Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. iTunes 4

    1. Chapter 1 Getting Music Into iTunes

      1. A Quick Tour
      2. Music from CDs
      3. Importing Other Music Files into iTunes
    2. Chapter 2 Getting Music Out of iTunes

      1. Playing Music
      2. Internet Radio
      3. Burning a CD or DVD
      4. CD Covers and Printed Playlists
      5. Playing Songs Across a Network
      6. AirPort Express and AirTunes
    3. Chapter 3 Managing Your Music

      1. Deleting Songs
      2. Searching for Songs
      3. Ratings
      4. Song Information
      5. Converting Between File Formats
      6. Joining Tracks
      7. Start and Stop Times for Songs
      8. Playlists
    4. Chapter 4 The iTunes Music Store

      1. Welcome to the Music Store
      2. A Store Tour
      3. Searching and Shopping
      4. What to Do with Music You’ve Bought
      5. Copy It to Your iPod
      6. Music Store Billing
      7. “Books on Tape” from Audible
    5. Chapter 5 The iPod Connection

      1. Your Very First Sync
      2. Variations on the Auto-Transfer Theme
      3. The Unspeakable Act: iPod to Mac Copying
  2. iPhoto

    1. Chapter 6 Camera Meets Mac

      1. iPhoto Arrives
      2. Getting Your Pictures into iPhoto
      3. The Post-Dump Slideshow
      4. Where iPhoto Keeps Your Files
    2. Chapter 7 The Digital Shoebox

      1. The Source List
      2. More on Film Rolls
      3. Working with Your Photos
      4. Titles, Dates, and Comments
      5. The Photo Info Window
      6. Rate Your Photos
      7. Deleting Photos
      8. Albums
      9. Smart Albums
      10. Keywords
      11. Customizing the Shoebox
    3. Chapter 8 Editing Your Shots

      1. One-Click Fixups: The Enhance Button
      2. Cropping
      3. Painting Out Freckles, Scratches, and Hairs
      4. Brightness/Contrast
      5. Red-Eye
      6. B & W, Sepia
      7. Rotate
      8. Customizing the Toolbar
      9. Beyond iPhoto
      10. Reverting to the Original
    4. Chapter 9 The iPhoto Slideshow

      1. About Slideshows
      2. Setting Up the Show
      3. Running the Show
      4. Slideshows and iDVD
    5. Chapter 10 Prints and Books

      1. Resolution and Shape
      2. Printing from iPhoto
      3. Ordering Prints Online
      4. Publishing a Photo Book
    6. Chapter 11 Photos Online—And On Your Network

      1. Emailing Photos
      2. Publishing Photos on the Web
      3. The .Mac Slideshow
      4. Photo Sharing on the Network
      5. The QuickTime Slideshow
      6. Building a Custom Screen Saver
      7. One-Click Desktop Backdrop
    7. Chapter 12 iPhoto File Management

      1. About iPhoto Discs
      2. iPhoto Backups
      3. Managing Photo Libraries
      4. Merging Photo Libraries
      5. Beyond iPhoto
      6. Exporting and Converting Pictures
  3. iMovie

    1. Chapter 13 Camcorder Meets Mac

      1. Meet Digital Video
      2. Connecting to FireWire
      3. Getting into iMovie
      4. Importing Camcorder Footage
      5. How iMovie Organizes Its Files
      6. Importing Footage from Non-DV Tapes
    2. Chapter 14 Building the Movie Track

      1. Navigating Your Clips
      2. Shortening Clips by Dragging
      3. Three Ways to Trim a Clip
      4. Splitting a Clip
      5. The Movie Track: Your Storyboard
      6. Tricks of the Timeline Viewer
      7. Playing the Movie Track
      8. Full-Screen Playback Mode
    3. Chapter 15 Transitions and Special Effects

      1. About Transitions
      2. When to Use Transitions
      3. Creating a Transition
      4. Transitions: The iMovie Catalog
      5. The Effects Pane
      6. Effects: The iMovie Catalog
      7. Installing More Effects
    4. Chapter 16 Titles, Captions, and Credits

      1. Setting Up a Title
      2. Choose a Color for the Lettering
      3. Inserting and Rendering a Title
      4. The iMovie Titles Catalog
    5. Chapter 17 Narration, Music, and Sound

