................................................36     Changing a Photo’s Tags Using the Info Pane..........37     Changing Tags for Multiple Photos Simultaneously...........................................................38     Configuring Keywords for Photos........................... 40     Applying Keywords to Photos...................................42     Searching for Photos by Basic Information.............43     Searching for Photos by Keywords.......................... 44     Searching for Photos by Date...................................45     Searching for Photos by Rating.................................46     Viewing an Event’s Information................................47     Tagging an Event........................................................ 48     Merging Events...........................................................49     Splitting Events......................................................... 50     Creating Events.......................................................... 51     Moving Photos Between Events...............................52     Organizing Albums and Projects in Folders.............53     Creating and Adding Photos to Standard Photo Albums........................................................................54     Creating Smart Photo Albums..................................56 Chapter 4 Improving Photos in iPhoto................. 58     Editing Photos........................................................... 60     Rotating Photos..........................................................62     Applying Effects to Photos.......................................63     Cropping Photos........................................................64     Straightening Photos.................................................66     Enhancing Photos.......................................................67     Removing Red-eye......................................................68     Retouching Photos.....................................................70     Adjusting Photos........................................................ 72 Chapter 5 Sharing Photos with iPhoto.................74     Printing Photos........................................................... 76     Ordering Prints of Photos.........................................78     Emailing Photos......................................................... 80     Publishing Photos to a MobileMe Gallery................82     Publishing Photos to an iWeb Web Site.................. 84     Sharing Photos on Facebook.....................................86     Sharing Your Photos on a Local Network................ 88     Accessing Photos Shared with You on a Local Network............................................................89     Burning Photos to Disc............................................. 90 Chapter 6 Creating Projects in iPhoto................ 92     Creating Slideshows...................................................94     Creating Calendars....................................................98     Creating Greeting Cards........................................ 100     Building Photo Books............................................... 102     Previewing, Editing, and Ordering Projects..........106 Chapter 7 Getting Started with iMovie.............. 108     Adding Video to the Event Library..........................110     Previewing Clips in the Event Library..................... 112     Organizing the Event Library................................... 114     Renaming Events....................................................... 115     Splitting Events......................................................... 116     Merging Events.......................................................... 117     Starting a New iMovie Project................................. 118     Working in the Project Library................................ 119 Chapter 8 Building a Movie’s Video Track.......... 120     Adding Video Clips to a Project...............................122     Trimming Video Clips in a Project.......................... 124     Cropping Video Clips in a Project...........................125     Adjusting the Video Quality of Clips in a Project................................................................ 126     Applying Special Effects to a Video Clip................127     Adding iPhoto Photos to a Project......................... 128     Adding Transitions Between Video Clips in a Project................................................................130     Adding and Editing Titles.........................................132     Editing Clips with the Precision Editor.................. 134 Chapter 9 Building a Movie’s Soundtrack..........136     Adjusting Native Audio for Video Clipsin a Project................................................................ 138     Adding Sound Effects to a Project.........................140     Adding iTunes Audio to a Project........................... 142     Trimming an Audio Track......................................... 144     Mixing a Project’s Soundtrack................................ 145 Chapter 10 Sharing Movies with iMovie................ 146     Putting a Movie on DVD.......................................... 148     Publishing a Project to the Web Using     MobileMe.................................................................. 149     Putting a Project onto an iPhone or iPod.............. 150     Publishing a Project to the Web Using iWeb.......... 151     Publishing a Project to the Web Using YouTube....152 Chapter 11 Getting Started with iWeb...................154     Creating a Web Site................................................. 156     Configuring a Web Site.............................................157     Adding Pages to a Web Site.................................... 158     Adding Text Content................................................160     Formatting Text on a Web Page...............................162     Replacing Template Graphics with Drag and Drop................................................................... 164     Replacing Template Graphics Using the Media Browser.......................................................... 165     Formatting Graphics................................................ 166     Replacing and Formatting Pictures on the Photos Template...................................................... 168     Configuring Slideshow and Download Options for Photos................................................................. 170     Adding and Formatting Albums on the My Albums Template.......................................................172 Chapter 12 Building Up a Web Site............................. 174     Adding Text to Web Pages........................................176     Adding Shapes to Web Pages...................................177     Adding Web Widgets to Web Pages........................178     Adding Movies to Web Pages...................................179     Adding Hyperlinks to Pages on Your Web Site......180     Adding Hyperlinks to Other Web Sites.................. 182     Configuring a Web Page.......................................... 184     Adding More Sites to a Web Site............................ 186     Removing Content from a Web Site....................... 187 Chapter 13 Publishing and Maintaining an iWeb Web Site...............................................188     Publishing Web Sites Using MobileMe...................190     Testing Web Sites...................................................... 191     Maintaining and Updating Web Sites..................... 192     Setting a Default Web Site...................................... 193     Using Your Own Web Site Address with MobileMe.................................................................. 194 Chapter 14 Creating DVD s with iDVD ........................196     Creating a New iDVD Project................................. 198     Adding Movies to a DVD Project...........................200     Adding Slideshows to a DVD Project..................... 202     Designing Menus..................................................... 204     Configuring Drop Zones on a Menu....................... 206     Configuring Menus.................................................. 208     Adding Menus to a DVD........................................... 210     Mapping a DVD.......................................................... 211     Previewing a DVD......................................................212     Burning a DVD.......................................................... 213 Chapter 15 Creating a Simple Soundtrack in GarageBand.................................................214     Creating a New Project with Magic GarageBand.............................................................. 216     Saving and Naming a Project................................... 219     Selecting a Track’s Instrument............................... 220     Playing an Instrument with the Keyboard..............221     Playing an Instrument with Musical Typing............ 222     Recording a Music Track While You Play an Instrument...........................................................224     Adding a Loop to a Project......................................226     Mixing Audio Tracks.................................................228     Using GarageBand Music in iLife Projects.............229 TOC, 9780789739759, 3/13/09  
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About Brad Miser

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. "
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