Ilife Bible

Ilife Bible

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"Cohen and LeVitus go deep and push the iLife applications to their limits. You may end up knowing iLife better than Apple does." --Todd Stauffer, author, iMovie 2 For Dummies If iLife can do it, you can do it too...Apple's redesigned digital hub gives you all the tools you need to enhance your digital lifestyle, and this comprehensive reference teaches you how. Two Mac experts open every "i" with complete tutorials, tips, and tricks for each updated application, then show you how to integrate iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie, and iDVD for maximum creative power. If you still want more after conquering iLife, they even provide previews of some higher-end digital media tools you can explore. Inside, you'll find complete coverage of the iLife suite Explore the digital hub and learn how to share your work on CD, DVD, or the Web Discover new features of iTunes 4, build and manage an iTunes library, create and use playlists, and incorporate visual effects Organize and edit mode tools, improve photos, and create albums or slide shows in iPhoto Edit video clips, add text and narration, and crop audio clips in iMovie, then export the finished product to QuickTime or iDVD Learn professional techniques that make you a better photographer or movie maker Combine iTunes, iPhoto, iDVD, and iMovie to enhance your multimedia projects Use the iLife applications with third-party products like Adobe (R) Photoshop (R) , Toast Titanium, and othersshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 600 pages
  • 188.7 x 233.9 x 32.8mm | 879.98g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764541722
  • 9780764541728

About Cohen

Dennis R. Cohen has written or contributed to many books, including iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie, & iDVD Bible, Macworld Mac OS X Bible, Macworld Microsoft Office 2001 Bible, Macworld AppleWorks 6 Bible, AppleWorks 6 For Dummies, and Mac Secrets, 6th Edition, as well as being the technical editor for over 70 titles in just the past few years. A software developer for over 20 years and a Mac developer since 1984, he brings a history not only with the Mac, but also with other platforms (including Unix). Dennis lives in Sunnyvale, California, with his Boston Terrier, Spenser. Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus is the author of over 40 books, including Dr. Mac: The OS X Files, or, "How to Become a Mac OS X Power User," and Mac OS X For Dummies for Wiley, and The Little iTunes Book and The Little iDVD Book for Peachpit Press. He's been a newspaper columnist for the Houston Chronicle for five years penning the popular "Dr. Mac" column every Friday for their award-winning Business section, and has been published in most magazines with the word "Mac" in their title. He's known for his expertise, trademark humorous style, and ability to translate "techie" jargon into usable and fun advice for regular folks.show more

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These two guides to Apple's "iLife" (or "digital hub") multimedia applications are appropriate for all public libraries. For beginners, iLife includes a useful if not scintillating 90-minute DVD that expands on and demonstrates concepts covered in the book. Its helpful menus allow viewers to watch entire sections on each iLife application or to jump to subtopics. The book contains step-by-step instructions for completing common tasks (e.g., ripping CDs with itunes, importing video into iMovie), as well as discussions of how components work together to create a complete multimedia experience. Numerous full-color screen shots help illustrate activities. For intermediate users, the more comprehensive Bible also features step-by-step guidance to common tasks, plus more advanced instructions and tips for those wanting to take further advantage of the applications. Helpful notes, sidebars, tips, cautions, and cross references lead to additional info; appendixes cover system requirements and changes in the newly released iTunes v.4. (Library Journal, August 2003)show more