      1. The Two iMovie Soundtracks
      2. Audio Clips
      3. Recording Narration
      4. Importing iTunes Music
      5. CD Music
      6. Sound Effects
      7. Editing Audio Clips
      8. Overlaying Video over Sound
      9. Extracting Audio from Video
    6. Chapter 18 Still Pictures and QuickTime Movies

      1. Importing Still Images
      2. The Ken Burns Effect
      3. Creating Still Images from Footage
      4. Importing QuickTime Movies
      5. Grabbing Clips from Other Projects
    7. Chapter 19 Finding Your Audience

      1. Exporting to Tape
      2. Exporting to a QuickTime Movie
      3. Posting Movies on the Web
      4. Movies on Your Phone
  4. iDVD

    1. Chapter 20 From iMovie to iDVD

      1. Why iDVD?
      2. What You’re in For
      3. Phase 1: Insert Chapter Markers
      4. Phase 2: Hand Off to iDVD
      5. Phase 3: Design the Menu Screens
      6. Phase 4: Burning Your DVD
    2. Chapter 21 iDVD Slideshows

      1. The iDVD Slideshow
      2. Extra Credit: Self-Playing Slideshows
    3. Chapter 22 Advanced iDVD

      1. Designing Your Own Themes
      2. Editing and Positioning Text
      3. Changing Backgrounds
      4. Choosing Menu Audio
      5. Saving Favorites
      6. Buying Sound and Vision
      7. iDVD—The DVD-ROM Maker
      8. Archiving Your Project
      9. Duplicating a DVD
      10. Professional Duplicating
  5. GarageBand

    1. Chapter 23 Setting Up the Garage

      1. Opening GarageBand
      2. Playback
      3. Cycling (Looping)
      4. Navigating the Music
      5. Two Kinds of Music
      6. Tracks
      7. Muting and Soloing Tracks
    2. Chapter 24 Loops

      1. Starting a New GarageBand Project
      2. The Loop Browser
      3. Placing a Loop
      4. More Loops
      5. “Save as Archive”
    3. Chapter 25 Regions

      1. Selecting Regions
      2. Renaming Regions
      3. Dragging Regions
      4. The Grid
      5. Looping Regions
      6. Shortening Regions I
      7. Shortening Regions II
      8. Lengthening Regions
      9. Splitting Regions
      10. Joining Regions
      11. Copy and Paste
      12. Option-Drag
      13. Delete
      14. The Time Display
    4. Chapter 26 Software Instruments (MIDI)

      1. How to Feed a Hungry GarageBand
      2. Your FREE! Onscreen Digital Piano
      3. The Mac Keyboard as Piano
      4. MIDI Synths and Controllers
      5. Recording a MIDI Track
      6. Retakes
      7. Spot Recording (Punch In/Punch Out)
      8. Cumulative Recording
      9. Mod Wheels and Other MIDI Fun
      10. Editing Software Instrument Parts
      11. Quantizing (Fix Timing)
      12. Velocity, Pedaling, and Other MIDI Data
    5. Chapter 27 Real Instruments (Live Audio)

      1. The Setup
      2. Recording a Live Audio Track
      3. Editing Real Instrument Regions
    6. Chapter 28 Effects, Guitar Amps, and Instrument Modules

      1. Instrument-Named Presets
      2. Save Instrument, Delete Instrument
      3. Effect Modules
    7. Chapter 29 Mixing and Publishing

      1. Mixing Tracks
      2. The Master Track
      3. Publishing the Song
  6. Troubleshooting

    1. Chapter 30 Troubleshooting iTunes

      1. Rule 1: Get the Latest
      2. Rule 2: Back Up Your Library
      3. Store-Bought Songs Won’t Play
      4. Playback Problems
    2. Chapter 31 Troubleshooting iPhoto

      1. Importing
      2. Printing
      3. Editing
      4. General Questions
    3. Chapter 32 Troubleshooting iMovie & iDVD

      1. Three Golden Rules
      2. General iMovie Troubleshooting
      3. Starting Up and Importing
      4. Title Trouble
      5. Photo Problems
      6. Exporting Troubles
      7. Project Corruption
      8. Problems with Sound
      9. Relinking Missing iDVD Files
    4. Chapter 33 Troubleshooting GarbageBand

      1. The Speed Problem
      2. Trouble with Loops
      3. Recording and Editing Problems
      4. Mixing and Publishing Glitches
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