iLife '11 For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 21, 2011 - Computers - 432 pages
Get the most out of the latest iLife suite with this full-color, friendly guide!

The iLife software suite from Apple is comprised of iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, GarageBand, and iWeb, all of which assist with organizing, viewing, and publishing digital content such as photos, movies, music, and Web pages. This fun, friendly, and full-color guide will help you easily and efficiently organize all your digital materials. Veteran author Tony Bove reviews the latest enhancements to the latest version of iLife and presents you with clear explanations and step-by-step instructions for keeping track of everything digital.

  • Popular author Tony Bove shows you how to organize your digital photos, movie clips, audio, Web pages, and much more with the newest version of iLife
  • Features full-color images, clear explanations, and step-by-step instructions to demonstrate how iLife can make your life easier and more organized
  • Walks you through the capabilities of iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, GarageBand, and iWeb

With iLife '11 For Dummies, Tony Bove shows you how to organize your digital life!


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Table of Contents
Burning Your Releases with iDVD
Getting to Know iPhoto
Opening the iPhoto Window
Importing Pictures
Every Picture Tells a Story
Browsing Faces
Browsing and Searching Photos
Changing a Themes Buttons
Burning Down the Disc
Adding an Autoplay Video
Burning and Testing the DVD
Getting OutaSite with iWeb
Choosing a theme and page template
Testing and formatting links
Entering Blog Heaven

Saving and Editing a Slideshow
Exporting to an iPad iPod or iPhone or
Exporting to your hard drive
Ordering Prints
Winning an Oscar with Movie
Choosing import options for HD video
Importing from a randomaccess video
Organizing and Improving Video Clips
Sorting and Deleting Clips
Editing a Blockbuster Sequence
Adding Photos from iPhoto
Speeding slowing and reversing clips
Dial T for Titles and Credits
Syncing your audio and video
A casting call for the Media Browser
Adding videos
Transferring Video to Disc in One Step
Incorporating Widgets
Creating multiple sites
Notifying Facebook
Playing in the GarageBand
Careful with That Axe Eugene
Getting Ready for the
Setting Inputs and Outputs
Setting the time signature
Recording a Track
Arranging Regions in the Timeline
Making a Podcast Episode
Mixing Tracks
Editing Real Instrument tracks
Ten iLife Tips
Ten Plus Online Resources

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About the author (2011)

Tony Bove has been called "the Isaac Asimov of tech publishing" for his clear and creative explanations of technology to the non-techie audience. He has authored or coauthored more than two dozen computer books, including all editions of iPod & iTunes For Dummies and iPod touch For Dummies. Tony is also a musician and blogs about iPhones, iPads, iPods, and the iLife applications at

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